Essays Tagged: "Robert Cormier"

Macbeth and Jerry(Chocolate War) related to the quote by British author Aldous Huxley "Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him."

ging them drastically. Other literature with characters like this is from Shakespeare's Macbeth and Robert Cormier's The Chocolate War. In both works, the main characters struggle. This is shown throu ... powerful man, but after committing the murders his weakness emerges because of his guilt and doubt.Robert Cormier's The Chocolate War is set in a world controlled by two powerful parties, the Vigils ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

"I Am the Cheese" by Robert Cormier.

In the book I Am the Cheese by Robert Cormier I feel that the most important character is Adam. He is the books main character and ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Review of "The Chocolate War", adapted from Robert Cormier's novel of the same name, discusses Jerry's problems and how he overcomes them.

THE CHOCOLATE WAR FILM REVIEWThe film The Chocolate War, adapted from Robert Cormier's novel of the same name; apart from the ending, is an appealing drama focusing on yo ... light. I say this because in the book, the ending is extremely different to the ending in the film. Robert Cormier sued the film producers and directors Keith Gordon and Jonathon D Krane because of th ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Intertextuality Short Answer question essay on "Fortress" and "After the last death"

napping of little children and they're female guardian which is very similar to the standard set by Robert Cormier in 1979 with "After the first death", and therefore uses the same generic features se ... nd contrast the generic features of at least one other text.Both "After The Last Death" (written by Robert Cormier) and "Fortress" are about a group of young children and their "helpless" female guard ...

(5 pages) 32 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Talks about bad traits and how Robert Cormier views human beings as cruel and greedy, two characteristics that are found in the human nature.Supported with details from the text.

conniving throughout his life can have great power and admiration. In the book The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier, the author views human beings as cruel and greedy, two characteristics that are foun ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Robert Cormier: Facts and Criticism

Robert Cormier: Facts & CriticismRobert Edmund Cormier, also known by his pseudonym... John Fitc ... 0. His last novel was "The Rag and Bone Shop," which was published in 2001 (after his death).One of Robert Cormier's top-selling novels is "The Chocolate War." His own son inspired this novel; his son ...

(1 pages) 37 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

A successful text is one that unsettles the reader. to what extent is this true? Refer to 'After the First Death' by Robert Cormier

n they may not be accustomed to, and one where they are confronted with issues that are challenging.Robert Cormier is a highly skilful and successful writer and one of the reasons for his success is h ... part.After the First Death is also able to challenge the reader's views of a traditional narrative. Robert Cormier does not construct his novel in a narrative that is familiar to the reader, and altho ...

(4 pages) 30 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Heroes" by Robert Cormier.

Title: Choice Book ReportI."Heroes"II. Robert CormierIII. Laurel-Leaf Books, 1998IV. Personal libraryV. Pages: 135 pagesVI. FictionVII. Fic ...

(3 pages) 17 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book report: "After the first death" by Robert Cormier

Title: After the first death.Author: Robert CormierGenre: Fiction - Suspense/ThrillerSetting: This book is set in the 80's outside a smal ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.4 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Robert Cormier

Robert Cormier was born in January 17,1925 in the very small city of Leominster, Massachusetts locat ... ge for only one year at the Fitchburg State Teachers College. His first book was the Chocolate War. Robert had only one award for his works which was the Honorary Doctorate(Young Adult Authors).The in ... the Honorary Doctorate(Young Adult Authors).The information that you are about to read is based on Robert Cormier(pronounced cor-MEER) and his life. It is from two different sources,if you don't agre ...

(2 pages) 1594 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fade

Title: Fade Author: Robert Cormier Number of pages: 310 Main Characters- The main character in the story is Paul ...

(2 pages) 959 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Sin Of Ommision-An Underlaying Theme In Robert Cormier's Novels

Omission An Underlying Theme in Robert Cormier's Novels Robert Cormier's 13 novels have brought a complete new meaning to the young ...

(5 pages) 599 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Chocolate War

Review: The Chocolate War - Robert Cormier. Long before it was fashionable for publishers to say that there was no such t ... thing as a children's book (just books with 'a broad appeal') that is, before Harry Potter, I read Robert Cormier and other books designated teenage. One reason was their relative brevity compared to ...

(3 pages) 1593 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

I Am The Cheese (Robert Cormier) Analytical Essay

What are the elements of the writer’s craft you most admire in Robert Cormier’s I am the Cheese? Explain how Cormier uses a range of techniques to communicate ... range of techniques to communicate ideas and influence you as a reader.I am the Cheese, written by Robert Cormier follows the self realisation of the main character, Adam Farmer, and explores his phy ... ted in the story and Cormier pulls this off flawlessly through a range of distinct textual features.Robert Cormier conveys ideas to the reader in very subtle and interesting ways. He utilizes many tec ...

(4 pages) 11 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American