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Musical influence of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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"During all the time since his marriage, while Leopold had been building his career, he and Maria Anna had experienced seven times the birth of an infant. Their first child, a boy, was born in August 1748 but died in February 1749. By this time, Maria Anna was pregnant with the second, a girl, who was born in June 1749 but died only six days later.

Mark Twain

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In the history of world literature it is necessary to point out that he became the real founder of American literature because he symbolizes freedom of choice for a writer weather to write about ordinary people or rich and famous ones.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

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Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was a Russian playwright, physician, and one of the greatest modern short story writers this world has ever seen. Chekhov’s work is a remarkable combination of the impartiality of a scientist and physician and sensitivity and psychological understanding of a creative artist.

L.A. Exile Writers

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Williams characterizes Los Angeles as a sort of land of immigrants; while this had previously been the nature of the United States, it appears it has shifted to regional areas, in this instance LA. However, rather than being out outcast or newcomer in this land, Williams argues that Los Angeles retains the feeling of home for these individuals.

Edgar Allan Poe

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Poe had a very painful childhood because he lost both his parents when he was just three years old. Poe was brought up by his foster parents. After finishing school he went to University of Virginia where he learnt Latin and poetry (Merriman). He also worked in the United States Army for two years.

Sam Houston

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In February 1836, Houston’s leadership qualities were well portrait when he negotiated an agreement with the Cherokee Indians thus establishing peace in Eastern Texas. That peace has prevailed in Texas till now courtesy of his efforts.

The life of Frederick Douglass

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Douglas, together with a few others championed for the freedom of the black man and the equality of all (Douglas 56). The motivation he had to talk about slavery came from his past life as a slave. He also believed in the Holy Scriptures and taught that all people are equal in God’s eyes.

Al-Khwarizmi

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His life was not widely written about, in fact, there is very little known about him as a man in contrast to the volumes written about him as a mathematician. In this report I will discuss about his three of many accomplishments namely Algorism, Algorithm and Quadratic Equations.

Sociology and Me

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My younger siblings are Andrew and Joan. We all grew up in this area.The North End Boston is a middle-class neighborhood which is dominated by Italian immigrant families who comprise the working class of America.

Alexander Gorsky Russian Choreographer

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His achievements in ballet were not limited to establishment of dramatically oriented realism, he also managed to develop his own school of ballet teaching. In the essay I will describe and analyse Alexander Gorsky's life, his choreography, country he lived in, and influences of other choreographers and on other choreographers.

President evaluation, decision analysis

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He was interested in politics, in nature, in the environment, and in all of the social and environmental diversity which constituted his young and growing nation (Fehn, 2005). He is well-known for having been a trust buster for dissolving more than forty business monopolies, for having promoted the regulation of drugs and railroads, for protecting American interests in international affairs, and for promoting a strong and powerful American navy (Brands, 2001).

Franz Peter Schubert composer

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His father, a schoolmaster was his first violin teacher during his childhood. A few years later, Schubert was handed to an elder brother for piano lessons. The musician grew up surrounded by music as his family and friends had established a habit of playing together (Hurd 294).

Martin Luther King and Malcolm X

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In view of the limited space allotted for this study, a detailed biographical account is not made in this paper, which restricts itself to only the major aspects of the divergences between the two personalities. Analysis: On the surface, there seem some commonalities between the two titans of the civil rights era: to start with, the most striking similarity, of course, is that both believed in Black liberation.

Burke's Distinction and Public Representation

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Interest and opinion are the two principle factors of Burke's Distinction; he used them as his primary, fundamental example of how political and economic systems might succeed or fail. Using Burke's Distinction for social examination ensures that individuals and governments can better understand their own motivations and needs, and legislate accordingly.

Abraham Lincoln: “The Man Behind the Myths”

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The presidency of Abraham Lincoln has conferred his importance not only as a political symbol in the pages of history but also as a devoted leader who advocated and deposited slavery to an end. Lincoln, as an antislavery freed all slaves in revolutionizing states.

Roman Abramovich

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Roman Abramovich has used a mix of good business acumen, political astuteness and excellent sense of timing of actions to scale these heights. By evaluating the rise of Roman Abramovich the aim is to acquire an insight in the use of these qualities in business along with the leadership qualities required to ensure excellent success in the world of business.

Historical Criticism of Graham Greene's The Power and the Glory

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His authorized biographer Norman Sherry shows Greene being moved by World War I. The war left its first impressions on a young mind. In a letter to his mother, Greene recounted "the endless memorial services" at the school and the "death feeling" that had pervaded the atmosphere (Sherry 232-240.

Sandro Botticelli biography

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Aged thirteen he was apprenticed to a goldsmith but later moved to the studio of Filippo Lippi a one time Dominican Friar who gave up the cloth after having an affair with a nun whom he later married (Durant 122). Lippi, still a respected artist in his own right, was a major influence on Botticelli's own style of painting, linear, delicate, ornamental and graceful, producing an almost other worldliness' quality in his paintings.

Analytical paper on Aristotle

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Though a brilliant pupil, Aristotle opposed some of Plato's teachings, and when Plato died, Aristotle was not appointed head of the Academy. After leaving Athens, Aristotle spent some time traveling, and possibly studying biology, in Asia Minor (now Turkey) and its islands.

Margaret Thatcher

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In the early stages of her life, she studied chemistry at the college of Somerville. Later she became a barrister. In the general election of 1959 she won a seat of MP as a Conservative. In 1970's Edward Heath formed a government, Margaret Thatcher was appointed as Secretary of State for education and science.

Thomas Hobbes Article

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He was a notable traveler of his time and had friendships with distinguished men like Galileo and Gassendi. Hobbes' works have been of significance in history as well. His important contributions include De Cive in 1642; Leviathan in 1651 and De Corpore Politico published in 1650 A.D.

William Butler Yeats

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I have been reading more of Yeats since, more of his poems, his plays and his life, and it is now clear to me that this man who won the Nobel prize for literature way back in 1923 is still relevant today. Not only is he relevant, he has insightful reactions to the human existence, and is able to put them in small capsules like " Though leaves are many, the root is one;/Through all the lying days of my youth

Kurt Vonnegut

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Science fiction helps lend form to the presentation of this world view without imposing a falsifying causality upon it. In his vision, the fantastic offers perception into the quotidian, rather than escape from it. Science fiction is also technically useful, he has said, in providing a distance perspective, "moving the camera out into space," as it were.

Carl Friedrich Gauss

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One of them in discussion is Carl Friedrich Gauss who is represented as a brilliant mathematician. If we say that the French had the Napoleons who drew political and economic benefits from the French revolution then on the other hand we had the Germans who were blessed with some of the most intellectual people like Beethoven and Gauss.

Herbert Hoover

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Herbert contested the elections and won over Al Smith, the Democratic candidate who was Roman Catholic. The citizenry did expect immensely from him, owing to his ideology and belief in the Efficiency Movement, that flourished between 1890 to 1932 in the United States.

Ernest Ludwig Kirchner

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They tried to establish a new modern art apart from Paris, which would be more original to German culture. The extraordinary paintings of young "The Bridge" artists including Kirchner were full of enthusiasm and idealism that were reflected in their works.

My Familys experience with cities over the past three generations

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We can only be positive on one thing : the three of us have three different point of views on the places that we live in. I am pretty sure that my grandmother and mother always believed that Santiago was an impossible place to live, thought that anywhere in the world would be a better place though they were so emotionally linked to the city in order to leave it.

Hunter S. Thompson and American Counter culture

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In addition Tom Wolfe, William Bouroughs and a list of other writers credited in the new journalism category are discussed. The notion of American counter culture is investigated in detail along with Thompson's works and his illustrious career. The purpose of the discussion is to answer the question 'is Hunter S.

Directions: A paper on the exhibition of "Wayne Thibaud: 70 Years of Painting."

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Known for his plain-spoken style and self-deprecating sense of humor, Thibaud links himself to the long tradition of painting from observation and speaks in defense of painting to audiences regularly. Born in Arizona, Thibaud moved to California in his youth.

Aristotle Essay

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As the Biography of Aristotle from BiographyShelf.com points out, "He and Plato found a liking in each other's philosophical abilities that had previously been unmatched. For twenty years, the two remained together, content to debate, theorize, and research deeper into the outer limits of human abstract thinking.

Giovanni Boccaccio

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Many scholars believe that he was born in Paris from a French mother. (Hutton, E. 3) The family of Boccaccio originally comes from Certaldo in Valdelsa, his father was a Florentine banker and a money changer. An ordinary opinion is that his father and mother, Jeannette or Jeanne, were never married.

Alice Walker

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Alice was born in Eatonton, Georgia, the eighth and last child of Willie Lee and Minnie Lou Grant Walker. Her parents were sharecroppers, and money was not always available as needed. At the tender age of eight, Walker accidentally lost sight of one eye. Walker felt like she was no longer a little girl because of the traumatic experience she had undergone, and she was filled with shame because she thought she was unpleasant to look at.

Winston Churchill

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His thoughts and writings can be considered as an authority in the fields that he excelled in. At a glance Winston Churchill is a noted statesman, a known orator and strategist, a leader in different disciplines such as the British Army and a gifted writer of historical literature.

Drugs as The Beatles inspiration

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Even after they quit taking acid, their minds reacted to effects of the drug. Throughout the life of the band, drugs influenced the Beatles' music.The musicians took over-the-counter uppers called Preludin to keep up the grueling schedule required of young musicians under contract in German clubs.

Howard Carter

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He was the son of Samuel John Carter and Martha Joyce Carter, nee Sands (Crystalinks 2005). His father was a well-known artist whose subjects were mostly animals (Reeves and Taylor 1993, 11). In Carter's own autobiographical sketches, he notes, "I can hardly find any trace of my father in myself, except an inborn faculty for drawing, which unfortunately, in my case, was never fully cultivated" (11).

Khomeini and the Islamic Revolution

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Taheri fled to Europe after the revolution and continued writing about his perception of Islamic Iran. He is essentially a secularist, who finds himself at home with the liberal democratic values of the West. He disapproves of Khomeini's obscurantist views and describes him as a reactionary figure who lived in exile for fourteen years before repatriating to Iran.

Won Kar-wai

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Influenced by the French New Wave, bent through the prism of Hong Kong cinema, his is a stylish and unique vision. "Wong belongs to the mid-1980s Second New Wave of Hong Kong filmmakers who continued to develop the innovative and fresh aesthetic initiated by the original New Wave (Wright 2002)".

Successes and failures of Mussolini

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Of these policies some were successful, some were not. Mussolini once declared "Our programme is simple. We want to rule Italy" (Mussolini). Carsten (1962) commenting on this statement said, "This is the real program of any Leftist. But Mussolini had the honesty to be upfront about it." There is an element of truth in this statement.

Life of Tecumseh

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This paper provides an overview of Tecumseh's life as a young warrior and the legendary battles he spearheaded. It also discusses his significance particularly to the Native American people and the legacy he imparted to them. Tecumseh was born in 1768 (estimated) at Old Piqua, on the Mad River in Western Ohio (Foner & Garraty).

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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How is it possible to read One Hundred Years of Solitude as the history of the Columbian banana massacres of 1928, or Del Amor y Otros Demonios, as the history of colonialism and the true story of Saint Cajetan of Thiene and his well-recorded relation with the Augustinian nun, Laura Mignani Yet, Marquez has repeatedly affirmed that his works are historical, that they tell the history of events as they were seen, understood and remembered by those who lived through them1 Official Columbian, Latin American history, as Marquez has persistently and repeatedly maintained, is a watered down version of the truth; it is a history written by, and for, those in power, designed, not to preserve the

Willa Cather

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t the time her fmily consisted of Will's two brothers, sister Jessic nd her grndmother Rchel Bok who lived with them. yer lter they moved to Red Cloud, ner rilrod town, where her fther creted lon nd insurnce office. Will's reltives never becme rich or powerful within their business nd Will ssumed it ws her fther to blme in the lck of finncil success who, supposedly, put intellectul nd spiritul mtters over the commercil.

Henry Ford the founder of the Ford Motor Company

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Growing up in a rural area, Henry had a happy childhood. Unlike other famous people, he did not grow up as a prodigy nor had his success been overnight ("Henry Ford"). He grew up in a farm helping his parents whose main source of living was basically on agriculture.

Tupac Shakur

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These words sum up the socialization of violence that 2Pac had been subjected to. It was the expression of the masculinity that he had been taught by mainstream media and misguided authority. 2Pac's life is best known for his connection with 'Gangsta Rap'.

Enterprise and Business Development

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He has reached enormous eminence not only as a businessman, but also as a public figure. Suffice to say that according to some observers R Branson might have influenced the voting preferences of British electorate more than the Leader of Liberal Democrats.

Richard Rodriguez "The Achievement of Desire"

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He has discovered early on that his schooling has triggered a disjointing between him along with his parents. He has been writing the narration of his schooling with the intention of honoring his subordinate-class setting and gave value on how he turned out to be the man he has become today.

Ousmane Sembene's cinema

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He regularly made use of nonprofessional actors and wrote the script in various African languages. As an intellectual interested in conveying his message to the socially disadvantaged masses, especially given the high rate of illiteracy in Senegal and the African continent, cinema was a great and effective choice.

Kozyndan as a collaboration of the artwork by two artists

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It was only after this that they started signing their combined artwork as Kozyndan. For this pair of artists who met in college in the painting class, it is important to create paintings that people enjoy. They do not only expect people to buy their artwork and hang it on their wall, they also want people to keep discovering things even six months after buying the painting.

Genghis Khan's Conquest and its impact on the Society

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Little is known about his early years: he was born sometime between 1155 and 1167 in Central Mongolia, to the noble and influential family of Yeskhei (Yeskhei's clan was called Borjigin), a tribal chief of the Kiyad (Temjin was his second son), and Hoelun, of the Olkhunut tribe.

Stephen Michael Reich

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These composition canons and slow harmonic rhythm marked by their use of repetitive figures which have influenced contemporary music significantly particularly in the United States of America. Grammy Award winning "Different Trains" added a darker character to Reich's work in 1980s, introducing historical themes and themes from his Jewish heritage as well.

Why Sartre Was Wrong

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In works like Being and Nothingness and also in the famous play No Exit, Sartre expounds on such themes. One of the most illustrative symbols of this philosophy occurs in the work of Sartre's sometime friend and rival Albert Camus: that of a man trying to push a rock up a hill, but getting nowhere.
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