Essays Tagged: "Ramsay"

Margaret Laurence's "Stone Angel" and Fifth Business "Fifth Business"

In their novels The Stone Angel and The Fifth Business the main characters Hagar Shipley and Dunny Ramsay through the birth, lack of feelings and escape from the family have undergone similar feeling ... ee, that the birth of Paul Dempster, so small, so feeble and troublesome, was my fault' (Davies 22) Ramsay blamed himself for not letting it hit him and a reader can receive the message in this quote ...

(6 pages) 119 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The topic of guilt in Margaret Laurence's "Stone Angel" and Davies Robertson's "Fifth Business"

In their novels The Stone Angel and The Fifth Business the main characters Hagar Shipley and Dunny Ramsay through the birth, lack of feelings and escape from the family have undergone similar feeling ... ee, that the birth of Paul Dempster, so small, so feeble and troublesome, was my fault' (Davies 22) Ramsay blamed himself for not letting it hit him and a reader can receive the message in this quote ...

(6 pages) 58 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The topic of guilt in Margaret Laurence's "Stone Angel" and Davies Robertson's "Fifth Business"

In their novels The Stone Angel and The Fifth Business the main characters Hagar Shipley and Dunny Ramsay through the birth, lack of feelings and escape from the family have undergone similar feeling ... ee, that the birth of Paul Dempster, so small, so feeble and troublesome, was my fault' (Davies 22) Ramsay blamed himself for not letting it hit him and a reader can receive the message in this quote ...

(6 pages) 50 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

In what sense might Virginia Woolf's novel ' To The Lighthouse' be understood as a feminist text?

ovel To The Lighthouse. I intend to investigate the usage of feminist writing within this text.Mrs. Ramsay and Lily Briscoe are the two main female characters in the novel. Women, Mrs. Ramsay believes ... e Lighthouse.)To The Lighthouse is a novel that is fascinated by women, as the perspectives of Mrs. Ramsay and Lily are the most fully developed narratives within the text. Woolf's To The Lighthouse a ...

(10 pages) 278 1 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Mandragora" written by David McRobbie.

much information is actually given here on the 'Dunarling' as such, more of the two survivors.James Ramsay, a sailor aboard the ship, and Margaret Colquhoun, an immigrant bound for Adelaide escaped th ... ed from the earth. These present examples were found in the recently discovered cave in which James Ramsay and Margaret Colquhoun, the 'Dunarling' survibors, sheltered after the drama of the shipwreck ...

(12 pages) 39 0 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Book Report On the novel "Fifth Business" by Robertson Davies. Title is "Fifth Buisness Essay"

h the characters of Percy Boyd Staunton, Paul Dempster, and of that of his main character Dunstable Ramsay, shows the progression of their changing identities to illustrate his idea of change. Davies ... fit into the character we have chosen for ourselves. You see yourself as a man of many confidences, Ramsay. It would not do for you to remember a time when you told a secret. Dunstan Ramsay- when did ...

(4 pages) 124 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A look at the affect names have on the characters of Fifth Business By Robertson Davies

tern and scowly, and an absolute wizard at withstanding temptation"(Fifth Business p.90). Dunstable Ramsay had always been interested in learning, as evident from his childhood job at the local librar ... e ancient church of St. Mary." Accordingly, the name Dunstan is fitting to the character of Dunstan Ramsay.Conversely, Percy Boyd Staunton renamed himself during the war. His new name, Boy Staunton is ...

(4 pages) 100 1 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

James naismith

orful life. That is why I believe you may want to read this essay.James Naismith was born in1861 in Ramsay, Canada, which is in the Ontario Province. He was the oldest son of Scottish immigrants John ...

(6 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

History of Basketball

Dr. James Naismith is known world-wide as the inventor of basketball. He was born in 1861 in Ramsay township, near Almonte, Ontario, Canada. The concept of basketball was born from Naismith's s ...

(3 pages) 18 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Virginia Woolf does not seek to imitate form, but to create form; not to imitate life, but to find an equivalent for life". Discuss in relation to 'The Window' in 'To the Lighthouse'

Tansley's almost comical episode in which gets immense pleasure and satisfaction from carrying Mrs Ramsay's bag could be seen as a wider statement of the simplicity of the working classes. Tansley ho ... Virginia Woolf's prose as a corrective to patriarchal writing, which is insistently linear, like Mr Ramsay's mind plodding through the letters of the alphabet in chapter six. Through the creation of h ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.6 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Fifth Business: Parent Relationships

as she was not even there the first few months, the most crucial part of a bay's life, though Mrs. Ramsay was.Mrs. Ramsay was also another important parent like figure in Paul's life. Firstly he basi ... normal (not premature) child. This is the most crucial time in a baby's life and this was when Mrs.Ramsay was there for Paul.The Rebellious Nature of Children against their Parents Dunny became rebel ...

(3 pages) 1216 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Stream Of Consciousness In "To The Lighthouse"

s in a small community of people who are expected to have individual interests and experiences. The Ramsay?s and their eight children are on holiday on the north coast of Scotland. In addition to the ... land. In addition to the Ramsay family, included on this holiday are friends and acquaintances. Mr. Ramsay is a professional author and philosopher and the characters that Woolf has placed with him al ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Deptford Trilogy

l with it. In the first novel of the trilogy, (Fifth Business) we meet the character Dunstan Ramsay and his "life long friend and enemy" Percy Boyd Staunton, (later Boy Staunton). Boy Staunton ... ly); and by the inevitable fifth, who was keeper of his conscience and keeper of the stone (Dunstan Ramsay, his best friend)." Throughout David's life he finds it very difficult to be the son ...

(4 pages) 1104 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a very brief biography on Sir William Ramsay I wrote is for my chemistry class... 3 pages

Ramsay, Sir William. 15 Feb http://www.britannica.com/nobel/micro/493_80.html,1997Ramsay, Sir Willia ... , Sir William." Encyclopedia Britannica. 2007. Encyclopedia BritannicaOnline. 21 Feb. 2007 .William Ramsay. 15 Febhttp://chemicalheritage.org/classroom/chemach/periodic/ramsay.html. 2007SIR WILLIAM RA ... ebhttp://chemicalheritage.org/classroom/chemach/periodic/ramsay.html. 2007SIR WILLIAM RAMSAYWilliam Ramsay was born in Glasgow on October 2, 1852, the son of William Ramsay and Catherine Robertson. He ...

(3 pages) 9 0 4.3 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

ISP ESSAY OUTLINE

n conjunction to establish a feeling of male supremacy and patriarchy. In Fifth Business, Dunstable Ramsay and his childhood friend, Percy Boyd Staunton both approach relationships differently but eac ... liar out of her)(4) Each work strives to reflect the role of women for its time period4.1 (FB) Mrs. Ramsay goes out of her way to try and help Mrs. Dempster “learn the ropes” (p.24) and the ...

(3 pages) 1264 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Answer to Brut"

og fight that their family couldn’t afford a bull-terrier or any other dog and not repaying Mr Ramsay. One event was even Kel and Caspian were going to go to the warehouse therefore Kel told Casp ...

(3 pages) 9 0 4.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Boy is A Man in Miniature. This is an analysis of the novel Fifth Business by Robertson Davies. Specifically about the concept of being twice born.

evealing the same boyhood traits they portrayed years ago and are 'thrice born'.To begin, Dunstable Ramsay began in Deptford, and as a result of his relationship with his parents, specifically his mot ... h and legend… Hard people - especially your mother" (Davies 253) which is true; Mr. and Mrs. Ramsay would never have thought that their son would have become a writer of saints, with a new name ...

(4 pages) 15 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hamlet Thesis

(10 pages) 2 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers