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The Laugher by Heinrich Böll - Heinrich Böll’s short story, “The Laugher”, reflects a fictional character whose voice is that of a professional laugher. This particular work influenced me to apply a similar approach into writing of my own. As Böll delivered the voice of a person with a particular identity and purpose, I was able to deliver an invention of a particular character as well. Resembling “The Laugher”, I constructed the voice and occupation of “The Twisted Taxidermist” into a short story. “The Twisted Taxidermist” and “The Laugher” are not only connected by the characters sharing their own avowals to the reader, but also by the characters understanding themselves in a better sense....   [tags: Heinrich Boll] 1320 words
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A Simplistically Styled House by Heinrich Tessenow - My aim is to investigate why Tessenow chooses to use such methods of design which are simplistic in style for his own house and how it relates to his other designs in terms of size and dimensions. I would like to see how Tessenow’s work compares to that of other European architects, if there any links, or if Tessenow followed or started any trends in German architecture. But primarily i will focus on the use of space and seeing whether there is a barrier between public and private space or not. I would like to explore how the building affects the user, whether it possesses emotional interfaces, which in turn influence people differently....   [tags: Heinrich Tessenow, architecture, ] 2500 words
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The Beliefs and Life of Heinrich Himmler - -The vast power of Nazi Germany had spread across Europe, across Africa, and east Russia. There had never been such a large ruling empire since the Roman times, by one ruler and his companions. Hitler was in charge of it all, with his fellow rulers at his side; Hermann Göring, Dr Joseph Geobbels, Joachim von Ribbentrop, and Heinrich Himmler. Quoting from a long standing ruler of the Nazi party, Emil Klein; ‘We felt like we ruled the world. Hitler had promised us so much, and had delivered on every one of those promises....   [tags: Heinrich Himmler, Hitler, Germany, history, World ]
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Haus des Architekten by Heinrich Tessenow - The Haus des Architekten (house of the architect) was built in 1930 and situated in Zehlendorf, 3km North of the Berlin border and 13km South-West of Berlin city-centre. The area of Zehlendorf is a well-educated and affluent area of Germany, also with some of the most remarkable natural scenery in Berlin. The site of the house is 100m from the west entrance to the street Sophie-Charlotten-Straße built on a plot of land surrounded by trees set back from the road. The architect of the house: Heinrich Tessenow (1876-1950) was a German architect who studied as an apprentice carpenter before studying architecture at a building trade school in Leipzig, followed by the technical University of Muni...   [tags: Heinrich Tessenow, Haus des Architekten, archtectu] 2590 words
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Heinrich Tessenow's Haus des Architekten in Berlin and Other Buildings - The Haus des Architekten (house of the architect) was built in 1930 and situated in Zehlendorf, 3km North of the Berlin border and 13km South-West of Berlin city-centre. The area of Zehlendorf is a well-educated and affluent area of Germany, also with some of the most remarkable natural scenery in Berlin. The site of the house is 100m from the west entrance to the street Sophie-Charlotten-Straße built on a plot of land surrounded by trees setback from the road. The architect of the house: Heinrich Tessenow (1876-1950) was a German architect who studied as an apprentice carpenter before studying architecture at a building trade school in Leipzig, followed by the technical University of Munic...   [tags: Heinrich Tessenow, Haus des Architekten, Berlin, a] 1228 words
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Societal Corruption in The Broken Jug by Heinrich Von Kleist - The Broken Jug is a comedy, written by Heinrich Von Kleist in the Eighteenth century, which is centered on the theme of injustices in society. The play reveals the scandalous affairs of a corrupt legal system, in which the judge, a traditional symbolic figure of peace and nobility and social equality, is instead exposed as an incarnate form of a morally corrupt and perverse society. Each of the plays major characters are therefore created as figures that serve as implicit representations of Kleist's moral and political views....   [tags: The Broken Jug Heinrich Von Kleist] 1208 words
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Heinrich Himmler's Role in the Holocaust - Heinrich Himmler, a man with a commanding presence, psychopathological ideas, a vast agglomeration of power, and a close relationship with perhaps the most feared and powerful man in the world’s history, was a man of many layers who knew how to “work the system” to get what he wanted. Heinrich Himmler was born on October 7, 1900 to a humble Catholic family in Munich, Germany. His father, Joseph Gebhard Himmler, was the headmaster of a school and had once tutored Bavarian princes, and his mother, Anna Maria Himmler was a housewife and took care of Himmler and his two siblings....   [tags: nazi party, hitler, jews] 842 words
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The Life Of Heinrich Himmler - ... He enrolled at the Technical University in Munich, Germany as an agriculture major. While taking classes at Technical University, Himmler joined a German-nationalist student fraternity. (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum) Upon joining this fraternity, Himmler found himself questioning his Catholic ways and began to reject many of the beliefs that had been bestowed upon him by his parents and religion. (New World Encyclopedia) Before college, Himmler had considered himself to be a devout Catholic and accepted and followed all the tenets of the religion....   [tags: hitler, right hand, world war II] 1532 words
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Trying to Understand Heinrich Himmler - “You never truly know someone until you've walked a mile in his or her shoes.”-Unknown. How do we truly understand someone and know who they are. As people, we tend to judge others without realizing that they became the way they are through experiences and how they were brought up. In Susan Griffin’s “Our Secret” she discusses the abnormal strict childhood experiences of Heinrich Himmler. The main question that Griffin answers are: how did he become this way. We only knew him as a Nazi leader but we did not truly understand him and why he did the things he did....   [tags: biographical analysis of a Nazi crimminal] 987 words
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Nazi Party: Heinrich Himmler - Heinrich Himmler Heinrich Himmler was the Reich Leader (Reichführer) of the dreaded SS of the Nazi Party from 1929 until 1945. Heinrich presided over an immense ideological and bureaucratic empire that defined him for many (on the inside and outside the third Reich) as the second most powerful man in German during the time of World War Two. Heinrich was born on October 7, 1900 into the middle- class. He was born in Munrich, Germany. (www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/himmler.html) In 1913 the Himmler family moved to Landshut, which was a town located about forty miles Northeast of Munich....   [tags: world war II, leader] 594 words
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Archeology: Heinrich Schliemann - Archeology, which is the study of human activity in the past, has many significant names that discovered important sites to the history of art. One of these names is Heinrich Schliemann. Heinrich Schliemann was born on 6th of January, 1822, and died on December 26th, 1890. Schliemann was a businessman who could speak 15 languages, and he was a world traveler. His father used to read for him Homer’s Iliad when he was eight years old, which made his biggest dream is to become archeological and find about the places that Homer talked about....   [tags: troy, Mycenae and Tiryns] 727 words
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Numerous Accomplishments of Johann Heinrich Lambert - Johann Heinrich Lambert was born 26 August 1728 in Mulhouse, present day Alsace, France. His father was a tailor named Lukas Lambert, whose father was also a tailor. The family was not well off and at the age of twelve young Johann Lambert he had to begin working for his father which forced him to leave school. As he continued to work for his father he did not forgo his studies. He filled his time in which he was not helping his father with reading and learning scientific subjects on his own. He had a desire to learn and expand his knowledge that drove him to study....   [tags: astronomy, color theory, science] 1989 words
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The Lebensborn Program Headed by Heinrich Himmler - Could you imagine yourself being born just to be part of an inferior race than everyone else. Can you picture in your mind how that would feel to find out years later that you were basically created for someone and that you may not even know who your parents even are. That you basically wake up one day realizing that who you thought you were is just lie. The Lebensborn Program was meant to be an advancement of the Reich; however it just turned out to be the foolishness of a ruling dictator and his party....   [tags: nuremberg laws, nazi nation]
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Dream of Troy by Heinrich Stoll: The Book that Changed Me - The Book That Changed Me June 2009. The school year had just ended. Contrary to the reactions of my fellow classmates, I never enjoyed the first days of summer vacation: school and classmates, teachers and classes, all I had lived with for the whole year, were nothing but fading memories. After the school year's courses were completed I had a difficult time adjusting to the newly founded free time in which I endlessly searched for a pastime that would strike my interest....   [tags: language, passion, motivation] 556 words
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Karl Heinrich marx and Social-Conflict Analysis - ... With the help of his dear friend Friedrich Engels, Karl Marx created much of the theory of socialism and communism that we know today. Marx lived during the nineteenth century, a turmoil time where small numbers of industrialists in the United States were amassing great fortune while the poor were getting poorer. Marx set out to explain a glaring contradiction: how, in a society so rich, can there be so many poor. In The Communist Manifesto co-written by Karl Marx in 1848 is renowned as one of the most influential political documents in the world. The publication of the book earned Marx the reputation of a prominent sociologist and political theorist....   [tags: theory, socialism, communism] 645 words
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Heinrich Himmler - Heinrich Himmler Heinrich Himmler was a German Nazi police official and leader of the black-shirted Schutzstaffel (SS) troops. He was also the leader of the Gestapo, otherwise known as the German secret police. The work that he performed for Hitler has made Heinrich Himmler one of the most notorious war criminals of World War II. Heinrich Himmler was born on October 7, 1900 in Munich. He was the son of a Catholic secondary school master. Himmler attended the Technical College in Munich, and also served in World War I as a clerk in the Eleventh Bavarian Infantry....   [tags: Free Example Essays] 415 words
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Heinrich Himmler - Have you ever wondered whose idea it was to exterminate all the Jews, or who started the concentration camps. Heinrich Himmler, Hitler’s right-hand man, was the main architect of the Holocaust, using elements of mysticism and a fanatical believe in the racist Nazi ideology to justify the murder of millions of victims. In his entire lifetime, Himmler coordinated the killing of approximately six million Jews, between 200,000 and 500,000 Italians, and millions of Soviet prisoners of war (Heinrich Himmler)....   [tags: Biography] 1205 words
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Heinrich Schliemann - "We could describe (Heinrich) Schliemann's excavations on the hill of Hissarlik and consider their results without speaking of Troy or even alluding to it," Georges Perrot wrote in 1891 in his Journal des Savants. "Even then, they would have added a whole new chapter to the history of civilization, the history of art" (qtd. in Duchêne 87). Heinrich Schliemann's life is the stuff fairy tales are made of. A poor, uneducated, and motherless boy rises through his hard work and parsimonious lifestyle to the heights of wealth (Burg 1,2)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Heinrich Schlieman - Was Heinrich Schliemann a good archeologist. In this essay my aim is to separate the truth from the predjudice and find out whether Heinrich Schliemann was a greedy charlottarian, a talented archeologist or just someone who stumbled upon a great discovery. Heinrich Schliemann was born on January 6, 1822 in the small village of Neu Buckow, Germany. His interest in Homeric Troy started when his father, a protestant minister, gave him a book or Christmas in 1829 by Ludwig Jerrer entitled Illustrated History of the World ....   [tags: Archelogists] 1021 words
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Heinrich Himmler - Reichsfuhrer-SS, head of the Gestapo and the Waffen-SS, Minister of the Interior from 1943 to 1945 and organizer of the mass murder of Jews in the Third Reich, Heinrich Himmler was born in Munich on 7 October 1900. The son of a pious, authoritarian Roman Catholic schoolmaster who had once been tutor to the Bavarian Crown Prince, Himmler was educated at a secondary school in Landshut. He served as an officer cadet in the Eleventh Bavarian Regiment at the end of World War I, later obtaining a diploma in agriculture from Munich Technical High School where he studied from 1918 to 1922....   [tags: essays research papers] 1913 words
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Karl Heinrich Marx - Karl Heinrich Marx No thinker in the nineteenth century has perhaps had so direct, deliberate and powerful influence upon mankind as Karl Heinrich Marx. He was born on May 5, 1818 in the city of Trier in Rheinish Prussia. His family was Jewish, but converted to Protestanism in 1824. Marx was educated at the universities of Bonn, Berlin, and Jena. At the University of Berlin, Marx was influenced by the philosophy of G. W. F. Hegel and by a radical group called Young Hegelians. In 1841, Marx received a doctorate in philosophy....   [tags: Papers] 1446 words
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Prader-Willi Syndrome Discovered by by Endocrinologists Andrea Prader and Heinrich Willi - Prader-Willi Syndrome “Prader-Willi Syndrome was discovered in 1956 by Endocrinologists Andrea Prader and Heinrich Willi (Prader- Willi Syndrome Association.)” Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is “…a genetic disorder that is present at birth and that affects 12,000 to 15,000 people in America (Prader- Willi Syndrome Association.)” This syndrome makes the lives of those it affects so much more difficult than the average person. By writing this paper others will see how amazing they are, and realize how much as human beings can withstand, how much life is worth to people....   [tags: articulation errors, genetic testing, treatment]
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The Unfair Prosecution of Women: Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe - Introduction and Research Process Malleus Maleficarum was written 1486 by Heinrich Kramer and James Sprenger concerning the prosecution of witches. The purpose of the work was to prove that witchcraft was indeed real, and that it was primarily practiced by women. It is widely believed that approximately 60,000 people were executed and somewhere around twice that number were put on trial. The question is why did witchcraft become such a common crime, and why did women become prosecuted for being witches....   [tags: Malleus Maleficarum, Heinrich Kramer]
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Our Secret by Susan Griffin - Perhaps no other event in modern history has left us so perplexed and dumbfounded than the atrocities committed by Nazi Germany, an entire population was simply robbed of their existence. In “Our Secret,” Susan Griffin tries to explain what could possibly lead an individual to execute such inhumane acts to a large group of people. She delves into Heinrich Himmler’s life and investigates all the events leading up to him joining the Nazi party. In“Panopticism,” Michel Foucault argues that modern society has been shaped by disciplinary mechanisms deriving from the plague as well as Jeremy Bentham’s Panopticon, a structure with a tower in the middle meant for surveillance....   [tags: nazi, Heinrich, childhood]
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The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum by Heinrich Boll - The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum by Heinrich Boll Authors often use characters within their novels to show the consequences of challenging cultural boundaries and, in turn, display their own personal concerns. It is not uncommon for characters to reflect an author’s ideology regarding social groups in their contemporary time periods. It is clear that this is certainly the case with the 1975 novel The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum, (also referred to as How Violence Develops and Where it Can Lead), written by the German Author, Heinrich Boll....   [tags: Analysis Literature] 1914 words
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The Second Most Powerful Man in Germany - Greed, covetousness, avarice, cupidity; these are what killed Heinrich Himmler, the second most powerful man in Germany to Adolf Hitler during World War II. As the second most feared man in the Nazi regime, (Smith) he could not handle just being the second most; he had to be the most powerful. Himmler was in charge of the SS, SA, SD, Gestapo, and eventually provisional president of the police of Munich. The Holocaust began in Germany in the early 1920s and ended in 1945. The Holocaust caused the death of 6 million Jewish people and 5 million non-Jewish people....   [tags: Heinrich Himmler, Adolf Hitler, Nazi]
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Comparing The Lady with the Dog, and Sleepy, by Anton Chekhov, to The Beggarwoman of Locarno, by Heinrich Von Kleist - Many stories have the standard beginning, middle, and end structure that can be become very dull and predictable, diminishing the value and quality of a story. However, Anton Chekhov’s short stories brought upon a new era for literature when he introduced short stories with “zero ending” or “non ending” conclusions. Through this concept he can pull off bottom less endings, where the reader is assumed to ponder and wonder what will happen to the characters after the story ends. This paper will discuss this concept by comparing and contrasting Chekhov’s “The Lady With the Little Dog” and “Sleepy” to “The Beggarwoman of Locarno” by Heinrich Von Kleist, a short story with a more traditional stan...   [tags: Compare Contrast, Comparing] 2134 words
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Johann Ludwig Heinrich Julius Schliemann’s Excavation at Troy - Johann Ludwig Heinrich Julius Schliemann’s Excavation at Troy Johann Ludwig Heinrich Julius Schliemann’s ability to challenge academic establishment make him an appealing yet dubious character. The German’s late nineteenth century excavations of Truva are often considered to have shed new light on ancient history or ‘undoubtedly destroyed a great deal of archaeological data that will forever be lost[1]. Despite the praise and glorification that surrounds the romantic stems of Schliemann’s work; his excavations have proved limited to the evolution of archaeology and ancient history....   [tags: Anthropology]
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Heinrich Rudolf Hertz - He was born in Hamburg on 22 February 1857. His father Dr. jur. Gustav Ferdinand Hertz was Jewish, who had converted to Christianity. He was an advocate in Hamburg, then Oberlandsgerichtsrat, and from 1887 Senator and head of the administration of justice. His mother Anna Elisabeth, née Pfefferkorn, was the daughter of the Frankfurt doctor, Dr. Pfefferkorn. As a child he was interested in practical things and equipped his own workshop. At age of 15, he entered the Johanneum Gymnasium (figure 1)....   [tags: biographies biography bio] 981 words
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A Comparison of the Representation of Oppression in The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum by Heinrich Böll and The Outsider by Albert Camus - Oppression is a theme often found in works that discuss our humanity, mortality and (of course) our freedoms. The binary of freedom and oppression will come into play in most narratives which reflect upon ethics, but we find this theme most prevalently in stories which examine the nature of law and justice, in addition to those which explore the distinguishing features of our humanity. Both the texts feature protagonists who are put on trail for crimes that they were, in one way or another, unaware that they had committed....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Henrich Ibsen and Feminism - On May 26th, 1898, Henrich Ibsen attended a banquet held by the Woman’s Rights League. At the banquet, a toast was made to him as having had worked for the woman’s right movement. The women had taken his works, most notably A Doll’s House, as being a feminist play. Ibsen, however, denounced the toast as not accurately describing his purpose. I thank you for the toast, but must disclaim the honor of having consciously worked for Woman’s Rights movement….. True enough, it is desirable to solve the woman problem….but my task has been the description of humanity....   [tags: A Doll's House, theme analysis] 585 words
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Accident Causation Theory - Accidents is defined as an unplanned and undesired circumstances resulting in injuries, fatalities and loss or damage of property or assets(safety.ILO, 2011). Accidents are much deeper and beyond the older clichés, accounting to bad luck or fate, almighty’s work or simply being at wrong place at wrong time. But, in todays scientific world it is neither perceived as fate nor as deity’s work but a social problem resulting from a chain of undesired events. Preventing accidents is very arduous task without knowledge of accident phenomenon and the study in the field of accident phenomenon has been very diverse but a basic question has always been raised as why does accident occur....   [tags: common patterns, predective value]
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Analysis of The Loyal Subject by Heinch Mann - The Loyal subject novel, published originally in 1988 under the title “Man of Straw” gives Heinrich Mann’s satirical connection of the nineteenth century European literal works. The writer of this novel derives the word subject from the word “Der Untertan” in German language. The novel highlights the difficulties encountered during nineteenth century Europe. As early as the 1950, Heinrich Mann’s novel plays a major role in the European’s history. The novel goes beyond the art bounds in its polemics and its structure fits into neither its modern challenge nor its realist tradition....   [tags: loyal, subject, difficulties, indictment]
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Jack and Technology - Don Delillo’s White Noise explores one mans emotional struggles, and his love/hate relationship with technology in twentieth-century America. The novel takes place in Blacksmith, a small college town with a college known as the College-on-the-hill. Jack Gladney, the narrator and main character, is known to be “a big, aging, harmless, indistinct sort of guy”(83) He is an accomplished family man, a professor at the College-on-the-hill, a husband wanting to please his wife, someone who struggles with the fear of dying....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Character Analysis] 1540 words
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Comparing Spiritual Growth in Siddhartha and the Movie (Film), Seven Years in Tibet - Spiritual Growth in Siddhartha and the Movie (Film), Seven Years in Tibet The novel Siddhartha and the film Seven Years in Tibet are both comparable. They have similar plots and can relate to each other in many different ways. There are many characters that almost have identical personalities. In addition, both the novel and the movie are based upon ideas of Buddhism. Throughout both the novel and the movie there are many connections that can be made to show how both of these stories relate....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays] 507 words
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Susan Griffin’s Our Secret and the Film Babel - The idea that a single person’s actions can resonate and intrude into other people’s lives is a concept not often though about. Being that each of us has our own individual life to worry about, it is hard to imagine that we are all deeply interconnected to others within the human race. We often tend to only think of ourselves and our immediate families; disregarding our relationship to everyone else in this world. Each one of us holds a position in life in which we all influence one or more persons....   [tags: Susan Griffin, Our Secret 2014]
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Tibet on the Big Screen - The 1990’s was coined the “Tibet Moment” in Hollywood. Countless celebrities were attending Dharma centers around the country, Steven Seagal was recognized as the reincarnation of an ancient Lama and three big-budget Hollywood films with Tibetan themes were released. One of these films was Jean Jacques Annaud’s epic Seven Years in Tibet, starring Brad Pitt, which tells the true story of the friendship between the Dalai Lama and Austrian mountain climber Heinrich Harrer in the last years of the country’s independence....   [tags: Culture, Ancient Lama]
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Analysis of Susan Griffin’s Our Secret - Susan Griffin’s “Our Secret”, a chapter in her book, A Chorus of Stones: The Private Life of War, is about the hidden shame and pain humans carry and their consequences. It is an astonishing essay, a meditation on the soul-destroying price of conforming to false selves that have been brutalized by others, mentally or physically or both, or by themselves in committing acts of violence and emotional cruelty. As an essay, “Our Secret” shows the power of a writer’s voice—the scenes are few and spare in its forty-eight pages—but it’s mesmerizing....   [tags: Susan Griffin, Our Secret 2014]
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A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbadoes - Whether native or foreign, the forced laborers discussed in the five historical documents—“A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbadoes”, “Description of a Slave Market in Rio de Janeiro”, “Notes on the Treatment of the Natives in Northeast Siberia”, “Mercury Mining in Huanacavelica and Silver Mining in Potosí”, and “The General Slavery at Achin”—were impelled to fulfill responsibilities and lead lives that were believably unnatural, being that those laborers forced to work were typically exposed to extreme and destitute living conditions due to the mandatory demands of their overseer, while those “enslaved” in the country of Sumatra were allowed profuse independency in comparison to...   [tags: Historical Documents] 1338 words
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The Butcher’s Tale by Helmut Walser Smith - Anti-Semitism is the hatred and discrimination of those with a Jewish heritage. It is generally connected to the Holocaust, but the book by Helmut Walser Smith, The Butcher’s Tale shows the rise of anti-Semitism from a grassroots effect. Smith uses newspapers, court orders, and written accounts to write the history and growth of anti-Semitism in a small German town. The book focuses on how anti-Semitism was spread by fear mongering, the conflict between classes, and also the role of the government....   [tags: Anti-semitism]
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White Noise by John DeLillo - 1. Jack Gladney: The narrator in the novel who lives in a town known as Blacksmith. Jack is the chairman of a department of Hitler studies at College-on-the-Hill. He “invented Hitler studies in North America in 1968” (4). Jack is married to Babette, his fourth wife. They live together with four children from previous marriages. Jack has another persona known as J.A.K. Gladney “to be taken seriously as a Hitler innovator” (16). As a professor of Hitler studies, Jack preserves a dignified image when wearing his “academic gown and dark glasses” (32)....   [tags: character analysis] 2016 words
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History of the Zeppelin - It was human kind ultimate dream to defy gravity and to be able to fly freely in the skies like a bird. Because of that dream, as early as 400 BC, humans had been experimenting with the idea of flying when a Greek scholar built a wooden pigeon that flew through the air. many after him had tried to fulfill that dream but failed , some of them succeeded but failed to sustain the flight , some even succeeded in sustaining the flight but failed due to unforeseen circumstances as their flying machines failed to live up to its expectation ....   [tags: Aeronautical Dead End] 1191 words
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Euthanasia in the Film Spiegelgrund by Angelika Schuster and Tristan Sindelgruber - The Movie “Spiegelgrund“ by Angelika Schuster and Tristan Sindelgruber, from 1999, is an Austrian Documentary Film that shows the Euthanasia program in the third Reich, in Germany, Austria and especially in Vienna during the dictatorship of the Nazis. “Spiegelgrund” shows a unvarnished look at the handling of Austria`s history. During the movie the viewer gets to know four different persons, reporting about their own experience during euthanasia from the position of victims or family members of them....   [tags: histroy, nazis, dictatorship, euthanasia] 824 words
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The Sun Never Sets on the English Language - English has evolved in the last hundred years from being a fragment of the old Latin world to being widely spoken around the new world. Despite living in America, we see international meetings where leaders of many countries all speak English to communicate with each other. Is it possible that English has become the lingua franca and will continue into the future to be the global language. There are many sources that indicate that future can only hold English as its selected language. In the future we will have a variety of “Englishes” that will dominate global communication, and this will occur because the dominance of English is believed to be ‘inevitable’, practical to foreign nations, an...   [tags: Language ]
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Background Research on the Goldenrod Gallfly Eurosta Solidaginis - Basic Scientific Knowledge on the Topic: Before exploring further research into the topic of the goldenrod gallfly Eurosta solidaginis, the current knowledge on the research topic must be explored. The goldenrod gallfly Eurosta solidaginis is a parasite on goldenrod plants (D. Crowe, personal communication, 2013). Very small (approximately five millimeters), the adult flies are very clumsy and are very poor fliers. Adult goldenrod gallflies live for approximately two weeks, making their life all about reproduction....   [tags: parasaite, goldenrod plants, larba]
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Brief Biography of Heimlich Himmler, a Nazi Leader - Heimlich Himmler was one of the main responsible persons for the holocaust. He was born in Munich on October 7, 1900 to a Roman Catholic middle-class family. His father was a teacher and his mother was a devout Roman Catholic. He had two brothers, Gebhard and Ernst. Heimlich was a good student, but struggled in athletics. He had poor health with lifelong stomach complaints as a child. In 1915, Himmler began training with the Landshut Cadet Corps. He was accepted as an officer candidate due to his father’s connections with the royal family....   [tags: Extermination, Amorality]
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Karl Marx Rise and Fall of the Revolution - Karl Marx Rise and Fall of the Revolution Karl Marx, could it have been his theories that changed the world today on how people view the world system. Many got confused on what to truly believe, that will save their lives and how they lived in the 1800’s. His zealous intellectual writing imposed communism over more than twenty countries. The revolutionary theories of Karl Marx caused by the poverty in the Twentieth century turned out to be the death of millions of men, women, and children....   [tags: wealth, poverty, world systems] 670 words
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