I enjoy the book it definitely was a tougher read than I'm used. The language is older more descriptive, and at times hard to figure out, but in the end I think it made me appreciate it more. I'm not going to pretend that I understood even half of what the author was trying to say, but it did affect me, and spoke to me personally at times. In my opinion he's a brilliant writer. It's a story of a very young and inexperienced soldier in the civil war named Henry. It tells of his inward struggles finding courage and making sense of this terrible thing called war. It is disturbing at times to read some of the horrors he describes, not because it's graphic, but just emotionally heart wrenching.
I think this story changed people's perception of
rained over the battlefield, splaying it in blood, like a crimson blanket covering the dirtied land. There was no light. It was stolen by thick smoke as a torrent of rain poured down from gathering clouds, blocking the sun out. The Earth seemed to weep despairingly as people trudged forward, pressing onwards with hopeless moans. Bodies, puddles and large fragments of shrapnel, had impeded the path ahead for any surviving soldiers. It was buried not only by suffocating smoke, but mud as well, only…
I was taken away from my home by these ominous and armed men. I was taken away by these hateful people who hate me for my religious beliefs. Those men were the Nazis. They were sent by Adolf Hitler, their leader, who was filled with hatred. I have left my whole family behind and have not seen them in months. I am surrounded by males I have never seen in my life. We are cold, fearful, and disgusted. We were disgusted because the Germans treated us like slaves and not human beings. We were not fed…
Superman and Me
The Joy of Reading and Writing
April 19, 1998|SHERMAN ALEXIE | Sherman Alexie is the author, most recently, of "Indian Killer."
Editor's Note: The following essays by Sherman Alexie, J.D. McClatchy, Robert Pinsky, Mona Simpson and Ted Kooser are included in a recent anthology published by Milkweed Editions, entitled "The Most Wonderful Books: writers on Discovering the Pleasures of Reading." They are reprinted here with the kind permission of the publisher and the authors.
The art of Anti-Semitic propaganda films during the rise and fall of the Third Reich
MALS 4470: Art/Culture: History & Context
University of Denver University College
Instructor: Leigh Holden
Thesis: The Third Reich’s Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda,
which was led by Dr. Joseph Goebbels, successfully mastered the art of
using propaganda films to promote anti-Semitism during the reign of the
Nazi Party in Germany.
There are many researchers and academics of note within the intercultural field, who naturally all have different definitions of 'intercultual communication'. For example Karlfried Knapp defines it as "'Intercultural communication,' can...be defined as the interpersonal interaction between members of different groups, which differ from each other…
impulse shopping and being online
Turning followers into buyers
In tune with culture, generation and the right time to buy
Appealing to ideals
Interest in eating healthy becoming more mainstream
Anti-obesity drives getting creative
Getting kids to eat better
The consumer passion for “free-from” foods and optimal
ECO-WORRIERS AND SOCIAL CONSCIENCE
Keeping green and ethical issues in mind
Green food and finance
For thousands of years, religions the world over have extolled the benefits of meditation and quiet contemplation. In Islam and Catholicism, Judaism and Buddhism, Hinduism and Taoism, and in religious practice from the Americas to Africa to Asia, the value of sitting quietly, using various techniques to cultivate stillness or focused attention of the mind, has been well recognized.
The goals of religious meditation extend far beyond its potential physical health benefits and also extend beyond the…
CALIFORNIA DEPAR TMENT OF EDUCATION • SACRAMENTO, 2010
Visual and Performing Arts
The California Preschool Learning Foundations (Volume 2) was
developed by the Child Development Division, California Department of Education. This publication was edited by Faye Ong,
working in cooperation with Laura Bridges and Desiree…
Thus epithets make a fair contribution to the revealing of the conceptual idea of the novel.
In the novel the attention will be given first of all to a stylistic problematics, to consideration of usage of such stylistic device as an epithet.
We will analyse the work “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte and will chose the most interesting types and examples of epithets for the analysis of them.…