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    The context of the work is set between 1939 and 1944, in Danzig (Germany). But the narrator, Pilenz, tells the story about Mahlke and their adolescence, some years later, when he is already an adult. Pilenz's aim of writing this story is making a kind of catharsis in order to remove a feeling of guilt. This feeling of guilt is mainly due to the fact that, his high school fellow, Mahlke, died drowned into the sea at the end of the Second World War. Along the novel the symbolic figures of the cat

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    Harriet Beecher Stowe

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    Beecher Stowe led a very demented life, but this made her affect her readers more that she let it affect herself. Born June 14, 1811, in Litchfield, Connecticut, Harriet Beecher was exceptional (Great Neck Publishing). She was the seventh child of Lyman and Roxana Beecher. Five others following after her, she was one of thirteen children (Magill 533, 535). Five years after Harriet’s birth, Roxana, her mother, died (Magill 534). Even before this happened, Harriet’s family was deeply religious; afterwards

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    The Methodist Church The Lee family arrived in the United States approximately around 1748 or 1750. The Lee family would play significant role in the transformation of this country as time went on. During the Second Great Awaking there were many social issues that developed during this era. One of the social issues that resulted from the Second Great Awakening was arrival of the Methodist Church to the United States in 1768 and the rapid growth of the Methodist church. This became a problem for

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    Works Cited Beecher, Catharine. "Essay on Slavery and Abolitionism." The Limits of Sisterhood: The Beecher Sisters on Women's Rights and Woman's Sphere. ed. Jeanne Boydston et. al. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1988. 125-129 Cain, William E., ed. Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Blithedale Romance. Boston: Bedford Books of St. Martin's P, 1996. Grimke, Angelina. "Appeal to the Christian Women of the South." The Public Years of Sarah and Angelina Grimké: Selected Writings 1835- 1839. ed

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    Harriet Beecher Stowe and Uncle Tom’s Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe was born on June 14, 1811. Her father was Lyman Beecher, pastor of the Congregational Church in Harriet’s hometown of Litchfield, Connecticut. Harriet’s brother was Henry Ward Beecher who became pastor of Brooklyn’s Plymouth Church. The religious background of Harriet’s family and of New England taught Harriet several traits typical of a New Englander: theological insight, piety, and a desire to improve humanity (Columbia

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    Harriet Beecher Stowe was born Harriet Beecher in Litchfield, Connecticut on June 14, 1911 to Lyman Beecher and Roxanna Foote. She was one of eleven children, to be precise the sixth child, though not all of her siblings were of the same mother. In 1915, at the age of four, Harriet lost her mother due to an illness, the trauma of the loss stayed with her and even influenced her later writings. After the loss she was taken by her Aunt Harriet Foote to her Grandmother's home in Nut Plains. She stayed

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    The Second Great Awakening was a religious revival. It influenced the entire country to do good things in society and do what was morally correct. The Second Great Awakening influenced the North more than it did the South and on a whole encouraged democratic ideas and a better standard for the common man and woman. The Second Great Awakening made people want to repent the sins they had made and find who they were. It influenced the end of slavery, abolitionism, and the ban of alcohol, temperance

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    The Devil's Playground

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    It was the Spring of 1891 that the old prospector awoke to the terrifying sounds of rushing water. Close, much too close, he thought as he sat up quickly, barely realising that he was soaked through and through and trying to wake up. He could not believe what he was seeing! He threw up a fist in each eye socket, a futile an attempt to clear the sleep from his crusty old eyes so he could get a second look, secretly hoping the next time he opened his them, things would make sense. He slowly drew his

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    She was one of 13 children born to a leading Calvinist minister, Lyman Beecher, who was committed to social justice. Lyman took a strong abolitionist stance following the pro-slavery Cincinnati Riots of 1836. His attitude reinforced the abolitionist beliefs of his children, including Stowe. All of these things took effect on Stowe later in life

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    “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” Harriet inspired many souls to do for others and take the risk to be free. Harriet Tubman( Araminta Ross ) was born in Maryland in 1820 or 1821 the exact date of her birth is unknown. The sixth out of eleven children was Harriet. Their shelter was a little hut behind the “big house.” Harriet’s family was owned by Edward Brodas.

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