Essays Tagged: "narratives"

Tales of the City - Book Report

y, or chapter in the book, is a self sustaining story in itself, more so than most chapter arranged narratives. This book is the first volume in a series, that chronicles the life of a small number of ...

(20 pages) 107 1 4.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Research paper comparing Washington Irving's "The Devil and Tom Walker" and Stephen Vincent Benet's "The Devil and Daniel Webster"

p with the devil affects the outcome of the 'deal'. In these two different, yetsurprisingly similar narratives, the authors present their beliefs about human intent andmotive.In 'The Devil and Tom Wal ...

(6 pages) 102 0 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

High Tide In Tucson by Barbara Kingsolver

xperiences to teach others the many life lessons that she has learned. Since all the essays involve narratives in her eyes, the reader is able to grasp the personal aspect and to feel as if they too h ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Nine-Year-Old He Carried: Linda's role in Tim O'Brien's They Things They Carried.

of the story is fictional, the overall message is powerful. To achieve this, O'Brien uses a mix of narratives, personal accounts, and what would seem like unrelated incidents. Sections include storie ...

(6 pages) 186 1 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Confederates in the Attic and The Haunted South. Image of American South. Horwitz and Eddie Harris.(Rough)

oundAmerican's obsession with the Civil War has produced well over 60,000 different books. Two road narratives that contain journeys covering nearly the same concepts but by very different authors are ...

(6 pages) 61 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A comparison of Julian in "Everything That Rises Must Converge" and Hulga in "Good COuntry People," two stories by Flannery O'Connor.

Flannery O'Connor's two narratives, "Everything That Rises Must Converge" and "Good Country People," are different stories p ...

(3 pages) 87 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Ways to find if a web-site is credible.

ll websites.2. According to Robert Harris there is opinions, facts, reasoned arguments, statistics, narratives, eyewitness reports, descriptions, stories and interpretations all available through the ...

(5 pages) 134 0 1.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Athena's Role in the "Odyssey" by Homer.

nonexistent in most of the classic epic poems. One may ask why women were left out of these classic narratives. The answer is simple, at the time that these epics were written, women were not perceive ...

(5 pages) 92 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Non-Indian literature.

r in a library somewhere in the Midwest navigates between the rows of histories, documentaries, and narratives about this unknown and intriguing culture. But as he dives into the shelves, he begins to ... ative, which prevails in Pauline's first chapters, versus non-Indian written texts, which Pauline's narratives ultimately become, her gossipy spoken stories don't really give any reliable factual info ...

(5 pages) 49 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


rths was about to end. Some Buddhists devoutly accept the fables as we in the west accept Christmas narratives, while others choose to focus on the truths beneath the myths. We do know with some certa ...

(4 pages) 81 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Story of Humanity Retold.

g and "world-building creatures." We appropriate elements from our past and present to fashion epic narratives and myths for a variety of existential, sociological, and religious ends. Humans do not c ...

(2 pages) 40 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Report on Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse-Five".

Dell Publishing and has been regarded as one of Vonnegut's best works. The novel is a blend of two narratives. The first is that of Kurt Vonnegut. In the first chapter he tells us that he has wanted ...

(4 pages) 41 0 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison between Beowulf and Gilgamesh.

of a foundation be established so that a further, in-depthexploration of the complex nature of both narratives can be accomplished.The epic of Gilgamesh is an important Middle Eastern literary work,wr ...

(6 pages) 164 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Ian Mcewans Enduring Love.

One reviewer commented that 'McEwan is interested in the ways in which we construct coherent narratives out of chaos.' Examine the narrative techniques in EnduringLove in the light of this comm ... to a decision as to which characters we can put our faith in.In Enduring Love a number of different narratives are constructed, Joe Rose's being one of them. The novel is written mainly in the first p ...

(8 pages) 67 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A textual analysis of the Martin Scorscese film Goodfellas

year 1990 Warner Bros released a motion picture titled Goodfellas. Directed by Martin Scorsese, the narratives main strand dealt with the issue of a misguided youth enjoying his rites of passage from ...

(7 pages) 140 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to Educational Research: Strenghs and Weaknesses

st schools of thought. Qualitative research focuses on the collection of non-numerical data such as narratives and unstructured interviews. The qualitative approach is often associated with post-posit ... ve had difficulty in accepting a number of qualitative research methodologies, such as ethnography, narratives and case study and where hypotheses are not tested throughout the research process. Inste ...

(13 pages) 1052 2 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Plot Overview - Wuthering Heights main plot events and character developments by Kala Harvey

Plot OverviewWuthering Heights is a novel that is told in a series of narratives, which are themselves told to the narrator, a gentleman named Lockwood. Lockwood rents a ...

(7 pages) 59 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analytical Essay on the Flood Narratives in 'Gilgamesh' and the Bible

Flood narratives are present in both the Sumerian epic of Gilgamesh and in the Bible and although they are ... oubting God's decisions in the Bible.The reasoning of the flood is also very different in these two narratives. In 'Gilgamesh' the flood just happens because gods decide so. There is no explanation or ...

(6 pages) 120 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The ways in which the Häftlinge in Primo Levi's 'If This is a Man' and zeks in Alexander Solzhenitsyn's 'Ivan Denisovich' overcome the dehumanisation through the formation of friendships

despite cold, hunger, humiliating treatment, and omnipresent fear of death, some prisoners in both narratives, in particular the heroes of each, managed to maintain their humanity, largely through th ...

(6 pages) 84 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


ology capable of managing actors on stage and enabling them to produce interesting and entertaining narratives without relying on a script (Fulleylove, 1984). Throughout its history in the arts, impro ...

(4 pages) 30 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama