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    small girl from Sun Prairie Wisconsin no one expected her to become as successful as she was (Unknown B 1). With the help of her husband, Alfred Stieglitz and her talent she went on to create masterful works (Unknown B 1). O’Keeffe once said, “To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage.” (Unknown F 1). From her deep cool abstract images, to her delicate up close flower paintings you can tell that Georgia O’Keeffe loved to try new things and enjoyed painting images from her mind and the world around her. Her works were beautiful and complex, and like nothing seen…

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    drawings, and paintings. Her career took off with the generous help of Arthur Dow, an American artist and teacher. As an art student in New York and Chicago, she could easily replicate the work of others. However, Georgia wanted to paint her “own way,” so she dropped out of the school and stopped painting. She soon found Arthur Dow, who taught her useful art techniques that she could use in her artwork. In 1916, her work was exhibited in New York for the first time. She was assigned a solo show…

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    while, she moved to Texas to teach art (“Georgia O’Keeffe: About the Painter”). Eventually she became supervisor of art in Amarillo Texas public schools (O’Keefe, Georgia). While teaching in Texas, O’Keefe became frustrated with her own work and stopped paining. Her love of art was rekindled, however, after taking a class at the Teacher’s College of Columbia University in South Carolina. The class was taught by Arthur Dove who helped O’Keefe “find something of her own” in her artwork (“Georgia…

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    Georgia O’Keeffe became famous almost on accident. She had mailed a few of her drawing to a friend telling her to keep them to herself. That friend couldn’t help but show them off to the considerably famous photographer Alfred Stieglitz (www.okeeffemuseum.org). Stieglitz included her in a group show of 1916 and began an extraordinary collaboration of the two (120). O’Keeffe is known for her symmetrically balanced work of art, Deer’s Skull with Pedernal (121). The deer skull is flawlessly…

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    1800s to the 1970s. Specifically, he was born on October 16, 1890 in Manhattan, NY (New York City) during the time Benjamin Harrison was president of the USA. He was known for his photography, but nobody knew that he made films as well. Part of his early life was, obviously, he was born October 16, 1890. His parents were of the Bohemian nationality. During his teenage years, he was a student of renowned documentary photographer Lewis Hine at the Ethical Culture…

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    So far, I personally consider the fine art photographs as those with great compositions, the mixture of light and color, the magical quality, as well as the meaningful contemplation, and I would like to appreciatively describe one fine art photograph—Winter, Fifth Avenue given by Alfred Stieglitz. Accompanied by pure photography style, Stieglitz was instrumental in helping make photography the fine art, and this eye-catching image, Winter, Fifth Avenue, is one of his best known works captured in…

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    The Lady of Shalott: Tantalus’s Daughter Alfred Lord Tennyson is a Victorian poet who seldom strays out of narrative territory. His poems are stories, and “The Lady of Shalott” is no exception. The Lady of Shalott, for whom the poem is titled after, is a heartbreaking heroine who spends most of her life locked away in a tower, only to finally emerge and softly depart from the world. In the short span of four parts, her tale spans the themes of dreams, imprisonment, misogyny, and death. Not only…

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    Poetry is a journey into a new world of language that leaves readers fascinated. Poets take their time to intermingle different forms of figurative language to present their topic in a way that takes time to understand. By using rhetorical devices a poet is capable of taking short stanzas and making them into a work of art that can leave the reader guessing the intended meaning for generations. Well written poems contain various types of rhetorical devices such as imagery, metaphors, similes,…

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    Neutral Tones Analysis The poem ‘Neutral Tones’ by Thomas Hardy is a dark, solemn poem, reflecting on the termination of a relationship that he had in the late 1860s. It has a very melancholic note and in the duration of the poem, he shows the sadness and emotions in the narrator. The poem was published in 1898, however at the bottom of the poem he marked it as being written in 1867, perhaps he did not want it to be published then, before he met Eliza Nickels. It has a rhyme pattern of ABBA as…

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    Within “The Lady of Shallot”, James R. Kincaid argues that through the contrasting elements of fiction and reality, negative results occur as a means of drawing attention to the perpetual uncertainty within Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem, “The Lady of Shallot”. This level of ambiguity is emphasized within the text through the Lady’s lack of agency, causing the events of the poem to be enacted on her rather than through her own devise. Kinkaid pushes forth the idea that the text removes the Lady’s…

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