Essays Tagged: "Jeanette Winterson"

Discuss the presentation of Jeanette's mother in 'Oranges are not the only fruit'

Discuss the presentation of Jeanette's mother in'Oranges are not the only fruit'Readers are introduced to Jeanette's mother as s ... 's personality being controlling, powerful and self-righteous is formed from this description. Also Jeanette's personal view of these qualities is shared as the tone of the narrator during the stateme ... er's character as she interacts with different individuals.During the first chapter her mother sees Jeanette as 'a way out now for years and years', suggesting that there is something in her mothers p ...

(6 pages) 28 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Passion" By. Jeanette Winterson

troduced the theme of feminine desire to the story. Being born with webbed feet is another way that Jeanette Winterson lets the reader know that Villanelle is not going to fit the stereotypical role o ... f the Medusa. 1997.2). Moi, Toril. Sexual/Textual Politics. New York:Routledge, 2002.3). Winterson, Jeanette. The Passion. New York: GrovePress, 1987.

(8 pages) 51 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What is Art? in the context of Jeanette Winterson's "Art Objects" and John Berger's "The Pocket"

t art itself is the vehicle of transformation. As both Jonathan Berger in The Shape of a Pocket and Jeanette Winterson in Art Objects argue, art takes us to places that we never knew existed and alter ... without art, in any of its forms, humanity would simply grow deaf, mute and blind over the ages.1: Jeanette Winterson, Art Objects, pg 25 (Vintage Press, 1995)

(3 pages) 94 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Alice Walker The Color Purple and Jeanette Winterson Oranges are not the Only Fruit comparing religion in both novels. Celie and Jeanette.

eme of religion in two Novels. "Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit" is a semi-autobiographical novel by Jeanette Winterson, set in the North of England. "The Color Purple" is an epistolary novel by Alice ... terson. Secondly, the stories of each of the books of the bible can be linked to the progression of Jeanette's character through the novel. A simple example of this can be seen in the chapter "Numbers ...

(6 pages) 63 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The explanation of a work is always sought in the man or woman who produced it." (Roland Barthes) Why should we not look to authorial intention for meaning in literature?

at speaks not the author.'3 In applying Barthes' theory to Virginia Woolf's 'Orlando' (1927-28) and Jeanette Winterson's 'Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit'' (1983-4) I hope to show that critics should n ... 'personal communication'8 and that Woolf's psychology is an integral aspect of the text. Similarly, Jeanette Winterson's novel is thought to be largely autobiographical. The protagonist also takes the ...

(7 pages) 97 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Sexual orientation

Winterson, Jeanette (1959- ), British novelist, best known for the experimental and sometimes controversial way ...

(1 pages) 51 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An analysis of the literary theory and devices used in "Written on the Body". Written for literary theory.

Unmarked by GenderBy creating a narrator that can not be identified by gender, Jeanette Winterson, taunts readers out of their ordinary expectations of romance and challenges the ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Title Symbolises Homosexuality in Allan Hollinghurst's "The Swimming-Pool Library" and Jeanette Winterson's "Oranges are not the only Fruit"

Allan Hollinghurst's "The Swimming-Pool Library" and Jeanette Winterson's novel "Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit" has a lot in common from a homosexual po ... be the Corry, where people change their sexual partners such as books are borrowed in a library.In Jeanette Winterson's novel, the "Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit", the symbol of orange appears more ... the only option, hence this is how the title refers to homosexuality. The symbol of orange follows Jeanette's life, always indicating for the reader to pay attention to those events, when oranges app ...

(8 pages) 10 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


role? Where will a young girl turn to when her life goes against the rules society has set for her? Jeanette has lived a sheltered life with no influence on her except for the church. Her mother is a ... way of thinking. In effect, a cult based on a long -standing text, the bible. In this cult though, Jeanette finds a kindred spirit that doesn?t fit the mold set by this religious society.Elsie is an ...

(4 pages) 6 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Womens writing the powe and th

ave been controversial if not political in its time. In more recent times Oxford scholar and author Jeanette Winterson's stated goal was to challenge the existing social and political mores and values ... a Feminist Restructuring of the Academic Disciplines Haworth Press, Inc, New York, 1989.Winterson, Jeanette, Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit, Vintage, London 1985.

(9 pages) 67 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

I Came, I Saw, I Conquered…or Did I? An Investig

Jeanette Winterson talks about passion throughout the novel. Both men and women are vulnerable to th ...

(3 pages) 962 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare