Essays Tagged: "Alice Munro"

Alice Munro's "Boys and Girls"

Alice Munro's short story, 'Boys and Girls,' has a very interesting detail written into it. The narr ... e of his sex, while the narrator cast into her womanly role, being of secondary importance.1 Munro, Alice, 'Boys and Girls,' Introduction to literature, eds. Gillian Thomas et al, third ed. (Toronto: ...

(4 pages) 128 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A good report on the book Cold Equations. Kind of short.

"The Cold Equations" written by Tom Godwin, and "Boys and Girls," written byAlice Munro, are very different stories, but so similar. Both short stories have characterswho face ...

(2 pages) 47 0 4.1 Jun/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

The "Oranges and Apples" narative from the book "Friend Of My Youth" By Alice Munro. Why did Victor Refuse Barbara?

cAlice Munro's narrative "Oranges and Apples" is based on the two main characters Victor Sawicky, the ... use she was his kind, because he felt guilty and because he is a male prostitute who picks up women.Alice Munro's narrative "Oranges and Apples" is based on the two main characters Victor Sawicky, the ...

(5 pages) 29 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Discusses the character of the girl in Alice Munro's short story, "Boys and Girls."

The short story "Boys and Girls," written by Alice Munro, was written in afirst-person point of view. The main character, Alice, is a static char ... ice, is a static character. She is theoldest child in the family, and has a younger brother, Laird. Alice is very helpfularound the house with her mother, but tends to disappear from the house to help ... which defined ourbedroom-space; when the light was off, no place was safe but the beds themselves."Alice loves her mother, but also has a lack of trust for her and at times considers herto be her ene ...

(1 pages) 46 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alice Munro's limited feminist approach in conveying a young girl's rite of passage in her short story "Boys and Girls".

Alice Munro's Boys and Girls attempts to use a limited feminist approach to convey a young girl's ri ...

(5 pages) 108 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Response Journal for "Boys and Girls" by Alice Munro

Alice Munro's "Boys and Girls" tries to view a young girl's rite of passage into womanhood, through ... on. Her concern for the helpless animal's well-being displays her affectionate and loving character.Alice Munro's story of "Boys and Girls" is an enlightening tale of the struggle that each child unde ...

(5 pages) 55 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare/Contrast Essay on the short stories "Miss Brill" and "Prue"

n. In addition to becoming "the first Canadian to win the Canada-Australia Literary Prize in 1977", Alice Munro preferred to write "about women's lives and motivations" (Encarta). Katherine Mansfield' ... write "about women's lives and motivations" (Encarta). Katherine Mansfield's story "Miss Brill" and Alice Munro's story "Prue" have similarities and differences between them by lonely women acting lif ...

(6 pages) 102 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare and Contrat the "Tell tale Heart" written by Edgar Allen Poe, and "Vandals" written by Alice Munro.

"The Tell-Tale Heart" (1843) written by Edgar Allan Poe, and "The Vandals" (1994) written by Alice Munro are two gothic short stories which deal with inexplicable, psychotic behaviours. In the ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

The Red Dress by Alice Munro- STRIPPED OF OPPRESSION

ot that person is male or female, friend or family, younger or older. In the story The Red Dress by Alice Munro, the character Mary Fortune represents this individual; this influence. The main charact ... handful of snow from the windowsill and smeared it all over my chest, before I buttoned my pajamas."Alice Munro conveys the girl as being an extremely insecure, shy and frightened individual. We are a ...

(7 pages) 35 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Introspective Main Characters in Four of Alice Munro's Stories

The main characters in Alice Munro's stories are considered different than normal people in their community. However the ma ... event. The stories seem like chapters in some novel that has been written in addition to the story. Alice Munro has talked about how her stories sometimes start as novels but they end up as short stor ... spite of good intentions(Feinberg).The four stories under discussion represent different periods in Alice Munro's life. Since the main characters are usually women and since the settings for the stori ...

(13 pages) 67 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alice Munro

Alice Munro's collection of short stories in Open Secrets is one example of her focus on women, ordi ... Secrets. (book review).," The Nation, (1994): November, v259 n18, pp. 665(4).Douglas CollegeEngl 106Alice Munro's Characters in the Novel Titled, Open SecretsInstructor: Sheila RossStudent: Wai Ling C ...

(6 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparative essay between "Miguel Street" and "Lives of Girls and Women."

The narrators in both "Lives and Girls and Women", by Alice Munro, and "Miguel Street", by V.S. Naipaul are similar, but they have differences aswell. Bot ...

(4 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Forgiveness in Families" by Alice Munro

"Forgiveness in Families" was a very deep touching story written by Alice Munro. It talked about the author's mother who had gone unconscious on the bathroom floor when ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Boys And Girls" -images essay

winter and real hunters. The cold is cold enough to give burns, and because of this harsh weather, Alice Munro describes the coating of the animal's thick fur. In "Boys and Girls," where there is lus ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Shining Houses" Essay - Point of View

"The Shining Houses" by Alice Munro uses Mary's point of view to show how younger generations mistreat the older ones.Mrs. F ...

(1 pages) 9176 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Literary Essay On The Red Dress

Symbolism is used to help the reader better understand a story. In "Red Dress", by Alice Munro, symbolism is incorporated in the story to show the reader the awareness of the narrator ... bol played a significant part in the story, hence, giving it the title "Red Dress". In Alice Munro's "Red Dress", symbolism is used to portray the reader's understanding of the them ...

(2 pages) 9 0 5.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alice Munro The Shinning Houses Character Essay

The Shinning Houses Alice Munro presents a protagonist whose personality and values conflict with her neighbours. The pr ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Literary Influences Of Alice Munro's Life

Alice Munro is one of the most acclaimed writers in Canada. She was born in Wingham, Ontario on July ... ed to Victoria to open Munro's Books which is still a very important bookstore on Vancouver Island. Alice divorced James in 1972 and moved back to Ontario where she married her second husband, Gerald ... think the dark side of myself gets expressed in the stories"¦" ( Rothstein 1 ) Alice Munro's stories are all about people. Not the people themselves, but how people interact based ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Limits or Choices: "Boys and Girls" written by Alice Munro and "Greasy Lake" written by T. Coraghessan Boyle

periences to be adults. As we know, we have read two stories, “Boys and Girls” written by Alice Munro and “Greasy Lake” written by T. Coraghessan Boyle. The common theme between th ... ed. Eds. Laurie G.Kirszner and Stephen R. Mandell. Boston: Thompson Wadsworth, 2007. 582-589.Munro, Alice. “Boys and Girls.” Literature Reading Reacting Writing. 5th ed. Eds. Laurie G. Kirsz ...

(7 pages) 32 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Accepting Gender Role within common society: "Boys and Girls" by Alice Munro

e way males and females should behave is an important factor in the short story "Boys and Girls" by Alice Munro. Traditionally, men are taught to handle all of the jobs that require high amounts of ph ... ys and Girls" is a young girl who has a unique perspective of the role of men and women in society. Alice Munro describes how one girl's unique individual perspective of not conforming within society ...

(4 pages) 39 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American