Essays Tagged: "Norman Mailer"

Oswald's Tale - An American Mystery

Oswald's TaleAn American MysteryBy: Norman MailerOswald was born on October 8, 1939, into a lower-middle -class family in a downtrodden ...

(4 pages) 38 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Argument analysis of Yvonne Bynoe's article entitled "The White Boy Shuffle"

p4) and teen rebellion (p6). The author compares the white youth of today to the "White Negroes" of Norman Mailer's essay, The White Negro (p12), who embraced a concept of black culture "which itself ... nd KRS-1 as saying "We've got white boys calling themselves niggers".The author uses the example of Norman Mailer's "White Negro" as the embodiment of the present-day's white youth's attraction to the ...

(5 pages) 54 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"The Man Who Studied Yoga", by Norman Mailer: "Dissatisfaction with our lives."

they don't settle and wish that they had. According to Sam Slovoda in "The Man Who Studied Yoga" by Norman Mailer, "many people are dissatisfied with the present, and either dream of the past or antic ...

(4 pages) 19 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Gospel According to the Son

Displaying neither keen biblical learning nor much imagination, Norman Mailer's retelling of Jesus' life and times makes one question what the author had in mind. D ...

(2 pages) 12 0 1.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


es hostility and a loss of control. It can tear into a person's heart and ruin them. We see this in Norman Mailer's book The Executioner's Song. The main character, Gary Gilmore, demonstrates so much ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

The reflections of gore vidal

ing to increase his ratings asked Vidal to make an appearance on his show along with his arch rival Norman Mailer. The altercation started after Vidal compared Mailer to Charles Manson, this led to an ...

(8 pages) 20 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies