Low Country Slaves: Comparing Three Sources The successful establishment and growth of the large-scale rice economy of low country South Carolina and Georgia in the late 17th-19th century was dependent not only upon the physical labor of African slaves, but also their indigenous knowledge of rice
The Battle of Sevastopol G. , 355 === The woman and the war. === On the threshold of the seventieth anniversary of the Great Victory, the whole mankind is to honor the memory of those who died during the Great Patriotic War and the World War II. For its purpose, the Russian director Sergey Mokritsky presented
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The Lion's Skin
1) Captain Robert Forestier – English man; cane under Eleanor's care in a hospital unit; played bridge well, keen golfer, used to like hunting, was proud of his wine cellar; grey hair, moustache, healthy skin, tall, lean and broad-shouldered
Eleanor Forestier – American woman – born in Portland, Oregon; rich by English standards; neither charming, beautiful, nor intelligent; on the contrary she was absurd, homely and foolish; tall as an average man, large mouth, great hooked nose, pale-blue short-sighted eyes, big ugly hands, golden hair; clumsy
3) Sir Frederick (Fred) Hardy – lately came into baronetcy, said to have been very wild in his youth, handsome and so on; had two small boys, swore he knew Robert – turned out to be Captain Hardy,
4) Lady Hardy – actress, well-mannered and ladylike
Setting: handsome villa on the hills behind Cannes, Riviera, France
Answer the following questions:
1) Why did Captain Forestier marry Eleanor?
At First Robert Forestier was rather cold towards Eleanor, but then he realised that she was quite an attractive woman.
She told him, that she was a widow and had no one to depend on, he cheered up and called her out for a date as soon as he was well again. He was thankful for her kindness and confessed that he loved her since the very first day he ever saw her. She made him a proposal to become his wife and when he learnt that she was quite rich, he agreed to it. So it's safe to say that he married her because of the money, even though Elean.....[read full text]
All Robert wanted to do in fact, was to show Fred Hardy and his wife how a gentlman must behave in such a situation. When he heard that his wife's favourite dog was trapped inside the house it was an occassion for him to rush into the house. He continued to believe in his own lies. «Bob Forestier had pretended for so many years to be a gentleman that in the end, forgetting that it was all fake, he had found himself driven to act as in that stupid conventional brain of his he thought a gentleman must act.
No longer knowing the difference between sham and real, he had sacrificed his life to a spurious (ложный) heroism».