Essays Tagged: "Willard"

The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath, Struggles between Buddy, Doreen, and within herself.

as with her bouncing blonde pony-tail and Sweetheart-of-Sigma-Chi(Plath 6). Old friends, like Buddy Willard visited her at college and unfortunately ended up driving Esther to the point of craziness. ... ng Esther to the point of craziness. Esther Greenwood faces many struggles such as those with Buddy Willard, Doreen, and herself.Esther had some struggles with Buddy Willard, an old friend of hers fro ...

(5 pages) 105 1 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The suffering of May in the "Book of Ruth" by Jane Hamilton

finally to her tragic death.One major cause of May's suffering was the death of the love her life, Willard Jenson. "The year was 1941 and Pearl Harbor gave president Roosevelt the chance he'd been dy ... 1941 and Pearl Harbor gave president Roosevelt the chance he'd been dying for. War was declared and Willard Jenson got the call"(36). May's husband was called to war. It was there that he was killed. ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparing Heart of Darkness of Joseph Conrad with the movie "Apocalypse Now!" by Coppola

Vietnam War in the year 1979 while the book sets off during the Belgian colonialism in early 1900s. Willard, equivalent to Marlow, kills Kurtz at the end while Marlow tries to save him. It was said th ... giving him so much power to rule his people. The US Army notice the "unsound" methods. That is why Willard receives a mission to kill Kurtz. Consequently, Ivory Trade and Vietnam War symbolize the fi ...

(6 pages) 142 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The story "Heart of Darkness" written by Joseph Conrad

nts and situations that inevitably changed their perspective mainly Marlow in Heart of Darkness and Willard in Apocalypse Now.Both the novel Heart of darkness and the movie create the same mysterious ... from being ademented soldier to a crazed assassin. Although they are on the same mission, Marlowand Willard face terribly different factors that affect their journey.Since Heart of Darkness was based ...

(4 pages) 100 1 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compare "Apocalypse Now" to Conrad's novella "Heart of Darkness". How effectively has the director captured the central themes?

ination. Symbols such as the river and the boat preside in both as do the key personas of Kurtz and Willard/ Marlow. Francis Coppola skillfully developed the visually beautiful, ground-breaking "Apoca ... e of the Imperialist way. Coppola makes a point to show this with the shocked expression on Captain Willard's eyes when whilst on a navy boat armed to the teeth, one of his crew is killed by a spear t ...

(3 pages) 93 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Career paper on Occupational Therapy

o the day-to-day activities that are important to them despite impairment, disability, or handicap (Willard & Spackard's Occupational Therapy: Ninth Edition, 5). The main goal of an occupational t ... y depressed condition.The ultimate goal is for a patient to maximize their independent functioning (Willard and Spackman's Occupational Therapy: Ninth Edition, 5). The term independent functioning ref ...

(7 pages) 116 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Identity in the Bell Jar

pected to fulfil. Although Esther does not endeavor to imitate the attitudes of her mother and Mrs. Willard, Esther is nevertheless affected by their ideology which she is constantly subjected to. Mor ... her is nevertheless affected by their ideology which she is constantly subjected to. Moreover, Mrs. Willard and Esther's mother merely suggest roles that Esther should play. Esther's philosophy revolv ...

(6 pages) 62 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Appreciating the Equivalence: Marlow and Willard (Comparison of "Apocalypse Now" to "Heart of Darkenss")

ietnam War in the year 1979, while the book sets off during the Belgian colonialism in early 1900s. Willard, equivalent to Marlow, kills Kurtz at the end while Marlow tries to save him. It was said th ... similarities. The success of his interpretations is clear. The equivalence portrayed by Coppola of Willard to Conrad's character, Marlow, is significant in the sense that the differences presented in ...

(8 pages) 34 0 0.0 Mar/2006

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

How and why did Coppola transform Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" into "Apocalypse Now"?

on the Congo River during the Leopold period of history. Similarly, Apocalypse Now is a film about Willard, who describes his journey on the Mekong River during the Vietnam War. The anti-imperialism ... he American public initially viewed the war until they witnessed the horrors as the war progressed. Willard recognises the hypocrisy in the same way as Marlow. He satirically comments in the voice ove ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.0 Jan/2007

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

Analysis Of Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now portrays the confusion of the war in Vietnam through the eyes of Captain Benjamin L. Willard. He is sent on a mission with the objective to kill a Special Forces colonel, Walter E. Kurt ... colonel, Walter E. Kurtz, who has disappeared into the jungles down a river outside Vietnam. Before Willard sets out on his mission, the viewer hears his commentary: "I was going to the worst place in ...

(9 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

River Of Confusion

lso Marlow never is emotionally attached to anyone in the novel except Kurtz. The same goes for Lt. Willard in the film. These are all examples on how Coppola used similar aspects of the novel and put ... theme that Coppola is trying to get across. He uses matched cuts in the beginning of the film. Lt. Willard was lying in his room and the viewer saw the ceiling fan. That image was also used as a roto ...

(4 pages) 7 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Loyalist: Historical fiction paper - write a paper about a person that could have lived during the time before, during and after the war

Willard Brown was born April 9th, 1731 of Liverpool England, where he was raised by his middle class ... worked as farmers, and merchants, selling what food they had grown and collected from their estate. Willard was taught his entire life to respect the royalty of England, and to be honored to give for ... t his entire life to respect the royalty of England, and to be honored to give for your countrymen. Willard’s father taught him everything that he knew about farming and upkeep of the lands that ...

(6 pages) 348 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers

Marlow VS. Willard

November 7, 2000 English 1a Essay #5 Marlow vs. Willard Charles Marlow and Captain Willard have many characteristics that would make them alike and ... the novel Heart of Darkness, was a man who was on a mission through Cambodia to find Kurtz. Captain Willard, from the movie "Apocalypse Now", was a man on a mission to exterminate a fellow member of t ... had different backgrounds before they began their journey. Marlow was an experienced sailor, while Willard was an experienced warrior. Willard was a man who went to hell and back in Vietnam. His soul ...

(4 pages) 2585 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Bell Jar

sther's mental instabilities personally, constantly wondering what she did wrong as a mother. Buddy Willard, Esther's boyfriend for most of the story, also doesn't realize Esther's needs. He really di ... nd Marco tries to rape her. She also goes out with Constantin, a translator Esther met through Mrs. Willard; and Irwin, a young professor.When Esther's madness becomes apparent, she is sent to differe ...

(3 pages) 520 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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

Frito-Lay

Frito-Lay, Inc 1987-1992 Background: In December of 1986, Willard Korn, former CEO of Frito-Lay, Inc. resigns due to profit plummets. Korn had led Frito-Lay d ...

(7 pages) 79 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What is a Gifted Child?

Exactly what is a gifted child? Willard Abraham, in his book Common Sense About Gifted Children tells about a graduate student who a ... time. It is a process every teen goes through, but often it is more difficult for gifted students. Willard Abraham says, "High intelligence apparently does not help the individual meet everyday stres ... on CollegeJHU- Baltimore, MD. JHU Homewood CampusYS- CTY Young Students Program Works CitedAbraham, Willard. Common Sense About Gifted Children. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1958. Belm ...

(29 pages) 82 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Abby Wells Mr. Rowe Honors English 11 28 October 2002

he girl?s father, Carl Lee Hailey, kills them both.After the two white men, Billy Ray Cobb and Pete Willard, have been tried in court, they are walking out, handcuffed, and the angry father who seeks ...

(4 pages) 425 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Dismal city case study

disorder and involves all elements of the community in the search for solutions to these problems (Willard Oliver). Community based policing is the idea that the role of the police is not that of cat ... y, and accountability to approach problem-solving with non-traditional, and often creative methods (Willard Oliver). Community policing recognizes that crime is not just a police problem but a communi ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Two of the Same Person

es a ‘slave’ to her husband. Esther says, “I never thought for one minute that Buddy Willard would have an affair with anyone… “Well, yes, I have,” Buddy said finally ... . She feels betrayed and scorned by Buddy, so she plays with her virginity to take revenge on Buddy Willard. Esther also toys with her virginity in order to contest the stereotype of women saving them ...

(3 pages) 872 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American