Essays Tagged: "Jack Kerouac"

Lawrence Ferlinghetti's Politics

incorrect for saying this but after immersing myself in the writings of the guilt-obsessed asexual Jack Kerouac, the ridiculously horny Allen Ginsberg and the just plain sordid William S. Boroughs... ...

(7 pages) 50 0 4.7 Jun/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Redefining the American Dream: The Beat Generation and its Literature.

vement of roaming vagabonds, their experience both captured and defined by such immortal writers as Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, utterly rejected the values and ideals of middle class America. Bea ... e sentiments of the social movement were expressed by the literature of quintessential beat authors Jack Keroauc, Allen Ginsberg, and William S. Burroughs. The works of these revolutionary writers cre ...

(6 pages) 148 1 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Oral Interpretation: This is an interpretation using the book "On the road" by Jack kerouac

oice in the back of your head, does it drive you insane or have you come to control and silence it? Jack Kerouac didn't believe in silence of the mind. He stayed true to his own opinions, and didn't b ... le traveling across the country.One of his first conversations to take place in the book is between Jack and Dean, which is his friend he is bringing along on his trip. Dean some what inspires Jack to ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Life Is A Journey Compare and Contrast how life is a journey. Comparing 2 works of literature you read in the summer.

ings that change the way we think about the people who influence us as well as the world around us. Jack Kerouac's On the Road, is a great example of the theme "life is a journey". This novel is about ...

(2 pages) 67 0 4.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

The Quest For Identity In On The Road

The Quest For Identity In On The RoadIn Jack Kerouac's 'On The Road', the protagonists embark upon a long, arduous quest for human identity. ...

(5 pages) 58 1 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jack Kerouac, Father of the Beat Generation?

style of dress are pointedly unconventional.Considered by many as the father of the beat movement, Jack Kerouac is one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century. Kerouac wrote many nov ... sman. His father became poor because of a gambling and drinking problem and couldn't afford to send Jack to college. Jack soon realized that if he wanted to go to college, he would have to get a schol ...

(6 pages) 53 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Rolling Stone Book of the Beats": The Beat Generation and American Culture, Edited by Holly George-Warren.

to be known as Beat culture. Within the next three chapters, the major icons of the Beat movement - Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs are discussed. The final chapter looks at those w ... s how the origin of the term "beat generation". The founders of the beat movement - Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs had picked up the term "beat" in Times Square in the mid 1940' ...

(16 pages) 57 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Kerouac and Tyler, "On the Road" and "Saint Maybe" - Comparison and critique

-experience from) a single specific momentary event." In novels "On the Road" and "Saint Maybe", by Jack Kerouac and Anne Tyler, the authors stress upon life as a set of experiences and how these buil ... leefully roaring engine burning hungrily in front, the road and its devils grinning wickedly below, Jack Kerouac's characters go flying off randomly along the twisted contours of their lives in his au ...

(8 pages) 24 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Close Reading of a Passage in Jack Kerouac's "On the Road"

do with the miserably wearing split-up and my feeling that everything was dead."From On the Road by Jack KerouacThe above passage is limited to the first two sentences of Kerouac's "On the Road". In t ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

CONCLUSION

The chapter "˜"˜Ghosts of the Pawtucketville'' night by Jack Kerouac, deals with the birth of the novel's main character Jack Duluo. It seems as if almost e ... ack Duluo. It seems as if almost everything in "˜"˜Dr. Sax'' is about the author himself. Jack Kerouac came from French-Canadian family and spoke the Canadian French dialect which is the rea ...

(1 pages) 315 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Heros of the sixties counter c

m, it was indeed seen around the world.Neil Cassidy-As the model for the non-stop Dean Moriarity in Jack Kerouac's, "On the Road", the free-spirited Neil Cassady was already a legend by the time he me ... hitman, like Thoreau. He is a gift, an American treasure, a poet of all the people." Gary Snyder-In Jack Kerouac's The Dharma Bums, character Jaffy Ryder predicts that "millions of rucksack revolution ...

(6 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Emily dickinsons private world

There are poets and writers like Jack Kerouac and Walt Whitman who lived intensely, who hurtled from one experience to the next and s ...

(7 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Kerouac

arters, Ann. Kerouac: A Biography. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1959, 1994. 419 pp.Jack Kerouac Kerouac: A Biography, helps to explain how Jack Kerouac, the founder and most i ... above is true. The book, Kerouac: A Biography, is very thorough and explains every aspect of Jack Kerouac: past, present, and future. Everything is very detailed throughout the book.According t ...

(3 pages) 10 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

On the Road

Jack Kerouac's 'Great American' Novel, On the Road "?because the only people for me as the mad ones, ... ars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes, 'Awwwww!'" (On the Road, Jack Kerouac p. 8) The 40's. A time of the beat generation, a time when life in America was poetic. ... was poetic. And Jack Kerouac was there to see it all and tell about it in splendorous detail. Truly Jack Kerouac was a mindful literary genius and his novel On The Road published in 1957 is a great Am ...

(7 pages) 35 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jack Kerouac And The Beat Movement

through out the beat movement.One of the most important works produced during the beat movement was Jack Kerouac's On The Road. In the novel Jack Kerouac's alter ego Sal Paradise represents the Americ ... ey and gin instead of just beer "(Nicosia 96). "That was only the beginning of his disillusionment. Jack began taking benzedrine and smoking marijuana"(Nicosia 102). Having the means by which he escap ...

(4 pages) 493 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg And The Beat Generati

Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and the Beat Generation Jean-Louis Lebris de Kerouac (Jack Kerouac) and ... ely, Kerouac fell in love with Cassady. As biographer Dennis McNally said ?he was the embodiment of Jack?s American dream? (89). He even used Cassady as a character in his second and fourth novels, On ... fathered the two young men into being the most successful writers of the Beat Generation (Waxman 8).Jack Kerouac was born into a French-Canadian family who lived in Lowell, Massachusetts in 1922. He g ...

(10 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Outline For On The Road

Central Idea: Jack Kerouac's On the Road shows how one should live life impulsively in a world based on repetition ...

(3 pages) 644 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Outline For On The Road

Central Idea: Jack Kerouac's On the Road shows how one should live life impulsively in a world based on repetition ...

(3 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Jack Kerouac And His Great Works

Jack Kerouac and his Great Works Jack Kerouac is known by many as the Beat Generation author of On t ... red him to create the well-known work On the Road, which him great recognition and respect. Jack Kerouac born in Lowell, Massachusetts, March 12, 1922, a product of the Jazz Age. His Father, L ... so furious with Kerouac's decision that they had Kerouac's father fired from the printing business, Jack's excitement of attending a big college was replaced with guilt. "If I had chosen more wisely o ...

(8 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Dharma Bums--Following the Sutra?

Jack Kerouac and his so-called "Dharma Bums" lived an extremely unconventional lifestyle, to say the ...

(6 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy