• 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
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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’
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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...
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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...
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  • Analysis of Langston Hughes Goodbye Christ
    Apart from his apparent disgust for the desolate life that the African Americans were subjected to, Langston Hughes also portrays an evident mistrust of religion, not necessarily towards religion itself but particularly towards those individuals who use religion as a cloak to conceal their true dupl
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  • Goodbye Columbus
    Sometimes there are two novels that have the same theme, and sometimes they have the same plot, but in the case of the two novels, The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and the novel Goodbye Columbus, by Philip Roth they explore the same dynamics of the chase of the American dream. In both novel
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  • Five Questions for Vladimir Lenin
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin The most dedicated leader of the revolution, and future leader of the Bolshevik Party in Russia, was Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov. He was born in 1870 in Simbirsk, Russia, a small town on the Volga River, to a family of hereditary nobles that were not wealt but quite comfortab
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  • Robert Altman's the Long Goodbye as a Genre Revisionist Film
    "Robert Altman's The Long Goodbye attempts to do a very interesting thing. It tries to be all genre and no story… It makes no serious effort to reproduce the Raymond Chandler detective novel… it just takes all the characters out of that novel and lets them stew together in something that feels lik
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  • Hello and Goodbye
    Hello and Goodbye There had been none like him, and there will be none to come. Jimi Hendrix revolutionized the way guitar and music in general is played. It is rare to hear a modern guitarist play and not sense Hendrix's influence. Jimi Hendrix was a mirror of his era in that he epitomized th
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  • Lenin - Stalin Comparison
    "A great luck for Russia was that at the times of hardships she was headed by such a genius and talented commander as Joseph Stalin." W. Churchill Stalin was a man of extraordinary energy, erudition and a powerful will. Him even I, a person taught by the Parliament, could not counter. W. Churc
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  • Vladimir Lenin
    Vladimir Lenin Vladimir Ilich Lenin was born on May 4, 1870. In school, he was very bright, and enjoyed reading and writings of Goethe and Turgenev. Lenin's father died of a cerebral hemorrhage and his brother was hung for plotting to assassinate Tsar Alexander III. Lenin was finally accepted
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  • Goodbye Mr. Chips
    James Hilton's novel Goodbye, Mr. Chips is the story of an English schoolmaster who dedicated his entire adult life teaching young boys. He was a somewhat shy person. Nevertheless he was a competent school teacher, professional and attractive in many different ways. Although his first teaching ex
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  • Vladimir Lenin
    Vladimir Lenin, who's real name was Vladimir Ilch Ulyanov, played an important role in shaping the character of the twentieth century western world. He oversaw the most far-reaching revolution that in 1917 radically changed the political and social structure of Russia and balance of power in the wor
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  • Descriptions of La in Chandler's "The Long Goodbye"
    Raymond Chandler, The long Goodbye There are not very many direct descriptions of L.A. Direct description of L.A.: Expensive taste: p.9 ¡°the stores along Hollywood Boulevard were already beginning to fill up with overpriced Christmas junk ¡­¡± Near Mexico: p.28 ¡°seven hours to
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  • Lenin
    Lenin Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Lenin, became the leading revolutionary figure in Russia because of ability to lead the people and overthrow the government. As powerful, educated, and smart as he was Lenin remained obsessively secret about his personal life to all outsiders. His co
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  • Goodbye My Lover (James Blunt)
    Goodbye My Lover' This song tells a story, in fact the artist, James Blunt, says that it's based on a relationship he was in with an ex-lover. He said that "she meant nothing" to him; but the lyrics and the emotion he sings with begs to differ. It's set up like most songs, using the a-a-b-b rhym
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  • Cry Goodbye on the Road to Death
    It was a rainy, windy night with lightnings in the sky. Everybody was sleeping in their beds, some dreaming good and others having nightmares. There was a particular person who was a small 5 years old girl named Marie who woke up to turn on the TV. She couldn't sleep with the noise of the thunders.
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  • "Goodbye to All That" Analytical Essay
    A Fair City I could speak of Joan Didion's use of rhetorical devices. I could describe every subtle simile she imposes and preach of her incredible use of personification, but I think the most important piece of the essay would, then, be neglected. In "Goodbye to All That," Didion compares her e
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  • The Long Goodbye Summary
    A milestone in the genre, this novel demonstrated for the first time that hard-boiled fiction could serve as a vehicle for social comment and critique. While the apparent plot is slower paced and less metaphoric than Chandler's previous novels, the revealed plot shows him using his own life as a mat
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  • Hello and Goodbye
    Hello and Goodbye There had been none like him, and there will be none to come. Jimi Hendrix revolutionized the way guitar and music in general was played. He was a mirror of his era in that he epitomized the "sex, drugs, and rock and roll" life style of the late 60s. Hendrix is still immense
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