Essays Tagged: "Non-fiction"

Dead Man Walking - Indepth

The motion picture Dead Man Walking provided a non-fiction insight into theworld of crime, justice, and capital punishment. The film cast several c ...

(5 pages) 215 0 4.3 Feb/1996

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

"War in the gulf"

to attacking the Kurds in northern Iraq asthey have for many years before.CharactersSince this is a non-fiction book, there were not really any characters.Although, there were some people that were me ...

(3 pages) 92 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Civil Disobedience" vs "Huck Finn" (a contrast between authors and ideas)

id Thoreau was without a doubt one of the most influential authors of American literature. He was a non-fiction writer that wrote many pieces (most of which were essays.) His literature almost always ...

(2 pages) 84 0 3.7 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Dee Brown's Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

ndian's historical struggle against the white man's greed. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, a work of non-fiction, attempts to tell the story of the American West from the perspective of the American In ...

(18 pages) 144 1 2.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Is was written for Mass Communications class. Show how culture and society of the present day is best revealed through this. Skipping Christmas by John Grisham.

t are also available. Some types of books are self-help, religious, biographical, autobiographical, non-fiction and fiction. One of the best examples of a single book that represents the culture and s ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An analysis of the way Dickens and Angelou present the coming of age an search for identity of Pip and Maya in "Great Expectations" and "I Know why the Caged Bird Sings"

e main characters on their journey from childhood to maturity. "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" is non-fiction, and is based on the life of the author, Maya Angelou. It follows her story starts in th ...

(11 pages) 164 0 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Title: Truman Capote and In Cold Blood: Pioneer or Playing Writer? This essay details the literary style of Truman Capote's "non-fiction novel" and it's effects on and from society.

he time, Audrey Hepburn. However, it was In Cold Blood which most won the critics praise. Termed a "non-fiction novel", it detailed the brutal, and seemingly senseless murder of a Kansas family. The n ... ion of In Cold Blood, Capote thought himself to be a pioneer in a new literary style he termed the "non-fiction novel". The concept of this new style consists of grouping numerous facts together, and ...

(9 pages) 104 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book report on "In Cold Blood" by Truman Capote

out and investigated all aspects of the murder.He captures every moment of the crime. This being a non-fiction book, you would think itwould be just cold facts and impersonal information. Capote, how ...

(4 pages) 90 0 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Enchantress from the Stars, by Sylvia Louise Engdahl

aid for it.She then became a full time writer from 1968-1980, she wrote 8 fiction (sci-fi) books, 5 non-fiction books, and won one Newbery award for Enchantress from the Stars. She then moved onto bec ...

(5 pages) 44 1 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dee Brown's "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee"

Dee Brown's book, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. This non-fiction story takes place in the West of America in the late 1800's, from the point of view of a ...

(2 pages) 50 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

David Suzuki's book "From Naked Apes to Superspecies", which deals with environmental issues.

From Naked Ape to Superspecies is a non-fiction book that explores a myriad of topics of profound importance to the environmental moveme ...

(3 pages) 57 0 2.6 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

"Hiroshima" By John Hersey.

HiroshimaJohn HerseyCopyright 1946Non-fictionAt 8:15 in the morning of August 6, 1945 the atomic bomb named "little boy" was dropped u ...

(5 pages) 108 0 3.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

"The Pamphlet" by Thomas Paine".

Common Sense JBThomas PaineCopyright ????????????Non-fictionWhen Thomas Paine published Common Sense, a pamphlet written in January of 1776, American ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Wayson Choy's "The Jade Peony".

"The Jade Peony" can definitely be accepted as a delightful experience for a reader who expected a non-fiction story, but instead read and learned so much of something that indubitably resembles real ... e acts in the future! It can be concluded that Wayson Choy brings a vivid resemblance of fiction to non-fiction. This man has indeed with his piece of literature woven a golden thread into the web of history!

(3 pages) 65 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Detailed Analysis of One Non-Fiction Media Text (The Sun Newspaper)

With reference to present day culture and society, write a detailed analysis of one non-fiction media text. Discuss its ideological positioning and the ways in which it might be percei ...

(8 pages) 101 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Jackdaws review

don.He has since written several equally successful novels including, A Dangerous Fortune, plus the non-fiction best-seller On Wings of Eagles. Ken Follet lives with his family in Chelsea, London.Most ...

(2 pages) 14 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Thomas More's Utopia and its impact on English society during the Renaissance.

ter, Hythlodaeus, as a fictional front to express his own feelings he may have feared to express in non-fiction because of his close ties with the King Henry VIII.In the first of the two books that ma ...

(6 pages) 94 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Story Telling Explains Truth

People have been telling stories for as long as man could speak. The stories included fiction and non-fiction. Non-fiction stories would tell the truth, what really happens. The truth is what actual ...

(6 pages) 69 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mark Twain: Master of Technique - A study of Twain's literary elements

s anyone shudder and shudder I did. I had no clue which author I would choose; the fact was I hated non-fiction. I had been forced to read non-fiction since the 5th grade. It was boring, unimaginative ... oo much from this project, which was now focused on Mark Twain, because I knew that he was a strong non-fiction writer. As I read through his stories, however, I was soon proven wrong as I learned his ...

(8 pages) 95 1 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

THe Hot Zone by Richard Preston

(2 pages) 86 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology