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  • Character Analysis

    Character Analysis

    In his story, Crime and Punishment, Dostoevsky explores the moralities of two very different criminal minds. They are of the protagonist, Raskolnikov, and one of the antagonists, Svidrigailov. Both of these men commit very heinous crimes, but it is their thoughts about these incidents on which Dostoevsky focuses. Raskolnikov is the main character of the novel. We are not only able to see how and why he commits the murder, but also, his preparation.

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    Essay Length: 429 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • Mildred Pierce Summary, Character Analysis, and Opinion

    Mildred Pierce Summary, Character Analysis, and Opinion

    Summary: Mildred Pierce, by James M. Cain, begins in pre-Depression California, and ends during World War II times, also in California. The main character, Mildred Pierce, is a very attractive housewife of 29, raising two daughters, Ray and Veda. Although Mildred loves both her daughters, Veda is a particular obsession with Mildred. She constantly slaves away throughout the novel to do whatever she can to make Veda happy, despite the constant abuse and deception Veda

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    Essay Length: 1,429 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Vika
  • Fight Club Character Analysis

    Fight Club Character Analysis

    For the following analysis, I will be discussing the movie Fight Club’s two main characters. They are “Jack” played by Edward Norton, and Tyler Durden played by Brad Pitt. However the twist to the movie turns out that Jack and Tyler are the same person and Tyler is Jack’s real name. Tyler the character is everything that Jack the character is not. The story narration is provided by the protagonist of “Fight Club,” “Jack.”

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    Submitted: May 2, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Sula Character Analysis

    Sula Character Analysis

    A symbiotic relationship is a cooperative, mutually beneficial relationship between two people or groups. All living beings, weather you are the president of the United States or a homeless person living in a shelter, depend on symbiotic relationships to live a healthy and productive life. However, sometimes these persons can become greedy and decide to take more of the relationship than what they are putting in it. When this occurs, the relationship takes on parasitic

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    Submitted: May 9, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Character Analysis: Bess

    Character Analysis: Bess

    "Sacrificing your life for the happiness of the one you love is by far, the truest type of love." is the quote that best describes the hunting emotions the narrative poem The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes leaves carved into the reader's mind. These emotions are transmitted through the actions of the poem's main character and the highwayman's love, Bess. But what makes her one of the most unforgettably romantic characters in English literature? Although not

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    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: Angelica
  • Character Analysis: Gene Forrester

    Character Analysis: Gene Forrester

    Gene Forrester is the narrator in the novel “A Separate Peace.” He began by looking back to his high school years, contemplating all the memories, the good and bad, he shared with his classmates and friends, especially his best friend, Finny. Gene shows many different sides in his personality through the dramatic situations he goes through. He shows through as a loyal, intelligent young man, struggling through adolescence, and then turns to a jealous, unconventional

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    Essay Length: 614 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 23, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Character Analysis on Jing-Mei in “two Kinds”

    Character Analysis on Jing-Mei in “two Kinds”

    “Two Kinds,” by Amy Tan is a story in which a Chinese mother believes that her daughter can do anything in the United States as long as she puts her mind to it and decides to push her daughter, Jing-Mei, into being a prodigy. Unfortuantely, Jing-Mei and her mother do not share the same views on things. Jing-Mei wants to establish her own identity apart from her mother and feels that she can be successful

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    Essay Length: 594 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 26, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Character Analysis from Uncle Tom’s Cabin

    Character Analysis from Uncle Tom’s Cabin

    Probably the most complex female character in the novel, Ophelia deserves special attention from the reader because she is treated as a surrogate for Stowe's intended audience. It’s as if Stowe conceived an imaginary picture of her intended reader, then brought that reader into the book as a character. Ophelia embodies what Stowe considered a widespread Northern problem; the white person who opposes slavery on a theoretical level but feels racial prejudice and hatred in

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    Essay Length: 264 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 30, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Character Analysis of Medea

    Character Analysis of Medea

    Character Analysis of Medea Medea was a devotee of the goddess Hecate, and one of the great sorceresses of the ancient world. She was the daughter of King Aeetes of Colchis, and the granddaughter of Helios, the sun god. King Aeetes’ most valuable possession was a golden ram’s fleece. When Jason and the crew of the Argo arrived at Colchis seeking the Golden Fleece, Aeetes was unwilling to relinquish it and set Jason a

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    Essay Length: 891 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: June 1, 2010 By: Edward
  • Comparative Character Analysis of Classical Vs. Modern Tragic Protagonists

    Comparative Character Analysis of Classical Vs. Modern Tragic Protagonists

    Comparative Character Analysis of Classical Vs. Modern Tragic Protagonists. A hero/ heroine is described as the principal male/ female character in a literary or dramatic work or the central figure in an event, period, or movement. The classic tragic hero was defined by Aristotle in the fourth century as, “someone who is highly renowned and prosperous” (LATWP, 639), suggesting that there is a “natural right ordering and proportion of traits within the human being that

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    Submitted: June 11, 2010 By: Jon
  • Character Analysis of Oedipus the King

    Character Analysis of Oedipus the King

    Character Analysis of Oedipus the King You pray to the gods? Let me grant your prayers. This quote helps to describe the overall description of Oedipus character in Oedipus the King written by Sophocles. Throughout Oedipus the King the ideas and themes of fate, irony, and reason reoccur numerous times. Oedipus believes in fate but he believes more in his own abilities and actions to determine his future. Irony is evident in many forms such

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    Submitted: July 13, 2010 By: Andrey
  • Jay Gatsby Chapter 6 Character Analysis

    Jay Gatsby Chapter 6 Character Analysis

    JAY GATSBY ANALYSIS – CHAPTER VI In chapter six of The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby's "notoriety" is made clear through the revealing of his misconstrued and self-made past (97). Nick Carraway describes the background of the novel's mysterious protagonist, primitively James Gatz, as originating from "shiftless and unsuccessful farm people" which is contradictory to his previous assertion that his family was extremely wealthy but unfortunately dead, forcing the reader to acknowledge his never ending battle

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    Submitted: February 23, 2014 By: ashleymcginnis
  • Looking at the Girl’s Side: Character Analysis of Jig in Hills like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway

    Looking at the Girl’s Side: Character Analysis of Jig in Hills like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway

    Looking at the Girl’s Side: Character Analysis of Jig in Hills like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway “Hills like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway is about a girl who finds herself in a situation where she has to choose between keeping her baby and having an abortion. Having the operation means she can keep her current lifestyle where she travels around Europe and tries new things with her partner, who clearly wants her to have

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    Submitted: July 6, 2016 By: Kristelle Olesco
  • Kira Character Analysis - Story of Messenger

    Kira Character Analysis - Story of Messenger

    The whole story of Messenger and the Gathring blue are very close.First, the Messenger's story takes place after the Gathring of blue.This feature is illustrated by background stories and overlapping characters.In social form both are, by and large, dystopian, although Gathring blue is a centralised government, and Messenger is parliamentary.In the background, the heroine in Gathring blue becomes an important story line for the bearer.And the village among the Messengers is in the forest where

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    Submitted: September 3, 2018 By: lyq1658407011
  • Write an Analysis of the Opening Chapter of Lord of the Flies. How Effective Is It at Introducing the Characters, Concerns and Language of the Novel?

    Write an Analysis of the Opening Chapter of Lord of the Flies. How Effective Is It at Introducing the Characters, Concerns and Language of the Novel?

    Write an analysis of the opening chapter of Lord of the Flies. How effective is it at introducing the characters, concerns and language of the novel? The first chapter of the novel, The Lord of the Flies, by William Golding is effective in establishing the characters, concerns and language for the remainder of the book, as well as introducing the main themes of the novel; that the problems in society are related to the sinful

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Artur
  • An Analysis of Piggy and Jack's Temperament from Lord of the Flies

    An Analysis of Piggy and Jack's Temperament from Lord of the Flies

    Micah Ms. Simmons LAL 1 H 22 December, 2005 An Analysis of Piggy and Jack’s Temperament from Lord of the Flies In the novel, Lord of the Flies, William Golding created an island, which represented a microcosm of the world. The characters in the book had unique and different personalities to simulate the real world. Every kid on the island was different. Each character fell under the artisan, rational, idealist, or guardian temperament. The characters

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Mike
  • Character Study of Piggy from Lord of the Flies

    Character Study of Piggy from Lord of the Flies

    In William Golding's Lord of the Flies, some English boys find themselves on an island because their plane was shot down during World War II. When the boys first land Piggy and Ralph emerge from the woods and gather the rest of the boys that are still alive. Piggy plays a very important role in this book as an advisor to Ralph. Piggy is very weak physically, but he makes up for it with his

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    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Mike
  • Critical Analysis of Lord of the Flies (first Few Chapters)

    Critical Analysis of Lord of the Flies (first Few Chapters)

    Lord of the Flies Critical Analysis (only the first half) From the beginning of Lord of the Flies by William Golding up until the very last punctuation mark, it is instinctively known that this is one of the very best reads you will ever encounter in your lifetime. This beautifully written piece of work is about a group of British boys whose plane was shot down and the “passenger tube” was released so it

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    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Mike
  • Lord of the Flies: Ralph’s Anguish

    Lord of the Flies: Ralph’s Anguish

    The Lord of the Flies: Ralph’s Anguish One can not help but wonder which character in the novel, The Lord of the Flies, suffers the most. The author, William Golding, provides the reader with many characters which may lead to a possible solution. However, there is only one character that can fully embody the meaning of suffering, this character is Ralph. Ralph’s suffering can be observed in three incidents from the novel. First, Ralph is

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    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Bred
  • Lord of the Flies Analysis

    Lord of the Flies Analysis

    CHAPTER 8 : Lord of the Flies As time goes on we see how the boys are breaking up. They are no longer united but dispersed. In this chapter we are able to see how Jack has virtually and eternally departed from Ralph’s domain. They boys have clearly divided into two groups. Here Golding employs a sort of political perspective of the situation where two governments are running side by side with each other. This

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    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Kevin
  • The Leadership of Jack and Ralph in Lord of the Flies

    The Leadership of Jack and Ralph in Lord of the Flies

    The Leadership of Jack and Ralph in Lord of the Flies Throughout the novel Lord of the Flies, Ralph tries his best to create a society based on survival. As time progresses, it is clear that Jack's feelings are towards living life and having fun. Jack's society eventually leads to corruption, killing innocent people, while Ralph's prevails as the boys are rescued. Ralph uses a repetition of hope towards being saved while Jack's technique with

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    Submitted: May 22, 2010 By: Edward
  • Power and Abusive Power Is Seen in Lord of the Flies Through Ralph, Piggy, Jack and Simon

    Power and Abusive Power Is Seen in Lord of the Flies Through Ralph, Piggy, Jack and Simon

    Power and abusive power is seen in Lord of the Flies through Ralph, Piggy, Jack and Simon. Ralph uses his power abusively and positively. In Lord of the Flies Ralph is the voted leader because he has power over the conch. Ralph uses his power by making all the decisions and trying to keep everyone in line and set rules, so nobody gets hurt or lost. He abuses his power by letting the other kids

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    Submitted: June 13, 2010 By: Top
  • Analysis of Hamlet's Emotional Character

    Analysis of Hamlet's Emotional Character

    Disillusionment. Depression. Despair. These are the burning emotions churning in young Hamlet's soul as he attempts to come to terms with his father's death and his mother's incestuous, illicit marriage. While Hamlet tries to pick up the pieces of his shattered idealism, he consciously embarks on a quest to seek the truth hidden in Elsinore; this, in stark contrast to Claudius' fervent attempts to obscure the truth of murder. Deception versus truth; illusion versus reality.

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    Submitted: December 11, 2008 By: Fatih
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies Imagine yourself lost on an island with three other people you barely even know. In are eyes this is a scary feeling when all think about ever seening yourself in a situation like this. While unfortunely this can happen not to us but to somebody else. In the book Lord of the Flies by William Golding are numbers of boys who are under twelve years old stuck on an island

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Max
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    In his first novel, William Golding used a group of boys stranded on a tropical island to illustrate the malicious nature of mankind. Lord of the Flies dealt with changes that the boys underwent as they gradually adapted to the isolated freedom from society. Three main characters depicted different effects on certain individuals under those circumstances. Jack Merridew began as the arrogant and self-righteous leader of a choir. The freedom of the island allowed him

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: David

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