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    aviation field? If you haven’t come up with the answer yet, it’s Amelia Earhart. Amelia was born on July 24, 1897 in Atchison, Kansas and died around the day of July 2, 1937. Amelia Earhart is one of the most significant figures in the twentieth century because of her role in women’s rights, the records she set in her aviation career, and she was a role model to many people around the world. For many years, men had been superior to women in most areas of work. Amelia Earhart wanted to…

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    John Juzek Violin Analysis

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    The violin selected for this assignment is a John Juzek Violin. It is a beautiful handmade wooden full size (4/4) violin with a carved spruce wood top, a flamed maple back, and an ivory inlaid tailpiece. The violin is fitted with prelude dominant strings and an Aubert Bridge. The violin came with an accompanying German bow. The violin has a beautiful tonal quality lacking any dead spots in the sound while played in 4th (1st shift) position. Some of the special qualities this violin possesses…

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    Picasso Vs Matisse

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    Comparing the Artistic Works of Cézanne, Matisse, and Picasso The beginning of the 20th century marked a transition from rural and agrarian based lifestyles to the urbanized and industrial based society that exists today. This rapid change in social ways of life introduced new ways of thinking about and reacting to society’s modern aesthetics. In regards to the creation of new ways of thinking for the modern era, the realm of art was not left out of this. New artistic styles such as…

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    Celie

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    1) The setting of this book takes place in rural Georgia in the first half of the 20th Century. This novel highlights the struggle of several black women during a time when equal rights weren’t shared and the African-American race was typically discriminated. This is proven in the novel as Celie, the main character is “constantly subjected to abuse and discrimination for being ugly.” (spark notes) She does little to change this and in the beginning of the novel, she struggles fight back Alfonso,…

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    Chinese Cultural Revolution, “Mao encouraged marauding Red Guards to terrorize class enemies… killing perhaps 7 million” (322), and the 20th century became known as the “century of genocide”. However, in chapter six, Pinker argues that even genocide has declined throughout the centuries. He explains that, “The decline of genocide over the last third of a century, then, maybe traced to the upswing of some of the same factors the drove down interstate and civil wars…” (342). Autocracy nations…

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    Both writers see narrative as overwhelmingly malleable, shattering traditional novel forms. Milan Kundera’s The Book of Laughter and Forgetting is diffuse with, tone, plot, and characters seem to wander all over the map. Gunter Grass’ My Century is constructed in a similar manor. However, both novels carry a strong thematic and emotional content. Kubdera’s shattered, oblique approach to narrative, and Grass’ step-by-step march through the years. This essay will comment on the effectiveness of…

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    In the early 20th century there were a lot of social and societal changes happening, and in Metamorphosis Kafka uses the absurd to explore and highlight different social themes ranging from work to the roles of women in society. One of the main things that Kafka uses the absurd to explore is the life of working people. When Gregor first wakes up and he realizes that he is infact a bug, He 's not terribly concerned by it. He is infact more concerned by the fact that he is late for work that that…

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    The Similarities and Differences Between the Governments of Qing China and The Ottoman Empire in the 19th and 20th Centuries The governments of both Qing China and the Ottoman Empire had many significant similarities and differences during the nineteenth and and turn of the twentieth centuries. Three outstanding similarities between these two glorious empires during this time are that they had many reforms, the intervention of the Europeans was part of the reason why both declined, and that…

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    Essay On End Of Life Care

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    End of Life Care can be a hard decision to make whether you’re the patient who wants makes decision on how you want your own care done or a love one who has to make the ultimate decision. This type of care is provided to patients during their final stages of life. Whether its palliative care that can help relieve some of their symptoms that arise from diseases or disorders that are curable or incurable to hospice that provides care to patients including children who are diagnosed with incurable…

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    True West SFMOMA Art Response: Commercialism of Women in California On the visit to SFMOMA, one of the strongest impression I had about many artworks is the way that many artists portray women as objects consumed by the audiences. The first work attracted me is Wayne Thiebaud’s figurative work “Girl with Pink Hat” created in 1973. Wayne Thiebaud is a representative of the first generation Bay Area figurative movement, which abandoned the prevailing style of Abstract Expressionism and returned…

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