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Blue Hotel Steven Crane
700 wordsThe Blue Hotel Steven Crane is not one of the most liked authors in the world. He tends to become to engulfed in the scenery around the action that is taking place rather than the action itself. When watching the movie, cannot experience this description since it is given to them. Details are very important for the readers because if the reader cannot see the same thing that the writer sees then the reader might lose interest in the story. In the story "The Blue Hotel", Crane uses his excellent ...
Cawelti's Western Formula
1,392 wordsA seemingly traditional approach towards the Western frontier is the reason for John Cawelti's assessment from The Six-Gun Mystique. His description of the Western formula being far easier to define than that of the detective story may clearly be a paradigm for many authors, but not particularly for Stephen Crane. The standards Cawelti has set forth for a successful Western is quite minimal by thought, but at the same time relevant. Crane signifies a different perspective to these standards. Cra...
676 wordsStephen Crane's story, "The Open Boat", presents four shipwrecked men trying to perpetuate their survival in their fight against the sea. Crane masters depicting pathos in such a way that the story does not overfill the reader with sentimentality. Heroism also shines through the characters, something which gives a greater understanding of their situation. As the reader follows the story along, she gets a sense that she's in the story, yet, her emotions aren't forced out of her. The "waves were o...
Crane's Writings Of Naturalism
1,517 wordsStephen Crane was a great writer who wrote many great stories about naturalism. Naturalism is when characters in the story are controlled by the forces of nature. One of Crane's greatest writings on naturalism, is the short story, "The Open Boat". In "The Open Boat", the theme of the story is that man has no control over his destinies and that nature controls everything. Naturalist themes prevail in Stephen Crane's, "The Open Boat". Crane is one of the best naturalist writers and has great impor...
War Dispatches Of Stephen Crane New York
1,513 wordsBattles: Physical and Emotional Stephen Crane was one of the most superlative writers. In his short time he wrote several novels including: Maggie, The Blue Hotel, The Open Boat and The Red Badge of Courage. Crane was the first to notify the public that war wasnt a good thing. Crane also was the first to depict the anti-war hero, (the one that war demonstrated that war wasnt always a good thing). Crane dared depict the anti-hero, the one who failed to live up to the image society creates and the...
Crane's Feelings For Elizabeth
994 wordsGRADE 12-CANADIAN LITERATURE BOOK REPORT 1997-98 The book chosen to be read for this assignment is called, "The Honorary Patron". The author of this book is Jack Hodgkins and it consists of three hundred and thirty three pages. The initial setting is in Zurich, with a stopover in Toronto. The main narrative takes place in an unnamed small town in British Colombia near Victoria which is trying to organize a "Pacific Coats Arts Festival as a possible tourist attraction. The organizers have nominat...
845 wordsLooking at literature through a director's critical camera lens is an effective way to view a piece of literature as well as history. Through a visual adaptation of Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Tim Burton takes on the challenging task of effectively entertaining an audience as well as retelling a part of history. Burton tries to recapture Irving's story by combining the physical surroundings of the 18th century with the element of Hollywood. Burton's interpretation works adeq...
Ichabod Crane Sets
720 wordsSpooked American author, short story writer, essayist, poet, travel book writer, biographer, and columnist-WASHINGTON IRVING is best known for "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", in which the schoolmaster Ichabod Crane meets with a headless horseman. Irving was born in New York, April 3, 1783, and died of heart disease, at Sunnyside, his country-seat, on the banks of the Hudson, on November 28, 1859. Despite the decline in his popularity, our national memory is peopled with his creations-Ichabod Cran...
648 wordsStephen Crane was the youngest of fourteen children. His father was a strict Methodist minister, who died in 1880, leaving his devout, strong mother to raise the rest of the family. Crane lasted through preparatory school, but spent less than two years in college, excelling at Syracuse in baseball and partying far more than academics. After leaving school, he went to live in New York, doing freelance writing and working on his first book Maggie, A Girl of the Streets. His times in New York City ...
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