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  • Beginning Of The Story Paul
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    Paul's Case"A Symbolic Perception Imagine being entrapped in a life that you did not feel you belonged in. That is the story of Paul in "Paul's Case", written by Willa Cather. He lived in a suburban home where everyone seemed the same and there was a feeling of despair. Paul, who was a young man, felt that his father, teachers and classmates misunderstood him and therefore were unworthy of his company. In the story there are many symbolic elements. Flowers, for instance, symbolize Paul's persona...
  • Pauls Generation
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    War: The Cause of the Lost Generation Upon examination of All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque shows the cause of the lost generation through characters who demonstrate the loss of innocence, the lack of hope, and difficulty with society. The consequences of war are severe, and World War I resulted in the death of many innocent people, and the death of a generation. The survivors were left permanently damaged because of the shell shock that forever haunted them. In the beginning ...
  • Paul's True Reality
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    Willa Cather's "Paul's Case" is a story about a young 16 year-old man, Paul, who is motherless and alienated. Paul's lack of maternal care has led to his alienation. He searches for the aesthetics in life that that he doesn't get from his yellow wallpaper in his house and his detached, overpowering father figure in his life. Paul doesn't have any interests in school and his only happiness is in working at Carnegie Hall and dreams of one-day living the luxurious life in New York City. Paul surrou...
  • Paul's Home Life
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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...
  • Paul Comments On The Soldier's Life
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    The Transformation of a Man through War in Erich Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front "I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow. I see how peoples are set against one another, and in silence, unknowingly, foolishly, obediently, innocently slay one another (263)". Powerful changes result from horrifying experiences. Paul Baumer, the protagonists of Erich Remarque's All Quiet on the Western ...
  • Numbers And Mathematics
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    Justin Andrews Erd's Paul Erdos was born in Budapest, Hungary on march 26, 1913. He was the son of Lajos and his mother Anna Both parents were math teachers. Which is most likely where Paul received his math influence. His sisters died of scarlet fever around the time he was born this making his parents very protective of little Paul during his childhood. His mother Anna being so protective that he was kept out of school until his teens. His mother felt school was the source of childhood contagi...
  • Later Chapters Paul
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    All Quiet on the Western Front: Alienation According to the Webster's New World College Dictionary, alienation is 1. Separation, aversion, aberration. 2. Estrangement or detachment. 3. Mental derangement; insanity. The theme of All Quiet on the Western Front is about how World War I destroyed a generation of young men. It has taken from them the last of their childhood years, it has destroyed their faith in their elders, it has taught them an individual life is meaningless -- and all it has give...
  • Lives Of Mary And Paul Dempster
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    Dunny Takes The Fifth The roles which, being neither those of Hero nor Heroine, Confidante nor Villian, but which were none-the less essential to bring about the Recognition or the denouement... Fifth Business, as defined in the book. The book Fifth Business is testimony of events in the life of the main character Dunstable (later renamed Dunstan) Ramsay. Dunstan feels that his whole life has been spent as the 'fifth business' in the lives of others. There is a lot of truth and relevance to this...
  • Paul Cezanne
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    When most people think of Paul Cezanne, they think of two words genius and painting. For these two words he is consider by far to be the Father of modern painting. Cezanne was born in Aix-en-Provence in 1839. He was to die in the same town in 1906. His life and art work was greatly influenced by this small town in France. He was the son of a shrewd business man, Louis-Auguste Cezanne. As a boy growing up in Aix, Cezanne loved to study Greek and Latin literature. At the age of thirteen, Paul met ...
  • Unhappiness In Paul's Life
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    It is a widely known idea that times change and people change. After major world events, there are often changes in the world's popular culture. After the Great War, writers began a new style of literature that came to be known as modernism. Modernism deals with conflicts between social classes, eclecticism for the past and the finer things in life, and the further advancement of society. All of these aspects of modernism are present in the short story 'Paul's Case,' by Willa Cather, and they al...
  • Drew Morgan And Paul
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    Drew Morgan, of Jack Cavanaugh's The Puritans, is similar to Paul the apostle through his life's experiences and challenges. In the 1700's, a religious group of people called Puritans began to sail to the New World in search of religious freedom and the ability to worship as they pleased. Even though Drew Morgan's life seemed to mirror Paul's, he had his own, one-of-a-kind experiences he had to face. Although Paul and Drew Morgan were separated by hundreds of years, they both had similar non-Chr...
  • Paintings Of Paul Gauguin
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    The Life and Art of Paul Gauguin Art is said to be the expression of the soul; however, quite often, one is unable to truly know the artist by his or her works alone. So is the case of the post impressionist painter Paul Gauguin. while the paintings of Paul Gauguin do not reveal all of his life, the paintings are very much so a reflection of Gauguin's views on life. Eugene-Henri-Paul Gauguin was born on June 7, 1848 in Paris, France Compton's Encyclopedia 1). When Napoleon destroyed France's Sec...
  • Saint Augustine And Martin Luther
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    Philosophy of Religion Paul the Apostle, Saint Augustine, and Martin Luther have been three very important figures in the Christian church. Each went through a unique personal experience that changed the course of their lives. Those experiences were important to them and they should be important to anyone of the Christian faith. In this research paper I will explore these experiences and how they do and do not relate to each other. Paul the Apostle Paul was born with the name of Saul, in Tarsus ...
  • Jews And Paul To The Gentiles
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    Life of Paul The life of the Apostle Paul is a very long and complex story. Through much research and thought of an approach, I have found the best way to give an account is to actually recount the life that he led. In this paper I will attempt to give a testimony of how I perceived the life of Paul. In my view, his life consists of four parts: his life before the conversion, the actual conversion, his life through the three renowned missionary journeys, and the testimony he gives throughout. Th...
  • Norman McLeans A River Runs Through It
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    Norman Mcleans A River Runs Through It explores many feelings and experiences of one turn of the century family in Missoula, Montana. In both the movie, directed by Robert Redford, and the original work of fiction we follow the Mcleans through their joys and sorrows. However, the names of the characters and places are not purely coincidental. These are the same people and places known by Norman Mclean as he was growing up. In a sense, A River Runs Through It is Mcleans autobiography. Although th...
  • Important For Paul
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    Misery STORY MAP 1. Sidewinder Colorado- Paul Sheldon, a novelist that has been writing a series about a character named Misery Chastain. Got in a car wreck on the icy streets in sidewinder. He got in the accident from being drunk because of the celebration he had after completing the series. Paul shatters both of his legs, dislocates his pelvis and crushes one of his knees. There he rolls off the side of the road and is knocked un-conscious. This is very important to the character because this ...
  • True Life Lesson For Paul
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    A Study of literary youth: Escape vs. Acceptance There comes a time in any young person's life when the culmination of all life's lessons seem to be all that binds them to their fate. Though indirectly tutored by endless role models and mentors, it is the ability to ascertain the division between wrong and right that sets them free. Two examples of such misguided youth can be found in the short stories "Paul's Case" by Willa Cather, and "Everday Use" by Alice Walker. Cather's Protagonist, Paul, ...
  • Paul's Homosexual Feelings
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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 ...
  • Life Of Paul Baumer
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    Beth Turcotte January 19, 2000? I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow?? All Quiet on the Western Front, written by Erich Maria Remarque, is a vividly horrific verification of what went on at the front of World War I. It goes deep into the souls of the men that were sent out to? heroically? fight for their country. It follows the lives of these men, young and old, that were forced to turn fro...

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