Essays Tagged: "Mildred"

The Hope of the Phoenix

happy. Soon Montag discovered that he was not happy at all, and that his life was nothing. His wife Mildred did not love him at all, and his only friend (that he could remember) Clarisse died in a car ... ve, but with his marriage love was extinct and nowhere to be seen. His life had died, when his wife Mildred pulled the alarm and had told the firemen that Montag had books. To Montag, the books was li ...

(4 pages) 56 1 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Ray Bradbury's "Farenheit 451",

m fighter of sorts when he joins a group of people who illegally hide and read books. Montag's wife Mildred on the other hand prefers not to have to think, but rather to allow others to think for her ... fers not to have to think, but rather to allow others to think for her to simply say 'yes I agree.' Mildred is the epitome of laziness. The most complex of all the characters is the fire chief Beatty. ...

(2 pages) 101 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Mildred's Success as a powerful woman

Director Michael Curtiz's 1945 classic "Mildred Pierce" tells the story of a woman whose love for her eldest daughter results in tragedy. Mi ... nancially unsupportive husband and begins secular work leaving behind her former housewife routine. Mildred's younger daughter, the better one, dies from pneumonia. To add to this misery, Veda, spoile ... r daughter, the better one, dies from pneumonia. To add to this misery, Veda, spoiled rotten, hurts Mildred's feelings, despite Mildred's undying love, and ends up having an affair with Mildred's seco ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.5 Apr/2003

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

Mildred Pierce. An essay on the film nuor Mild Pierce. It has been written in review format.

Mildred PierceMildred Pierce is a gloomy yet captivating murder mystery. The story line leads up to ... shown her so much light. She will protect her daughter even if it means hurting herself and others.Mildred becomes involved with playboy Monte Beragon, whom she later decides to marry to fulfill her ... ed with playboy Monte Beragon, whom she later decides to marry to fulfill her daughter's happiness. Mildred is not aware of the fact of the sexual relationship her daughter and Monte share. Secretly, ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradburry

ted by the varied personalities among the characters. The main character, Guy Montag, and his wife, Mildred, best represent these depictions of society.Guy Montag is a fireman. In the future firemen d ... eaction. Montag joins this division and becomes a stepping-stone in the war against totalitarianism.Mildred is Montag's wife. She is more like a zombie than a person; another product of the government ...

(2 pages) 42 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Comparison of Femininity in "Mildred Pierce" and "Gentleman Prefer Blondes"

Do Gentlemen Prefer Mildred?The male- female dynamic permeates nearly all examples of classical Hollywood cinema. The go ... role in Howard Hawk's "Gentleman Prefer Blondes" and Joan Crawford's tour de force performance in "Mildred Pierce". Both of the women featured in these films showcase an strong sexual appetite, uncha ... of vibrant colours, glamorous clothes, and a generally fairytale-like atmosphere.The world in which Mildred Pierce lives, is far less carefree, as she constantly tries to prove herself in the midst of ...

(7 pages) 49 0 4.9 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Discussion of differences between Clarisse and Mildred in Farhenheit 451.

While both Clarisse and Mildred are not main characters, they are extremely important supporting characters in the novel. Th ... and her random questions and thoughts.Guy Montag is also married and has a wife of ten years named Mildred. Mildred is portrayed at the exact opposite of Clarisse. Instead of being an outsider who is ... is always questioning and wanting to understand more and more and enjoy the simple things in life. Mildred is the stereotypical stay at home wife of the time. She stays home all day long, cleans hous ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Black Bird Singing In The Dead of Night

s that are acceptable of the inhabitants, resulting in destructive actions. Fahrenheit 451's Mildred, along with the normal people in the novel, take their frustrations out by driving fast down ... eir parents. This violence is created by the role which technology plays in their lives. Bradbury's Mildred, for instance, spends the majority of her time watching something on the television or she h ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Farhenheit 451: Journal

is in a futuristic Utopia. Everyone thinks they are happy and content. If this were true why would Mildred try to overdose on sleeping pills? See is described as half-alive and doesn't really care if ... fe and her petrified friends. This causes emotional outbreaks from the women. I also am curious why Mildred covered for Guy, it just didn't seem like something she would do.Mildred's betrayal was a ve ...

(2 pages) 245 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fahrenheit 451

nd romance. They are only interested in what they can do with the things around them. Specifically, Mildred is guilty of this offense. She was not in love nor did she truly appreciate the words and te ... vision that she and Montag owned. Whenever the television was on, which was literally all the time, Mildred was not interested in anything but it. She did not pay Montag or anyone else any attention. ...

(1 pages) 377 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fahrenheit 451

ationship differed from many of the others in the book.The relationship between Montag and his wife Mildred was very shaky at times. They did not interact and understand each other on a level that was ... her at all"). Their relationship came to a low when Montag thought that he would not care if Mildred were to die. (Bradbury 44. " For it would be the dying of an unknown, a street face, a newsp ...

(3 pages) 506 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Farenheit 451

Mildred's Static Heart In Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury paints the portrait of a wonderfully ... new heart is beating wildly, having been opened up to a new reality with books and truth, his wife Mildred's is a static flat line. Early in the story, it is evident that Mildred is not happy ... lieves that Guy is inconsiderate for not putting a fourth wall in place. (Bradbury, 20) It is clear Mildred spends most, if not all of her time in front of her parlor wall. In fact, she tells Guy she ...

(3 pages) 858 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Of Human Bondage

that he could depend on nothing but himself. On the crossways of his lonely and uneasy life, he met Mildred who at the time was a waitress in a tea-shop.He fell in love with Mildred. It was an emotion ... rrible disappointment and emptiness in its place. Philip had the disappointment. He discovered that Mildred had become a streetwalker and had syphilis. He was disgusted. His old passion was gone. Phil ...

(2 pages) 391 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Of Human Bondage: The Women In Philip Carey's Life

g three women in his life that are of great importance to Philip's character. These three women are Mildred Rogers, Norah Nesbit, and Sally Athelny. Mildred is a negative influence on Philip whereas t ... ereas the other two women serve as positive influences in Philip's life. Of the three, Philip loves Mildred the most, though Mildred loves him not.Mildred is a negative influence on Philip. Though he ...

(4 pages) 2210 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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

Fareinheit 451

reader can sense that Guy Montag will change and transform society from what it was. His own wife, Mildred, turns in Guy Montag. Montag has a collection of books, which are illegal in this society. A ... tion of books, which are illegal in this society. As a fireman, he stole books as he burned houses. Mildred turns in Montag because she only cares about the "family", which is a TV parlor. Mildred cal ...

(1 pages) 342 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Little Princess

The Worst Witch By Jill Murphy The Potion Test The Potion Test is a story about a young witch named Mildred Hubble who could never do anything right. The characters that are included in the story are ... om where Miss Hardbroom is testing the young witches on how to make the laughter potion. Of course, Mildred makes the potion incorrectly and she and Maud disappear by testing it. When they finally rea ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

In the novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray BradBury, montag who

ins to doubt his job, Montag can't read books even though he is tempted to read them, Montag's wife Mildred clearly shows that she holds in a great deal of pain inside her. First, Montag begins to dou ... ion to read books is growing throughout the novel. Montag is experiencing a great deal of curiosity.Mildred Montag Holds in all her pain and doesn't know what to do with it. Her suicide attempt sugges ...

(1 pages) 1088 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

About Fahrenheit 451

larisse had been killed in a car accident. After meeting Clarisse, he returns home to find his wife Mildred asleep, with an empty bottle of sleeping pills next to her bed. He calls for medical help, a ... pills next to her bed. He calls for medical help, and two technicians come and proceed to suck out Mildred's blood and insert new blood into her. The technicians disregard for Mildred forces Montag t ...

(5 pages) 496 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mildred Pierce Describe the film "Mildred Pierce" as a film noir that has been influenced by both the maternal melodrama and the remarriage comedy

ers are not so easy to label because the ideas behind them begin to blend into each other. Although Mildred Pierce is fundamentally, due to its stylistics and prominent themes, a film noir, it’s ... . For example, the ending happiness of remarriage comedies is achieved through the man changing. In Mildred Pierce, Mildred is able to return to Bert after he gets a better job and is able to financia ...

(7 pages) 1645 0 0.0 May/2009

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

Fahrenheit 451

as an option to escape from it.The system in Bradbury's world is represented by Montag’s wife, Mildred. Although Mildred is not the most important character, she is important for understanding th ... lthough Mildred is not the most important character, she is important for understanding the system. Mildred is a shallow woman and bases her life on a T.V show called “Family”. In fact, Mild ...

(5 pages) 966 0 5.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American