Essays Tagged: "Moira"

Sturday Climbing

times, I notice the cliff is actually representing the relationship between Barry and his daughter, Moira. It was a story that shows a single father perspective towards his daughter. W.D. Valgardson u ... the "chock nut, the wire loop, the carabiner, the rope", represents the relation between Barry and Moira. "Fragile as they looked, would hold ten times his weight." Like a rope although their relatio ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A discussion of Margerat Atwood's use of shock in 'The Handmaid's Tale, and how it relates to current issues.

her complicity in what is happening, if shown simply through her silence, is itself highlighted by Moira and Ofglen's bravado. Finally, there is the shock of possibility. To read a fantasy so grounde ... singly clear throughout the book, especially when compared to those who are trying to make a stand. Moira's spectacular escape shows that it is possible to find ways out, but the other Handmaids find ...

(11 pages) 79 1 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Opinion on faith and trust, using quotes from the short story "Saturday Climbing"

equire faith and trust. Discuss this statement as it applies to life in general. Refer to Barry and Moira's particular relationship in order to enhance your explanations."Answer:At the beginning of th ... of trust is involved in their relationship. At a point Barry talks about himself not being sure if Moira smokes marijuana and doesn't ask her because if he was wrong "she would never forgive him for ...

(2 pages) 48 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Critical Analysis of 'The Handmaid's Tale' by Margaret Atwood

vor, to contrast the typical feminist, represented in this novel by her mother and her best friend, Moira. Atwood is writing for a specific audience, though through careful examination, it can be dete ... s characterized as passive, and mostly compliant, she is not as much in danger as other characters. Moira, her friend from college and the previous life, is dynamic and full of life. She doesn't want ...

(4 pages) 78 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Hope and Hopelessness of Moira: "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood: Argumentative essay: Moira as a symbolic character of hope to the main character.

d independence is shown in Margaret Atwood's, "The Handmaid's Tale", through the minor character of Moira. This character is referred to throughout the novel as strong-willed and independent until Off ... as strong-willed and independent until Offred finds her near the end, different and broken. Through Moira, Atwood is able to develop Offred as a dependent on hope and further develop the theme of hope ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Group Analysis of the Imagery, Symbolism, Figurative Language, Ironic Devices and more for "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood.

ers her life prior to the Gilead regime, often recalling her old friends and family members such as Moira, Luke, Offred's daughter and even her mother. Offred tends to bring up Moira more than any oth ... nflict with the Gilead regime is subtly stated prior to the regime itself when Offred mentions that Moira is a lesbian: "she'd decided to prefer woman" (222). The fact that Moira is a lesbian is a hug ...

(11 pages) 33 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Handmaids Tale

e fact hat there is nothing she can do to change the situation that she is in so she lives with it. Moira, on the other hand, is the complete opposite. She is Offred's best friend and a pillar of femi ... on the other hand, is the complete opposite. She is Offred's best friend and a pillar of feminism. Moira had a bad reputation with the aunts because she still had a taste for freedom and doesn't hesi ...

(4 pages) 1297 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


loved doesn't hurt either.Attendees: Lynn Jatania (chair, hostess) Krista Appel (minutes, advocate) Moira Grunwell (advocate) Mike Reade Jen Roundel Ellen Birnbaum Izabela Palczak The Highlights Lynn ... x character.We each recommended/warned others about other books we have been reading lately.Krista, Moira, and Lynn (on behalf of Geoff) each proposed a book for our May meeting. The selected book is ...

(13 pages) 21 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

What idea does W.D Valgardson develop about Independence in "Saturday Climbing?"

ex relationships that take place between teenagers and their parents. In this particular situation, Moira is the teenager who is trying to explore the uncertainties in life while dealing with her fath ... ooth transition into an independent life.There are many ideas in “Saturday Climbing” that Moira accepts and incorporates into her thinking. The main idea is that she learns and starts to val ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Moira's Ethical Situation

Moira's frustration with her job stems from several issues. For the most part, her frustration is a ... on is a result of her employer not having control over the employees in her department. I feel that Moira's only choice would be to confront management with her concerns even if this means losing her ... ng employees to be intoxicated while on the job could result in injuries to themselves or coworkers.Moira also had concerns about employees misusing company computers, wasting time and abusing the com ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Themes in the novel 'The Handmaids Tale'

like to portray.Feminists themselves are most clearly represented in the novel by the characters of Moira and Offred's mother. The narrator's mother provides a picture of the 60's era women's libber w ... to have raised Offred well and by all accounts appears to be caring and nurturing. The character of Moira has slightly more of an edge. She's tough, determined, and seemingly as capable as any man. Wh ...

(9 pages) 4472 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Handmaid's Tale Moira Character Change

NO TIME FOR A GOOGLE DOC?Personality Breakdown: Moira Loses her LOSS OF Individualism in The Handmaid's TaleThe existence of Totalitarian government ... ay their rights and freedoms as individuals. GOOD SENTENCE A character used to portray this idea is Moira, a tenacious woman that was not afraid to stand up for her OWN RIGHTS (WHICH ONES?). As the st ... raid to stand up for her OWN RIGHTS (WHICH ONES?). As the story progresses, the reader can see that Moira's personality changes to one of a weak, miserable NOT SURE THAT IS EXACTLY HOW SHE FEELS AT EN ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors