Essays Tagged: "Michael Ondaatje"

Describe the recurring use of imagery, motifs, themes and ideas in Michael Ondaatje's novel In the Skin Of A Lion. explain how multiple readings can be concluded from the book.

le individuals, each with their own values and interpretations. In The Skin of a Lion, the novel by Michael Ondaatje is created from a complex range of interwoven storylines, and as a result, can evok ...

(3 pages) 103 0 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analyse the transpostion of one literary text to film, discussing which features of the literary text are cut in the process and which features are focus upon/expanded. I have chosen to analyse chapter One of The English Patient entitled The Villa

at the mise-en-shot involved and the use of sound as narrative within that.The novel is written by Michael Ondaatje, published in 1992 and winner of the 1992 Booker Prize. The genre of the film text ... ajor Film Theories: An Introduction. Oxford University Press.Kamiya, Gary, 1996, 'An Interview with Michael Ondaatje', Salon.com, [WWW] http://www.salon.com/nov96/ondaatje961118.html (2nd December 200 ...

(6 pages) 57 0 2.3 Mar/2003

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

Running in the Family.

Running in the FamilyBy Michael OndaatjeLanguageThe language used in Running in the Family is descriptive and poetic. The va ...

(1 pages) 80 2 3.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Comparison of Three Short Stories from Michael Ondaatje's collection "From Ink Lake".

ht have a difficult time discerning little beyond its literal meaning. However due its placement in Michael Ondaatje's collection "From Ink Lake" the stories which precede and follow it and their resp ... ribal Justice by Clark Blaise. 1974. Reprinted with permission from Clark Blaise. From Ink Lake. By Michael Ondaatje. Toronto: Random House of Canada Limited. 1990. 194-202.Ferron, Madeleine. "Be Frui ...

(6 pages) 45 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Coming Through Slaughter

Coming Through Slaughter written by Michael Ondaatje tells of Buddy Bolden's descent into his own hell. Ondaatje's novel is full of art ...

(9 pages) 31 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Power and Oppression- In the Skin of a Lion

In the Skin of a Lion by Michael Ondaatje is a story about the lives of immigrants and their struggles in the building of Tor ...

(4 pages) 73 0 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The English Patient

The novel, The English Patient, by Michael Ondaajte constructs meaning through the use of tropes, images and symbolism, instead of mere ... ttention by the acknowledgement that the novel The English Patient is a construction of the writer, Michael Ondaatje's imagination.It is through the use of symbolism, tropes, images and the lack of li ... sm, tropes, images and the lack of linearity, as opposed to conventional techniques that the author Michael Ondaatje constructs meaning in the novel The English Patient.

(5 pages) 46 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analyse of the violent American Far West in the book "The Collected Works of Billy The Kid" (1996) by Michael Ondaatje.

as The Duke and Dirty Harry, being an outlaw in the Far West seemed to be a very risky way of life. Michael Ondaatje showed just how violent this part of American history might have been by writing a ... rified ideas about the Old West by these cruel acts and murderers.BIBLIOGRAPHY (1 source):Ondaatje, Michael. The Collected Works of Billy the Kid. New York: Vintage International Edition, 1996.

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Michael Ondaatje, "The English Patient".

"Michael Ondaatje's fiction has been met with the highest praise - for its startling narrative invent ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.4 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"In the Skin of the Lion" analysis

Michael Ondaatje's novel "In the Skin of the Lion" revolves around the life of many characters and a ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Puce Fairy Book" and "The Diverse Causes" compare and contrast essay

Alice Major's "Puce Fairy Book" and Michael Ondaatje's "The Diverse Causes" are two poems that are about a man and a woman's relationshi ... 's, "Puce Fairy Book" remains satirical and creates an obnoxious tone to the end of the poem, while Michael Ondaatje's "The Diverse Causes" remains contented to the end of the poem. The lines that bes ...

(3 pages) 13 0 4.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Enhance meaning using various literary concepts

aspect of the creator's work. "A Prayer for Owen Meany" by John Irving and "The English Patient" by Michael Ondaatje are two terrific novels that deals with religion, friendship and love that leaves y ... and have two different meaning, there are many similarities within the novels. Both John Irving and Michael Ondaatje use appropriate patterns and structuring devices to influence and even enhance mean ...

(8 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Michael Ondaatje’s “Elizabeth”

Michael Ondaatje's "Elizabeth"� portrays the life of the English Queen Elizabeth I. Ondaatje ...

(2 pages) 1739 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Significance Of Symbolism In Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient

Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient is a novel containing much important symbolism. Ondaatje uses ...

(2 pages) 13 0 4.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Significance Of Symbolism In Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient

Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient is a novel containing much important symbolism. Ondaatje uses ... he monastery is a sanctuary and a place of spiritual and physical healing for all who reside in it. Michael Ondaatje uses symbols constantly in the book to bring more depth and personality to the char ... er 1, 1992, pages unknown.Mirabile, Lisa. "Index to The English Patient." (June 12, 1998) Ondaatje, Michael. The English Patient. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1992.Roxborough, David. "The Gospel ...

(4 pages) 13 0 4.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

look at the connection and contrast between the two references: Jane Urquhart's A Map of Glass and Michael Ondaatje's In the Skin of a Lion.Urquhart's novel, A Map of Glass tells the story of Woodman ... immigrants once lived in Canada, and this is how they acquired their identity as it is explored by Michael Ondaatje and Jane Urquhart.It is important to explore the question of identity in In the Ski ...

(21 pages) 1118 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay about the novel Anil's Ghost, By Micheal Ondaatje.

o demonstrate one of the main themes of the novel concerning identity.In the novel Anil's Ghost, by Michael Ondaatje, it is demonstrated that one of the main themes is the fact that a person’s id ... atje demonstrates the theme of the novel is through the experiences in Anil's life.Source:Ondaatje, Michael. Anil's Ghost A Novel. New York: Vintage, 2001. Print.

(5 pages) 2727 0 5.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poetic analysis of To a Sad Daughter written by Michael Ondaatje

1001February 1st, 2010Poetic analysis of To a Sad DaughterThe poem, "To a Sad Daughter" written by Michael Ondaatje, sends a powerful message regarding a father's love, and his hockey idolizing daugh ... the more abstract poetic devices, has created a wonderful poem that is extremely effective.Although Michael Ondaatje's poem, "To a Sad Daughter" at first may appear to lack the "essential" rhyme schem ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers