SparkNotes: Sister Carrie: Characters

The novel follows the lives of the four March sisters – Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March – detailing their passage from childhood to womanhood trying to find their place in society....

In the beginning of the novel we are introduced to all four of the sisters.

Theodore Dreiser, knowing the volatile state America was built upon, highlighted the economic differences between the wealthy and the poor in his novel Sister Carrie....


SparkNotes: Sister Carrie: Chapters 1-4

He began his career doing stand-up at eighteen as the character Sir Bernard Chumley, who also appears in Little Britain (the creepy old man with the disabled sister!).


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By examining Sister Carrie’s character, she is readily deemed as passive, weak, and full of superficial desires and yet in this profoundly inert nature lies the seed for the greater expression of an artistic soul.

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But the narrator really wants us to understand why they reacted so strongly: "To others it might seem a ludicrous or trivial affair, but to her it was a hard experience, for during the twelve years of her life she had been governed by love alone, and a blow of that sort had never touched her before." (119) The narrator's affection for Amy and sympathy for her situation is strongly communicated to us in this example, as it is throughout the novel for each of the sister...

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In both An American Tragedy and Sister Carrie Dreiser presents characters who are driven “by ignorance and in ability to withstand the pressures of the shallow American yearning for money, success, fashion -- dreams about which Dreiser himself was indeed an authority” (W.A.

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For example, my sister and I had a relationship similar to the landscape of the Rocky Mountains: peaks so high that one would believe us to be best of friends and valleys so low we can actually feel fire and brimstone scorching our toes....

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A single person cannot define happiness whit one word it’s a dynamic which is constantly changing depending on the individuals circumstances, believes, hobbies and so more, Therefore happiness exist whiting humans, it’s a way of living however not everyone has achieves happiness whiting at least not the happiness a Aristotle’s argues, a form of Happiness that consist of being the ultimate human being....

Felicity Smoak as a masked vigilante in the new reality

As a long time fan of the novel, who has happily carted her large leather bound gold-gilded unabridged edition whenever she has moved, I find that I was disappointed in this newest movie version....