Essays Tagged: "Autobiographical novel"

Growth Through Oppression

In Richard Wright's autobiographical novel, Black Boy, the south is depicted as a bleak place where Wright is exposed to ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Richard Wright - A Hungry Black Boy

ack of nourishment from food. Richard Wright is certainly no stranger to that form of hunger in his autobiographical novel Black Boy, but he uses this physical hunger as a symbol of the larger emptine ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alice Walker The Color Purple and Jeanette Winterson Oranges are not the Only Fruit comparing religion in both novels. Celie and Jeanette.

say concentrates on the theme of religion in two Novels. "Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit" is a semi-autobiographical novel by Jeanette Winterson, set in the North of England. "The Color Purple" is an ... cters as human as possible in that letter writing is a very personal way of communicating. The semi-autobiographical form used by Winterson also adds a certain human nature to the novel, as the experi ...

(6 pages) 63 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Richard Rodriquez: The Hunger of Memory

social aspects of assimilation of Latin American culture into the United States, Richard Rodriquez' autobiographical novel, The Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriquez deals with challeng ...

(12 pages) 103 0 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Confessions of a Mask": Kochan (Narrator) Character Analysis

In his semi-autobiographical novel, "Confessions of a Mask", by Yukio Mishima examines the struggle for acceptan ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

How successful is Bronte in engaging the reader's interest in her character and establishing the concerns of the novel "Jane Eyre" in chapter one?

'Jane Eyre' is a semi-autobiographical novel first published in October 1847 by Charlotte Bronte under the pseudonym of Cu ...

(4 pages) 1190 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Hunger as a Theme in "Black Boy" by Richard Wright

Throughout the autobiographical novel "Black Boy", Richard Wright uses hunger to symbolize struggle in his life. He ...

(4 pages) 25 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Explore two characters' different responses to the consequences of revenge: "Sleepers" by Lorenzo Carcaterra

“Revenge. Sweet lasting revenge”. The autobiographical novel by Lorenzo Carcatterra is a compelling true story about the depth of friendsh ...

(3 pages) 22 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


In the chapter titled The Son in Siddhartha, an allegorical, perhaps autobiographical, novel by Herman Hesse, set in a mythical place in India, Siddhartha experienced ex ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Gloria Anzaldúa's autobiographical novel Borderlands/La Frontera explores, performs, and exhibits the experience of li ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jane Eyre

te, and is one of the first novels to use a woman as a main character in the Victorian era. It?s an autobiographical novel, where the author gathered together the recent experiences of her childhood a ...

(6 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Out of Africa: A Self-Portrait of Karen Blixen

Out of Africa, Karen Blixen's autobiographical novel, recounts the author's 17-year ownership of a Kenyan coffee-plantation. Throu ... ropeans such as Old Knudsen, Berkeley Cole, and Denys Finch-Hatton. Though this novel is considered autobiographical, Blixen frequently focuses on "supporting characters" rather than on her own feelin ... free-spirited and curious about the world around her.Though Blixen's Out of Africa is considered an autobiographical novel, the author seldom gives direct commentary on her own thoughts and opinions. ...

(10 pages) 1616 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Sylvia Plath and Lewis Carroll- How meaning is discovered throughout the poems, "Elm" Plath and "Jabbawocky" Carroll

s often been associated with Plath's personal experiences of these issues which are divulged in her autobiographical novel "The Bell Jar." Having an understanding of the authors' background and influe ...

(9 pages) 17 0 1.0 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Antiwar theme in "Slaughterhouse-Five"

n also be interpreted as an anti-war piece.The novel "Slaughterhouse-Five" can be interpreted as an autobiographical novel, therefore, this story relates with author's life and experience. Kurt Vonneg ... nstuck in time'.Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five can be viewed in many ways. It can be seen as a semi-autobiographical novel, science fiction novel, and as an anti-war piece of writing.First part of the ...

(5 pages) 34 1 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

charles dickens

ritics consider the novel to be one of his best depictions of childhood.Even though the novel is an autobiographical novel, it differs from Charles Dickens's own life in some key ways. Dickens had a r ...

(6 pages) 5 0 0.0 May/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Glass Armonica

(1 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts