Dauphin of France

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  • Personal Narrative-Calorie-Free Macarons

    Anyone who owns a camera phone can take Instagram-worthy pictures of all the famous monuments. My favorite memories of France are the spontaneous, “we don’t know where we’re going, but we’re gonna go” ones. Like when, after stuffing ourselves with cheese and bread that somehow qualified as dinner, my friends and I unearthed a secret staircase to an elevated walkway leading…

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  • French Revolution Identity

    conflict in France. Examination of both periods reveals the driving force in each period of threat and conflict and the instinct of peoples, as Thiesse observes, to become more radical in beliefs and actions; creating albeit quite different outcomes in the two periods in terms of engendering a common sense of French nationhood and identity. In looking at these two periods we shall focus of the three key determinants of national…

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  • Le Havre Film Analysis

    The film Le Havre (2011), directed and written by Aki Kaurismäki and starring André Wilms, follows Marcel Marx, a poor shoe shiner living in Le Havre, France. Early in the film, the French police find a group of African immigrants hiding in a shipping container. One of them makes a run for it and escapes their capture. Idrissa, the young boy who escapes, ends up running into Marcel, who offers him food, lies to the police about seeing him, and invites him into his home. Throughout the film,…

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  • Vengeance In Shakespeare's Henry V

    Shakespeare’s seminal classic Henry V is the culmination of the Henriad tetralogy, and is an allusion to the aphorism that “the pen is mightier than the sword,” for despite being renowned as a warrior king in the Bard’s tale, King Henry fought his battles with the mettle of his rhetoric rather than the metal of his blade. This can be seen in the way in which he utilises orotund oratory to intimidate the citizens of Harfleur into surrendering, but perhaps his most monumental use of magniloquence…

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  • Essay On Didot

    timeless look, a look that has survived the ages. The typeface is utterly timeless and elegant, its look having survived through the centuries. The typeface Didot has a very interesting history. It is a font whose roots lead back to eighteenth century France. Didot is a group of typefaces named after the acclaimed French printing Didot family. They were printers, distributers, typeface planners, and innovators. Around 1800, the family owned the most essential print shop and textual style…

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  • A Comparison Of Greed In The Necklace And The Necklace

    Ever since Adam and Eve ate the bearing fruit of Good and Evil from the Tree of Knowledge, humans have long desired to possess exponentially more than what they require. “How Much Land Does a Man Need?” by Leo Tolstoy and “The Necklace,” by Guy de Maupassant, the characters in view are discontented by their current lifestyle. They ruin every spark of a fulfilling life by adding materialistic notions to every aspect, by discrediting their close ones and feeling worse off than they actually are.…

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  • Analysis Of The Necklace By Guy De Maupassant

    The main character Mme. Loisel in the short story “The Necklace” written by Guy de Maupassant is dishonest and jealous. First off, Mme. Loisel is a dishonest lady. One evening when she went out with a borrowed necklace, she lost it and did not say a thing to Mme. Forestier (her friend) until she replaced it. On page 32 Mme. Loisels husband writes," Mme. Loisel decides to replace the necklace by saying we must take the steps to replace the piece of jewelry." Instead of being honest about it she…

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  • Loyalty In Guy De Maupassant's The Neck

    In Guy de Maupassant’s “The Neck”, the reader is confronted by the consequences of Madame Loisel loss of the necklace with the possibilities of losing oneself in the process. Set in Paris during the 1800s, conflicts arose between issues of society and social standing. The main character Marthilde plunges under the pressures of society, but also her and husband gamble for their lives for ten years to pay off their debts. Through the use of literary elements, Madame Loisel’s life portrays the…

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  • The First Frame Summary

    century, there was a huge movement to renovate theater architecture in France. Philosophers, politicians, and playwrights, including Louis XV, noted that France needed to discard the past theater structure and had started to debate about which structure of playhouse could appropriately support the new age of French theater. They debated on the different modified theater forms to find the ultimate stage design and structure for France. In The First Frame, Pannill Camp explains that every artistic…

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  • Madame Mathilde Loisel's Husband In The Necklace

    night with an invitation to a dinner party. The invitation had upset Loisel because she did not have an evening dress or jewelry to wear. The husband was so thrilled to go to the dinner party he was willing to buy her a simple dress for four hundred frances. That money was being saved for the husband to buy a rifle for the following summer. The husband had set aside what he had wanted and focused on what would make Loisel happy. Loisel was also worried about looking like a pauper because she…

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