Cat In The Ghetto Comparison

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Multiple children grow up in many different lifestyles. Some live in healthy lifestyles and some don’t. Some live in what is known to be a normal sized house, and have food in their kitchen to eat whenever but isn’t really close to there family. And then there are some people that live in a smaller house or apartment, and live in a sketchy neighborhood, and never have food to eat whenever. In the two songs, “Cat’s in the Cradle” and “In the Ghetto” there are many similarities and differences between the two boy’s lifestyles. “Cat’s in the Cradle” and “In the Ghetto” are similar in many forms. They both don’t have a good or no father figure in there life and didn’t grow up with a life they deserved. The father in, “Cat’s in the Cradle” never payed much attention to his son, and before he knew it, his little…show more content…
In “Cat’s in the Cradle” the boy is angry but doesn’t really show his anger until he’s an adult and has kids, and when his father wants to finally catch up and talk to his son, he said, “I’d love to, Dad, if I can find the time, you see my new job’s a hassle and kids have the flu.” The son is doing what his father always did to him, except the son now actually pays attention to his kids unlike his father.In the song, “In the Ghetto” there is no precence of a father figure at all, assuming that he left the boys mom once the baby was born. And in, “Cat’s in the Cradle” the boy has a father but he is never around. The two songs are also different because the boy in “In the Ghetto” grew up angry pretty much his whole life, putting his anger into bad things, such as stealing, fighting, and breaking every rule he could. All the attention usually was on him because of this. Unlike in “Cat’s in the Cradle” in which the boy did grow up angry but he never really showed his anger until later when he would never had time for his father. The boy never got any attention from his

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