Both the purple pileus and mrs turner cutting the grass have many similarities, of which the most significant is the way both stories are concerned about how other people judge the appearances and values of the central characters.
Mrs turner cutting the grass = narrator is all knowing we know what many different characters are thinking and the span of mrs turner's life. ‘mrs turner cutting the grass’ and ‘the purple plieus’ are both written in different historical and cultural backgroundsmrs turner and previous go to page.
Mrs turner cutting the grass & the purple pileus comparison - both stories concentrate on how people appear to others discuss the way each writer uses comic elements to achieve a serious effect. In the short story “mrs turner cutting the grass” by carol shields, the ideology of not judging a book by its cover can be seen as a main theme of the story as it shows the main character, geraldine being judged by everyone that surrounds her all throughout her life.
Just like ‘mrs turner cutting the grass’ purple plieus ends with the author using same sort of adjectives to describe the main character, but with an extra positive adjective h/g/wells describes coombes as a ‘little man’ in the beginning, and then at the end calls him an ‘absurd little man.
Mrs turner cutting the grass theme don't judge a book by it's cover individual opinion prejuduce setting plot character analysis real world connections literary devices about the author and the story set up- mrs turner is not well liked 1 in the beginning of the story mrs turner is in her lawn in. The collected stories of carol shields reviewed by clara thomas, books in canada “mrs turner cutting the grass” is another of shields’s encapsulated novels mrs turner with her frizzy red-grey hair, in her shorts and halter, industriously cutting her grass on a hot june.