Essays Tagged: "Vianne"

The Parrallels of Chocolat and Somethings That Stay.

ound because Tamara's dad was a painter and moved around to find a new landscape to paint and sell. Vianne and Anouk moved around because of the need to when the wind blew like her mother did. The fat ... and Tamara was made fun of because her mother was sick. The families were both very unconventional. Vianne was a single mom in the 1950's which was unheard of. Tamara's family spoke openly about the f ...

(4 pages) 29 1 2.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


rrator and the young girl's character to a more advanced degree. In the extract, we first encounter Vianne with her daughter Anouk as they brave the harsh wind and settle into the new village. "We cam ... exotic wind, a rather unusual one for February. To some extent, the wind presents the characters of Vianne and Anouk as they are independent and wild, the same as the wind that brought in the carnival ...

(3 pages) 45 1 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Texts across time have portrayed women in terms of a dichotomy between "good" and "bad", but to what extent are the composers of the texts you have studied ambivalent towards their female characters?

lumpish and brutish" over the years to protect herself from mental attacks. Similarly, in Chocolat, Vianne Rocher, with her illegitimate daughter Anouk, is shunned by the virtuous members of the commu ... bers of the community, who dislike her nomadic habits. The novel tells a great deal of backstory on Vianne's childhood, and points out that she is constantly haunted by her mother, a cancer victim, an ...

(8 pages) 22 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Chocolate" - Compare the book to the movie

writing a novel based around the theme of chocolate.The story is narrated by two of the characters. Vianne Rocher a stranger in the town and Pere Francis Reynaud town Mayor/Catholic Priest the both gi ... e both give their own version of events as they unfold.The novel and the film describe the stranger Vianne Rocher and her six year old daughter Anouk arrival in the village of Lansquent with the north ...

(5 pages) 27 0 4.7 Oct/2006

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

Film Review - Chocolat

a solid lesson the director wishes to convey. In the movie Chocolat (directed by Lasse Hallstorm), Vianne challenges the idea that the tradition, status and their associated moral values do not make ... n, status and their associated moral values do not make a person morally right.The story introduces Vianne Rocher, a travelling single mother who, with her six year old daughter, has the nerve to open ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Tess of the Durbervilles and Chocolat

n inegalitarian societies is directly correlated with the power these two classes hold.In Chocolat, Vianne represents the changing role of women within a male dominated society. Possessing an educatio ... within a male dominated society. Possessing an education and a stable job that other citizens lack, Vianne does not fit into the folk culture of the conforming society of the village. At that time, Ha ...

(5 pages) 14 0 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Gender Roles in Chocolat and The Hunger Games

howing that neither gender is restricted to society's views on how they should act.Chocolat follows Vianne, a woman sticking to her ancestry and living a semi-nomadic life with her daughter born out o ... ing to her ancestry and living a semi-nomadic life with her daughter born out of wedlock, Anouk. As Vianne arrives in a small French village, she finds a very old fashioned populace, anxious to mainta ...

(8 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study