Essays Tagged: "Russian language"

The Failure of Kurtz in Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness"

itions. He had a tendency to become cruel, once even threatening to kill his devoted companion, the Russian. This makes the reader question Kurtz's priorities. How could he threaten the person closest ... e threaten the person closest to him over something that held nothing more than monetary value? The Russian had been given, "a small lot of ivory" by a village chief, and Kurtz said he would kill him ...

(4 pages) 83 0 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis/criticism of Black Milk, a play based on contemporary Russia, it was performed in Chicago.A full understanding will be achieved after viewing the play.

ValenciaJanuary 2, 2004Mrs. AmbrosiaI attended a play called Black Milk, originally written in the Russian language by Vassili Sigarev, the play was translated into English by Sasha Dugdale and direc ... in Russia. He took the time out to explain to me the meanings of signs that had been written in the Russian language such as Kacca (change the c to an s to pronounce it properly) which means box offic ...

(6 pages) 39 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Alexander Pushkin,

Alexander Sergyeevich PushkinPushkin the Russian 19th century author is considered his country's greatest and the founder of modern Russian l ... omplexion (dark skin) and black hair the depict vividly his African ancestry; his revoluationalized Russian literature with narrative poems, love poem, political poems, short stores, novels and fairy ... poems, short stores, novels and fairy tales made him the greatest poet in Russia the father of the Russian Language and outstanding gift for Africa, and his pretty wife's frivolous social life which ...

(1 pages) 38 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Could Tsarism have saved itself in the last decade of the XIX Century and the first decade of the XX Century?

ev (who also became his son Nicholas' tutor) , Tsar Alexander III (1881 - 94) controlled the use of Russian language specially in schools, kept an eye on the educational system, forced conversions to ... olitical, economical and social structure of Russia was clearly behind most European countries. The Russian government imposed industrialisation so to catch up with its Neighbours, an artificial manne ...

(7 pages) 29 1 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Polish Language.

Polish originates from the group of the Slavonic languages, such as Croatian, Czech and Russian.Our mother tongue is said to be one of the most difficult languages in the world. Its gramma ...

(1 pages) 18 0 2.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Response to the first page of "Fathers and Sons" by Ivan Sergeyevich

nt situation and then tell us his background, very effective.Furthermore, the diction is difficult. Russian words are occasionally used, "queried the barin" (9), so sometimes we must guess the meaning ... note definition has not been provided. This can be challenging at times. In addition to challenging Russian words, the novel also has difficult diction, for example phrases such as, "in a supercilious ...

(1 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Heart of Darkness"- True hero Marlow versus Kurtz

the way he was able to manipulate people with words. One example of this is how Kurtz won over the Russian Trader by talking of his vast knowledge of different subjects. In the end, even though the R ... In the end, even though the Russian and Kurtz's relationship went through some falls and rises, the Russian still asks them to judge Kurtz differently than a normal man. A further reason of why Kurtz ...

(2 pages) 21 0 1.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

EVIL/good=Useless Ivan

EVIL/good = useless Ivan Leo Tolstoy was a Russian social critic and writer around the turn of the 19th century. "After the Ball" is his ... d writer around the turn of the 19th century. "After the Ball" is his short story criticizing Russian society. Protagonist Ivan Vasseilivich is a young college man infatuated with Veranka, the d ... act of violence committed by one human to another. Tolstoy uses "After the Ball" to criticize Russian society, because under its facade of goodness lurks evil, through literary devices evil is s ...

(4 pages) 1340 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


Russia The Russian Federation occupies an area of seventeen million square kilometers, nearly twice the size of ... , during this time there was the House of Runk. This was the period in Russia?s history when Kievan Russian Empire was destroyed by the Mongol-Talars and the rise3 of Moscovy to recentralize the demol ... ber 1991 Russia has set out on a new road to democracy and a market economy.Russia is predominately Russian Orthodox. Judaism is also practiced in Russia. People who are Jewish speak Russian-Yiddish a ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Rukh-People's Movement of Ukraine

interpret its own history. Why did Russia try, and continues to try to impose on us the use of the Russian language? Why do Russians want to make us forget our own history and our heroes? Ukrainians ... e Ukrainian SSR. This was greatly in response to Russification policies of the Soviet Union ie. The Russians officially announced the Russian language as the singular official state language of the co ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Catherine the Great

her empress and impress the people of Russia. To do this, first she had to convert from Catholic to Russian Orthodox. Once she had converted, she was given the name Catherine. Next, Catherine had to l ... do this when everyone else was sleeping; she would get up and start reading lessons on learning the Russian language (Krull). During her time in court, "Catherine set herself to studying the behavior ...

(6 pages) 3 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies


(76 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jun/2012

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


(156 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Legacy of the Trojan War

hliemann in 1873. At the end of the 2nd world war, the treasure went missing for few years when the Russian's invasion at Berlin. In 1994 it reappeared at the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg.Trace t ... 's treasure was relocated to Berlin where it remained until May 1945. The treasure was taken by the Russian forces called Red Army at the end of 2nd World war when Russia took over Berlin.17th July 19 ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers