Essays Tagged: "Coalhouse Walker"

The Influence of Coalhouse Walker on the Characters and Plot of Ragtime

erature, one character can impact the entire story and all of its characters. Such is the case with Coalhouse Walker Jr. in E.L. Doctrow's Ragtime. His characterization provides insight into race rela ... ly to his mannerisms, as they believe his social standing does not allow for such behavior. Because Coalhouse conducts himself with a sense of pride unusual of African Americans at this point in histo ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ragtime by E.L.Doctorow

der stylistic analysis is taken from the book Ragtime by E.L.Doctorow. The protagonist of the story Coalhouse Walker Jr. comes to his abandoned love-Sarah to rectify his actions. The protagonist is a ... e her direct description, we only know that she is young and colored. The girl has been waiting for Coalhouse for a long time however refuses to see him. Sarah has a baby and lives with people who are ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature