Essays Tagged: "Alan Paton"

Nature vs. Nurture in "Cry ,the beloved Country"

ephen Kumalo, are shown to have distinctly different values, although they are of the same family. Alan Paton, through his juxtaposition of John Kumalo and Stephen Kumalo, provides a correlation betw ... he people around them, and their actions in concerning their sons. Through John and Stephen Kumalo, Alan Paton shows his view that a person's character is based on the environment around him and not o ...

(3 pages) 85 0 4.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Cry the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton

hat God has not done for South Africaman must do."In the book, Cry, the Beloved Country, written by Alan Paton, some major conflicts follow the story from beginning to end. Two of these conflicts woul ...

(4 pages) 98 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Cry, the Beloved Country", by Alan Paton. Stimulates a Change

e population of South Africa to theracism that is slowly disintegrating the society and its people. Alan Paton designs his work toexpress his views on the injustices and racial hatred that plague Sout ... ological Critique: Teaching Cry, TheBeloved Country.' College Literature, October, 1992, 206.Paton, Alan. Cry, the Beloved Country. New York: Collier, 1987.

(4 pages) 71 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Human Race - Race of Human? Essay about the various aspects of "Cry, The Beloved Country" by Alan Paton

tunate murderers. The native people of South Africa are the victims of this kind of biased society. Alan Paton's 1948 novel, Cry, the Beloved Country addresses these problems of South Africa as well a ... d by the nature of the natives, it is gradually formed by the environment. Even today, there are imbalance and unequal social systems around the world. Creators of these one-sided societies do not wan ...

(6 pages) 102 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Cry, the Beloved Country", written by Alan Paton.

The novel Cry, the Beloved Country, written by "Alan Paton", takes place in South Africa in 1946, just before the onset of apartheid, or the separat ... novel presents a study of human relationship of how pain, suffering and love bring people together."Alan Paton" begins Cry, the Beloved Country with a description of the land surrounding Ixopo, the vi ... thods in Ndotsheni. As a result, the importance of humanity and compassion is evident in the novel. Alan Paton uses the conflict between urban and rural society and the various qualities they represen ...

(8 pages) 83 0 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The Decay of tribal culture in South Africa is analyzed partially using the novel "Cry, the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton.

and the system instilleddiscriminatory and unjust policies in addition to the separation (A short).Alan Paton implements his stand concerning the problem of tribal decay into Cry the Beloved Country- ... possible tragic denouement in the future of South Africa if the people cannot establish unity (71). Alan Paton's novel suggests that the moral and cultural decay can be stopped and mended by means of ...

(7 pages) 89 0 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Africa: CTBC

es at least 2 themes-Uses at least three quotes from the bookThe book "Cry, the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton is a book about agitation and turmoil of both whites and blacks over the white segregatio ... cters and episodes are reminiscent of stories from the New Testament and teachings of Christ. Thus, Alan Paton, as a reformer and the author of "Cry, the Beloved Country", gives the people of South Af ...

(7 pages) 39 1 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Cry the Beloved Country, "Biblical Influence". Discusses themes of hope, forgiveness and suffering, along with Kumalo's reactions based on his background. Good quotes included.

Biblical InfluenceCry, the Beloved Country, written by Alan Paton, is a story of hope, forgiveness, and suffering. We see in this novel, that Paton offers ...

(6 pages) 37 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How is racism depicted in 'Life for a Life' by Alan Paton?

How is racism depicted in 'Life for a Life' by Alan Paton?'Life for a Life' is a short story written by a famous white South African author who bec ... enge killing of a black shepherd. The story was written at the height of apartheid in 1962. Most of Alan Paton's work was written to express his views on the injustices in South Africa. His aim was to ...

(4 pages) 29 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lifestyles and leaving conditions of the black and white people in Alan Paton's 'Cry, the Beloved Country'.

t of daily life. Black people were refused voting rights and their role in the Parliament weakened. Alan Paton, in his novel had depicted the differences and similarities between living conditions of ...

(4 pages) 29 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Urban Society: The Cause of Native Corruption

elders of the community realized the urban society was simply stealing people from their homes. In Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country, Stephen Kumalo, the priest of Ndotsheni, is one such elder. H ... do not return, leaving rural villages deteriorating while they live sub-standard lives in the city. Alan Paton's novel Cry, the Beloved Country, exposes Johannesburg as the cause of native crime due t ...

(5 pages) 27 0 2.3 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Racial Tensions, Religious Axiom, and Apartheid in Alan Paton's 'Cry, The Beloved Country'.

themes and more encompass the beautiful South-African novel "Cry, The Beloved Country". The author, Alan Paton, through realistic dialogue and descriptive narrative images, allows the reader to truly ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Fear's Effect

acting with one another and creating diversity within the population. In "Cry the Beloved Country", Alan Paton illustrates fear's capabilities to change people's ways of life by creating ignorance wit ...

(3 pages) 27 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

A comparision between the stories: "The Suit" by Can themba and "The Wind and a boy" by Bessie Head

nd and a boy". Her story revolved around a boy was accepted unconditionally and loved even more so. Alan Paton wrote the story of Ha'Penny, a sad story with a bittersweet ending about a young delinque ...

(2 pages) 24 0 4.2 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Fear In South Africa

Cry, the Beloved Country, a book by Alan Paton, deals with the thematic struggle of South Africa and the oppression of blacks. In it, a ... t Mr. Arthur Jarvis out of fear. Fear is a major influence on the lives of all characters in Alan Paton's book, Cry the Beloved Country. Stephan Kumalo has a fear of the unknown, while his brot ...

(4 pages) 1007 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Lesson Before Dying

possible to have a one-way train of thought. This was so of James Jarvis, one of the characters in Alan Paton's Cry, The Beloved Country. Jarvis was a wealthy white man who lived at the top of the ro ...

(5 pages) 1102 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Death Penalty

Research Paper On the Death Penalty Do we have the right to play god. In Cry The Beloved Country by Alan Paton. A black African man was convicted of murder and sentenced to death. With feelings of gui ...

(4 pages) 22 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How "Master Harold and the Boys" Conveys the Negative Effects of Apartheid More Effectively than "Too Late the Phalarope"

Athol Fugard and Alan Paton both lived through South Africa's apartheid era; the South African government shunned the ...

(5 pages) 22 0 2.3 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Fear, Injustice and Family in Cry, the Beloved Country

ice, forcing people to live in fear of their lives. In his protest novel, Cry, the Beloved Country, Alan Paton uses the interaction of characters to illustrate the negative effects of apartheid on bot ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Stephen Kumalo and James Jarvis: Comparing Their Character Development

DevelopmentThis essay will compare the character development of Stephen Kumalo and James Jarvis in Alan Paton’s novel, Cry, The Beloved Country. Even though the two men are of two races, they ex ... oth sides of the racial barrier, but follow the same paths through grief and hope.Works CitedPaton, Alan. Cry, The Beloved Country. New York: Scribner, 1948

(4 pages) 20 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American