Characters Essay Topics

The characters of Maggie and Willie

The play Hobson’s choice is set in Salford near Manchester in the north of England, in the 1880s. This scene takes place in the boot shop, which Hobson owns, he has four daughters the eldest is Maggie she pretty much runs the shop as Hobson, since his wife died, has turned into an alcoholic. The… View Article

Interesting characters

Miller also uses many dramatic devices to attain emotional intensity at the beginning of Act Two. The use of short sentences and many pauses allow the audience to speculate about the state of John and Elizabeth’s relationship and wonder why it has turned out this way. Two examples of short lines are ‘I am’ and… View Article

The characters of Mr. Thomas Gradgrind

The purpose of this essay is to describe the characters of Mr. Thomas Gradgrind (Senior) in Hard Times by Charles Dickens, and Mr. Brocklehurst in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronti??. Both are important characters, however Gradgrind is more crucial to the plot of Hard Times than Brocklehurst in Jane Eyre, as he appears only in… View Article

To examine the characters

From the first opening paragraph Watson quotes “working as he did rather for the love of his art than for he acquirement of wealth”. This implies that Sherlock Holmes is a talented detective who looked for cases that would challenge his abilities to the ultimate. Also this quote gives us an insight to how much… View Article

With whom do I have most sympathy?

In America in the 20th century many people from Europe emigrated to the United States of America to escape poverty, religious or political persecution. Some people were so desperate that they entered the United States of America illegally. The lives of Eddie, Beatrice and Catherine were affected when Beatrice’s cousins from Sicily were smuggled into… View Article

Arthur Miller

The theme of morals and guilt is explored by the characterization of ‘John Proctor’. ‘Proctor’ is portrayed as being around the age of thirty and a well-respected farmer in the town’s community. He is described as ‘the kind of man- powerful of body, even-tempered, and not easily led. ‘ From these descriptions, we recognize that… View Article

The Female Characters

In the extract ‘Broken hearted vengeance’ from ‘Great Expectations’, Dickens uses descriptive language to describe Miss Havisham, the main character in the extract from ‘Great Expectations’ words such as “cold and cruel” resembles Miss Havisham, because she is cold-hearted woman that hates all men and thinks they’re all canaille. She is in this condition because… View Article

The characters

Harry Burns: A complete slob and a brooding pessimist with a grim sense of humor. Sally Albright: She’s cheerful, organized, and optimistic. The set-up The two main characters, Harry Burns and Sally Albright, dislike each other immediately. She’s cheerful, organized, and optimistic. He is a complete slob and a brooding pessimist with a grim sense… View Article

Comparison and Contrast of Main Characters

Nora and Tom are the main characters of two plays, the Doll House and the Glass Menagerie respectively. In comparing and contrasting these two characters, it is vital to analyze the plays and to gain and understanding of their personalities and relationships with other people. Nora is the wife of Torvald, and their marriage is… View Article

The movie “The Crucible”

The movie The Crucible was made in 1996, its main characters are John Proctor, Elizabeth Proctor, Abigail Williams, Reverend John Hale, and Judge Danforth. Early in the year 1692, in the small Massachusetts village of Salem, a collection of girls fell ill, falling victim to hallucinations and seizures. New England’s Puritans extreme involvement with religion… View Article

”The Piece of String” by Guy de Maupassant

I. Analysis of Elements A. Characters The story’s two major characters are both considered as a stereotype character. Their roles were easily known as the author clearly discussed their parts and physiognomies in the story. The story’s protagonist is Maître Hauchecome. He was wrongly accused for stealing a pocketbook with five hundred francs and some… View Article

Ateneo Entrance Exam Essay

“I am pretty unextraordinary.” – Hazel Grace Lancaster (The Fault in Our Stars by John Green) This little line from one of my favorite books helped me start my journey of self-discovery. Before, I really did consider myself as someone very unextraordinary. To the world, I’m just an average girl that nobody will ever notice…. View Article

Wind by Ted Hughes analysis

Hughes’s opening line is sculpted in such a way that it gives the reader an abundance of sensations. The poet achieves amazing efficiency in the line “far out at sea all night” in that the reader is exposed to distance, time and environment. The metaphor of the house being “out at sea” projects the image… View Article