Essays Tagged: "Barbara Kingsolver"

"Animal dreams" by Barbara Kingsolver

odi and Hallie's mother Alice, the late wife ofHomero Noline. Throughout the novel Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver Alice impacted the characters, action,and theme(s).When Alice passed away she too ...

(2 pages) 72 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

High Tide In Tucson by Barbara Kingsolver

Writing Review - High Tide In TucsonIn High Tide In Tucson, Barbara Kingsolver touches on many aspects of living and the nuances that make life worth living. He ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Manipulating Nature By JumboMoos Discusses futile human attempt to control nature is. Uses "Prodigal Summer" as support.

as been trying to force her to obey his rules. This is a major theme in the book Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver. As humans, we think we are of higher intelligence and therefor we have the right ...

(3 pages) 64 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The good and bad aspects of getting divorced or staying together "for the children".

e is staying together is for their children, they needn't worry; the children will recover in time."Barbara Kingsolver wrote an essay called "Stone Soup", which appeared in Parenting magazine in 1995. ... forkidssake.htmlCorliss, Richard. "Does Divorce Hurt Kids?" Times 28 January 2002: 40-41Kingsolver, Barbara. "Stone Soup". Rites of Passage: A Thematic Reader. Ed.Judie Rae and Catherine Fraga. Toront ...

(6 pages) 144 1 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

"Pigs in Heaven" by Barbara Kingsolver.

viewed as shameful. In this culture, it's more honorable to steal then to beg." This quote is from Barbara Kingsolver on what she thinks the theme is for her novel, Pigs in Heaven. Many critics appro ... ble reviews for the novel. Rhoda Koenig, Karen Karbo, and Laura Shapiro, all gave Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver, positive and negative reviews.First, Rhoda Koenig offers a negative assessment o ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Barbara Kingsolver's "The Bean Trees".

Taylor GreerTaylor Greer - stubborn, free - spirited, and independent. In Barbara Kingsolver's The Bean Trees, we witness much of this character's growth as she gains knowled ...

(4 pages) 53 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Detailed Analysis of "The Bean Trees" by Barbara Kingsolver including themes, plot summary, major and minor characters and more.

The Bean Trees-Title and Genre: The Bean Trees - Historical Ficton-Author: Barbara Kingsolver - April 8, 1955; lives in Kentucky; still living-Publication Date: 1988-Plot Summ ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Despite the African setting, 'The Poisonwood Bible' can be seen as an attack on American Society. Discuss

f the nation that sent the Prices to save the souls of a people for whom it felt only contempt"8.1. Barbara Kingsolver, 'Dialogue' section, Kingsolver website2. Ibid.3. Ibid.4. 'scmark' - "The Poisonw ... Ibid.3. Ibid.4. 'scmark' - "The Poisonwood Bible" Review5. Wilson - "The Poisonwood Bible" Review6. Barbara Kingsolver, 'Dialogue' section, Kingsolver website7. Wagner-Martin - "The Poisonwood Bible" ...

(12 pages) 98 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bean Trees

In the novel Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver, Taylor goes through a lot of changes when she leaves Kentucky and adopts Turtle. ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Somebody's Baby Essays from Now or Never - By Barbara Kingsolver

This Essay is from her book of essays "High Tide in Tucson" in which Barbara Kingsolver shares her beliefs and her commitments - specifically, in family, community, the ...

(1 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"What message does "The Bean Trees" by Barbara Kingsolver give across about self-fulfillment through over coming obstacles?"

be other influences to assist one little seed to grow and thrive. In the novel 'The Bean Trees' by Barbara Kingsolver, protagonist Taylor Greer discovers where she belongs in the world on her journey ... n the excursion through life there are always supplementary factors in unearthing self fulfillment. Barbara Kingsolver evolve protagonist Taylor Greer in the novel 'The Bean Trees' on a journey to asc ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Violence in America.

s a game, rather the extreme tragedy of one human being losing their life. The first major theme in Barbara Kingsolver's article is that killing is an extreme action toward another person, and should ... .In this article, the author uses many references to help the reader better understand the article. Barbara Kingsolver begins talking about Columbine, and then moves to Waco, Nazis, the Terminator, an ...

(3 pages) 56 2 4.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Theme of fear in the "Bean Trees" by Barbara Kingsolver.

"The Bean Trees" by Barbara Kingsolver tells the riveting tale of Taylor Greer as she heads west from Kentucky to find a ...

(1 pages) 1794 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Themes of "The Bean Trees" by Barbara Kingsolver: Family, Society unjustices, and people maturing.

l and universal ideas explored in a literary work. Throughout the novel "The Bean Trees" the author Barbara Kingsolver used several themes to get her points across. The opening theme in this novel is ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Bean Trees" by Barbara Kingsolver; "An Instant Bond"; Reflection upon relationships within the book.

itchen drinking diet Pepsi and splitting our gussets laughing about homeostasis and bean turds" (96 Kingsolver). The two found much in common in their background. They could relate to each other with ... She admits that "It wasn't an official adoption. Somebody just kind of gave her [Turtle] to me" (97 Kingsolver). Taylor risked a lot in telling Lou Ann this. Lou Ann could have turned her into the aut ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Bean Trees

In Barbara Kingsolver¡¯s The Bean Trees, the main character, Taylor Greer, grows notably str ...

(1 pages) 1205 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cross Genre- Mother To Son And The Bean Trees

ankruptcy, hardships and misfortune are quite common. The excerpt from the novel The Bean Trees, by Barbara Kingsolver, and the poem "Mother to Son", by Langston Huges, both demonstrate the idea ... s and misfortune.Hardships and misfortune are seen in the excerpt from the novel The Bean Trees, by Barbara Kingsolver. Taylor says, "How can I just be upset about Turtle, about a grown man hurting a ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Bean Trees

Many people go through life using friendship as a source of security and general well being. In Barbara Kingsolvers novel "The Bean Trees" She stresses friendship as a main point for the boo ...

(2 pages) 6 0 3.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poisonwood Bible

Barbara Kingsolver is the author of many well-written pieces of literature including The Poisonwood ...

(8 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Family in The Bean Trees

couples, and other “untraditional” families becoming more common and socially acceptable. Barbara Kingsolver believes very strongly in the legitimacy of these “untraditional” famil ... uch an important part of peoples' lives, and we often forgot how essential they are to us. Although Barbara Kingsolver considers the importance of family, and what a family is, in The Bean Trees, ther ...

(7 pages) 2135 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American