Essays Tagged: "Storyteller"

Explore the Meaning of the Play's Title: "A View from the Bridge"

aracter.Alfieri is an outsider, his view is 'from the bridge'; he comments on Eddies' progress as a storyteller,"I could have finished the whole story that afternoon...I could see every step coming." ...

(2 pages) 80 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Symbolism has long been a tool of the storyteller, finding its origins in the folklore of our earliest civilizations. In more recent years ... more recent years, however, symbolism has taken on a new role, forming the skeleton upon which the storyteller builds the tales of his or hers thoughts and adventures. Knowing the power of this eleme ...

(3 pages) 111 0 3.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Labovian Theory in Poe. Soeaks of "The tell- tale-heart"

to a broader understanding of the thoughts and motivation of the internal narrator and the external storyteller. The abstract gives a representation about the story. The orientation draws a picture to ...

(5 pages) 72 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Supporting Characters Added Story Depth

e sentry to whom Sophocles assigns a dual role. The sentry serves two basic functions: comedian and storyteller for the audience, or simply, a messenger. Sophocles uses the sentry's narrative to effic ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Homer and his impact on the Greek Culture

he contribution of Homer was to collect and record the ballads which had been passed on orally from storyteller to storyteller for centuries before his time. There seems little doubt that the works we ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Unreliable narration in The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro and Love and Death in Long Island by Gilbert Adair. Vanderbilt.

ackgrounds and similar viewpoints. When a story is told, the audience takes it for granted that the storyteller values the same things as they do. If the person has different beliefs and values, does ...

(6 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gerbner's Cultivation theory and violence in the media.

fe drama, and with its secure place in living rooms across America, television has become society's storyteller. However, television's depiction of the world differs from reality (Perse, 1994). Crime ...

(5 pages) 157 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Francois-Marie Arouet (Voltaire).

rancois-Marie Arouet, known as Voltaire. In his lifetime, he was a historian, essayist, playwright, storyteller, poet, philosopher, and wealthy businessman.Voltaire was born on November 21, 1694, in P ...

(4 pages) 38 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Title: "Medieval Life Illuminated." This essay analyzes the the Miller's Tale in the Canterbury Tales which reveals medieval attitudes about class and courtly love.

s well as offering a moral to his story: the beguiler will be beguiled back. In his tale, Chaucer's storyteller the Miller reveals the medieval attitude about class, beguiling, and love.The Miller beg ...

(5 pages) 92 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

Using Storytelling in the Classroom as a Form of Teaching

very unique way of teaching. It is nearly the exact opposite of the formal way of education. A good storyteller does not recite cut and dry facts. Instead, the narrator is tasked with creating a capti ...

(4 pages) 99 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Can we experience genuine emotions in response to imagined situations?

f real life events in his so-called "Report Model". This is effectively fiction reported as fact. A storyteller can relate his story on a variety of platforms but he believes that when reading a novel ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Native American Shaman: The Source of Sacred Knowledge

people the shaman is seen as an all-around sacred practitioner, healer, herbalist, doctor, mystic, storyteller, dancer, and singer of songs. Hopefully, the information in this paper will help to elim ... ed practitioner; a mystic, a doctor, an herbalist, a diagnostician, a hunter, a dancer, a singer, a storyteller, an artist and a person of knowledge (Beck et. al, pg.100).        It i ...

(12 pages) 172 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

An expository esssay on the first 3 chapters of 'the Great Gatsby'

rald's novel is his introduction of Nick, and ascertaining Nick's place as the just and trustworthy storyteller. Fitzgerald deliberately creates an element of trust from the start of the novel through ...

(4 pages) 15 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Truth Editorial: How the Media Misleads.

a dull moment on the machine. Round the clock there is a story to be told and there is a compelling storyteller. It is slick, seductive and even entertaining. It is therefore, hardly surprising that t ...

(3 pages) 77 2 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Heaven's Garden

and my Songs,My hopes and fears, and my Truth.For I am a Dreamer of Dreams,And a Singer of Songs.A storyteller; and one who heralds knowledge of the Truth.I planted a seed, and watered it,But the flo ... my Songs, share my Dreams,And tell my Stories.For I am a Dreamer of Dreams,And a Singer of Songs.A storyteller; and one who heralds knowledge of the Truth.This is my sole duty and vow.For until that ...

(2 pages) 81 2 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Wife of Bath

her prologue is longer than her tale and is far and away the longest prologue Chaucer gives to any storyteller (only the Pardoner comes remotely near her for length). For most tales the prologue is u ...

(6 pages) 36 0 3.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Usual Suspects": A Modern Day Odyssey

ger's 1995 film "The Usual Suspects," the fine art of storytelling is utilized in order to give the storyteller power. The narrator, who is appropriately named Verbal, weaves a web of words, drawing h ... ce learn bit-by-bit, like the detective's state of mind. The director of the film himself is also a storyteller, using voiceovers to avoid tedious elements of the plot, which are observable in many mo ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Nov/2004

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

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger. A description of the plot and of the main characters.

The PlotThe story begins when the storyteller ( Holden Coulfiled ) tells us he was kicked out of school, but he is afraid totell his p ... life in an optimistic light.The charactersHolden caulfieldHolden is the main character and also the storyteller.Holden is a 16 years teenager boy who is frustrated because of teenaging.He has a lack o ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Pain Management in Children

age: can recite nursery rhymes; vocabulary of 1500 words; expresses in more complex terms; and good storyteller. Cognition of the school-aged child: mastered logical reasoning; can concentrate; delays ...

(2 pages) 37 1 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

MacKinlay Kantor's "Andersonville".

Benjamin McKinlay Kantor was a self-described storyteller. He used the stories that his relatives told about the Civil War and pioneer families an ...

(11 pages) 27 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American