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Idealism and Gunther Grass

- Idealism and Gunther Grass To live in an idealistic society is one that can only be dreamed. Many people want have the “ perfect world” but do not realize that the world is not a perfect place because there are so many different personalities, cultures etc… Gunther Grass (1999 Laureate) in his Noble Lecture: “To be Continued…” explains that he himself cannot be idealistic because of family history. Second, we live in a world where poverty exists. Finally, the Nobel Prize has ties to dynamite....   [tags: Papers]

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Griffins Egg: Gunther

- Griffin's Egg: Gunther Griffin's Egg is a story about Gunther, a man who lives on the moon. And his adventures,as he gets into all kinds of situatutions. He, along with many others, have inhabited the moon because Earth is engauged in a full thermonuclier war. The dangers of the moon however, also come along. Solar flares, dangerous robots, CMP chips, and many more dangers await Gunther on the moon. As gunther is delivering some fuel rods to the G5 Assembly Plant, a Surface Warning is broadcast, this is high levels of radiation caused by a solar flare....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Body Worlds Exhibition by Gunther von Hagens

- The Body Worlds Exhibition by Gunther von Hagens "A quite extraordinary experience, slightly unnerving, but I do feel an enormous respect now for our bodies and the way they function. Thank you!" "I am now able to understand my body in a much better way. Congratulations on such a sensational exhibition and a very enlightening tour. I hope that this exhibition will gain more acceptance." These are two opinions about the Body Worlds exhibition, which is currently in London....   [tags: Papers]

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Literary Merit of John Gunther's Death be not Proud

- Death Be Not Proud by John Gunther is a classic work of literary merit. The genre of the memoir is one that will never die. The life of young Johnny Gunther takes place in the 1940’s, but the courage and wisdom he portrays can be understood forever. The message Johnny sends will endure the test of time. Johnny Gunther goes through countless surgeries, hospital visits, and painful illness. Yet, despite his troubles, Johnny is surprisingly upbeat and optimistic. It is not that he is naive, it is simply that he does not want to show his anguish to the people around him....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Death Be Not Proud

- Death Be Not Proud The book "Death Be Not Proud," written by John Gunther, is the story of author John Gunther's son Johnny. Gunther writes this book in memory of his son. Gunther focuses on three main aspects that outline Johnny's life and the type of individual he was. The three main focuses Gunther depicts are: Johnny's mental and physical characteristics as those of an adolescent and an adult, his bravery and strength of will, and his distinctiveness of devotion to life. The fictional novel time frame takes place from the year 1945 to 1947....   [tags: John Gunther Book Review Summary]

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The Case of Anne Gunter

- The case of Anne Gunter fits the modern stereotype of witchcraft accusations and the trials that resulted from them; a young girl falsely claims that an older woman or women are causing her harm using supernatural abilities they have gained through nefarious means, sending the community into an uproar. Hysteria runs rampant through the community and the poor women are harshly punished – the formulaic story plays out similarly throughout popular media, must notably in Arthur Millers’ ‘The Crucible’....   [tags: modern stereotype of witchcraft accusations]

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Biography of Gunter Grass

- Biography of Gunter Grass *No Works Cited Gunter Grass is a German poet, novelist, playwright, sculptor, and printmaker. Grass describes himself as a "Spataufklarer", a belated apostle of enlightenment in an era that has grown tired of reason ("Gunter"). He was born in Danzig, Germany (currently Gdansk, Germany) on October 16, 1927. Grass wrote his first unpublished novel when he was only thirteen. Like many teenagers during World War II, Grass was a member of the Hitler Youth. He served under Luftwaffe when he was drafted at age sixteen....   [tags: Papers]

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Foundation Of Nursing Essay

- Everyone lives for himself or herself. Although, living for others is what this author calls living. Helping those who cannot help themselves makes one realize their calling and the meaning of their own life; this is the main reason that this author has chosen the profession of nursing. Nursing presents with opportunities to influence the lives of others by aiding them in their recovery. Nursing is an art (Rogers, 1990, p. 102) and it requires as much preparation, as any painter's or sculptor's work....   [tags: Nursing, Nursing theory, Health, Human]

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A History of the Belgian Congo: A Colonial Paradox

- Death and daily life had become one and the same. “In less than twenty years after the first Belgian settlers had landed on the shores of the Congo, an African population that initially stood at twenty to thirty million was reduced to eight million people” (Boahen and Josephy 1971, p.422). The land and the people who lived there undisturbed for centuries had now succumbed to foreign forces in less than two decades. The Congo had always been referred to as the Green Heart of Africa, symbolizing the country’s beautiful landscape and plentiful resources that grow among the dense forests and fields that dot the region and yet now the Congo is commonly referred to as Africa’s heart of darkness, a...   [tags: Green Heart of Africa, Congo, population]

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Siegfried vs Beowulf

- “Any relations in a social order will endure, if there is infused into them some of that spirit of human sympathy which qualifies life for immortality.” -George William Russell Homer defines a hero as one who acquires and maintains honor through victory in battle while embracing a highly individualistic attitude. Homer’s epic warriors were self-interested in order to preserve their honor and to acquire fame--the currency used by the hero to achieve immortality. Heroes of this archetype often show a neglectful disregard for the lives of their warriors and supporting cast....   [tags: Compare, Contrast, Comparative]

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