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Compare and Contrast Groundhogs Day and The Fall Steve Perri George Brown These two works have a very similar story to them In Groundhogs Day Bill Murrays character Phil is stuck in the same day until he can become truly happy In The Fall the main character is suffering from an identity crisis As we watch and read we find that these two people have a very similar predicament In Groundhogs Day Phil tries to find meaning in his life through women In the first event he learns about a woman named Nancy On the subsequent day he takes the knowledge that he got from her to get her in bed It is in this scene of them making out that we learn two things about Phil The first is he will say and do anything to get a girl in the sack The second is that we see what he really desires is Rita This is very similar to the goings on in The Fall In The Fall we see that the main character will also say anything to get the girl in the sack However unlike Phil who could only have a one night stand with any given girl the main character of The Fall makes the women he fornicates with pledge that they will forever be his At the end of Groundhogs Day we see hat Phil has helped just about everybody in the town and has gotten Rita in a respectable way As quite the contrary the main character of The Fall has not come to the to coin a Clich And they lived Happily Ever After point in his life It seems that he is pleading with Death to come and take him a way or if not death then the police something to change the monotony It is very reminiscent of the scenes were Phil kills himself except in that he
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