This book does not deal with the violence and the gangs in the streets, in fact it s a book about the hooligan - scene before and after football - matches. The main person is the author himself, who wants to get to know and analyse the reasons for violence. He spends some time with violent football fans to know why they behave like that.
Bill is waiting for his train at a station outside Cardiff. Suddenly he hears an announcement over the ... mehr
28 october Bill William Henry Gates was borned Seattle in the USA. His father was a lawyer and his mother was a teacher.
Bill was a very good pupil and he had always good grade.
1968 Bill and his friend Paul Allen played on a computer Tic Tac Toe. They used the computer very often. But they didn't know much about the computer. The aked the teacher, but they didn't know about it. And so they tryed to test all with the schoolcomputer.
19 ... mehr
Albee was born on March 12, 1928, in Washington, D. C., and adopted at the age of two weeks by Reed and Frances Albee, who named him Edward after Reed's father. This elder Edward held a substantial business interest in a chain of vaudeville theatres, and the family was very wealthy. Young Edward's early years were spent among servants, nurses, tutors, as the family alternated between stays in the mansion in Larchmont, New York, and extended winte ... mehr
Poldl was a poor farm-hand who lived at the border of Vienna. He loved Resi, the daughter of a farmer. Poldl wanted to marry her, but the farmer had high dept and for that reason he wanted his daughter to marry a rich man.
One day, Poldl went up the Bisamberg and was really sad. He was thinking of suicide by jumping into the Danube, because he knew that his love was hopeless. Suddenly a strange man came right to him and said: "You are sad, bu ... mehr
The black hole is a very widely discussed phenomenon in science. The first thing one might want to know, is that nobody has ever seen a black hole. The only reason to believe in them, is the mathematical effect of its gravitational field. The first (known) person to talk about black holes was John Michell, from Cambridge, in 1783. He suggested that a star that had a greater gravitation than light could not be seen by anyone, because the light ... mehr
John Howard Griffin begins this novel as a white man on October 28th, 1959 and becomes a black man (with the help of a noted dermatologist) on November 7th. He enters black society in New Orleans through his contact Sterling, a shoe shine boy that he met in the days before starting the experiment. Griffin stays with Sterling at the shine stand for a few days to become assimilated into the society and to learn more about the attitude and ... mehr
Rosa Parks: was one of the first black ladies who refused to obey the unwritten law ->
fought for equality
Unit2/ Nr. 4/ LC:
The sociologist Ann Peters is talking about prejudices. There are different types- so called stereo- types: groups of professions, of the age, of races, of sexes, of political things, of marginal. The sad thing is that the victims often are powerless. The white people often grow up with this prejudices, th ... mehr
'black' was an insult in former times people avoided the term 'black' in the late 60ies and 70ies: 'black is beautiful!' opinions are undergoing changes movements like 'black power' developed => very radical movement Malcolm X
there were times when you couldn't talk about 'negro' from Latin word 'niger' the swearword 'nigger' developed
Afro-American history: talked about misco ... mehr
John Howard Griffin was born in Dallas, Texas in 1920. At sixteen he went to France, where he decided to become a psychiatrist. In World War 2, Griffin worked with the French underground movement and later he joined the United States Army. During a Japanese bombardement he lost his sight. Two major changes in values had taken place during his eleven-year-absence. The first was an increasing attraction to Roman Catholicism and the seco ... mehr
The first 20 Africans are brought to work as \"servants\" in Jamestown, Virginia. During the next hundred years thousands more are brought as slaves to work on the tobacco and cotton fields in the South.
Congress passes a law making it illegal to import slaves, but it is generally ignored.
Slavery is declared legal in the South, but illegal in all states north of Missouri.
Abraham Lincoln becomes President of the United ... mehr
Robert Zimmerman was born in Duluth on the 24th May in 1941. His parents were Russian Jews. When Robert was six ,his parents moved to Hibbing ,a small town near the Canadian border. So Bob grew up in middle class surroundings. The Zimmermanns were not wealthy ,but his parents were hard working well - respected people.
Bob's classmates and friends remember him as a quiet loner and outsider. The only thing he was interested in, was music. Ro ... mehr
2.1.1. The song's History
The inspiration for this song is believed to have come to Bob Dylan´s mind one afternoon in April 1962 , during a long political discussion with friends . As the conversation petered out in silence , Dylan was suddenly struck by the thought that there were severe problems in the U.S.A. of his time ,the Western world , respectively.
He had known this for a long time then and expressed his opinion towards the matt ... mehr
2.3.1. The Motto : "In God we trust"
" God's own country " , this is a popular name the Americans gave their country . On the outside , American everyday -life and religiousness are tightly interwoven . Even the American Dollar-bills state it : " In God we trust". In the past , whenever there was the discussion in America , whether to mobilize the army or not , fighting for God was a good argument .
In this well -known protest song of ... mehr
Bob Dylan\'s influence on popular music is incalculable. As a songwriter, he pioneered several different schools of pop songwriting, from confessional singer/songwriter to winding, hallucinatory, stream-of-conscious narratives. As a vocalist, he broke down the notions that in order to perform, a singer had to have a conventionally good voice, thereby redefining the role of vocalist in popular music. As a musician, he sparked several genres o ... mehr
Hello ladies and gentlemen. What I want to do today is to tell you something about Bob Marley.
If there are any questions, please stop me at any time, and I will be happy to answer them.
My presentation is divided in 3 parts. Firstly I want to give you a short introduction about Reggae.
Secondly I´ll try to describe what Reggae and Rasta means.
Finally I`ll be looking at the life of Bob Marley.
First of all ... mehr
Title and author:
"The Body" by Stephen King: Horror
Stephen King: 1947 in Portland, Maine, U.S.A.
Additionally he wrote the not less famous books "Christine", "Tommyknockers", "It", etc.
Place and Time:
The book is written in 1986. The story happens in a small town, called Castle Rock.
Four boys, Gordie, Vern, Teddy and Chris, get to know from Vern's older brother that he found a dead body.
They think about ... mehr
Author: A novel by John August and Jane Hamsher
Based on a story by Quentin Tarantino
Other Information: It was puplished by the Penguin Group in 1994.
Type of Book: It is a book about an "Action Film" which was played in
Subject: It is the story about their rise and fall, two born-to-die
clinging to the underbelly of the American Dream.
Setting: It plays in the present USA.
Charact ... mehr
Author: A novel by Andrew Kevin Walker
Other Information: The book is about a film which was shown in 1996.
Subject: It 's about a mentally disturbed man, who likes to kill all
people who have committed one of the seven deadly sins.
Setting: It plays in the present USA.
Characters: Detective Somerset: He is a very important, but old police
Officer who has to leave his office.
Detective Miller: He is the new par ... mehr
Table of Contents:
4. Book Analysis
5. Themes/ Conflicts
7. comparison book - movie
Why is football so popular in England and all over the world? In my opinion no one can give a very good answer to this question. I never ask such a question, because I like football. Football is made for everyone, everyone can play football, no matter if ... mehr
John Steinbeck was born in Salinas, California, in 1902. He grew up a in a fertile rural environment near the Pacific Coast. He went to Stanford University in 1919, enrolling in literature. He left the university in 1925 without taking a degree. Over the next five years he supported himself by various jobs on the East Coast, all the time working on his first novel, Cup Of Gold (1929). After marriage and a move back to California, he continued ... mehr