Essays Tagged: "fictional novel"

critical analysis of "Death of an Author" by Roland Barthes

The title to the story 'The Death of an Author,' by Roland Barthes, suggests this story may be a fictional novel about the story of an author's death. Perhaps one might pick it up, and skim the for ...

(3 pages) 65 0 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Like water for chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water for Chocolate is a fictional novel that takes place in Mexico at the turn of the century, during the Mexican Revolution ...

(3 pages) 137 1 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Review, "The Day of the Jackal" by Fredrick Forsyth

The Day of the Jackal, written by Fredrick Forsyth, is a fictional novel that displays the author's brilliance by setting a mood and connecting you with the ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.5 Nov/1991

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Outsiders" by S.E Hinton, the theme, human nature

xperience the samedisappointments. This novel shows this theme throughout a detailed story line.The fictional novel is set in a moderate-size city, possibly near Texas, in the late 1960's.Ponyboy, the ...

(2 pages) 108 1 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Catcher and The Rye"

The Catcher In The Rye, written by J.D. Salinger, is a fictional novel that was first published in 1965. The novel takes place in New York City and in Penn ...

(3 pages) 79 1 3.2 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills by Charles Henderson. Essay is general description of the idea of the book and what kind of audience the author intended for.

ck's story very accurately. His endless hours of research and interviewing really brought out a non-fictional novel worth reading. Tracking almost every kill through the jungles of Vietnam. It is amaz ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Representation of Ned Kelly in Texts

purpose, context and the context of the responder.Sister Kate was written by Jean Bedford. It is a fictional novel, written in the form of a diary, by Kate Kelly Ned Kelly's younger sister. As such h ...

(7 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Seizing the Dream

1896 - 1940), provides readers with Fitzgerald's perception of the American dream, in the form of a fictional novel. Set in Long Island and New York City in 1922, the story abruptly introduces us to t ...

(6 pages) 31 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Facts" in Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code; by: Katy

Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code, a fictional novel, was written in a factual manner. Brown took a controversial topic and created a wri ... ten work of art. He used real organizations, real places, and even some real names. He also created fictional characters and places, but made no attempt to allow them to appear as such. Although the e ... fusing of both'" (Brown 120). You must realize that even though there are truths in this novel, the fictional aspect still remains. Brown does not need to make an attempt to clear up these lies, becau ...

(4 pages) 83 2 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

'Flaubert's Parrot' by Julian Barnes - A review.

Although this is a fictional novel, it ventures into the realms of a biography. Barnes, or rather, Geoffrey Braithwaite ... hical details and chronology. I suppose it could be said that the real writer, Barnes, is writing a fictional biography of the fictional biographer, Geoffrey Braithwaite, who in turn is writing a biog ... e feel the need to know about the lives of authors, and why we think that biographies make sense of fictional writing, when all biographies, or indeed, perceptions of history, are very much a subjecti ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte

"Wuthering Heights" is a fictional novel written by Emily Bronte. Wuthering Heights is a story of Heathcliff's and Catherine' ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Thomas More's "Utopia"

pean power politics of his day through a novel, which serves as a political discourse spoken from a fictional character by the name of Raphael Hythloday. Hythloday's character is used as a mouthpiece ... land, which leads us to believe that he was in fact discussing public policy through the means of a fictional novel. Moreover, Utopia is a state that puts the community as a whole as the priority amon ...

(6 pages) 66 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Differences in style of writing between "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath and "Girl, Interrupted" by Susanna Kaysen

novel is a literary piece while Kaysen's is an autobiographical piece.Plath's book is essentially a fictional novel however when one draws comparisons between Plath and her heroine Esther Greenwood, i ...

(1 pages) 2635 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparative Essay: Delivering the Image in "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" and "An Auschwitz Survivor Remembers"

what life was like for those who survived, and those who did not. In Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s fictional novel, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Shukhov accepts the conditions in a Soviet ... of an innocent twelve year-old-girl who was ripped away from her family and left to die. Shukhov, a fictional character, written by a man who was once enslaved, has been in the system for eight years ...

(8 pages) 13 1 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Rabbi Buys A Cross

Book: One Find Day the Rabbi Bought a Cross Author: Harry Kemelman This fictional novel is part of a series of works based around the character of Rabbi David Small. The st ...

(6 pages) 368 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Kite Runner Review

solved wrong decision in the past can lead to a closure by making a right decision in the future. A fictional novel that tries to persuade its audiences into feeling sympathetic for their country is u ...

(7 pages) 101 0 3.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The Olive Branch

he angst of the gods.Often times the bible is compared to the "Gilgamesh Epic", which is the oldest fictional novel known to man. The Babylonian epic tells a similar story of the flood. The gods withi ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Killer angels the human factor

Killer Angels Paper The Human Factor in the American Civil War Michael Shaara's fictional novel, The Killer Angels, is based on the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War. ...

(4 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter "The Scarlet Letter", a fictional novel, is written by Nathaniel Hawthorne and was published in 1849. The story took place i ...

(2 pages) 5 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Racism of Harriet Beecher Stowe

lved in religious and feminist causes. Stowe's influence on the northern states was remarkable. Her fictional novel about slave life of her current time has been thought to be one of the main things t ...

(6 pages) 614 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History