Tutor profile: Yasmin G.
Subject: Religious Studies
What are some of the core similarities and difference between the stories in The Koran and The Bible?
Some of the core similarities in The Bible and The Koran are, but not limited too: the story of Adam and Eve, Abraham and Isaac, The Burning Bush, The Immaculate Conception, and The Ten Commandments. A core difference between their teachings is that in Islam they believe that Jesus was a man who was God's favorite profit, while in Christianity they believe that Jesus is the Son of God. The Immaculate Conception is often confused with Mary's pregnancy. The Immaculate Conception is actually the conception of Mary, a person born without sin, which is recognized in The Koran
In August Strindberg's play "Miss Julie" does the male protagonist, Jean, achieve his dream of breaking away from Miss Julie's father's control?
Though Strindberg states in an essay written after the publican of "Miss Julie" that Jean does indeed achieve his dreams of escapism, this is not support in the actual play. Throughout the play Jean is continuously at the beck and whim of the ringing bell. This bell represents Miss Julie's father. When the bell is rang, Jean must stop whatever he is doing and tend to what the father desires. Even though Jean kills the pet bird, which represents Miss Julie and the power she has over him, at the end of the play the bell rings and Jean still answers it. After so many loquacious monologues illustrating his ego and superiority complex, Jean cannot escape the father's control.
Subject: Film and Theater
How did the impact of WWII launch America into the forerunner of the film industry?
After WWII, in complete contrast to Europe, the American economy flourished. Due to WWII being mostly fought on European soil, European countries had to focus on rebuilding their countries, both literally and from an economic standpoint. With the American economy booming, and morale at an all time high, socio-economic leaders turned their eyes -and their wallets- towards Hollywood. As the film industry began to grow in America, Europe was still focusing on putting the pieces back together.
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