Ludwig von Bertalanffy

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  • A Farewell To Arms The Illuminating Moment Analysis

    Novelist Edith Wharton stated that “at every process of his tale the novelist must rely on what may be called the illuminating incident to reveal and emphasize the inner meaning of each situation”. The author of A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway, took her words into account as he created many “illuminating moments” for the reader. These instances act as casements to solidify the meaning and theme of the novel. Hemingway tells of an episode like this in which an American driver on the Italian…

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  • Hitler Comes To Power Persuasive Essay

    When most people think of how a political leader came to power they usually think of how that person was able to convince people that their ideas were what’s best for the nation. They will use tactics such as pointing out what the real reason behind a failing economy is and how they plan to fix it, along with saying how they’ll make the country better than before. Every candidate will appeal to the sense of pride that the people of their country have in order to get them emotionally invested. A…

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  • Why Did The Weimar Republic Fail

    did not lose the war but right wing politicians and military leaders in the Weimar Republic were betraying their own government. Also known as stab-in-the-back-myth. “The Germans did lose the war- in fact, it was the military leaders Generals Paul von Hindenburg and Erich Ludendorff in October 1918 who convinced the civilian government that it was necessary for peace” (BERGEN 27). While looking for an explanation for the surrender and defeat the stab-in-the-back…

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  • Analyze The Differences Between Italy And German Unification

    In the nineteenth century, German and Italy both underwent radical unification movements to integrate the independent states. Each country’s unification efforts shared some similarities, in addition to some differences, due to the events occurring in Europe at the time, as a result of cultural diffusion. The consensus agreement of historians remains that the German and Italian movements drastically altered European society. Although the methods through which the newly formed nations contrast,…

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  • L Ouverture: The Haitian Revolution

    The Haitian Revolution took place in Haiti, which is part of an the island Hispaniola. The island of Hispaniola was split into two parts, Santo Domingo (the Spanish Side) and St. Dominique (the French side and also known as Haiti). St. Dominique’s economy was mainly agriculture based and because of this there were many slaves. These slaves were mistreated and wanted to be free. In 1791, the Haitian Revolution began when slaves in the colony rebelled. France tried to end the rebellion by giving…

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  • Does Individuality Exist

    Once upon a time, there lived a thing called subculture; these were music and fashion orientated groups that contravened the mainstream culture. Whilst the Mods zipped around on their Lambrettas and Vespas, the leather coated rockers drove about on their self-modified motorbikes. These two rival groups engendered a major conflict in 1960s Britain, meanwhile the nonconforming, flower-wearing hippies across the pond demanded that the troops were withdrawn from the Vietnam War. There were skinheads…

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  • A Good Leader: Adolf Hitler As A Great Leader

    While I’m sure we can all agree that Adolf Hitler wasn’t the best human being ever, Hitler may have been one of the best leaders of the twentieth century. Born April 20th, 1889 and died April 30th, 1945, was an Austrian-born German politician who was a leader in the Nazi party, Germanys chancellor from 1933 to 1945 and Fuhrer of Nazi Germany from the year 1934 to 1945, (David 1998.) He can be attributed to be a good leader because of various reasons: He was a leader with visions; he was a…

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

    1) The novel gives a brief description of the lives of Frederic Henry and Catherine Barkley before they come to Italy. Frederic used to be a student of architecture back in America. He volunteers to join the Italian army as an ambulance driver. Proof of this is when Catherine asks, “You’re the American in the Italian army” (Hemingway 22). Before Catherine comes to Italy, she had a fiance who had unfortunately passed away. They grew up together for eight years. She is an English woman who is a V.…

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  • Why Was Germany Be Blamed For World War I

    Although in some ways Germany played a minor role in causing World War I because Germany was pressured into WWI to honor its alliances, Germany should be blamed for the war to a great extent because Germany played a crucial role in establishing the alliance system, increased tensions and anticipation of war throughout Europe through its militaristic practices, and increased the size of World War I with its aggressive use of military strategy and new weapons. While some have maintained that…

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  • Adolf Hitler: Negative And Effective Leader

    leader is able to keep his people in high spirits when everything seems to go wrong. Adolf Hitler was a great leader because he was able to motivate, influence and lead the people of Germany. Hitler came in a time of need for Germany. President Paul von Hindenburg was falling underneath all the pressure and instead…

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