Essays Tagged: "Treasure Island"

Treasure Island, by R L Stevenson. Describes the relationship between Jim Hawkins and Long John Silver, and how this changes throughout the story.

"Treasure Island"Set in the days of sails and ships, buried treasure and pirates, Treasure Island is ... reasure Island is an epic tale of a young boy by the name of Hawkins, and his search for the buried treasure of the notorious Captain Flint. Treasure Island is written by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 ... ar with some of Stevenson's other work and I had also watched and enjoyed the children's version of Treasure Island. As a reader, I like reading books in which I have an idea of the plot, as it height ...

(5 pages) 68 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Treasure Island.

Treasure IslandTreasure Island is s story of great sea adventure set in the 18th century when sea sa ... The story is mostly about how Jim Hawkins and his friends sail about the sea to find the mysterious Treasure Island which was the place where notorious Captain Flint's buried his treasure after steali ... chest just before Blind Pew returns with a band of sea pirates who wanted to find the chart of the Treasure Island. Jim and his mother narrowly escapes from the Inn and leaves Blind Pew and his crew ...

(4 pages) 60 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

A Matter of Perception: Treasure Island Is Good or Bad

Written in the nineteenth century, Treasure Island was the beginning of RobertLouis Stevenson's career as a writer. While numerous crit ... beginning of RobertLouis Stevenson's career as a writer. While numerous critics think that his work(Treasure Island) was a great success, there are still some that think it was not. In therecritiques ... e may have hadand literary excellence.Maurice Hewlett says in his article in "Criticism Today" that Treasure Island alongwith many other works of Stevenson is "not so wonderful a performance after all ...

(3 pages) 42 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Essay on Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde About language. Morales. Very good essay

a rebellious streak. He married a woman called Fanny Osbourne. Stevenson had produced books such as Treasure Island, Kidnapped and many more. In 1886, he wrote 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hy ...

(8 pages) 96 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Robert Louis Stevenson`s Black Arrow

which is proved if you read my Introduction part. No doubt Stevenson used archaisms with success in Treasure Island, but in this novel, they seem to me quite vexatious.The characters are well chosen. ... The only conclusion, that can be drawn, if take into consideration the characters of Blind Pew from Treasure Island and blind preacher Mackiegh from Kidnapped, is that He obviously equated blindness w ...

(8 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Treasure Island, and island of providence and despair.

hings that fascinated him as a little boy. He wrote many adventurous stories, his most famous being Treasure Island. An analysis of characterization, plot, setting, tone, and irony demonstrates how St ... setting, tone, and irony demonstrates how Stevenson creates an adventure for the reader.The tone of Treasure Island is very adventurous. Through out the story the characters are all seeing things they ...

(7 pages) 51 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The Rise and Fall of Robert Louis Stevenson.

writings. The two novels I read while studying Stevenson's work were "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" and "Treasure Island". Stevenson's praise and criticism were mostly received at different times. During h ... 24 p 517.9. Mencken, H. L. The American Mercury. Nov. 1924. pp 378-380.10. Stevenson, Robert Louis. Treasure Island. Signet Classics. Dec. 1,199811. Stevenson, Robert Louis. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Signet Classics

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

"Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson: A short review

The title and author of the book that I read was "Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson. The main character was Jim a young man about seventeen y ... Bill shows up. Later he dies but a map is found that leads to an island called, yep you guessed it Treasure Island. Once they get to the island almost all the sailors try to over through the ship. Th ... e loyal sailors get spit up by the pirates Jim is the prisoner of the pirates. The plan to find the treasure and escape the island by getting the map stealing the ship and escaping.Unfortunately the l ...

(1 pages) 17 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Robert Louis Stevenson

sborne who he had met earlier in France.One of his most celebrated as well as most enjoyable books, Treasure Island, was written for his stepson Lloyd Osborne. Health reasons caused Stevenson and his ... oors. One day Stevenson and his twelve-year old stepson, Lloyd, drew the map of an imaginary "˜Treasure Island'. The book, Treasure Island, was a story written based on entertainment for his fami ...

(2 pages) 301 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Good vs. evil in treasure isla

e to further the theme "Good vs. Evil". This theme is common to many of Stevenson's other works. In TreasureIsland, Stevenson uses the character Long John Silver to bring out this identicalidea. Long ... ne must be aware of the many other facets of Silver'spersonality that bring out his good nature. In Treasure Island and "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde", Robert Louis Stevenson incorporat ...

(10 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Treasure Island

I read the book Treasure Island written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Jim Hawkins was the main character that I chose t ... ed extremely kind and friendly until Jim hears his true plans for killing everyone and stealing the treasure for himself. Jim learns that people are not always what they seem. Jim also sees that men w ... ot always what they seem. Jim also sees that men will betray like when Silverr was going to get the treasure that Ben Gunn had already found, Jim saw how he looked at him and if the treasure was there ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science