Jeanette Winterson Essays and Term Papers

  • "The Passion" By. Jeanette Winterson

    Henri's lives. "Somewhere between fear and sex. Somewhere between God and the Devil passion is and the way there is sudden and the way back is worse" (Winterson, p.68). Villanelle is a strong independent woman who does not fit into the stereotypical role of women. Her character is not going to integrate male...

    2094 Words | 6 Pages

  • Jeanette Winterson Boating for Beginners

    fiction eschews the straight chronological ordering of realistic material and the use of reliable omniscient intrusive narrator”. In her novel, Jeanette Winterson uses a “method of multiple points of view” and her novel “tends towards a fluid and complex handling of time, involving much cross-reference...

    3918 Words | 10 Pages

  • Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson

    Text typology – Genesis The main function of the text is expressive. The text is an extract from the novel Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson. The author is a writer, journalist and poet, whose breadth of experience comes across in this text. The field of discourse is the narrative...

    835 Words | 3 Pages

  • Alice Walker The Color Purple and Jeanette Winterson Oranges are not the Only Fruit comparing religion in both novels. Celie and Jeanette.

    This essay concentrates on the theme of religion in two Novels. "Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit" is a semi-autobiographical novel by Jeanette Winterson, set in the North of England. "The Color Purple" is an epistolary novel by Alice Walker, set in the deep south of America. The epistolary form used...

    1539 Words | 4 Pages

  • English Literature: Comparing Texts on the Colour Purple by Alice Walker and Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson

    Rites of passage or baptisms of fire are part of the process of growing up. Compare and contrast the ways in Jeannette Winterson and Alice Walker present growing up in the light of this comment. ‘The Colour Purple’ and ‘Oranges are not the Only Fruit’, both novels share strong themes of bildungsroman...

    1853 Words | 5 Pages

  • Jeanette

    College vs. High School In life many things are alike and different. Some say college isn’t a big step from high school but I beg to differ. College and High School are different in many ways. High School more enjoyable than college. High school is the best time of ones life, responsibilities of...

    919 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Life of Jeanette Walls

    The Life of Jeanette Walls The Walls family did not exactly live what you would call an ideal life, but to their family it was as good as it could get. In the book The Glass Castle, the author Jeannette Walls explains her life story. Jeannette, being the main character in the book, lives with her family...

    783 Words | 2 Pages

  • Jeannette Winterson Weight

    In Jeanette Winterson’s novel Weight, the author demonstrates how myths have modern personal relevancies and can encourage each reader to investigate the three main subject matters in their lives; boundaries, freedom, and guilt. The numerous references to walls throughout the novel signify the boundaries...

    1036 Words | 3 Pages

  • Apple iPhone Jeanette

    Apple iPhone Marketing Plan Submitted by: Acain, Jeanette P. Marketing 100-F BSMA – II Submitted to: Perez, Erlinda Basilio Date Submitted: September 29, 2014 Table of Contents Executive Summery 1 Situational Analysis 2 SWOT Analysis 5 Marketing Objectives 6 Marketing...

    1671 Words | 11 Pages

  • Apple IPhone Jeanette

    Apple iPhone Marketing Plan Submitted by: Acain, Jeanette P. Marketing 100-F BSMA – II Submitted to: Perez, Erlinda Basilio Date Submitted: September 29, 2014 Table of Contents Executive Summery 1 Situational Analysis 2 SWOT Analysis 5 Marketing Objectives 6 Marketing...

    1671 Words | 11 Pages

  • Jeanette Gooden Case Study 1

    The components of blood described by Jenkins/ Kemnitz/ Tortora are that whole blood is composed of plasma, a watery liquid that contains dissolved substances, and formed elements, which are cells and cell fragments. Blood is about 45% formed elements and about 55% plasma. Normally more than 99% of the...

    936 Words | 3 Pages

  • "Pride and Prejudice" by Austen and "Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit" by Winterson.

    Are Not the Only Fruit is set in mid twentieth; the first about higher society, the latter about the "lower" working class. Also that Louie wants Jeanette to be a model daughter in their immediate society of the church, and therefore not wanting her to conform with the typical, normal expectations of...

    2738 Words | 8 Pages

  • Bonded by Language: Jeanette Winterson's Written on the Body

    Bonded by Language: Jeanette Winterson's Written on the Body What have I said in Written on the Body? That it is possible to have done with the bricks and mortar of conventional narrative, not as monkey-business or magic, but by building a structure that is bonded by language. (Art Objects 189-190) ...

    8154 Words | 23 Pages

  • Explore the Significance of Metafiction in Jeanette Winterson's Story of the Twelve Dancing Princesses

    through the portrayal of him as the demon. Arguably, the princess finds control and order after the fictional explosion that kills her husband, as Winterson writes in the first person, ‘I rounded them (the herd) up’ - stressing the herd’s obedience to her – contrasting to their disorderly actions to the...

    1033 Words | 3 Pages

  • What is Art? in the context of Jeanette Winterson's "Art Objects" and John Berger's "The Pocket"

    transformation ". I agree, except that I would say that art itself is the vehicle of transformation. As both Jonathan Berger in The Shape of a Pocket and Jeanette Winterson in Art Objects argue, art takes us to places that we never knew existed and alter out minds in ways that nothing else can. In this way, it is...

    792 Words | 2 Pages

  • Title Symbolises Homosexuality in Allan Hollinghurst's "The Swimming-Pool Library" and Jeanette Winterson's "Oranges are not the only Fruit"

    Allan Hollinghurst's "The Swimming-Pool Library" and Jeanette Winterson's novel "Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit" has a lot in common from a homosexual point-of-view. The two titles have symbolic meaning through the books, although they represent opposite views on homosexuality: Hollinghurst's gay Winterson's...

    1886 Words | 5 Pages

  • Oranges are not the only fruit - Setting and characterization of Jeanette and relationship with her mother and Elsie Norrik

    in the way Jeanette feels like living there.   Characterization: The main characters are Jeanette, her mother, Elsie Norris, pastor Spratt and her father.   Jeanette: Jeanette is the narrator of the novel. She retells her life from when she is seven years old to an unspecified age. Jeanette is a very...

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  • Describe the Character Briefly and Discuss the Possible Symbols Throughout the Novel Which Connect to the Character

    Jeanette, the single named narrator of the novel has lived for a long time with her mother and her father. Her mother is forceful woman who often seeks out conflict and who never sees the world with mixed feelings. For Jeanette's mother, the world contains enemies (the Devil, "Next Door," slugs, and...

    3693 Words | 10 Pages

  • 'Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit' Chapter Analysis - Genesis and Exodus

    Israel. Similarly, Winterson's chapter also tells of Jeanette's beginnings, describing Jeanette, her placement in her family, and her family life. There are a lot of religious references in this chapter. Winterson describes Jeanette's adoption with imagery and language from the New Testament. Jeanette's...

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  • Allegory in 'Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit'

    “rebels” wait to storm the palace, showing a revolt against conformity. This story could relate to the events and feelings that are beginning to shape Jeanette within the main plot. The stale, passive “elect” represent the life she has led for many years within the church, protected by her beliefs and the...

    1396 Words | 4 Pages