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Presentation2.996 Words / ~10 pages Pride and Prejudice, comparison of different films The Plot: Pride and Pejudice is one of the most famous love stories in history and is often compared to Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet. Jane Austens second book was released in 1813 but first drafts were formed in the years from 1796 to 1797 under the title “First Impressions”, however the drafts were rejected by Austens publisher. Only after Jane Austen reworked it and changed the title a publisher was found. Jane Austens book shows us how false pride and prejudices can overshadow ones opinion about another, like Elizabeth Bennets opinion about Mr. Darcys true character. The novel starts out with the frequently quoted phrase “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” This sentence combined…[show more]
Presentation1.207 Words / ~ pages Stand up for your rights!! Rights: Every human being has rights, which can be divided in two big groups: The human rights and the governmental rights § Human Rights : The human rights refer to the right to life and the right of liberty as well as the freedom of speech and the equality before the law. The human rights were set up the United Nations after the Second World War and are based on the International Bill of Human Rights by the US. The human rights also combine other rights like: · The rights of the Child · The convention against torture · Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide · Convention on the Elimination of all forms of racial Discriminatio­n · Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discriminatio­n against Women · Rome Statue of the International Criminal Court The human right Declaration contains…[show more]
Homework671 Words / ~ pages The face on the milk carton Describe Janie: Janie is a 15-year-old girl with long, curly, red hair. Janie at first looked like a normal girl her age but after she found her picture on the milk carton her life completely changed. She’s very emotional and has a lot of trouble to deal with the unsure “fact” of being kidnapped. In my opinion Janie is really responsible and reasonable, a sweet little girl who suffers from being not sure of her existence. American Way of Life: Do Americans really eat hamburgers and pizza everyday? I think that is a frequently asked question and here’s my answer: Not at all!! American food is a combination of many types of international foods. Breakfasts are usually cereal and milk or something else cold and not bacon and eggs. Lunch is usually a sandwich. Dinner is the main meal of the day and…[show more]
Presentation5.069 Words / ~14 pages Directory Ø Overview § Basic information § History § Equipment · Table · Cue · Chalk · Balls § Important players · Stephen Hendry · Ronnie O´Sullivan Ø Personal Experience § Practice § Tournaments § Mental strength § A gentleman´s sport The history of snooker The history of snooker began in the year of 1875 in India, when British Army officers developed a new type of the billiard sport. Snooker was developed on a billiards-tab­le and is still played today on those tables. Many people call those tables “snooke­r-tab­les” but technically that is wrong due to the fact that “Englis­h billiards” (short forms: EB or billiards) was the original game that was played on those tables. Many different billiard disciplines were played on this table, but the two most important ancestors of snooker are English billiards and blackpool.…[show more]
Presentation542 Words / ~ pages Charles DIckens – Nicholas Nickleby Author:Charle­s Dickens was born in Portsmouth in 1812.He used to spend his Childhood in London.His father was imprisoned for unpaid debts and because of poverty Charles had to work at a very young age. Firstly he worked as a shoe polisher and then as a clerk. He didn´t enjoy both of them, he rather wanted to become a journalist. In 1832 he was offered a job as a reporter and soon after that he married Catherine Hogarth. His big break came when publishers Chapman and Hall wanted him to write a series of stories. The story Papers of Pickwick Club was published in twenty monthly papers in 1836–37. By the end, the story had 40,000 readers. Dickens became one of the most popular writers in England. He left a lot of novels and stories behind:A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, Bleak House, A Tale of Two Cities,…[show more]
Essay399 Words / ~1 page What would be the situation like if cars were banned from the city centre? E S S A Y Cars are well known for their high carbon dioxide emission. A lot of studies prove that they make an essential share of the greenhouse effect but what would be the situation like if cars were banned from the city centre? Would something change? Would there be better circumstances or is a life without cars undeniable not possible? A city centre without cars could be decisive for our environment and could contribute a big part to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions. The air would be fresher, there may be more animals and plants in our cites and it would prevail healthier surroundings. If we count every city in the entire world and would really ban every single car from the centre then the effects would be enormous. As a result there would be a big positive change…[show more]
Interpretation852 Words / ~ pages Textinterpret­ation zu „Der Filialleiter“ Der Kurzprosatext von Thomas Hürlimann „Der Filialleiter“ thematisiert die Kommunikation­slosi­gkei­t in den heutigen Ehen, indem er das Alltagsleben eines Paares beschreibt. Zu Beginn der Geschichte sitzen der Filialleiter Willy P. und seine Frau Maria-Lisa wie üblich nach einem anstrengenden Arbeitstag vor dem Fernseher, als Maria-Lisa auf einmal in einer Talkshow auf dem Bildschirm erscheint und einer Moderatorin ihre wahren Gefühle über Willy P. offenbart beziehungswei­se über ihn lästert. Obwohl ihren Mann diese Aussagen anfänglich schockieren, verfällt er nach kurzer Zeit wieder in ihre allabendliche Routine, der Vorfall ist vergessen und das Ehepaar sitzt wieder gemeinsam auf dem Sofa und schaut weiterhin fern, ohne ein Wort miteinander gewechselt zu haben.…[show more]

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