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The power of domestication and the pain of separation

The power of domestication and the pain of separation

Martina BALZAROTTI March 14, 2014 0

It’s February of 2013 when “Life of Pi”, a film directed by Ang Lee, won four deserved awards at the Oscar for directing, photography, special effects and soundtrack. The relationship between Pi (whose real

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A million stairs

A million stairs

Martina BALZAROTTI January 9, 2014 0

Eugenio Montale, famous Italian writer, was born in Genoa in 1896. He worked as editor at Corriere della Sera and he was interested in the contemporary literature. In 1975 he received the Nobel Prize

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Thoughts of love : From Gatsby to Merini

Thoughts of love : From Gatsby to Merini

Martina BALZAROTTI November 14, 2013 0

The other night I was watching “The Great Gatsby” – a movie based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald – and I found myself with a tear that ran down my cheek. Yes,

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Feminism – the radical notion that women are people

Feminism – the radical notion that women are people

Eliska JELINKOVA October 27, 2013 0

Feminism is very much like egalitarianism and if you believe that we are all equal then you are a feminist. Feminism is about changing the gender roles, sexual norms, and sexist practices that limit

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What You Don’t Expect From A Life Shake Article

What You Don’t Expect From A Life Shake Article

Federico Papa October 18, 2013 0

I remember the nineteenth.  I remember those years as the end of an Age. Ok, let’s face it, I was just a snot-nosed kid back then; and Yes! I also lived that period of

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Why ‘yourself’ is the best asset to invest in

Why ‘yourself’ is the best asset to invest in

Anita NEGRI October 11, 2013 0

After having visited (or lived in) around 22 countries in 20 years, one would expect me to have learnt, at least, a few life lessons in general. One of the first ones that I’m sharing

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