Nicolas Poussin And Roman Influences
1,387 words... than into it. This is because the forms in the painting work together on the surface as a wave of light and shadow that contributes to the movement of the eye and evokes a sense of time and space. The scenes of his paintings are arbitrarily cut out of a larger context rather than composed with a distinctive com positionally framed effect (Russel, 1969) Poussin's style, while incorporating some aspects of the Baroque sensibilities, was well labeled French Classicism. To distinguish his style,...
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Gene Had Caused Gene And Phineas Finny
1,374 words"He got away with everything because of the extraordinary person he was. It was quite a compliment to me, in fact, to have such a person choose me for his best friend" (21). The friendship of Gene, an intellectual, and Finny, a fearless athlete, is the focus of John Knowles A Separate Peace. Narrated by Gene Forrester, this is a story of two youths growing up at a beautiful boys boarding school in New England. Set at the headwaters of World War II, the bond between Gene and Phineas grows as the ...
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Short Story Examination Of Araby By James Joyce
1,151 wordsAfter a close examination of the short story Araby by James Joyce, several instances of religious symbolism seem to be intertwined throughout the story. Araby, in its simplest form is the story of a young boys first experience concerning infatuation with the opposite sex. In the text there are questions primarily concerned with Joyce's rearing in Catholicism and the beliefs the church encouraged in opposition to his true feelings. This moral dilemma is expressed through symbolism that occurs in ...
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William Carlos Williams York International Universities Press Voyeur
1,058 words... for loneliness implies precisely the lack of and desire for an other. "Too hot" to be "at ease, " Williams, playing the voyeur, finds this other in the form of the sexually budding girls. In his role as voyeur, Williams is paradoxically trapped between his narcissistic desire to identify with the girls and an irreconcilable need to reassert the presence of his ego. As Freud recognized, its active counterpart accompanies every passive perversion. He who is a voyeur in his unconscious is conco...
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Black And White Amount Of Light
1,134 wordsSo, there you are at a wedding. The groom is in his sharp black tuxedo and the bride is in her beautiful white dress and they are ready to cut the largest, most elegant white cake you have ever seen. For this occasion you want to get the greatest picture and everything has to be perfect. Your try a few different angles and pick out the one that is the great and then take a few pictures. The next day, you run to the local photo store to get your prints made. The person at the counter says black a...
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Left Side Hard Work
1,359 wordsNight Watch was one of the pictures that really caught my eye. This was very interesting to me because it told me a story right when I looked at it. It was very realistic to me. I felt apart of the picture. As if I could almost have grabbed the coat and put it on. This is amazing to me how a human can draw something so real looking. I am starting to look at art in a whole different perspective. I actually try and figure out what the artist is trying to tell the observer. When I walk by a picture...
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Lao Tzu Ancient Chinese
1,134 wordsSince the beginning of time, man has sought to explain the world around him. This is called philosophy, a Greek word which means 'love of wisdom. ' However, over the millennia it has come to mean much more. The philosophies of the ancient Chinese people, whether they explain nature or present ways to live a just life, became so complex that simple prose could not suitably express their meaning. Yet paradoxically, the simpler, less exact form of poetry does put forth the ideas. Nowhere is this mo...
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Kerry James Marshall Our Town Part 2
1,675 words... the sun. Garden Party, a four-minute DVD and corresponding painting, which is considered to be a fresh interpretation of the works of Impressionists, for example, Renoir's Luncheon of the Boating Party. Marshall substitutes the original characters with Asians, African Americans, and Hispanics, by means of this creating new socio-political focus. The Ladder of Success, an installation of colorful Plexiglass boxes. Each of these boxes lists a traditional western virtue (for example, punctualit...
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Late Night Early Morning
1,727 words... not themselves. We, as viewers, are left with the memory of those moments in our own lives, and forced to examine our assumptions about who we are and how we related to the world around us in the way only true great art can make us do. Deliberately so or not, in Hoppers still, reserved, and blandly handled paintings the artist often exerts a powerful psychological impact distantly akin to that made by the Metaphysical painter de Chirico; but while de Chiricos effect was obtained by making th...
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Margaret Laurence Stone Angel
1,081 wordsIt is common in society for individuals to look no further than the external appearance of others. This is also true in many novels, such as The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence. Margaret Laurence shows this by using imagery. Imagery is employed in the novel to help intensify the significance of important events and circumstances of the novel. Margaret Laurence used flower and water imagery in her novel The Stone Angel to represent Hagar's way of life. Through the image of flowers and water Marg...
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Hester Prynne Scarlet Letter
909 wordsThe Scarlet Letter, Vice or Virtue? Hawthorns Novel, The Scarlet Letter, is brimming with many vivid symbols, the most apparent of which is the scarlet letter A, that Hester Prynne is made to wear upon her chest. Throughout the novel, hawthorn presents the scarlet letter to the reader in a variety of ways. Yet an important question emerges, as the life of Hester Prynne is described, which deals with the affects that both the scarlet letter and Hester have on each other. There is no clear-cut ans...
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Honor Of His Discovery Trigonometry Trigonometry Theorem
540 wordsTrigonometry uses the Trigonometry Trigonometry Trigonometry uses the fact that ratios of pairs of sides of triangles are functions of the angles. The basis for mensuration of triangles is the right- angled triangle. The term trigonometry means literally the measurement of triangles. Trigonometry is a branch of mathematics that developed from simple measurements. A theorem is the most important result in all of elementary mathematics. It was the motivation for a wealth of advanced mathematics, s...
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Claude Monet Brush Strokes
713 wordsClaude Monet always stood alone; his feet resounding heavily on the solid road that he was determined to follow until the very end. With tiny, dabbing brush strokes his paintings, more often than not exploded in the golden richness of the sun. With Monet a brush stroke, while imprecise, can suggest an infinity of objects that go beyond the instant and eternalize it. Born in Paris on the 14 th November 1840, Claude Monet was one of the masters of the style of art known as Impressionism. The name ...
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Younger Waiter Older Waiter
580 wordsA Clean Well Lighted Place Earnest Hemming way Analysis The conversation starts out with the narrator setting up the story and the scene, as most do. An indication is made about the setting in the caf? with the leaves giving a shadow and hence telling us that the story was taking place on a patio or street of the caf? . An old man that was deaf and seems to be on hard times, which he was, especially after finding out that he had recently tried to commit suicide. One of the waiters whos table the...
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Talent In Hockey Mario Lemieux Won
447 wordsBorn: Mario Lemieux Mario Lemieux Born: 1965 Mario Lemieux was born on October 5, 1965 in Montreal, Quebec. He had two brothers, Alain and Richard. They both also had talent in hockey, so when he was four years old, his parents sent him to the local hockey rink to learn how to skate. He was put under the watchful eye of Fernand Fichaud, Mr. Fichaud had seen his brothers play and knew that the Lemieux possessed extraordinary talent in hockey. He taught Mario how to grip the stick properly and how...
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Carpe Diem T C
1,006 wordsThe Picture of little T. C. in a Prospect of Flowers depicts several seemingly unrelated events, which are drawn together by an underlying allegory. In the beginning of the poem T. C. , a beautiful young woman, is found at the morning of her life in a bed of flowers. Next T. C. is described conquering men with her chaste charms. As the poem progresses, Marvell brings himself in to the poem and hints towards its allegory: let me in time compound where I may see thy glories. While the forth stanza...
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Power And Authority Good And Evil
789 wordsThe Microcosm on the Pequod The novel Moby Dick was written by Herman Melville. A microcosm, or small world, exists on the Pequod and is an example of the actions and events of the whole world. This microcosm is evident through the power and authority of Ahab, religion, friendship, and good and evil. The Pequod represents the thoughts, actions, events, and the many different types of people of the world. The power and authority of Ahab is probably the most obvious evidence of the microcosm. He e...
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King Hamlet Red Light
737 wordsIn Act 1 Scene 5 of Shakespeare s Hamlet, the ghost of King Hamlet can be portrayed as either, a harsh, mean, and demanding father or a caring, nice, and understanding dad. This depends on how you manipulate the lighting, actions, which includes speech, and other special effects. By manipulating the lighting on the ghost of King Hamlet, he can be presented as either a demanding and harsh father or a caring and understanding dad. To present the ghost as a demanding and harsh father you could use ...
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Things They Carried Henry Dobbins
616 wordsCourage means a lot of things. Sometimes courage is the will to fight and overcome; sometimes it is the foresight to run away. And maybe, when the past obscures the present like the shadow of a ghost, courage is the strength to forget. In his compilation of short fiction, The Things They Carried, Tim O? Brien uses the Vietnam War, a shadow of his own past, to illustrate courage in many ways. ? Stockings? is the story of Henry Dobbins, whose courage to fight comes from a good luck charm: his girl...
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Made Up Of Protons Neutrons Protons Neutrons And Electrons Theory
549 wordsThe Superstring Mystery Theory of Everything? In 1979 two scientists met at The Center for Nuclear Research (CERN). These men s names are Michael Green and John Schwarz. John Schwarz had been working on the Theory of Superstring's/ Theory of Everything. Michael Green the younger of the two men was studying all research that he could get his hands on, and was fascinated by the Theory. John Schwarz who had been tired of the Theory of Superstring's and the Theory of Everything in 1974 saw a new pas...
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