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    Woyzeck, by Georg Buchner

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    by a hundred other crazy fans, or sitting in a dark, silent, planetarium and questioning your existence as virtual stars fly by at close proximity with amazing detail. When it comes to any performance, but even more specifically to Woyzeck by Georg Büchner, the power of proximity between audience and cast or set has a direct correlation on how audience members perceive and sympathize with a play. When Reading Richard Schechner's “Notes Towards an Imaginary Production” for inspiration on how to approach

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    Lenz, by Georg Buchner

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    This suggests that Buchner disregarded the classical narrative style to make the madness of Lenz more believable. Helmut sees this as the ‘effacement of all differences between the narrators and protagonists perspective’ Therefore, one can infer that the protagonist and narrator have blurred which makes the narration more ambiguous. This makes the reader consider the reliability of the narrator but also makes Lenz seem realistically troubled. Helmut continues stating that Buchner has a ‘disregard

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    Woyzeck When reading the play Woyzeck by Georg Buchner, one must be willing to delve deep into the surreal as well as the confusing and even uncomfortable. The play hinges upon psychology and the fact (one of the few facts found in the play, even) that the main character of the play (Woyzeck) has obvious psychological problems that none of the other characters seem to pay attention to. Psychology is a constant theme in modern drama, and Buchner seems to bring that to the forefront in Woyzeck

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    Spiritual Murder in Buchner's Woyzeck

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    Spiritual Murder in Georg Buchner's Woyzeck Throughout dramatic history, tragedies have depicted a hero's humanity being stripped from him. Usually, as in Shakespeare's classic paradigms, we see the hero, whether King Lear or Othello, reduced from his original noble stature to nothingness and death. Yet Georg Buchner's fragmentary play Woyzeck shows us a protagonist already stripped of humanity, transformed into and treated as an animal. Indeed, Woyzeck, far from being a simple tale of a village

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    Social Theorists

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    Since it is extremely difficult to have such a complete strong hold on social issues such as family, politics and economics, it is important to know and understand the basic principles that underline the theories we study. To compare the theories of Georg Simmel, Vilfredo Pareto, and George Herbert Mead, I will first discuss the basic strengths and weaknesses of their theories. Simmel was a conflict theorist who sought to investigate “pure or formal sociology” by trying to understand the societal forms

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    Herder, Gadamer, and 21st Century Humanities

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    life, civilization, and residence on earth,' cannot be accomplished by insisting upon the means and prescriptions of any one tradition. In this paper I address the theme of the Congress by considering the views of Johann Gottfried Herder and Hans-Georg Gadamer on education and history. In spite of attacks on his religious loyalties, Herder supported what may today be called pluralism. Having studied history and having watched history in the making of one of its darkest moments, Gadamer also saw the

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    George Simmel

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    influenced by Simmel. This was especially true of those who developed the symbolic interaction approach including writers in the Chicago school, a tradition that dominated United States sociology in the early part of this century, before Parsons. Georg Simmel (1858-1918, Germany) was born in Berlin and received his doctorate in 1881. He was of Jewish ancestry and was marginalized within the German academic system. Only in 1914 did Simmel obtain a regular academic appointment, and this appointment

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    Bosnia-Hercegovina

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    Trogir, his cousins were counts of Spalato or Split. This p owerful man titles himself ban of Croatia and dominus Bosniae, and appoints his brother Mladen I Subic (1302-04) and later his eldest son Mladen II (1312-14) as ban of Bosnia. His second son Georg was count of Trau and Split, his third son Pavao was count of Trau. By the third generation, however, the family had lost its power. This first dynasty of bans issued byzantine-style coins, with no heraldry. Their seals, however, show the Subic arms:

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    Electrical Resistance

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    electric transmission lines. In circuits where the current (I) and voltage (V) are related by a simple proportionality constant, as in OHM'S LAW, V = RI, the proportionality constant R is the resistance of the circuit. This discovery was made by Georg Simon Ohm (1787-1854), a German physicist, therefore, Ohm is the common unit of electrical resistance. Resistance is the property of an electric circuit or part of a circuit that transforms electric energy into heat energy. The dissipation of

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    Problems of narrow technical perspective and the broadest ideological manipulation are directly traceable to sophistic paideia. Thus, Gadamer points to hermeneutical praxis as 'the heart of all education that wants to teach how to philosophize.' Hans-Georg Gadamer describes the traditional ideal of Greek education as turning the student toward everything exempt from necessity comprising the beautiful. (2) This paideia consisted above all in developing a harmonious disposition of the soul, a hexis or

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