Louis de Bernières

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  • Essay on Louis de Bernieres's Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

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    Louis de Bernieres's Captain Corelli’s Mandolin Louis de Bernieres uses three principal techniques to portray the effects of war so powerfully in his book. These techniques are the powerful narrative, strong pictorial language, and black humour. Above all, the message is conveyed in the narrative, especially when Louis De Bernieres graphically describes the war’s impact on the soldiers who are fighting for their country. At first, the soldiers are united in their fight against the enemy

  • Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres Essay

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    Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres Carlo was fighting for Italy, while Mandras was in the Greek army. Both of the characters experienced a lot during the war. Nevertheless everything Mandras and Carlo fought on opposite sides. What does it say about the novels moral scheme, that the sufferings of ordinary people on both sides are recounted in detail? Consider these two characters but also other “moral” issues raised in the novel so far. Mandras and Carlo fought on opposite

  • Techniques Louis de Bernières Uses to Portray the Effects of the War

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    What techniques does Louis de Bernières use to portray the effects of the war so powerfully? Louis de Bernières uses many techniques to portray the effects of the war as powerfully as he does. He uses techniques that vary from use of language, to using the diary of a homosexual soldier. In the in-between there are other techniques such as: contrast of the good and bad effects of the war; death, from the inside and the outside; or showing feelings from soldiers instead of numbers and figures

  • Louis de Bernières' Novel Captain Corelli's Mandolin Essay

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    Louis de Bernières' Novel Captain Corelli's Mandolin Already from the first chapter the author introduces us to one of the most important characters of the book, Dr. Iannis. There are several factors that help the writer to present him to the readers. The most important ones are language (including the narrative style) and classical allusions. The diction in this chapter is very difficult and contains a lot of medical terminology. This shows us that Dr. Iannis is a very educated man

  • The Battle Of Quebec And The British Army

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    of North America in the1500’s. The main colonizers of North America were the French, Spanish and British. The British colonization efforts were concentrated along the east coast of America, while the French began their colonization in Canada. Sieur de La Salle, a French explorer, traveled down the Mississippi river to the Gulf of Mexico in the mid 1500s. France claimed ownership of “everything from the Appalachian Mountains to the Rockies” (Davis). France now had two major colonies consisting of

  • Last Of The Mohicans Essay

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    The movie, The Last of the Mohicans, begins with the introduction of three of the main characters Hawkeye or Natty Bumppo, his adoptive Mohican father, Chingachgook, and Chingachgook’s biological son, and Hawkeye’s adoptive Mohican brother, Uncas. All three characters are introduced as hunters, where they hunt and kill a buck. Their introduction also leads to the introduction of other characters. These three characters travel through the woods after their hunt, to a family, whom they know, that

  • Essay on Major-General James Wolfe

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    The history books should be re-written as to include Major-General James Wolfe as one of the founding fathers of our country. During the Seven years War he served as part of the British military and was the commander-in-chief of the British, American, and Highlander forces at the Battle of Quebec. His plan of attack up the Anse du Foulon to the Plains of Abraham was not only incredibly daring, but highly effective as it was this decisive move that allowed Wolfe’s army to capture the city of Quebec

  • Death of General Wolfe Essay

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    Analysis of The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West In 1770, artist Benjamin Wolfe completed what would become his most controversial and talked about piece of artwork, an oil on canvas painting titled The Death of General Wolfe, the purpose of which was to teach a moral lesson. The Death of General Wolfe portrays the Battle of Quebec, but more specifically it details the moment when Major General James Wolfe was on his deathbed shortly after the British had driven the French away in victory

  • Quebec And Appalachian Mountains In Canada

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    borders from Main, Vermont, and New Hampshire (“Quebec Mountains”). The St. Lawrence River flows southwest of Lake Ontario to the northeast. Attractions involving the river include the Québec-Lévis ferry, cruises, and strolls on the Promenade Samuel-De Champlain (Quebec). Quebec falls in the Eastern Time Zone, so any travels from

  • Interview with a Vampire Louis Character Study Essays

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    creation and life of the vampire, Louis. Louis was a 25 year old plantation owner in Louisiana. Following the death of his brother, which he blames on himself, he begins living very recklessly, attempting to entice anyone to end his life. A vampire named Lestat, looking for a slave, turns him into a vampire. From the beginning, Lestat ridicules Louis for his empathy towards humans. Louis begins to feel hatred towards Lestat and wants to leave him. In an effort to keep Louis, Lestat transforms a young girl