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Anmawe
I came up with the idea of publishing my essays from various courses here. I don't use livejournal as a diary anymore, so my essays can be here instead. My photos can be found on tumbr and flickr.

The power of language - the comparative analysis of two stories by Edgar Allan Poe: Ligeia and The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar

Gothic dark stories of Edgar Allan Poe have fascinated and absorbed many through the years. What is so extraordinary in his writing that it makes him o popular? My answer is language, his amazing skill of influencing the mind of the reader through the manipulation of words. In this essay I will analyse and compare two stories of Edgar Allan Poe in respect of language, themes and motifs used. Poe in Ligeia and in The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar plays with the reader by manipulating the language of the text and its discourse. In Ligeia nothing can be took for granted because of the unbelievable narrator and in The Facts everything seems serious and factual, which in reality is also a trap for the reader. Both stories are concerned with the power of the human mind over the spiritual world, Ligeia presents the lover’s call for his wife and the second text features scientific measures to stop death.Read moreCollapse )
 
 
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Anmawe
15 December 2012 @ 08:34 pm
Wybrałam się dzięki Ewie do Multikina na Frankensteina z National Theatre z Benedyktem Cumberbatchem grającym Victora i z Jonny Lee Millerem grającym potwora. Przed filmem był krótki wstep do filmu, parę słów od scenarzysty i reżysera, od aktorów. Miler i Cumberbatch zamieniali się rolami, tworząc rolę Creature Miller opierał się na swoim 2,5 letnim synku a Benek na ofiarach paraliżu i udarów. Naprawdę było widać tego dwulatka w ruchach i reakcjach Millera. Niesamowite. Drgające mięśnie, ciągłe ślinienie, nauka chodzenia i mówienia. Wspaniały kunszt aktorski. Benek też był dobry, widać było kompletne zagubienie Victora, jego niemożność odczuwania jakichkolwiek uczuć. Troszkę z Sherlocka można było zauważyć "I'm suberb!" itd. Ciekawym zbiegiem okoliczności jest fakt, że obaj główni aktorzy grali postać wielkiego detektywa, Benek w serialu BBC a Miller w serialu CBS "Elementary".



Świetne było również to, że nie odebrali stworowi głosu i intelektu jak to miało miejsce w różnych ekranizacjach. Stwór grany przez Millera był elokwentny, pełen pytań i wątpliwości, czytał Miltona i księgi historyczne, filozoficzne - tak jak to było oryginalnie u Mary Shelley. Porównywał się do Lucyfera a chciał być jak Adam w Raju Utraconym.

Sztuka ta ponawia pytania zadane przez Shelley wiek temu. Co to znaczy być człowiekiem? Co czyni człowieka dobrym bądź złym? Czym jest miłość? Czemu ludzie tak panicznie boją się inności? I jak daleko człowiek może się posunąć w poszukiwaniu wielkości?
 
 
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Anmawe
Bored today I rewatched the first episode of season gr8 and I noticed few interesting things. I didn’t pay them any attention previously, but now after watching episode 8 something clicked.

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Anmawe
19 February 2010 @ 11:57 am

I had my first exams, they went quite well i think... I only have to retake pronunciation exam D:
I was in Germany for a week with my family. We were living in Koblenz and had a trip to Koln. I was really shocked that so many different old and young people are dressing up for Carnival parties and are going in their costumes through town o_o Hippies, Cowboys, Faeries, Smerfets, Clowns everywhere.... xD I was afraid taking direct pictures of them, i took some but they are good for nothing.
Some photos, but not so many and good because i mainly took photos of my family:
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Anmawe
24 October 2009 @ 09:39 pm

I've just came back from the cinema. I saw Inglourious Basterds finally :D I thought that it will be simple massacre with some Tarantino-like humor but I was surprised. It was really long story (3hours oO), complex, a lot of talking and little amount of blood comparing to Kill Bill... All in all movie was very good, actors especially Pitt and Christoph Waltz, music (Morricone, Bowie) awsome. It was really well done...

Two mangas which I started few years ago ended, Nodame Cantabile and Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle. I'm a little sad about Nodame, I'd like to know more about these characters, see what's going to happen in the future.. On the contrary I'm glad that TRC is finally finished, it should have ended year ago, or even earlier xD
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Anmawe
15 October 2009 @ 10:42 pm
Lately I fell in love in A Very Potter Musical... <3 pure magic, they presented really well all characters, their nature xD

 
 
 
 
Anmawe
14 October 2009 @ 04:26 pm
it's snowing, unbelievable O_o

Last Christmas on radio....
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Anmawe
01 July 2009 @ 06:33 pm
Sail to the Moon
So... [tytuł trochę od czapy, bo nie wiedziałam co napisać... a takie zdanie mi wpadło do głowy]
I don't have energy to describe all things which happenned in these two last weeks... D:
I'll post photos, it is the easiest

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Anmawe
12 June 2009 @ 09:40 am
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Weater is changing like kaleidoscope.. Today is so chilly, while few days ago was really summer time...

On Sunday i'm going to Prague for a week :D i want to sightsee as much as posible..

Maybe in july i'll go to Paris for some time... [a myslałam że te wakacje bedą takie sobie...] I can't wait :)

I watched yesterday Billy Elliot. Great story and characters, especially Billy (Jamie Bell) and Michael (Stuart Wells). The last one was 18 but played 11 years old boy... D: weird... And music was quite good x3

Mówiłam sobie, że tyle mam czasu to przeczytam te wszystkie książki które sobie zaplanowałam i jak zawsze nic z tego nie wychodzi, siedzę w domu i nie moge się skupić żeby czytać.... A nie chce się zmuszać... Nawet jesli chodzi o mangi to nie mam co czytać, mam wrażenie że przeczytałam już wszystko co jest warte uwagi D:

Niedługo Zombie Walk w Wawie, muszę sie wybrac żeby zdjecia porobic xDD
 
 
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Anmawe
31 May 2009 @ 01:27 pm
On 14 May i was in Empik on Nowy Świat on small recital by Gaba Kulka. She sang few songs and later she was giving signatures :3
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On Mother's Day i went to devMeet near PKIN, there were more or less 200 peaple there, i thought about 50 or sth.. i was shocked...
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On Thursday i was in Zacheta Gallery second time in this month, they have there 2 interesting exibitions... in the evening i was in Contemporary Theater on Kafka's Trial, it was 3h long but really great performance..

Jutro jest Dzień Dziecka, życzę więc aby w kazdym z nas zostało coś z dziecka pełnego wyobraźni i radości...
 
 
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