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Isolation in Another Country - Isolation in Another Country Another Country is possibly the only novel of its time in which every character suffers from a feeling of isolation. All the main characters share in the feeling of isolation. Whether the character's isolation is a result of race, economic situation, or even sexual orientation, each character's life is affected. The feeling of isolation causes the characters to lose touch with reality. This isolation is evident in the story of Rufus. Rufus is a young black jazz musician who grew up in Harlem, a young Black man fighting " the system" to attain his dreams....   [tags: Another Country] 575 words
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Essay on Flashbacks, Thrid Person Narration, and Harsh Language in Another Country - Use of Flashbacks, Thrid Person Narration, and Harsh Language in Another Country James Baldwin's novel, Another Country , is enhanced by Baldwin's unique narrative style. The majority of the exposition of Another Country is presented through flashbacks. Baldwin uses the third person omniscient point of view to narrate his characters' personal thoughts and develop the characters. Lastly, Baldwin intensifies the rage and anger through his uncommonly harsh diction. Quite often Baldwin oversteps the traditional bonds of appropriate language....   [tags: Another Country] 850 words
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The Experience of Living in Another Country - Living in another country is a difficult experience for many people. A common feature of people living in a foreign country is finding them Gathered together in restaurants, discussing about their home and their experiences in the foreign country. Moreover, these groups are not all from the same home country. Often, the interests that landed them in a foreign country are enough to connect them in building the foundations of friendship, like studying same major. However, the only thing that you can see obvisely is fear....   [tags: foreign country, green card, mannerisms]
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Contradiction in Another Country - Contradiction in Another Country Another Country contradicts the age-old principle that the United States is a safeground for all people. James Baldwin compares living the life of a homosexual in Paris to living the life of a homosexual in the United States. The views of the French are much more liberal than the conservative views of the Americans. The life that Eric, the homosexual character in Baldwin's novel, leads in Paris is socially acceptable. Baldwin also depicts France as a haven for interracial relationships....   [tags: Another] 561 words
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In Another Country by Ernest Hemingway - ... It was first developed by Ernest Hemingway during his journalistic era to make his articles to the point; however, it was only significantly used when he began writing fiction. Then he then noticed that this new method was beneficial to his style of writing and kept his writing skills sharp. This movement revolutionized his time because it opposed the well known, 19th century style of verbose, which used more words than are needed. It gained its name as a metaphor to an iceberg, where the tip is only visible and massive body is unseen underwater....   [tags: writing style, story analysis] 646 words
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Moving to Another Country - ... The amount of people entering and leaving the country is low because of all of the restrictions the people have of that country. By coming to Israel and getting a stamp on your passport a person can be denied entry to Saudi Arabia and many other countries in the area. For the people who do live in Israel it may be hard for them to leave the country because there may always be the factor that they can’t get back into the country by going somewhere they “aren’t” supposed to be. With this all being said, the main reason for this happening is from the long ties of war that has been happening and still happens to this day....   [tags: immigration, war, middle east] 525 words
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Living in Another Country: Experience of a Lifetime - Imagine, for a moment, walking down a street in Paris. There are boutiques and cafes and souvenir shops all around. People are sitting outside, drinking chocolat chaud, and talking in rapid French. Classical music pours out onto the street. There are around 6.32 million Americans experiencing this by living abroad (AARO). Living abroad can be a life-changing experience. It can lead to the discovery of a new culture, a new way of life. It can lead to self-discovery and change the very way a person thinks....   [tags: culture, customs, etiquette, living abroad]
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In Another Country - The short story "in another country" is about patriotism, a term which rudimentarily means: deep love to one's own country. It is, however, just a part of a greater concept, love, which manifests itself, throughout the story, in different forms; love to a friend, love to a spouse and even to one's own country. When we are first exposed to the story, with the vivid imaginary of the weather, we feel how cold it is, and how warm are the `roasted chestnuts' that we actually desire some. Moreover, it is very delightful to share the experience of the speaker when `the electric lights came on, and it was pleasant along the streets looking in the windows'....   [tags: American Literature] 605 words
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In Another Country of Hemingway - The word "war" is always horrible to man especially with who has been exposed to. It is destruction, death, and horrible suffers that has been with all man's life. In the short story "In Another Country", Ernest Hemingway shows us the physical and emotional tolls of the war as well as its long-term consequences on man's life. He also portrays the damaging effects that the war has on the lives of the Italians and even of the Americans. What has been existed in life after the war. Nobody knows "how it was going to be afterward." Man's life will be totally changed....   [tags: American Literature] 604 words
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In Another Country by Hemingway - In Another CountryHemingway Hemingway’s “In Another Country” is the story about the wounded soldiers who are puled back from the front lines due to injuries. The setting of the story is a military hospital in Milan, Italy, during the war. Although author does not specifically give the time we can say that he refers to the World War I because this short story was published in the book “Men Without Women” in 1927; it was another book of short stories which collected "The Killers," "In Another Country," and others....   [tags: essays papers] 1094 words
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Effects of War in "In Another Country" by Earnest Hemingway - ... Another cause of the cultural alienation is the mental challenges war experience imposes which “the people who disliked us, did not understand.” Due to the fact that the constant death, danger and disaster of war is the environment that is normal to the soldiers, they have become disconnected from common people. This means that war has become their culture therefore separating them from that of the average culture of a nation. Because of the physical position and war experience, the officers live in a culture all their own and are isolated from the culture of the peoples that surround them....   [tags: Culture, Alienation]
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Ernest Hemingway's Experiences - ... "If he is to lose everything, he should not place himself in a position to lose that. He should not place himself in a position to lose. He should find things he cannot lose."” (Hemingway, “In Another Country.") Hemingway uses the major to basically state what he wants to say, which is to not get married and/or fall in love. He made the mistake of doing this and paid the price. Hemingway also uses another short story titled A Farewell to Arms to help portray his self. He creates himself as the character named “Frederic Henry” who falls in love with a nurse named “Catherine Barkley” who is meant to portray Agnes....   [tags: Soldier's Home, In Another Country]
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Comparing Love in Go Tell It on the Mountain, Giovanni's Room, and Another Country -        Baldwin’s first three novels -Go Tell It on the Mountain, Giovanni's Room, and Another Country-boil over with anger, prejudice, and hatred, yet the primary force his characters must contend with is love.  Not meek or mawkish but "...something active, more like fire, like the wind" (qtd. in O'Neale 126), Baldwin's notion of love can conquer the horrors of society and pave the way to "emotional security" (Kinnamon 5).  His recipe calls for a determined identity, a confrontation with and acceptance of reality, and finally, an open, committed relationship.  Though Baldwin's characters desperately need love, they fail to meet these individual requirements, and the seeds of love they sow n...   [tags: compare and contrast essay examples]
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The Difficulties of Moving to A Different Country and Experiencing Another Culture - ... Also people can feel lost or confused about the being in a new area. A lot of emotions will be going through their minds like anger, feeling depression, and vulnerability of being in a whole new country where there cultures is very different and may be hard to adapt to or be accepted in as well. Using hand gestures in some cultures are prohibited because they can mean that you disrespecting them or you could be threatening the citizen. Become familiar with the language spoken there and be aware of the familiar vs....   [tags: Adjustment, Environment] 532 words
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How Far Can Business Methods Developed In One Country Be Applied In Another - The question states the transferability of business methods from one country to another, via Japanese techniques. However, in order to answer, we must define the term culture, as the term culture encompasses business methods, i.e. in order to adopt foreign business methods we must adopt its culture. In Needle's (1994) definition of culture he states, "A particular interest in business is the extent to which we can learn from the business experiences of other cultures and transplant ideas d eveloped by businesses in one culture and use then in a totally different setting." A major implication of the work of Hofstede (1980) and Trompenaars (1994) and other contributors to the know...   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Meaning of the Title, Cry, the Beloved Country - The 1940 set in time book, Cry, the Beloved Country’s title by Alan Paton have intrigued yet perplexed readers over the years. The title itself has several meanings especially to the different readers and their understanding of it. The title not only expresses the importance but also plays a role in capturing the concept of the book. The reason why the title is significant because in one line it demonstrates the depth of the conflict between the people and their country, though the use of style in grammar and vocabulary it essentially shows the theme and tone and helps the reader have an idea of what the book is about....   [tags: Cry, The Beloved Country Essays] 1002 words
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Country Music: From Backwood to Hollywood - For many Americans, country isn’t just a type of music. It’s a lifestyle. From sippin’ sweet tea on the porch, drinking beer at a tailgate or driving a pick up down the backroads, country music has made its way into the hearts and minds of many Americans. It is one of the only truly home grown American art forms. Its relatability and wide appeal has made country music one of the most commercially successful and popular genres in the United States. Using the work of scholars Tichi, Pecknold, and Ellison, I will show how country music grew from its rural southern roots into an integral part of American culture....   [tags: the country music lifestyle]
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Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton - Cry, the Beloved Country is such a controversial novel that people tend to forget the true meaning and message being presented. Paton’s aim in writing the novel was to present and create awareness of the ongoing conflict within South Africa through his unbiased and objective view. The importance of the story lies within the title, which sheds light on South Africa’s slowly crumbling society and land, for it is the citizens and the land itself which are “crying” for their beloved country as it collapses under the pressures of racism, broken tribes and native exploitation....   [tags: Cry, The Beloved Country Essays] 739 words
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Asked to Serve My Country - ... When I walk outside towards the mail I felt butterflies in my stomach. I didn’t understand why I kept think maybe it was something I ate. Then it got worst I felt something was going to go wrong. Every step I took down each cemented stair I felt my hands becoming num, my arms becoming heavier with every step I took when I reached the mail box I inserted the key in the back of the mail box lock, I turned the key slowly and felt like I was going to pass out . When I opened the mail box I grabbed out the mail....   [tags: shot, pain, mailbox, military, war, country] 573 words
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Racism and Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton - Cry, the Beloved Country is a novel about Stephen Kumalo, who is in search of his son Absalom Kumalo. Stephen embarks on a long journey to find Absalom, who is in Johannesburg. On this trip, Stephen sees the decay of society and the prejudice and hatred that fills it. Stephen is sent long distances, only to find that he is redirected to another far away place. When he finally finds his son, he finds that he is in prison for murdering a white man, and that he has gotten a girl pregnant. When Stephen talks to her, she agrees to marry him and come back to Ndotsheni....   [tags: Cry, The Beloved Country Essays] 783 words
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Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country - A Biblical Parable - Cry, the Beloved Country, written by one of the greatest writers of South Africa, is the compelling story of how man-made evils in the city of Johannesburg affect the lives of each member of the Kumalo family. Stephen Kumalo, an old priest, has a major problem: he lost his brother, sister and son to the city. Losing them was one thing but later he is shocked to witness what his family has become. His brother, a politician and carpenter, has left the Church, his once decent sister has now moved on to become a prostitute and an alcoholic, but what he least expected was his own son committing crimes, such as robberies, and one going horribly bad....   [tags: Cry, The Beloved Country Essays]
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The True Meaning of Cry, the Beloved Country - The True Meaning of Cry, the Beloved Country       Many debates have been sparked by Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country.  Even the essence of the book's title examines South Africa and declares the presence of the inner conflict of its citizens. The importance and meaning of the title of Cry, the Beloved Country is visible in Paton's efforts to link the reader to forthcoming ideas in the novel, Paton's description of South Africa's problems, and Paton's prayer for the solution of South Africa's difficulties with race and racial oppression....   [tags: Cry the Beloved Country Essays]
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Importance of Seasons in Kawabata's Snow Country - Importance of Seasons in Kawabata's Snow Country   In his novel Snow Country, Yasunari Kawabata depicts a relationship between two people in the mountainous region of Japan. Shimamura, a businessman from Tokyo, visits a village in the snow country and develops a relationship with Komako, a geisha in that village. Their relationship is the central focus of the novel, as it changes each time Shimamura leaves for Tokyo and returns. Kawabata uses the changing of the seasons to reflect these changes in relationship....   [tags: Kawabata Snow Country Essays]
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Cry, the Beloved Country, by Alan Paton - Cry the Beloved Country Seeing on Another Level From the day of birth and throughout adulthood, we as humans go through many changes. Kohlberg identifies these changes as stages of moral development that all humans go through. Each person's moral reasoning develops through Kohlberg's mapped out stages. In the novel Cry, the Beloved Country, Alan Paton discuses the life of several defined characters who undergo significant moral changes, all of which are for the better. A man named James Jarvis is a wealthy land owner and a crucial character in Paton's novel....   [tags: Cry, The Beloved Country Essays] 1034 words
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The Country of Chile - The country of Chile stretches around 2,500 miles from the bottom of South America to the Tropic of Capricorn. This vast area gives Chile multiple climates because of its reach from the tropics to the Antarctic. The Pacific Ocean with the Humboldt Current, and the Andes Mountains also influence Chile’s climate. The climate can be broken down into three main categories: subtropical deserts, temperate rain forest, and tundra. The main catastrophic natural disaster is occasionally earthquakes, or tsunamis....   [tags: South America, the longest country in the world]
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Living in the City vs. Living in the Country - Living in the City vs. Living in the Country      The age-old question has plagued many, “Should I live in a city or should I live in the country?”. There are many advantages and disadvantages to choosing a lifestyle in either setting, and careful examination of all aspects is needed to make the perfect decision for you.      One major issue affecting many people trying to make the decision on where to live is their quality of life in either extreme. Health, education, transportation are three major concerns that many consider....   [tags: Compare Contrast City Country Essays] 567 words
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William Wycherley’s The Country Wife - William Wycherley’s “The Country Wife” “A Restoration comedy is like an eighteenth-century sitcom; it’s entertaining” (MacKenzie, “Behn”). However, the similarities between the two genres are more far-reaching than their equal entertainment value. For example, the cast of William Wycherley’s Restoration comedy, “The Country Wife,” consists of some central characters that are strikingly similar to those in the cast of the modern situation comedy, Seinfeld. Harry Horner from “The Country Wife” and George Costanza from Seinfeld both fit the male “wit” character type....   [tags: William Wycherley Country Wife Essays]
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The Reality Of Racism- As Exhibited In Cry, The Beloved Country - The Reality of Racism- Displayed In Cry, the Beloved Country Cry, the Beloved Country is not another novel of common strife between man and his fellow. It is an entirely higher sense of what "brother against brother" is. Seemingly harmless characters like Stephen Kumalo and James Jarvis reveal the bigger picture of racism around the entire country. The effect of extreme poverty, the responsibility of the whites, made this story possible. The solution to the problem is portrayed through Absalom, his crime, and Arthur Jarvis....   [tags: Cry, The Beloved Country Essays] 840 words
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Symbols and Symbolism in Strange News From Another Star - Symbolism in Strange News From Another Star Strange News from another Star is found to be a story which contains numerous symbols which in many cases contain some important, abstract information. Symbolism is something which is very difficult to explain due to the fact that not everyone sees the so mentioned symbol. They don’t quite see it as you, because no two minds are the same, which implies the fact that they don’t react equally to something which must be internally interpreted as it is not present as mere information....   [tags: Strange News From Another Star] 636 words
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Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton - “Africa” is not even an African word. There is no certainty as to where it originated from but it could be connected with the Latin word aprica, meaning “sunny,” or the Greek word aphrike, meaning “not cold.” It seems more likely that it came from the Greek word; “aphrike” is the combination of “phrike” (cold and horror) with an “a” placed in front to give it the opposite meaning. Therefore, it means a land free of cold and horror. It’s such an ironic name for a country where people are living their lives with hunger and fear....   [tags: Cry, The Beloved Country Essays] 793 words
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Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country - “For it is the dawn that has come, as it has come for a thousand centuries, never failing. But when that dawn will come, of our emancipation, from the fear of bondage and the bondage of fear, why, that is a secret.” Alan Paton’s novel, Cry, the Beloved Country, can be understood as either a political novel or an artistic novel. Although this book involves political issues, the manor in which these concerns are conveyed throughout the story is quite artistic (as the above quote exemplifies), thus why I believe Paton’s novel, Cry, the Beloved Country, is an artistic novel....   [tags: Cry, The Beloved Country Essays] 1028 words
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Can Japan Move Towards a Normal Country? - This paper argued despite diverse recognitions in the idea of Japan as a “normal country”, two main discourses can be generalized: One stated Japan should shoulder more responsibility in international order and security without amending her constitution, while another claimed swift the notion of the constitution in order to transform Japan to a more complete sovereignty and powerful state. Since the debates about amendment of the constitution are still unsolved, this paper focused on the Japan policies and behaviors in shouldering international responsibility....   [tags: global politics, normal country]
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Injustices Exposed in Alan Paton's Cry the Beloved Country - Cry the Beloved Country, by Alan Paton, is the story of the two fictional characters, Stephen Kumalo and James Jarvis, who lose their sons in South Africa in 1948. In his story, Alan Paton used the George Hegel's Dialect of thesis, antithesis, synthesis, in order to expose social injustices in a microcosm of South Africa that correlate to the macrocosm of the issues faced by the entire country and what must be done to fix these injustices. Paton subdivided his story into three books. The first of these books, depicts the Journey of Stephen Kumalo, to try and restore his family, is a cry against injustice....   [tags: Cry, The Beloved Country Essays] 1006 words
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Cry, The Beloved Country: The Struggle for Tribal Restoration - The story takes place during a time of great unrest in South Africa between the native populace and the white people. The white people fear that they will soon be overrun by the much larger native population so they enact legislation that keeps the local salaries low and the working conditions very hard. This angers the natives and they threaten to strike and rebel. These threats endanger the well-being of all of South Africa as it is heavily dependent on the gold and silver that comes from the mines that are mined by the native inhabitants....   [tags: Cry, The Beloved Country Essays] 880 words
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Detailed Study of Passage in Cry, the Beloved Country - Detailed Study #2 Cry, the Beloved Country In this passage, the author details the reactions of parents who receive letters about and from their son who is soon to be executed. This extract contains three sections, all of about the same length. The first paragraph in the excerpt contains only one character, Stephen Kumalo, who has opened one of four letters which he has received and grieves over the news that his son will be hanged. He does so without speaking to anyone else, and fearfully. There are others mentioned though, such as his son Absalom, Misimangu, and Mr....   [tags: Cry, The Beloved Country Essays] 981 words
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Flannery O’Connor’s Good Country People - Flannery O’Connor’s “Good Country People,” describes the lives of a mother, Mrs. Hopewell and her daughter, Joy and the irony of their relationship. This passage from the short story expounds on their character development through details of their lives. The selected paragraph uses a matter-of-fact tone to give more information about Mrs. Hopewell and Joy. Flannery O’Connor has given an objective recount of the story, which makes the third person narrator a reliable source. Mrs. Hopewell’s feelings are given on her daughter to examine their relationship....   [tags: Good Country People Essays]
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The Country of Qatar - Qatar is one of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, an area of 11,437 Km2 and a length of 161 Km and its capital, Doha. It is a sovereign Arab emirate, located in West Asia,It has land border with many Arab countries. (Kenneth,2013). Qatar want to promote many tourism and that why they hosted the world cup in their country and at the first time the world cup hosted in Arab country. Qatar prepared for the world cup many things to wonder the truisms. The world cup called (FIFA) it is an International Federation of Association Football, Based in Zurich, Switzerland, Currently heads of the FIFA is Joseph Blatter (Farklex, 2014)....   [tags: Gulf Cooperation Council Countries, Arab Emirate]
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The Country of Kazakhstan - Sometimes close mindedness stops the average American to look at the diversity of our country, after all, it is a country of immigrants that for years has become more globalized than one might like or even accept. North America is not the only country that has adopted the culturist diversion. In this country analysis of culture gazes at a country still primitive in some areas, and is also considered a country of immigrants. Kazakhstan, since the beginning of time, has gained many diverse groups of people; since the Soviet Union rule in Central Asia civilizations have moved in and out of the region (Interfax 2014)....   [tags: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Norms, Values, People]
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J.M. Coetzee's In the Heart of the Country - J.M. Coetzee's In the Heart of the Country In the novel In the Heart of the Country, by J.M. Coetzee, the main protagonist Magda lived isolated from almost any human interaction. Due to this isolation from everything outside ‘the country’ in which she resided, combined with her inherent introvertedness and father’s callousness, her view of life was slanted according to the rare exchanges she did muster. As she was prone to bouts of incoherent thoughts and depression, any positive conversation between her and her father, Hendrik, or Klein-Anna served to maintain her sanity....   [tags: Coetzee Heart Country Essays] 821 words
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Cry the Beloved Country - the Tribe - One of the main themes that emerges from reading Alan Paton's, Cry, the Beloved Country, is the importance of tribal life to South Africa because of the identity it gave its people. Through the communal life of the tribe, the structure of stability and morality of the tribe, South Africa's people had a sense of accountability for their own doings, a responsibility towards other and pride in the unity of their people. Tribal life began to break up, however, with the coming of the mines as the youth set off towards Johannesburg and became lost in the crowds and the city....   [tags: Cry, The Beloved Country Essays] 727 words
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Untranslatability from English to Romanian - ... It is commonly considered that understanding the culture of a country is only by understanding what people of that country are saying or writing. However, in practice, the fact that language is rooted in culture is often forgotten. The bigger the cultural difference, the more difficult is to translate the culture bound concepts. Dealing with 'untranslatable' terms is not an easy task at all, it requires a lot of knowledge, professionalism and even creativity. The translator plays a very important role into conveying correctly the message from one language into another, despite the fact that the cultural distance between two languages can be very big, and when the cultural distance betwee...   [tags: presenting language and culture to another] 571 words
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The Biblical Message of Cry, the Beloved Country - The Biblical Message of Cry, the Beloved Country        Alan Paton's book, "Cry, the Beloved Country", is about agitation and turmoil of both whites and blacks over the white segregation policy called apartheid. The book describes how understanding between whites and blacks can end mutual fear and aggression, and bring reform and hope to a small community of Ndotcheni as well as to South Africa as a whole. The language of the book reflects the Bible; furthermore, several characters and episodes are reminiscent of stories from the New Testament and teachings of Christ....   [tags: Cry the Beloved Country Essays]
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Racism Exposed in Cry, the Beloved Country - Racism Exposed in Cry, the Beloved Country       The purpose of Cry, the Beloved Country, is to awaken the population of South Africa to the racism that is slowly disintegrating the society and its people.  Alan Paton designs his work to express his views on the injustices and racial hatred that plague South Africa, in an attempt to bring about change and understanding. The characters that he incorporates within his story, help to establish a sense of the conditions and hardships that the country is experiencing, and the presence of fear through the whole of the populace....   [tags: Cry the Beloved Country Essays]
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Racial Morals in Cry, The Beloved Country - Racial Morals in Cry, The Beloved Country Discrimination against people who are different can be identify in every country around the world. People of every sex, color, religion, and in this case, ethnicity are tormented. In the 1940's, 50's, 60's, and 70's apartheid was an emanate injustice throughout the land of South Africa. Apartheid was the government's rigid policy racial segregation between white Europeans and black natives. The official goal of apartheid was to establish laws that would isolate these groups in most activities, especially in education, employment, housing, and politics....   [tags: Cry, The Beloved Country] 1525 words
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New Criticism of Cry, the Beloved Country - New Criticism of Cry, the Beloved Country      Cry, the Beloved Country, by Alan Paton can be effectively analyzed using the theory of New Criticism. When beginning to look at the text one must remember not to any attempt to look at the author’s relationship to the work, which is called "intentional fallacy" or make any attempt to look at the reader’s response to the work, which is called the "affective fallacy." First, the central theme of the book must be recognized. In this book the central thematic issue is separation and segregation, that there will always be major problems in society when race or skin color segregates people....   [tags: Cry the Beloved Country Essays]
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Cry, the Beloved Country, by Alan Paton - The novel “Cry the Beloved Country” is based on the true-life story of South African apartheid, and the native’s struggle for equality. During the book, Stephen Kumalo goes on a journey to find his sister, and his son, for they have left the tribal land of KwaZulu-Natal a long time ago, and neither Kumalo nor his wife have heard of the whereabouts of either family members. As he goes on his journey, the things that he sees, and experiences tell the much greater story of Apartheid in South Africa....   [tags: Cry, The Beloved Country Essays] 444 words
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The Physics of Cross-Country Skiing - Missing Figures Cross-country skiing is as much of a competitive sport, as it is a back country one. Cross-country skiing is enjoyed by people of all ages, and can be relatively inexpensive. There is no need for lift tickets and with a little maintenance equipment can last for decades. As a result of its broad audience, many people don't realize that physics plays a large role in cross-country skiing. This web page was designed to briefly describe some of the concepts behind the physics of skiing, and give a basic understanding of both the sport and the science....   [tags: physics sport sports cross country ski] 1429 words
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Challenges of Relocating to a New Country - Relocation from one country to another is not only stressful, but also costly. An individual who is planning to move from his/her homeland country to another has to take into consideration a variety of factors. Individuals who have children experience a great deal of problems during relocation. Children are more affected by immigration to another country as compared to adults because their psychological capacity has not yet developed to its maximum (Lipson p, 226). Relocation from one country to the other is a physically consuming task....   [tags: Immigration]
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