Essays Tagged: "fictional characters"

Washington Irving

ng was an American writer, the first American author to achieve international fame, who created the fictional characters Rip Van Winkle and Ichabod Crane. The strict acceptance and standing popularity ...

(3 pages) 93 1 5.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Everything That Rises Must Converge" by Flannery O'Connor

In 'Everything That Rises Must Converge,' Flannery O'Connor used two fictional characters, Julian and his mothers, to contrast with each other on how they react to diffe ...

(2 pages) 137 0 4.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Historical Critism of the "Power and Glory" by Graham Green - a story that depicts a catholic priest who struggles with life's problems.

associated with faith, inner conflict, love, and addiction, perhaps revealing a parallel with this fictional character, the Whisky Priest, and his own personal experiences.The Power and the Glory por ...

(6 pages) 62 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

A look at why people choose the sex roles they choose in life. Specifically females.

spects of human behavior we will find that there are many similarities between the behavior of both fictional and non-fictional characters.One of the more common ideas, particularly in certain literar ...

(4 pages) 87 3 3.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

A Midsummers Night's Dream.

his audience to grasp. A Midsummer Night's Dream is no exception to this pattern. Shakespeare uses fictional characters interacting with realistic characters, to let the audience better understand th ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Obstacle Course Known as Childhood. An essay about the difficulties of childhood using "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee as its source.

human beings are trying to understand the world around them. This is how it is for the lives of the fictional characters Scout, Jem, and Dill in the novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird' by Harper Lee. The ch ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Parenting, misunderstandings and responsibilities.

out into the real world as adults. Being a good parent is a hard task, and is achieved through love.Fictional characters such as Mike and Carol Brady from the sitcom " The Brady Bunch," represent a wo ...

(3 pages) 57 0 2.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Monsters In Fairytales This is a great depiction of monsters roles in fairytales such as little red riding hood.

MonstersIn society today, the word "monster" is generally associated with fictional characters and is commonly accepted and known by everyone. Many people overlook what a mon ... have to share all their accepted descriptions to actually be considered one. A physical being or a fictional character, with great intelligence or completely lacking it, that has a threatening, decei ...

(6 pages) 53 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Marcia and Calvino: Great Minds Think Alike?

ced by Marcia's theory, and it would be illogical to believe that Marcia based his theory solely on fictional characters, especially one who doesn't really exist! Nevertheless, there are striking simi ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Report: The Other Side Of Truth by Beverley Naidoo

uth is an historical fiction novel set on a true story. Although all the characters in the book are fictional, three political figures who were real people, are mentioned within it. It is set in aroun ... fter an event that ties in with one of these real people, has come to an end. The story linking the fictional characters together is supposedly set when talk of this real life event has died down.The ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Facts" in Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code; by: Katy

Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code, a fictional novel, was written in a factual manner. Brown took a controversial topic and created a wri ... ten work of art. He used real organizations, real places, and even some real names. He also created fictional characters and places, but made no attempt to allow them to appear as such. Although the e ... fusing of both'" (Brown 120). You must realize that even though there are truths in this novel, the fictional aspect still remains. Brown does not need to make an attempt to clear up these lies, becau ...

(4 pages) 83 2 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Canterbury Tales - by Geoffrey Chaucer

frey Chaucer, is a collection of tales that branch from a main story line. Each tale was written by fictional characters of different rank and status in English medieval society. These tales offer exc ...

(13 pages) 70 0 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

"Across Five Aprils" by Irene Hunt

Civil War.In this book Irene Hunt took some stories from her great-grandfather and tied them into a fictional story. This adds a new dimension because it is fictional characters with factual stories, ...

(1 pages) 782 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Food Marketing

ormation is offered to the consumers. Some types of marketing strategies use celebrity endorsement, fictional characters, or experts, like doctors, to sell that specific product. Other types of market ...

(2 pages) 42 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Why Beowulf Should be Taught in Christian Schools

erature (containing a moral message). Throughout the book, the author creates symbolism between his fictional characters and Biblical characters and between his fictional events and Biblical events. B ...

(2 pages) 2216 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

When The Saints Go Marching In

ation is acuratly portrayed. Not between blacks and whites, but between humans and toons. Toons are fictional characters from cartoons. In the film toons are discriminated against by humans. Toons are ...

(1 pages) 440 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Huckleberry Finn's Character Development

s Character Development Huck Finn, from Mark Twain's novel Huck Finn, Is one of Americas best-loved fictional characters. His character went through may changes throughout his adventures with Tom, Jim ...

(5 pages) 26 0 2.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays


en. These cartoons are characterized with large muscles and superhuman powers. Even though they are fictional characters, children see them accomplishing unbelievable feats, such as flying from one pl ...

(3 pages) 455 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Door And The Wall Vs The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty: The Power Of The Psyche

ple. Author's H. G. Wells and James Thurber use the three components of the psyche to develop their fictional characters. H. G. Wells' The Door in the Wall highlights a characters search for balance i ...

(6 pages) 1907 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lord Of The Flies

logies. The authors attempted to simplify historical events by presenting real people and things as fictional characters and objects. In the novel Lord of the Flies, ( written by William Golding), Jac ...

(4 pages) 533 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers