Read the following poem, which is the source of the title of Achebe\'s novel:
William Butler Yeats: \"The Second Coming\" (1921)
Yeats was attracted to the spiritual and occult world and fashioned for himself an elaborate mythology to explain human experience. \"The Second Coming,\" written after the catastrophe of World War I and with communism and fascism rising, is a compelling glimpse of an inhuman world about to be born. Yeats believ ... mehr
What do you feel? Pity... guilt... fear? These are widespread feelings. And they are useless. Forget them! Disabled people don¡¦t want them. They don¡¦t do any good. So what do people with disabilities want? There are lots of ways of finding out. For instance asking them is a good start...
Just because something about you doesn¡¦t work properly doesn¡¦t mean that you should be labelled by it. Some people have impairments. They experience disab ... mehr
Tibet is situated in the Himalayas, bordered by India, Nepal, Bhutan and China, with an area of 2.5 million square kilometers and is called "the roof of the world".
It has long been an independent country, dating for centuries. It has its own unique culture, with its own spoken and written language, system of government, costume, architecture and its own style of Buddhism.
Now, Tibet is an occupied colony of China. Its capital i ... mehr
Henry Graham Greene was born on 2 October 1904 in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England and was one of six children. At the age of eight he attended the Berkhamsted school. In 1922 he was enrolled on the Balliol College, Oxford and in 1926 after graduation he started to work for the London Times as sub-editor and for the Nottingham Journal as journalist, where he met his later wife Vivien Dayrell-Browning. ). I ... mehr
The story is told in the first person. The writer and a group of friends (Filby, the medical man and the psychologist) are at the Time Traveller's house one evening. The Time Traveller explains to them his theory of time, that if a man can go up and down in space, he can also backwards and forwards in time. He shows them a model of his Time Machine and when the psychologist touches ist handle it disappears. The friends are astonished but th ... mehr
Seeing Things Different
. The Last Century
Before the 20th century, Newton\'s laws belonged to the basis of physics. But at the end of the 19th century there were discovered two conflicts, with thermodynamics and electro-magnetism, that ultimately led to the formulation of first the theory of relativity and then the quantum theory. Einstein told us that space and time were part of a four-dimensional space-time and both relative. He was t ... mehr
Newton\'s laws of motion put an end to the idea of absolute position in space. The theory of relativity put an end to the idea of absolute time, so any observer can work out precisely what time and position any other observer will assign to an event, provided he knows the other observer\'s relative velocity. (they are related)
Nowadays we use just this method to measure distances precisely, because we can measure time more accurately than leng ... mehr
Because of the non-existence of an absolute rest, the lack of an absolute position in space and time is explained !
A Brief History of Time
\"A Brief History of Time\" is a book that tries to explain the main theories of today physics in a quite \"non-technical\" language so everybody can understand them. This book starts at the beginning of science with the Greek philosopher Aristotle and goes on until the youngest theories about our u ... mehr
The First Thoughts
. Change Time
Since ever, humans wanted to change the past and know about the future. Just to know the results of a bet of tomorrow today or to mend a decision, made in the past.
Since it was not possible for scientists to build machines to look or travel through time, it was the duty of science fiction authors to speculate about possible ways, how a time machine would look and work like.
. The Time Machine
It ... mehr
\"Einstein\'s Dreams\" was written by Alan Lightman, who was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1948 and was educated at Princeton and at the California Institute of Technology. He has written for Granta, Harper\'s, The New Yorker, and The New York Review of Books.
His previous books include \"Time Travel and Papa Joe\'s Pipe \", \"A Modern-Day Yankee in a Connecticut Court \", \"Origins \", \"Ancient Light \", \"G ... mehr
\"The Time Machine\" was written by H.G.Wells, who was born in Bromley, Kent in 1866, to a working class family. His mother worked as a maid and housekeeper.
After working as a draper's apprentice and pupil-teacher, he won a scholarship to the "Normal School of Science" in South Kensington, where he began to write. The first published work appeared in May 1887 in the Science Schools Journal -"A Tale of the Twen ... mehr
\"A Brief History of Time\" was written by Professor Stephen Hawking, who was born in Oxford, Great Britain, on 8th January 1942.
He studied physics at Oxford University and went on to pursue his graduate studies at Cambridge. In his early twenties he was diagnosed as having ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), known in the UK as Motor Neurone Disease. He holds Newton\'s chair as Lucasian Professor of Mathemati ... mehr
\"The Physics of Star Trek\" was written by Lawrence M. Krauss. He is Ambrose Swasey Professor of Astronomy and Chairman of the Department of Physics at Case Western Reserve University. He is the author of two acclaimed books, Fear of Physics: A Guide for the Perplexed and The Fifth Essence: The Search for Dark Matter in the Universe, and over 120 scienific articles. He is the recipient of several international ... mehr
Bildung: Person + base form
Diese Zeit drückt aus, was jetzt geschieht.
Bildung: Person + have/has + 3rd form
Diese Zeit drückt aus, wie lange oder seit wann ein Zustand anhält.
188.8.131.52.present perfect progressive
Bildung: Person + have/has + been + ing-Form
Diese Zeit drückt aus, womit sich jemand schon länger Beschäftigt.
Bildung: Person + 2nd form
Diese Zeit drückt aus, w ... mehr
The film starts in the year 1997. Two small submarines are diving down to the wreck of the Titanic. Treasure hunters get up a safe from an apartment because they search for a special necklace called "the Heart of the Ocean". It is a blue heart-shaped diamond which makes the necklace so special. The treasure hunters are very disappointed because they only find a drawing showing a nude girl with the necklace. The elderly lady Rose watches TV and se ... mehr
The story is set the 1930's in Maycomb, a small town in Alabama and is told by Scout Finch who looks back to some important years in her childhood. Scout and her older brother Jem were brought up by their father Atticus, a widower. Their black housekeeper, Calpurnia, helps Atticus with the children.
Scout, Jem and their friend Dill, who visits every summer, are fascinated by their strange neighbour Arthur Boo Radley, who has st ... mehr
The Lord of the Rings
The Book of lost Tales (Part 1+2)
The Lays of Beleriand
The Shaping of Middle-earth
The Lost Road (and other writings)
Return of the Shadow
The Treason of Isenguard
the War of the Ring, Sauron Defeated,
Morogoths Ring, The War of the Jewels,
The peoples of Middle-earth
The Adventures of Tom Bombadil.
The book was written by Lurlene McDaniel, who lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She wrote this book, because one of her sons was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes. Other books written by her:
Good by doesn't mean forever
Time to let go
Now I lay me down to sleep
Melissa Austin, a 16- year old girllives with her brother Michael and her mother in Tampa, Florida and she wants to become a lawyer. She and her best friend
Jory ... mehr
Delaney Mossbacher, a wealthy white American, is driving a canyon road when he hits a Mexican immigrant. The Mexican flips over the car, cuts his face, hurts one part of his upper body and finally lands in the nearby shrub. Neither Delaney nor the Mexican want the accident to be reported. Both men are deeply shocked, Delaney due to his fear, the Mexican because of his injuries. Mr. Mossbacher literally welcomes the immigrant's r ... mehr
There are two main characters in this mystery novel, who are portrayed through the way they act, what they say and through their behaviour: The protagonist Natalie Barnes and the antagonist Tulip Pierces. Natalie, who is the first person narrator of the story, is the daughter of the manager of a hotel called Palace. She is at a disadvantage by her mother because of her younger brother Julius who is the apple of her mum's eye. Everything to do w ... mehr