Essays Tagged: "Jake"

"Jacob's Ladder"

ral cultural attitudes toward death and afterlife in this film can be summed up by a quotation from Jake's chiropractor (who can also be seen as his guardian angel), who said, 'The only thing that bur ... rs view death and afterlife.The central character in the film is a man by the name of Jacob Singer (Jake), who is in Vietnam in 1971 fighting for the U.S. against the Vietcong. The film begins with a ...

(9 pages) 70 1 4.7 Nov/1996

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

A good story with a setting in the middle ages. Teachers really like things that are written from the middle ages. Very educational and entertaining.

med to glow. He walked off into the night without seeing me. Or did he? Was he planning to kill me, Jake Fisher? I couldn't tell. All I knew is that I had to get out of that place. And fast.Many peopl ... night sky. Very long. He was a tall, skinny, yet strong man in his thirties."Hahaha! This man, who, Jake? He I will spare. I will not see blood on his face. Hahaha.... He will be a worthy second in co ...

(28 pages) 254 2 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Essay on "The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway, includes the literary element of characterization of Hemingway's "Ideal Man"

f-reliance, and of strength and courage to confront all weaknesses, fears, failures, and even death.Jake Barnes, as the narrator and supposed hero of the novel, fell in love with Brett some years ago ... ove with Brett some years ago and is still powerfully and uncontrollably in love with her. However, Jake is unfortunately a casualty of the war, having been emasculated in a freak accident. Stilladjus ...

(10 pages) 186 0 3.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Explaining why "Blues Brothers" is a Musical and "The Little Mermaid" is not

e action and plot along. In the Blues Brothers this happens on several occasions. The first is when Jake and Elwood, the main characters, have just left the orphanage where they grew up. They learn th ... rew up. They learn that the orphanage will be shut down, because it needed $5000 to support itself. Jake immediately said that it was no problem, but was beaten severely by the local nun, along with h ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

This essay is a child observation project, the format used is APA, which is the standard format for many social sciences class.

AbstractFor the purposes of this observation the child observed will be referred to as Jake. The differences in time spent with Jake by students of the University of Alaska Southeast stud ... University of Alaska Southeast student housing community were observed and recorded for this study. Jake was observed for increments of two hours daily for one week. During this observation the amount ... During this observation the amount of time individuals spent carrying, playing, or interacting with Jake was recorded as well as the individual's age and gender. Individuals who spent less then 2 minu ...

(5 pages) 391 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

5 page report on the themes of Ernest Hemingway's novels Included citations and sources

ost-war setting in The Sun Also Rises. Both novels take place in Europe approximately in the 1920s. Jake Barnes is the main character of The Sun Also Rises and he is struggling through life after havi ... l, for example if the main character loses a loved one and becomes depressed.In The Sun Also Rises, Jake has been injured in the war and feels like less of a man because he is "physically unable to ma ...

(6 pages) 140 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Ernest Hemingwa`y "The Sun Also Rises"

of the group of people who make trip to Pamplona for the bullfights. This group of people includes Jake Barnes, Bill Gorton, Lady Brett Ashley, Mike Campbell and Robert Cohn. Although there is one mo ... t in spite of this mental emptiness and despair, it is seen that not everybody is going to give up. Jake, Bill they still try to see the beauty of life, they, especially Jake, try to resist this despa ...

(4 pages) 87 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jake Barnes of 'The Sun Also Rises' as a Hemingway Code Hero.

Jake Barnes in The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway is an American veteran of World War I who live ... y Ernest Hemingway is an American veteran of World War I who lives and works in Paris as a newsman. Jake Barnes is the typical Hemingway Code Hero in this novel, but he does fail to meet certain aspec ... ainst the wishes of his friend and fellow bullfighting afficionado, Montoya. However, in many ways, Jake Barnes does meet the standards of a code hero. He handles his liquor well, and he loves hunting ...

(3 pages) 75 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

BOOK REPORT "Love in another town"

rbara Taylor Bradford. The main theme of this book is about a broken marriage. The main characters, Jake and Maggie, are both separated from their partners. They become lovers. Unfortunately, their ex ... whether they are deeply loved with each other or not.Kent Connedicut is picturesque beckons to both Jake and Maggie. They are involved in a dramatics group and are introduced by Samantha who is also f ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Characterization of Brett in The Sun Also Rises by Hemingway

much with them" (28). We see Brett's grace and beauty while she parades in as center of attention. Jake comments that she "was damned good-looking" (29). Every man is attracted to Brett, and she appe ... fying to a woman who continues in this manner, but Brett confesses her struggle with aimlessness to Jake saying, "Oh, darling, I've been so miserable" (32).Brett is a smashed up person. She experience ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Letter for Cousin Harry

the very happy secret that I have been entrusted to keep. Aunt Claire and her long time boyfriend, Jake, have decide to get married.It was quite a story how I found out as well. It was supposed to be ... to find out ahead of the big announcement. As it goes, our relatives have always been suspicious of Jake as he has always had a way with the ladies. That being the case, we all took to following Jake ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Diry Dancing Film Review

stead of the actor's names.Element of the Houseman family are again similar to mine with a father, (Jake), mother, (Marjorie), older sister, (Lisa), and a younger sister, (Frances/Baby). As for charac ... her, (Marjorie), older sister, (Lisa), and a younger sister, (Frances/Baby). As for characteristics Jake is very professional which I'm sure comes with the territory of being a doctor, he has a powerf ...

(9 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Describe the importance of the relationship between Greville and his children in the play 'Serious Money' as a whole.

The relationship between Greville and his children Jake and Scilla, in the play "Serious Money" by Caryl Churchill, is a strained one and it is very im ... and it is very important to the dynamics of the play. Greville displays favouritism towards his son Jake and Scilla resents Greville for this. Their relationship highlights the theme of money being th ... lity is particularly apparent between Greville and his daughter. Greville appears to favour his son Jake and for this Scilla is bitter. When Greville first finds out Jake has died he displays little e ...

(6 pages) 10 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Code Hero In Ernst Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises

feelings of value were destroyed. Society's definition of manhood no longer suited these soldiers. Jake Barnes, an injured war veteran in Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, is one of the several soldier ... y to every day life. The code hero is not revealed primarily through the actions of the protagonist Jake. Jake's experiences with and perceptions of the two characters Pedro Romero and Robert Cohn in ...

(8 pages) 9 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hemingway's Novel, The Sun Also Rises

al beliefs of those who were a part of America's lost generation. The context puts the protagonist, Jake, in a position of not being able to have sex. This, in turn, makes his possible relationship wi ... onflict invoking the quote. Brett states that they would have had a "damned good time together" and Jake replies. The interaction at hand represents the conflict between the ideological views of the l ...

(2 pages) 630 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To Kill A Mockingbird Vs. Time To Kill

, even if you know you've lost. This definition given by Atticus Finch, a courageous man similar to Jake Tyler Brigance. Though both of these men are not immensely strong or overly special in any one ... . This definition of courage is truly proven in both the novel and the film by not only Atticus and Jake as they seek truth and justice, but by Tom and Carl as they struggle with racism. Atticu ...

(3 pages) 2328 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Critical Evaluation Of The Representation Of Crime And The Agencies That Deal With It In John Grisham’s “A Time To Kill”

in protagonist is not the defendant, Carl Lee Hailey, but the young white "street lawyer"� , Jake Brigance, whom he employs to keep him from the gas chamber. The central issue of the book is th ... aw for 10 years, his writing style displays a certain ambivalence towards both lawyers and the law. Jake is Grisham's "˜Avatar', and there are many parallels between the author and his creation. ...

(17 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ecline and Fall and Sun also Rises

two different authors, they share similar content and themes. In The Sun Also Rises, Brett desires Jake but cannot commit as a result of Jake's impotence. Similarly, in Decline and Fall, Margot canno ... ly based on sex. In The Sun Also Rises, Brett claims she does not want to get involved with Jake, yet the underlying truth is more evident through her actions. While driving around the city, B ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

“27 Wagons Full of Cotton”

Summary: The story is about a man named Jake living with his wife Flora on a cotton plantation. The story starts to develop when a fire brea ... ed of the crime. Afterwards, Flora is confronted by the owner of the destroyed cotton gin and while Jake is gone he harasses her and wants her to admit that her husband was responsible for the deed. I ... he didn't ask for compensation for his burned gin. He concluded that it was more affordable to have Jake and Flora process his cotton. This can also be associated with energy conservation which maximi ...

(1 pages) 2812 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Compare and contrast how the writers of A Chip of Glass Ruby and The Surest thing in Show Business employ different techniques for characterization, and to what effect.

ly achieved through the delicate and tactful use of dialogue. In The Surest Thing in Show Business, Jake was vividly animated through his very authentic and southern American accents and grammar.  ... an English. It is known in areas like Texas and Tennessee that the local people speak like this. As Jake lives around that neighborhood, installing such a trait for Jake gives a touch of realism for h ...

(3 pages) 3335 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature