Carlo Karges

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  • Allusion And Criticism In '99 Red Balloons'

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    Carlo Karges, a German musician and the author of the song “99 Luftballons” (“99 Red Balloons” in its English version) had lived in the period of Cold War, from birth until the time he wrote this song. This period was characterized by nations being obsessively worried over an unexpected nuclear attack from enemy nations. As Benjamin Fischer states, “such fears were exaggerated...nowhere in the world were the superpowers squared off in a crisis likely to escalate into full-scale

  • 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

  • Character Analysis Of Aura

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    Aura: Analysis & Response Part A: Carlos Fuentes’ Aura is about a man named Felipe Montero who gets hired by an elderly woman named Consuelo Llorente to edit and review her deceased husband’s manuscripts. Later on in the story he is introduced to Sra. Llorente’s niece, Aura, and instantly falls in love with her. As the story goes on, strange events occur during Felipe’s time there with the story concluding that Aura is the embodiment of Consuelo’s young past life. Fuentes uses imagery throughout

  • 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

  • Case Study Of Nissan

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    I. Generating Value Evaluate: According to the case study Nissan has a pacific product line compared to its competitors. Nissan uses a build to stock method for some models of vehicle, while the rest of the methods of vehicle are building to order. This style of operations management should save the company money. There is an example of this found in the Nissan case study on page 4. Assess: Nissan is achieving a competitive advantage by maintained a simplified product line compared to its competitors

  • Analysis Of The Book ' Animals By Simon Rich

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    Synthesis Essay Animals by Simon Rich is an outstanding short story which takes a unique perspective on the everyday life in a classroom. The story is written from the point of view of a hamster who spends his tortured life entrapped in a cage. From the first point in this story it is clear that the purpose of the writing is not to understand the hamster, but rather to analyse the different actions of the people, and to discover that how they act towards the hamsters reflects on their character