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  • An Analysis Of Mahmoud Darwish's Poetry

    Poetry is the embodiment of meaning and feeling in words. Poetry can convey the feeling of happiness, or the feeling of despair. Poetry can convey the feeling of grief, the feeling of excitement, the feeling of love, anger, peace, nostalgia, and everything in between in all sorts of combinations. Poetry can inspire, it can create, and sometimes poetry can destroy. Poetry is wonderful for the way that it flows through your head; how it sounds so smooth. Poetry is made from the heart by the…

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  • Teaching Humanity By Martha Nussbaum: Article Summary

    I Introduction: 1. Information about the author and the text a. Teaching humanity was written by Martha Nussbaum" is an American philosopher and the current Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago" ,in Newsweek International, on the 4th of june,2014. b. Teaching humanity. 2. Purpose a. the purpose of the article is to argue a point whether we are domed by science and technology which have become so important and addictive that most of us lack moral values and ethics that we…

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  • Pupil Participation Essay

    The discussion revolved around a questionnaire which focused on the nature of the school council in OIS (Oslo International School), aiming to grasp how well it functioned and possible limitations as well as future improvements. Some examples of the questions in the discussion were: How inclusive and representative is your school council? / How effective is…

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  • Nelson Mandela Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech Analysis

    apartheid. He also was the longest imprisoned member of the African nation Congress (ANC). As a result of his fighting and resisting to the white minority rules in and out of prison he was awarded Noble peace prize. In 10 December 1993 in Oslo Norway Nelson Mandela received a Nobel peace prize as a result of his leadership and peaceful and nonviolence ending of the apartheid and laid the foundation to the new Democratic South Africa. At the ceremony he gave the most influential…

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  • Christmas In China Research Paper

    Christmas, one of the most wonderful words in December has given so many children and adults happiness with all the gifts and cookies. Now let us take a look at some different kinds of Christmas in Norway and China. In Norway, the traditional Christmas activities are not quite different with those in other countries in Europe. Every year, Norwegians decorate Christmas trees with small paper baskets called 'Julekurver'. “A traditional Norwegian Christmas Tree decoration are small paper…

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  • Out Of All The Music Academy Short Story

    I just got back from “Master in Gesang”. Out of all the music academies, my son Benjamin insisted on that music academy. He thought he might be successful if he followed his father’s steps. I told him that I was there 12 years ago. I mean they’re definitely more and better academies today. We passed by Oslo’s kaffebar before going to the academy. We sat down and I started talking about my journey in Master in Gesang. He showed many different expressions like being shocked. I also think he had…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Malala

    On 10 December 2014, Malala gave her Nobel Peace Prize Lecture in Oslo, Norway. According to Malala, the award is not only for her, but also for those “voiceless children” (Yousafzai), who don’t receive education. Malala is from Swat, Pakistan. Her name was inspired by “Malalai of Maiwand, who is the Pashtun Joan of Arc” (Yousafzai), and Malala means “grief stricken, sad.”(Yousafzai) She is the first Pashtun and the youngest Pakistani to ever receive the Nobel Peace Prize. She and Kailash…

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  • Kirsten Torgersrud's Views On Language Differences

    My mother, Kirsten Torgersrud, a Norwegian immigrant and permanent resident of Canada, has lived in this country for the past 30 years. She grew up in a neighborhood just south of Oslo speaking Norwegian as her primary language. She learned English in school, but in the 8th grade she chose to take French instead, and then in 11th grade she changed again to German. As a result of these switches, she never developed a secondary language in which she could hold an extended conversation. So, when…

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  • Olympic Anti-Discrimination Clause

    Owen Gibson 's article, “Olympic Anti-Discrimination Clause Introduced After Sochi Gay Rights Row,” discusses the International Olympic Committee 's (IOC) new anti-discrimination clause in its host city contract. The IOC introduced this new clause due to the controversy around Russia 's anti-gay laws before the Sochi 2014 Winter Games. They informed the prospective bidders for hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics of the changes to the contract, which acts as a binding agreement between the IOC and…

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  • Bubonic Plague: The Black Death

    Plague, the mass killer. It strikes where it pleases and takes the lives of millions. Pain and suffering follow in its path. The Bubonic Plague’s origin, widespread transmission, and population decline caused it to be Europe’s most horrible pandemic, paving the way for advancement in sanitation and medicine. The first historical accounts of the Bubonic Plague were in Central Asia in 1338. By the early 1340’s it had already struck China, India, Persia, Syria, and Egypt. The plague was…

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