Essays Tagged: "Boarding house"

Appearance of Propriety vs Essence of Propriety in "The Boarding House" by James Joyce

February 2002Dr. Schneibel MWF 10AMFiction EssayObjective: Explain the theme of James Joyce's "The Boarding House." Identify its overriding idea. Establish grounds for your interpretation and explain ... propriety is of greater social importance than the essence of propriety.Discussion of theme in "The Boarding House" by James JoyceWhen an author sits down to write a story, he or she may already have ...

(3 pages) 76 1 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

August Wilson's play Joe Turner's Come and Gone is a fine example of a Black Nationalist writing that deals with the problems of race and the feelings of being a foreigner in your own land.

allows the audience to form their own opinions on the struggles of those who come to stay at their boarding house.Wilson starts his play by describing the situation the blacks faced in 1911, the open ... d have being sung in the fields of a southern plantation. There are many links between the Wilson's boarding house and the culture of years past.Joe Turner's Come and Gone by August Wilson sings a son ...

(2 pages) 143 0 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

These essays are about the stories "A Little Cloud" and "Boarding House" from James Joyce's "Dubliners".

The Boarding HouseThe story begins with Mrs. Mooney's failed marriage. It is apparent that Mrs. Mooney w ... l with a husband that was an abusive drunk. The introduction tells us how Mrs. Mooney came to run a boarding house and how she managed her tenants. The fact that Mrs. Mooney's boarders referred to her ... with many single men would lead to her being able to marry Polly off. Mrs. Mooney choosing to run a boarding house worked on several levels for her. She could run a business and make money as well as ...

(4 pages) 100 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

James Joyce is a complex writer. Through my analysis of his short story The Boarding House, underlying meanings are exposed. Emphasizing a woman's (mrs. mooney's role) in a chauveenistic society.

Mrs. Mooney: The Business Woman in James Joyce's "The Boarding House"A close examination of James Joyce's "The Boarding House," reveals Polly to be a mere ... and prove herself to be a real entrepreneur in finding a suitable husband for her daughter. In "The Boarding House," mothers are presented as dominating, manipulative figures that are in control of th ... ness involving marriage as a means for the woman to acquire money and property (Walzl, 33, 37)."The Boarding House" begins with the description of Mrs. Mooney's husbands failed business and their fail ...

(5 pages) 69 1 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Sophie's Choice

a writer. With a small legacy that will enable him to devote himself to writing, Stingo lands in a boarding house in deepest Brooklyn. There he befriends an irresistible character named Nathan Landau ... a writer. With a small legacy that will enable him to devote himself to writing, Stingo lands in a boarding house in deepest Brooklyn. There he befriends an irresistible character named Nathan Landau ...

(3 pages) 33 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The father of gastronomy

'little' James weighed between 13 - 14 lbs.Mary was very passionate about food, and she ran her own boarding house. John was a buyer for local drug company, called Portland Customs House. James starte ... James started his education in culinary preparation at a very young age, helping his mother run the boarding house. However, after starting school, he grew interested in theater. Focusing in vocals an ...

(5 pages) 46 1 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparison and Contrast "You Touched Me" D.H. Lawrence and "The Boarding House" from James Joyce

with human's free will and instinct for self benefit. "You Touched Me" from D.H. Lawrence and "The Boarding House" from James Joyce each tells a story that ends with one controversial marriage in the ... ake" (Lawrence 423), whereas Matilda was more biased and resisted the marriage. In the case of "The Boarding House", Polly was extremely enthusiastic about the relationship with Mr. Doran, whereas Mr. ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Explore the character of Bob Doran from James Joyce's "The Boarding House"

undance of weak people all around the world, and the character of Bob Doran from James Joyce's "The Boarding House," is certainly one of those people. Bob Doran symbolizes this weakness by being press ... to his fear could very well be what is fogging up his eyeglasses.The character of Bob Doran in "The Boarding House" symbolizes the weakness of people to the beliefs of society, which are oppressed by ...

(3 pages) 21 1 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Citizen Cane"- Analysis of two scenes

h fades over the scents of time as the movie goes on. We're then leaded through the window into the boarding house of Mrs. Kane, where Mr. Kane, Mrs. Kane and Mr. Thatcher are at. Mrs. Kane is giving ... on that he would like to be a man that is just like everything Mr. Thatcher hates.The scene in the boarding house doesn't really tell us about the real relationship between Charles and his parents. I ...

(8 pages) 23 0 3.5 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

'The Birthday Party' by Harold Pinter

The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter is a play composed of three acts, and is set in an old boarding house, run by Meg and Petey, who are a couple in their late sixties. There is only one boar ... man in his late thirties who has apparently been a professional pianist. Three people arrive in the boarding house from the outside world: Lulu, a young woman who tries to get Stanley to go out with h ...

(4 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Citizen Kane

the ones with the little snow globe. The cabin in the globe must have reminded him of his mother's boarding house. I think that is one of the reasons he did not destroy the globe as he was destroying ...

(3 pages) 6 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Franny and Zooey" by JD Salinger - Fifty Years Later

hey’re invited to a pre-game cocktail party and he has reserved a room for her in some kind of boarding house. None of these things seem at all like a contemporary college experience where email, ...

(4 pages) 1774 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Young Adult Fiction author Katherine Paterson cast her female characters in her novel "Lyddie".

t by taking a job as a factory worker in a nearby town. Though the living conditions in the company boarding house are far from ideal and the working conditions in the mill are dangerous, Lyddie at le ...

(10 pages) 14 0 4.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compare and Contrasting James Joyce "The Boarding House" and Kelvin Christopher James "Ties"

r and perception to a wide range of events that we will encounter through our history. In “The Boarding House” by James Joyce and “Ties” by Kelvin Christopher James, the two author ... still hold true to my beliefs. Our own beliefs are the only ones that truly matter.James Joyce "The Boarding House" and Kelvin Christopher James "Ties"

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Innocence, Ignorance, and Knowledge (James Joyce)

� PAGE �2� Innocence, Ignorance, and Knowledge in "Araby" and "The Boarding House"��In Dubliners, James Joyce uses innocence and ignorance to question wh ... and ignorance to question whether realizations of hopelessness are worthwhile. In "Araby" and "The Boarding House," Joyce questions the merit of childish innocence and adult ignorance in the disappoi ... my eyes burned with anguish and anger" (24).In contrast to "Araby's" narrator, Polly Mooney ends "A Boarding House" plainly ignorant of the hopelessness of her situation. Unlike the younger narrator o ...

(6 pages) 24 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Citizen Kane: Redefining the American Dream

Thatcher.The scene opens with Charles Kane's mother, father and their banker, Thatcher, in the Kane boarding house. Kane's mother is shown in the forefront of the scene, walking towards the camera wit ... contrast to the wealthy life we previously saw Kane living at Xanadu. This scene is set in the Kane boarding home. This illustrates the meagre means from which Kane sprang. The camera angles used in b ...

(4 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Emerson and thoreau

t was introduced to Emerson. Thoreau, born in 1817, was the son of a pencil maker. His mother ran a boarding house where she hosted many of the intellectuals of their time. Thoreau attended Harvard as ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison Of "The Boarding House" And "Araby"

Comparison of "The Boarding House" and "Araby" James Joyce wrote a collection of short stories that can be foun ... e characters are bound in. "Araby" details a boy's first crush portraying youth and childhood. "The Boarding House" portrays marriage and love as a social convention and a trap. The innocent enthusias ... e as a social convention and a trap. The innocent enthusiasm of "Araby" cannot be found in the "The Boarding House", where the innocent Mr. Doran is manipulated into marriage. The two stories share th ...

(3 pages) 2045 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Prejudice in 'Panache' and 'The Baker's Story'

I don't have a chance to use it for maybe a long time." (Kinsella, p. 32). The next setting is the boarding house where the men live while they work at the mine. The house is owned by an old white co ...

(6 pages) 2617 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Human Dignity in Issac Singer's Autobiography

and dishonesty. Mashenka being the main character in this short story, who has just graduated from boarding school, was going to her boarding house room when she noticed that everything was touched a ...

(4 pages) 844 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American