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  • Analysis Of Manjana Satrapi's 'Kim Wilde'

    restriction and strong bounder in a country limits the understanding of cultural, political and social aspects of life outside our surrounding. People who live in Iran are limited to have contact to the western world, like importing and exporting items or traveling to this countries is highly prohibited because of word war 2. This affects the people who live in Iran,by limiting their understanding and knowledge about the western . In the story ¨ kim Wilde¨ by Manjana Satrapi, she narrates her…

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  • Fall Of The Berlin Wall Essay

    The fall of the Berlin Wall not only symbolized the end of the Cold War, communism, and dictatorship in Eastern Germany, but it was also a great impact on European history. The Berlin Wall, despite its monstrous purpose, brought some positive consequences to the people of Germany. During the twenty-eight years the wall stood, many friendships and families were torn apart due to a physical separation, as well as metaphorical due to stigmas, controversies, and stereotypes. As the wall was built up…

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  • How Did The Western Culture Affect The Union Between East And West

    There are different meanings about the meaning of the Western World. Western civilization was born thousands of years ago with the rise of the Greek city-state, influenced by Middle Eastern culture. EAST East (Latin orens, oriri participle: appear birth) is the name of the direction from which the sun (and other stars) minted in antiquity, namely the East rises. By extension, it refers to those regions that are east of the benchmark. In the "Western" culture he was given this name to Asia.…

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  • Race To Space Analysis

    celestial bodies, including the Earth. This unknown area is a major interest by the large world powers. The thought of being able to control this infinite far-off territory compelled people to attempt to explore. In 1957 the Soviet Union and the United States became eager in learning about this remote abyss. The “race to space” quite clearly reflected the political, social and economic aspects if the Cold War because it was a fight for supremacy between two superpowers, both powers wanted to be…

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  • The Shield Of Achilles In Homer's Iliad

    ideologies which were espoused by the GDR within the confines of the Eastern side of the Berlin wall. Funder’s detailed description in her anecdotes of the torture practises performed by the Stasi officers, “They pushed her head under for a long time, then dragged her up by the hair”, and the impact upon the prisoners, “They broke me inside and out”, exposes the inhumane treatment of prisoners in the oppressive East German state. Ultimately, both W.H Auden and Anna Funder warn against…

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  • Long Term Effects Of The Berlin Wall Essay

    former allied countries, the United States and the Soviet Union, over territory. After World War II, Germany split into two separate divisions; East Germany which fell under the authority of the Soviet Union and West Germany which was ruled predominantly by the United States. Many forms of conflicts aroused from this division between the two very diverse administrating countries. One well known effect sprouting from the war between the Soviet Union and the United States was the production of the…

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  • Ronald Reagan Rhetorical Analysis Essay

    more specifically to the audience’s humor. Reagan states, “But my friends, there were a few things the Soviets didn’t count on: Berliner Herz, Berliner Humor, ja und Berliner Schnauze”. By appealing…

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  • Stephen Kotkin's Magnetic Mountain Stalinism As A Civilization

    consisted of the United States of America and Great Britain. Consequently, the building and operating of Magnitogorsk was seen by the USSR as a source of national pride and achievement. Indeed, the industrial complex’s operation, although plagued by many shortcomings, was seen as a vindication of nationalism and the economic success, both realistic and inflated, of the USSR. Therefore, Kotkin’s analysis of Magnitogorsk revealed that the undertakings of the new socialist state was swayed by…

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  • Why Was The Berlin Wall Important

    conflict as it failed to function as a political barrier between the communist and capitalist sides. Germany became a divided country in 1945, which was an effect of their loss in World War II. It then became divided among four countries. The United States, Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union each gained a part of Germany because they were the main countries who won the war. West Germany was formed when three of the countries combined their parts. The Soviet Union, by themselves…

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  • Process Of Denazification

    recently, through wealth and economic strength. After World War Two, America and the Soviet Union were the two most powerful nations on Earth. While many European countries had been torn apart by the war and in need of much rebuilding, the United States had thrived economically due to the industries that emerged to support the war effort. The Soviet Union…

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