Essays Tagged: "Potok"

Chaim Potok

Chaim Potok Chaim Potok lives a very full life he has served his country, peoples, and religion ver ... He was born at a very early age on February 17, 1929, in New York, New York to Benjamin and Mollie Potok. The first university he went to was Yeshiva University where he graduated in 1950 with a B.A. ... 4. Finally, he graduated the University of Pennsylvania with a doctorate in philosophy in 1965. Mr. Potok is married now since June 8, 1958, to Adena Sara Mosevitzsky. They have 3 children Rena, ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

How experiences in the lifes of the characters in "Davita's Harp" shape the persons they've become.

childhood can determine their views on life whether they are good or bad. This is shown through out Potok's story. In Davita's Harp, the character, Ann, mentions to her daughter Illana "... everything ... hese confrontations are also why he lost faith in Episcopalism. Illana is the last character Potok examines. Potok explains why her outcome is caused by her childhood. At a very early age Illan ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Chosen

002The use of symbolism as a rhetorical device is a staple in many great works of literature. Chaim Potok does not deviate from this saying, and, in truth, uses symbolism in diverse and meaningful way ... and, in truth, uses symbolism in diverse and meaningful ways in his novel The Chosen. For instance, Potok creates layers of meaning by positioning Danny and Reuven's homes in areas that are separate b ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays