Essays Tagged: "Pete"

Innocence vs. Experience in "Maggie: A Girl of the Streets" by Stephen Crane

Maggie seeks only escape from the Bowery but doesn't wish to become as her family. She latches onto Pete as a symbol of maturity and success who can both appreciate her innocence and incorporate her i ... maturity and success who can both appreciate her innocence and incorporate her into his experience. Pete is at first attracted by her purity but eventually abandons her for Nell, a figure who, like Ma ...

(2 pages) 84 0 4.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay concentrates on the central issue of "siblings in conflict." It is an analysis of Tobias Wolff's "The Richer Brother." It has parenthentical documentation and is solid.

s short story, "The Rich Brother." However, he provides an underlying answer to these questions. Is Pete really the richer brother because he has more material possessions? Wolff leads the reader to b ... terial possessions? Wolff leads the reader to believe that this statement is not accurate. Although Pete has more money and material possessions than his brother, Donald is truly the richer brother be ...

(5 pages) 345 8 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Goin' Down the Road: Film Analysis

ple yet poignant film about the coming of age story of two high school dropouts from the Maritimes, Pete (McGrath) and Joey (Bradley).The film tells the story of Pete and Joey. Two young men, in their ... Scotia. After speaking to some friends from Toronto, who offers them accommodation and better jobs, Pete and Joey pack up their lives and head off to the big city with high hopes. Upon arrival in Toro ...

(8 pages) 50 0 3.0 Apr/2003

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

"A Girl of the Streets" by Stephen Crane.

result of many factors in her environment including the neighborhood she was raised in, her mother, Pete, and the moral standards set in the Bowery.The first three chapters of Maggie: A Girl of the St ... er "romantic hopes flower in the brutal slum world of Rum Alley" (Gullason, 148). Soon Maggie meets Pete the bartender and sees him as her escape from Rum Alley and her answer to a romantic life. She ...

(10 pages) 81 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An original play that is a take off on Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

Wendy:runaway girl with lots of family problems SarahPete: Wendy's cousin who houses runaways AlexWill:Wendy's 5 year old brother JackoTravis:Wendy's 8 y ... y's abused motherLaurenRed:Wendy's abusive step-fatherAnthonyMichelle:Wendy's good friendHelenaTina:Pete's ex-girlfriend who helps him around the houseAudreyMr. Hook:worker from the CPA who dislikes P ... lps him around the houseAudreyMr. Hook:worker from the CPA who dislikes PeteHectorRachel:runaway at Pete's houseCarol:runaway at Pete's houseAdam:runaway at Pete's houseSarah:runaway at Pete's houseJa ...

(6 pages) 37 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Clockwork orange, from breakthrough novel to breakthrough film

x is the leader of their gang, and he rules with an Iron fist over the rest of his droogs: Georgie, Pete, and Dim. They sometimes step out of line and Alex has to remind them who is their boss. One da ... of choice.In a chapter that was not released in the American version Alex runs into his old friend Pete, who seems to have settled down and found himself a wife. Alex notices that Pete no longer talk ...

(7 pages) 44 1 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Affect on Free Will of A Clockwork Orange's 21st Chapter

eeded. The novel begins with the protagonist, Alex, sitting in a bar with his friends, or "droogs", Pete, Gerogie, and Dim. This "milkbar" was a common hangout of the time. "They had no license for se ... s once Alex is leaving the milkbar. Here he bumps into another old acquaintance. It's his old droog Pete. Only now, Pete is married, has a steady job, and a son. This gives Alex a new set of aspiratio ...

(6 pages) 84 1 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Keep Trying

arrogant and always was talking in class, still managing to get good results. The other boy called Peter, tried his hardest to be as smart as Matt, even though he knew Matt didn't work to his full po ... ied his hardest to be as smart as Matt, even though he knew Matt didn't work to his full potential. Peter and Matt weren't the best of friends, but they still managed to get along.Pete often wondered ...

(1 pages) 61 1 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The call wild book

t no living man had looted this treasure house, and the dead were dead; wherefore John Thornton and Pete and Hans, with Buck and half a dozen other dogs, faced into the East on an unknown trail to ach ...

(2 pages) 41 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Broken Promises A short drama between a married couple problems resulting from too many broken promises.

from too many broken promises. Cynthia is the protagonist wife who is sick and tired of her husband Pete's fallacies towards her. Cynthia is a strong Hispanic twenty-five year old female who gave up h ... her hopes and dreams of becoming a high dollar defense attorney to marry her High School sweetheart Pete. Cynthia had been hesitant to marry so young but at the urging of her very traditional Mexican ...

(4 pages) 39 0 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

A Brief Analysis on Maggie from Stephen Crane's Maggie,Girl of the Streets

one she was born with. Though she believed that her dreams were becoming tangible, with the aid of Pete, she ultimately returns to the streets and is destroyed by them. Throughout the novel, the birt ... ng a better life. Maggie did not begin to truly believe in her illusions until she laid her eyes on Pete. She then transferred her illusions onto him and was swept away, blind of his real personality ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.8 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Maggie: A Girl of the Streets" by Stephen Crane

ell Jimmie? Jimmie wiped his blood wet features with his sleeve and said ‘well it was dis way, Pete, see! I was goin’ to the lik dat Riley kid and dey all pitched on me” (pg. 4). Althou ... customed to during her life thus far. Things appear to look up for Maggie when she is introduced to Pete, a friend of Jimmies, who to Maggie, represents wealth and culture. However, later through the ...

(5 pages) 26 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

False Reflections

so much alike; they can be sister instead of Mother and daughter. Gracie's mother gets remarried to Pete, who has a son and is names Sinjian. Pete is a sloppy, overweight man, who has tacky taste in c ...

(3 pages) 349 0 0.0 Jun/2001

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

Fade

g sexuality, encounters the Ku Klux Klan, is involved in many childhood pranks with his best friend Pete, and finally learns about the secret of the Fade, when his uncle comes to town. The Fade, the a ...

(2 pages) 689 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Dover Beach/fahrenheit Comparison

hers. "Oh they come and go, come and go," said Mrs. Phelps. "I'm not worried. I'll let Pete do all the worrying." She giggled. "I'll let old Pete do all the worrying. Not me. I'm no ... ot worried." (94). Mrs. Phelps shows that she is not worried about what happens in the war to Pete. Pete just comes and goes as she describes it. She'll let Pete do all the worrying and she won' ...

(2 pages) 4035 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cinematypes

h. She rotates from short sentences, "Aaron takes me to only art films" (Toth, 1), to longer ones, "Pete doesn't like propaganda movies, though, and he doesn't like to be too depressed, either" (Toth, ...

(3 pages) 1766 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Dreamcatcher by steven king

represents the character Duddit. The Dreamcatcher also represents the four friends Henry, Jonesey, Pete, and Beave. This was an important symbol because it was four smaller Dreamcatchers surrounding ... h did not die and stayed alive the whole movie because they were the stronger of the friends. Where Pete and Henry die protecting there friendship. The characters in the story played the same role but ...

(5 pages) 16 0 2.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Drugs

llars and a nice hunting knife and ran downstairs. "We will leave at once," said his grandpa Pete. They all went outside and hopped in the mysterious red truck. "We are going to drive to ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Alex The Teenage Hoodlum

oodlum Alex is a teenage hoodlum, who runs a ruthless gang with his three friends, Georgie, Dim and Pete. They were planning to rape a family and rob their house. The day before Alex got into an argum ...

(2 pages) 350 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Handguns at home

ot keeping a handgun at home. This reason is people use guns to commit suicide. This story is about Pete who was furious. Final grades were out, and his were not good. The coach benched him just befor ... ious. Final grades were out, and his were not good. The coach benched him just before the big game. Pete’s dad got mad and grounded him for the rest of the semester. Now Pete would not even see t ...

(3 pages) 529 0 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays