Essays Tagged: "Robert Jordan"

Ernest Hemingway's "For whom the bell tolls"

t time is limited.Hemingway reveals much about the individuality of men through the relationship of Robert Jordan and Maria. When Jordan is dying at the end of the novel he says to Maria 'Thou wilt go ... s of those we love. When two people truly fall in love they become as one. Where one goes, both go. Robert finally says to her ' The me in thee. Now you go for us both. Truly. We both go in thee now. ...

(5 pages) 85 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

This essay compares Salinger's Catcher in the Rye to Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls in order to reveal the common plight of the two protagonists.

In the book, For Whom the Bell Tolls, the main character, Robert Jordan, is assigned the task of blowing up a bridge during the Spanish Civil War. He is faced ... ar and he gave absolute loyalty and as complete performance as he could give while he was serving." Robert Jordan programmed himself to thinking that he had no life after his service. He was required ... that you may have to do and you know what may happen. Certainly it may happen." One sees here that Robert Jordan tried not to face reality by avoiding any possibility of surviving after his job was d ...

(8 pages) 41 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"For Whom the Bell Tolls" and Ernest Hemingway

y's father committed suicide. He did not reflect on this event in his writing until the thoughts of Robert Jordan, the main character in For Whom the Bell Tolls, in 1940. The Spanish Civil War (1936-1 ... hey received tremendous amounts of support from the people of Spain. They were known as the rebels. Robert Jordan fights on the side of the Loyalists in this novel, as did many Americans and other for ...

(9 pages) 75 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway's Past Experiences as Themes in For Whom the Bell Tolls

Bell Tolls certainly does not miss any of these elements, including the final one mentioned, since Robert Jordan sacrifices himself to let his comrades and his love escape. Jens says, according to He ... ace the "dread of life and death," and "overcoming that dread," is the trial the hero, in this case Robert Jordan, must face (Jens n.p.). He goes on to say: "The hero is wounded.... His battle consist ...

(9 pages) 79 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Analysis of "for whom the bell tolls" by ernest hemingway

y. The most important passage of the book was towards the end of the book where the main character, Robert Jordan, talks about the lessons of life that he has learned before the day he will most likel ... nding.-2-There is a little more to tell. The only possible question is if the rivaling cavalry shot Robert Jordan. A reader can only presume that he was shot because he could not escape without a hors ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

For Whom the bell tolls Describe the characters what are there likes dislikes fears ect. what would the story be like with out them in it

owever the main portion of the book takes place in the Guadrrama Mountain Range. The protagonist is Robert Jordan he is an American solider who fights for the republican side of the Spanish civil war. ... deal with the battling side but the antagonist Pablo. The tale has many twists and turns including Robert falling in love, wartime loosing its innocence, and the value of human lifeThe protagonist Ro ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Kings of Fantacy

Kings of FantasyReaders of fantasy novels are probably familiar with both J.R.R. Tolkien and Robert Jordan. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy introduced the genre back in 1954. Many consi ... le-earth."The Path of DaggersCLICK HERE to order your's today! The Wheel of TimeI was introduced to Robert Jordan's novels, called collectively "The Wheel of Time," by a clerk in my favorite bookstore ...

(8 pages) 23 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ernest hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls

trayed in that passage is one inspired by ignorance, weak wills, and alcohol. All through Pilar and Robert Jordan's flashbacks, one cannot help but be overwhelmed with feelings of disgust towards huma ... t beaten up, and also, ifFandl 5one hides instead of shouting, he can usually get away. Regardless, Robert Jordan must do both of the following two acts in order to cope inside this story: build up hi ...

(9 pages) 56 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"The Wheel Of Time": The Eye Of The World

is known as one of the greatest fantasy series of all time.The book starts with a prologue in which Robert Jordan gives some background history, vital to the proceeding plot, of Lews Therin Telamon (T ...

(2 pages) 611 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparing "For Whom the Bell Tolls" and "A Farewell to Arms" which are both by Ernest Hemingway

nfeeling character and we see how they evolve from one type of man into another. Frederic Henry and Robert Jordan are both Americans serving overseas in some conflict, Henry being in World War I and J ... to take away the wounded from this great game.In Tolls, the main character is an American teacher, Robert Jordan, who is fighting in the Spanish Civil War. He is only in the mountains because he sees ...

(10 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Strengths of the Female Characters in "A Farewell to Arms" and "For Whom the Bell Tolls": Books written by Ernest Hemingway

rms involving Catherine Barkley and Frederic Henry, and For Whom the Bell Tolls featuring Maria and Robert Jordan. Both couples fall in love, yet endure difficult situations such as blowing a bridge, ... e times, but alters the lives of the men they encounter.Maria and Catherine Barkley begin to seduce Robert and Frederic as a healing process from themselves. Both women know that men of war are easily ...

(5 pages) 18 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

For Whom The Bell Tolls

these affects can be. Irony, love and death is developed throughout this novel by a character named Robert Jordan. Jordan has been assigned a mission to blow up a bridge. On his journey he falls in lo ... he falls in love with a girl named Maria. This is where the theme of love begins. As time goes by, Robert realizes that he may die and questions himself to whether he wants to fulfill his mission and ...

(3 pages) 589 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

3 Book Report On The Shadow Rising, Hero In The Shadows, And Faith In The Fallen

Summary I have read 3 books this term first of which was The Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan. This book is a continuation of the last 2 books I have read. In this one he gathers a ... rter Analysis First book again was The Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan. Honestly the story line is good but man I get really sick of this guys style. It is s ...

(3 pages) 688 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

For whom the bell tolls - summ

mingway Setting: The story first takes place in Guadarrama Mountains, during the Spanish civil war. Robert Jordan, is an American teacher who has volunteered his services to the Loyalists in their fig ... realization of his possible death is crucial to the action forthcoming during the story.Characters: Robert Jordan,was the protagonist of the story. He has personality traits spanning various aspects o ...

(5 pages) 1117 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Thematic Analysis of For Whom the Bell Tolls

ring the Spanish Civil War in the Guadarrama mountain range in Spain. The protagonist of the novel, Robert Jordan, left his job in America to fight for the Republican side due to his strong aversion t ... e directly or indirectly involved in war must worry about losing loved ones or family members. When Robert's injuries force him to stay behind, his love, Maria, collapses to the ground, crying in sorr ...

(3 pages) 17 0 2.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Hemmingway's Connections Between War and Culture

ection to war and instantly believes Henry to possess some noble trait. In For Whom The Bell Tolls, Robert Jordan also dwells in this feeling of heroism. Jordan is not necessarily sure why, but he fee ... to not only be a turning point of the war, but also in humanity: an extreme claim by all standards. Robert Jordan is shown to have thoughts that might be contradictory to his determination to achieve ...

(10 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway