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    Triumph of Good in Captain Corelli's Mandolin Despite a backdrop of war, many characters in "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" are essentially good. This goodness in many characters overcomes the difficulties within relationships and the difficulties posed by war. De Bernières shows the triumphant nature of this goodness through his characters as they interact and develop relationships with one another. The island of Cephallonia has been able to survive through a history full of invasions. Its population

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    Louis de Bernieres's Captain Corelli’s Mandolin Louis de Bernieres uses three principal techniques to portray the effects of war so powerfully in his book. These techniques are the powerful narrative, strong pictorial language, and black humour. Above all, the message is conveyed in the narrative, especially when Louis De Bernieres graphically describes the war’s impact on the soldiers who are fighting for their country. At first, the soldiers are united in their fight against the enemy

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    De Berniere's Presentation of Politicians in Captain Corelli's Mandolin In Captain Corelli's Mandolin, De Bernieres includes chapters which are dedicated to Mussolini and Metaxas. He uses actual historical figures alongside fictional characters to add a sense of reality and to give the novel an historical aspect. De Bernieres presents both politicians in a contrasting way. He introduces Mussolini who delivers a dramatic monologue in chapter 2. The chapter satirises Mussolini's character

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    Louis de Bernières' Novel Captain Corelli's Mandolin Already from the first chapter the author introduces us to one of the most important characters of the book, Dr. Iannis. There are several factors that help the writer to present him to the readers. The most important ones are language (including the narrative style) and classical allusions. The diction in this chapter is very difficult and contains a lot of medical terminology. This shows us that Dr. Iannis is a very educated man

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    Character Analysis of Mandras in Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres The presentation of Mandras in the novel is one which is subject to change and alteration. The implications of his change in character relate to the wider issue of war and its effects on both individuals and society. Mandras is used as an example of the negative and grave psychological scars war can inflict. When Mandras first appears in the novel, he is presented as a potential love interest for Pelagia

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    'Captain Corelli’s Mandolin' S U M M A R Y It is 1941, and a young Italian officer, Captain Antonio Corelli,arrives on the beautiful Greek island of Cephallonia as part of an occupying force. He is billeted in the house of the local doctor, Iannis and his daughter Pelagia. He quickly wins the heart of Pelagia through his humour and his sensitivity, not to mention his stunning ability on the mandolin. But Pelagia is engaged to Mandras, a local fisherman who is away fighting with the Greek army. Despite

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    Captain Corelli’s Mandolin directed by John Madden is an Greek film that follows a group of people whose lives become intertwined on the Greek island of Cephalonia during the Italian and German occupation of World War II. The film gives viewers an understanding of the world war 2 whilst providing a very important message that even at the worse of times, frighting for what matters the most in life. Three important themes explored by Madden to highlight this message are love, war The film starts the

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    psychological. Throughout Captain Corelli’s Mandellis, Othello and Pride and Prejudice, transformation of characters explicitly portrays both the uncertainty of one’s true self being, progression or regression due to turbulent relationships. Transformation of characters will be explored in the light of the definition transformation is “a marked change in form, nature or appearance”, whilst also considering the ideology of spiritual and psychological

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    Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, directed by John Madden, follows a group of people whose lives become intertwined on the Greek island of Cephalonia during the Italian and German occupation in World War II. The film offers viewers an understanding of the nature of war, while also providing the vital message that fighting for what you believe in is always important. Three important themes explored by Madden, to highlight this message are the power of love, the horrors of war and the importance of education

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    Penelope Cruz Most people know actress Penelope Cruz for her roles in outstanding films. These films include Vanilla Sky, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, and Vicky Cristina Barcelona. Penelope Cruz is the one of the most successful, well known Spanish actresses; however, her life is more than just acting. Penelope Cruz Sanchez aka Penelope Cruz was born on April 28, 1974 in Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain. Penelope’s parents Eduardo and Encarna named her after a song written by Spanish singer Joan Manuel

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