Vasily Zaytsev

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  • Summary Of War Of The Rats

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    The Battle of Stalingrad, perhaps the single most critical and certainly one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, is a great setting for a historical fiction story. His story centers on a duel to the death between two men: Chief Master Sgt. Vasily Zaitsev, sniper, one of the best of the Russian army, and a German SS colonel named Heinz Thorvald, the Nazis' greatest marksman. When Russian snipers led by Zaitsev begin to take a demoralizing toll of German troops, picking them off like hunters

  • Summary Of The Battle Of Stalingrad

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    The Battle of Stalingrad, perhaps the single most critical and certainly one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, is a great setting for a historical fiction story. His story centers on a duel to the death between two men: Chief Master Sgt. Vasily Zaitsev, sniper, one of the best of the Russian army, and a German SS colonel named Heinz Thorvald, the Nazis' greatest marksman. When Russian snipers led by Zaitsev begin to take a demoralizing toll of German troops, picking them off like hunters

  • The 1986 West End Production

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    Chess Jarrett Winters Morley (For the purposes of this essay, I will be focusing on the 1986 West End production instead of the 1988 Broadway production.) Chess is an original musical with music by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, with book and lyrics by Tim Rice. The story follows an unexpected relationship between a Soviet chess grandmaster and a woman who manages his opponent during the World Chess Match in Bangkok, Thailand. The significance of the World Chess match in this story is tremendous

  • The Sign of Four Summary Essay

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    The Sign of Four takes place in London in 1888. It started with the circumstance in which Edward Watson watches Sherlock Holmes inject cocaine three times a day for the past several months. Edward Watson is afraid to ask Holmes to stop using them. Finally, he got the courage and told him to stop taking them but Holmes simply told him that it elucidate his lethargic mind. Then Ms. Morstan comes to Sherlock Holmes and explains her unusual situation. Her father was in India. He sent a letter to his

  • Baskervilles Chapter 1 Summary

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    In chapter one of the Hounds of the Baskervilles, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson examined a wooden cane that was left behind by an unknown visitor. Later in this chapter it was revealed that the unknown visitor is none other than Dr. James Mortimer. Mortimer came to ask Sherlock Holmes for his avail. He wanted Holmes to investigate how his friend Sir Charles Baskerville died. Dr. Mortimer wanted to ascertain if the Baskerville curse was authentic or not. In chapter two Holmes, Watson and Mortimer

  • Comparing The Hound Of The Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle

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    “The differences are obvious” as Arthur Conan-Doyle states. (Doyle, 51) As all stories that have been both stories and books, there will he obviously some similarities and some differences between the two versions. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan-Doyle and the more recent movie in the 2012 TV series “Sherlock”, are two great examples to compare and contrast story lines. It is these two pieces that I will be writing about. Returning to Doyle’s quote, it is obvious while looking for

  • Russian Nesting Dolls, Matryoshka

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    be placed one inside another. In order to do so, each figure could be taken apart in two halves like plastic Easter eggs. These dolls are decorated in different styles, but the original way had changed since the first Matryosha was made in 1890 by Vasily Zvyozdochkin, who is a Russian turning craftsman, and painted by Sergey Malyutin, who is a Russian painter and a stage designer (Terletski). Nowadays, anyone, mostly tourists, can purchase Matryoshkas at any craft stores in Russia. However, Russian

  • Questions For The Hound Of The Baskervilles

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    The Hound of the Baskervilles left of with Dr. Watson waiting on the mystery man to return. A voice calls out from outside of the hut and Watson realizes that it is Sherlock Holmes. Furthermore, Holmes reveals he is the mystery man they had been seeing. He also reveals that Ms. Stapleton is not stapleton’s sister, but his wife. As Holmes and Watson return to Baskerville Hall they hear a scream. They run to help finding a body dressed in Sir Henry’s clothing, they initially think it is Sir Henry,

  • Agent Kern's Ethical Dilemmas

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    Trained clairvoyant castoffs strive to use their special powers for good. PILOT LOGLINE The clairvoyant team tracks down a stolen dog, whose collar contains top-secret information and in the process they also expose a deeper conspiracy. BRIEF SYNOPSIS AIDEN TRELANE (31) is a fun loving guy with a special ability: he has the power of telekinesis. When he’s arrested and admitted to a psych hospital, he makes a deal with AGENT MOLLY KERN (40’s) to join a government team of clairvoyant rejects

  • Arthur Conan Doyle Use Extreme Terror In The Hound Of The Baskervilles?

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    By using extreme terror to kill and ruin characters lives, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle explores his theme of not letting oneself be controlled by fear. The dogs that haunts the wealthy and powerful, is the ultimate panic creator in The Hound of the Baskervilles. Three character from the book show their individual reaction to a scary situation. After the death of Sir Charles, Sir Henry is the next heir to the Baskerville estate. Sherlock sends Watson with Sir Henry to report back to him on suspicious activity

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