Essays Tagged: "Jim Hawkins"

Treasure Island, by R L Stevenson. Describes the relationship between Jim Hawkins and Long John Silver, and how this changes throughout the story.

of the plot, as it heightens my enjoyment of the reading experience.The plot of the novel concerns Jim Hawkins's adventures on his quest for Captains Flint's treasure guided by an old map left with h ... e of Long John Silver.Throughout the review, I am discussing the nature of the relationship between Jim Hawkins and Long John Silver. One of the themes of the novel is the greed for money, which is re ...

(5 pages) 68 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Treasure Island.

powerful masterpiece that definitely deserves to be read at a sitting,The story is mostly about how Jim Hawkins and his friends sail about the sea to find the mysterious Treasure Island which was the ... ed his treasure after stealing it from the Spanish and other European cargoes.It all begins when at Jim's parent inn. A sea Captain by the name Billy Bones arrives at the inn and request to be admissi ...

(4 pages) 60 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Treasure Island, and island of providence and despair.

tors talk of things one might never dream of at all.Adventures take place all through out the book. Jim Hawkins, the main character, goes on many separate adventures. Hawkins is just a little boy, but ... ns does. Hawkins learns that from the pirate Long John Silver.Long John Silver is very charismatic. Jim and Silver have a sort of bond between them. Silver is a very complex and self-contradicting cha ...

(7 pages) 51 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Richard Wright's The Man Who Was Almost a Man

obtaining his prized gun, his frame of mind changes to excitement as he walks to work for his boss, Jim Hawkins and his mule Jenny, he anticipates firing the gun for the first time. Dave works a while ...

(4 pages) 117 0 3.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Good vs. evil in treasure isla

ominent in the novel Treasure Island. This story begins by introducing the protagonist of the novel Jim Hawkins. Jim works at an inn, which his mother owns. An old buccaneer is staying there by the na ... eavy drinker, which may have been the cause of his death while staying at the inn. After the death, Jim's curiosity for the old chest overwhelms him. Jim opens up the chest and finds to his pleasure a ...

(10 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Treasure Island

I read the book Treasure Island written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Jim Hawkins was the main character that I chose to do this paper on. In the book, he had no real big ... Hands because he was trying to kill him.Another event that caused this change in his life was that Jim sees the true human nature of some extremely hardened pirates. He realizes how evil some people ... some people can be and are. For example, Long John Silver seemed extremely kind and friendly until Jim hears his true plans for killing everyone and stealing the treasure for himself. Jim learns that ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science