Essays Tagged: "Ellen"

"The Guilty" this is about a lawer trying to save an innocent boy at any cost. the question is, is he really innocent?

she was convinced that John's father was the guilty one, the evil racist guilty one."Hello, this is Ellen Smith, Prosecutor, can I help you?""Hello, I know who killed that boy, the one John Copper is ... I know who killed that boy, the one John Copper is charged of killing.""To whom am I speaking to?" Ellen shock her head, how would a prankster know the boy's name? They never let out names of underag ...

(6 pages) 69 1 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Falling Victim to the Past - A persuassive essay based on Martha Ostenso's "Wild Geese".

ia, with her inviolable reserve and quiet graciousness, behind which she lived who knew about life; Ellen, prim to a point of agony; Martin, the stumbling dreamer, forever silent in his dream; the boy ... ct her illegitimate son Mark Jordan at the expense of her four children born of Caleb Gare: Martin, Ellen, Judith, and Charlie.Not many women would be so conveniently sentimental and self-sacrificing ...

(25 pages) 57 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is a brief overview of the novel Ellen Foster, by author Kaye Gibbons. It explains how the main character, Ellen, matured because of her experiences.

Author Kaye Gibbons takes us through the riveting story of Ellen Foster, an 11-year-old girl who is forced to face reality much sooner than her peers. Througho ... 11-year-old girl who is forced to face reality much sooner than her peers. Throughout the course of Ellen's life, growing up is a recurring theme portrayed by the traumatic experiences she withstands ... recurring theme portrayed by the traumatic experiences she withstands and the hardships she faces. Ellen undergoes a major life change when her parents die and she realizes she has nobody to depend o ...

(2 pages) 34 1 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Summary of War and Peace This was written for a freshmen World Civ. class.

arya Bolkonsky. Anna Mikhailovna requests Prince Vasily to fix a commissionfor her son in the army. Ellen arrives to accompany her father to the home of the ambassador.As Andrei prepares for his visit ... r. Anna Pavlovna arranges a meeting between the two youngsters and Vasily persuades Pierre to marry Ellen. Thus, before he can ascertain his feelings for Ellen, he proposes to her. Shortly afterwards, ...

(6 pages) 22 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ellen Foster: A Novel about a little girl

Ellen Foster: The Story Of A Little GirlEllen Foster, a novel by Kaye Gibbons, is a striking story o ... heartaches. In the Deep South, after her mother dies, by the poor decision of her alcoholic father, Ellen is to stay with her grandmother. The grandmother and the father both die, and Ellen is faced w ... oth die, and Ellen is faced with her aunts, neither of which likes her. We notice in the novel that Ellen has many characteristics, three which stand out the most among the character, which are: matur ...

(1 pages) 34 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dave(Movie Review)

president.Dave had broken stage 1 of a pre-conventional (Broken a law but it wasn't bad nor good). Ellen the first lady, she was the wife of the real president, she does not talk a lot a lot to the p ...

(2 pages) 21 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Ellen Foster Critique

Ellen FosterIn the book Ellen Foster, Kaye Gibbons gives Ellen a very interesting character. Ellen i ... use and poverty, is determined to live her life to the fullest. Throughout this inspirational book, Ellen encounters many obstacles and problems. Even though she is only eight years old, she is forced ... e is forced to figure things out for herself and to take care of herself. The most important lesson Ellen learns is that the true test of character is not just to endure hardships, but to have a posit ...

(3 pages) 22 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of characters number of stars by Lois Lowry

es her fear and defends her loved ones. Frequently she defers to Mr. Johansen's authority, but when Ellen is in danger, Mrs. Johansen takes matters into her own hands. Her confidence sets an example t ... ss to go beyond the call of duty. He is determined to help the Jews and defy the Nazis at all costs.Ellen Rosen - Ellen is a quiet and composed girl. She is the same age as Annemarie, though far more ...

(3 pages) 63 1 3.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

How does the way in which time is structured in a film affect the narrative. With references to High Noon, and Ned Kelly

dary storylines, such as the break up of Kane's marriage to Amy, Harvey's resignation as deputy and Ellen's background with Miller, are supported by the use of real time editing. Kane's marriage occur ... arrive. This highlights not only the cowardice of Harvey, but also the loneliness Kane experienced. Ellen's background with Miller is not fully revealed, however the audience is aware of its severity ...

(5 pages) 74 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Anti-Feminism - A Fowl Movement is An Essay Concerning the Novel "Wild Geese" by Martha Ostenso Taking The Anti-Feminist Theme Into Consideration

alive and profitable only with the help of its female inhabitants. Without Judith, Amelia, or even Ellen, the Gare farm couldn't operate. They are the backbone to the success of the farm. It is by th ... yond her years to the point that "She looked like an old, tired woman." Even the frail, dim-sighted Ellen did more work around the farm than her brother Charlie. It was the women who were the nucleus ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Great Names of Canadian Literature

eir families.In The Lamp at Noon the author concentrates on the disintegrating marriage of Paul and Ellen. Paul is hopelessly trying to make a living off his own farm and he is afraid of being unable ... y the draught and the dust, but also the relationship between the main characters, between Paul and Ellen, that is not quite adequate.Even the first lines of The Lamp at Noon make us realise that some ...

(10 pages) 44 0 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The importance of setting in Patrick White's 'A Fringe of Leaves'

ortance to each point in the novel and creating the characters. Most notable is the creation of Ms. Ellen Roxburgh - the central character to the novel in the various locations she visits throughout i ... visits throughout it's life.From the outset, the reader of A Fringe of Leaves is "briefed" upon who Ellen is and what her place is in life. Importantly, the reader gains an excellent insight into Elle ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Character Analysis: "Ellen Foster"

"When I was little I would think of ways to kill my daddy" (1). Ellen Foster hated her dad, and just wanted to be apart of a family without him. Ellen's mother comm ... cause her alcoholic father only cared for his drinks. Throughout the novel written by Kaye Gibbons, Ellen Foster searches for a loving home and a descent family that she can be apart of. Her perceptio ... e rail. And they both died tired of the wild crazy spinning and wore out and sick" (2). That is how Ellen felt about her family. She felt very scared and in need for someone to hold her and care for h ...

(3 pages) 21 0 3.4 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gerontology interview

Chapter TwoI interviewed Ellen, someone from my own culture, Philippines. She came here when she was 31 years old. She didn't ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Age Of Innosence

cter that is able to affect many of the others in the story without really affecting herself. It is Ellen Olenska- the outsider who catalyzes so many emotions- who brings these submerged feelings to t ... a- the outsider who catalyzes so many emotions- who brings these submerged feelings to the surface. Ellen, not knowingly, has affected nearly all the characters in this novel in one way or another. Sh ...

(6 pages) 466 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ellen FoSSter

it since her father threatened to kill her if she even attempted to call for help. Ellen loved her mother more than anything in the world. When her mother died, Ellen sat next to her ... to her and said "You can rest with me until someone comes to get you."(Gibbons 10) How could Ellen live through this kind of loss and still have the confidence and will to live and support hers ... ill to live and support herself. "It is better that something be done now, rather than later".Ellen went on with her life and made the best of it. Even though she was left at her home to live on ...

(3 pages) 297 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay on "The Winter of Our Discontent" by John Steinbeck

he did not even change words. All of it was pure plagiarism. Then, after he is caught, he beats the Ellen because she turned him in.In conclusion, animals were a major theme in The Winter of Our Disco ...

(1 pages) 10 1 3.5 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Gilbert Grape

is. His name is Gilbert, the individual living in Endora with his Mum, Bonnie, two sisters, Amy and Ellen, and brother, Arnie.Directed by Lasse Hallstrom, the movie ?What?s Eating Gilbert Grape?? is a ...

(3 pages) 1867 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Annie's Promise

ho Annie liked from the moment she saw him. His name was John Wright. The other counselors included Ellen, Mary, Sal, and Ed. Each cabin was required to come up with a cabin name and a cabin pr ... got on the bus and rode to Quaker Pines. When she arrived there Mary needed her help tremendously. Ellen was sick with the chicken pox and needed someone to take care of her. Annie got stuck nursing ...

(4 pages) 901 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Comparison between the main characters from the book Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons and the poem Coat by Peg Boyers

The main characters in “Coat” by Peg Boyers and and Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons share a bond of tragedy. They are both stories about ill-fated little g ... s were actually sincere. Although to the reader, these remarks might seem as silly and harmless, to Ellen, they were psychologically crippling. No matter what she did, she was never good enough for he ... re gone. The girl rushes home and hides from the world. Nothing will be “good” ever again.Ellen Foster had a similarly disturbing scenario. Her father was the antagonist in the story, since ...

(4 pages) 15 0 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays