Essays Tagged: "Shukhov"

A place for Non-human. "One Day in the Life" by Ivan Denisovich

guards in the camp, so, he will not get into trouble and get treated even worse than he does. When Shukhov and Senka want to transport the hacksaw-blade that Ivan found back at the camp, Shukhov remo ... s in the book as,He was about to pass him through when,for safety's sake, he crushed the mittenthat Shukhov held out to him - the empty one. (Solzhenitsyn, Pg. 107)The smart move that he does is to pl ...

(5 pages) 53 0 4.0 May/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

One day of the life in Ivan Shukhov.

The camp in which Shukhov is imprisoned is designed to attack the prisoners' physically and spiritually. Living condit ... ners' names with official combinations of letters and number. For example, the camp Guards refer to Shukhov as "S-854". However, Shukhov always shows the way to solve those difficulties with his human ... human dignityThe laws and punishment within the labor camp are as unjust as those outside the camp. Shukhov gets into trouble and is threatened with three days in the cooler not for any active wrongdo ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Camp as an unpleasant place to live in Alexander Solzhenitsyn's "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich."

during the whole novel. The author describes the camp food rations in details. In the beginning of Shukhov's day there is a one-page description of the food that prisoners get for breakfast. "The ste ... le provided that winter" (Solzhenitsyn, 14). Solzhenitsyn then shows how carefully and thoughtfully Shukhov treats his bread portion. Even though the prisoner's daily bread ration is incredibly small, ...

(5 pages) 22 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Thematic Analysis of "One Day In the Life of Ivan Denisovich" by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.

received twenty-five years for his religious beliefs. The protagonist of the novel, Ivan Denisovich Shukhov, is a simple man without any heroic qualities. He is a former carpenter who was sent off to ... ion, where wardens were the despotic rulers who frequently abused the prisoners. The story presents Shukhov during the ninth year of his sentence. During the past eight years he had faced a tremendous ...

(6 pages) 56 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"One Day in the Life of Ivan" -- Alyoshka

by the prison camp to give up physical pleasures, Alyoshka relies instead on spiritual fulfillment. Shukhov, taking note of this spirituality, realizes at the end of the novel that Alyoshka actually e ... tuality, realizes at the end of the novel that Alyoshka actually enjoys his life in the prison camp.Shukhov knows that the Estonians and Alyoshka have seen him sow his bread into his mattress, he is n ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparative Essay: Delivering the Image in "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" and "An Auschwitz Survivor Remembers"

did not. In Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s fictional novel, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Shukhov accepts the conditions in a Soviet labor camp and uses strategy formed with experience to su ... arrated in the third person central character and uses this technique to help the reader understand Shukhov’s point of view on the value on his prison life. Bronia’s interview is conducted i ...

(8 pages) 13 1 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Hot Spot And A Cold Situation

tence. The cold, however, instead of weakening him makes him stronger both mentally and physically. Shukhov does not let the cold break down his personal sanity, but rather uses it as a motivation to ... n the Stranger, Solzhenitsyn uses the astringent cold to develop the character of Ivan Denisovich. "Shukhov's fingers were frozen in those thin mittens, but his left boot was holding out. Boots were w ...

(6 pages) 6 0 1.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

You Won't Break My Spirit

In the novel "A day in the life of Ivan Denisovich" by Solzhenitsyn, I found that Ivan Denisovich (Shukhov) resisted the dehumanizing aspects of the gulag; by not allowing the spirit destroying atmos ... or life.Throughout the story, the author concentrates on the theme of time and it's significance to Shukhov's existence in the gulag. Time in this sense can be broken into two separate entities. The f ...

(4 pages) 1765 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich

One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich..Shukhov was about to get frisked. He wasn't much worried, because he was always been a good zek and ... picious to everyone, just like he had something to hide. And that he did.The guard started slapping Shukhov's sides and back, and the outside of his pants pocket. He kneaded the edges of coat and jack ... d an answer NOW!"The guard whispered to him something."Prisoner S-854, GET HERE, you dirty peasant!"Shukhov stepped out. He felt icy wind turning to him. He stood there emotionless. He didn't see a re ...

(2 pages) 800 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ivan Denisovich

Shukhov mentions this at the beginning of the book. This statement has a universal application at ca ... and "a fool" to be for example an authority figure at the camp, then there is deep meaning in what Shukhov has said. When you are being paid to something, there is a mutual relationship that is forme ... if the prisoners are able to do less work, and fudge the numbers on the work report, why not do it? Shukhov is an aberration to this idea. He has a positive attitude toward his work. Shukhov finds a s ...

(1 pages) 321 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Survival In “One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisov

a shady character, who has lost his dignity, and the other men in his team have no respect for him. Shukhov thinks, ?When you thought about it, you couldn?t help feeling sorry for him. He wouldn?t liv ... n, and He is ostracized and he will not survive his terms. Fetiukov is contrasted with many people, Shukhov himself, the captain, and many others.?Fetiukov, that jackal, had come up closer too and now ...

(7 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors