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    The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock is a poem of despair. On the surface, its primary theme is that of an aging man who longs for youth, dreads social encounters, is sexually frustrated, and...

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    We'll never know the answer to that question, because the first painter existed long before written history. In 2012, a discovery was made in caves in Spain of paintings showing a red sphere,...

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    A critical appreciation is a written work that examines and evaluates a piece of literature from a discerning and critical point of view. Basically, it's something written by a reader that...

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    It's difficult to fully grasp why any particular artist—or celebrity—acquires their fame. Especially considering that art is a subjective field, it's important to look at both the art itself...

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    In Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Grover Underwood is Percy's protector. He becomes a central character in multiple plot lines in the Percy Jackson series. While many of the...

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    An elegy is a sorrowful poem that bemoans the death of a person, a particular life event, or even a way of life that no longer exists. Written in a somber or mournful tone, intended to elicit...

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    This scene comes during the time when the Ghost of Christmas Present is escorting Scrooge. At this time, Scrooge is just beginning to feel transformed by the experiences the spirits show him, so...

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    A fine art print refers to the work produced when an artist uses ink and plates to make an impression on a surface. No matter how many images they create from the plate, each piece is considered an...

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    After nearly 200 years of British influence and rulership, India gained its independence in 1947. The “Mountbatten Plan” (named for the British Viceroy who signed it) divided India into two...

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    Some scholars would argue that Karabekian, the artist who also makes an appearance in Breakfast of Champions and Deadeye Dick before his final appearance in the mock-autobiography Bluebeard, is an...

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    We can break down the musical elements of Kesha’s “TiK ToK” into its sonic and lyrical characteristics. Sonically, this piece represents a combination of dance-pop and electropop, with the...

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    Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, is the title character of William Shakespeare's longest and arguably most influential play. The tragedy has been continuously retold for four centuries in nearly every...

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    Van Gogh's work was treated largely with indifference during his lifetime. Famously, he only sold one painting. And it was only in the years following his death that he, along with other...

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    The term Romanticism is most often applied to the British poets of the late 1700s to the early 1800s, including William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John Keats, and Percy Shelley, to name a...

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    Primary and secondary forms of data are classified on the basis of who has collected the data. Primary data is data personally collected by the investigator. It is raw data that has been collected...

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    In this poem from the "Songs of Innocence" section of his eighteenth-century collection Songs of Innocence and Experience, Blake offers a gentle observation of life over the span of a day in a...

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    Gary Paulsen's Hatchet is one of the great survival stories in literary history, and arguably the most famous featuring a young adult protagonist. The novel tells the story of 13-year-old Brian...

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    Because the first question is strictly opinion, I would encourage you to think about your experiences in going to the theater. What requests are made during the announcements before a show?...

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    Leonardo Da Vinci has been a hero of mine since high school, so this is a very exciting one for me to answer. While most people know Da Vinci for his paintings, he actually did not do that many. As...

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    The central conflict of the play Travesties rests on the antithetical virtues of Dadaism and Aestheticism. This main conflict is played out against the backdrop of the divergent natures of...

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    There are many questions asked here, so this response will essentially be a summary and an analysis of the work in question. This painting, The Death of General Wolfe, was painted by Benjamin West....

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    Bebop is a type of modern jazz that was popular between 1940 and 1955. Bebop musicians essentially added to the traditional 7-chord harmonies with improvised chords from the 12-note chromatic...

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    The Hellenistic Period is the time span between the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BCE until 31 BCE, when the Romans took control of the lands conquered by Alexander the Great. It succeeded...

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    The word "logo" is a shortening of the full word "logotype," which is a graphic emblem or symbol; a logo can also contain text or numbers. Logos are used by individuals, groups, or commercial...

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    The context of the "Star-Spangled Banner" is that it was written by Francis Scott Key during the War of 1812 about the British bombardment of Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore. The...

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    Fabric architecture includes the use of fabrics in tensile membrane structures, as well as fabric shades and sculptures. Fabric architectural pieces can be made of PVC coated polyester, which is...

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    One of the principles of modern design and architecture is that "form follows function." This saying means that things should be designed in a way that answers to the need at hand rather than just...

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    When examining the lyrics to Scott Joplin's classic ragtime composition Maple Leaf Rag, it is important to keep in mind that the lyrics were written some time after the 1899 publication of Joplin's...

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    A deus ex machina is a plot device, usually somewhat contrived, that brings about a resolution in a drama. There are two examples in the last act of The Man who Came to Dinner. The first is when a...

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    During the Middle Ages, representations of the Virgin Mary developed into certain well-known types. For example, the Virgin Hodegetria held the infant Jesus in her left arm and pointed towards the...

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    One could argue that a defining characteristic of the difference between the medieval and modern world view is the decline of faith and rise first of reason and then of subjectivity. Medieval or...

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    Your first step in answering this is to examine the underlying assumption of the question. An image does not just "reverberate" on its own in the absence of an audience. A response to a work of art...

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    Since both cultures thrived for thousands of years, beauty standards changed within each culture, but in general terms, both cultures valued youth as beauty. Egyptians favored tall, slim bodies...

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    Contemporary art should, one might argue, continue to be influenced by the classical past while experimenting with the new. To draw a distinction between ancient and modern forms is in fact...

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    The idea of reawakening the artistry and culture of the past and giving new energy to the creative and inquisitive spirit of people is, indeed, one that inspires many. The Renaissance imagery and...

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    This is a challenging question, but three artists jump out: Claude Monet, Vincent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso. All three helped move painting away from a strict realism in which the artist tried to...

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    If you were going to describe the Royal Ontario Museum off the top of your head, that would mean you do so without doing research. If you know a lot about architecture, you could apply that, but...

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    The first official patent for silk screen printing was issued in 1907 to a British inventor, although the process was developed in Song Dynasty China, and had been used in both England and America...

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    Because the field of artwork is broad, I will focus on painting. There are many ways in which medieval painting differed from that of the Renaissance, which is what makes the latter period so...

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    Shading is a technique used in visual arts, such as pencil drawing, to create a sense of depth or dimension and express the relationship between the subject matter and a light source. Shading is...

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    You are off to a great start with your thesis idea. A formal thesis statement encompassing this idea could be worded as follows: Through his unambiguous interpretation of the subject matter at...

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    I would classify Rainier Maria Rilke's poem as a Petrarchan sonnet. Some Petrarchan sonnets consist of two quatrains (stanzas with four lines) and two tercets (stanzas with three lines), which is...

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    By definition, no art pursuit is easy. If art were easy, then it would not be important in our society. Think about it this way: no one thinks that tying one's shoelaces is anything special because...

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    Interesting question. I usually say that my favorite color is blue, but of course it really depends on what the color is part of. I like blue shirts but not blue walls. It's weird, but that's...

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    The idea you have chosen would make an excellent basis for a thesis statement on this poem. Here are three possible ways you could phrase a thesis statement for a critical essay encompassing the...

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    Neoclassicism does still influence architecture and will continue to influence the design and understanding of buildings still to come. Neoclassicism harkens back to the Classical periods of Greek...

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    While being an artist can be seen as an “occupation,” it is most importantly a way of seeing the world, a visual (or auditory or verbal) sensitivity to the outside world, coupled with a desire...

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    Verbal narration is using words to convey a story, or narrative. Though the term "verbal" typically means something which is spoken, a verbal narrative may also be accomplished through the written...

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    Encouraging children and adults to enjoy art comes down to one major step: getting them to understand that being a "good" artist is not necessarily a matter of natural talent or an inherent "gift,"...

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    The notion of art as a form of self-expression is relatively recent. For many societies, art is a way of encapsulating and handing down cultural norms, and serves to foster a sense of community...

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