CAPTAIN CORELLI’S MANDOLIN
This study guide is aimed primarily at students of English Literature, who are studying Louis de Bernières’s novel Captain Corelli’s Mandolin in the second year of Advanced GCSE studies but will be useful for any students wishing to look at the way in which...
expressed by the characters Pelagia, Captain Corelli, and Carlo in Louis De Bernieres’ Corelli’s Mandolin. Pelagia is a young and intelligent Greek women who finds herself unwillingly falling in love with a charming Italian soldier named Captain Antonio Corelli and Carlo Piero Guercio, a fairly large...
‘old-fashioned’ love shared between Pelagia and Captain Corelli. Very different to spontaneous sexual relationship in Therese Raquin, Pelagia fears moving into the relationship too fast, even describing it as ‘undesired’. The relationship between Pelagia and Corelli bases itself around seeing the unknown together...
Captain Corelli's Mandolin is a novel that merges the storytelling skill evident in Homer's Odyssey with the issues of war that are emphasised in the Iliad. The combination of these two qualities is what, in my opinion, makes this book a realistic yet mythical portrayal of life during the struggle of...
The opening of Captain Corelli's is about a Dr Iannis and tells the reader a little about his job, family, and the island he lives on. The purpose this opening is that it allows two of the main characters (Dr Iannis and Pelagia) to be introduced, and also through Dr Iannis' writing we are introduced...
self-improvement, relationships between men and women; they sang about topics that any human can understand. One of the first songs they sang was “Captain Kelly’s Kitchen,” which is a song about a young man who courts a devious woman who ends up filing false assault charges against him, and he ends up...
considered the “solo” of an opera.
Listening Guide No. 55
Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 8
(Christmas Concerto) (IV, V, VI) excerpt
Composer: Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
Describe the Baroque instrumental style.
Recognize the basso continuo, texture, and points of contrast and repetition.
Explain how this...
however they are the ones who get bombed, as portrayed in Flare Path, they are the ones who have to deal with fear of invasion, as shown in Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, and they are the ones who are left to worry if their loved ones come back, as portrayed in If Actually Dead by C.P Cavafy. The type of suffering...
War is a prominent theme in Captain Corelli's Mandolin. This force damages and destroys lives creating a number of victims along the way. A victim is a person killed or injured as a result of an event, circumstance or in pursuit of an object or in gratification of a passion. There are a number of victims...
The period of great industrialization in the late 1800’s is no exception. During this period, society was lead by several key industrialists that forever changed business. Sometimes mislabeled as “Robber Barons”, these men were truly the “Captains of Industry”: these individuals took on American business...
| 1959 (age 53–54)
Bromley, Kent, England |
Occupation | Novelist |
Nationality | British |
Alma mater | St Hilda's College, Oxford |
Spouse(s) | Ian Hislop |
Children | 2 |
Victoria Hislop (née Hamson; born 1959) is an English author.
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the Russian International Headquarters. Since they were aware of this the Americans decided to send Captain Alex "Express" Davidson to spy and become apart of the Russian Mafia. Before they sent Captain Express, they had to train him and equip him. The training course was a two week course. There he learned...
Choose two of the most moving moments in Captain Corelli's Mandolin and explain why they have this effect on the reader. Look closely at how language is used to create pathos.
L' Omosessuale (1) is a very sensitive and intimate chapter and allows us into
Carlo's deepest and most hidden thoughts. De...
people. In the 1900’s Ford released the best seller car in history, the model “T,” which was so popular that more than 50% of the cars in the world were model “T”s, a record that has been unbroken for more than a hundred years. The popularity of this car was so big that by the 1920’s almost every American...
other famous European peopleAntonio Vivaldi is also featured on the 2008 Europe Taler. Vivaldi's music, together with that of Mozart, Tchaikovsky, and Corelli, has been included in the theories of Alfred Tomatis on the effects of music on human behaviour and used in music therapy.
His compositions include:
complexity and many aspects of relationships. I will be exploring if nature is used effectively to display different types of relationships in “ Captain Corelli’s Mandolin” by Louis de Bernieries, “Rapture” by Carol Ann Duffy and “Orinda to Lucasia” by Katherine Philips. Nature could be defined as the natural...
As a little boy he stood out from the rest, something was different about him and no one could figure it out what it was. Who knew that Steve Rogers would one day be saving the world from the evil Nazi's and the Axis powers? Steve Rogers was born during the Great Depression raised...
Indentured Servitude in the early 1600’s
In reading the primary source written by Richard Frethorne, from the early 1600’s, I learned that life as an indentured servant was nothing as it was made out to be, physically harder on a person in the new world and often took people’s lives before the 5...
In Corelli’s Mandolin, a novel by Louis de Berniéres, minor characters Mandras and
Carlo contribute to the complicated relationships between each of the characters. Each individual
has an influence on the changing events in the novel and inflict change in the main characters.
Though unalike, the ...
are you? Anyway, the goat is fond of you.'
It is important in terms of relationships as it alludes on the reasons that she is a good match with captain Corelli.
Key points of important things
Importance in terms of relationships
Mussolini is presented...
earlier masters were neglected. Two of these talented musicians were Antonio Vivaldi and Arcangelo Corelli. Both Italian artists were distinguished violinists as well as accomplished composers. "Corelli was the greatest violinist-composer of the Baroque and arguably its second most influential Italian...
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The Period, Life, and Works
Music was discovered thousands of years ago...
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victorians fears like ethical degeneration and questioned the social structures of the time. Then in the 1860's short gothic stories came into fashion with the writtings of dickens 'Captain murderer' and 'The signal man' and H.G. Wells 'The red room'.
Charles John Huffam Dicken was one of the most...
in both Mediterraneo and Captain Corelli’s Mandolin. The gendered roles assigned to the invading soldiers as the strong male occupiers of a surprisingly feminized portrayal of the subjugated island are the crux of both the narratives. In both Mediterraneo and Corelli’s Mandolin the respective Greek Islands...
Louis De Bernieres's novel, Corelli's Mandolin, is a story about time and change. The story itself explores many aspects of life such as love, betrayal, chaos, tradition, history and numerous other elements that are often warped over time. De Bernieres notes that he tried to be as true to history as...
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Cinematic Countrysides, Fish, R. (Ed), (Manchester: Manchester
University Press, 2005).) “Re-Imaging Australia: Crocodile Dundee Overseas,”(Crofts, S., “Reimaging Australia: Crocodile Dundee Overseas”, in Continuum: The Australian Journal of Media and
Culture; 2(2) 1989.) Film-Induced Tourism (Beeton...
From ‘How like a woman is a mandolin…’ (Page 303, chapter 42) to ‘…there is our timpani.’ How is the theme of love developed in this section and how does this link to the development of the theme in the novel as a whole?
The theme of love is indeed an enigma in this novel. As the novel flows on, love...
always someone trying to knock down these walls, and only one cultural icon can represent and protect those ideals for us; the great and original Captain America.
To say one is such, one must define what a cultural icon is. A cultural icon is a notable individual who has transcended “mere”...