"Bread and Wine" and "Dr. Zhivago" Comparison Essay by hicaliber

"Bread and Wine" and "Dr. Zhivago"
An analysis of "Bread and Wine", by Ignazio Silone, and "Dr. Zhivago", by Boris Pasternak.
# 93359 | 1,377 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Mar 16, 2007 in Literature (Russian) , English (Analysis) , English (Comparison) , Literature (Italian)

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The paper discusses how "Bread and Wine" and "Dr. Zhivago" are novels that contain strong motifs of idealism and passion, against a backdrop of war and personal confusion for their protagonists. The paper examines how both books feature protagonists who are deeply morally conflicted, due both to physical hardship and to enormous moral confusion. The paper analyzes the books' two main characters, Pietro Spina and Yury Zhivago, in terms of how both of their lives fundamentally change.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Pasternak, Boris. (1958). Dr. Zhivago. New York:Pantheon, 1958.
  • Pasternak: Boris: Dr. Zhivago. Literature, arts, and medicine database. Retrieved March 9, 2006, from: http://endeavor.med.nyu.edu/lit-med/lit-med-db/webdocs/webdescrips/pasternak291-des-.html
  • Silone, Ignazio. (1965). Bread and wine. New York: Time Life Books.

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