Essays Tagged: "Warsaw"

The Elephant by Slawomir Mrozek

hant! Instead of rejoicing the director was thinking of his career and decided to write a letter to Warsaw refusing the governments offer. He said that he has a more economical plan and would save the ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Holocaust

emhad not even heard of the existence of such camps. Rumors about death campsdid, it is true, reach Warsaw and other ghettos in Poland, but the public for themost part did not want to believe them." H ...

(3 pages) 96 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The biography of Marie Curie which is titled "She Discovered Radium"

Marie Curie, née Sklodowska, was born in Warsaw on November 7, 1867, the daughter of a secondary-school teacher. She received a general educa ... father. She became involved in a students' revolutionary organization and found it prudent to leave Warsaw, then in the part of Poland dominated by Russia, for Cracow, which at that time was under Aus ... f $ 50,000, donated by American friends of science, to purchase radium for use in the laboratory in Warsaw.Mme. Curie, quiet, dignified and unassuming, was held in high esteem and admiration by scient ...

(2 pages) 61 1 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

"The Pianist" the new movie by Roman Polanski. Review 5 pages. Nazi Hitler World War 2.

ents.The movie starts out with his family living together in an apartment that was in the ghetto of Warsaw, struggling for money. The family consisted of the father, mother, sister, Henrick (his broth ... n up from a tank he had to escape to find another safe house. When he left the whole entire city of Warsaw was totally destroyed. Everything was burned down or just pieces of building left standing. H ...

(7 pages) 86 0 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

"The Pianist"

pilman's life is depicted as one of courage, strength and survival. During the German occupation of Warsaw, Szpilman escapes from being deported to the when a polish officer pulls him off the line lea ... SS officers, and the biggest struggle of all overcoming starvation.In efforts to annihilate Jews in Warsaw, jobs were taken away and to fight for food was the only means of survival. The issue of hung ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A History of Poland

had a population of over 100,000 inhabitants. Five major cities have a population of over 500,000. Warsaw is Poland's capital and by far has the largest population.During most of Poland's history, Po ... many ports and harbors including Gdansk, Gdynia, Gliwile, Kolobrzeg, Szcecin, Swinoujscile, Ustka, Warsaw and Wrocaw. There are also three heliports and ninety-two airports, seventy-four of which hav ...

(4 pages) 73 0 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Shadows in the Snow" a creative writing piece

glittering on the ground. Like the cream she put on the Babka she made with her grandmother back in Warsaw.It was clear but for a few clouds smudged into the powder blue sky. There was the sound of te ...

(4 pages) 86 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Review of "The Pianist"

(Adrien Brody) is a famous pianist who plays for the Polish radio, but when bombs begin falling on Warsaw, he soon feels the Nazis tearing his freedoms and life from him. First he loses his dignity b ... must wear identifying stars of David when out in public. Before long, the Nazis move them into the Warsaw ghetto, where hundreds of thousands of people must crowd into a tiny area. The Nazis then wal ...

(3 pages) 87 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

In the Elephant, the zoo was like the miniature world.

esident and the staff were the rest of the government. In the story, the director sends a letter to Warsaw about the elephant. He decided on his own, without asking any of the staff members, that inst ... yone knowing about it. The staff didn't feel that it was right for the director to send a letter to Warsaw which contains the idea of a rubber elephant. However, the staff didn't do anything to right ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Composer Biography : Wladyslaw Szpilman 825 words; works cited

army invaded Poland in September of 1939. During a Polish radio performance as Nazi tanks roll into Warsaw. Unmarried and still living with his parents, brother and two sisters, Szpilman was a man of ... sic. But he's Jewish, and, caught in the crush of psychotic race hatred.First, like all the Jews in Warsaw, Szpilman was forced to wear a Star of David on his sleeve and forbidden access to most publi ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The Pianist Movie Review.

slaw Szpilman was a famous pianist who played for the Polish radio, but when bombs began falling on Warsaw, his whole life started to change. The Nazis moved into their city and execute women, childre ... ne person in the movie had completely changed my view. After Szpilman escaped from the apartment in Warsaw, he managed to find a house which was badly destroyed in another city. This is where Szpilman ...

(3 pages) 59 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Poland Concessions to the EU

Buzek, Poland displayed little willingness for compromise.Under former Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek, Warsaw had insisted on an eighteen-year "grace period" for the sale of farmland to foreigners. Under ... . The new Miller government has now said it is willing to shorten this to twelve years. Analysts in Warsaw were saying over the past few days that the eighteen-year land sale ban would be appreciably ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Isaac Singer: Out of the Holocaust

amily also included a sister, and a younger brother, Mosheh.At the age of four, the family moved to Warsaw. Singer's father established a Beth Din (Rabbinical Court) in a poor ghetto tenement, which a ... s a Rabbi in the Dzikow, Poland. While in Dzikow, Singer persuaded his parents to let him return to Warsaw if he enrolled in the Tachkemoni Rabbinical Seminary for religious studies. After a year at t ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

How to do business in Poland: A brief overview of challenges facing companies entering the market in Poland.

ller emerging nations to the east and south. The country is separated in half by the Vistula River. Warsaw, the country's capital, is located east of this dividing line. The country is sized similar t ...

(4 pages) 42 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

This year vacation...

ndispensable things for my fourteen days stay on a boat. The crew consisted of four my friends from Warsaw and our captain . Every day was laborious and seemed to be almost the same. We slept on the b ...

(1 pages) 377 1 1.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

1944 Warsaw Uprising

Warszawskie Powstanie (This symbol represents the Warsaw Uprising) Dedicated to all those who shed their blood and tears in those 63 days of the Wars ... rifice will never be forgotten. The purpose of all war is ultimately peace. -Saint Augustine The Warsaw Uprising of 1944 "Go, passerby, and tell the world that We perished in the cause, Faithful ... 4 "Go, passerby, and tell the world that We perished in the cause, Faithful to our orders." The Warsaw uprising is said to be largest scale rebellion controlled by civilians. On August 1st, 1944, ...

(9 pages) 16 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

If you play with fire, you will burn.

y 24 hours starting from now. I would have to start praying soon. Who shall I pray for? The Jews in Warsaw? But what about the Jews in Kalisz? Yes, I most probably shall have to pray for them as well. ...

(1 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Death marches

ermany, Poland and Austria. Some of the more notable death marches included the mass march from the Warsaw Ghetto to the extermination camp at Auschwitz and the numerous marches that occurred followin ... subsequent implementation of the death march to exterminate large segments of the Jewish population.Warsaw Perhaps one of the most interesting examples of the kinds of atrocities that occurred and the ...

(9 pages) 1934 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Hells Angels: An Organized Crime Group

.In order to be considered organized crime, it was determined during an international conference in Warsaw that this type of organization would consist of a "Group activities of three or more persons, ...

(11 pages) 67 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Contemporary Youth Culture

itive attention to faith. The meeting of ca. 80 bishops, priests and laymen from all over Europe in Warsaw in September 2005, carried a theme of 'Who paints the picture for young people? Media, young ...

(5 pages) 20 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues