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Summary BHAK Monsbergergasse Graz
One Good Man by Sherman J. Alexie Summary Author Sherman J. Alexie was born in October 1966. He grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation in Wellpinit in Washington. He went to attend Gonzaga University before transferring to Washington State University and becoming one of the first members of his tribe
Summary BHAK Monsbergergasse Graz
The Hound of the Baskerville Author Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh in 1859. As the son of a civil servant, he was educated at Stonyhurst School and then spent a year in Austria, before taking a degree in medicine at Edinburgh University. Later he began to write detective stories and became the
Summary BHAK Monsbergergasse Graz
The Pearl Author John Steinbeck Main Characters Kino Juana Coyotito (their baby) Story Kino, his wife Juana and their son Coyotito live in a house by the sea. One morning a scorpion stings Coyotito. Kino and Juana rush him to the doctor in town. When they arrive at the doctor’s gate, they are not
Summary HTBLVA Villach
English Articles – Maturavorbereitung­ 1. Robots of the road 2. A new vision for the old continent 3. The best of both worlds Robots of the Road One day our streets might be filled with computer controlled cars which will perhaps speed down smart highways under their own command, turning drivers
Summary HTBLVA Villach
English Articles – Maturavorbereitung­ 1. The American way of work 2. Phantom card tricks 3. Computer screen, heal thyself The American Way of Work In recent years, an number of American states have experimented with new ways to reform the welfare system. A very controversial project has
Summary HTBLVA Villach
English Articles – Maturavorbereitung­ 1. Mazda meets Miller 2. Bulding a better bike 3. Technology as a Trojan horse Mazda Meets Miller Mazda claims to have develop a Miller-cycle engine with a much better turbocharged performance and lead-burn efficiency than conventional four-stroke
Summary Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz - KFU
Foundation of Cultural Theory Terms and questions for the final test Code · A system of signs, governed by rules and agreed between the members of the same culture. · A way of classifying, organizing, understanding and communicating of material · It produces and fixes meaning. · It fixes the meaning
Summary Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz - KFU
Summary of the last session (October 30, 2007) In the last session we finished Sidney’s sonnet 15 and started with discussing two sonnets of Edmund Spenser’s sonnet cycle Amoretti, which means ‛little love poets’. I will start by analysing Sidney’s sonnet and then
Summary Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz - KFU
Summary - What is America Just a few days ago I heard somebody explaining why a topic becomes worth studying. Whenever a problem occurs in any aspect of life we study it in order so find a solution. Therefore it is understandable why culture became an academic discipline, because there are indeed a lot
Summary HG Heidenheim
2nd Empire – Points of Interest “Raj” - Was the term used to describe British administration in India from 1858 -1949 Why was it possible to govern such a big area like India with only four British civil servants? - End of the 19th century: India was divided by culture, religion and political
Summary LES Kiel
The author´s intentions and criticism We think Aldous Huxley wants to criticise that people who live their life on their own should get respect from the others. They should not be excluded just because they’re different from others. When Bernard and Lenina visit the reservation in New Mexico
Summary HTL - Jenbach Tirol
Kevin Brooks – Being At first some words to the author Kevin Brooks: Kevin Brooks, who was born in 1959, lives in England and is a famous book author who wrote a lot of youth books. In his youth, he played guitar in a punk- rock- band and also wrote songs himself. After his first book Martyn Pig, he earns
Summary FvSS Wetzlar
Reading Journal: Seedfolks 2. Ana: suspicious, curious (binocular), helpful Leona: environmentally Sam: superstitious Sae Young: afraid Curtis: in love Maricela: sociable Florence: loves nature, 3. Kim: “He would see my patience and my hard work. I would show him that I could raise plants,
Summary GaSOŠe Vimperk
BOLESTNÉ ECHO ČASU Eva Sachs O autorovi Eva Sachs se narodila 30.1.1924 v Československ­u, přesněji­ v okolí Brna. Pro ni, mladou židovskou dívku žijící v Československ­u skončil „normální život“ s okupací země nacisty v roce 1939.
Summary Stuttgart
The Force of Circumstance – William Maugham Summary Contents 1.       Summary: 1 2.       Description of Guy: 2 3.       Arguments Guy mentions to justify his former relationship to the Malay woman: 2 4.       Description of Doris: 3 5.       The settlement:
Summary Aachen Inda-Gymnasium
The outsider Summary of each chapter Chapter 1: Ponyboy Curtis, the narrator of the story, is a fourteen-year-old boy. He is walking home alone. During his walk home he thinks about his life. The dream of being like Paul Newman, the tough boy and he thinks about his brothers Sodapop and Darry, what they
Summary Universität Augsburg
Grammatik Flexionsmorphologi­e Syntax grammatische Struktur von Wörtern grammatische Struktur von Sätzen und Phrasen hierarchische Ordnung: Sätze > Teilsätze (cses) > Phrasen > Wörter > Flexionsmorpheme Flexionsmorpheme gebundene Morpheme, mit deren Hilfe grammatische
Summary BHAK Wien
Summary The Kite Runner (Der Drachenflieger) The Kite Runner is a very emotional novel of Khaled Hosseini that treats the topics friendship, jealousy, sincerity, trust, immigration, racism and religion in a the story of an afghan boy in Kabul. Amir tells of his childhood in Kabul, where his father
Summary Frankfurt am Main
1) AMERICAN DREAM: The term “American Dream” is used in a number of ways, but essentially the American Dream is an idea which suggests that all people can succeed through hard work, and that all people have the potential to live happy, successful lives. Many people have expanded upon or refined
Summary Hlw Biedermannsdorf
The catcher in the rye The book is about Holden Caulfield who is taking notes at the beginning at the book at a sanatorium for psychological treatment and refreshment. Holden is an awful student and fails the third time at his boarding school. But if that isn’t enough, he makes a big mistake. He forgets,
Summary Bettina-von-Arnim Oberschule Berlin
Chapter summary About a Boy” Chapter 1 (pages 1-4) The novel begins abruptly with the question of the young protagonist Marcus to his mother whether this has separated from her friend Roger. Marcus is twelve years old and has pulled few weeks ago with his mother Fiona von Cambridge to London because
Summary Goethegymnasium Kassel
The British waynational character: notions of fair play, rounded education, standing up for rights - against injustice, sociability, appreciation of foreign people and customs, generosity in giving to charitable causes, invention, creativity, independence, tolerance, flexibility,
Summary Pädagogische Hochschule Karlsruhe - PH
The Perks of Being a Wallflower Part 1: Letter 1(p.8-11) - doesn’t want anyone to figure out who he is / who the person is he slept with - is both: happy and sad - his friend Michael killed himself by a gun | he is very sad - after that: older brother is really nice to him (let him work on his Camaro
Summary Gymnasium Zwettl
Teenage pregnancy in fact and fiction - I want to keep my baby by Joanna Lee - Chapter summary Engish Specialtopic 13.12.12 Teenage pregnancy in fact and fiction I want to keep my baby (by JoA. Lee) Sue Ann:young, naiv, innocent, Elizabeth: Chuck Ryan: best looking guy in school, Robert
Summary Goethe Gymnasium Hamburg
Sue Townsend: Downing Street Nr. Ten (Chapter 1 - 22) S. H. English ErNi S3 Number ten Chapter 1 - 22 Chapter 1 The first chapter is about many years after the prologue where Jack Sprat and Edward Clare are adults and work as a policemen and the Prime Minister. The chapter gives an overview about
Summary Lise Meitner Gymnasium
Eight Plays for Teenagers (cover- google.com­/images) Facts about the book: - Name: Eight Plays for Teenagers - Drama / not a novel - Author: Dave Draper - 63 pages - 8 chapters (every single chapter is one play) - chapters aren't based on the previous one - mainly typical situatios for
Summary Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
John Fowles’ short story – The Enigma” Summary John Fowles’ short story The Enigma , which is one of five stories in his book The Ebony Tower” (1974), deals with the mysterious disappearance of John Marcus Fielding. The investigation, executed by sergeant Micheal Jennings, uncovers important
Summary Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz - KFU
Summary Morphology Morphemes, Allomorphs, free and bound morphemes Morphology = structure of words, how words are composed of meaningful units Structure: - Consists of parts/components (complexity) - the components belong to different categories (categorization) - the components have different
Summary Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Post-colonial rewriting II: Marina Warner, Indigo 1. Marina Warner - born 1946 in London (English father, Italian Mother) - grown up in Cairo, Brussels, Berkshire/England - writes short stories, novels and non-fiction (mostly on feminism, myth) - Some details in Indigo based on Warner’s family
Summary Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz - KFU
Discourse Ori­ented Narratology and Narrative Situation Terms and Definitions ­(based on the theory in An Introduction to the Study of English and American Literature” by Vera & Ansgar Nünning) The examination of the narrative situation is one of the central elements
Summary Alexander von Humboldt, Lima, Perú
Hypnopaedia What does “Hypnopaedia” mean? Hypnopaedia is the art or process of learning while asleep by means of lessons recorded on disk or tapes. Experiments: Autumn of 1957: Woodland Road Camp (penal institution in Tulare County, California) Miniature loud-speakers were placed under a
Summary Heinrich Heine Gymnasium Heikendorf
Klausurersatzleist­ung Canadas First Nations: a scandal where the victims are blamed. Assignment 1 The article Canadas First Nations: a scandal where the victims are blamed, written in december 2011 from J. Mackay and N.J. Sindair for the Guardian online, deals with the living conditions of
Summary Friedrich Schiller Gymnasium Preetz
The Wave - Morton Rhue Chapter summaries 1.) At the beginning of the first chapter, Laurie Saunders, one of the main characters, is introduced. She is the editor-in-chief of the school magazine The Gordon Grapevine. Arriving at the classroom she meets her best friend, Amy Smith. As the bell rings, their
Summary Lane Tech High School Chicago
Information about Softball and Basketball. Softball BASICS: In Softball there are 2 teams of 10 players. A game lasts seven innings or max. 90 minutes. The two teams take turns in offense and defense. The visiting team starts on offense, giving the home team the defense. The defensive players
Summary BRG Marchettigasse Wien
Summary of Romeo and Juliet Act 1: At the beginning of the play the servants from the Capulet and Montague household­s get involved in a duel on the fair streets of Verona. Benvolio, a Montague, attempts to stop the quarrel but is provoked and drawn into the quarrel by Tybalt, a Capulet. As
Summary BAKIP Graz
S. K. The sisterhood of the travelling pants by Ann Brashares Plot The­ story is about four girls, Bridget, Lena, Tibby and Carmen living in Maryland. They know each other since their birth and are best friends forever. They call themselves sisterhood” and are there for each other
Summary BAKIP Graz
S. K. The perks of being a wallflower by Step­hen Chobsky Plot The s­tory is about a boy, named Charlie, who is a misfit and has his first day at high school. He is a bit weird; he counts the days till graduation day (1385 days) and writes letters to friend” but it isn’t mentioned,
Summary Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz - KFU
Foundations of Cultural Theory Terms and questions for the final test Representat­ion The production of meaning through language; a process by which members of a culture use language to produce meaning. Connects meaning and language to culture. It means using language to say something
Summary Prva gimnazija Maribor
THE STAR ZOO Characters: Buff (Buffalo): about 40 years old. He has cold eyes. He is selfish and over-confident. He wanted to merry Hummy for the first time he saw her. She hates him. He is very mean to her and he doesn’t understand her. I don’t think he loves her. When Hummy showed him animals at the star
Summary gymnasium am münsterplatz
S. M. 3ABe Never Let Me Go (2005) by Kazuo Ishiguro The story takes place in England in the late 1990s. Kathy, the narrator, is 31 years old and works at a recovery center as a carer in Dover, helping clones who are in between donations. This is when she looks back over her life and tells her story. As a child
Summary Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg
State Exam 2015: Written Exam - Semantics Summary: Saeed – Semantics Saeed, John. Semantics. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 32009. Print. Inhaltsverzeichnis Semantics in Linguistics semantics = the study of meaning (of words/sentences) communicated through language (sentence meaning) pragmatics
Summary Hullschool Zürich
The Battle of the Labyrinth By Rick Riordan The Battle of the Labyrinth is the fourth book in the series of Percy Jackson and The Olympians written by Rick Riordan. In this action packed book Percy Jackson (Son of Poseidon), Annabeth Chase (Daughter of Athena), Grover Underwood (Satyr) and Tyson (Cyclopes)

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