the big plea of Hester's to Chillingsworth is that he help pardon the man with whom she concieved sin. Her encouragement is to help Chillingworth let go of the revenge to which he has so tightly hung. He'll have nothing of it. Essentially, she gets so mad that she changes her mind! She figures he should go ahead and kill her former lover. It is almost as if Chillingworth finally broke her. She wouldn't remove the Scarlet Letter even if the magistrates let her. But this great giving-up over the man to whom she gave such commitment over the years excites Chillingworth. It is as if he wanted to see her fail over this and by completely (out of sarcasm or anger) asking for the opposite of what she really wanted demonstrated such a desparation that Chillingworth
Tristram's love was Iseult.
At first they lived in Frankfurt, Germany and then moved to Amsterdam.
Vlad the Impaler, on whom Count Dracula is generally based, was Romanian. Bram Stoker, the author of Dracula, was British. The novel was written in English.
"White man's burden" was a phrase originally coined by Rudyard Kipling in one of his poems. It was taken as a phrase to sum up imperialist thought through a Western-centric viewpoint. Essentially, it argues that whites had the right and obligation to rule over and try to improve "lesser" cultures by converting them to Western ways. For a parallel, look at the idea of being a "city upon a hill," or any case of cultural imperialism.
Voltaire disliked democracy, as he believed it simply propagated the ignorance of the masses. His preferred form of government was a monarchy under an Enlightened despot, as it would be in the monarch's rational interest to see to the well-being of his subjects and nation.
If faced with two options: a single, tyrannous ruler or an assembly of tyrants, Voltaire chooses the single tyrant, on the grounds that a single tyrant is still a man, and may on occasion act rationally or may be appeased in some way. An assembly of tyrants, though, is unfailing in their tyranny.
It is a myth. ..King Arthur, legendary British leader, is said to have led the defense of Britain against the Saxon invaders in the early sixth century; and there's been many debates and disputes by modern historians over whether he did exist. ..According to one story , it's been said: "If ever England shall fall, Arthur shall return..He will draw Excalliber from the lake, and become Righteous Ruler of all England." ..It is believed by the Cornish people of Cornwall that the ruins of Tintagal Castle in Tintagal is the birthplace of King Arthur.
Gutenberg invented printing. He set up a print shop and printed a number of things. The really important thing he printed was the Gutenberg Bible, also called the 42-line Bible, with a production run of about 180 copies, in about 1455. Books of the time were all hand copied, and were very expensive. The Bibles Gutenberg produced were worth a huge amount of money.Wow!
The three stages of knighthood helped insure that only the finest could become knights. Starting as early as seven, children serve in the manor. They learn to serve, obey and learn various skills like hunting and riding houses. Becoming a teenager marks the beginning of the next stage; becoming a squire. They learn how to take care of their equipment, learn tactics for battle, and begin formal weapon training. This stage lasts until the squire can prove himself worthy for knighthood. After the accolade, the ceremony in which the squire is awarded knight status, the knight is now responsible for protecting his lord's land.
In Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter", the stranger convulses, but he manages to control it, but can't take the look of recognition from his eyes. When he becomes aware that she recognizes him, he raises his fingers to his lips in a sign of silence.
It is ethnocentric. It was written by a white man.
That Europeans were responsible for educating non-civilized peoples. <---novaNET!!
The short poem "The White Man's Burden" was written by Rudyard Kipling and published in McClure's in 1899. The subtitle "The United States and the Phlippine Islands" was seen as a warning to the imperial ambitions of the US, in the context of 400 years of European overseas empires.
A non-fiction book of the same name was written in 2006 by professor William Easterly of New York University. The book concerns the underlying reasons for the failures of many humanitarian aid programs in the developing countries of the world.
The name Dracula simply means "son of Dracul". Dracul was a Romanian leader, and Dracula's father.
The origin of the name itself is from draco "dragon". This may be a reference to his personality or a position he held.
The heyday of Gothic horror novels was about 1790-1820. Horace Walpole's Castle of Otranto (1764) is widely regarded as the first Gothic novel. Gothic horror stories have continued to appear down to the present. Bram Stoker's Dracula (1897) is widely regarded as 'Gothic horror' though it appreared long after the heyday of the Gothic novel.
The responsibility of bringing civilization and Christianity to developing countries. This perceived responsibility on the part of Europeans drove them to colonize the Third World over three centuries (18th through the 20th).
It's origin is from the poem "The White Man's Burden" by Rudyards Kipling, often called the poet of the imperialism. This poem, in short, is about justification and the need to teach other people how to live and act like Europeans. In all it's meaning is, natives of the colonies.
Miep Gies was the woman who helped the Franks go into hiding.
I believe you are referring to Dante's Divine Comedy.
Voltaire has never been positive with regards to military heroes. If I remember correctly, he stated that heroes are only good to create problems.
the man was a black slave from africa who was carrying his white master,his name was Fenian Mandela
The first edition of the first part of the book, El ingenioso hidalgo don Quixote de la Mancha, was published in 1605. There were five official editions of this part of the book. The second part, El ingenioso caballero don Quixote de la Mancha, was published in 1615 to comprise the book as we know it today.
The chief ideas of Marxism were that capitalism exploits the worker and is a system doomed to collapse. It advocates public ownership of the means of production.
Because they want to take away the pain from everyday lives
It is actually Clovis, he was the king who helped conquer Gaul.