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Term paper5.296 Words / ~14 pages SERVANT-MASTE­R RESTORATION: JOSEPH: Sdeath, you blockhead. What do you want? 49 SERVANT MASTER SENTIMENTAL: ROWLEY: Oh! Sir Peter, your servant: how is it with you, sir? SIR PETER: Very bad, Master Rowley, very bad. I meet with nothing but crosses and vexations. […] ROWLEY: Come, come, Sir Peter, you love her, notwithstandi­ng your tempers dont exactly agree. 11 → friendship of servant and master: his servant a confidant of Sir Peter → even calls him master!! ASIDES of SNEERWELL, JOSEPH reveal real nature, show it is not real sentiment, similarly to OLIVER when he pretends to be Mr. Premium or Old Stanley → dramatic irony: s. 64 → people from town report about the event, exaggerate but we know it is not the truth militant irony QUOTATION SUCHEN: → irony as a part of satire → speculative…[show more]
Term paper6.167 Words / ~18 pages JOSEPH. Pray, Sir Peter, now, oblige me. I am really too much affected by the subject we have been speaking of, to bestow a thought on my own concerns. The man who is entrusted with his friends distresses can never - Enter SERVANT. - Well, sir? SERVANT. Your brother, sir, is speaking to a gentleman in the street, and says he knows you are within. JOSEPH. Sdeath, blockhead, Im not within – Im out for the day (Sheridan 51). Corresponding­ly, he does definitely not live according to the code of sensibility. Concerning Ellis definition, one object of a man of sentiment is to show respect to the lower orders such as servants or the poor. But Joseph does pejoratively call his servant a blockhead. Moreover he is not willing to lend some money to the merchant Old Stanley, who is ruined due to business reversals. SIR OLIVER [pretends to be Old…[show more]
Reflection942 Words / ~2 pages When I read the article by Madeleine Schröder about converting Shakespeare&#­8217;­s Romeo and Juliet into text-speak as way of postmodern behaviour, I wondered about postmodern stylistics. What exactly is „postmo­dern&­#822­0; and how do postmodern artists express themselves? I admit that I am a little sceptical about the term and the concept because if text-speak can be postmodern, anything else can be postmodern, too, doesn’t it? I thought it might be worthwhile to look for some examples of postmodern art in order to entangle the whole concept a bit. To get an overview, I first checked what Wikipedia had to say about postmodern art, I was hoping to get an idea about some key features, and I found this quote (I highlighted some words): One compact definition is that postmodernism rejects modernisms grand…[show more]
Interpretation1.026 Words / ~ pages The darkest day by Rudolph Giuliani Speech analysis In the speech The darkest day that was given a week after the terrorist attacks in 2001 Rudolph Giuliani present his view of America underlining the ideas of Liberty - and constitutiona­l rights in America. In his description of America Giuliani thanks G.W. Bush as well as the Governor George Pataki and public services such as the fire fighters or the police officers who tried to save people in the World Trade Centre. Giuliani points out that in spite of the terrorist attacks America remains a powerful country that guarantees freedom, equality and equal opportunities for all regardless of religion race or nationality. The people live in a diverse and dynamic society. Giuliani points outs that America is a country of love and respect for human life; it is a country of faith and hope…[show more]
Term paper2.173 Words / ~14 pages Ruhr-Universi­tät Bochum English Department A Massachusetts Yankee in King Arthurs Court Kennedy and Camelot Paper for the Seminar “Arthur 2000: The Once and Future King at the Beginning of a New Millennium” Paul Botheroyd Cultural Studies Great Britain WS 2008/09 Submitted by -2- Table of Contents: 1. Introduction 3 2. Historic Background on Kennedy 3 3. Where did the comparison between Kennedy and Camelot came from? 5 4. A Massachusetts Yankee in King Arthurs Court 5 5. Bad comparison or actual similarities? 7 6. Conclusion 8 7. Bibliography 10 -3- 1. Introduction The comparison between Kennedy and Camelot has been around since his death in 1963. The questions that were interesting to me were: Where does this comparison come from and is there more to it than a newspaper article trying to honour Kennedy and his presidency? King…[show more]
Term paper2.463 Words / ~10 pages History of Immigration in the United States Content 1. Introduction 3 1.1 Migration 3 1.2 Push and pull factors 4 2. History of migration 4 2.1 British migration 4 2.2 Irish migration 6 2.3 German migration 6 2.4 Other European migration 7 3. Today’s migration 8 4. Conclusion 9 Bibliography 10 1. Introduction Today’s known Americans do not exist for a very long time. The only native Americans back in the 17th century have been American Indians. Today an American either immigrated by himself or one of his ancestors immigrated to the United States. But what kind of people immigrated to America? What were their reasons for their immigration and where did they originally descend from? These questions shall be answered in this research paper. The first reason for colonisation was the need for cultivation of the new continent. The process…[show more]
Protocol687 Words / ~2 pages Seminarprotok­oll Einführung in die klassische chinesische Philosophie(W­S 2015-2016) Dozent: Prof. Dr. Protokollant: , Datum: 21.01.2016 Zu Beginn der Sitzung wird die kurze Vorstellung über das Mohismus gesprochen. Das Mohismus wurde von Mozi gegründet und ist die einzige Schule der chinesischen Philosophie, deren Name anhand des Begründersnam­es und vom Begründer Mozi gegeben war. Bevor man in das Thema eingeht, schaut man einen Überblick des Aufbaus des Textes, nämlich das Buch Mozi. Es gibt bisher nur insgesamt 71 Kapitel im Buch Mozi, einige Kapitel sind verlorengegan­gen. Kapitel 1-7 sind vermischte Kapitel, darunter Kap.4 Fayi法儀 Normen und Standards. Kapitel 8-10 sind Shang Xian 尚賢,nämlich die Förderung der Tüchtigen. Kapitel 11-13 sind Shang Tong 尚同,nämlich die Hochschätzung der Gleichheit (Gleichschalt­ung).…[show more]
Summary844 Words / ~ pages Assignment for 17 November Text: Carl R. Rogers and Non-Directive Teaching by Samuel Tenenbaum Introduction Summary: The Paragraph deals with the first description of non-directive teaching. The course is described as unstructured and nobody knows what is going to happen next. The teacher, Dr. Rogers, and 25 students sit around a table in a pleasant way. The teacher does not urge somebody to say something. At first, the students are shy but then, they start to participate in the course. Contemplation­: Reading the first half of the paragraph, I was curious about this great method and wanted to know what it is. When I read the second half, I was wondering how an unstructured course can be so great. I also thought: Why does the teacher sit with the students around a table? And why is the teacher called the instructor? Unstructured Approach…[show more]
Text Analysis929 Words / ~ pages History Assignment In the four versions of the Old Testament, one can found differences from the Modern English word “heaven”. In Old English the word “heofenan” was pronounced “heovɔnɑn”. All Old English diphthongs were monothongised­. So, the Middle English word changed into “heune” which was pronounced “hevən”. There, one can find the unrounded mid-front vowel /e/, instead of a diphthong. Another remarkable change is that the unstressed syllable at the end of the word and even the unstressed vowel /ɔ/ turned into a “-ə”. The loss of the final “-e” can be seen in the Middle English word. There, it was still spelled but it was not pronounced anymore. Due to the mentioned changes above, the word got shorter and shorter. The Early Modern English word was already spelled and pronounced like the Modern English one. The only variation…[show more]






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