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Biography Of Poet Natividad Marquez

The Solitude of Latin America Gabriel Garcia Marquez was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982, fifteen years after the publication of his book One Hundred Years of Solitude. His speech accepting the Nobel Prize, lived up to his stature; a brilliant author and narrator seamlessnessly blending the real with the unreal, the ordinary and the magical. The speech offers glimpses into Marquez’s thoughts pertaining to Latin America, to his childhood and to humanity as a whole. Marquez’s...

Alejo Carpentier, Colombia, Gabriel García Márquez 1809  Words | 5  Pages

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William Wordsworth (1770-1850), an early leader of romanticism in English poetry, ranks as one of the greatest lyric poets in the history of English literature. William Wordsworth was born in Cookermouth, Cumberland, on April 7, 1770, the second child of an attorney. Unlike the other major English romantic poets, he enjoyed a happy childhood under the loving care of his mother and in close intimacy with his younger sister Dorothy (1771-1855). As a child, he wandered exuberantly through the lovely...

England, Lyrical Ballads, Poetry 2044  Words | 6  Pages

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Mini Biography on Destery Smith (Moore)    Destery Smith (aka Destery Moore) was born on February 19, 1991 in Bakersfield CA. From a  young age Destery aspired to be a director in films and now at age 21 he has truly made a  name for himself. He has a love for music, video games, making his own video's, DJing, and  making techno music and with his love for all of these things, he has become famous. He  makes youtube videos with his best friend on a channel called DesandNate where they talk  about anything and everything...

Dylan and Cole Sprouse, Isles & Glaciers, Mike Fuentes 1783  Words | 9  Pages

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Stalin Biographies

Introduction Beginning with the Soviet myths reinforced by propagandist posters and an official biography, the 'great man', Joseph Stalin (birth name: Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili) has left behind a legacy that confronts historians with a conundrum; to decode the personality, psychology, intentions and influence of his person, clouded by historical inaccuracies within Soviet archives attributed to the "cult of personality" and political agendas of subsequent leaders such as the Stalinist...

Cold War, Isaac Deutscher, Joseph Stalin 2419  Words | 7  Pages

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Metaphysical Poets

Taylor English 1101 Dr. Marla J. Fowler 8-5-12 Metaphysical Poets The term metaphysical poets was coined by the poet and critic Samuel Johnson to describe a loose group of British lyric poets of the 17th century, whose work was characterized by the inventive use of conceits, and by speculation about topics such as love or religion. These poets were not formally affiliated; most of them did not even know or read each other (Wikipedia). Their work is...

Andrew Marvell, English poets, George Herbert 1611  Words | 5  Pages

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Bradley Marquez

Bradley Marquez: Reduction in Force (A) Bradley Marquez (BM) was created by Jim Bradley and Alberto Marquez in 1995 with the basic mission of helping companies bring their business to ethnic markets. Jim Bradley studied creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College, had nine years of marketing position experience, yet never established a college degree in any type of business aspect. The same scenario was prevalent for Alberto Marquez, who received a B.F.A in acting from Penn State, and was a professional...

Layoff, Leadership, Management 1538  Words | 5  Pages

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Biography of Euripides

Chapter 1: Euripides Biography Part 1: Bob Prescott Euripides lived in a very mysterious time. We know so little about the era in which he lived because of the loss of many ancient manuscripts at the burning of the Library of Alexandria. Given this massive loss of knowledge of the pre-modern world, it is hard to cobble together a full biography of Euripides. There is, however quite a lot of information known about him. This is known due to the fact that Euripides is a character in some of Aristophanes’...

Aeschylus, Ancient Greece, Aristophanes 1861  Words | 5  Pages

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Biography of Manny Pacquiao

RUNNING HEAD: Biography of Manny Pacquiao 1 Biography of Manny Pacquiao (Informative Speech) Juana M. Jackson Keiser University RUNNING HEAD: Biography of Manny Pacquiao 2 As a fellow native of the...

Boxing, Juan Manuel Márquez, Manny Pacquiao 687  Words | 3  Pages

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Kafka and Marquez

stories one is able to fully understand the struggles incurred by those individuals who are different from what society considers being normal. The first area within these stories that shares this common thread is the theme of both stories. Kafka and Marquez both focus on society's fascination with things that are different and unique. However, the theme does not stop there, because in both stories the individuals who are unique are both mistreated. In "A Hunger Artist," the hunger artist is unique because...

A Hunger Artist, Franz Kafka, Gabriel García Márquez 1543  Words | 4  Pages

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Louis Aragon the Famous Poet

Louis Aragon The Famous French Poet English Literature Essay Louis Aragon, the famous French poet and novelist saw potential very early in Jacques Roubaud’s young career. Encouraged by this one, at the age of 12 in 1944 Jacques Roubaud published his first collection of poetry appropriately named Poésies juvéniles (Youthful Poem). And then a second anthology came in 1952 entitled Voyage du soir (Evening journey). Since then Jacques Roubaud vocation has in many ways fulfilled its early promises....

Fiction, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Literature 919  Words | 3  Pages

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Poet Biography: Yusef Komunyakaa

Yusef Komunyakaa is a Black American poet who currently teaches at New York University. Yusef rose from being the son of a carpenter to becoming one of the most extraordinary poets writing today. In 1947, the eldest of five children James William Brown was born in a small town of Bogalusa, Louisiana. He would later grow up and reclaim the name Komunyakaa his grandfather had once lost as a stowaway in a ship from Trinidad. He was raised during the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement. He served...

Colorado, John F. Kennedy, Music 485  Words | 2  Pages

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A Biography of Sylvia Plath

class! OCCUPATION: Academic, Editor, Author, Poet BIRTH DATE: October 27, 1932 DEATH DATE: February 11, 1963 EDUCATION: Smith College, Cambridge University PLACE OF BIRTH: Boston, Massachusetts PLACE OF DEATH: London, England Best Known For Sylvia Plath was a gifted, troubled poet, known for the confessional style of her work. She wrote the novel The Bell Jar. Sylvia Plath biography Synopsis Sylvia Plath was a gifted, troubled poet, known for her confessional style work. Winning...

Gwyneth Paltrow, Mademoiselle, Newnham College, Cambridge 693  Words | 3  Pages

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Seamus Heaney: the Mind of a Brilliant Irish Poet

Seamus Heaney:The Mind of a Brilliant Irish Poet “Even if the hopes you started out with are dashed, hope has to be maintained.” This quote was once said by famous Northern Irish poet Seamus Heaney at a book signing, it is also what has motivated many young poets today to continue writing even when there is “no hope”. Heaney is not only a poet but a playwright, translator, lecturer and recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. He is most famous for his work translating the epic Anglo-Saxon...

Belfast, Beowulf, Northern Ireland 1037  Words | 3  Pages

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The Transitional Poets

Gray, Burns, and Blake: The Transitional Poets It was the mid-eighteenth century and poets were tiring of the neoclassical ideals of reason and wit. The Neoclassic poets, such as Alexander Pope, "prized order, clarity, economic wording, logic, refinement, and decorum. Theirs was an age of rationalism, wit, and satire." (Guth 1836) This contrasts greatly with the ideal of Romanticism, which was "an artistic revolt against the conventions of the fashionable formal, civilised, and refined Neoclassicism...

Grammatical person, Neoclassicism, Northrop Frye 930  Words | 3  Pages

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Emerson's Poet

Emerson’s “Poet” First published in 1844, Ralph Waldo Emerson released his essay titled “The Poet.” In this essay, Emerson provides his thoughts of the ideals of a poet. He was not speaking of any poet, instead an American poet. What should their ideals be? What should their role in society be? And how can the American poet distinguish him or herself and think independently from the European influence? Emerson argues that the poet is a “namer” and a “seer”, who permeates the secrets of...

American poets, Leaves of Grass, Ralph Waldo Emerson 1086  Words | 3  Pages

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Robert Frost: Poet, Icon, Legend

Robert Frost: Poet, Icon, Legend It is really no surprise that Robert Frost possessed such an intense love of literature. Both of his parents, Isabelle Moody and William Prescott Frost, Jr. were teachers who exposed him to the likes of Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Burns at a very early age. Born on March 26, 1874, Frost almost immediately developed a love of nature and the countryside. Although his life was filled with unthinkable tragedy, he managed to overcome the obstacles and become one of the...

Ezra Pound, Iamb, Iambic pentameter 1726  Words | 5  Pages

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Jamaican Poets

specifically Jamaica, during the year of 1900-1929 there were two poets whose work truly stood out and made a statement. Those poets were Thomas Redcam (1870-1933) and Claude McKay (1878-1972). Thomas Redcam was a Jamaican poet who came from Irish ancestry. Throughout his life he promoted Jamaican literature and was a notable poet. He was seen as helpful and encouragement to younger poets during that time period including Claude McKay. Both poets had such a love for their country and made it clear in their...

2002 albums, Aesthetics, Caribbean 1231  Words | 3  Pages

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Michelangelo's Biography

ceiling paintings of Rome's Sistine Chapel, including the Last Judgment. Although he always considered himself a Florentine, Michelangelo lived most of his life in Rome, where he died in 1564, at age 88. Early Life Painter, sculptor, architect and poet Michelangelo, one of the most famous artists of the Italian Renaissance, was born Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni on March 6, 1475, in Caprese, Italy. Michelangelo's father, Leonardo di Buonarrota Simoni, was briefly serving as a magistrate...

Florence, Leonardo da Vinci, Lorenzo de' Medici 1685  Words | 5  Pages

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez

in the simpler ones, themes like the fight between good and evil, love, between others. There are also the authors that actually mix the fantasy and the reality to a point that it is really hard to see the difference between them, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is said to be the father of this gender called “Magic Realism”, he said that the reason that he sees the world in that particular way of his, is because of the persons that raised him when he was really young “He was made by the sententious, worldly...

Colombia, Gabriel García Márquez, Gustavo Rojas Pinilla 1457  Words | 4  Pages

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A Black Poet

A Black Poet Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri in 1902 (Arnold Rampersad 11). When Hughes was a child his mother and father separated. Most of his young childhood was spent with his grandmother. She raised him to know his self-worth and the importance of know where he came from. He had a lonely childhood. His grandmother encouraged him to read all sorts of literature. At the age of 13 he wrote his first poem in honor of graduation in Lincoln, Illinois where he attended...

African American, American Civil War, Black people 729  Words | 3  Pages

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The Poet Who Watched the World through Her Window

The Poet Who Watched the World Through Her Window Brionna Gardenhire 9th Grade Honors Literature Mr. Phillip Grabowskii November 13, 2012 Emily Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830, in Amherst, Massachusetts. She was the oldest daughter of Edward Dickinson, a successful lawyer, member of Congress, and for many years treasurer of Amherst College, and of Emily Norcross Dickinson, a timid woman. Lavinia, Dickinson’s sister, described Emily as "perfectly well & contented—She is a very...

Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts, Emily Dickinson 1547  Words | 4  Pages

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Biography of Cicero

Running head: Biography of Cicero 1 Biography of Cicero Bruce Hovey 11/15/2011 Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire Kenneth Merschbrock Mid America Nazarene University Biography of Cicero 2 Biography of Cicero Marcus Tullius Cicero, perhaps the greatest orator of Ancient Rome, was born on January 3d, 106 B.C. in the town of Arpinium, about 70 miles from Rome. Although his family had achieved some measure of wealth by the time of his birth, none had ever been...

Ancient Rome, Augustus, Cicero 1294  Words | 4  Pages

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The Poet Martin Carter

Career Poet; British Guiana Civil Service, secretary to superintendent of prisons, 1945-53; teacher, 1954-59; Booker Group of Companies, chief information officer, 1959-66; United Nations, Guyana representative, 1966-67; Republic of Guyana, minister of information, 1967-71; Essex University, England, lecturer, 1975-76; University of Guyana, Georgetown, writer-in-residence, 1977-81; University of Guyana, Georgetown, senior research fellow, 1981-??. Life's Work One of the most important poets to come...

British Empire, British Guiana, Georgetown, Guyana 2115  Words | 6  Pages

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Magical Realism

Gabriel García Márquez: Life Influences and Magical Realism September 19, 2012 Introduction The goal of this project proposal is to present background on the subjects of realism, magical realism, and Gabriel García Márquez. It will go in depth into Gabriel’s life as well as define the difference between realism and magical realism. The ultimate goal is to present a valid project idea pertaining to the three subjects previously mentioned; the project being a combination of a well-researched...

Family, Fiction, Harper Perennial 1310  Words | 4  Pages

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The Harlem Renaissance Poets

Assignment 2: Project Paper: Harlem Renaissance Poets Karron Scott Prof. Josiah Harry HUM 112: World Cultures II 11/27/2012 The Harlem Renaissance was a wonderful allotment of advancement for the black poets and writers of the 1920s and early ‘30s. I see the Harlem Renaissance as a time where people gather together and express their work throughout the world for everyone to see the brilliance and talent the black descendants harness. The two authors I picked were W.E.B Du Bois and Langston...

African American, African American culture, Carl Van Vechten 1310  Words | 4  Pages

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dead poet society question

Dead Poets Society Assignment 1. Make a list of the major characters and think of two or three apt words that describe that character. Neil Popular leader actor passionate Todd Introverted timid Knox Academically focused , idealistic, romantic Charlie Rebellious reckless recalcitrant Cameron Ambitious assiduous compliant Pitts Socially awkward , introverted, takes risks Meeks academically gifted, embracive Mr Perry Dominating, closed minded, Mr Keating Inspiring , challenging...

Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Carpe diem 1517  Words | 5  Pages

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William Shakespeare Biography

What was Shakespeare Biography? Who was William Shakespeare? Where was he born? Where did he go to school? How did William Shakespeare live his life from the beginning to the ending? William Shakespeare’s life became a great mystery with lack of evidence to support any findings. His schooling, his family and parents will be revealed in my paper. Who were William Shakespeare’s parents? The parents of Mr. Shakespeare were John Shakespeare and Mary Arden Shakespeare. Mary Arden married William...

Anne Hathaway, Black Death, Bubonic plague 1685  Words | 5  Pages

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Sport Biography

Week 4 - Assignment  Sport Biography To explore your interest in a particular sport figure or sport-related figure and apply the concepts covered in class, you will write a biography. You must focus on a well known figure. Your biography should cover the following: * A brief discussion of the person’s non-sport background. * A brief discussion of the person’s sport background. * What is this person’s defining moment or moments (e.g., hitting a buzzer beater, a “walk-off” home run,...

Behavior, Human behavior, Interpersonal relationship 825  Words | 3  Pages

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Jesus Biography

------------------------------------------------- Jesus Christ Biography Jesus Christ Biography Biography of Jesus Arquimedes. G Grade 9 religion April-09-2012 Title page Table of contents Title page………………………………………………………………………...1 The birth of Jesus…………………………………………………………….3-4 Jesus child hood………………………………………………………………5 Miracles summary’s………………………………………………………..6-7 Parables summary’s…………………………………………………………8-10 Jesus death and resurrection……………………………………………. ...

Gospel, Gospel of John, Gospel of Luke 1626  Words | 6  Pages

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Harlem Renaissance Poets

center8500085496401000000 Assignment 2: Harlem Renaissance Poets Strayer University HUM 112 August 23, 2014 Early in the 1900’s, there was a large movement of the African American population from their homes in the Southern states of America to the more industrialized and urban states of the North. This movement was known as the Great Migration. They relocated to new cities to seek out jobs and a better way of life for their families. This was a major factor that contributed to the rise...

African American, Black people, Harlem Renaissance 919  Words | 2  Pages

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The Works of Poet Carl Sandburg and His Effect on American Poetry

The Works of Poet Carl Sandburg and His Effect on American Poetry The beloved poet, Carl Sandburg, changed the course of American poetry. He was a poet, novelist, journalist, and songwriter, yet the influence of his works have not always been acknowledged. Carl Sandburg's evocations of American urban and rural life, compassion for people, and his love of nature, through his works have made an enormous contribution to the American literary scene. Carl Sandburg was born on January 6, 1878...

Abraham Lincoln, American poets, Carl Sandburg 1910  Words | 6  Pages

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Shakespeare Biography

William Shakespeare One of history's greatest writers and poets is William Shakespeare. He wrote many famous plays and up to this day, their impact of great liking among people remains. English poet, dramatist, and actor, often called the English national poet and considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time. Other poets such as Homer and Dante, also very famous in time, have excelled and are known in various nations. However, William Shakespeare surpasses them all. No writer's...

Anne Hathaway, Hamlet, Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton 695  Words | 3  Pages

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Biography – Dave Franco. The brother of other well-known film actor James Franco who has been in films such as spider man and rise of the planet of the apes, Dave Franco was born on June 12, 1985 in Palo Alto, California. He’s the son of Betsy a poet, author, and editor, and Doug Franco, who met as students at Stanford University, Franco's father, was of Portuguese and Swedish descent. Franco's mother is Jewish and Dave has stated that he is "proud" to be Jewish. Franco's grandmother, Marjorie Franco...

Actor, English-language films, Episode 519  Words | 2  Pages

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Example biography

Biography During a cold winter in 1984, Tarek Ghobar was born on the 5th of January in The Netherlands. After living in The Netherlands for only six weeks, his parents decided to move to Instanbul for their work at SHELL. This was a decision of which Tarek didn’t encounter a lot of problems, but it did give him a cultural experience from which he is still benefiting. After going to a international school in Istanbul for seven years, his roots got lost during his migration to Cologne, Kaapstad...

Grammatical person, Meriwether Lewis, Personality psychology 1119  Words | 4  Pages

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Biography guideline

Biography Project Essential Questions: Who are my heroes? How can I effectively research? How can I write an accurate (and interesting) essay? Objectives: During this project you will write an essay about one of your heroes. This will be a month-long project involving the whole writing process (brainstorm, outline, drafts, revision, editing, publishing), as well as learning how to effectively research and cite sources. PROEJECT GUIDELINES Phase ONE: RESEARCH Choose a person that you...

Bibliography, Citation, Hero 678  Words | 4  Pages

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Sylvia Plath: an American Poet

Sylvia Plath was an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. She was born in Boston Massachusetts on October 27th 1932. She struggled deeply with depression much of her adult life, stemming from the death of her father at age eight. Aside from her depression, Sylvia excelled academically at Smith College, and because of that went on to receive a Fulbright scholarship to the highly competitive Newham College in Cambridge. She continued actively writing poetry and publishing her work in the...

Daddy, Electroconvulsive therapy, Poetry 1460  Words | 4  Pages

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The Biography of William Wordsworth

Biography of William Wordsworth William Wordsworth (7 April 1770 – 23 April 1850) was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with the 1798 joint publication Lyrical Ballads. He is the second of five children born to John Wordsworth and Ann Cookson, William Wordsworth was born on 7 April 1770 in Wordsworth House in Cockermouth, Cumberland[1]—part of the scenic region in northwest England, the Lake District...

Cockermouth, Lake District, Poetry 1168  Words | 4  Pages

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez

CHRONICLES OF A DEATH FORETOLD BY GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ Certainly, Gabriel Garcia Marquez chose the use of magic realism as a tool to tell the story, which in fact is a real life story. In Sucre, Colombia there was a similar series of events and facts as the ones tell by Marquez in the book. These series of events are recreated from the author’s point of view in the predominantly conservative concepts, taboos and religiosity of a society based on an essential feature of magical realism. There...

Gabriel García Márquez, Gender, Latin America 1125  Words | 3  Pages

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Biography - Aryabhatta

Biography - Aryabhata, the Indian mathematician MTH/110 December 10, 2012 Biography - Aryabhata, the Indian mathematician Aryabhata (476 CE – 550 CE) was the first Hindu mathematician and astronomers from India. He wrote couple of treatise about mathematics and astronomy. Some of them were lost. His most famous works Aryabhatiya completed in 499 CE and the Arya-Siddhanta. Aryabhatiya consists of 108 verses, in which Aryabhata wrote about the mathematics and astronomy at the age of 23...

Aryabhata, Astronomy, Earth 1476  Words | 4  Pages

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Gorbachev Biography

to higher posts, finally becoming top Komsomol official in Stavropol. Following this in 1962, he became appointed to key position in Stavropol Communist Party, responsible for personnel in administration, farms and industry. Mikhail Gorbachev Biography My life's work has been accomplished. I did all that I could. - Mikhail Gorbachev D.O.B: 2 March, 1931 (Age 82) Nationality: Russian In office: President: 15 March 1990 – 25 December 1991. General...

Boris Yeltsin, Cold War, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union 816  Words | 3  Pages

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King George Biography

Adriano,Christelle May DR. Nov.29,2012 Eng.002 PH 409 TTh 9:00-10:30 BST 2-1 Dr. Edward Padama Assignment 3 Biography of King George VI George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 - 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions from 11 December 1936 until his death. He was the last Emperor of India (until 22 June 1948), the last King of Ireland (until 18 April 1949), and the first Head of the Commonwealth. As the second...

Edward VIII of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom 883  Words | 3  Pages

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James Douglas Morrison: A Biography

man to live mainly people know him as Jim Morrison or Lizard King, known for his unique music and writings. Considered as a sex icon in the 60’s due to his charismatic character and giving birth to rock in roll. James Douglas Morrison, an American Poet, filmmaker & lead singer for The Doors, was influenced by philosophers and poet’s views on aesthetics and morality mainly portrayed in Fredriech Nietzsche’s work. Jim Morrison was born on December 8, 1943 in Melbourne, Florida. To his father George...

Beat Generation, George Stephen Morrison, Jack Kerouac 1446  Words | 7  Pages

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Austalian Poets

The most effective poems convey the poet’s idea and influence the Reader’s Response. This is certainly true when considering the poetry of John Foulcher is a contemporary Australian poet who writes about his observation of everyday life, people and places, as well as religious history. The poet’s voice is distinctive and he writes in a condensed style where each word and image is very important and has layers of meaning. He also often uses very harsh and violent imagery in his poems, which can be...

Analogy, Classroom, Grenades 871  Words | 3  Pages

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Socrates: A Biography

Work Cited Ancient Greece. University Press Inc.. n.d.. 2003. Web. 13 Oct. 2013. Nails, Debra. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Metaphysics Research Lab, CSLI, Stanford University. 16 Sep. 2005. Web. 13 Oct. 2013. Socrates Biography. Biography Online. n.d.. Web. 13 Oct. 2013. The University of Chicago, The Law School. The University Of Chicago Law School. Web. 13 Oct. 2013. The Pursuit of Happiness. Pursuit of Happiness, Inc.. n.d.. Web. 14 Oct. 2013. ...

Ethics, Human, Philosophy 850  Words | 3  Pages

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Romantic Era Poet: John Keats

Bright Star The Romantic Movement brought along a change in literacy and art. It also introduced many prominent poets to the time period, one of these poets being John Keats. He “wrote some of the greatest English language poems including” Bright Star (Merriman 1). Although his life was very short, he left an imprint for poets such as Lord Alfred Tennyson and Wilfred Owen (Ziraldo 1). His work has been characterized as containing “elaborate word choice and sensual imagery” (1). Additionally, his...

Charles Armitage Brown, John Keats, Love 2047  Words | 5  Pages

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Biography of E. M. Forster

private schools in Eastbourne and Tonbridge Wells. In 1887 he inherited £8,000 from his great-aunt, Marianne Thornton, about whom he later wrote a "domestic biography". From 1897, he attended King's College Cambridge where he read classics and history, partly under the supervision of Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson, of whom he also wrote a biography. At Cambridge he came under the influence of the philosopher G. E. Moore and the aesthetic belief that the purpose of life is to contemplate beauty in art...

Bloomsbury Group, E. M. Forster, Fiction 1581  Words | 4  Pages

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Chronicle of a Death Foretold  This passage from Marquez' Chronicle of a Death Foretold displays  numerous elements that through careful analysis, can reveal the  society in which the characters live and throw some light on the  character of the puzzling Santiago Nasar.  The extract is taken from the first few pages of the . It  presents the first instance in which the reader is exposed tochronicle Santiago  Nasar's darker side, and gives a number of accounts of the series...

Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Colombia, Gabriel García Márquez 1070  Words | 3  Pages

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Social Biography

Aysegul Torun Mr. Swiencicki Soc 2 Apr. 29th, 2013 Social Biography In this paper I’m going to write about a sociological biography of a person who I interviewed and I’m going to analyze some of the social problems such as “drug war and race”, race discrimination, drug abuse, and importance of a well structured family based on my interviewee’s answers. I like to talk about family because I think family is where everything starts. If we want to define what the social problem actually...

Bloods, Crime, Drug addiction 2141  Words | 5  Pages

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Biography of Beethoven

music was so strong he probably could not develop his other skills as well as he might have liked. Eventually this must have led to deep sadness in seeing others having romantic relationships and pursuing courtship. Indeed as we see in his many biographies he did get depressive and was quite grumpy and seemed angry (Dane, 2003). All in all Beethoven's work was absolutely extraordinary. While others might perform complicated linear algorithms or calculate pi to the thousandth decimal Beethoven...

Classical music, Classical period, Ludwig van Beethoven 892  Words | 3  Pages

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Eric Whitacre Biography

the Raymond C Brock Commission given by the American Choral Directors Association, awarded in 2001, as well as numerous other awards from the ACDA, the Barlow international composition competition, and American Composers' Forum. (Official Website Biography) Although Whitacre is known for his choral works, he also writes and composes for wind ensembles, full orchestras, a full musical titled "Paradise Lost: Shadows and Wings", as well as pieces for solo voice and supporting instrumentals. The most known...

Alan Silvestri, American composers, Choir 1010  Words | 3  Pages

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Biography of Yellow

A Biography of Indian Yellow Indian Yellow is a raw pigment which, as the name suggests, originated in India in the 17th century and was used until the early 20th century. Its source remained a mystery for many years. In 1786 the amateur painter, Roger Dewhurst recorded in letters to friends, that Indian yellow was an organic substance made from the urine of animals fed on turmeric (Myers, pg 1). Around this time, the English chemist George Field claimed it was made from camel urine. In 1839...

20th century, Color, Indian yellow 700  Words | 3  Pages

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Achebes Biography

Chinua Achebe was born in 1930; he is a Nigerian novelist and poet, and he is generally acknowledged as the father of the African novel. Chinua Achebe was born in Ogidi in Nigeria; he is the child of Isaiah Okafor Achebe, a teacher in a missionary school, and Janet Ileogbunam. His parents taught him many of the values of their traditional Igbo culture, and it is not surprising that they reflect even in his works. In 1944 Chinua Achebe went to Government College in Umuahia. Like other major Nigerian...

African literature, Chinua Achebe, Christopher Okigbo 965  Words | 3  Pages

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Michelangleo: Biography of a Talented Artist

Michelangelo: Biography of a Talented Artist During the dates 1475-1564 there were many famous painters working all around the world. One of which was Michelangelo. He painted and sculpted many famous items that are still talked about today. Michelangelo led a very busy life, as of which you will be reading about today. Michelangelo was born in 1475 in a small village of Caprese near Arezzo At the age of 13 Michelangelo's father Ludovico Buonarroti placed Michelangelo in the workshop of the painter...

Florence, Lorenzo de' Medici, Michelangelo 1820  Words | 5  Pages

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Rizal Biography

Biography of Jose Rizal The Birth of a Hero: Born On June 19, 1861, Seventh of the 11 Children of Theodora Relonda and Francisco Mercado Real Name: Jose Protacio Alonzo Mercado Rizal y Realonda Rizal as a Child: Age of 3 – learns his alphabet from his mother. Age of 5 – learns how to write and read. Age of 8 – wrote his first poem “ Sa aking mga Kababata “ 11 Children of Francisco and Theodora Saturnina ( 1850 – 1913 ) - eldest child of the family. Paciano ( 1815 – 1930 ) ...

Andrés Bonifacio, Calamba City, José Rizal 801  Words | 5  Pages

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Aristotle Biography

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A.R.Rahman Biography

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Helen Keller Biography

Helen Keller - Biography Helen Keller, born on June 27, 1880, was a famous American author and lecturer. She was also the first deafblind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. How did she manage to achieve these great accomplishments in her dark and silent world? It all started on March 3, 1887. In the small town of Tuscumbia, Alabama, one of the world’s greatest miracles took place. It began one bright spring day, and Anne Sullivan had just arrived on the six thirty train. Little did Helen Keller...

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Poets of First World War

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Eugene Gladstone O'Neil biography

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Karl Marx Biography

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