Essays Tagged: "Elsa"

Elsa Kumachuck in the Gabrielle Roy book Windflower

Gabrielle Roy, the author of Windflower, shows us through her main character, Elsa Kumachuck, that isolation can have unfortunate effects on an individual and the people around t ... dividual and the people around them. We, as readers, are in the beginning given the impression that Elsa is a fit mother who is responsible and knows how to raise her child properly. Later on though, ... her life and the experience of isolation later on that lead her to make the decisions that she does.Elsa Kumachuck was at one time just a carefree teenager, going to the theater to watch movies, laugh ...

(2 pages) 51 2 2.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

~*Windflower by Gabrielle Roy*~ This will explain one of the themes in this novel: imprisonment of possessions. It will relate to the whole story and several other sources to express my opinion.

trast the white way of living is considered as hostile and imprisoning and has a negative impact on Elsa Kumachuk's life and her relationships. Materialism has altered her life and in this case, becau ... nd ignorance, in an unfortunate way, leaving others with the consequences of her mistakes.To begin, Elsa had lived her entire life with her culture, the Inuit or Eskimo. However, her family had been f ...

(7 pages) 39 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How would you characterize the women of "The Trial" by Franz Kafka? Do they seem like real people?

l", we are introduced to women such as Frau Grubach, who has an insignificant role in his trial, to Elsa, to Fraulein Bustner, to the washer woman, and finally Leni, who has significant information in ... e of having K. be nothing more to him than a border.Subsequently in the novel, we are introduced to Elsa, who works as a waitress in a wine restaurant. He mentions her when contemplating about whether ...

(6 pages) 35 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Born Free

Joy Took the abandoned animals home and nurtured them like a mother would have. The weakest, named Elsa, would not have survived because lionesses usually leave the weakest of their young to die. Whe ... o a zoo where Joy visited them occasionally, but they soon forgot about their foster mother. Elsa went on many safaris with her foster parents who happened to be the game warden of the area. Wh ...

(1 pages) 439 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Literature essay: Road to Mecca by Athul Fugard

ist trying to survive in an isolated community, and her two friends, Marius, the local dominee, and Elsa, a schoolteacher from the city.Feeling alone and unable to complete her work Miss Helen, in a s ... ork Miss Helen, in a state of depression, writes a letter pleading for help to her long time friend Elsa. Both women have much in common -- both are rebels against the normal accepted social standards ...

(2 pages) 45 1 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature