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The Outcasts of Poker Flat

... related in both stories is rising to the occasion. In The Outcasts of Poker Flat as well as in The Ministers Black Veil, characters are ... the two stories, The Minister's Black Veil and The Outcasts of Poker Flat. The outcasts all had made mistakes but so had the people ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.0 14/Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Outcasts Of Poker Flat And Banishment

... a strong punishment. The stories " The Soft-hearted Sioux " and "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" both contained destruction for the people that their public turned ... " the banishment was more necessary and morally justified than in "The Outcasts of Poker Flat". This is because the young man was posing a serious ...

(4 pages) 2003 0 0.0 23/Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Outcasts Of Poker Flat

... most opposite characters in the story. Work Cited Harte, Bret. "The Outcasts of Poker Flat." The American Tradition in Literature. Vol 2, McGraw-Hill College ... Total Opposites In the short story "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" by Bret Harte, the author uses characters in the story that have very similar ...

(6 pages) 6 0 0.0 29/Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Outcasts of Poker Flat

... their life is directed by fate already. In the story The Outcasts of Poker Flat, John Oakhurst is a gambler and he doesn't believe ... are unable to overcome it by themselves. However, not everybody believes their life is directed by fate already. In the story The Outcasts of Poker ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 16/Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poker Flat And The Blue Hotel

... the main characters struggle. John Oakhurst, a professional gambler in "The Outcasts of Poker Flat," has a strong belief in fate as though it were ... , Stephen Crane's "The Blue Hotel," and Bret Harte's "The Outcasts of Poker Flat," portray the West in a convincing manner. Since both Crane ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 03/Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bret Harte : A Comparison Of Works

... Roaring Camp ", and "˜Mother Shipton' and "˜The Duchess' in "The Outcasts of Poker Flat ." Harte obviously resented his mother's decision to re-marry and ... be feared, a very sinful woman." (1) In "The Outcasts of Poker Flat ," two female outcasts are, "...a young woman familiarly known as "˜The Duchess ...

(8 pages) 11 0 0.0 05/Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Outcasts Of Poker Flat

... thought I would list the characters and give the labels I thought of for them and pulled from reading. First John Oakhurst, I gave him ... be an "attention grabber", but in my paper I cant really think of an attention grabber. So I just decided to use the above statement ...

(1 pages) 473 0 0.0 01/Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Realisms View on Reputations

... taking desperate measures and therefore partaking in espionage. Harte, in The Outcasts of Poker Flat , displays his tremendous dislike for the reputation. He explains that ... no longer be susceptible to the evil influences of the bad reputation. In The Outcasts of Poker Flat, Bret Harte describes a situation that ultimately ...

(4 pages) 69 0 5.0 10/Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Inaugural Address at the Great White Throne Judgment of the Dead

... all Jews wear a yellow Star of David. They were thus labeled as outcast vermin on the bottom. Here those ... t ever sit down at a poker table where opposite you are fairies ...

(95 pages) 87 0 0.0 23/Aug/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith