• A Town Like Alice
    A Town Like Alice, By Nevil Shute The story begins right before the start of world war two. The main character, Jean, is a secretary in a shoe factory. She was recently informed a large inheritance from her great uncle whom has recently passed away. Her trustee informs her that...
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  • L2 Attrition
    lexical complexity, and lexical productivity based on their storytelling data collected over the period of 31 months. The subjects’ L1 and L2 are Japanese and English, respectively. The siblings (one male, one female) have similar L2 profiles with respect to attained proficiency, including literacy,...
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  • Japanese Movie Director
    Actors 4 Conclusions 5 Bibliography 6 Appendix Summary The famous Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu (おづやすじろう) was born on December 12th, 1903 in Japan, and died from cancer on his birthday in 1963. All of his movies tell of stories happening of ordinary people and between family members. He prefers stable...
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  • matsu
    is not my thing.  Sure, a good fictional work is often more than good.  For me, this almost always means that the book isn’t just a good story, but is using the story to ask us a bigger philosophical question, or impart a greater truth of life to us (I’m thinking here of books like Orwell’s 1984, Kerouac’sDharma...
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  • The God of Manga
    Xi Chen Essay Draft One 03/20/2013 the God of Manga Osamu Tezuka Nowadays, Japanese pop culture including manga, animation, video games and derivative products appears in our daily life frequently. All this stuff has brought Japan great economy interest from all over the world for its big...
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  • Kamala Surraya
    chiefly on her short stories and autobiography, while her oeuvre in English, written under the nameHer open and honest treatment of female sexuality, free from any sense of guilt, infused her writing with power, but also marked her as an iconoclast in her generation. On 31 May 2009, aged 75, she died at a...
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  • Asdf
    ended up doing so. Being a working woman was now a normal part of life, and young daughters of working women even joined the work force like their mothers. Along with the increase in number of women in the work force, the number of teenagers who began working early had also increased. Attracted by waiting...
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  • Stu-dying everywhere
    time. Therefore, the smaller the paragraph the easier to read. The Story of the Aged Mother 6.)What are the Japanese Values depicted in the story? ☀The Japanese values that are depicted in the story are that,the elders are the most reepected and should be respected.Because,they have...
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  • Nostalgia in the Poems by Kamaladas
    District, Madras Presidency, British India | Died | May 31, 2009 (aged 75) Pune, Maharashtra, India | Pen name | Madhavikkutty | Occupation | Poet, short story writer | Nationality | Indian | Genres | Poetry, Short story | Notable award(s) | Ezhuthachchan Puraskaram, Vayalar Award, Sahitya...
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  • The Person That Always Live in My Heart
    at home in the countryside of Da Nang city,Viet Nam,in a village call Nam Ding village. His father was an Army soldier home from World War I; his mother, a young, strong-willed, independent. His parents separated when he was only three, and he was reared by maternal grandparents. Because of this experience...
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  • Graham Greene: the Invisible Japanese Gentlemen
    Graham Greene: The Invisible Japanese Gentlemen 1. Describe the characters. The young woman: She had thin blonde hair and how she spoke showed that she studied in one of the best school of London. Her fiancé: He was doomed and easy to control by others. The narrator (author): He was a reflective...
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  • Hiroshima
    underwear on a cot on the top floor of his order’s three story mission house, reading a Jesuit magazine at exactly fifteen minutes past eight on the 6th August, the time when the bomb went off. The father is initially depicted as a frail middle aged man who had been suffering from painful diarrhea for two...
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  • Massie Case
    film was based — very loosely — on it. But by now many people have forgotten what actually happened, and many more have never heard of the case. The story deserves retelling because it remains powerfully relevant today. Not only because of the tragedy and racial injustice associated with the case but also...
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  • Life Of Pi Analysis
     Yann Martel composed a novel that tells a story of a teenage Indian boy who is shipwrecked in the Pacific ocean and manages to withstand the recklessness of mother nature for 227 days in the company of a 450 pound Bengal tiger. This book is an understanding of faith and spirituality at many levels...
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  • Social Psychology Differences Between Japan Germany
    Japan comprises the four main islands of Honshū, Hokkaidō, Kyūshū, and Shikoku, in addition to numerous smaller islands. The Japanese call their country Nihon or Nippon, which means "origin of the sun." The name arose from Japan's position east of the great Chinese empires that held...
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  • Marketing Mix
    Question 1a) The Isetan Group started trading in Singapore on 31 January 1971 after which they made history in 1972 by being the first Japanese department store in Singapore at Havelock. Today they operate four stores and a stand-alone Mango boutique, strategically located across the island...
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  • Farewell to Manzanar Novell Analysis
    Manzanar, published in 1973, was written by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston. It is a classic memoir of the life and struggles of a young Japanese internee and her family at Manzanar during World War Two. The title, "Farewell to Manzanar," automatically sets a theme of grief, sadness, and loss...
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  • Imagery in Kafka on the Shore
    structuring a story, how does each image build upon the previous one? Just like how cards are stacked on each other, one must appreciate the depths Murakami has inhabited to create such a moving, all embracing, imaginative work in Kafka On The Shore. His labyrinthine story, like Japanese fairy tales,...
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  • Incest: the Story Behind the Taboo
    investigates the relationship between the mother and daughter and reports that often the mother is most often withdrawn because of various factors, including alcohol abuse. The author asserts that many times even when the abuse has been reported and substantiated the mother figure in the home denies that the...
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  • Breakfast at Tiffany's
    makes her feel better. In my opinion the story is about her trying to find a real life place that makes her feel like Tiffany’s; where nothing bad can happen and she can always feel safe and happy. The story begins with the narrator many years after the story actually happened, where he starts to recall...
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