Goodbye Lenin Essays and Term Papers

  • German Movies

    the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the Holocaust. Three German films that portray the past in different manners of style and theme are Die Bruecke, Goodbye, Lenin!, and Mein Führer. These films were lighthearted, heart wrenching, and unintentionally comedic. Die Bruecke (The Bridge) is an old black and...

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  • Goodbye Lenin-The nostalgia for the red state

     Goodbye Lenin-The nostalgia for the red state The German unification was formally completed on the third of October in 1990. Once a nation separated by different ideologies is now finally reunited by the wind of change. Many orthodox historians could agree on that the falling of these communist...

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  • History & Memory

    and the personal and collective memories. Becker explores the importance of memory in accounting for the personal experience of history in Good Bye Lenin! . When the Berlin wall falls, Becker uses montage and dialogue to suggest the limitations of the former German Democratic Republic and also represent...

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    The Nostalgia of East Germans in Good bye Lenin Main points: 1) Why were the East Germans so nostalgic about joining with W. Germnany : -They lose not only their national identitity but a definition of who a they are as individuals. They were socialist who unlike the W. Germas were not materialistic...

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  • Old Times and New in "Goodbye, Lenin!"

    Old Times and New in Wolfgang Becker’s Goodbye, Lenin! There are many themes in Goodbye, Lenin! The most obvious is the contrast between the old times and the new and the question of nostalgia or embracing the past. Two scenes which show this theme includes the scene when the main character’s mother...

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  • East Germany in Wolfgang Becker Film «Goodbye Lenin!»

    East Germany in Wolfgang Becker film «Goodbye Lenin!»: Does the movie paint a positive or negative picture of life in communist East Germany? East Germany, its demise relayed through the mass media of recent history, has in popular consciousness been posited as negative, a corrupt bulwark of the...

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  • Haha

    Goodbye, Lenin! (2003) is a dark comedy that has received wide international acclaim. It quickly surpassed Lola rennt at the box office and won notoriety for its director, Wolfgang Becker. Set during the era of German reunification (1989-90), the film follows the story of a young man who must protect...

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  • Role of Women After Communist Revolutions

    Lenin and Mao Zedong are known as powerful communist politicians and led many communist revolutions. Early on in the world, the roles of women have always been weak and they didn’t have authority. But during Communist revolutions, the role of women drastically changed in a positive way in both Russia...

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  • Analysis of Langston Hughes Goodbye Christ

    those individuals who use religion as a cloak to conceal their true duplicitous and oppressive nature. In arguably he’s most controversial poem, Goodbye Christ; Langston Hughes takes on the role of a disillusioned Christian and repudiates the doctrines set forth in America, which was supposedly a Christian...

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  • German Comedy

    Germans have worked satire to a fine art. I will be using three films to highlight and compare the comedic satire found in German film. Good Bye Lenin! (2003) By Wolfgang Becker. The destruction of the Berlin Wall in 1989 was a historically significant event not just for the people of Germany, but...

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  • Kant the Sublime

    nature is the creative and the first principle of the sublime and what follows is a matter luck and good mentors. In Goodbye Lenin, a German film directed by Wolfgang Becker, Lenin tries to hide the unification of Germany during the 1990’s from his mother who was in a coma throughout those months and...

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  • Shrew

    The changes in women's rights during the communist revolutions were due to both political and social changes and events. Political leaders such as Lenin believed that "It is essential that women workers take a greater part in the elections." (Doc 1) Women were encouraged to get jobs in society as well...

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  • History and Memory

    their representation of history and memory, Nolan in his film Memento, Yosuke Yamahata in his website Remembering Nagasaki, and Becker in his film Goodbye Lenin! raise questions about the nature of the cognitive process and the interdependence of history and memory. Nolan represents how we as a society...

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  • Post World War Ii Germany

    Ltd. 2000. Authors: Jame Bingham, Fiona Chandler, Sam Taplin http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Germany_since_1945 GutenTschüss Lenin (Goodbye Lenin). Directed by, Wolfgang Becker Produced by, Stefan Arndt Written by, Wolfgang Becker, Bernd Lichtenberg Distributed by, Sony Pictures Classics...

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  • Miguel Angel Asturias

    diplomat, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1967 (&see; Nobel Lecture: “The Latin American Novel: Testimony of an Epoch”) and the Soviet Union's Lenin Peace Prize in 1966. His writings, which combine the mysticism of the Maya with an epic impulse toward social protest, are seen as summing up the social...

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  • Russian Diplomacy

    (Poland). In this battle alone, the Russian casualties reached 120,000. The assassination of Czar Nicholas II and his family cleared the way for Lenin to be in Control and take Russia out of the war. In the Game Diplomacy, Russia had the strategy of the normal beginner. Don't Lose! For about the...

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  • The Soviet Regime’s Effect on the Musical Career of Mstislav Rostropovich

    One of these artists was the world famous musician Mstislav Rostropovich. At first, Rostropovich was a loyal Soviet citizen and was even awarded the Lenin Prize in Music in 1964. As Rostropovich moved along in his career, his discontent for the Soviet Regime grew with the growing persecution of many of...

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  • Book Review, Autobiograpy of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

    writings of Nnamdi Azikiwe, who later became the first Nigerian President. On his way to America, he received a telegram from Azikiwe, which read “Goodbye. Remember to trust in God and yourself.” Kwame Nkrumah did not just sit and fantasize about Africa for Africans, he went further to contact people...

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  • Essay

    return. The different animals begin to take on clearer roles, and we learn that Napoleon is a double for Stalin and Snowball (who could be seen as Lenin in the earliest chapters) will be a stand-in for Leon Trotsky. Boxer the horse comes to resemble the proletariat (working class) with his personal motto...

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  • Teehee~

    HO CHI MINH 1890-1969 Goodbye Uncle Ho By, Tashwin Hensen Yesterday on the 2nd of September 1969, our highly revered leader and inspiration, Uncle Ho had passed away. In remembrance of his achievements, we have included...

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