Essays Tagged: "two novels"

Childhood Experience

can express their own childhood inside the stories they created, in a lively and realistic way. The two novels To Kill a Mockingbird and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer have a very similar characteristic ... om those experiences. This characteristic, however, has given me a big revelation after reading the two novels. The novels show that the childhood experience of a person has a great positive influence ...

(6 pages) 574 4 4.4 May/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A Compare and Contrast Essay Between Anthen & A Handmaids Tale

The two novels, The Handmaid's Tale and Anthem, are both haunting, first person tales of personal hardsh ... led society. In this essay I will point out many important similarities and differences between the two books, mainly the setting and the similarities between the two societies in which the stories ta ... ortant differences between the main characters.To start I would like to compare the settings of the two books. In Anthem the story takes place sometime in the future after some catastrophic event. App ...

(3 pages) 97 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Herman Melville

is voyage turned out to be his most important experience, and provided the background for his first two novels, Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life and its sequel, Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the ... rrative of Adventures in the South Sea (Kalasky 324). Immediate success came to Melville from these two adventure novels. In 1847, Melville married Elizabeth Shaw and had four children with her, three ...

(5 pages) 133 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison of "Catcher In The Rye" by Salinger And "The Adventures of Huck Finn" by Mark Twain

The forthcoming of American literature proposes two distinct Realistic novels portraying characters which are tested with a plethora of adventures. ... alistic novels portraying characters which are tested with a plethora of adventures. In this essay, two great American novels are compared: The Adventures of Huck Finn by Mark Twain and The Catcher In ... eld, who travels from Pencey Prep to New York City struggling with his own neurotic problems. These two novels can be compared using the Cosmogonic Cycle with both literal and symbolic interpretations ...

(5 pages) 119 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

How the main characters from "Crime and Punishment" Fyodor Dostoyevsky and "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" by Alexander Solzhenitsyn. Cope differently to each of their own sufferings.

in a prison camp, whereas in Crime and Punishment takes place in society. During the course of the two novels, it becomes quite apparent to the reader that some characters have a reason that helps th ... used as a distraction from thinking about his pains, problems and family.Physical labour was one of two elements of Shukov's life that help him survive. 'And now Shukov and the other masons felt the c ...

(6 pages) 65 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Strong Women, Strong Values. Refers to Elisabeth in Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" and Marian in Margaret Atwood's "The Edible Woman "

forming the value and attitudes of the population. Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Margaret Atwood's The Edible Woman are two novels which exemplify the negative effects of society's influence. ... ards society. After a series of events both Darcy and Elizabeth fall in love for real. However, the two are still not free to be together. Lady Catherine de Bourgh, who represents high society, soon p ...

(6 pages) 126 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Oppression. Many symbolic similarities in "Master Harold...and the boys and the boys" by Athol Fugard, and "Like Water for Chocolate" by Laura Esquivel

In the two novels, Master Harold...and the boys and the boys, and Like Water forChocolate, there are many s ... where he liveswhite people have certain rights over black people. Hally owns a cafe and he has got twoblack men working for him, one of which is Sam. Hally walks in one morning and findsWillie and Sa ... r. 'But if you really want Pedro to get married, allow me to suggest mydaughter Rosaura, who's just two years older than Tits. She is one hundred percentavailable, and ready for marriage' (13). Not on ...

(5 pages) 81 0 5.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Flannery O'Connor: Comparison Between Three Short Stories and The Meaning of Nature and Grace

lledgeville, Georgia on August 3, 1964. In these 39 years, she contributed a brief, powerful canon (two novels, thirty-two short stories, plus reviews and commentaries) that is still studied, and O'Co ... n earth. In other words, her stories are constructed so that the rising "action of conflict between two characters" will either "converge or collide at the climax of the story" (Harbour, p. 187).The u ...

(18 pages) 362 0 4.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Human Interaction in Charles Percy Snow's Novels (C.P. Snow)

s a sequence of ten novels that follows the life of Eliot Lewis, the narrator of all the books. The two novels that are included in the 'Strangers and Brothers' series that are the best representation ... led interaction.'On the first it is a delicate, psychological probing into the relationship between two brothers; on the other it dramatizes the moral dilemma created in many men's minds by the invent ...

(12 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Comparison of themes in "McBeth" by William Shakespeare and "The Last Safe Place on Earth" by Richard Peck

The two stories, Macbeth, by William Shakespeare and The Last Safe Place on Earth, by Richard Peck are b ... ypical Shakespearian tragedy steeped with death, betrayal, heroes, and villains. In comparing these two novels, three distinct aspects are discovered. The first, the theme of appearances can be deceiv ... Laurel Kellerman. The second comparison relates to the stubborn personality traits observed in the two novel's characters Macbeth and Laurel. The third comparison reveals the presence of evil in both ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.7 Dec/2002

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

This is an essay with a comparison of Animal Farm to 1984.

in this essay, are: control, isolation, and rebellion. The governing powers in each society of the two novels use control and isolation as tools for suppressing rebellion to ensure their reign of the ...

(5 pages) 113 2 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Contrasting Conflict in Things Fall Apart and Heart of Darkness

t and Heart of DarknessHeart of Darkness by Josef Conrad and Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe are two novels that are written to make a statement. Both are meant to stir the emotions of the reader, ... depict European imperialism in the African Congo in the 1800s. The obvious distinction between the two is that Heart of Darkness tells a tale from the European point of view while Things Fall Apart t ...

(3 pages) 110 0 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An essay analysing the theme of outsider in 'To Kill A Mockingbird' by Harper Lee and 'Silas Marner' by George Elliot

ee, and 'To Kill A Mockingbird', written by George Eliot. Many other similarities exist between the two novels as well. Both novels are written by women in a time were oppression, segregation and prej ... the end becomes accepted into the remote community they found themselves in. Both outsiders in the two novels are also male. Both novels are also set 30 years prior to writing giving the author hinds ...

(12 pages) 102 1 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Achebe's "An Image of Africa : Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness"

gion and culture. Other opinions from critical readings will also be included and referenced to the two novels ( Things Fall Apart & Heart of Darkness ).Achebe felt that Conrad's Heart of Darkness ... ng that which they are not familiar with troublesome and hard to understand. So when one weighs the two different descriptions from Things Fall Apart and Heart of Darkness up it can be seen that certa ...

(12 pages) 253 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Pride and Prejudice" by Austen and "Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit" by Winterson.

y; and both mothers oppose their daughters' heroic feminism. There are of course differences in the two novels as well, the most obvious being the settings and the periods. Pride and Prejudice is set ... hem with consideration these twenty years at least."The purposes and the social surroundings of the two mother characters during the two novels therefore differ significantly. Louie lives in a society ...

(11 pages) 48 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

"Cannery Rowby"by John Steinbeck.

York, where he did manual labor and worked as a journalist. While he was there, he wrote his first two novels, which were unsuccessful. However, Steinbeck was considered one of the great American nov ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

F.S. Fitzgeral "The Great Gatsby".

at age 23 to "The Sensible Thing" at age 28, Fitzgerald published fourteen short stories, one play, two collections of short stories, and two novels. His first novel, This Side of Paradise, made Fitzg ... uished cousin who authored the National Anthem. The stature of his namesake was brought home to him two years before Fitzgerald began writing The Great Gatsby when President Warren G. Harding dedicate ...

(29 pages) 245 2 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte and "Vanity Fair" by William Makepiece Thackery.

ords(times new roman double spaced extended!)Comparative essay between Jane Eyre and Vanity FairThe two novels Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë and Vanity Fair by W.M. Thackery are two characteristi ... distinctly the opposites of each other, even though they come from nearly the same background. The two heroines show the same type of fiery mettle and backbone, but do not express their convictions a ...

(10 pages) 42 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Advantages and Disadvantages of being an Outcast in John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath" and in "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

les, this exilation also provides time to grasp the importance of the simplistic beauty of life.The two novels contain different circumstances in terms of plot. The Grapes of Wrath presents the Joads, ...

(7 pages) 28 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Comparison between "Lord of the flies" and "Catcher in the rye".

Comparison EssayThe two books that I am comparing are The Catcher in the Rye, and Lord of the Flies. The two books are v ... in the Lord of the Flies, many characters assume different roles. But the main argument between the two novels is that Holden has a dream job of being the catcher in the rye. The catcher in the rye sy ... or will everyone eventually lose their innocence?In the Lord of the Flies, Ralph and Piggy are the two main characters trying to keep innocence on the island by trying to restore a democratic island. ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American