Learn lev chapter 1 name with free interactive flashcards choose from 500 different sets of lev chapter 1 name flashcards on quizlet. The conflict between art and religious tradition takes on extraordinary dimensions in my name is asher lev, which is playing at the long wharf theatre the play opens in the 1950s in brooklyn with a narration by asher lev ( ari brand ), who has been torn since childhood between his extraordinary gift for painting and drawing and his religious and cultural upbringing. Extremes collide in my name is asher lev, chaim potok writes about a young boy in a landover hasidic community in brooklyn who is an excellent artist asher travels through childhood hanging onto his art, but when his art interferes with his religious studies, asher’s two worlds of art and torah collide.
Like the chosen, asher lev is a work of fiction, though both feature actual historical events and characters that are amalgamations of real people according to potok, the painter jacques lipchitz was a model for asher lev. My name is asher lev questions and answers the question and answer sections of our study guides are a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss literature home my name is asher lev q & a answered ask a question and get answers from your fellow students and educators ask a question browse questions all.
My name is asher lev is placed in the 1950s in a hasidic jewish community in brooklyn, new york asher also studies art outside his community in new york, massachusetts, and europe (vienna) asher also studies art outside his community in new york, massachusetts, and europe (vienna.
Lev holds a prodigious artistic ability, an ability which is both marginalized by his family, due to their conflicting religious convictions, and the subject of great inner strife for asher as a result. My name is asher lev what message or messages is the book my name is asher lev trying to convey i think that one of the most powerful messages that potok is truing to convey in my name is asher lev is that conflict within one's place in the world is inevitable. Asher lev - the protagonist and narrator of the book the book traces asher's development as a person and an artist the book traces asher's development as a person and an artist he is immensely gifted as an artist and, when younger, not in control of himself. Narrator of the book, “my name is asher lev” asher lev’s story begins with him as a young boy from a jewish family a young boy who lived in conservative community that was strict and fascist in nature when it comes to religion two conflicting forces play an important role in asher lev’s story.
Asher spends the summer with jacob kahn at his beach house in provincetown it is a joyous summer dedicated to painting asher maintains his religious observance while there toward the end, jacob kahn withdraws for a few days, in an awful mood asher begins high school, but continues studying with kahn on weekends kahn has a show opening that fall.
Asher goes away not wanting to hurt the ones he loves further setting my name is asher lev is placed in the 1950s in a hasidic jewish community in brooklyn, new york asher also studies art outside his community in new york, massachusetts, and europe (vienna) characters asher lev – asher is the protagonist and narrator of the story the book takes the reader through the first segment of asher's life, ending when he's around 22 years of age. While asher’s story embraces lofty social and religious themes, it unfolds in achingly personal terms “my name is asher lev,” the fountain theatre, 5060 fountain ave, los angeles 8 pm thursdays, fridays, and saturdays, 2 pm sundays (dark march 15-16 and april 5) ends april 19 $34.