Essays Tagged: "Raymond Carver"

critical analysis of "Death of an Author" by Roland Barthes

as it is boring and repetitive. I have read such short stories with similar titles by authors like Raymond Carver and others. I was surprised when I began to read 'The Death of an Author' that a stor ...

(3 pages) 65 0 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Disjunction Vs. Rebellion in Raymond Carvers short stories

Raymond Carver, poet, essayist, and short story writer, was very different from some other writers i ... where he underwent chemotherapy treatments. In early June, the cancer reappeared. On August 2, 1988 Raymond Carver died in his new house in Port Angeles, Washington. In an interview with critic Willia ... ng a piece of ourselves to the story. That's what communion allows.ConclusionAt the end of his life Raymond Carver wrote an essay entitled' Meditation on a line from Saint Teresa.' The line reads: ' W ...

(15 pages) 124 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Learning in Raymond Carver's "Cathedral,"

'Learning Never Ends'In Raymond Carver's short story 'Cathedral,' he uses plot, character, aswell as actions to develop his ...

(2 pages) 207 0 3.0 Jul/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Raymond Carver's "Boxes"

a situation has a different meaning then what is obvious. This feeling is the disguised backbone of Raymond Carver's story, 'Boxes'. In this story the son seems to be experiencing this feeling as his ... ce to the mother's death from Carver.These gaps in the story are not careless errors by the author. Raymond Carver placed these in the story on purpose to give the reader a sense of seeing what is not ...

(5 pages) 48 0 2.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Interpretations of the Mind I attempted to merge my discussion of Carver's story and Holland's essay. I tried to show the reader how I agree with Holland and Carver's discussion.

ant we are, we feel weak, and vulnerable. When we are sick, depressed, or lonely we are helpless.In Raymond Carver's story, there are a number of things, which point to the story talking about death a ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"What We Talk About When We Talk About Love." by Raymond Carver.

merely scratch the surface. The story I will be focusing on as I try to delve into this subject is Raymond Carver's "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love." In this story, there were many differ ...

(4 pages) 178 2 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"where Have You Been, Where Are You Going" by Oates and "A Small, Good thing" by Raymand Caver.

o typical stories "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" by Oates and "A Small, Good Thing" by Raymond Carver, but each writer has its own purposes and points through the essences of their story ...

(4 pages) 140 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Cathedral" written by Raymond Carver.

In the story "Cathedral" written by Raymond Carver, it seems that stereotypes of the blind form barriers between the blind and the sight ...

(3 pages) 160 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Chef's House-The difference between Edna and Wes

In the short story "Chefs House," the author Raymond Carver, introduces a recovering alcoholic named Wes, whose friend, a recovering alcoholic na ...

(3 pages) 24 0 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'Night School' by Raymond Carver

CharacterizationIn the story 'Night School' by Raymond Carver, there are a total of three main characters, namely the protagonist and the two women ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Comparison of "The Bath", by Raymond Carver and "Sea Oak", by George Saunders.

"The Bath", by Raymond Carver and "Sea Oak", by George Saunders share similar themes of family, love and loss, but ... eader in and allow them to connect with the characters in the story. This is also somewhat true for Raymond Carver's "The Bath". The characters in "Sea Oak" and "The Bath" shares the same anxieties an ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare and contrast Raymond Carver's short story "Neighbor's", and Ibsen's novel, "A Dollhouse".

contrast the ideas and opinions in text. There were many correlations with Ibsen's A Dollhouse, and Raymond Carver's short story "Neighbors". Although these pieces were created separately, the traits ... on her own without being dependent on others, such as her father or husband.The female character in Raymond Carver's short story, "Neighbors" , is much like Nora in A Dollhouse. Arlene Miller and her ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Struggles Of Life

Struggles of Life In the story "My Father's Life" Raymond Carver spends significant amount of time describing the life of his father. However, it seem ...

(2 pages) 497 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Whole New World

em, it would create many problems and the world wouldn't be a friendly place. As the reader sees in Raymond Carver's short story "Cathedral," the narrator develops this particular theme about how salv ...

(4 pages) 734 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cathedral

e of the United States, we've taken the bad and turned it into an object to grow and learn upon. In Raymond Carver's short story, Cathedral, the narrator, here and after referred to as "˜Bub', a ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cathedral

e of the United States, we've taken the bad and turned it into an object to grow and learn upon. In Raymond Carver's short story, Cathedral, the narrator, here and after referred to as "˜Bub', a ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'Cathedral' And 'A Clean And Well Lighted Place'

and paranoia, and finally ended up killing himself. Another great author of American literature is Raymond Carver. Raymond Carver also lived a difficult life; he was alcoholic, was divorced, and suff ... we are all ultimately alone and that even if someone wants to change, no one is there to help him. Raymond Carver doesn't give any distinctive characteristics to his main character in his short story ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analytical essay of Raymond Carver's "Cathedral"

figurative blindness of one’s own situations and ignorance towards the feelings of others. In Raymond Carver's short story "Cathedral," the narrator's emotional and psychological blindness is im ... ce an individual can find both themselves and an awareness for people around them.Work CitedCarver, Raymond. “Cathedral” Literature and its writers. 4th ed.Ed. Ann Charters and Samuel Charte ...

(4 pages) 74 2 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Untitled

espect for Our Humanity: 180° of Difference For purposes of this assignment I have selected the Raymond Carver stories "So Much Water So Close To Home" and "The Third Thing That Killed My Father O ... n parties either - but right through the human heart." - Alexandr Solzhenitzyn Bibliography Carver, Raymond. What We Talk About When We Talk About Love.New York: Vintage Contemporaries, 1989.Thomas M. ...

(6 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

What we talk about when we tal

The short story What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, by Raymond Carver, is about two married couples drinking gin and having a talk about the nature of love ... over, and their love has gone down the less favorable path; it is dying off. In this story, Raymond Carver is trying to show the nature of love. The author, by using a conversation between two ...

(4 pages) 1139 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet