Magma, then, is most likely neither uniform nor homogenous. Parts may be largely crystalline, while other parts are largely liquid. The chemical composition in different parts of a melt may also vary.
Glassy volcanic rocks originate from magma that was probably a mixture of liquid and gas alone (see VOLCANO). Volcanologists analyzing gases escaping from volcanic vents can infer what gases might have escaped from mag ... mehr
Magna Charta: The Magna Charta was signed on the 15 June 1215 at the meadow of Runnymede (near Windsor). It was the first agreement, which restricted the rights of the king. This agreement helped the clergymen and the barons to be save of the voluntary interventions of king John. It consisted of 63 articles(originals are in the British museum and the Salisbury cathedral).
John Ohneland(1199-1216)had a disagreement with the pope Innozenz III ... mehr
The Magna Charta (or the Great Charter) was one of the first agreements, that helped the aristocrats, the clergyman and the simple inhabitants, to get more rights(at the expense of the king). That's why England is called "The cradle of the human rights". Now we're going to tell you how this agreement influenced the history of England. I
John Ohneland (1199-1216). He was called Ohneland, because as his father divided the land ... mehr
Writer: George Orwell, published in 1945.
Main Persons and Characters:
-) Farmer Jones
Owner of the "Manor Farm"; very selfish, sunk into drunkenness, forgets about his care of the animals of Manor Farm.
-) Two close neighbours of Farmer Jones: Mr. Pilkington of Foxwood and Mr. Frederick of Pinchfield
-) Most Important Animals: The Pigs (leaders and supervisors of the farm)
Old Major (Prophet of the Animal Revolution)
Napoleon (Pig ... mehr
The main themes in this story are Romanticism and Realism
I found two definitions
"« The fist one describes Romanticism like this:
"X Romanticism emphasized the individual, the subjective, the irrational, the imaginative, the personal, the spontaneous, the emotional, the visionary, and the transcendental.
"X Romanticism was marked by emphasis on originality and individuality, personal emotional expression, and freedom and experimentat ... mehr
On a day in February a stranger arrives at the Coach-and-Horses Inn at Iping
village and takes a room. When Mrs. Hall, the Innkeeper's wife, goes in to
serve lunch he is still wearing his hat and coat. He is also wearing blue
spectacles and a big beard. When he takes lunch he removes his hat and Mrs.
Hall sees that his head is covered with a white bandage, leaving nothing
exposed but his pink pointed nose. Mrs. Hall thinks ... mehr
During you go to school you have a high number of leisure days. All the public holidays are off, sometimes the teachers have some conferences and last but not least you enjoy thirteen weeks of holidays. But after your school time this nice time is over. If you are going to university, you don't have any problems with your holidays......but how is the situation when you are working ?
In the sight of most of the people taking holidays is a s ... mehr
The book "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" written by Mark Twain is about Huck Finn´s journey down the Mississippi.
Huck lives at the Widow Douglas, who has adopted him; but soon he is fed up with his life there. But then his friend Tom Sawyer tells him that he is going to start a band of robbers and that he has to stay.
One day Huck´s violent father comes to the widow´s house and takes him to his little cabin deep in the forest. He has ... mehr
The author, whose original name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens, was born in 1835. When he was four years old, his family moved to Hannibal, Missouri, on the Mississippi River, where he spent a wonderful childhood. His father died when he was twelve, and he started an apprenticeship as a printer. In 1857, he decided to realize his dream which he had as a boy: to become a river-boat pilot. From that experience he took the name "Mark Twain". When th ... mehr
May 19, 1925 - February 21, 1965
son of poor country priest
well-educated, pretty mother
racial attacks in school => gave up school
never enough to eat
family wanted to escape oppressive racism
severe problems with white racist gangs ("Ku - Klux - Klan") => father killed
struggle for survival, too much for mother =>mentally ill
moved to Boston and joined gangs
drinking, gambling, smoking
own gang (burglaring, stealing) => caught => ... mehr
January 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968
son of a Baptist minister
black middle class family
in college to become minister
doctoral degree in Boston College
own church in Montgomery, Alabama
Nobel Peace Prize
was arrested several times
shot on protest march
same belief in equality, peace and justice for all
experience with segregation and discrimination
non-violent attitu ... mehr
Delivered on March 4, 1837
Fellow-Citizens: The practice of all my predecessors imposes on me an obligation I cheerfully fulfill--to accompany the first and solemn act of my public trust with an avowal of the principles that will guide me in performing it and an expression of my feelings on assuming a charge so responsible and vast. In imitating their example I tread in the footsteps of illustrious men, whose superiors it is our happiness to be ... mehr
MARY REILLY THE UNTOLD STORY OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE
The authoress, Mary Reilly, begins with an account about her childhood. She had been shut up in a little cupboard under the stairs (by her father as we know from a later entry). But once he locked her in the closet and he also threw a rat in it. She was hurt by the rat on her hands and her neck until her mother freed her and then they left the house and they never saw him again.
BO ... mehr
Table of contents
1. Author 1
2. Main characters 1
3. Summary 1
4. The setting 2
5. The message the author wants to convey 2
6. Personal comment 2
Mary Wollstonecrafts-Shelly lived in the years 1797 to 1851. She was the daughter of William Godwins, who had written "Caleb Williams". Mary Wollstonecrafts-Shell ... mehr
Source: Penguin Plays edition. New York: Penguin, 1984.
During most of the last four decades, Athol Fugard has dedicated his art to fighting apartheid, remarkably keeping together an all-black theater troupe in extremely difficult conditions and appearing in many of his own plays as often unsympathetic white characters. Many of his plays were banned in his homeland, and were premiered instead at the Yale Repertory Theatre. He is generally cons ... mehr
Matilda Wormwood was a 4-year- old, extraordinary .girl. She was sensitive and mild, not like her parents and her brother Michael. Her parents didn\'t care about her and left her alone the whole afternoon, so she could go to the library and read books there. When she had read all children books, Matilda started reading grown-ups books.
Mr. Wormwood was a dealer in second-hand cars. One day he explained his to children how to make cars run bet ... mehr
1988, Puffin Books
ABOUT THE BOOK
The story of Matilda is completed with illustrations by Quentin Blake (which I liked even better than the story itself...). It was first published in 1988 by Jonathan Cape and it was the winner of the "Children's Book Award". The book is processed in three different ways: The book, the cassette and the video. It is no special type of book; it is a mixture between fiction, adventure, mystery, ... mehr
The 27-year-old actor and screenwriter Matt Damon was born on October 8, 1970 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He attended Harvard University where he majored in English. Matt has been romantically linked to a number of women including two of his past co-stars the actresses Claire Danes and Minnie Driver as well as Winona Ryder.
Matt\'s mother is a child psychologist. His parents are divorced. Damon has a brother named Kyle. He made his feature f ... mehr
This book is written by Lurlene Mc Daniels. She began writing inspirational novels about teenagers which have life altering situations when her son was diagnosed with diabetes.
" I want kids to know that while people do not get to choose what life gives to them, they do get to choose how they respond."
Melissa is a 16 year old girl who works very hard to get what she wants.Her grades are up after the school year has st ... mehr
The action of the play takes place in Vienna. The main characters are the duke of Vienna, Vincentio his cousin Angelo, Mariana fiance of Angelo, Escalus an old lord, Claudio a young lord, Juliet Claudios lover, Isabella Claudios sister and Lucio a fellow traveller.
At the beginning of the story Vincentio wants to leave the town for a while. He asks Angelo to take his office for this time.
After Vincentio has left the court he goes into a cloi ... mehr