Essays Tagged: "Vittorio"

Comparison essay between "In a Glass House" and "Where She Has Gone". Both written by Nino Ricci, as part of his trilogy which included award winning title "Lives of the Saints".

's In a Glass House and Where She Has Gone, pursue the dismal breakdown of the relationship between Vittorio and his family that result s in attempted suicide and running away from family and reality. ... nd destruction. Family abuse can cause a child's personality to change, in most cases in a bad way. Vittorio in In A Glass House, a young boy, is abandoned due to his mother's death, and is later isol ...

(7 pages) 31 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The protagonist's attainment of self-knowledge shines through the darkness in Nino Ricci's Lives of the Saints and Shakespeare's King Lear.

t into motion.The darkness in Lives of the Saints is established later in the novel, beginning with Vittorio witnessing a blue-eyed stranger fleeing the shed where Cristina, Vittorio’s mother, ha ... the shed where Cristina, Vittorio’s mother, has been bitten by a snake. It’s downhill for Vittorio from here as, though she survives the snakebite, his mother’s illicit affair with the ...

(8 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2008

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

Lives of the Saints

s and discover the truth, but perhaps they are overlooking the key to the lock… our children.Vittorio Innocente is a young boy who has not always lived up to his name. 'My attendance at school ... interesting to them, where we become saturated with the details of our everyday lives. The eyes of Vittorio Innocente act as a safeguard, seemingly protecting him from truth and danger that he cannot ...

(6 pages) 3 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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