Elfriede Jelinek

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    haute-couture dress, a school-leaving present” (Jelinek 235). Grammatically, there are three interpretations of this sentence. First, there is the surface meaning that the dress is Sophie’s graduation present. There are also two other readings: Sophie’s spinning and admiring of herself in the mirror is a present, for Rainer or for herself. For most of the book, Sophie is in a way, as Rainer describes her through the window, “Enveloped in absolute soundlessness” (Jelinek 235). Her perspective makes scant appearance

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    they are transformed forever into individuals who must not only feel in control, but ones that see and feel the necessity to feel superior and overpower others in any aspect of their civilian life. In the novel Wonderful Wonderful Times, by Elfriede Jelinek, times are not so wonderful, as the honor, pride, and glory is retrieved from Otto who was once a Nazi officer in Germany. Otto is a handicapped man who not only fantasizes with the belief that he is still able to kill, and make those who disobey

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    Marciniak Play

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    coincidence but the result of an artistic plan. It refers to the spectacle directed by Ewelina Marciniak, which was based on texts by the Austrian Nobel Prize winner Elfriede Jelinek. The play has treated the relationship kat - sacrifice, torture, including sex. "Death and the Maiden I-V. Drama Princesses" is a series of scenic miniatures Jelinek, whose protagonists are female characters and myths of womanhood from the world of fairy tales and pop culture. The author has taken the issue of women and femininity

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    Everybody Talks About The Weather… We Don’t provides readers with insight into the life and writings of Ulrike Meinhof. Meinhof was a revolutionary German journalist-turned-terrorist during the 1960s and 1970s. The book features twenty-four columns, which were published in konkret from 1960-1969. The articles are politically motived and express Meinhof’s frustrations of growing up in the aftermath of the Second World War and being forced to share in the responsibly of what happened during the Third

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    Introduction: Amazon.com is the world’s largest online store that provides access to online shoppers worldwide. In 1994, Jeff Bezos started this in his garage with the name of Cadabra. It was given its present name in 1995. Its headquarter is in Seattle Washington according to the statistics of 2012, 88,400 employees are working in the office and its revenue is about 61.09 billion US dollars. Firstly starting as an online book store, it developed itself as the largest online store of DVDs, software

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