SEARCH RESULTS

YOU WERE LOOKING FOR :Protagonists Twain Austen and Potok

Essays 1 - 30

Protagonists: Twain, Austen, and Potok

journey with a runaway slave and ultimately finds his way back to civilization and a home. Offering a very simple and adventurous ...

Protagonists

he has not really learned a great deal, except to perhaps further solidify his lack of desire to be civilized. In reading this sto...

Journey to Self-Awareness in Emma, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and My Name is Asher Lev

her better judgment, but she was initially dismissive. Emma prefers living through others instead of living for herself, and her ...

Huck, Emma & Asher Lev/Misfits

expected of young women in British society during this era. In Potoks novel, Asher Lev is a twentieth century boy raised in the Ha...

Meeting the Protagonists

main point of the journeys) can be summarized as follows: Huckleberry Finn and his friend Jim, an escaped slave, start down the Mi...

General Tilney in Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey

we are talking of a coming of age story it is appropriate that this character serves as a foil for the young lady in question. The...

Chaim Potok's The Chosen

we meet the main characters, Reuven Malter and Danny Saunders, two boys with similar backgrounds who meet at a baseball game. Dan...

Chapter Overview of Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn

of Hucks and Huck and Tom are often compared and contrasted. While Huck is intelligent and introspective, Tom is adventurous and ...

Analysis of the Protagonist in Lady Susan by Jane Austen

mother, Lady de Courcy, reveals, this woman is no shrinking violet (Knuth 215). Lady Susan uses her feminine wiles whenever the m...

Huck Finn and Pudd'nhead Wilson, issues of Racism

This research paper offers a detailed analysis of Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson...

A Comparison of Two Literary Protagonists

This paper compares and contrasts two adolescent protagonists, Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn and J.D. Salinger's character Holden ...

Analyzing Huck Finn

racist and a whole host of other uncomplimentary terms; however, it has been -- and continues to be -- instrumental in describing ...

Societal Expectations, Twain, Krakauer

This essay considers Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild and Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn and asserts that both protagonists were societ...

Unique Elements of Twain's Protagonists

This paper analyzes various works by Mark Twain and emphasizes his ability to create characters who seem to view the world in an i...

“The Private History of a Campaign That Failed”

History of a Campaign That Failed" with a recounting of his interactions with another young man that was about the same age that h...

Realists: Mark Twain and Henry James

and he used to fetch him down town sometimes and lay for a bet" (Twain). Smiley was a character who would trick others and come ou...

Asher Lev's Journey and the Ideology of James Hillman

In six pages Chaim Potok's Asher Lev character is applied to an examination of the ideology of James Hillman with religion and chi...

American Religious Tradition Experiences

In ten pages the various experiences involved in the American religious condition are examined in a consideration of the firsthand...

The Chosen by Chaim Potok and Religious Pluralism

In five pages this paper discusses religious pluralism within the context of Potok's novel and the religious patterns featured in ...

David Lurie in In the Beginning by Potok

David was well aware of his shortcomings in the eyes of the robustly healthy bullies. His own frail health prevented him from tak...

An Evaluation of The Chosen

Potok's well known novel is discussed. This work evaluates a Jewish community and the lives of teens are discussed in the context ...

Chaim Potok's "Wanderings" - Classical and Modern Paganism

then, was something of a departure, venturing into historical territory. However, Potok carefully planned the work for a period of...

Jewish Culture & Asher Lev

of four, Ashers mother encouraged him to make "pretty pictures," but Ashers father, even a this young age, saw the conflict betwee...

Sense and Sensibility/Novel v. Film

mother, Elinor and Marianne (who are both young women) and younger sister Margaret, by beginning with the death of Henry Dashwood,...

Austen and Trollope/A Comparison

A 5 page comparison between Jane Austen's Emma and in Anthony Trollope's Can You Forgive Her? The writer argues that each novel il...

'Aeneid' and 'The Odyssey' Number Three

In four pages this paper examines evaluates the acceptability of the protagonists' actions in these classic literary works by Virg...

Chaim Potok's 2 Worlds

In eleven pages this paper examines the Orthodox Judaism conflicts of Chaim Potok in an overview of his receptiveness to the new i...

Huck Finn is Not a Racist Book

and wrong the past was, as he also introduces what were still subversive ideas concerning race. For example, take the way that Chr...

Technology in The Writings of Mark Twain

This paper examines Twain's perspectives on technology as seen in both his writing and his life. The author uses examples from th...

An Analysis of Twain's, The Story of the Bad Little Boy

This paper analyzes thematic elements of the short story, The Story of the Bad Little Boy by Mark Twain. The author compares this ...