The Girl and the Fox" and "Carter's Holler” explore some similar theme/life lessons. Compare and contrast a theme or lesson that is developed in both stories. need a response to identify a shared theme and explain the similarities and difference in how it is developed. To do this, students discuss craft techniques each author uses to develop the theme. If they are shown a multimedia and print version of the same text, they can also compare and contrast the effect the different versions have on the development of the theme.