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  • Review of The Endless Steppe

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    Review of The Endless Steppe The book is a war-time autobiography about Esther Hautzig's exile to Russia during World War 1. At the beginning of the account it is set in Poland and then transfers with the movement of the refugees she is with to Russia. Esther Hautzig wrote the book looking back on her past life in 1968. The First World War affected Esther's life from 1939 when Hitler's armies marched on Poland until when she was released from exile in 1946. In 1940 the Russians who were

  • The Endless Steppe by Esther Hautzig

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    “Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.” (Johann von Goethe) “The Endless Steppe” by Esther Hautzig is a novel about a family’s determination to survive. In the novel it tells of how determination, the human ability to adopt, and happiness can hold a family together and help them even preserver over all odds. In addition, “The Endless Steppe” tells of Reisa, Ryia, and Esther tales of how they overcame these ordeals and survived in Siberia in their own way. The

  • Understanding The Holocaust and Preventing it Happening Again

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    await them. That is exactly what happened to Esther Hautzig, the writer of The Endless Steppe, when she was just a little ten-year-old girl. Esther's family, the Rudomins, was wealthy and ran a business in Vilna, Poland. They lived a happy and stable life until they were claimed to be "capitalists and therefore enemies of the people." Consequently, they were put on a truck that would send them to the "Endless Steppe" of Siberia, where they would struggle to survive five long years of starvation

  • Analysis Of Gilgamesh Without Enkidu

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    Gilgamesh, without Enkidu, is like fire without oxygen. Enkidu is needed by Gilgamesh in order to flourish; not being able to survive long without his sidekick. Both men were created, by the God’s, for each other. They were built to be together and work off each other’s strengths, being able to accomplish great things together. Without Godly intervention, the two may have gone unmatched and never met their other half. The question is: would the story, The Epic of Gilgamesh, have the same outcome

  • The Fall of the Roman Empire

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    pivotal points in all of human history. This event traditionally marks the transition from classical civilization to the birth of Europe. There is an absolutely tremendous scholarly interest in this subject; thousands of books have been published and endless numbers of essays and theories, as to the cause, have been written. Why did the Roman Empire in the West fall? It is difficult to pinpoint a simple explanation. Some scholars have tried to identify one main problem which caused the fall. Some say

  • Personal Essay Personal Statement

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    realized that archaeology is to make up and modify history by analyzing objective materials. In their courses, such as Research of Chinese Archaeology, Chinese and Western Cultural Exchange Archaeology and Archaeology Research of Bronze Age in Eurasian Steppe, Environmental Archaeology, Ceramics Archaeology and Art Archaeology not only did I learn much more professional knowledge in this field, but also formed a way of thinking of how to analyze historical remains in archaeological perspective. Besides

  • Jazz and Three Novels

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    In an essay on Heinrich Heine in his Selected Prose Works written in 1860, Matthew Arnold penned: “Modern man finds himself with an immense system of institutions, established facts, accredited dogmas, customs, and rules which have come down to him from times not modern. Though his life must move forward, he has a sense that this system is not of his own creation, and that it by no means corresponds exactly to the wants of his actual life. Life has become customary, not rational. The awakening of

  • Analysis of The Man with the Twisted Lip, The Adventure of the Speckled Band, and The Red Room

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    Analysis of The Man with the Twisted Lip, The Adventure of the Speckled Band, and The Red Room The Victorian era was a time of great change; industrialisation, imperialism, scientific discovery. These changes reflect in the new topics of contemporary literature. In this essay I am going to look at the effect created by Arthur Conan Doyle and H G Wells in three short stories, analysing how this effect has added to the plot, setting and atmosphere. In order to fully understand the ideas

  • Genghis Khan Essay

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    American best-selling author, John Maxwell once stated "A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way." By examining this statement one would conclude that the old world has had a large quantity of great leaders. Alexander the Great, Marc Antony and even Julius Caesar, all of whom met with their own struggles on their rise to power. Perhaps among these brave, victorious emperors the most notable ruler of all was in fact the honourable Genghis Khan. Around the year 1162 a son

  • Columbia River Basin

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    Columbia River Basin Section 1: Introducing the Columbia River Basin What do you get when you put together a flowing river, with a beautiful mountain, and a rolling valley? The result is the amazing Columbia River Basin. The Columbia River is the sculptor that carved the Interior Columbia River Basin. The Columbia River Basin is made up of many different environments, and contains many different organisms. Mountains, high plateaus, desert basins, river valleys, rolling uplands, and deep