Essays Tagged: "Calum"

The increasing invisibility of poverty in Alistair Macleod's No Great Mischief based on the theories from The Rights Revolution

his characters.At the beginning of the book No Great Mischief, Alexander goes to visit his brother Calum in downtown Toronto. On Queen Street, he sees "In the grimy windows hand-lettered cardboard si ... eems, at less than its true worth" (No Great Mischief 4), indicating the conditions of despair that Calum is forced to live in as he is unable to support himself. Also, Alistair Macleod mentions that ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Mischief Revealed A Novel Study on Alistair MacLeod's No Great Mischief By Alison Friedt

st of his immediate family and ancestry, dating back to 1779 when his great-great-great grandfather Calum moved his large family from the Scottish Highlands to settle in Cape Breton. There he became k ... ily from the Scottish Highlands to settle in Cape Breton. There he became known, in Gaelic, as the 'Calum Ruadh', patriarch of the Cape Breton clan MacDonald. The story is set in the mid-'80s a ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.2 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Cone Gatherers- symbolism

mbolism essay"The Cone Gatherers" by Robin Jenkins is a novel set during World War II. Two brothers Calum and Neil are gathering cones that will replenish the forest which is to be cut down for the wa ... y bottom of the social ladder. The game-keeper on the estate, Duror, shows obsessive hatred towards Calum because of his hunch back. Since childhood Duror has loathed anything he finds abnormal. The b ...

(5 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies