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    1) a. By having Pozdnischeff tell his story to someone else, Tolstoy allows the reader to interpret the information for themselves. If the story was told as a first person narrative, the reader would not have had the comparison of values between Pozdnischeff and the other people on the train. b. Tolstoy describes many aspects of the people on the train. He seems to emphasize on their faces and their reactions to the statments spoken by each other character. He does this so that the reader may

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    Eight girls are standing in line at a movie theater. All smiling in a carefree manner that could be expected of any all American teenage girl. However, statistics say that two of these girls bare scars on their bodies that our society would deem, “self-inflicted”. The truth of the matter is, these two girls are wounded by the immense weight of our cultures requirements for beauty. Requirements that can potentially be explained by science, but neither the way in which our society allows itself to

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    Psychological Importance in The Death of Ivan Illych In The Death of Ivan Ilych Leo Tolstoy conveys the psychological importance of the last, pivotal scene through the use of diction, symbolism, irony. As Ivan Ilych suffers through his last moments on earth, Tolstoy narrates this man's struggle to evolve and to ultimately realize his life was not perfect. Using symbols Tolstoy creates a vivid image pertaining to a topic few people can even start to comprehend- the reexamination of one's life while

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    The novella The Kreutzer Sonata, written by Leo Tolstoy, discusses the issues of gender inequality and socio-economic status through jealousy and rage over the portrayed relationship of marriage. Tolstoy also explores the themes of how the female gender is portrayed through marriage in the novella during the 1880s through the main protagonist Pozdnyshev and his wife. Pozdnyshev’s attitude towards his wife and the opposite gender is deleterious. His wife is his object of desire, Lacan’s term for

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    1. Intro: Composer Ludwig van Beethoven was an innovator, widening the scope of sonata, symphony, concerto, and quartet, and combining vocals and instruments in a new way. His personal life was marked by a struggle against deafness, and some of his most important works were composed during the last 10 years of his life, when he was quite unable to hear. He is an crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, a pianist, a composer who remains one of

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    was broken up into three periods, also reflected his hearing loss. His Early Period music, which contained higher notes, had a number of was known for a number of famous pieces, including Symphony No. 1 and 2, Opus 18 and several piano sonatas, including Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, or

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    Fur Elise, Moonlight Sonata, Emperor Concerto, Pathetique and Violin Concerto all share a common trait. If you said Ludwig van Beethoven, you would be correct. One of the greatest composer ever, only to be rivaled by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. He happened to be deaf when he created many of his famous works. Today, I am going to tell you about his childhood, early life, then to his later stages in life where he was deaf. But it was when he became deaf, he produced his greatest works of music. Ludwig

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    Johannes Brahms was a German Composer, Pianist and conductor of the 19th century or the Romantic period. He was one of the 3 B's or the Big three: Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. Johannes was a very self-critic man he burned many of his pieces before he could get anyone's opinion on them and he burned all of his compositions that he wrote before the age of 19. Johannes Brahms was born on Tuesday 7th may 1833, in the city of Hamburg the birthplace also of Mendelssohn. Johann Brahms was himself a musician

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    Johannes Brahms was a German Composer, Pianist and conductor of the 19th century or the Romantic period. He was one of the 3 B?s or the Big three: Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. Johannes was a very self-critic man he burned many of his pieces before he could get anyone?s opinion on them and he burned all of his compositions that he wrote before the age of 19. Johannes Brahms was born on Tuesday 7th may 1833, in the city of Hamburg the birthplace also of Mendelssohn. Johann Brahms was himself a musician

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    I choose to take a closer look at how gendered violence functions in literature and in film. Furthermore, I wish to discuss how insecurity instigates aggression from male lead characters in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” and Leo Tolstoy’s “The Kreutzer Sonata” as a lens for understanding the figurative sexual trauma that female lead characters experience in these works. In an attempt to better understand the relationship between men’s physical pleasure and women’s physical pain, I asked a main research

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