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More often I feel like the prodigal
son (the lost son, in Dutch) because things don't quite work out the way you hope.
Three basic threads run through Kingsolver's new novel, Prodigal
I begin by examining thoroughly the similarities in plot and structure between the parable of the prodigal
son and The Merchant of Venice in order to establish the parable as an important component in Shakespeare's conception of the play and to provide sufficient background for the analysis that follows.
Beginning with an overview of the history and functions of the prodigal
stage drunkard, Proehl proceeds to an examination of the paradigm's typical characters.
Like the Prodigal
whose riotous living leads him into "necessitie" (Luke xv.14), the bark returns "Lean, rent, and beggar'd by the strumpet wind"; and like the bark, Jessica is beggared by her riot with Lorenzo.
" has three key meanings in the context of The Merchant of Venice.
After its Vietnam chapters, Prodigal
Soldiers covers other formative events in the careers of the officers who ended up leading the U.S.
The younger of two sons, the destitute Prodigal
Son returns home hoping to be accepted as a servant after having wasted his portion of his inheritance.
Babe Brother, the prodigal
son, refuses to stay and work his father's metaphorical fields.
12 to observe his prodigal
comet at perihelion--the point in its orbit nearest the sun--instead of his originally projected date of Nov.
"Kelly's point was to draw a parallel between the physicality and grace of dancers and athletes," Villella remembers in his book, Prodigal