Essays Tagged: "Ferenczi"

Essay about Gryphon by charles baxter Intitied "Gryphon".

y better. It also allows Tommy to portray his personal feelings toward his substitute teacher, Miss Ferenczi. The diction Baxter uses for Miss Ferenczi is rather interesting. Sometimes, when she talks ... of why Baxter chose her complex and confusing diction is to expand the minds of the students. Miss Ferenczi changed Mr. Hibler's forth grade students.Our first impression of her is that she is unusua ...

(5 pages) 134 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Frequently Asked Questions about "Gryphon" Answered!

ryphon doesn't seem very important-- what does the idea of a gryphon bring to the story?Baxter: Ms. Ferenczi mentions the gryphon as an animal she's actually seen in Egypt. A gryphon, however, is an e ... o exotic facts and possibility of this sort. And of course it's possible to read the story with Ms. Ferenczi as something of a gryphon herself--half in this world, a world of concrete objects, and hal ...

(3 pages) 55 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Character Development of Miss Ferenczi in Gryphon by Charles Baxter

ort story Gryphon, Charles Baxter creates a far-from-perfect character, the substitute teacher Miss Ferenczi, who lives in a fantasy world without boundaries and tiresome limits. Her arrival has a gre ... and tiresome limits. Her arrival has a great influence on the whole rural Five Oaks community. Miss Ferenczi's appearance and behaviors, portrayed through her student's eyes, place her as a symbol of ...

(5 pages) 45 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Journal on Gryphon by Charles Baxter Is Miss Ferenczi a good teacher? Why or why not?

gan. The students meet with the strange lady who brings them strange yet fascinating lectures. Miss Ferenczi could be an exceptional teacher in a suitable environment, with her willingness to break th ... would be any teacher daring enough to tell the class "six times eleven could be sixty eight." Miss Ferenczi accepts the normal mathematical answer, but she also provides a different view and solution ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Queenie ("A&P") and Miss Ferenczi ("Gryphon")

ditional conventions in society, the character Queenie in "A&P" created by John Updike and Miss Ferenczi in "Gryphon" written by Charles Baxter are not the typical American women. Queenie and Miss ... If dressing a bathing suit in the grocery store like Queenie does is considered inappropriate, Miss Ferenczi in "Gryphon" created by Baxter would be a teacher who seriously violates the educational st ...

(6 pages) 23 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Gryphon

1Mark ShpyrkaProfessor HoweENGWR 3012 February 2014Rough DraftGryphonA substitute teacher named Ms. Ferenczi had arrived in a fourth grade class in a rural town named Five Oaks, Michigan. The students ... igan. The students of Mr. Hiblers class found her very weird but yet intriguing. They never had Ms. Ferenczi substitute before and without even introducing herself, she declared that the class was in ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers