Essays Tagged: "Bryce Courtenay"

"Fugitive Pieces" by Anne Michaels, "The Power of One" by Bryce Courtenay and "Empire of the Sun" by J.G. Ballard

books Fugitive Pieces by Anne Michaels, Empire of the Sun by J. G. Ballard, and The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay, the main characters--Jakob, Peekay and Jim respectively--were all able to overcome ... Reference ListBallard, J.G. Empire of the Sun. Great Britain: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1984.Courtenay, Bryce. The Power of One. Toronto, Ontario: McArthur and Company, 1999.Michaels, Anne. Fugitive Piece ...

(7 pages) 73 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"The Power of One" by Bryce Courtenay. Answers question, "What have you learned about he predominant culture of the book?"

erences. The book takes place in South Africa during World War II and apartheid.The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay is an amazing display of apartheid in South Africa during World War II. The story fo ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The Power of One

man spirit such as determination, courage and bravery.First of all, the movie is quite different to Bryce Courtenay's novel, "The Power of One", as some on the characters names and events are altered, ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What does it mean to be Australian?

ificantly shaping and influencing Australian society.Jessica, a book published by well-known author Bryce Courtenay in 1998, tells the true story of a young tomboy growing up in the rough Australian O ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Poem - the black soil plains by bryce courtenay Analysis

t enough to wipe my arse.The Black Soil Plains - Individual task'The Black Soil Plains,' written by Bryce Courtenay, is an Australian poem. It consists of four short stanzas, each comprising of four l ... is fighting - drought and wealth, hence is relevant to modern Australia.'The Black Soil Plains,' by Bryce Courtenay is an Australian poem carrying extensive poetic techniques, Australian imagery and d ...

(3 pages) 1978 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Power of One: Peekay's Triumphs Over Adversity

is the ability to recover from depression or adversity and throughout the Novel The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay, the Protagonist, Peekay, endures many hard times in which he shows resiliency.One o ... England, Peekay overcomes it, thus showing how very resilient he is.Bibliography:The Power of One, Bryce Courtenay, 1989, William Heinamann Ltd.http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/power/canalysis.html

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American