Throughout both passages many flocks of birds are seen, the observers said they came and came. The observers watched the birds for countless hours, while writing down what they saw and felt. While both observed their beauty and they way they flew perfected and together, they had different ideas about the purpose of what the birds meant to them.
Observer Audubon and Dillard noted how geometrically beautiful the birds were and the flocks they flew in. Dillard noted the millions of birds he had observed and how they all were going the same direction, just as Audubon mentioned in this quote, “Greater numbers than I thought I had ever seen them before.” When the observers describe the amount of birds and their forms, this gives the audience the sense that they are seeing the same thing just in different locations.
While both mentioned the amount of birds flying in the air they both also commented on the beauty of the birds. Dillard goes into talk about how the flocks almost unravel like yarn or a cloth, while Audubon mentioned their form as the true beauty. Audubon says how he cannot explain to the audience the beauty of the birds in this quote, “I cannot describe to you the extreme beauty of their ariel evolutions.” This gives the audience a different sense of imagery, one from each passage, Dillard goes into detail of what she felt while watching the birds while Audubon gives more imagery of what one thing can do to the once perfect birds.
Audubon depicts a hawk there to tournament the one beautiful flock of birds. He describes how they came together all at once then descended from the ground. This gi...