Essays Tagged: "Delia"

"The Skating Party" by Merna Summers

e had gone against his will because of which he eventually lost both Eunice (his fiancé) and Delia. And so what he had not known about himself and his true desires had hurt him, rather it had a ... is what truly turns out to be self-discovery for Maida and her uncle. Uncle Nathan had truly loved Delia when Eunice attracted him. At the night of Eunice's death Uncle Nathan had a chance of discove ...

(4 pages) 17058 2 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Modernism and Identity

ite as lucky.In Zora Neal Hurston's "Sweat" we find that the character suffering from alienation is Delia. Delia is in a fifteen year marriage that has been on the rocks since the very beginning. Her ... tantly being mean and harassing her. He is also cheating on her with another woman. On top of that, Delia is always working hard just to bring in money to pay for everything while Sykes is off being l ...

(2 pages) 72 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Antonia Novello Biography in First person

nking.I was born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, August 23, (1944 ).My parents were Antonio Coello and Ana Delia Coello. At the age of eight, my dad died, and from there on I was raised by my mother. When I ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Symbolism in O Henry's "A Romance of a Busy Broker" and "A Service of Love"

an artist, painting and drawing senses for customers, and his wife and also another main character, Delia Larrabee pretends to teach a wealthy generals daughter how to play the piano, when she gives h ... h other and both get a job at a laundry mat working in different sections. Then, when Joe finds out Delia supposedly hurt herself while teaching Clementina, Joe knows Delia was lying. Than when the tr ...

(6 pages) 11340 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Sweat" and "Gilded Six-Bits" by Zora Neale Hurston: A Closer Look

in one unmistakably, false comment. I doubt that he wants to be like any black person. In "Sweat," Delia threatens Sykes by promising to tell the "white folks" about his actions. Immediately after, h ... out his actions. Immediately after, he leaves the house. It is unclear whether the actual threat or Delia's boldness scared him off, but the fact that somehow "white folks" could provide some justice ...

(12 pages) 108 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Accounting assignment

Question 1Delia Martin has $10,000 that she can deposit in any of three savings accounts for a 3-year period. ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Sweat by zora hurston

presents this form of abuse through the way the husband talks to his wife and the way he treats her.Delia is a hard-working woman who is very obedient and faithful to her husband, Sykes. Through harsh ... wn about her work of washing white folks clothes and her looks saying that he "hates skinny woman". Delia's appearance resembles her hard work, with "knuckly hands" from using the washboard. Delia has ...

(2 pages) 44 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Expository Essay: “Sweat” by Zora Neale Hursto

?Sweat? is a story that makes it?s readers take the side of the female main character who is ?Delia Jones?, a black woman who seems to be in her late thirties to early forties. Going further int ... e described according to how the author wants her readers to visualize and interpret their actions.?Delia Jones? is a black woman (we can assume she is black because her husband ?Sykes? calls her ?a a ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare


he room at the request of the hotel-keeper.NOTES ON "SWEAT"-Written by Zora Neale Hurston, a female.Delia works hard cleaning laundry for the "white folks."Her husband plays a nasty trick on her by pu ... come into the relationship. We also learn that he has run off on her before and even beaten her.But Delia has become strong-perhaps through the help of Church.We learn from the men-folk that Sykes is ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

reading Response "Sweat"

s able to quickly understand the conflicts taking place at the center of this story, beginning with Delia sorting clothes on a Sunday afternoon when her husband Sykes returns home, after spending the ... , after spending the day with his mistress. The second he returns home he begins to taunt his wife, Delia. As soon as Sykes refers to the "white folks" clothes, the reader is able to see the humiliati ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

Character analysis of "Sweat"

ysis of "Sweat"In the short story "Sweat" the author Zora Neale Hurston develops the main character Delia Jones from being almost completely submissive in her marriage, to having the ability to stand ... riage, to having the ability to stand up against the evil in her life, her husband Sykes.Throughout Delia's marriage she is constantly abused, verbally and physically, by her husband Sykes. Delia has ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers