• All Quiet On The Western Front
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    "All Quiet in the Western Front" In the movie, "All Quiet in the Western Front," Paul is an average eighteen-year-old male who enlists in the Army and is sent to fight in WWI, which changes his views and makes him an adult. Everybody in Paul's hometown is supportive of Paul and his peers enlisting think it is a great opportunity to be able to fight in the war. At basic training, they are shown what military life is like from their drill sergeant who treats him and his friends incredibly rough. P...
  • All Quiet On The Western Front
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    'All Quiet on the Western Front' was written in a first person style. The story was told by Paul Ba " user, a nineteen year old student, convinced to enlist with the German army by his schoolmaster, Kantor ek. Along with many of his friends from school, he is trained under Corporal Himmel stoss, a strictly disciplined commander who dislikes Paul because of his 'defiance.' When sent to the front, Paul, along with his other friends, made new friendships that would last throughout time. His newly m...
  • Rocking Horse Winner 2
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    The Hidden Truth The plot in "The Rocking-Horse Winner" by D. H. Lawrence reveals to the reader conflicts between Paul and his mother using different levels or forms of secrecy. There are secrets hidden throughout the house that leads Paul and his mother to an unpleasant life. The first level of secrecy is the actual secrets that Paul and Paul's mother keep from each other. The second form of secrecy is that D. H. Lawrence uses a story telling style of writing. This way of writing in itself hol...
  • Paul S Preaching In Athens
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    Before Paul went to Athens, he was in Berea preaching God s word. However, there were many furious Jews that were hunting down Paul, so he avoided them and went to Athens, waiting for Silas and Timothy to join him. While Paul was waiting in Athens, he talked to anyone that crossed paths with him. Athens was known for it s magnificent buildings and many gods, as well as being the center for Greek culture, philosophy, and education. In addition, many philosophers and educated men were always read...
  • Pauls Views On Government
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    Paul's views on Government The first part of Paul's letter to the Romans is very important because during the beginning he gives his credentials so that he may give authenticity to his letter. He declares himself "a servant of Jesus Christ called to be an apostle" Romans 1: 1. This is to give himself credibility when he discusses God's will. The meat and bones of this book starts with the idea of election. The current government of the Romans was mainly aristocratic with the largely powerless se...
  • View Of Paul Actors Scene Camera
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    The film Pauls Case is by Lemont Johnson but is written by Willa Cather. Its about Paul, a sensitive high school student, felt very frustrated with his home life and his family's expectations that he would grow up to work in a factory or the steel mills as his father and most of his neighbors did. He was not close to anyone in his family and had no neighborhood or school friends. Instead, he spent his evenings ushering at the symphony hall or backstage at a local theater. Paul dreamed of living ...
  • Short Story Analysis Pauls Case
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    In Willa Cather's short story Paul's Case we learn of a young man who is fighting what he fears most: to be as common and plain as his world around him. How others perceive Paul only encourages him to fulfill his dream of escaping his monotonous lifestyle. Paul feels he is drowning in his everyday environment and his only breath of air is his savior: the theater. Paul has very little interest in his class studies. This leaves him open to distraction and eventually criticism. Although Paul's appe...
  • Corinthians Paul Corinth Letter
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    Corinthians, the seventh book of the New Testament, was written by Paul to get across that Jesus is alive (15: 3-18) and that we will be resurrected (15: 35-38), among other things. Today there is no dispute that Paul is the author of I Corinthians. "Both external and the internal evidence for the Pauline authorship are so strong that those who attempt to show the apostle was not the writer succeed chiefly in proving their own incompetence as critics." 1 As internal evidence, Paul identifies him...
  • Rocking Horse Winner Paul Mother Money
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    D. H. Lawrence's 'The Rocking-Horse Winner' is a classic modernistic story about a family filled with inner conflicts all portrayed through the innocence of a young child. Tortured by a house that whispers to him, Paul tries to gain his mothers missing affection by presenting that he posses luck which gives him money. He presents this luck by picking the name of a winning horse while riding his rocking horse. The whispers which state 'there must be more money" disturbs Paul and he believes it ex...
  • Movie All Quiet On The Western Front
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    Movie: All Quiet on the Western Front In the movie 'All Quiet on the Western Front' we see the boys almost innocent as they sit in class. The teacher in this scene is pressuring the boys to go to war. He preaches that it is their 'duty' to fight. The teacher seems very pushy and strict. He is especially strict with Paul, the main character in the movie. In this particular scene, Paul is drawing a picture of a bird. In Paul's family they are glad that he is going to war. His family prays for him...
  • Conformity Vs Individuality Paul Cather Street
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    "Conformity versus individuality" Willa Cather's "Paul's Case," displays the conflict between conformity and individuality through the main character, Paul. On a number of occasions, Paul is forced to lie and steal to escape the conformists who wish to control him and stifle his unique imagination. However, his lying, stealing, and attempts to escape the conformists, only force Paul into isolation, depression, and feeling a sense of shame for his individuality. Throughout the story one might see...
  • Mental Anguish Paul War Front
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    All Quiet on the Western Front The remains of Paul Baumer's company had moved behind the German front lines for a short rest at the beginning of the novel. After Be hm became Paul's first dead schoolmate, Paul viewed the older generation bitterly, particularly Kantor ek, the teacher who convinced Paul and his classmates to join the military, feeling alone and betrayed in the world that they had left for him. Paul's generation felt empty and isolated from the rest of the world due to the fact tha...
  • Missionary Journey Paul Letters Years
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    Paul, formerly a persecutor of Christians, was on the road to Damascus when suddenly God spoke to him. "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me" (Acts 9: 4) God asked. Paul was then blinded and led by his friends to Damascus, where a disciple named Ananias was waiting for him. Ananias cured Paul's blindness and baptized him. From then on, Paul was devoted to spreading the Good News all over the world. Having returned to Damascus, he stayed there for a little while, preaching that Jesus is the Son...
  • Pauls Letter To The Galatians
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    Paul's Letter to The Galatians When Paul attended the Jerusalem Conference, a decision was made that gentiles would be allowed to become Christians without becoming Jews first. Paul defended the gentile's right to be Christians and became the apostle to the gentiles. My question is, why would Paul, a Jew, want to be an apostle to gentiles You would think why Paul, someone who grew up in a "good" Jewish family, would not follow in the footsteps of Jewish Christian Missionaries, and require Christ...
  • The Rocking Horse Winner
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    The Rocking Horse Winner When a person is lucky, it does not have to mean that they are fortunate with money. Luck is the chance for things to go the way you want them to go with out having any control over the situation. In The Rocking Horse Winner, Hester, the mother seems to believe that luck is strictly having money, and when there is no money, there is no luck. Hester's idea of luck meaning money brings forth the two ideas of greed and death throughout the story. Money plays a huge part in...
  • Cordelia Street Paul World Father
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    Is there an actual thing as "not fitting in" or being "unusual"? Does this mean that there is no one who can relate to us; how we think or feel? No matter of age, gender, race, sexual preference, background, likes or dislikes, everyone has characteristics about themselves that either makes them capatible to or distinguishes them from others. Everyone blends in somewhere and no one person can fit in everywhere. That one capatible person may not always be in reach. Finding a person who can relate ...
  • Symbols In The Rocking Horse Winner
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    In "The Rocking Horse Winner", a tragic story demonstrating the destructive effects of materialism, D. H. Lawrence employs symbolism to develop the idea that love and happiness can be destroyed by money. Lawrence utilizes the character Hester as a symbol of greed to display the effects of materialism. The author's use of symbolism is mainly to show that children require love and compassion. Paul's rocking horse and the whispering of the house represent his evident need for love. Lawrence uses m...
  • All Quiet On The Western Front
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    Paul B umer, the narrator and protagonist in All Quiet on the Western Front, is a character who develops extensively within the course of the novel. As a young man, he is persuaded to join the German Army during World War I. This three year ordeal is marked by Paul's short, but tragic trek into adulthood as he learns to cope with the trials and tribulations of war. In the wake of a struggle which claims millions, Paul loses his precious innocence as he is further isolated from society and engulf...
  • Paul War Life 8211
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    Paul B? umer, the narrator and protagonist in All Quiet on the Western Front, is a character who develops extensively within the course of the novel. As a young man, he is persuaded to join the German Army during World War I. This three year ordeal is marked by Paul's short, but tragic trek into adulthood as he learns to cope with the trials and tribulations of war. In the wake of a struggle which claims millions, Paul loses his precious innocence as he is further isolated from society and engul...
  • French Soldier Paul War Kill
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    I. a) Why didn't he kill the French soldier? Paul hesitated to kill the French soldier because the littlest ounce in his body felt remorse towards the suffering soldier. Paul did have some thoughts in killing him, but when he thought about it, he just could not bring himself to kill him. He talked to the soldier and explained how their country did not know what they were doing to each other. Paul just wanted to increase the peace and he felt killing the French soldier would not do any good, sin...