Is there a difference between big and tall?
Yes Big is your width tall is your height
Big usually refers to someones build (i.e. muscle or fat). Tall specifically refers to someone's stature/height.
Tall people are not necessarily big and vice versa.
What are the similarities or difference between Ralph ellison's battle royal and Richard wright's big black good man?
For most people, these all mean the same thing. Sometimes, the term 'big girl' refers to a girl who is tall for her age. It is quite possible to find an exceptionally tall girl who is not a fat chubby obesity. Similarly, it is possile to find a fat chubby obesity who is not tall, and therefore who is not a big girl in this respect. Often, fat chubby obesities do not move very much…