Charles Bukowski, the author of Ham on Rye, communicates the harsh reality of his childhood memories through the unprejudiced voice of his alter ego Henry Chinaski. Henry is an intelligent individual with so much potential, yet he repeatedly gets rejected … Continue reading The Life of Charles Bukowski
Henry Chinaski is the tough and rough character that Charles Bukowski portrayed as his younger self in the novel Ham on Rye. In the novel this character gets into many fights and even becomes a leader of a group of kids he may rather not have around. He is the defender of underdogs and is also an underdog himself although he tries to hide this with the persona he puts out to the world. The beauty of this novel for me aside from how well written and raw the book is, would be the way I can personally relate to the … Continue reading I can relate…can you?
Nadav Sarid English J. Gandell All Alone Charles Bukowski is no ordinary man; through his own eyes we are taken through the life journey of his alter ego Henry Chinaski. Charles wrote the novel Ham on Rye … Continue reading All Alone
Ham on Rye, by Charles Bukowski, is a semi-autobiography novel during Henry’s school years. Henry is a character who has been through a lot of struggles, his environment and his school are big factors of it. He also doesn’t know … Continue reading Non-Friendly World
Written by Dallas Carver Ham on Rye, a semi-autobiographical novel written by Charles Bukowski, is his own account of what it was like for him, aka Henry Chinaski, growing up in an environment of sour, violent, and tired adults at … Continue reading The Ham is Dry
Charlotte Lapointe Charles Bukowski’s Ham on Rye is a semi-autobiographical rendering of his childhood years, told from a young Henry Chinaski’s point of view. We follow the young boy through all the hardships of Bukowski’s early years; the beatings from … Continue reading From One Outcast to Another
Ham on Rye written by Charles Bukowski follows the life of a boy named Henry Chianski. This semi-autobiographical novel explains his difficult childhood and the milestones he must pass. It describes his relationships with his parents, friends and how he … Continue reading Who am I ?