Essays Tagged: "immigrant family"

Sinclair's Purpose in Writing "The Jungle"

le of reasons. Firstand foremost, he tries to awaken the reader to the terribleliving conditions of immigrants in the cities around the turn ofthe century. Chicago has the most potent examples of thes ... s his objectives with an extremelypowerful story. Jurgis Rudkus and his family seem to be anaverage immigrant family of the period. They are not wealthy andthey are easily fooled by schemes designed t ...

(4 pages) 97 0 3.7 Apr/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Jungle"a novel by Upton Sinclair about the meat packing industry of United States during the industrial revolution.

evils of capitalism, and the suffering of the wage earners. Sinclair follows the life of Lithuanian immigrant family that moves to Chicago in hope for a better life. Meatpacking industry is focused up ... pe for a better life. Meatpacking industry is focused upon as the author describes the hardships of immigrant life in America. The book starts with a wedding scene. Jurgis, the main character of the n ...

(4 pages) 115 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Andy Warhol: The Life and Art of the Prince of Pop.

n modern society.Andrew Warhola was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1928, to a poverty-stricken immigrant family. Having no money to buy toys, Andy's mother encouraged him and his two brothers to ...

(7 pages) 185 0 3.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

A Jewish immigrant family.

Assimilate the New CultureThe Smolinski family in Bread Givers was a typical immigrant family who faced struggles during the assimilation process. By looking at Sara and her fat ... re is a gap of cultural differences and generational differences separated between them, where most immigrants' family faces. As a child of immigrant Sara was bound by her native culture, but she unli ... am.Sara and her father's argument about cultural and generational differences are similarly to most immigrants' family. Reb Smolinski, Sara's father considered as a conservative, religious and stubbor ...

(2 pages) 50 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

"The Jade Peony" written by author Wayson Choy.

Peony" written by author Wayson Choy allows Canadian reader's to get a glimpse of the reality of an immigrant family's life, viewed through the simple perspective of a child narrator. In part one of " ... ap dance and sing, there will barely be any difference between her; a girl coming from a struggling immigrant family and Shirley Temple who on the other hand is widely famous to the extent to be label ...

(3 pages) 73 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Difficulty of the English

The English language in today society is the most important skill a person can have. As for immigrant student it's really hard to have perfect English because of their family background. There ... ve perfect English because of their family background. Therefore society limits their perception on immigrant students "broken" English. "Broken" English is when the speaker is limited in words, which ...

(4 pages) 128 2 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Quick review of Upton Sinclair's "THE JUNGLE"

kingman. In order to achieve his desired goal, Sinclair incorporates the use of a fictional, immigrant family in the city of Chicago. By telling the story of this family, he reveals factual evi ... her industries as well, during the time. The family he created for his purpose was a group of fresh immigrants from Lithuania, coming to America in hope of a better life. Sinclair picked Chicago among ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Emperor Julius Caesar: His Rise to Power

dversity and ultimately triumph through faith.Julius Caesar was born as Groyxo Gaul in 54BC into an immigrant family in the back streets of Rome. Neither parent was rich. The French historian Robert K ...

(6 pages) 247 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Woman Warrior

warrior" and the author of "The Woman Warrior" have gone through hardships growing up in a Chinese immigrant family, torn between both Chinese and American traditions and ultimately learned to embrac ... four American experiences are in a way symbols representing many versions of Chinese-Americans and immigrants because they are very similar to these four characters. And through their story, Maxine h ...

(5 pages) 63 1 4.6 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Emperor Caesar.

dversity and ultimately triumph through faith.Julius Caesar was born as Groyxo Gaul in 54BC into an immigrant family in the back streets of Rome. Neither parent was rich. The German historian Guildo H ...

(6 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Al Capone Essay.

came one of the most talked about criminals in America.Al Capone was born on January 17, 1899 to an immigrant family from the Naples region in Italy (Haller 1). At the age of fourteen, Al dropped out ...

(5 pages) 28 0 1.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

My philosophy of human nature

hey? Forty years ago, the families in my neighbourhood behaved like animals when they brutalized an immigrant family trying to join the community. Faced with the "unknown", in the form of a family wit ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"A Streetcar Named Desire"

from an old Southern family and was raised to see herself as socially elite, Stanley comes from an immigrant family and is a proud member of the working class. Each represents values that are antagon ...

(2 pages) 30 1 2.3 Oct/2006

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

What the author, Willa Cather, is trying to convey throughout her book "My Antonia".

was sent to live with his grandmother and grandfather in Black Hawk, Nebraska. When he arrives, an immigrant family from Bohemia moves in next door. Jim then meets Antonia Shimerda, the youngest of t ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

My Antonia

in New York. He grew up in Black Hawk with his grandparents. Jim and his grandparents soon meet an immigrant family, the Shimerdas, who were also bound for Black Hawk. The only one in the family that ... person. She loves to help Mrs. Burden around the house. Antonia took Jim to visit a pair of Russian immigrants who her family has befriended. They help them by milking the cows and in return they got ...

(2 pages) 16 1 3.3 Jul/2007

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

A Map of Glass by Urquhart vs In the Skin of a Lion by Ondaatje.

by Diallo DjerryThe life of immigrant workers and the question of identityCanadian society is divided into two categories of cit ... ivided into two categories of citizens: the native people also called first nations people, and the immigrant population who after their settlement worked as laborers and businessmen. In the 19th cent ... ir businesses that attracted many other ordinary workers. And at the beginning of the 20th century, immigrants flowed in from several European countries, such as Italy, Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Poland ...

(21 pages) 1117 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Andy Warhol

w Warhola was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1928, Pennsylvania in 1928, to a poverty-stricken immigrant family. Having no money to buy toys, Andrew's mother encouraged him and his two brothers t ...

(7 pages) 45 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays