Essays Tagged: "Philip Roth"

Diversity among different texts, 'Good-bye, Columbus,' written by Philip Roth, The Crying of Lot 49, written by Thomas Pynchon , Maus I, A Survivor's Tale, My Father Bleeds History, written by Art Spe

situations where their diversity is shown.Throughout the novella, 'Good-bye, Columbus,' written by Philip Roth, conflicts are seen as far as social status among families. This novella was not diverse ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Goodbye, Columbus" by Phillip Roth

Throughout Goodbye, Columbus, Phillip Roth continuously displays the ethnic social satire of Jewish people. As he clearly shows in his tex ... Jews. Through the eyes of Neil Klugman, the protagonist of the novella, who is a middle-class Jew, Roth allows the reader to interpret the irony and satire of all four types of Jews that were present ... Brenda Patimkin, who is from Short Hills, an area more superior and wealthier than Newark. Phillip Roth depicts the standard middle/lower-class Jewish woman in Neil's aunt, Gladys. Roth represents Gl ...

(5 pages) 60 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Discusses theme in three stories. Isaac Bashevis Singer "The Son from America", Niel Bissoondath "There Are a Lot of Ways to Die." , Philip Roth's "Defender of the Faith"

dath makes the "crisis" in mid-life crisis the crux of his story, "There Are a Lot of Ways to Die." Philip Roth's "Defender of the Faith" deals with the conflict of values such as justice and mercy. T ... ces an opinion held by many people.Written as an example of the conflicts intrinsic in many people, Philip Roth's "Defender of the Faith" deals not with a twisted plot or highly convoluted characters. ...

(2 pages) 56 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Rough Review of "American Pastoral"; Answers to questions given to the teacher

s subject?No.9. How have I changed after reading this book?I know that I don't wish to read another Philip Roth book.10. How did the author's style affect the book's message?The author filled the book ... the style or the non-existence of the plot. I found the subject to be interesting, but I feel that Philip Roth's style did not correspond at all with my tastes.16. Character: Who are the major charac ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Goodbye Columbus

magic of chance, I know now why it burned, and inevitably why it burned out.In Goodbye Columbus by Philip Roth, the main characters, Neil and Brenda, go through what could be almost identical to my o ...

(8 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Defender of the faith

"Defender of the Faith" In Philip Roth's, "Defender of the Faith", Sergeant Nathan Marx is the "Defender" of whom the title spe ...

(3 pages) 3519 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology