Carlo Collodi

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  • Fairy Tales Morals

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    to compliment the overall moral the story is trying to portray. Many of these tales also have meanings and moral takeaways that represent religious values. This can be seen in the works of the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, as well as Carlo Collodi. Religion is very prominent in the works of the Brothers Grimm. Their upbringing can be attributed to the Reformed Christian elements they reference in their stories. Jacob Grimm notes his Reformed faith as one of his earliest memories in his

  • Pinocchio Essay

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    Introduction: Pinocchio is one of the most celebrated works in Italian literature. It was written by Carlo Lorenzi in 1883. Like many other writers in Italy at that time he wrote it under a pseudonym Carlo Collodi. Collodi himself was a firm believer in education and one of his main goals was to educate young people, at one point declaring. “Open a school, and you will close a prison”(Collodi in Person, p 141). His novel about Pinocchio continually portrays the virtues of education and the evils

  • Carlo Collodi's The Adventures Of Pinocchio

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    In Carlo Collodi’s “The Adventures of Pinocchio,” he writes about a carpenter, named Old Joe, who uses a piece of wood to carve a puppet. He hopes to utilize this wooden puppet and travel around the world to gain fame and fortune. At first, Old Joe’s was unaware that the puppet was created by an enchanted piece of wood. He soon figures out that the puppet is animated because it begins to talk and act like a child. Old Joe eventually calls him Pinocchio and brings him up as his son, yet, Pinocchio

  • Summary Of Pinnocchio And The God Of Small Things

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    The Oxford Dictionary defines a ‘bildungsroman’ as ‘A novel that has as its main theme the formative years or spiritual education of one person’, and in this essay, I am going to prove that both Carlo Collodi’s ‘The Adventures of Pinocchio’ (1883) (hereafter referred to as ‘Pinocchio’) and Arundhati Roy’s ‘The God of Small Things’ (1997) are both bildungsromans. To prove this argument is correct, I will: concentrate on the experiences of the children within Roy’s work (Estha, Sophie Mol, and Rahel)

  • Pinocchio Essay

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    The Adventures of Pinocchio In 1883, the Italian author Carlo Collodi published the book “The Adventures of Pinocchio” narrating the story of a marionette named Pinocchio and his father Geppetto. The story starts in Tuscany when Geppetto, a poor and old carpenter, after receiving a talking piece of pinewood from his neighbor Master Cherry, decides to carve it into a boy named Pinocchio. When Geppetto finishes his work on the piece of wood, Pinocchio’s adventures begin. Geppetto is willing to sacrifice

  • The Rise and Fall of the Italian Mafia

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    La Cosa Nostra and the "Five Families" of which the surrounding area of New York City is comprised has drastically altered the culture in the region; transforming industries with brute force and attracting much public attention. Hollywood focuses on glamorizing the Mafioso lifestyle, distracting from the true nature of organized crime. Over the past decade, the key opportunities have been utilized by the Italian Mafia, resulting in a powerful behind-the-scenes dominance over many aspects we may

  • The Old Gringo, by Carlos Fuen

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    The Old Gringo, Carlos Fuentes The Old Gringo is a fiction novel written by one of Latin America’s most renowned and eloquent authors, Carlos Fuentes. Filled with war, adventure, love and more, this novel takes you back to the Mexican revolution fought in 1912. This contemporary fiction is based on many themes found and experienced by the main characters in this novel. The relationship between Mexico and the United States, the drive to find one’s true self and the different ways

  • DINA in Chile

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    ------------------------------------------------- HL HISTORY ------------------------------------------------- INTERNAL ASSESSMENT To what degree were the measures taken by the DINA effective in stopping opposition to Pinochet from 1973 to 1977? Gaby Chiongbian ------------------------------------------------- Word Count: 1,993 Number of pages: 12 Section A: Plan of Investigation In June of 1974 Augusto Pinochet and the Junta formally established the Directorate of National

  • Nissan Essay

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    Nissan Motor Company Ltd is a Japanese multinational vehicles producer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan. Since 1999, Nissan has been a partner of the Renault–Nissan Alliance, a French automaker. Carlos Ghosn is the CEO of both organizations. Nissan was the 6th biggest automaker worldwide behind Toyota, Volkswagen, General Motors, Volkswagen Group, Ford and Hyundai Motor Group 3 years ago. This car brand has been prominent in different parts of the world for decades. To sum it all, the Renault–Nissan

  • Mexico Poverty

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    According to a 2015 study by The Organization for Economic Corporation and Development, Mexico has one of the highest rates of income inequality in the world which inevitably leads to a sharp contrast among living conditions, agency, and power between the rich and the poor. Mexican society has been stratified since the Mexican revolution. The goals of the Mexican revolution were to disperse wealth but the policies enacted made it difficult to make a living in a rural setting thus serving as a catalyst