Ernest Bevin

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  • Exodus 1947 Sociology

    The SS Exodus 1947 was a ship that carried Jewish emigrants from France to British Mandatory Palestine on July 11, 1947. Most of the emigrants were Holocaust survivors who had no legal immigration certificates for Palestine. Following wide media coverage, the British Royal Navy seized the ship and deported all its passengers back to Europe. In the same period, the United Nations Special Committee on Palestine visited Palestine to assess the conflict between the Jews and Arabs, trying to find a solution. This essay will explore the ways in which the Event of the Exodus 1947 influenced the committee’s decision to enact a partition plan. During the committees visit, the Jewish Agency did not confine itself to testifying and telling the special committee what it thought its members might believe. It appointed two Jewish agencies representative’s s liaison officers to the committee. One was David Horowitz, the economist who testifies. The other one was a young linguist named Aubrey Leban. Horowitz and Eban were tasked by the Jewish agency with shepherding the committee members on field trips. They took them on what Eban called “an encyclopedic sightseeing tour” of Palestine. “Between tours, conversations and hearings” recalled Eban, he and Horowitz were required to fill the minds of committee members with some ideas on a future solution.” So they pushed partition as the desired outcome, reinforcing what the Jewish Agency spokespersons said in the formal sessions. They…

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  • Humor In Oscar Wilde's The Importance Of Being Earnes

    disregarded. Wilde shows how both Jack and Algernon lead the "double life" in order to avoid responsibility: Jack uses the excuse of visiting an older brother named Ernest and Algernon pretends he is visiting his sick friend Bunbury in the country. Both protagonists have made up these characters so they can escape from social and moral obligations. Jack's act of using a fictional brother as an excuse is far more hypocritical than Algernon's as although both characters are pretending to be…

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  • Old Man And The Sea Symbolism

    much. But I will kill you dead before this day ends.”’ The old man will not let the marlin conquer him by surviving the day. The next character, Manolin, will be analyzed. Manolin is not present for much of the story. In fact, he is only present at the beginning and at the end. Manolin considers the old man to be the best fisherman alive, as shown in this quote: “There are many good fisherman and some great ones. But there is only you.” Manolin dedicates himself to helping the old man in…

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  • The Lives Of Frederic Henry And Catherine Heingway, By Henry Hemingway

    surgery. He is anxious to get back into the war. Frederic demands to speak to another doctor, named Dr. Valentini. He allows Frederic to have surgery the next morning. He says, “To-morrow morning. Not before” (Hemingway 99). The surgery is successful and Frederic becomes happy. Frederic’s behavior changes immediately after his injury. Before his injury, Frederic was much more naive and unaware of what could really happen to him. On page 37, Frederic says, “Well, I knew I would not be killed. Not…

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  • Analysis Of Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man And The Sea

    We all have goals and dreams that we want to achieve and make happen in our lives. The question is though, are you going to give up immediately when obstacles come your way, or family, friends, and peers start talking you out out of your goal? The Old Man though, in the book, “The Old Man and the Sea”, by Ernest Hemingway, didn’t doubt himself one bit as he persisted to reach his goal. Hemingway wanted to teach his readers lessons about specific things about life in his book, “ Old Man and the…

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  • Ernest Hemingway Code Hero Analysis

    A hero doesn’t need to have superhuman abilities like flight, superstrength, or invincibility. The attributes of a hero can be anyone who follows superb morals, make an effort to help anyone, and help make a difference in our world. The definition of a hero is based on people’s opinion of what a hero do to help people. While some people believe that a stereotypical comic superhero is a definition of a hero, others believe that a hero can be anyone. Ernest Hemingway, the famous author for a…

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  • Analysis Of Ernest Hemingway's Hills Like White Elephants

    Literature and the arts are similar, they require us to tap into a deeper level of understanding in what we read and see while we read. The words are often an author’s experience, thoughts, feeling, ideas or convictions. As readers, we can sometimes connect with the author, having an emotional reaction to their works. In Ernest Hemingway’s Hills Like White Elephants, the young couple is making a life decision about going through an abortion or keeping the baby. I too was faced this decision in…

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  • Comparison Of F. Scott Fitzgerald And Babylon Revisited

    The biggest endeavor for us humans is getting through life and accepting what is to become of it. F. Scott Fitzgerald who wrote the short story “Babylon Revisited” and Ernest Hemingway who wrote “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” both give us a very real interpretation of how their characters, in both stories, overcome and conquer their own struggles through life. They both have very relatable situations which are interpreted through the dialogue and express it in an emotional manor, but not in the same…

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  • Hills Like White Elephants Ernest Hemingway Analysis

    following his heart. After a couple of months however Jennie and her mother hardly leave the house because of how the town treats them, following the lead of Maynard’s jealous wife. Maynard decides he must protect his family and after an incident with some men outside of a park Maynard realizes he has been beaten. He is a gunsmith and very good with weapons but he realizes that he cannot kill everyone that threatens his family. All Maynard wanted was to be happy but unfortunately society at the…

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  • Analysis Of A Clean Well-Lighted Place By Hemingway

    Hemingway based much of his writing on a famous code of behavior. He used the code as a kind of background in the story “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place”. He uses the short story to show readers there are no guidelines for life, one should view things as they are, no matter the difficulty, one should contain his or her despair and self-pity by sheer willpower, one should not make trouble for others, and one should not judge others, but see them with “irony and pity.” Even though Hemingway did not…

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