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    To properly discern the influence of literature, critique of the author’s writing style is entirely crucial. While content and plot are too influential, it is truly the way the author chooses to incorporate character, feeling, and symbolism that make a piece of literature worthwhile. Steven Galloway’s novel The Cellist of Sarajevo is focused on three main characters: Dragan, Arrow, and Kenan. Each is struggling to maintain hold of the hope of the Sarajevo they knew and loved one day returning. Though they are each individually distinct, they each recover a lost sense of optimism after listening to the awe-inspiring cellist. Throughout the tragic devastation that occurred during the Bosnian war in 1992, the audience is e3ffectively hooked on each individuals triumphs and struggles as…

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    Cellist Of Sarajevo

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    Infographic Analytical Response My topic is the power of art/music in The Cellist of Sarajevo, In the story music affects it quite a bit, it changes the stories atmosphere and the characters emotions. Music affects characters such as Arrow and the Civilians, it impacted arrow because every time the cellist played his cello, the music portrayed her life before the war, that caused her to become herself again. This is shown when after all the killing she has done, she refused to kill an innocent…

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    I chose Gavrilo Princip to research because he changed more in this period of history than anyone else by starting World War I. Thousands of people died because of him, and all countries were affected. World War I also changed the way countries fought in wars, making Princip’s actions more impactful than anyone in history. The archduke traveled to Sarajevo in June 1914 to inspect the armed forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina, former Ottoman territories in the turbulent Balkan region that were…

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    World War I, also known as the Great War, has been one of the most influential conflicts in history due to the alliances formed that have shaped the global community of nations, but what caused the beginning of WWI? The major influences on the commencement of WWI were the relationships between European countries that led to the assassination of Franz Ferdinand and the first declaration of war on Serbia by Austria-Hungary, and the joining by Italy, Germany, Russia, France, Britain and their…

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    The Archduke and his wife left their estate on June 23. They were given many warnings not to go to the capital city of Bosnia, Sarajevo. They ignored the warnings and were even given a bad omen when his car’s axels overheated on the way to the Bosnian border. The Archduke said, “Our journey starts with an extremely promising omen. Here our car burns, and down there they will throw bombs at us”. As they drove into the capital city of Sarajevo they attracted a crowd of onlookers with the…

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    Summary : ' The Ghetto '

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    I. Leokadia Jaromirska Leokadia Jaromirska lived in the Warsaw suburb of Bialoleka. 1942, while on her way to work with another woman, they heard the cries of children and saw a little girl and an eight-month-old baby abandoned near the fence of a convent. Leokadia convinced the other woman to take the girls home with her. After work she hurried back to the other woman 's home, where she found out that the woman had panicked and brought the older girl to the police station. Leokadia took the…

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    Great War Causes

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    chaos between all the European countries. Archduke Franz Ferdinand was in the car with his wife as they were heading down the streets of Sarajevo they would’ve never guessed that would have been the last moment of Ferdinand and his wife’s life. A journalist was already plotting on killing Ferdinand because he was in a group called the “Black hand” This group believed in promoting violence in order to have a better Serbia. In the article it states, “The Black Hand advocated violence in…

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    Humanity is very delicate during wartime, and takes a lot courage to retain it. The novel, “The Cellist of Sarajevo” by Steven Galloway, is based on a real historic event. This novel is based on the Siege of Sarajevo (1992-1996). Galloway created fictional characters that could very well be real to demonstrate the damage and suffering of Sarajevo and its people within. One of main themes of this novel is that it is possible to retain one’s humanity during wartime, provided that hope of returning…

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    In the 28th of June, 1914. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, next in line to the throne of Austria-Hungary was assassinated in Sarajevo. Bosnia-Herzegovina during a touring session, within the city by a Black Hand Assassin, Gavrilo Princip. Franz Ferdinand was an advocate of increased federalism and widely believed to favor tribalism, under which Austria-Hungary would be reorganized by combining the Slavic lands within the Austro-Hungarian empire into a third crown. Supportive of this idealism, the…

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    Essay On The July Crisis

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    In June of 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the Heir to the Austrian throne, and his wife Sophie visited the territory of Bosnia-Herzegovina to observe routine Austrian military maneuvers. It was in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo where both the Archduke and his wife lost their lives at the hands of a group of young Bosnian nationalists, who sought to liberate Bosnia from Austrian subjugation. The murder of the Archduke precipitated the July Crisis, where over the course of the month the great…

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