Essays Tagged: "Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn"

A place for Non-human. "One Day in the Life" by Ivan Denisovich

through when,for safety's sake, he crushed the mittenthat Shukhov held out to him - the empty one. (Solzhenitsyn, Pg. 107)The smart move that he does is to place the empty mitten on top and take the r ... ing, so he actually make himself live longer. For example, 'Freedom meant one thing to him - home' (Solzhenitsyn, Pg.140). He is still thinking of home which he thinks that he still have hope to get o ...

(5 pages) 53 0 4.0 May/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Day in the life of Ivan Denisovich: The protagonist predicament

gonist of the novel is Ivan Denisovich Shukov prisoner number S-854. The novel written by Alexander Solzhenitsyn: "A day in the life of Ivan Denisovich" as the title suggests one day in the life of Iv ... hor himself experiencing a similar fate as Ivan Denisovich, but he only had an eight year sentence. Solzhenitsyn's Personal beliefs are portrayed in the characters that interact with Ivan. Ivan Deniso ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" by Alexander Solzhenitsyn - shows how various literary techniques are used to describe the development of Ivan's character.

In "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich," Alexander Solzhenitsyn clearly develops Ivan's character and his submission to the ten-year sentence that he f ... mission to the ten-year sentence that he faces. In an excerpt describing the zeks work preparation, Solzhenitsyn uses diction, detail, and point of view to develop Ivan's attitude of forced acceptance ... n, detail, and point of view to develop Ivan's attitude of forced acceptance.Throughout the excerpt Solzhenitsyn uses diction to further illustrate Ivan's perception of his surroundings. Solzhenitsyn ...

(3 pages) 92 1 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" by Alexander Solzhenitsyn.

et is fighting a hard battle." In the story of One day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the people in the story are fighting their own hard battle. The person in this story t ... at has arrived to him during that day.The book One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, by Alexander Solzhenitsyn explains the difficult life one goes through in one of the "special" prisons. The Chief ...

(5 pages) 57 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparative study of Existentialist European Literature

.The two books The Stranger by Albert Camus and One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn demonstrates existentialism and the psychology behind the existentialist lifestyle usin ... om of choice to do whatever you want to do. In One Day in the Life Of Ivan Denisovich, by Alexander Solzhenitsyn the book demonstrates the theme of being able to be happy anywhere no matter what the c ...

(6 pages) 36 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Solzhenitsin's One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch: analysis of a paragraph

In Alexander Solzhenitsyn's One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch, a certain paragraph conveys very well the wh ... by using good word choices and images and combining them with the a great choice of action. Solzhenitsyn sets the scene in Tsezar's warm and cozy office. Being obviously a lot better than Sukh ... tting, which is a good place to compare and contrast the life of prisoners and their guards. Solzhenitsyn helps to show the tone in this paragraph using action. At the end of the previous parag ...

(3 pages) 15 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

One Day In the Life of Denisovich

to a labor camp just because of belonging to a certain class. He said that he was, "a kulak's son" (Solzhenitsyn). Kulaks were basically the "better off peasants. People who were referred to as kulak ... ows of a hammer on a length of rail. Everything outside looked like the middle of the night still" (Solzhenitsyn 3). If the prisoners did not get up on time, then they would be punished and most likel ...

(6 pages) 30 1 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of Solzhenitsyn's "A Day In the Life of Ivan Denisovich"

o real heating and limited clothes to wear on these wintriness days.The camp which was the bases of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's novel A Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich was initiated by Stalin, leader ...

(6 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Camp as an unpleasant place to live in Alexander Solzhenitsyn's "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich."

Alexander Solzhenitsyn creates the impression that the camp is an unpleasant place to live through using inter ... yle of writing and use of particular language are significant parts of creating such an impression. Solzhenitsyn creates a feeling of isolation to strengthen the reader's negative impression of the ca ... tive impression of the life in the camp.To create an impression of an unpleasant life in the gulag, Solzhenitsyn sets up a theme of a continuous searching. The constant of hunger remains during the wh ...

(5 pages) 22 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Thematic Analysis of "One Day In the Life of Ivan Denisovich" by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.

However the people who found internal strength in themselves could not be broken down. In his novel Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn describes a common man, who just like everyone else in the camp desperately t ... mps and the totalitarian systems could not break down people like Shukhov. Through Ivan Denisovich, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn proves that it is possible to stay human even in inhuman conditions.

(6 pages) 56 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"One Day in the Life of Ivan" -- Alyoshka

e novel "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich", Alyoshka has the most enduring faith. The author, Solzhenitsyn, portrays the Baptist as a dedicated and extraordinarily persevering character. In a no ... him sow his bread into his mattress, he is not worried that they will report him. The survival that Solzhenitsyn describes in this novel is strongly dependant on the fact that solidarity with fellow m ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

LA - Expository - One Word of Truth

t one word? Lies lead to violence. Truth can dispel lies and stop violence. Writers, like Alexander Solzhenitsyn, have the ability to tell the truth and stop the lies produced by the government. The a ... ple. For this, Stalin tried to silence him by imprisoning him for 12 years. Once Stalin left power, Solzhenitsyn was released. He then escaped from Russia and lived in Sweden before moving to the Unit ...

(1 pages) 361 0 2.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

For the Good of All? An essay about Joseph Stalin's elmination of the kulaks, with references to Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's novel, "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich".

25). So much for killing a mother and a child.In his novel, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn impugns Stalin's hated of the kulaks. In a single character, Andrei Prokofyev ... ies in the Western Tradition. Ed. George Minson. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. 12-14Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1991.

(4 pages) 17 0 4.5 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Comparing and Contrasting Ivan Denisovich and Fetiukov: "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

ich he in turns can use to buy his own tobacco. Fetiukov would ask other people for a bit of theirs.Solzhenitsyn is making a point in this, that there is a wrong and right way to survive. The wrong wa ...

(1 pages) 1674 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparative Essay: Delivering the Image in "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" and "An Auschwitz Survivor Remembers"

rrifying pictures of what life was like for those who survived, and those who did not. In Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s fictional novel, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Shukhov accepts the con ... o live everyday.The way each story is written targets them at different types of audience reaction. Solzhenitsyn’s novel is narrated in the third person central character and uses this technique ...

(8 pages) 13 1 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Aleksandr solzhenitsyn russian dissident

*Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was becoming a dissident against the U.S.S.R. and the restricting communist g ... rship was wrong and people should be able to speak their mind.*His childhood years were very rough. Aleksandr (pronounced Alexander) was born in Kisovodsk, Russia on December 11, 1918 (Academic Americ ... . His father was an artillery officer in World War I, and his mother was a typist and stenographer. Aleksandr never knew his father, because he died in a hunting accident before Aleksandr was born. Af ...

(4 pages) 13 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Survival In “One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisov

Ivan Denisovich? The main theme of the novel, ?One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich? by Alexander Solzhenitsyn is that of basic human survival. As early as the second page of the novel, Solzhenitsyn ... ated several times during the course of the novel. I think writing about survival is a way in which Solzhenitsyn expresses his philosophical viewpoints. He dwells upon the ideas of morality, inner str ...

(7 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Ivan Denisovich

ck other men's leftovers, those who set store by the doctors, and those who peach on their mates." (Solzhenitsyn 1963:8) This quotation shows how Shukov's believes his morals and ethics will keep him ... eeling sorry for him. He wouldn't live to see the end of his stretch. His attitude was all wrong." (Solzhenitsyn 1963:) Shukov is so sure that Fetiukov will not last his prison term because he is a ma ...

(4 pages) 984 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

How does Solzhenitsyn show Denisovich as a representative figure who

How does Solzhenitsyn show Denisovich as a representative figure who copes with adversity in the book 'One da ... y in the life of Ivan Denisovich'? The novel, 'One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich' by Alexander Solzhenitsyn is a story about a man who is in a prison for people who have committed political crime ... can all relate to and helps us to cope with things as well because it is common in our lives. What Solzhenitsyn wants to get across from this is that even though you are faced with all these problems ...

(5 pages) 475 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American