Although modern Western ideas about romantic love owe a certain amount to the classical Greek and Roman past, they were filtered through the very different culture of the European Middle Ages. One can trace the concepts which dominated Western thinking until recently to the mid-12th Century. Before that time, European literature rarely mentions love, and women seldom figure prominently. After that time, within a decade or two, all has changed. ... mehr
Main characters: An old man, called K (Tommy Lee Jones), he is the partner of J. J is a black man, at first he is a cop and works by NYPD. One day he discovers a bug and so he comes to MIB. There, he loses his ID. Now he is Man in Black and he has to take care of the aliens in Manhattan, there live about 1000 aliens, they are looking like humans, but they are aliens.
Setting/time: The movie takes place in Manhattan, in our time.
K ... mehr
Thomas Lanier Williams was born in 1911 to an ill matched couple, a travelling shoe salesman who liked poker and drinking and a rector's daughter. Young Thomas spent a happy childhood at his grandfather's rectory thanks to the fact that his father was frequently absent. At school he was teased because of his southern accent. His mother, who hated her husband was of little help to him. His elder sister Rose became his only refuge. He beg ... mehr
Mexico City is the capital of Mexico. Mexico City is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. The population is growing with 5% a year, mainly because of birth and because of immigration of people from the country. Each day about 1.000 people form the country arrive in Mexico City.
This city is crowded, polluted, and chaotic, but it\'s also very beautiful! In Mexico City you can find the richness of the nation. It is the centre of the go ... mehr
Michael Jeffery Jordan was born on February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York to James and Dolores Jordan. He was the fourth of five children having two older brothers and an older sister and a younger sister. His father worked at an electric plant while his mother had a job at a bank. They both earned enough money to provide their family with a comfortable lifestyle.
When Michael was still a toddler, his parents decided to move to Wilmington, No ... mehr
The main points of my presentation about Human Rights and Minorities which I want to mention are:
- General things about Human Rights
- Amnesty International
- Minorities and their problems
Let's turn to the first point:
The Human Rights
The Human Rights were proclaimed by the UN General Assembly on 10 December 1948.
These say that every human being has equal rights in the human family and that the dignity of all huma ... mehr
Stephen King was born on the 21st of September, 1947 in Portland, Maine. When King was two years old, his father left the family. King won a scholarship award to the University of Maine and later taught English, while his wife, Tabitha, got her degree. The publication of his first novel "Carrie" in 1973 and its subsequent film adaptation set him on his way to his present position as the perhaps best - selling author of the world. He li ... mehr
Daniel Defoe was born in 1660 as the son of a Londoner merchant. In 1685 he opened his own business in which he was not successful and went bankrupt in 1692. At that time Defoe got interested in the social and industrial changes in Great Britain and Europe. In 1697 he wrote his first book. Between 1703 and 1714 Defoe worked as a political journalist and theorist for economy. In 1719 he invented the realistic novel and wrote man ... mehr
Title: The title implies that the book is about a woman inventing something extremely powerful.
The book is about a maniac serial killer in L.A and a young female scientist, who is able to create a program with artificial intelligence.
The book is about a mysterious serial killer who uses the internet to gain all the information about his victims. For his search he uses a university computer at Oxford where he sets accidentally a pr ... mehr
Mount Everest, the world\'s highest mountain, rises in the eastern
HIMALAYAS between Nepal and Tibet, about 160 km (100 mi)
northeast of Katmandu. A young, limestone mountain not yet worn
by erosion, it has two peaks, one of which reaches 8,872 m
(29,108 ft). Everest is covered with snow except for its bare,
gale-swept summits. Many glaciers, including spectacular
Rongbuk, ... mehr
"THE TRUE MULTIMEDIUM IS THE HUMAN BEING" Lewis Mumford
What is Multimedia?
Multimedia has many different meanings to many different people. Definitely it is more than just colourful pictures on the Internet or on a CD-ROM. Multimedia are all computerbased, interactive online-, offline-, media- and communicationproducts, which contain at least three forms of representation e.g. texts, pictures or sounds. It's the combination of several medi ... mehr
Emily Taylor is married to Steven Taylor, she is very rich, he is a broker and has few time for her. So she betrays him with a painter called David, but she does not want to leave Steven for him. Steven plans to kill Emily as he finds out that she betrays him. But this is not the only reason for the murder: He made some mistakes in his business without her knowledge and needs her money to pay the debts. Steven meets David for the first time in ... mehr
Music in historycal facts
In the first 100 years after the establishment of new york no music was popular
Maybe Church service were with music
1742 the first Organ was in NY
21.01.1736 was the first publicly concert
songs were with Harpsichord, Flute, Violin
1750 the first Opera in the Nassau Street
1753 the first Choral in the Trinity Church
1825 italian a ... mehr
\"My Left Foot\" was written by Christy Brown, who was born in Doublin, Ireland, in the Rotunda Hospital, on June 5th 1932.
His father was a bricklayer in Doublin, his mother housewife. He was one of 22 children, but he was a victim of cerebrial palsys what means that he could not control his speech properly or his movement, apart from his left foot. To have the possibility of communication through his left foo ... mehr
I. Biography of Agatha Christie
II. Content of the novel
III. Major Aspect
I. Biography of Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie (née Miller) was born in 1890 in Devon, England as the
youngest of three children in a conservative family. Agatha never went
to a school, but was taught at home by a governess. To express her
feelings as a child she started playing music ... mehr
Nadine Gordimer (born 1923) has made her career under difficult circumstances. Born an English-speaking Jew in South Africa, she resented and resisted the pressure to conform to the white supremacist attitudes embodied in the system of apartheid. She has been politically active most of her life, and has often written about the relationships among white radicals, liberals, and blacks in South Africa. Her most widely-read works are novels like Th ... mehr
The History of Napoleon and the Fight of Waterloo
In the evening of the 18th june in the year 1815 a meeting of emporer Napoleon and his general took place. There they spoke about their tactics in the following battle against the allianced army of the Prussians, English and Dutch.
With a size of 74 thousand men, including infantry, cavalary and units of Napoleon´s personal guards allthoug 80 guns he went into the fight.
His second Com ... mehr
Nat Hentoff was born in Boston, Massachusetts and graduated at Northeastern University and Harvard, but also studied in Paris. At the moment he is a writer for two American newspapers and has been acclaimed for his essays concerning civil liberties and jazz.
One of his most famous books, The Day They Came to Arrest the Book, was written and published in the United States in 1982.
The story is set in a normal High School called George Mason ... mehr
NBA = National Basketball Association
- Basketball is very popular in the USA
- Stars have got high - endowed1 contracts
History of Basketball and the NBA:
- 1891 basketball was originated by Dr. James Naismith
- 1936 basketball was an event of the Olympic Games for the first time
- 1937 the first basketball league was founded : the NBL ( = National Basketball League)
- 1946 another basketball league was installed: ... mehr
Theresa Nelson lived for summer in Atlantic City basement apartment with her husband and her three suns. The notorious boardwalk left an indible impression.
Theresa Nelson is also the author of The Beggars' Ride, Earthshine, and
And One For All.
Now she lives in Sherman Oaks, California.
Clare is a twelve year old girl, who lives together with her mother and her mother's boyfriend Sid. As a result ... mehr