Essays Tagged: "Chaim Potok"

Chaim Potok

Chaim Potok Chaim Potok lives a very full life he has served his country, peoples, and religi ... tok is married now since June 8, 1958, to Adena Sara Mosevitzsky. They have 3 children Rena, Chaim worked for the better of his people and religion with both his occupations and his writings.He ... 1974. He is currently the chairman of the PublicationCommittee at The Jewish Publications Society. Chaim Potok also served his people and religion through all of his writings which are all in some wa ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Chaim Potok's book

Released in 1967, The Chosen became a bestseller. Author Dr. Chaim Potok's knowledgeof Jewish culture and his knowledge of philosophy greatly influenced this pie ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Schlisinger's canon vs. my high school's canon

read in our English classes consisted of Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Jane Austen, Ovid, Maya Angelou, Chaim Potok, John Steinbeck, Amy Tan, Chinua Achebe, and C. S. Lewis.This curriculum is not at all w ... ography 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,' are being used in English classes all around the country.Chaim Potok, another current author we studied is also neither European nor 'white.' He was born in ...

(4 pages) 78 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"The Chosen" by Chaim Potok, and "The Giver" by Lois Lowry.

Two young-adult novels -- The Chosen, by Chaim Potok, and The Giver, by Lois Lowry -- contain main characters who's lives are closely reflect ...

(4 pages) 53 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Simiarities and difference of Nava, from Nava, and Danny from the chosen

Chaim Potok's young protagonists, Nava and Danny, in spite of their great differences in the way the ... d how precious it was, it also taught Danny how to suffer for others and how to look within himself.Chaim Potok's protagonist Nava and Danny, with their similarities and differences, learned a preciou ...

(3 pages) 21 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Chosen" by Chaim Potok

Jenna HeckerThe Chosen, 2/23/2004Chaim Potok's "The Chosen" follows the friendship of two pious Jewish boys, and explores the cultura ...

(1 pages) 42 2 3.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Historical and Political Context of the novel "The Chosen" by Chaim Potok

The Historical and Political Context of "The Chosen""The Chosen" is a novel written by Chaim Potok. This novel takes place in Brooklyn around the time of World War II, and is centered aro ...

(7 pages) 29 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How experiences in the lifes of the characters in "Davita's Harp" shape the persons they've become.

childhood can determine their views on life whether they are good or bad. This is shown through out Potok's story. In Davita's Harp, the character, Ann, mentions to her daughter Illana "... everything ... hese confrontations are also why he lost faith in Episcopalism. Illana is the last character Potok examines. Potok explains why her outcome is caused by her childhood. At a very early age Illan ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Important Events that Occur in Danny Saunders and Reuven Malter's Friendship, in the novel The Chosen, by Chaim Potok." Mr. Digout ELA B30 Amanda W

In the novel, The Chosen, written by Chaim Potok, the reader learns about some important events in Danny Saunders and Reuven Malter's fri ...

(5 pages) 25 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Author Techniques and the responders reaction to the theme of outsider in "The Chosen" by Chain Potok, "The Plodder" by Michael Leunig and "An Absolutely Ordinary Rainbow" by Les Murray

nd consequences, depending on the context in which it is presented. The novel The Chosen written by Chaim Potok, the cartoon strip The Plodder by Michael Leunig and the poem An Absolutely Ordinary Rai ...

(4 pages) 25 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Asher Lev

In Chaim Potok's My Name Is Asher Lev we come to know an ordinary boy, with an extraordinary gift. He h ...

(1 pages) 424 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Chosen

1. What is the name of the book and author? What are the names of the main characters? Chaim Potok is the author of the novel, The Chosen. The main characters of the novel are; Reuven Mal ...

(1 pages) 629 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"The Chosen".

In the novel " The Chosen" of Chaim Potok a lot is happening. Not only in the Jewish neighborhood of Brooklyn, but also in the wor ... ompare the personalities and ideas of characters and their way of thinking. A pretty smart thing of Chaim Potok to do.

(5 pages) 19 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Three Basic Needs of a Friendship The Chosen

Although "opposites attract," acquaintances often have many similar characteristics. In Chaim Potok's The Chosen, Danny and Reuven, the two protagonists, share several qualities. They are ... veness, honesty, and compassion that they even become friends in the first place.BibliographyPotok, Chaim. The Chosen. New York: Ballantine Books, 1967.

(3 pages) 23 1 4.3 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Chosen

19, 2002The use of symbolism as a rhetorical device is a staple in many great works of literature. Chaim Potok does not deviate from this saying, and, in truth, uses symbolism in diverse and meaningf ... tain type of light, the other is when he positions the light to highlight certain objects or scenes.Chaim Potok personifies light into the two main characters. The first type would be sunlight, or nat ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays