Maria: or Essays

  • Maria Montessori Theory

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    Ancona, Italy in 1870, was Dr. Maria Montessori. Striving for peace and balance between child and adult was something that started at an early age for Montessori. One day she had placed a chair between her parents during a heated argument, stood on the chair and placed her Mother’s hand together with the hand of her Father’s as tightly as possible, thus, bringing to the forefront the beginning of her peace-making efforts between child and adult. The belief system, Maria Montessori developed for herself

  • Maria Montessori's Educational Method

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    Maria Montessori was an Italian physician educator and innovator for her educational method which builds on the way the children learn. On January the 6th 1907 when she was in Rome she opened her first Montessori school which she called it the Casai dei Bambini or also known as the children’s house. After this she then travelled the world and wrote extensively about her approach to education where then she attracted many devotees. There is more than 22,000 Montessori schools in at least one hundred

  • Essay On Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet On The Western Front

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    their experiences, but there are few circumstances in life that can alter a person more than war whether it be physically, emotionally, or both. World War I was one of the bloodiest wars with over 31 million deaths, wounded, and missing people. Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front, is a novel set in this bloodshed, and focuses around the changes brought by the war on one young German soldier. This text depicts the overwhelming effects and power war holds to weaken the human spirit and

  • Summary Of Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet On The Western Front

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    Erich Maria Remarque was born in Germany in the year 1898 into a lower-middle-class family. In 1916, he was drafted into the German army to fight in World War I where he was badly wounded. Ten years after the war ended, he published a book which was translated a year later into English with the title All Quiet on the Western Front. This is a novel about the experiences of ordinary German soldiers during World War I. Remarque starts off the novel by stating, "This book is to be neither an accusation

  • Analysis Of All Quiet On The Western Front, By Erich Maria Remarque

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    Erich Maria Remarque was born in Osnabruck, Germany, in 1898 into a middle-class family of lower status. In 1916, he was drafted into the German army to fight in World War I, in which he was unfortunately wounded. He published,Im Westen Nichts Neues,ten years after the war ended, rewritten in English a year later as All Quiet on the Western Front, a novel about the experiences of typical German soldiers during the war. In presenting his terribly realistic version of a soldier 's experience, Remarque

  • Analysis Of Erich Maria Remarque's 'All Quiet On The Western Front'

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    could even imagine possible. War’s brutality overall can be extremely damaging to those who have served, with the loss of comrades and scaring deaths, potentially causing psychological damage. In the novel, All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, the group of men fighting and struggling for their country together overtime develop a special, strong bond with each other. When going through similar types of experiences, they are easily able to understand one another and eventually love

  • Analysis Of All Quiet On The Western Front By Erich Maria Remarque

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    Erich Maria Remarque, a World War I veteran, took his own personal war experience to paper, which resulted in one of the most critically acclaimed anti-war movement novels of all time, All Quiet on the Western Front. The voice of the novel, Paul Baumer, describes his daily life as a soldier during the First World War. Through the characters he creates in the novel, Remarque addresses his own issues with the war. Specifically, Remarque brings to light the idea of the “Iron Youth,” the living conditions

  • Igor Stravinsky The Rite Of Spring Analysis

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    “The Rite of Spring” was certainly the most controversial piece of orchestral music of its time. The piece, composed by the Russian Composer Igor Stravinsky, included a great deal of uncommon musical elements. But was it really that uncommon? The world-changing ballet, “The Rite of Spring” was so controversial when it debuted in 1913, because it completely contradicted the common rhythmic and harmonic languages of the music at the time. The choreography and costumes were a main part of the reason

  • Examples Of Feminism In Jane Eyre

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    My Summer Project is on the novel Jane Eyre written by Charlotte Bronte. My project initially highlights the problems faced by a women in 19th Century. The issues come in the way of people when the two belongs to different class and status. It also highlights various themes, the writer has used in the novel and also how every theme is being shown with examples. The novel is about love and determination, which can be understood from the view of an orphaned girl, who apart from being a part of all

  • Sister Of My Heart And Vine Of Desire Analysis

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    In the novel sister of my Heart and Vine of Desire, the writer has artistically portrayed the physical and psychological tensions and tortures to which women are subjected. She has created a new self-transformation and empowering image for women characters go through in the process of their growth. The twin novels Sister of my Heart and Vine of Desire explore the theme of love, friendship, self-transformation, assimilation self-analysis and discovery. It is also the tale of passion, jealousy and

  • Cabaret Concert Analysis

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    On Saturday, November 11, I attended a performance of Cabaret at Dutchess Community College. This musical is set in Berlin, 1931 Germany pre World War I as the Nazis are rising to power. It takes place in a nightclub, the Kit Kat Klub and revolves around an American writer named Cliff Bradshaw and his relationship with an English cabaret performer, Sally Bowles. The cast features six major characters: Sally Bowles, the headlining British singer at the Kit Kat Klub, the Emcee, or the Master of Ceremonies

  • Youth And Rainbows In Oscar Wilde's The Picture Of Dorian Gray

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    Every Person alive today was once a child. We are young and youthful. We have the sweet innocence of thinking the world is filled with rainbows and sunshine. But we soon fall under temptation and influence. Our view on the world seems bleak. We soon start to envy those who are youthful and we start to have a strange obsession with youth. Some say it is to look more youthful, but in reality, people want to feel that sweet innocence of sunshine and rainbows. The Picture of Dorian Gray, by: Oscar Wilde

  • Hatred In Romeo And Juliet

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    The Seeds of Hatred “Nothing in life is promised, except death,” (Kanye West). This was the fate of the star-crossed made from the hatred between the households of Montagues and Capulets. The play is Romeo and Juliet, written by Shakespeare, tells a story of two lovers killed by hatred. Their love is planted in the soil of their kinsmen. This soil is blackened with a plague that doesn’t hesitate to kill and death shall follow. Romeo and Juliet dig deeper into this soil, so no one can see their love

  • Gender Roles In Virginia Woolf's To The Lighthouse

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    1. - What is the secondary text all about? This secondary text is about the autobiographical issues lived by Virginia Woolf that triggered into writing the novel To the lighthouse. In this text, the author attempts to fund ideas of how the novels and written works of Woolf are represented into her personal experiences and her personality. As well, this secondary text shows the evolution of the characters of the novel and in which way are these characters stocked to their roles but also the connection

  • Taming Of The Shrew Double Bill Analysis

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    LASALLE College of the Arts presents a modern adapation of William Shakespeare’s double bill. The Taming of the Shrew was directed by Stefanos Rassios and Macbeth was directed by Adam Marple. The Taming of the Shrew featured Level 2 BA (Hons) Musical Theatre students and Macbeth featured Level 2 BA (Hons) Acting students, in collaboration with the students from Diploma in Technical and Production Management. The double bill begun with The Taming of the Shrew where Rassios directed the play with

  • Intertextual Connections In Letters To Alice

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    In your comparative study of two texts, our understanding of intertextual connections is enhanced by a consideration of each composer’s use of textual form To what extent does this view accord with your comparative study of the prescribed texts? Through intertextual connections, texts continuously provide readers with an enhanced understanding of context and key values that are shaped through the literary form, ultimately expanding upon proceeding works and generating a greater appreciation for

  • Theme Of Love And Hate In Romeo And Juliet

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    Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet is a classic love story about “two star-crossed lovers” who are battling love and hate between each other and their families. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet are deeply in love, but even with all of this love, there is still a brawling hate between the two families. The Montagues and Capulets are known to be the two families who have had a long lasting feud in the city of Verona, where in this story this “ancient grudge breaks to new mutiny”. Romeo and Juliet

  • Maria Concepcion Analysis

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    “Maria Concepcion”, a short story, by Katherine Anne Porter, discussed how much power a community has over people and how the community will protect or reject a person for the sake of the community as a whole as they allowed Maria Concepcion get away with the murder of her husband’s mistress, Maria Rosa. The reason being is due to the fact that Maria Concepcion is well respected amongst the village due to her accomplishments, but they also suspect that she is too prideful. Maria is a very religious

  • Analysis Of Last Tango In Paris

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    As the title suggests, Last Tango in Paris is set in Paris and the main plot concentrates on two people’s loneliness, Paul (Marlon Brando), a 45-year-old old American man and Jeanne (Maria Schneider), a 20-year-old French woman born in an aristocratic environment, the daughter of a Colonel and engaged to a young film director, Tom. After Paul’s wife suicide, his life dramatically changes and he finds himself lost in a foreign, yet known, city. The despair drives Paul to find a shelter to comfort

  • Theoretical Bases Of Maria Montessori

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    Theoretical Base: Learning theory of MM developed by Dr Maria Montessori is based on careful observation of what children reveals about their developmental needs. L2 is presented like L1. Role of T and L: The teacher has to adjust the usage of Montessori materials according to different ages of the learners. Learners are expected first to learn vocabulary through different activities followed by pinking materials. Skills: MM focuses mainly on Speaking and Writing followed by Reading. Activities: