Essays Tagged: "novelist"

"Black Like Me" by John Howard Griffin

first person point of view about John Griffin in 1959 in the deep south of the east coast, who is a novelist that decides to get his skin temporarily darkened medically to black. What Griffin hopes to ...

(4 pages) 83 0 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Black Like Me by John Griffin

new world that he was in no way prepared for. He was no longer John, an averagebut respected white novelist, he was a black man and that is all that mattered. Simple pleasers likea drink of water or ...

(3 pages) 90 0 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Paul Laurence Dunbar

ence Dunbar's life during 1872 to 1938 label him as being an American poet, short story writer, and novelist.I. IntroductionII. American poetA. Literary EnglishB. Dialect poet1. 'Oak and Ivy'2. 'Major ... ixie (1898)B. The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories (1900)C. The Heart of Happy Hollow (1904)IV. NovelistA. The Uncalled (1898)B. The Love of Landry (1900)C. The Fanatics (1901)D. The Sport of the ...

(6 pages) 96 0 3.8 Aug/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Margaret Atwood - relationship between three of her poems.

Margaret Atwood is a Canadian poet, novelist, and critic, noted for her feminism and mythological themes. She was born in 1939 in Ottawa ...

(7 pages) 95 0 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

general explanations of Albert Camus's philosophy

Born on November 7, 1913 in Mandoui, Algeria, Albert Camus earned aworldwide reputation as a novelist and essayist and won the Nobel Prize for literature in1957. Though his writings, and in som ...

(1 pages) 92 2 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Howard Nemerov

arily as a poet, Howard Nemerov has also distinguished himself as a critic, short story writer, and novelist. With nearly four dozen published works, Howard Nemerov has become one of America's most di ...

(7 pages) 43 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Report on the life of Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens was a nineteenth-century novelist who was and still is very popular. He was born in Landport, a region of Portsmouth, on Febr ...

(4 pages) 86 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Hester's Individualism As Present in Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

e. But for this reason specifically, emotions began bubbling and eventually boiled over, passions a novelist such as Hawthorne could seize at red heat and use for the basis of an effective novel. Hawt ...

(8 pages) 89 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

John Collier and his short stories. Compares the short stories with a common theme

ed erudition, literary allusiveness and quiet wit, according to Anthony Burgess. Anthony Burgess, a novelist, said though not a writer of the very first rank, he possessed considerable literary skill ...

(8 pages) 70 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"Deerslayer" by James Fenimore Cooper

, the twelfth of thirteen children (Long, p. 9). Cooper is known as one of the first great American novelists, in many ways because he was the first American writer to gain international followers of ... erican writer to gain international followers of his writing. In addition, he was perhaps the first novelist to 'demonstrate...that native materials could inspire significant imaginative writing' (p. ...

(9 pages) 82 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Pearl" by John Steinbeck

s and setting which encompasses the struggleamong social classes to become successful. Steinbeck, a novelist known for his realisticdepictions of life, portrays this motif through Kino, the doctor, Co ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.3 Jul/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Albert Camus

I. Biographical InsightsA. Albert Camus' cultures consist of being a novelist, literature and short story writer of many books. He wrote an essay on the state of Muslims ...

(7 pages) 66 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Toni Morrison: Bathed in Tradition

rrison has found success in writing with tones of African-American history, folklore, and music. As novelist, critic, professor, editor, or mentor to other writers, Toni Morrison has had a profound im ... red school. As an adolescent she read widely in a variety of subjects, counting the classic Russian novelists Flaubert and Jane Austin as her favorites (363). Her hunger for such difficult and involvi ...

(10 pages) 145 1 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The journey of discovery of Holden Caulfield in the novel The Catcher in the Rye.

It is a task of the modern novelist to create human beings who embark on a journey of discovery and whom we accept as living cr ...

(8 pages) 57 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Hunter in the Dark" by Monica Hughes.

Written Report: Hunter in the Dark Monica Hughes, a truly gifted novelist, has written a first class book titled Hunter in the Dark. I chose this gripping novel, whi ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Themes Portrayed In Faulkner's "Barn Burning".

Pilots", "Barn Burning", "Country Mice", and "Knight's Gambit". A Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winning novelist, Faulkner's prose can be difficult to comprehend. Thus vast worlds of resources are availab ...

(3 pages) 214 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Importance of a Reliable Character in Jane Austen.

The Importance of a Reliable CharacterAs a novelist, Jane Austen must guide the implied reader's views in order for the complete impact of her ...

(4 pages) 77 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"As Good As It Gets" and discusses his OCD(Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) problem.

Psychology Extra Credit"As Good As It Gets"(A Breakdown Of OCD)Melvin Udall is a successful novelist who suffers from a moderate level of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). He steps around c ...

(2 pages) 146 0 4.3 May/2003

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

The Scarlet Letter.

ically acclaimed American writer of the 19th century, was born in Salem, Massachusetts in 1804. The novelist's book, The Scarlet Letter, is supposedly his best work, and universally considered a liter ...

(3 pages) 48 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Piano and Drums" by Gabriel Okara.

the most influential Nigerian lyricists. Okara speaks of the same impressions of the controversial novelist Chinua Achebe. In the poem "Piano and Drums," Gabriel Okara shows the contrasts between the ...

(2 pages) 15587 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature