In August By Faulkner
In the novel, A Light in August, William Faulkner introduces us to a wide range
of characters of various backgrounds and personalities. Common to all of them is
the fact that each is type cast into a certain role in the novel and in society.
Lena is the poor, white trash southern girl who serves to weave the story
together. Hightower is the fanatic preacher who is the dark, shameful secret of
Jefferson. Joanna ... Word Count: 1370 | Page Count: 6
History of the taker Gluckauf
history of the taker Gluckauf
In 1886, the GLUCKAUF, built in Britain in 1886 became the world\'s first true; oil tanker with separate tanks for the oil, built into her hull. Previously, petroleum had been transported in small containers loaded on conventional merchant ships. The driving forces behind the evolution of tankers were the demand for oil and the growing competition between oil companies striving for a greater share of the market ... Word Count: 1217 | Page Count: 7
The Problem of Language in All Quiet on the Weste
The Problem of Language in "All Quiet on the Western Front"
For it is no easy undertaking, I say, to describe the bottom of the Universe; nor is it for tongues
babble child’s play.
(The Inferno, XXXII, 7-9.)
Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front, a novel set in World War I, centers around the
wrought by the war on one young German soldier. During his time in the war, Remarque’s ... Word Count: 3149 | Page Count: 18