Dr. Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (born August 13, 1926) has been the ruler of Cuba since he became Prime Minister on February 16, 1959 and President of the Council of State and the Council of Ministers on December 3, 1976.
Resistance against Batista
Born in Biran, Holguin, Cuba, into a wealthy farming family (son of Angel Castro and Lina Ruz), he was educated at Jesuit schools and then the Jesuit preparatory school Colegio Belen in Havana. In 1 ... mehr
Characters: Jake- in love with Brett
Robert Cohn- Jakes tennis partner, writer; in love with Brett
Bill Gorton- Jakes friend
Mike Campbell- Bretts boyfriend
About the author:
Ernest Miller Hemingway was born in 1899. His father was a doctor and he was the second of six children.
In 1917 Hemingway joined the Kansas City Star as a cub reporter, then he volunteered to work as an ambulance driver at the Italian front ... mehr
Jake Barnes is the narrator and the "hero" of the novel. The other main characters are Robert Cohn, Lady Ashley, Bill Gorton and Mike Campbell.
Jake and Robert were together in Princeton. Cohn is a member of one of the richest Jewish families in New York. Jake describes him as a very shy, friendly and nice person. After Princeton Robert married and became father of three children. Five years later his wife left him and Robert went with Frances ... mehr
Chuck Palahniuk was born on the 21.February 1961 in Portland. He wrotes five novels. His first published novel was "Fight Club". This book was also a motion picture with Brad Pitt and Edward Norton. The director was David Fynch. The second novel was "Survivor", Chuck\'s excellent follow-up. Soon to be a motion picture. "Invisible Monsters", was his third book. His fourth novel was "Choke". "Lullaby" is Chuck's latest novel i ... mehr
Film report (Stonewall)
Main characters: Matty Dean, a young man, who is gay, he is the lover of LaMiranda. LaMiranda, a man who is gay too, he likes to dress up himself as a woman.
Setting/time: The movie takes place in New York in the Sixties.
At first Matty Dean comes to New York, there he gets to know LaMiranda and a group of homosexuals. The homosexuals have got a meeting point, it's a bar for gay people. While they are dan ... mehr
Every thing contains mana. Mana is a mystical energy wizards can "tap" (=manipulate or use).
to teleport, a kind of conjuring;
Wizards have the ability to conjure things from one place to another. When wizards can touch things they can "tag" them. Wizards can summon things they tagged someday.
the helmet, the brain:
Ancient and powerful artifact. Created by some wizards in Lat-Nam. Can tag wizards and make th ... mehr
Britain is the world\'s leading financial centre and the home of thriving international banking an financial markets. The city of London\'s historic \'square mile\' holds the greatest concentration of banks in the world and is responsible for a fifth of total international bank lending. It also accommodates the world\'s largest insurance and reinsurance industry and one of the world\'s largest stock exchanges. Between them, Britain\'s financial ... mehr
And now to the Organisation about the Fire Brigades in Austria:
The Austrian fire-fighting scenario is to a great part determined by voluntary fire brigades in almost all towns and even the smallest villages, or by (nearly exclusively voluntary) works fire brigades that consist of company-own personnel that helps protect their operation plants and thus their working places.
Only the big provincial capitals Vienna, Graz, Linz, Innsbruck, S ... mehr
is one of the world's most universally treasured cities is San Francisco; renowned for its natural beauty, cultural diversity and the variety of enjoyable experiences that are available within its 49 square miles of urban paradise.
Fisherman's Wharf, the most visited attraction
within San Francisco, provides a unique setting spotlighting the beauty of the Bay Area. From frolicking sea lions at Pier 39, to the panoramic views of Alcatraz and T ... mehr
William Golding was born in Cornwall in 1911. Destined to be a scientist, he changed his course after two years and studied English literature instead at Oxford University. The he earned his living as a schoolmaster until he joined the Royal Navy in 1939. The Outbreak of World War 2 was the turning point in his career. The vision of evil inherent in the human heart that Golding found in the war was the basis of his first published novel, Lord o ... mehr
On first August my family and I, were going to Florida, but at first we had to fly from Linz to Frankfurt, the biggest airport of Europe. We had to wait for one and a half hour before our plane was leaving for Miami. We flew with a Boeing 747 from Lufthansa, which is one of the most important airlines in Europe. After nine hours flying we arrived in Miami. Then we were looking for our bus, which should take us to \"Alamo\"-Car Rental, where we g ... mehr
Today I want to talk about food in general and especially in the United Kingdom. Food is the most important thing in everyone's life because it is the base of our existence. Humanity always tried to improve the taste of food and we are finding new ways of cooking and preparing it. So I would say today for most of us eating and drinking is more than a job that we have to do, but it is fun and perhaps a kind of hobby.
Many people believe that Brit ... mehr
In the Western world dies from hunger any longer. We all have enough to eat and food has became a major pleasure for many people.
But in reason years junk food had covered by the globe. There is nearly no country in the world where McDonalds does not exist.
In the schools teachers have to force fat children to exercise. They became fat because they ate to much junk food, chips, nuts, sweets and cookies.
So how should we eat prperly? In the ... mehr
In June 1937, Ernest Hemingway addressed the Second Congress of
American Writers at Carnegie Hall in New York City. His subject was
the Spanish Civil War, which had started in 1936 and which he had
observed first-hand for some months as a correspondent of the North
American Newspaper Alliance. In his speech, which was warmly ... mehr
Henry Ford was born on the 30th July 1863 in Dearborn in the state Michigan.
Ford left the family farm at the age of 16. He walked to Detroit and there he worked at the "Detroit Dry Dock Company". After three years, in 1882, he left the work and decided to go back to the farm.
In January 1885 he met Clara for the first time, but only at their second meeting she was also impressed in him. The couple married on the 11th April 1888; this was Clara ... mehr
THE PLOT (HFORPLOT)
For Whom the Bell Tolls tells the engrossing tale of Robert
Jordan, an American supporter of the Republican cause in the ... mehr
THE CHARACTERS (HFORCHAR)
Robert Jordan is a man of action. In For Whom the Bell Tol ... mehr
Because For Whom the Bell Tolls is set during the Spanish Civil War,
it is important to know some of the elements of Spanish geog ... mehr
HISTORICAL BACKGROUND (HFORHIST)
Until the 1930s Spain had been a monarchy for centuries, except
for a brief experiment as a republic in 1873-74. We can begin the
background to the Spanish Civil War with Alfonso XIII, who came to the
Spanish throne in 1902. The general verdict of historians is ... mehr
The following are themes of For Whom the Bell Tolls.
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