|Comparison of "Spotted Horses" and "The Bear
"Spotted Horses" and "The Bear," two short stories by William Faulkner, reveal similarities and differences which broadly encompass his richness in style. This discussion relates a comparison and contrast of the two works in terms of style, plot, theme, characterization, and other characteristics of the two pieces.
The first easily apparent difference is that of length. "Spotted Horses" is a short story. "The Bear" is rather long to be categorized as a short story but rather short to be called a novel . Perhaps it is a novella or a novelette. The styles are also rather different, although each is fully representative of Faulkner's powerful use of the descriptive word. "Spotted Horses" is a funny story about horse trading, told in an