Essays Tagged: "Timothy Findley"

Society, Morals, and Civilization Portrayed in the Headhunter and Cat's Eye

his life, forming his own personal beliefs in a civilized fashion.In both novels the Headhunter by Timothy Findley, and Margaret Atwood's Cat's Eye all of the ideas of societal views, moral values,, ...

(5 pages) 176 3 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Biography on Canadian Author Timothy Findley. 859 Words. Focuses on novels, and his overall life. Comes with Works Cited Page

Timothy FindleyTimothy Findley was born October 30th, 1930 in Toronto, Ontario. He was the second of ... se controversial subjects. Findley's body of work has brought him both critical and popular acclaim.Timothy Findley started writing when he was in his late teens. "At that time I had glandular fever," ... rio, the Ontario Trillium Award, and he has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada. (Cude Timothy Findley 83) It was only with his third novel, The Wars (1977), that Findley received both re ...

(3 pages) 87 0 4.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Inductive essay on the book "The Wars" by Timothy Findley

Timothy Findley uses fire in his book, The Wars, to portray some of the significances to Robert Ross ... l sins from his past. Robert is also finally destroyed in the end by fire.Smith 5Work CitedFindley, Timothy. The Wars. Penguins Publishing. Toronto, Ontario,Canada: 1986

(4 pages) 108 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Timothy Findley's "The Wars" and Erich Remarques "All Quiet on the Western Front".

By Muhammed KhanErich Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front and Timothy Findley's The Wars are considered by many to be two of the best novels ever written on The G ...

(7 pages) 82 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Not Wanted On The Voyage" by Timothy Findley.

The post-modern novel Not Wanted On The Voyage by Timothy Findley employ's phallic symbols and denounces them. The author has chosen to do this becau ... o do this he had to remove the horn and in the process killed it, and thenIt is easy to see how Timothy Findley uses biblical material in Not Wanted on the Voyage; the biblical Flood (Genesis 6-9) ...

(12 pages) 71 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Timothy Findley's novel "Not wanted on the voyage".

Turning the first page into this novel, Not Wanted on the Voyage by author Timothy Findley, I noticed all the religious excepts from the King James version of the Bible. This ...

(4 pages) 54 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a critical response to Timothy Findley's "Not wanted on the voyage".

inishing the book a week ago, I think I still need to give it some time to sink in. This novel, by Timothy Findley, is a VERY dark version of the biblical Noah story. The characters have now been ro ... nsightful by the author. Some of the expressions and actions in the novel have left me awestruck. Timothy Findley has not held back in expressing excessive elements in his confrontation of the ignor ...

(4 pages) 52 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Wars by Timothy Findley

The animal imagery in Timothy Findley's The Wars, is used creatively to develop a better understanding of the main charact ...

(3 pages) 141 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Use of Animal Imagery in "The Wars" by Timothy Findley.

The Use of Animal Imagery in The WarsTimothy Findley's The Wars describes the history of Robert Ross, a Second Lieutenant in the Canadian ...

(6 pages) 117 0 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Critical analysis on "The Wars" by Timothy Findley.

The Wars, written by Timothy Findley, is a story about World War I, and consists of many shocking images passed over to t ... knowledge gained by reading All Quiet On The Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque and The Wars by Timothy Findley, that statement is true. "It's unendurable. It is the moaning of the world, it is th ... Robert falling into the hole and seeing him go through all of this.The article mentions The Wars by Timothy Findley, and gives a very brief summary of what the book is about. That summary is to every ...

(7 pages) 10881 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"War" By. Timothy Findley (Reader Response)

In the story "War" by Timothy Findley, it is evident to the reader that the title is not actually talking about the war th ... the title of the story because it makes the reader think about what the real meaning is.The author, Timothy Findley does a great job of making references to the term war in the story. The son, Neil is ... elds from his father. In the story it refers to his hiding place as being like a trench in the war. Timothy says this because he is comparing Neil's spot to the environment his father will be, when he ...

(2 pages) 13724 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Bookreport/ Review on Timothy Findley's "The Wars"

Book Report: The WarsBy Timothy Findley"The Wars" by Timothy Findley is a simple but entrancing book about a young Canadian ... go in there and sing about it! What does that mean?' She wept- but angrily." (Findley, 54). Timothy Findley seemed content on keeping Robert simple in his character and personality. Thus it al ...

(2 pages) 86 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Anti-Heroes

gic heroes but it does not work with Hamlet in Hamlet by Shakespeare and Robert Ross in The Wars by Timothy Findley. Hamlet and Robert are not tragic heroes. Rather, they are antiheroes. Their death i ... e in their lives, but because they took place does not make them tragic heroes.BibliographyFindley, Timothy. The Wars. Penguin Books Ltd. Toronto, Canada. 1977Shakespeare, William. Hamlet. Longman Can ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The way the destruction of WW1 is shown in "The Wars."

In the novel "The Wars" by Timothy Findley it is clear that Mr. Findley describes the destruction of war through the disturbanc ... ccepting and thank his father for the gun, and say it will do just fine. Therefore this is one that Timothy Findley shows the destruction of war.The death of animals in this novel is another way that ... the Great War; and is one way that the author represents the devastation in war.The final way that Timothy Findley shows the desolation in war is through the destruction of towns and fields. When Rob ...

(6 pages) 36 0 4.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Robert Ross - Tragic Hero ("The Wars").

eir lives away for their countries and were killed during the battles were forgotten. "The Wars" by Timothy Findley describes the place of ordinary men in a situation which magnify their actions until ...

(3 pages) 68 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An Analysis Of "Dreams"

An Analysis of Dreams by Timothy Findley "We are such stuff as dreams are made on" (Shakespeare The Tempest) pe ... ir own reason, these strange passes of fancy strike attention and draw importance to themselves. In Timothy Findley's short story "Dreams", the human obsession with, and dependence upon, dreams ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Wars

eatures whose behavior can vary at different points in their lives. Throughout the novel, The Wars, Timothy Findley uses the element of character in describing the cycle of sanity that Robert Ross exp ...

(2 pages) 549 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparraison Between We And Wars

nflicts, which are conflicting between morals and emotions.The Protagonist in the novel The Wars by Timothy Findley is Robert Ross, a typical Canadian boy with morals and values set of ethics. In the ...

(4 pages) 320 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Wars

Style Elements- "Canadian Fiction of the Great War" - Eric Thompson Elements of Timothy Findley writing style: The Wars is "firmly in the tradition of the genre of Great War Canadi ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Author's Point of View in “War” by T. Find

thinking about what you they are seeing and feeling. The point of view in the short story "War" by Timothy Findley, is effective at showing life through the eyes of a child by showing Neil's actions, ... his dad get to him. Even if that meant hurting him, waging war against him to keep him away. Timothy Findley uses point of view in "War" effectively to show life through the eyes of a child, Ne ...

(3 pages) 1487 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry