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Michael Ondaatje

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Karolina Pelc

on 17 November 2012

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and infidelity Michael
Ondaatje A little bit about Michael Ondaatje Photograph : Jeff Nolte By Michael Ondaatje Ondaatje is known for mixing his descriptive poetry together with straightforward dialogue and blending facts with fiction to create a writing style that is uniquely his own. Man Booker Award (1992) Ondaatje won the Booker prize in 1992 for his novel "The English Patient". The Man Booker award is given 'for the best novel in the opinion of the judges.' BIO Works Awards Name : Philip Michael Ondaatje
Born in : Colombo, Sri Lanka
DOB : September 12, 1943 (69 years old)

Immigrated : to England in 1952, to Canada in 1962.

Awards : 5x Governor General's Award winner
Man Booker Award (1992) (Athabasca University, 2012) Writing Style Excerpt from 'The English Patient' "There is blood somehow all over his face. He is flying a rotted plane, the canvas sheetings on the wing ripping open in the speed. They are carrion. How far back had the palm tree been? How long ago? He lifts his legs out of the oil, but they are so heavy. There is no way he can lift them again. He is old. Suddenly. Tired of living without her. He cannot lie back in her arms and trust her to stand guard all day all night while he sleeps. He has no one." Criteria for the Man Booker Award Full length novel
Written by a citizen of the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland
Published in the UK the year of the prize
Original English work (not translated)
Must not be self-published THEME Infidelity! What is Infidelity? By definition... Infidelity
is a breach of
an expectation
of sexual/emotional exclusivity. It is also known as ... Cheating Adultery having an affair INFIDELITY facts & stats Infidelity has been found to be the single most cited cause of divorce in over 150 cultures. MEN WOMEN vs 22 % of married men have had an affair 14 % of married women have had an affair 98 % of married men admit to fantasizing about someone other than their partner 80 % of married women admit to fantasizing about someone other than their partner 85 % of women correctly guess that their spouse is cheating. 50 % of men correctly guess that their spouse is cheating. 8 % of cheating men found someone to have an affair with online 3 % of cheating women found someone to have an affair with online 74 % of men say they would have an affair if they knew they would never be caught 68 % of women say they would have an affair if they knew they would never be caught The punishment for adultery in certain countries, such as Indonesia and Pakistan, is being stoned to death. 40% of cheaters have their affair with a friend 2% of children are the result of infidelity The average length of an affair is 2 years Famous Affair Timeline Pitt and Aniston divorced in October of 2005 2002 2005 2009 FAMOUS AFFAIRS! You have 30 seconds!
How many celebrities can you name that have had an affair? 2011 Britney Spears & Justin Timberlake Britney cheated on Justin with Jason Alexander, whom she later had a 55 hour marriage with. the pair split up in March of 2002 Brad Pitt & Jennifer Aniston Pitt had been cheating on Aniston with Mr. & Mrs.Smith co-star Angelina Jolie. Tiger Woods A huge scandal broke out in 2009 after Tiger got into a car crash Tiger cheated on his wife with at least 19 other women Arnold Schwarzenegger Just last year, Arnold and his wife of 25 years split.

Arnold had an affair with one of the housekeepers, which resulted in a child. So why do people cheat anyway? BOREDOM POWER REVENGE CONFIRMATION of... - Attractiveness - Worth Is it in our nature? modern society early human society harem monogamous relationship Thank You! Karolina Pelc
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