Essays Tagged: "Munro"

"The last of the Mohicans" James Fenimore Cooper

helps a English soldier named Duncan who is escorting the two daughters of a English General Named Munro to Fort William Henry. Hawkeye Takes them to the Fort will it is under attack. Then the fort i ... them to the fort but then he falls in love and he stays.In the book Hawkeye faces a big challenge. Munro's daughters are taken hostage by a ruthless Indian chief named Magua. Hawkeye tries saving the ...

(2 pages) 115 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alice Munro's limited feminist approach in conveying a young girl's rite of passage in her short story "Boys and Girls".

Alice Munro's Boys and Girls attempts to use a limited feminist approach to convey a young girl's rite of ... le differences emotionally between the two, often emotions that a child or adolescent cannot fight. Munro is found to use the relationship that the child shares with her mother and her father to commu ... with her mother and her father to communicate her own feelings about growing up. The approach that Munro used only sparks the readers' interest by leaving the story's end quite open-ended. The questi ...

(5 pages) 109 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Introspective Main Characters in Four of Alice Munro's Stories

The main characters in Alice Munro's stories are considered different than normal people in their community. However the main cha ... The stories seem like chapters in some novel that has been written in addition to the story. Alice Munro has talked about how her stories sometimes start as novels but they end up as short stories:I ... of good intentions(Feinberg).The four stories under discussion represent different periods in Alice Munro's life. Since the main characters are usually women and since the settings for the stories are ...

(13 pages) 67 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alice Munro

Alice Munro's collection of short stories in Open Secrets is one example of her focus on women, ordinary w ... or understanding her life and her position in her life.Also, from the short stories in Open Secret, Munro seems never forces any of her characters to make a larger point; she seems to respect them and ... ecret she is learning to realize and understand.In 'Vandals', Bea Doud is a typical character among Munro's short stories. Bea has left an earnest, pleasant high school principal for a taxidermist who ...

(6 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Education and Life Chances in Modern Education

s, maintaining the relative disadvantage of certain groups (Webb, Schirato and Danaher, 2002: 106). Munro (1994: 108) describes the different approaches by stating that, "functionalists tend to see ed ... en one-third and one-half of these school leavers succeed in getting a training place", and in 1994 Munro (1994: 109) observed that the "school-to-work transition" had failed which had major ramificat ...

(7 pages) 303 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Last of the Mohicans - The Power of Love (film version)

urring theme of this movie is of the power of love. This is manifested in the characters of Colonel Munro, his daughters Alice and Cora, Duncan Heyward, Chingachagook, his sons Hawkeye (also known as ... use as he put it, he felt it was his duty to protect them [Cora and Alice, the daughters of Colonel Munro, his superior]. As a final testament to the love he felt for her, he sacrificed himself in pla ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2004

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

Congo / Michael Crichton. A description of the plot and of the main characters.

. In the end she saved what was left of thegroup by joining the gorillas, and becoming their leader.Munro:Munro is the field leader of the expedition. Munro was assigned to the expedition thanks to hi ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How Clinton Failed to Protect United States Interests from China

e US are different in ideology, there is no conflict between fundamental interests." (Bernstein and Munro 45) American interests and America's status as hegemon of the world explain what Deng meant. C ... the money to subsidize its trade with countries that impose tariffs on Chinese goods (Bernstein and Munro 207-208). The causes of the trade predicament stem from policy issues that have their roots in ...

(10 pages) 36 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Of Mice and Men": The American Dream.

riendship is questioned by everyone and why there dream of owning their own place is so infectious"(Munro). However, dreams may differ in that some people may want to work hard, be healthy and have fi ...

(3 pages) 22 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

The Difference in the Mix: "The Last of the Mohicans" by James Fenimore Cooper

d in the book, he reveals that he is interested in one of the sisters. The father of the two girls, Munro, at first thinks he likes Cora. He grants Heyward's request to court his daughter. He assumes ... ically would prefer the full breaded white woman like, Alice, instead of her racially mixed sister. Munro's decision to grant permission to Heyward to court his daughter Cora so readily is significant ...

(7 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Literary Essay On The Red Dress

Symbolism is used to help the reader better understand a story. In "Red Dress", by Alice Munro, symbolism is incorporated in the story to show the reader the awareness of the narrator's ado ... and too it wasn't all that clean "But if I was to tear it in half we'd each have something."(Munro, Pg. 84) This shows the reader, that the narrator finally understands the adolescent life of m ...

(2 pages) 9 0 5.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Limits or Choices: "Boys and Girls" written by Alice Munro and "Greasy Lake" written by T. Coraghessan Boyle

ces to be adults. As we know, we have read two stories, “Boys and Girls” written by Alice Munro and “Greasy Lake” written by T. Coraghessan Boyle. The common theme between those tw ... ght, “A girl was not, as I had supposed, simply what I was; it was what I had to become” (Munro 695). Many children probably think the same as her. They are just what they are. In addition, ...

(7 pages) 33 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


ealism periods. Miró was born into the Catalan culture in April 20,1893 in Barcelona, Spain (Munro 288). Having to be born into the Catalan culture gave Miró an opportunity to have an in ... id that Miró's art is based on ideas "of painting as an irrevocable two dimensional medium" (Munro 289).Greenburg also stated "Miró is known for his almost total lack of interest in poli ...

(3 pages) 748 0 4.1 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Munro’s trademarks

? One of Munro’s trademarks is her ambivalent presentation of characters. Choose three characters from the ... lity was because of the way we perceived her.Likewise in the book “Lives of girls and women” Munro presents characters in an ambivalent way because it’s for more realistic. The three ambivale ... in the barn and tortured me.”                          (Munro, p. 84) Del hadn’t seen her Uncle since she was so young, but one day when they were still l ...

(5 pages) 715 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Total quality mangement

ability in the short term and enhance competitiveness in the longer term" (Implementing TQM, Lesley Munro-Faure). Quality is used to describe many things, a car might be described as a "quality car " ...

(7 pages) 95 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


erican President.4 The second example of an act of violence occurs when Sean Dillon thrashes Fergus Munro who is caught assaulting a very important girl.5 As shown by the examples mentioned in this pa ...

(3 pages) 729 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

"The Interlopers" Analysis

social environment on it can be seen greatly in the short-story "The Interlopers" written by H. H. Munro. In "The Interlopers" Munro has placed two feuding men into an environment of hostility that e ... neighbor in cold blood and without word spoken, except for an offense against his hearth and honor.(Munro, 270-271) In this passage, the two foes can easily be seen in a situation that is very threate ...

(2 pages) 8705 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Comparitive Essay On Alice Munro

Comparative Essay on Alice Monroe The two stories by Munro that I chose to compare were Boys and Girls, and The Children Stay.Although I found their them ... rned about who they were going to be later in life.To use what I think is a great relationship that Munro uses in The Children Stay, Pauline wants to be Eurydice and her husband wants them to be Romeo ...

(2 pages) 1252 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Differentiation between Women's Work and "Real Work" in Munro's "Boys and Girls" and Weldon's "Weekend"

In Alice Munro's short story "Boys and Girls," the division between "real" work and women's work is encounter ... e outside with her father, doing the work she perceives as real and as "ritualistically important" (Munro 117). Perceiving the distinctions that adults take for granted, the narrator fights to maintai ... mother's instructions of proper behavior with door slamming and sitting "as awkwardly as possible" (Munro 119).The culmination of the narrator's attempts to avoid her impending girlhood and eventual w ...

(5 pages) 2199 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Alice Munro: a Painter of Words and an Artist of Literature

Alice Munro: a Painter of Words and an Artist of LiteratureIn her novel Lives of Girls and Women, author A ... distinct ability as a writer through her development of the lives of her characters. In this novel, Munro creates her protagonist, Del Jordan, an inspired and eccentric young woman whose inquisitivene ... search for sexual experience and profound mind help the reader to reach a greater understanding of Munro and her distinguished writing style. According to Eleanor Wachtel, author of Alice Munro: A Li ...

(9 pages) 32 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors