Term Papers on Book Reports
With Which Literary Character Do You Most Readily Identify? Why?: Alexei In Dostoevsky's "The Gambler"
Number of words: 858 - Number of pages: 4
.... to what his society deemed
proper. He disagreed with the social hierarchy of Russia and paid the
penalty. He may have paid a penalty for standing by what he thought was
right, but he knew inside that he was doing the right thing. However, he
did not receive any joy from this realization. He was relatively
miserable his whole life. He turned to Gambling to punish himself. This
is a man who, when he had a chance to be with the woman he had loved for
years, ruined it by going to the casino and gambling. He thought that it
would prove to her that he loved her .....
Parable Of The Sower - Communi
Number of words: 628 - Number of pages: 3
.... on each other. [They’re] not very social, [they] mind their own business” (p 31).
One apparent aspect of the ritual of banning together against catastrophes is that it not only draws the group together physically, but it also has a tendency to bond them emotionally. A community joins together when there is a threat to disrupt the peace and comfort that a group setting provides.
The adult men and women put the fire out with garden hoses, shovels, wet towels and blankets… Kids [Lauren’s] age helped out where [they] were needed and put out .....
Cold Blood: Myrt
Number of words: 882 - Number of pages: 4
.... to slam the door in your face.” That statement can be
taken two different ways: (1). how the town treated her when she gave them
their mail, or (2) the neighbors were untrustworthy and false. Myrt’s
attitude towards her neighbors makes the reader think she is envious and
Holcomb did show a friendly side. The town seemed to act more like
friends that did for each other than friends that just associate with each
other. “Any one who has been sick and had Mrs. Ashida walk nobody can
calculate how many miles to bring them some of the wonderful sou .....
Sanity For Independence
Number of words: 1578 - Number of pages: 6
.... He tells her there is “no reason” why she feels the way she does; she should get rid of those “silly fantasies.” In saying this to her, he is treating her like a child who does not really know how she feels, thus making her doubt herself. When she tries to tell him what she needs, she is completely shut out and ignored. “I sometimes fancy that in my condition if I had less opposition and more society and stimulus—but John says the very worst thing I can do is to think about my condition, and I confess it always makes me feel .....
Madame Bovary: The Theme Of Fantasy
Number of words: 217 - Number of pages: 1
.... She was blind to the world around her,
she longed for the romantic fantasy life she had dreamed about since she
was a child. She found her life dull and unfullfilling and was constantly
trying to change reality.
Emma wanted a dreamlover. She wanted a man to fullfill all her
fantasys, a man to rescue her from the life she was living and to take her
into her fantasy world. Emma went through many lovers, searching for the
one love that would last always. She wanted to live through her dreams,
never realizing that she would never find her dreamlover. Emma died
because she would not step out of her .....
Number of words: 446 - Number of pages: 2
.... and the result of his evil intentions. Though he may be equally guilty of sin, he can still make others repent. His only concern is that, realizing their sinfulness; they give him money to benefit from his pardons. All the money he gets he seems to regard as his own, he does not care if he takes from very poor people, so that their children starve, so long as he can enjoy himself. tells the tale of three young men drinking at an inn. After a coffin passes by the inn, the three learn that the dead person was a friend of theirs, killed by somebody named D .....
Surfacing: A Summary
Number of words: 625 - Number of pages: 3
.... as though she belonged. She describes the feeling like “being socially retarded” and states that it is comparable to “being mentally retarded, it arouses in others disgust and pity and the desire to torment and reform” (69). The relationships she forges later on will be greatly influenced by these images of youth.
The narrator’s first relationship with a man turns out to very detrimental to her well being. The man is married and unavailable yet she describes her feelings for him as “unique, the first, that’s where [she] learned.” (150). She goes on to say t .....
Rasin In The Sun Two Influence
Number of words: 315 - Number of pages: 2
.... comparing the norm
of the time to his actions and what he compares others too. such as when he says " Look honey, we're going to the theater-we're not going to be in it...so go change, huh? " (80) He likes to toil too though, such as when he calls Walter prometheus as they walk out the door to the theater. (86) Also another example of Asagai's return to his youth was when he had the conversation with Beneatha after her brother had lost the remaining of their father's money. His theory on the matter, saying that the money basically should not have been relie .....