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The Characters of Maria and Oscie in Ann Rinaldi's In My Fathers House

- The Characters of Maria and Oscie in Ann Rinaldi's In My Fathers House      In the book In My Fathers House, written by Ann Rinaldi, there are two main characters whose names are Maria and Oscie. These two girls are sisters that live in a house that is being divided by the civil war. Their stepfather (Will McLean) is from the north and is known as a Yankee in the south. Most southerners disagree with his beliefs on slavery, but nevertheless, he is still a respected town leader on the school board and is head of the volunteer fire department....   [tags: Ann Rinaldi In My Fathers House]

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Rainer Maria Rilke

- Rainer Maria Rilke 	"Rose, o pure contradiction, desire to be no one’s sleep beneath so many lids." This was Rainer Maria Rilke’s self-composed epitaph, written before leukemia took his life on December 29, 1926. The rose was a symbol of love, beauty, and devotion in many of Rilke’s writings.With quotes such as this Rilke became known as one of the best poets of the 20th century. 	Rainer Maria Rilke was born on December 4, 1875 in Prague, which is now the capital of Czechoslovakia....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Maria Gaetana Agnesi

- Maria Gaetana Agnesi Maria Agnesi was born in Milan, Italy on May 16, 1718. During her lifetime she accomplished quite a bit. She was the first woman in the western part of the world to be officially and accurately referred to as a Mathematician. Her largest accomplishment and publication was published when Sir Isaac Newton was still alive and his studies most likely contributed to her own. Nevertheless, Agnesi deserves recognition not only for her mathematical publications but for all she contributed to math, science, and the western world as a whole....   [tags: Papers]

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Themes in All Quiet on the Western Front by Enrich Maria Remarque

- The theme in a story is a message or lesson that the author wants the reader to take away when reading the story. These themes can teach the reader lessons, get points across or help them understand the book better. All Quiet On The Western Front displays the themes: the horrors and destruction of war and the effects on soldiers, sacrifice, loss of innocence, and friendship. Because All Quiet on the Western Front is about among soldiers fighting on the front lines of battle, one of its main focuses is the disastrous effect that war has on the soldiers who fight in it....   [tags: battle, fight, effect of wars]

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Commentary on All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

- All Quiet on the Western Front is about men going on a very difficult battle. The battle that they go through is World War I. These men volunteered to fight in the war, but they didn’t expect it to be this hard. They face many hardships, including food. Food is hard to find during this time and in this part of the war. Many people died, and the ones that survived had to witness their friends that they met die. Some people in war do not die, but they are seriously injured. These men must face big complications during war, and this book helps show readers how life was like during World War I....   [tags: World War I, Weapons, Death]

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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarche

- In the novel, “All Quiet on The Western Front”, by Erich Maria Remarque, the author expresses his outlooks through the main character, Paul. Paul, also being the narrator, describes all the physical and emotional experiences of battling World War I. When Paul and a few of his classmates enlist in the war, they are enthusiastic because they believe that what they will be doing is purely about honor. However, throughout the novel, Paul and his friends begin to realize that it is actually about terror and grief....   [tags: story and character analysis]

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The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus

- Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy to Domenico Colombo and Susanna Fontanarossa. Barely anything is known about Columbus’s childhood, but it is told that he was very well educated and spoke seven different languages. As a young boy, he would go sailing out at sea. He continued this throughout his older years (Amanda Briney). In 1497, Columbus met his brother Bartolomeo, who was a mapmaker, in Lisbon. He later met his wife Filipa Moniz Perestrello and married her. Shortly after their marriage his wife Filipa gave birth to their son Diego in 1480....   [tags: genoa, italy, Pinta, Nina, and the Santa Maria]

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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

- All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque "All Quiet on the Western Front" was written in a first person style. The story was told by Paul Baümer, a nineteen year old student, convinced to enlist with the German army by his schoolmaster, Kantorek. Along with many of his friends from school, he is trained under Corporal Himmelstoss, a strictly disciplined commander who dislikes Paul because of his "defiance." When sent to the front, Paul, along with his other friends, made new friendships that would last throughout time....   [tags: All Quiet on the Western Front]

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Women as Sexual Objects in Metropolis

- Women as Sexual Objects in Metropolis In the film Metropolis, I feel women are basically represented as a sexual object. Also in my opinion certain male figures were the dominant images throughout the whole movie. Some may believe that at one point, the robot-Maria was a dominant figure but I believe the robot was just a technological advancement to increase the view that women are seen as sexual objects. Why was the robot created in Metropolis in the form of a woman. This is a question that is portrayed in Huyssen's article....   [tags: Movie Film Essays]

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Madonna and Maria Callas: Two Divas

- The Oxford English dictionary defines a diva as "a distinguished female singer" (Oxford University Press, 2014). Both Maria Callas and Madonna fit this definition, despite doubts in their singing ability. They share a dramatic presence, both on and off stage, which distinguishes them from others. Madonna and Maria Callas are both singers whose personality and presence are often given more weight than the strength of their technical performance. Madonna's vocal ability, Jones tells us, was largely considered "the weakest aspect of her performance" (Jones, 2008 p.165)....   [tags: Entertainers, Singers, Tragedy]

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Maria Callas and Madonna are Divas for Different Reasons

- The reputations of Maria Callas and Madonna as divas have both been earned for different reasons and yet, both can easily place their titles next to each other. All their musical performances have and are adapted to suit the public eye and sheltered by each singer’s creative influence, in order to improve their labels as divas. √ you give your reader a sense of the discussion that will follow, which is good. Despite that, Madonna and Callas’s public reputations are far apart.√ good Callas was considered a tragic woman during the height and end of her fame,; her image was of a fragile woman and she was seen as ‘mirroring in her life aspects’ (Phillip,, R,....   [tags: talent, image, singers]

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Maria Montessory´s Methods and Theories

- The philosopher who I have chosen to talk about in this essay is Maria Montessori. Maria Montessori’s method and theory has quite inspired me, any child would enjoy coming to school because it is a place for him or her to work in their own environment. The Montessori franchise is a global success story. Montessori schools provide a carefully prepared environment. It also provides opportunities for children to grow intellectually and emotionally. Maria Montessori cared a lot about children and children’s education....   [tags: education, children, schools]

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Narrative Style and Character in James Joyce's Clay

- Narrative Style and Character in James Joyce's Clay For many readers, one of the most appealing factors within literature is often the dynamic representation of character. The idiosyncrasies and appearance of characters are often depicted in great depth and presented with a particular bias in mind. The brief format of the short story does not allow for great lengths of detail to be included therefore, alternate writing styles are used. James Joyce adopts the free and indirect narrative technique to present the story of Maria the suppressive spinster in his short story "Clay." This particular approach influences the reader to sympathize with Joyc...   [tags: Papers]

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All Quiet in the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

- ... Both novels display the harsh effects that war can have on a soldier. Soldier suffer emotional and physical effects that cause the transformation to becoming animals, and losing humanity within themselves. In All Quiet in the Western Front, a major role displayed from Paul is the traumatizing effects that come from experiencing death. To begin, Paul voluntarily joins by being seduced from nationalist ideas. Not thinking of the real effects and consequences that may occur but rather joining for the idea of heroism....   [tags: battles, struggle, nationalistic ideas]

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Poems: Where You From? by Gina Valdez, Legal Alien, Elena by Pat Mora, ad Here by Sandra Maria Esteves

- ... Also she talked about her “past and present” (Esteves 362) which can be interpret like she identifies herself in the same way in her past andher present. The final two lines in the first stanza can summarized her cultural problem “Given a cultural beauty... And robbed of a cultural identity” (Esteves 362), when she says she was “given a cultural beauty” she can be talking about her Hispanic blood, the way she look, but she also mentioned that was “robbed of a cultural identity” which she means that they take her identity away....   [tags: culture-language problems suffered by immigrants]

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Literary Criticism of Wollstonecraft's Maria, or The Wrongs of Woman

- Literary Criticism of Wollstonecraft's Maria, or The Wrongs of Woman "Contradictory words seem a little crazy to the logic of reason and inaudible for him who listens with ready-made grids, a code prepared in advance . . . One must listen to her (Maria) in order to hear an "other meaning" which is constantly in the process of weaving itself, the same time ceaselessly embracing words and yet casting them off to avoid becoming fixed, immobilized.' (Iragary) Thus Wollstonecraft's conflation of public, symbolic discourse with private, emotional, semiotic language can be viewed as a strength rather than a weakness of her fiction" (45)....   [tags: Wollstonecraft]

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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

- ... The dirty thing about war is that in order for it to be fought, men have to fight, suffer, and possibly lose their lives. Most would not knowingly walk into a suicidal mission, and therefore they must be lured in, as Kantorek lured his students. His wise phrases romanticised what the young men would face, but nonetheless, they enlisted. These words would obviously have been countered by a book like All Quiet on the Western Front, and so inhibiting those who wish to access it during wartime would be essential to inspiring individuals to take up arms....   [tags: propaganda, world war I and II, kantorek]

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Commentary Regarding American Edition of Erich Maria Remarque´s All Quiet on the Western Front

- All Quiet On the Western Front By 1929, the example of Remarque's altered text of All Quiet on the Western Front, as Hemingway pointed out, gave further proof of greater intolerance in America than in England. Aldington's experience with Death of a Hero, however, would prove the exception. This war novel is actually an anti-war novel, tracing the lives and losses of a young group of soldiers caught in the brutality of World War I. Gripping, realistic, and searing with a vision inconsistent with post-war German character, this book caused Remarque to receive death threats and to leave Germany to live and work in Hollywood....   [tags: World War I, Soldiers]

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Children of the Abbey by Roche

- The Children of the Abbey as a Hybrid Text Regina Maria Roche’s 1796 The Children of the Abbey is a text that crosses the boundaries of genre: it at once engages with the conventions of the Gothic novel, the pedagogical text, the national tale, the novel of Sensibility, and travel literature. As an Irish-born British woman writing this novel during the politically volatile 1790s, Roche’s historical and temporal location may provide an explanation for her development of this hybrid novel. In its employment of multiple and potentially contradictory genres, The Children of the Abbey may be interpreted as Roche’s reflection of and engagement with the instability of her time....   [tags: Regina Maria Roche Gothic Genre]

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The Concept Of Childbearing Of Poor Women By Kathryn Edin And Maria Kefalas

- In their article, Kathryn Edin and Maria Kefalas focus on the concept of childbearing in poor women and report the results they find from their 2 and a half year study of unmarried women. One of the most interesting concepts they noticed was that these women not only were conscious about their decisions, such as becoming pregnant at a young age or having children out of wedlock, but saw these decisions as being responsible. They explain this as follows: “The growing rarity of marriage among the poor, particularly prior to childbirth, has led some observers to claim that marriage has lost its meaning in low-income communities.” (Promises I Can Keep 11.2)....   [tags: Marriage, Social class, Working class]

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Adult Relationships With A Domestic Violence Offense At Vista Maria

- Tanyia is a 13-year-old African American female who currently resides at Vista Maria after being adjudicated on a Domestic Violence offense and being placed on Level 2 probation. She presents with a multitude of problems that will be the focus of her treatment needs of: verbal and physical aggression, fluctuating moods including irritability and anger, defiance, truancy from school, running away from home, associating with older males, substance use, traumas including physical abuse and rape, other sexual behaviors not appropriate for her age, and limited intellectual functioning....   [tags: Psychology]

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The Road Back By Erich Maria Remarque

- I write to you in effort to bring to your attention a novel that I believe will, in its reprint, aid a great number of students in their efforts to better understand the history of World War I. The Road Back, was written by Erich Maria Remarque, and originally published in 1931 by Random House Trade Paperbacks in New York. The book was mildly successful, but its spotlight was dimmed by its prequel All Quiet on the Western Front, I believe it can draw monumental success in its revival, but only with the assistance of you and your company....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Ottoman Empire]

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Case Analysis : Eva And Maria

- Facts: Eva and Maria entered into a written contract pursuant (a legal document) with Maria for rendering decorating services for a total price of $75,000. A dispute over whether services has been performed correctly arose. Eva claimed full amount was due, but Maria argued that only $50,000 is worth of services performed. Serval weeks later, Maria sent a check for $60,000 to Eva, where Maria wrote “Payment in full for decorating services”. a) Given that Eva and Maria entered a written contract supported by a legal document for a price agreed on $75,000 for rendering decorating services, there is consideration....   [tags: Contract, Gentlemen's agreement, Debt, Money]

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Maria Theresa

- Maria Theresa Birth Date and Birth Place Maria Theresa, the eldest daughter of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI and Elizabeth Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, was born in Vienna on May 13, 1717. Early Life When the only son of Charles VI died and left no heir to the throne, Charles furthered the Pragmatic Sanction. The Pragmatic Sanction is a royal act, which allowed a female to inherit the territories of the Habsburg. In 1736 Maria Theresa married Francis Stephen of Lorraine. The marriage of Maria to Francis was one of love, which was very unlike many in that time....   [tags: History]

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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

- All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque Erich Maria Remarque’s novel, All Quiet on the Western Front gives you detail and insight into the long, destructive “Great War”. Quickly, romantic illusions about combat are disintegrate. Enthusiastic teenage boys convinced to fight for their country by their patriotic teachers came back feeling part of a lost generation . This novel teaches us what a terrifying and painful experience World War I was for those fighting in the trenches on the front....   [tags: Papers]

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The, It Takes Another Sense Nowadays By Kathryn Edin And Maria Kefalas

- While marriage was synonym of childbearing and childrearing, in the 1950’s, it takes another sense nowadays. Kathryn Edin and Maria Kefalas study this new trend within poor young mothers. Specifically, they stress the importance of parenthood over matrimony in these poor neighborhoods. Edin and Kefalas explain how young mothers perceive the erstwhile correlation between marriage and parenthood. This divergent way of thinking throughout social classes and ethnic is analyzed in their book, Promises I Can Keep....   [tags: Marriage, Pregnancy, Mother, Birth control]

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I am Maria Montessori and I want to Start a School

- ... I discovered an interest in pediatrics during my last two years, and in 1896 I graduated from medical school. I became the first woman in Italy to earn a medical degree and become a doctor. My first job was at the University of Rome, Psychiatric Clinic where I observed children with retardation. (Puckett & Duffy 2004) Therefore, I discovered something interesting. Because I love to observe, analyze, deduct, and see what is happening. Problems do not exist in children, but in the adults, in their approaches and in the environment they provide....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Commentary on Erich Maria Remarque´s All Quiet in the Western Front

- In “all quite on western front,” Erich Maria Remarque tells the a story of six young German men who volunteer in World War I, at the age of eighteen. This novel was published in 1929. Remarque himself fought in World War I, but he only endured one month after obtaining of several injuries. He spent rest of the war in the hospital where he had some realization about the nature of war. This novel is told from the point of view on one young soldier named, Paul Baumer. Baumer is an attentive soldier, discloses how life really was really on the war front....   [tags: World War I, Death, Soldiers]

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The Powerful Conclusion of "All Quiet on the Western Front"

- The ending to Erich Maria Remarque’s book, All Quiet on the Western Front is a very convincing and logical ending that connects every end together and ties together with the main themes of the book: the horrors of war, the fragility of human life, and the effect of war on the soldier.. It also ties together the events of the book, and presents us with a brilliant ending that is convincing and believable in light of what we have already seen illustrated. The ending to All Quiet on the Western Front manages to tie in and include elements from at least three major themes in the book, that is, the horrors of war, the fragility of human life, and the effect of war on the soldier.....   [tags: Erich Maria Remarque, English Literature]

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A Womans Role

- A Womans Role According to Judeo-Christian tradition, divine edict clearly relegates women to a position of subservience beneath men, as expressed in the Genesis creation account. This idea of female servility has dominated Western culture for thousands of years with virtually no significant changes; only in the past several decades has the notion of male dominance lost wide-spread acceptance in America. Prior to this cultural shift, American ideology mandated that women dutifully obey their husbands and confine themselves to managing the home and raising children, thus depriving them of any power beyond the sphere of the home and rendering them dependent on their husbands....   [tags: essays papers]

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Use of Opinions, Voices, and Actions in Maria Concepcion

- Use of Opinions, Voices, and Actions in Maria Concepcion "María Concepción did not weep when Juan left her; and when the baby was born, and died within four days, she did not weep" (Porter 144). Katherine Anne Porter's used various writing techniques to develop María Concepción as a round and dynamic character. These methods included the discussion of María's actions, her speech, and by telling what other characters think about María. As a round character María Concepción expressed contradictory attitudes, and diverse personality traits....   [tags: Maria Concepcion Essays]

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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

- What is irony. Irony is a figure of speech in which the intended meaning is actually the opposite of what is expressed by the words the author used. This technique is used to ridicule or mock a particular subject by expressing laudatory remarks, but implying contempt and denigration. There are several examples of irony in the novel _All_Quiet_on_the_Western_Front_ by Erich Maria Remarque, a realistic, yet fabricated account of a soldier's experience in an international war. The lighthearted irony quickly transitions into dark satire with the use of dramatic irony, the setting, and situational irony to mock the glorification of war and introduce reality....   [tags: story analysis]

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Maria Isabella Boyd aka Belle Boyd

- Have you ever dreamt of living an adventurous life. Well for me that was reality. I was a spy and actress, mercilessly charming Union officers into giving me information. Dubbed 'La Belle Rebelle' by a French war correspondent, I went by the name Belle Boyd instead of my original name, Maria Isabella Boyd. I have gone in and out of jail, marriages, and careers (three of each). Throughout the whole ordeal though, I have been constant in my loyalty to the Confederacy. Born on May 4, 1843, I was raised just like any other southern lady....   [tags: biographies bio biography]

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Analysis Of Maria Konnikova 's Three Part Series On Sleep

- Why don’t we care enough about sleep if it’s as basic to our health as diet and exercise. This opinionated question is at the base of Maria Konnikova’s three-part series on sleep. Throughout her three essays, Maria dives into why we sleep and just what happens if we don’t get enough. Through her research and thoughts, she comes to a conclusion that we don’t care enough about sleep to change our behavior because we don’t know enough about why we sleep (Why Can’t We Sleep?, par. 13). This statement of throwing everyone together as if we were all robots who needed the same treatment....   [tags: Sleep, Sleep deprivation, Sleep disorder]

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The Azores, On The Island Of Santa Maria

- Jacinto grew up in a part of Portugal called the Azores, on the island of Santa Maria. Jacinto’s parents Salina and Joseph were from a very poor fishing town on the coast of Santa Maria. Jacinto’s parents were in an arranged marriage that settled a dispute over a cow. Shortly after their marriage the Spanish Civil War began, and Portugal asked for volunteers to aid Spain in their time of need, in which, Joseph volunteered his services. In 1939 the war had subsided and Jacinto’s father returned home, and soon after his mother became pregnant with Jacinto....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Mother, World War II]

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All Quiet On The Western Front By Erich Maria Remarque

- German author Erich Maria Remarque, known for his novel ' 'All Quiet on the Western Front ' ', was a famous author who wrote several novels, short stories, and screenplays. At the end of this lesson, you will have some background information about Remarque who not only wrote great literature, but also fought in World War I with Adolf Hitler. !!!Biography Erich Maria Remarque was born on June 22, 1898 in Osnabruck, Germany and died on September 25, 1970 at the age of 72. In his middle teen years, Remarque began writing essays, poems, and a novel that wouldn 't be published until 1920....   [tags: World War II, Adolf Hitler, Erich Maria Remarque]

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A Interview With Maria Luisa Bemberg, By Zuzana M. Pick

- Throughout the soap, women are seen as the beautiful and emotional characters. They show emotion in their words, actions and gestures. What’s common in Latin American films like Destiny has no favorites and Camila, the women are the one’s who initiate romances between couples. In an “interview with Maria Luisa Bemberg,” by Zuzana M. Pick, Maria explains that she was shocked to be filming a story where a women instead of a man breaks up religious duties for love. Pick is also stunned that women “are the more daring character instead of being seduced and virtually kidnapped by her lover....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman]

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The Montessori Method By Maria Montessori

- “The real punishment of normal man is the loss of the consciousness of that individual power and greatness which are the sources of his inner life,” (Montessori 583). “The Montessori Method” by Maria Montessori in A World of Ideas, is Maria’s ideas of education through a scientific approach. Montessori believes that rewards and punishments should not exist in the world of education. The Montessori Method is a style of teaching that was created by Maria Montessori. In 1897, Maria’s interest for education began when she began working with children with mental disabilities in an asylum in Rome....   [tags: Education, Psychology, Educational psychology]

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Canadian Prairie Skit

- Maria: The term Prairie refers to a large open area of grassland. Genuine prairies are usually found in the southern part of Alberta and Saskatchewan. Abby: It may also refer to farmlands located in the same two provinces including Manitoba. Provinces / Territories Abby: The major cities Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Regina and Saskatoon are mostly in the prairie eco zones. Maria: As of 2011 the population of Edmonton is 1,159,869; Calgary with 1,214,839; Winnipeg with 730,018; Regina with 210,556 and Saskatoon with 260,600 in the Canadian prairies....   [tags: ecozones, grasslands, habitats]

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The Marital Concerns Of Maria

- Some of the areas that Maria would like to address are marital concerns (the romance, hanging out with people other than her husband’s coworkers, communication, spend more time doing outdoor activities), concerns regarding pleasing her parents even during adulthood (the guilt she feels about her parents making sacrifices to send her to the United States to obtain her college degree), and the pressure of her religious background (being Catholic and feeling that she could not divorce her husband, even if she wanted)....   [tags: Question, Interrogative word, Questions, Marriage]

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Paul´s Death in All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

- ... Very few soldiers on the front made it out alive, and Paul Bauman was no different. In Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front, Paul’s fate of death is decided by the beginning due to the physical and mental dangers. The physical dangers of the war made sure that it was nearly impossible for soldiers to make it out of the war alive. The battlefield was fraught with many dangers and the jaws of death were just lurking around the corner for many of the soldiers. What made it almost certain that Paul what be killed before the war ended was the sheer number of ways that could terminate the life of a soldier....   [tags: trails, tribulations, dangers, death]

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Maria Montessori : A Pioneer For Helping Women And Children

- Maria Montessori a pioneer for helping women and children. Whether it being medically or educational wise, Maria devoted and dedicated her life to helping teachers in Europe then around the world understand why it’s it key to learning and studying early childhood development. Maria broke down gender barriers and advocated for disabled children when others wouldn’t, this is why Maria Montessori is an inspiring legend to millions of women and children. For the Children: Maria Montessori the Miracle Maria Montessori was born on August 31st, 1870 in Chiaravalle, Italy to a Ministry of Finance worker and to the great nice of the Italian Geologist and Theorist Antonio Stoppani....   [tags: Montessori method, Maria Montessori, Pedagogy]

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Maria Chavez : The Oldest Of Her Family

- Maria Chavez, a 15 year old Latina female, was referred to your clinic by her primary physician after her parents brought her in for a checkup. Maria had been experiencing low energy levels, spending far more time sleeping than was usual for her and complaining of stomach pains. She had missed several days of school recently spending the entire day in bed. After three days, Maria’s parents insisted that she return to school, at the completion of the school day Maria would go immediately to bed upon arriving home....   [tags: Family, Mother, Interpersonal relationship]

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All Quiet on the Western Front by Maria Erich Remarque

- Away from the front lines, soldiers are perceived and act as individuals, however when pulled to the front, they come together creating and inseparable bond of camaraderie. Remarque’s All Quite on the Western Front illustrates the true content of war. The soldiers of the front lines fought with a common purpose, putting aside other desires and dining personal needs which created an in ignorable bond of camaraderie making life on the front lines bearable. This is particularly portrayed in Paul’s relationship to other soldiers....   [tags: paul, soldiers, world war II]

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The Limits Of Friendships By Maria Konnikova

- Have you ever made any friends via Facebook, Twitter, or Snapchat that you have never met before. I know I have through Twitter due to having the same interests. Some may say those friends are not really your friends, but virtual ones instead. In the article, “The Limits of Friendships,” by Maria Konnikova, she talks about friendships that are made virtually and in reality. The author argues that the use of social media has hindered friendships and face to face connections within one’s social circle, however, she does not address that they have met their closest support group through social media....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Friendship, Love]

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Maria Goeppert-Mayer

- Maria Goeppert-Mayer Maria Goeppert-Mayer was a famous female physicist around in the early 1900’s. She was born on June 28, 1906 in Kattowitz, Upper Silesia, (today called Katowice, Polland). Maria was the only child of Friedrich Goeppert and his wife Maria Nee Wolff. In 1910 when Maria was four her father moved to Göttingen where Maria stayed and spent most of her life until she was married. Maria forst started off going to public schools in Göttingen but because she was so smart she was able to also go to private schools as well....   [tags: Biography Female Physicist Physics]

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Maria Montessori: Italian Physician and Educator

- The first woman that became an acceptation concerning women and education was Maria Montessori. Thinks to Maria Montessori and her efforts in education, women all over can be inspired to achieve an education in any area that they aspire. The reason why Montessori is so important is because of her philosophy that children should be taught and treated respectfully. “Perhaps this stemmed, in part, from her school experiences”.4 When Montessori was a child, she developed this way of thinking that grownups should respect kids, after overhearing a teacher talk about her....   [tags: education philosphies]

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Analysis Of Maria Herrera Sobek And Tere Romo

- Maria Herrera Sobek and Tere Romo both analyze how Malinche is depicted, mostly in the form of visual imagery. Instead of seeing her in a negative light, as do most Mexicans, they offer an alternative analysis that depicts her as the center of Chicana movement and separates patriarchal misperceptions from the reality. Maria Herrera Sobek looks at pictures and texts with Malinche, seeing her as a beautiful, intelligent, powerful young woman who was a skilled translator. Because she was born and raised to a noble family, by some accounts, she developed translating skills....   [tags: Indigenous peoples of the Americas]

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The Montessori Method and Biography of Maria Montessori

- The Montessori Method was a method developed by an Italian philosopher, Maria Montessori which was developed in the year of 1897. The Montessori Method was an emphasis on emphasis on independence, freedom within limits, and respect for a child’s natural psychological, physical, and social development. This indicated that a child was able to learn in a way that suits the child best, and is allowed to learn how they would like; along with the guidance of a teacher to ensure that the child would stay on task and/or topic....   [tags: independence, limits, development]

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Irony in All Quiet on the Western Front

- ... In addition, when Haie is beating Himmelstoss, Paul’s description of the final blow is that Haie, “… reached out his right arm… he looked as if he were going to reach down a star.” (49). Remarque used an ironic play on the name of the corporal, since Corporal Himmelstoss has a name that is also a play on German words; “himmel” meaning “heaven” and “stoss” (stoß) meaning kick, push, and other similar words. In effect, the beating that Himmelstoss receives is pushing him down from the “heaven” that was his authority over the men....   [tags: Erich Maria Remarque, literary analysis]

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New Day Ranch

- Boots crunch in the leaves signaling the start of a new day’s work. Maria is the owner of the New Day Ranch, a sanctuary for horses of all kinds. She wakes up every morning at the crack of dawn to tend to the dozen horses that reside at the Ranch. It is almost winter and she wanted the horses to enjoy the time they had outside before it would snow. Maria opened up the stables to let the horses out into the pasture accompanied by her two dogs Max and Twilly. She pulled them by the bridle, two at a time until the six that slept inside were freed into the fenced in fields....   [tags: Creative Writing Essay]

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All Quite on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

- Away from the front lines, soldiers are perceived and act as individuals, however, when pulled to the front, they come together creating and inseparable bond of camaraderie. Remarque’s All Quite on the Western Front illustrates the true content of war. The soldiers of the front lines fought with a common purpose, putting aside other desires and denying personal needs, creating a flagrant bond of camaraderie. Through this camaraderie Paul Baumer finds life on the front lines bearable, as we see in the relationships the soldiers share....   [tags: war, death, ]

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Maria Montessori, Civil Rights Movement and The No Child Left Behind Act

- I am going to write about three major events that has affected the course of U.S. education forever. I will also touch on a very important and influential woman who wanted to help others (notably children) first and foremost. America and education worldwide should have tremendous gratitude towards each of these topics I will be discussing. Personally, as I researched each one, I feel more motivated and driven to impact my own community and raise awareness on how important education is. The influential woman I mentioned above is Maria Montessori....   [tags: Education, Changes, Equality]

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Trapped By Society: I Only Came to Use the Phone

- Do you ever feel trapped when you are in a place that you have never been before. Isolation criticizes society since it does not let everyone be equal or have the same rights. Isolation can completely change a person, and it is usually for the worst. Society “acts” like they try to prevent isolation, but in reality they isolate people for certain reasons, then those people get judged for being “different.” Upon closer inspection it is human nature to deny equal rights because people that do not act, dress, or look the same are labeled as strange, and unfortunately, many times are not accepted by the majority of society....   [tags: analysis, I only came to use the phone]

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Catharine Maria Sedgewick's Hope Leslie

- Catharine Maria Sedgewick's Hope Leslie The title character of Catharine Maria Sedgewick’s novel, Hope Leslie, defies the standards to which women of the era were to adhere. Sedgewick’s novel is set in New England during the 17th century after the Puritans had broken away from the Church of England. Hope Leslie lives in a repressive Puritan society in which women behave passively, submit to the males around them, and live by the Bible. They allow the men of their family to make decisions for them and rarely, if ever, convey an opinion that differs from the status quo....   [tags: Sedgewick Hope Leslie Essays]

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Maria Montessori and the Montessori Method of Teaching

- Maria Montessori was born in 1870 in the town of Chiaravalle, Italy. Her dream was to become an engineer but luckily for us she ended up being the first woman to graduate from the University of Rome La Sapienza Medical School, becoming the first female doctor in Italy. Montessori became intrigued with trying to educate the “special needs” or “unhappy little ones” [Michael Olaf’s Essential Montessori: School Edition for ages 3-12+] Dr. Maria Montessori was a great child theorist. Dr. Montessori’s first notable success was when she had several of her eight year old students apply to take the State examinations for reading and writing....   [tags: special needs, preschool, early education]

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The Montessori : An Educational Theory Developed By Maria Montessori

- Jennifer Baker-Powers, Upper Midwest Lead Teacher, Raintree Montessori How would you describe the Montessori method to someone who has no previous experience with it. “The Montessori method is an educational theory developed by Maria Montessori over 100 years ago. It took into account the child 's developmental and emotional needs and designed classrooms and materials where children learn and grow at their own pace in academics and life skills, as well as basic grace and courtesies." How is a Montessori program different from other preschool programs....   [tags: Pedagogy, Maria Montessori, Education, Teacher]

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The Contrast by Royal Tyler

- ... The gender-based difference shows alignment to the male casts suggesting alignment to the masculine discourse of socio-cultural economy. As its title suggests, contrast is the detail principle behind the play. The central contrast is one between European fashionable, a result of luxury, and American frankness, a result of moderation and industry. Manly and Maria, the two characters who get married at the end of the play, represent the new American characters, while Dimple, Charlotte, and Laetitia represent the disgraceful corruption of European values....   [tags: play analysis]

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Importance of Life Revealed in Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front

- Importance of Life Revealed in Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front     Erich Maria Remarque's classic war novel, All Quiet on the Western Front, deals with the many ways in which World War I affected people's lives, both the lives of soldiers on the front lines and the lives of people on the homefront. One of the most profound effects the war had was the way it made the soldiers see human life. Constant killing and death became a part of a soldier's daily life, and soldiers fighting on all sides of the war became accustomed to it....   [tags: All Quiet on the Western Front Essays]

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The Myth Of A Latin Wom I Just Met A Girl Named Maria

- In this semester we read many essay but many of them had something in common. Every essay might have something like, yet there 's always something each essay make them so unique. In the 50 Essays: A Portable Anthology book has two essays that how felt a discriminated living in the United States for the color of their skin. Yet even though the two essay might seem alike, both essays go problems were treated different. In the essay "The Myth of a Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named Maria" by Judith Ortiz Cofer she talks about how she felt being a Puerto Rican living in a country of judgment for being a Latina....   [tags: African American, Zora Neale Hurston]

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Intimate Relationship in All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

- ... Early in the book, the soldiers lose trust in the generation before them, and channel this anger at their fathers and school teacher, Kantorek. “We had to recognize that our generation was more trusted than theirs. They surpassed us only in phrases and cleverness.” This left them feeling isolated, and in part led to the term “the Lost Generation.” As the war is nearing Armistice, the situation grows bleak for any remaining soldiers, including Paul. He notes near the end that, “We [the soldiers] are little flames poorly sheltered by frail walls against the storm of dissolution and madness, in which we flicker and sometimes almost go out.” This quote describes how the soldiers have been me...   [tags: german soldiers, education]

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The Career and Discoveries of Madame Curie

- Madame Curie Maria Salomea Sklodowska was born on November 7, 1867 in Warsaw, Poland. She is the youngest out of five; Bronislawa, Zosia, Jozef, and Helena. Her parents, Wladyslaw and Bronislawa, were educators who persuaded Maria and her siblings to pursue an education. Her mother was the principal of a local girl school and her father a physics teacher. In 1876, Bronislawa and Zosia got Typhoid fever, which in result caused Zosia death at age 14. In a following death, on May 1878, Maria’s mother dies....   [tags: electrometer, radiation, research]

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Gender Equality And Women 's ' The Respective Day, By Maria De Zayas And Emma Watson

- In their respective day, both Maria de Zayas and Emma Watson have been heralded as strong advocates for the promotion of gender equality. Seeing the rampant inequities present in 17th century Spain, the fiction of de Zayas sought to bring about greater justice for women. Similarly, Emma Watson has emerged in contemporary society as a champion of women’s rights and a proud self-proclaimed feminist. From de Zaya’ short story “Ravages of Vice” and Watson’s speech at the 2014 HeForShe Campaign, messages related to feminism, gender equality, and gender justice are presented in a manner that makes their audience re-conceptualize their preconceived notions about the role each gender plays in societ...   [tags: Gender, Feminism, Gender role, Man]

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Enrich Maria Remarque: A Militant Pacifist

- Enrich Maria Remarque: A Militant Pacifist The First World War was a horrible experience for all sides involved, no one was immune to the effects of this global conflict, and each country was changed in many ways. Erich Maria Remarque was drafted into World War I at age 18. In 1929 Remarque’s first book All Quiet on the Western Front was published. Throughout the book, the death and destruction caused by battle is clearly shown. Remarque's novel is a statement against war, focusing dramatically on the extreme effects of war on the humanity of soldiers....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Biography of Dr. Maria Montessori

- Dr. Maria Montessori came up with the Montessori Method over 100 years ago. Maria was an Italian educator and physician. She ended up organising the Montessori Method of education for children and, was also the first women to receive a medical degree in 1894. The Montessori Method is in a child-centered educational approach and it’s based on scientific observations from birth to adulthood. Maria based her approach to children on their natural learning tendencies. Maria Montessori was born in Chiaravalle Italy in 1870....   [tags: children, montessori method, education]

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All Quiet On The Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

- At the beginning of the 20th Century, the great powers of the world engaged in the largest war concerning deaths in modern times. This war, which is often called the Great War, or World War I, had serious consequences that have affected our world today a great deal. Many great novels were written this century dealing with the Great War. One book, All Quiet on the Western Front, has been considered a classic and possibly "the greatest war novel of all time." The story follows the adventures of a German solider, Paul Baumer, from the time he enters the military to his unfortunate death at the end....   [tags: Quiet Western Front Great War]

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Maria Mitchell

- MARIA MITCHELL The person that I chose for the Womens History Month report is Maria Mitchell, who was a self- taught astronomer. She discovered Comet Mitchell and made amazing achievements throughout her life. Maria Mitchell was born on August 1, 1818 on the Massachusetts island of Nantucket to William and Lydia Mitchell. When Maria Mitchell was growing up in the Quaker community, few girls were allowed to study astronomy and higher mathematics. Even though the Mitchell's weren't rich Maria's father, a devoted amateur( most astronomers of that time were amateurs) astronomer, introduced her to mathematics and the night sky....   [tags: essays research papers]

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All Very, The Western Front, By Erich Maria Remarque

- In Erich Maria Remarque’s, “ All Quite In The Western front”, he tells a story about a young man, Paul Baumer, and his classmates, Leer, Müller, and Kropp, who voluntarily enlisted in the German army during World War I. They chose to enlist voluntarily after their teacher, Kantorek, made a very inspiring patriotic speech. But after a few weeks they regretted their choice. The barbaric training and the life in the front brought constant mental and physical terrors to the life of these soldiers. They no longer believed in the ideals of nationalism and patriotism that the teacher’s speech had inspired in them....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Erich Maria Remarque]

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All Quiet On The Western Front

- Erich Maria Remarque wrote All Quiet on the Western Front in 1929 to advertise the horrors of World War I, the dangers of complete nationalism, and how any type of war can turn even the strongest soldier into an emotional and physical mess. With the novel being written in the early 20th century, the starting point of the World Wars, Remarque had the emotions of the public and Europe and American and the tip of her fingertips. The point of the novel was not to glorify war like previous war time novels had, rather it was to show the horror and the realistic negative aspects to war that the common person would not see....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Erich Maria Remarque]

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Helena Maria Veramontes' The Moths

- Helena Maria Veramontes writes her short story “The Moths” from the first person point of view, placing her fourteen year old protagonist female character as a guide through the process of spiritual re-birth. The girl begins the story with a description of the debt she owes her Abuelita—the only adult who has treated her with kindness and respect. She describes her Apa (Father) and Ama (Mother), along with two sisters as if they live in the same household, yet are born from two different worlds....   [tags: short story analysis]

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All Quiet on the Western Front

- Warfare is a dreadful and horrifying experience that shows the violent side of humanity. War is the worst thing a human being can go through. The recruits suffer inevitable damage by the ordeals they encounter and the ruff experiences they take part in. War changes a person, from a nice boy into a stone-cold killing machine. Erich Maria Remarque, the expressive German author, shows the scenes of war in his novel All Quiet on the Western Front. In the novel, Paul Bäumer, the protagonist, journeys to war, like his fellow classmates from high school, and fights for his country....   [tags: atrocious war, Erich Maria Remarque]

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Romeo and Juliet / West Side Story - A Comparison / Contrast

- Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story both have a lot in common as well as major differences that set them apart. Although West Side Story is a direct rendition of Shakespeare's original play, many of the themes and symbols are altered to fit the modern perspective. The characters have a direct correlation to each other, yet racial issues give them a new light. Many of the events also reflect each other, yet small differences give them uniqueness. West Side Story differs from Romeo and Juliet in characterizations, plot sequences, and themes....   [tags: essays research papers]

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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque: The Brutality of War on Soldiers

- Erich Maria Remarque’s classic novel All Quiet on the Western Front is based on World War I; it portrays themes involving suffering, comradeship, chance and dehumanization. The novel is narrated by Paul, a young soldier in the German military, who fights on the western front during The Great War. Like many German soldiers, Paul and his fellow friends join the war after listening to the patriotic language of the older generation and particularly Kantorek, a high school history teacher. After being exposed to unbelievable scenes on the front, Paul and his fellow friends realize that war is not as glorifying and heroic as the older generation has made it sound....   [tags: the great war, german soldiers, suffering]

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All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Maria Remarque

- “All Quiet on the Western Front” is a novel written by Erich Maria Remarque. It is a war novel that tells the story of a young man and his experiences in combat during World War I. The title of the novel roots from a phrase used to describe the silence between shellings and infantry attacks during the battles fought on the western front ( Text, 895 ). Although World War I was a very real event, the testaments of the main character in “All Quiet on the Western Front” is purely fictional, but they are based on the accounts of veterans of the war....   [tags: All Quiet on the Western Front Essays]

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The Work Of Maria Montessori

- The work of Maria Montessori greatly influenced the field of early education. This paper will include a brief summary of Maria Montessori 's life, a description of her major theories or ideas, and how those ideas impact early education today. Summary of Her Life Maria Montessori was born in 1870 in Chiaravalle, Italy and she died in 1952 in the Netherlands at the age of 81, but there were plenty of stops in the years between. Her mother, Renilde Stoppani, was "strong-willed and articulate"; and helped Maria pursue her education although her father, Alessandro Montessori, was "more conservative" and didn 't support that decision (Ashby and Ohrn)....   [tags: Pedagogy, Educational psychology]

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Inspirational Native American Women: Maria Tallchief

- Maria Tallchief was an inspirational Native American woman for all people to look to as a role model. As a child, she was incredibly gifted in the arts. However, by growing up in an Osage family, she had to endure hardships, like bullying, that no child should ever go through. Her dreams, on the other hand, took her places when she got older. She is credited with being the first Native American prima ballerina. Because of her worldwide productions and success, Tallchief met many people and received numerous awards....   [tags: prima ballerina]

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The Futility of War: an Analysis of Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western

- Front Stories of wars and the resulting victories are usually told in highly embellished narratives that seek to cover the grim realities of war as much as they aim to whip up popular emotion in order to ensure support for any future wars among the masses. However, war, by its very nature, is neither desirable nor its outcome praiseworthy. Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front lays bare the gritty, gruesome and ultimately self-defeating nature of wars. As Paul Baumer and his soldier comrades enlist and join the Germany Army in order to defeat the enemy, they themselves are slowly vanquished, first psychologically and finally physically through death....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Stephanie Maria Graph

- Stefanie is a former world’s best ranked female tennis player from Germany. She is considered to be one of the best tennis players of all time. Graf won 22 grand slams single titles, more than any other player has won since the era opened. In 1988, Graf became the only player, to win the "Golden Slam"- getting all four grand slam single titles and Olympic gold medal in the same year. She was the women’s tennis association’s No. 1 player for a record 377 weeks – the longest of any player, she is the only player who have won all four grand slams single tournaments....   [tags: Biography Biographies Bio]

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Maria 's Career Is Destructive For Her Mental Health

- Moreover, Maria often disassociates herself from her actions and looks at her life in third-person. One example would be when she told Carter about her pregnancy and “and she wondered with distant interest just how long the scene would play” (Didion 50). Besides, Simard argues that Maria’s perspective on her relationship with Kate is unhealthy as well. He says that “Kate is a concept to Maria, a self-object, someone Maria needs to complete herself – even though her affection for her daughter is undoubtedly authentic, if misguided” (Simard Page)....   [tags: Harry Potter, J. K. Rowling]

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All Quiet On The Western Front By Erich Maria Remarque

- There are two novels that were written on the personal perspective of two common soldiers in the war to end all wars, World War I. Both novels reflect on the personal experiences as the two adversary are faced with frontline service, both ordinary soldiers, one German, the other American. Both reflect upon the horrors witnessed by trench warfare and fond memories at home. All Quiet on the Western Front is considered to be one of the greatest war novels of all time by author Erich Maria Remarque....   [tags: World War I, Trench warfare, World War II]

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