Essays Tagged: "Leroy"

Failure in "Shiloh Leroy and Norma Jean"

In the story Shiloh Leroy and Norma Jean, two very loving people, just can't seem to keep their relationship going. Lero ... ships. In order to keep a relationship going you must keep changing and compromising. Unfortunately Leroy and Norma Jean weren't able to keep up with their own changes in life.Leroy and Norma Jean cou ... in life.Leroy and Norma Jean couldn't keep their relationship going for two reasons. First, due to Leroy's unfortunate accident, he has much more time on his hands and has noticed the many changes th ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ninties Love Story

Once there were two people named Marsha and Leroy. They were madly in lovewith each other and there personalities were exactly alike. Marsha and ... h of them.Marsha had a rather wealthy family and there neighborhood was on the East Side ofAtlanta. Leroy had no money at all and he lived in the projects on the West Side ofAtlanta. The problem wasn' ... that Marsha didn't want to go out with someone who wasn'tas financially stable as she was, or that Leroy was ashamed of where he lived. It was thata few years before they knew each other they both go ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

"Shiloh"

n her life. The expositions begins at the age of eighteen, she was pregnant and was forced to marry Leroy, the baby's father, because of the "southern tradition". The raising action takes over, when t ... ws the baby's legs and is on trail for neglect. Later that night when maybe leave's Norma Jean tell Leroy "She just said that about the baby because she caught me smoking. She's trying to pay me back. ...

(4 pages) 174 2 3.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Epiphany: Odour of Chrysanthemums & Shiloh

lied to Elizabeth Bates in "Odour of Chrysanthemums" when she realizes her husband has died. And to Leroy Moffitt in "Shiloh" when he understands that he needs to change in order to save his marriage. ... there marriage. But at the end she is "grateful to death, which restored the truth" (Lawrence 148).Leroy's wife Norma Jean finds her life and marriage bearable while he is traveling. But when he is i ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

SHiloh-Bobbie Ann Mason-Battle

a symbol of the character Norma Jean in the short story "Shiloh," by Bobbie Ann Mason. Her husband, Leroy, can be seen as a symbol for the federal government. Throughout the work "Shiloh," the theme o ... overnment. Throughout the work "Shiloh," the theme of change is ubiquitous. Change is evident after Leroy's truck accident, which caused Norma Jean to become less dependent on her husband. If the foun ...

(9 pages) 74 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is called "to build or not to build" it is talking about the log house in the short story "shiloh" by Bobbie Ann Manson. it is 4 pages and includes themes of love and marriage

To Build or not to Build?This is not the only question in the marriage of Leroy and Norma Jean Moffitt. The marriage very often runs into uncertainties and problems, but that ... About fifteen years later Norma Jean finds herself living in a small rented home with her husband, Leroy, which is normally at work, on the road. Until one day he injured his leg in a fatal accident ... e day he injured his leg in a fatal accident and will probably never be able to ride his rig again. Leroy now finds himself at home all the time, this is very awkward for the both of them, but Norma J ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Feminist View on "Shiloh"

A Feminist View on "Shiloh"by Bobbie Ann MasonIn the story Shiloh Leroy and Norma Jean, two very loving people, just can't seem to keep their relationship going Leroy ... things such as marriage to work out successfully. These difficulties are apparent in Norma Jean and Leroy's marriage. As Norma Jean advances herself, their marriage ultimately collapses due to Leroy's ... th her and the changing environment.In this story the stereotypical gender roles reverse. The male, Leroy, is seen as a lazy and weak; and although he has good intentions, he fails to give Norma Jean ...

(5 pages) 55 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Shiloh

small city. The setting of Shiloh is in a town of eleven thousand, five hundred people around 1950. Leroy, a truck driver who was recently involved in an accident and hurt his leg, realizes that his w ... t feel for him anymore throughout the course of the story. The story begins with Norma Jean, Leroy's wife, lifting weights while Leroy is watching her. He is no longer on the road due to fear o ...

(2 pages) 38 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Shiloh and Other Short Stories" by Bobbie Ann Mason: Failed Relationship

couple has been together for sixteen years and has yet to deal with their issues. Since the couple, Leroy and Norma Jean, were always to busy doing other things, it allowed them to always brush all th ... r things, it allowed them to always brush all their problems off. The lack of communication between Leroy and Norma Jean never allows them to connect as a couple, which never allows them to progress f ...

(4 pages) 67 0 3.4 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Shiloh

the readers attention by Bobbie Ann Mason, author of "Shiloh"�.In Mason's "Shiloh"�, Leroy and Norma Jean Moffitt are a married couple living in Paducah, Kentucky. Leroy has spent the p ... y. Leroy has spent the past 15 years driving a tractor-trailer across the country. Four months ago, Leroy was involved in a highway accident that required steel pins to be placed in his hip. He return ...

(5 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Setting "Shiloh"

The story "Shiloh" is about two people who feel in love many years ago and have fallen apart since Leroy, the husband, was a truck driver. While Leroy was gone Norma Jean always put herself to work t ... her husband took their honeymoon. She always said that it was such a beautiful place, but I'm sure Leroy and Norma Jean will remember it in a different way for a couple of reasons.One is the fact of ...

(1 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Statement Of Justice

e guard. "I've been telling them I'm innocent from the day I got put in here." Leroy looked in the corner of the room and saw Paul sitting on the cold wet ground. "But I am ... corner of the room and saw Paul sitting on the cold wet ground. "But I am innocent!" shouted Leroy. "Relax will ya! I don't want those guards to come back! The less I see of them, the be ...

(5 pages) 303 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Shiloh By Bobby Anne Mason

ake and had to pay for it. Due to the old south traditions, Norma Jean was forced to get married to Leroy, the baby's father. Norma Jean lost her baby tragically to infant death syndrome. Here she was ... upon her mother throughout the story trying desperately to please her. Norma Jean stays married to Leroy who becomes a truck driver and is never at home. She basically is treated like a maid. She sta ...

(5 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Untitled

ought to the readers attention by Bobbie Ann Mason, author of "Shiloh". In Mason's "Shiloh", Leroy and Norma Jean Moffitt are a married couple living in Paducah, Kentucky. Leroy has spent the p ... y. Leroy has spent the past 15 years driving a tractor-trailer across the country. Four months ago, Leroy was involved in a highway accident that required steel pins to be placed in his hip. He return ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

"Shiloh" Short Story Analysis

ha MounceElaine TiseComposition IIJune 12, 2014Reversed Gender RolesIn Bobbie Ann Mason's "Shiloh," Leroy and his wife Norma Jean come to face the difficulties of reversed gender roles after Leroy is ... st and having stay at home dads/husbands. It began to blur what men's role in society actually was. Leroy and Norma Jean had problems in their marriage from several of reversed gender roles they were ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry