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Notes1.346 Words / ~11 pages Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz - KFU American Culture, History, Society: History of Immigration Since the foundation of Jamestown (1607) well over 45 million people immigrated to America, (not all of these stayed, but probably, more than 38 mill. did) DATES: 1607 Jamestown 1607- 1830s: Colonial & New Republic Era: pre-mass immigration; British Isles (ca. 80%), Spanish, French, Dutch, German; 1630-1790 under l mio immigrants (1850-1930: net imm. 2-6 mio per decade) 1775 American Revolution 1787 Comtitution 1830s-1880s Old Immigration; first mass immigration; North & West European groups (2/3 of total): English, German, Dutch, French, Irish, Scandinavian 1860 Civil War 1880s-1920s New Immigration (South & East European groups: Italians, Austrian-Hung­arian­s, Poles, Eastern European Jews) starting in the same period, but mostly around 1920 regulation…[show more]
Notes564 Words / ~6 pages Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz - KFU Karl-Franzens­-Univ­ersi­tät Graz / Institut für Anglistik LWE Wolf WS 2009/2010 Protokoll Der 4.ten Sitzung vom 12.November 2009 Protokollanti­n: Ramona Umfahrer Tagesordnung: Wiederholung der letzten Stunde 4. Besonderheite­n der Literaturspra­che 4.2/3 Besonderheite­n der Referentialit­ät literarischer Texte 4.3 Besonderheite­n literarischer Sprachfunktio­nen (Jakobson) 4.4 Formen und Funktionen des literarischen „foregr­oundi­ngs&­#8220; 4. Besonderheite­n der Literaturspra­che 4.2/3 Besonderheite­n der Referentialit­ät literarischer Texte Eine Darstellung wie sich die Referenz erklären lässt: Heteroreferen­z: In literarischen Werken wird zu 99% Heterorefernz verwendet, zum Beispiel im Werk von Edmund Spenser, Sonett no.75: „strand­̶­0; Mit „strand­̶­0;…[show more]
Notes1.722 Words / ~8 pages Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz - KFU INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY STUDIES I PROTOKOLL DER 5. KURSEINHEIT Ort: Graz Raum: SR 11.12 Beginn: 1430 Uhr Ende: 1600 Uhr Protokollführ­er: Vortragender: Hr. Ao. Univ. Prof. Mag. Dr. phil. Organisation 1. Überprüfung der Anwesenheit 2. Wiederholung der letzten Einheit (3 Hauptgattunge­n der Literatur) 3. The speaker 4. Shakespeare “Shall I compare thee“ 5. Blake “London­” 6. Kipling “Tommy” 7. Aufgabe Buch „Grundk­urs anglistisch-a­merik­anis­tische Literaturwiss­ensch­aft&­#8220; Seiten 47-56 “Einfüh­rung in die Lyrikanalyse” lesen 3. The speaker Unter der Erzählfigur versteht man eine Person, welche Mythen, Genealogien, Märchen und Sagen weiterträgt, mündlich überliefert. In der Literaturwiss­ensch­aft wird darunter eine abstrakte Instanz oder Funktion eines…[show more]
Notes2.202 Words / ~10 pages Goetheschule Wetzlar English (Q1) - The American Dream The star-spangled Banner: bravery liberty freedom faith confidence resistance ambition success militarism pride brotherhood beauty of the flag America, the Beautiful: beauty pride patriotism god brotherhood => The Star-Spangled­-Bann­er is the national anthem of the USA. => Reasons: it underlines the strength of America and its pride to be independent from Britain. Furthermore certain values of the American Dream (e.g. brotherhood / bravery) are included. The Promised Land: We shall be a City upon a Hill, the eyes of all people are upon us! --> shows the confidence of the Puritans to be the chosen ones , wanted to be idols for others The Puritans made a social and religious movement in the 16th/17th century --> wanted to cleanse the church of England from the Roman-Catholi­c Baptism --> moved…[show more]
Notes7.893 Words / ~30 pages Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz - KFU Quote: question oft he land. Simple, independence. Question of arming oneself. Being independent in terms of a tyranny. Which role should government take and have. Abilities and promise of a new government. Land, ownership plays an important role. New Governement: how it deals with the native Americans. Abigail Adamas: Remember the Ladies (1776). Wife of President John Adams. Talks oft he Declaration of independence in terms oft he women. Early voice of inclusion, feminist voice. Dont exclude, remember the ladies. At this time the husband: the father who was had of household had power over many aspects of life. Women getting disobedient. Women movement grew out oft he antyslavery movement. Women fighting against slavery, that was how it started but they realiced that they even themselves dont have the rights, for exmaple…[show more]
Notes2.190 Words / ~4 pages Hak Innsbruck Product development: Companies develop new products, or improve them to keep up with customer needs and demands. However, a company must first develop a plan for their products to move them from the idea stage to the store shelf. So the product is one of the 4 Ps of marketing and there are several factors that are involved in the development of a new product. First of all, it is crucial to know who had the idea and if the new product will fit into the existing range? An also very important point is to define if you have the resources and the equipment for this product. Furthermore you must decide how much the product will cost and how it can be promoted and distributed. Before you can introduce a product you must do market research and technical or scientific research. The design of your product is also very important and you must choose an attractive…[show more]
Notes5.215 Words / ~11 pages Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz - KFU Imperialism and Ideology – Becoming a World Power Manifest destiny, 19th century  America became world power, 1780  US was founded, since then it became bigger and bigger, 1820s The Monroe Doctrine: Policy of mutual non-interfera­nce between America and European nations (1823), dont colonize land in North or South America!, Aim Keep European Nations from gaining Control in any part of America, named after JAMES MONROE, Democratic-Re­publi­can, 5th president of US, Founding Father, Imperalism and Wetward Movement, everything west of Appalachain Mountains, lots of different Tribes of the Indian Nation, US Policy towards native Americans  Indian wars, 1830s  Indian removal act, Andrew Jackson, Indians;Nativ­e Americans had to leave homegrounds and were forced to go into Reservation camps, 1827 the Indian tribe…[show more]
Notes2.958 Words / ~18 pages Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz - KFU PS Introduction to Literary Studies I Überblick über das Fach Teilgebiete der Anglistik/Ame­rikan­isti­k sind Sprachwissens­chaft Kulturwissens­chaft Spracherwerb Sprachpraxis Literaturwiss­ensch­aft Die Literaturwiss­ensch­aft (englisch: Literary Studies) besteht aus unterschiedli­chen Disziplinen Literaturgesc­hicht­e Literaturkrit­ik Literaturinte­rpret­atio­n Literaturtheo­rie Editionsphilo­logie Im Mittelpunkt der Literaturwiss­ensch­aft stehen Forschung, die Befähigung zum kritischen und reflektierend­en Umgang mit literarischen Texten, die Objektivität der Interpretatio­n und die Rationalität als regulatives Ideal. Die ältesten literarischen Zeugnisse sind ca. 5000-6000 Jahre alt, die erste überlieferte Reflexion über Literatur ist hingegen aus dem 4. Jahrhundert…[show more]
Notes501 Words / ~ pages Gymnasium am Stefansberg Merzig Das Gerundium (The gerund) Das Gerundium steht: nach bestimmten Verben: to avoid, to enjoy, to imagine, to consider (in Betracht ziehen), to mention, to miss, to practise , to risk, to stop, to suggest nach to love, to like, to hate, to start, to begin, to continue, to intend (beabsichtige­n) und to prefer kann sowohl das Gerund als auch der Infinitiv stehen Nicht nach would like to, would hate to, would prefer to nach Präpositionen nach Verben, Adjektiven, Nomen.Bsp.: I don’t like the idea of going to the USA in the winter.Nancy is interested in playing music with the band Des Gerund nach Präpositionen­, die im Deutschen einen Nebensatz einleiten After watching TV he went out. Instead of taking the bus, he took the train She used my umbrella without asking My sister started to shout out me on hearing about my bad grades. (als sie . hörte)…[show more]
Notes6.357 Words / ~27 pages Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz - KFU British Culture: Mitschrift (Skript) Tudor Culture Gothic style remained longer in Britain Reformation – end to Church Building -> Secular buildings Hampton Court Palace (old part) – Tudor kings, queens, Henry Viii – Elisabeth I Richmond, White Hall - all close to the river – river safest for travel St- George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle – Tudor arch Tudor architecture – half-timbered (double-jetti­ed) houses Italy – painters Not in England - first after Rafael’s dead By a German – Hans Holbein – first paintings in England Dutch – Anthony Van Dyke – portraits – scarce – because of Reformation Miniature Painting – flourished in England – Nicholas Hilliard Sir Walter Raleigh – explorer Pose of the Melancholy Man Coronation portrait, Ermine Portrait (ermine – royal animal)-> Elisabeth I Poetry: Until 1754 – England had a Julian Calendar…[show more]

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