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Geschmacklose Annonce: Reiseunternehmen wirbt mit vermisstem Mädchen

Bild: Screenshot

Nicht nur Eltern dürfte bei dieser Onlinewerbung schlecht werden: das britische Schnäppchenportal “Voucherdigg.co.uk” bewirbt Reisen nach Portugal mit einem Bild der seit 2007 vermissten Madeleine McCann, genannt „Maddie“. Das damals vierjährige Mädchen war aus einer Luxus-Ferienanlage im portugiesischen Praia da Luz verschwunden. Die Eltern sind entsetzt und fordern die Firma auf, das Bild umgehend zu entfernen. Das Unternehmen schweigt zu … Continue reading

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The United Kingdom as an outsider to the EU

term paper abstract, winter semester 2007/2007, Potsdam University by Lisanne Dorn and Lars Dittmer “Britain has had the same foreign policy objective for at least five hundred years – to create a disunited Europe. (…)It was necessary for us to break up the EEC,(…) now that we’re in, we were able to make a pig’s breakfast out of it.” (The … Continue reading

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The communications system of the twins in Arundhati Roy’s “The God of small things”: How they apply the English language in a postcolonial Indian setting

source: Photograph: Corbis/Hulton-Deutsch Collection

term paper abstract, summer semester 2005, grade 1,3, Potsdam University by Lars Dittmer Chacko told the twins that though they hated to admit it, they were all Anglophiles. They were a family of Anglophiles. (Roy 1996: 52) In establishing the two-egg twins Rahel and Esthapen (Estha) as main characters in her 1996 masterpiece “The God of Small Things”, Arundhati Roy … Continue reading

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Development and Demise of Orkney Norn – a peace of Scandinavian Culture in Great Britain

former flag of Orkey - Scandinavian and British at the same time

term paper abstract, winter semester 2004/2005, Potsdam university by Lars Dittmer the Nordic cross in Great Britain – the unofficial flag of the Orkney Islands arouses astonishment in the watcher and gives him an idea of how Orcadians feel – being a Scandinavian, and being British. The flag shows the red Norwegian cross on a yellow background, symbolizing the Scottish … Continue reading

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