scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,504
Todd Madsen November 8 2001 Eng 1002 Mrs Radek A Heaven on Earth The people in Linden Hills seem as if they would do almost anything to get ahead in life As Ruth said in the book when describing the people in Linden Hills They eat sleep and breathe for one thing - making itNaylor The residents are so concerned with making a heaven on earth they made Christianity take a backseat to their earthly aspirations In the book Linden Hills Gloria Naylor portrays a hell on Earth by paralleling Dantes Inferno in order to show through her characterization that putting ones reputation before ones dreams and Gods will clouds peoples judgment and not only ruins ones after life but ones life on earth as well One of the first examples of this theme in which the book portrays is the dilemma of Winston Allcot of Second Crescent Drive Today is his wedding day He is marrying a beautiful girl and starting a new chapter in life This should be cause for rejoicing and celebration To many it seems that Winston is very happy at his wedding reception but to those willing to look deeper his happiness is only skin deep The problem is that Winston Allcot is a homosexual and he is in love with his best friend David While it may be a sin to be a homosexual in the churchs eyes it is also a sin to go against the will of God Thou shall not kill is a direct commandment from God but one must also follow the will of God Recall the story of Abraham when God asked Abraham to sacrifice his own son Abraham knew this was wrong and did not want to kill his son but knowing he must because it was Gods decision he was prepared to do it At the last second God told Abraham not to sacrifice his son for this was a test
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA