Essays Tagged: "Danny"

Chaim Potok's book

alistic setting with a believable scenario.Centered around Brooklyn, two teens, Reuven Maulters and Danny Saunders becomebest friends. Because of the fact that their fathers are leaders of different J ... the key that opened their long lasting friendship and eventually, the keythat made it possible for Danny's father to have the courage to talk to Danny.The critics agree that all the main characters i ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

American History X: Analysis of Key Themes.

h no less important, story of the movie intertwines with Derrick's story. Derrick's little brother, Danny, has followed, or is attempting to follow in his brother's footsteps, and subscribes wholly to ... e propaganda of the skinhead movement. Through his involvement with Dr. Sweeney and, later Derrick, Danny is forced to re-think the validity of the skinhead agenda. Again, we see the influence of Swee ...

(3 pages) 13908 0 3.0 Apr/2003

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

American History X : Synopsis.

how non-whites are ruining this country. He slowly begins down a violent and dark path and dragging Danny, his brother, with him.They both begin to follow a local white-supremacist leader, Cameron. Wr ... ll players drive up to Derek's house and try to steal his truck, a truck that was once his fathers. Danny sees this and goes to get Derek. Derek decides to act, grabbing his gun and shooting all of th ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A brief prespective of Dorris and Professor Sweeny from the movie "American History X"

e about a mother, Doris, who has four children. The movie is based around her two son's Derrick and Danny. Derrick is the oldest, an "A" student, who thrives for knowledge. Danny, her younger son, wor ... black teenagers (who he had a dispute with earlier at a basketball game) for trying to rob his car. Danny witness' this but refused to testify against him, Derrick gets three years for manslaughter an ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

American History X

cumstance. The only difference is that Derek was a skin head, marked with Nazi tattoos. His brother Danny saw nothing wrong, coming as he does from a neighborhood full of gangs, and wannabes, while De ... gangs, and wannabes, while Derek is worshipped as a hero by his peers for his jail time martyrdom. Danny starts to fall into the same mode of behavior. An example of this when he delivers a paper on ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

The Chosen by Chaim Potok: Exploring the Relationship between Rueven and Danny

Danny and Reuven's many similarities such as their intelligence, religion, and love of learning brin ... their differences in culture allow them to learn from each other. It is in this way that Reuven and Danny's strengths complement each other's weaknesses. Both the boys support each other by sharing th ... ause of their two very unlike types of Judaism. The experiences they share with each other, such as Danny's upbringing through silence by his father and Reuven's experience with near-blindness, broade ...

(4 pages) 50 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This book is regarding the contrasts between Reuven and his environment in the book The Chosen by Chaim Potok

aracter and form of perspective. Reuven's first experience turned him to form opinions and ideas of Danny's Hasidic neighborhood, which brought him further away from his Jewish faith. His second visit ... h which the sun shined. Reuven can see this environment as a pathway of many struggles where he and Danny have grown to be successful and pleased with their standings. This is Potok's meaning and it i ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


formed man. He no longer has his racist views and wants desperately to put his old life behind him. Danny, who idolizes his older brother Derek, is going down the same path his brother went when Derek ... ately succeeds in getting his brother to get out of the same group that hampered his life. However, Danny has already made enemies and is killed by an inspiring member of a gang.This movie show exampl ...

(5 pages) 69 1 4.6 May/2004

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

An analization on the story the Bloodflowers by:W.D. Valgardson

1.1 Plot SynopsisSummarize the story in ten sentences.1. Danny Thorson moves to the isolated Black Island on a teaching job.2. He spends time on the island a ... d his daughter Adel and finds Adel very attractive; he likes her a lot.4. Mrs. Poorwilly reveals to Danny that people on the island usually die in "threes."5. Sick Jack dies and they set him out to a ... ple on the island usually die in "threes."5. Sick Jack dies and they set him out to a sea burial.6. Danny witnesses Michael Fairweather die in a sea-storm.7. Marj Fairweather, Micheals mother, commits ...

(8 pages) 34 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

American History X the movie Morals and point of view of the movie.

brother after living a life consumed by violence and racism. The story unfolds through the eyes of Danny Vineyard (Edward Furlong), who idolizes his older brother Derek no matter what he does.The mov ... ard Furlong), who idolizes his older brother Derek no matter what he does.The movie starts off with Danny getting in trouble at school. Danny, who just happens to be a young skin head, was sent to the ...

(5 pages) 44 1 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

"American History X", The aftermath

The title of American History X is derived from the name of a class Danny (Furlong) is forced to take after writing a controversial essay on Adolf Hitler's autobiograph ... teacher (Gould) becomes outraged, he bursts into Principal Sweeney's (Brooks) office and complains. Danny is called into the office and is told that he must write about the life of his brother, Derek ... f his brother, Derek Vinyard, and have it on his desk the next morning or face immediate expulsion. Danny continually complains that his neo-Nazi ways have nothing to do with his older brother, but ev ...

(6 pages) 25 1 4.5 Sep/2006

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

American History X

o fell in the clench of white supremacy. The film begins with a flashback of the boy, whose name is Danny, witnessing his skinhead brother shooting at a black man breaking into his car. The flashback ... in his eye, as if he was happy and proud of what he did. Then the film begins three years later and Danny sitting waiting to go into the principals' office because of a racist paper he had written for ...

(5 pages) 7 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

American History X

to blame a whole race for his loss and because of this, gets involved with a white supremacy group. Danny, Derricks little brother had also heard all of the things his father had said that night at th ... at night at the dinner table, and now he also began to follow in his father and brothers footsteps. Danny read and wrote a book report for school on a book called Mine Comp, a story about Adolph Hitle ...

(4 pages) 704 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

American History X

C KENNA CAST OVERVIEW: EDWARD NORTON "¦DEREK VINYARD EDWARD FURLONG "¦DANNY VINYARD BEVERLY D'ANGELO "¦DORIS VINYARD JENNIFER LIEN "&brvba ... w racism breeds and how it is ended. The movie revolves mainly around two brothers Derek and Danny, the younger of the two. Derek was introduced to racism at an early age. As a child, Derek had ...

(3 pages) 11 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Chosen

Potok is the author of the novel, The Chosen. The main characters of the novel are; Reuven Malter, Danny Saunders, Reb Saunders, David Malter, Levi Saunders, Rev Gershenson, and Mr. Galanter.2. ... ain characters.The first main even that occurred, was at the after-school baseball game between the Danny and Reuven's baseball teams. The game starts as intense "holy war", but when Danny hits ...

(1 pages) 827 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Chosen

including some hasidic sects, all of whom attend Jewish parochial schools in the area. I met Danny Saunders during a very big baseball game at my high school one Sunday afternoon in June. My te ... ons and words of encouragement while watching us warm up. During warm up, I noticed right away that Danny was a strong batter, and oh boy was I right! I'll explain how well he hit later. Before ...

(19 pages) 11 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

American History X

SWEENEY Nothing here. Is everything all right over there? DANNY Everything's fine.SWEENEY How's it comin'? DANNY I'm doing it right now.CMRIS Who is it, dude? ... ing here!? Fuck you, Sweeney! Asshole! JASON (grabbing the receiver) Get a fucking job, you reggie! Danny grabs the receiver back and yells at his friends.DANNY You fuckers are going to get me booted! ... d! (into the receiver) Dr. Sweeney? I'm sorry, man.SWEENEY Just make sure it's on my desk tomorrow, Danny.DANNY It'll be there, alright!? SWEENEY It better be.Sweeney hangs up abruptly. Danny slams th ...

(26 pages) 16 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

American History X

in order to feel accepted by someone to avoid the feeling of exclusion. When Derek and his brother Danny are rejected they turn a group of insecure kids, like themselves, into a gang of angry skinhea ... messages from various sources, including parents, peers, the media, and siblings. Before Derek and Danny's dad dies, he instills racist ideas in their minds. Derek has an African American English tea ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"The Chosen".

and if present: why are they used?One of the most obvious connections is the one between Reuven and Danny, the main characters of the story. In the beginning of the story they were opposites. They had ... tarted to hate each other, and both wanted to kill the other. And when Reuven was in hospital, both Danny and Reuven were guided by their fathers to make up again. Another relation is their personalit ...

(5 pages) 19 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

American History X

o Derek's inner most thoughts. While these thoughts and images seemed just to be him reminiscing of Danny and his own innocence, they were a very deliberate part of the cinematography. And although on ... out how Derek's actions drove the family into poverty, caused his Mother's ailments, and ultimately Danny's death, I believe the story, even though obviously containing other family members, was solel ...

(4 pages) 1622 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry