• Shane
    In the book Shane by Jack Schaefer, a strange man enters the lives of a family and changes them forever. The book was written in the mid 1900’s and gives readers an outlook on early American culture as the west was settled. Throughout the book, different confrontations take place as the character...
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  • Essay on the Story Shane
    The 1949 novel Shane by Jack Schaefer, is the story of a cowboy, who rode into a small town in Wyoming in the summer of ’89 by the name of Shane. Little did the people of that town know that Shane would soon change all of their lives forever. In this western novel, Shane represents the character...
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  • Shane
    In the story, Shane, by Jack Schaefer, the character of Shane is mysterious, kind, and hard working. Shane was a very mysterious person from the first day he arrived at the Starrett’s home and displayed this through his personality and appearance. Shane also displayed kindness not long...
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  • Shane Reaction Notes
    SHANE: REACTION NOTES Shane is a movie about a group of small town farmers who are being picked on by some cowboys. Then Shane mysteriously comes into view and tries to do the right thing by helping the farmers. Jack Schaefer wrote the script and the film was produced by George Stevens. Param...
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  • Shane as a Hero
    “He was the man who rode into our little valley out of the heart of the great glowing West and when his work was done rode back whence he had come and he was Shane.” He was a murderer, that’s what he thought. Thus, he left. But the community found another definition for his mysterious departur...
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  • Summery and Review of Shane
    The timeless story of Shane will always be remembered as a classic story on text and on film. The novel Shane was written by Jack Schaefer in 1949. In 1953, the novel was turned into a movie, directed by George Stevens. The film adaptation of this movie has been regarded as one of the best films...
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  • Shane: Chapter 8 Passage Analysis
    Passage Analysis In his intense novel Shane, Jack Schaefer surprises readers by introducing a subplot that revolves around the romantic feelings between the two characters, Shane and Marian. In chapter eight of the novel, Schaefer allows the chemistry to surface in an interaction that develops t...
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  • Shane 1953
    Karina J. Arnold Personal Essay #3 Shane (1953) Have you ever felt so strong about something that you are willing to fight for the cause? Have you ever felt like you’re the little guy in a losing battle? Have you ever struggled to make a living and then have your lively hood threatened? In t...
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  • Shane
    SHANE Shane that was the most successful Western film of the 1950s was produced and directed by George Stevens from a screenplay by A. B. Guthrie, Jr. Its screenplay was based on Jack Schaefer's successful 1949 book of the same name. Alan Ladd stars as Shane, a mysterious drifter whose pa...
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