Essays Tagged: "Five Oaks"

Frequently Asked Questions about "Gryphon" Answered!

told in the present tense? Do you think that the teller of the story might have a different view of Five Oaks than he might have when the story takes place.Baxter: When I wrote the story, I was very c ...

(3 pages) 55 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors


e laughing, crying or being serious. Almost all of his stories take place in the stare of Michigan, Five Oaks to be exact. "He turns into Mrs. Lamonte's driveway and parks in the shade of a walnut tre ...

(4 pages) 1677 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Character Development of Miss Ferenczi in Gryphon by Charles Baxter

world without boundaries and tiresome limits. Her arrival has a great influence on the whole rural Five Oaks community. Miss Ferenczi's appearance and behaviors, portrayed through her student's eyes, ... a rich and fascinating world.Charles Baxter introduces Miss Ferenczi into the fourth grade class of Five Oaks community in a mysterious way. Unlike other boring normal substitute teachers the children ...

(5 pages) 45 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Journal on Gryphon by Charles Baxter Is Miss Ferenczi a good teacher? Why or why not?

phon by Charles Baxter has an unusual character, a new substitute teacher at the rural community of Five Oaks in Michigan. The students meet with the strange lady who brings them strange yet fascinati ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Gryphon

onA substitute teacher named Ms. Ferenczi had arrived in a fourth grade class in a rural town named Five Oaks, Michigan. The students of Mr. Hiblers class found her very weird but yet intriguing. They ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers