The House on Mango Street
The novel, The House on Mango Street, written by Sandra Cisneros, is the perfect book we can use to relate to the material we have discussed in class. This novel provided short literary sketches, which are called "vignettes” that gave us several perceptions, dilemmas, thoughts...
Alicia my Story Summary
In the memoir “Alicia my Story” written by Alicia Appleman Jurman is an amazing book about how a Jewish girl named Alicia who tries to survive living in a area where the German occupation was. In doing so she saved lives of some of the Jewish people and rebelled against the...
Ask anyone to name a great modern architect and a few names will come up repeatedly. One of these people is Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. As one of the brilliant architects of the twentieth century, he made huge strides in the field of architecture and opened many doors for future designers. Never meaning...
May 12, 2015
History of German Heritage
My heritage comes from strong German roots and while I have different heritage slightly mixed in from both sides of my family, I am still predominately German. I have a little bit of Irish, Polish, English and Indian (Choctaw)...
Interviewee- Corrina Knipping
Corrina Knipping born and raised in Germany. She lived here in El Paso for few years as a foreign exchange student, doing a part of her college here as a student. She left back to Germany...
Why do so many students leave the german school, yet so many new students sigh up every year?
On the one hand, It has come to the publics attention that many students leave the german school after year 11 as it presents a good chance to leave the school.
On the other hand, the school needed to build...
memory, but others are facts that were told to me by my mother when she was alive (she died in 1980) or by my older sister.
I was born in Warsaw on December 9, 1939, three months after the German invasion of Poland. In November of 1940, the Germans established the Jewish Ghetto in Warsaw, and the apartment...
What makes a house a home?
A house can provide a place to live, but it can't provide family love. A home can provide people a place to live, but it also can provide family love. I have lived in many different kinds of houses, apartments, garages and now a condo. Every house that I have lived in gives...
Scorched History on German Plywood
The new works of Shay Abady
Shay Abady acts out of keen acuteness to the historic domain, and shapes his work in relation to history, a stance which leads him to pursue a dialogue with the grand tradition of Historical Painting
The Renaissance era gave birth...
a predetermined goal to fulfill my objective.
4. I am a person who is positive about every aspect of life.
5. I can also describe myself as ’’Strength is life but weakness is death !!! ’’
Tell in your own words:
During my free time I like to be with my family somewhere outside the city...
Chinese and German Wedding Cultures
The two cultures I chose to analyze for this project were China and Germany. I chose Germany because I lived there briefly while serving in the military and understand some of their culture and traditions but want to know and understand more. I chose China because...
BENEATH MY HOUSE
By Louise Erdrich
It was as if the house itself had given birth. One day the floor cried where I stepped on it, and I jumped back. I was near a heating vent, and when I bent and pried the cover off and thrust my hand in, I briefly grabbed a ball of fur that hissed and spat. I heard...
German Immigration: A story told by the ghosts of the past
"The day I left home, my mother came with me to the railroad station.When we said goodbye, she said it was just like seeing me go into my casket, I never saw her again." So is the story of Julia B. from Germany and many others who left their...
How do the authors of the two texts Not Without My Daughter and The Pianist use their protagonists to explore a response to violent social change?
A response to violent social change is explored within the two texts, Not Without My Daughter written by Betty Mahmoody, with William Hoffer and the film...
My Country Invented
I do not want to give the impression that we have only defects, also we include some virtues. Aver, leave me to think about some... For example, we are a town with soul of poet. Is not our fault, but of the landscape. Nobody that is born and he lives in a nature as ours can...
Living in Germany was one of the most beautiful times of all of the nineteen years that I have been living. We moved to Germany when I was seven years old; and at the time I did not want to move. I was use to my life with my extended family and my childhood friends...
theories upon which Ludwig Mies van der Rohe based his architecture. It will attempt to identify the type of designer Mies was and to what result this influences architecture today.
“Less is more” and “God is in the details”
These aphorisms are often associated with Mies by studying the architecture...
As a Human Resources Director for the Hilton Hotel Company, it is my responsibility to provide the new Canadian General Manager with information that will prepare him/her for the opening of the new 400 room Hilton hotel...
The German Pavilion in Barcelona
Architecture now returns to a search for its roots as a profession normally focus on ways to reduce unnecessary elements to enhance the essential of spaces. Many other modes of thought think architecture is the sense that returns to its roots is a search for an authentic...
LEARNING HOW TO LEARN
Some years ago I watched an event that was to change my life. Creighton Carvello, a psychiatric
nurse from Middlesbrough in the northeast of England, memorised the order of a pack of playing
cards in just...
My future career and plans
The first I have to do is to finish this school. After it there I would like to study The University of Economics or Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the Czech Technical University. Rather I would like to study the University of Economics, because after finishing it...
invent form. I tried to understand what that task was… the others said, ‘what we build is architecture’, but we weren’t satisfied with this answer. By mies
-The idea of a clear construction came to be there, as one of the fundamentals we should accept. We can talk about that easily but to do it is not...
German Shepard Dog
Physical description: German Shepard dogs are built to be very strong and well proportioned. The GSD has a sturdy, muscular, slightly elongated body with a solid bone structure. The head is in proportion with the body and the forehead is a little rounded. The nose is usually...
Brandy L. Sullivan
Axia College of University of Phoenix
German Americans are residents of The United States who can trace their ethnic history to German speaking areas of Europe (Tolzmann, 2008.) Many of the German Americans are from Germany but also come...
My dad was born in Kansas and lived there till he was 5 years old. He moved to Arkansas. After living there for 6 years he moved to North Carolina and stayed there for 2 years. He lived in Kentucky for 5 years and after that Virginia for 1 year. He had 5 siblings. His sister Kathy is a year and a half...
Why is "friendship amongst enemies", a major clue in Summer of My German Soldier? I know what friendship amongst enemies feels like, and it is important because it is the reason why we continue to have 'enemies' and challenges in life. Patty was living her life like she was a teenager in a high school...
events in which the Nazi's solidified their anti-semantic racial policy into the minds of the German people. Kristallnacht, or the Night of the Broken Glass, was one of the most horrific single nights of German persecution towards the Jewish people of Germany. In a matter of hours the Jewish population...
German Christmas Traits
All around the world humans are surrounded by people for different cultures. All of these have their own traits or traditions that they celebrate for certain time periods, holidays, birthdays etc. For instance coming from a family that is german on one side and...
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My Trip To Germany
My memorable trip experience was in Germany. There is no doubt that every person needs to take a holiday trip for two or four weeks to some place quite distant from the city where you live. It’s very obvious that each person must relax...
“How did the Germans survive...devastation, and live amid endless blocks of shattered homes...?”This was the question that Earl Beck voiced after he saw the ruins that were Post World War II Germany. How could one come out, with a sense of starting over after what Germany went through?