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    Formal Analysis: David Bourdon and Gregory Battcock David Bourdon and Gregory Battcock is an oil on canvas piece by the artist Alice Neel. In this piece you see two seated men, one in suit and tie and the other only in underwear. Both men seem to be staring off into the distance with disinterest. This piece is actually a portrait of the openly gay couple. Alice specialized in portraits and bringing attention to features others usually didnt say much about although you could not help think of. All Alice did was put it in a painting. This piece’s success atributes to a few artistic elements such as color, balance, and content. The neutral versus bright colors represent the position of these men. Balance in the painting give it a sense of harmony and equal parts. Content is what this piece is all about with both the content we see and the content we understand.…

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    is the question.” Shakespeare a renowned writer and think pondered this very idea, can I just stop being me? Build a completely new person to sail the same vessel? If one could capture their identity or that of another what would it look like and how would it take form? Which would be more true to the form a self-evaluation or that of another? Alice Neel and John Currin are both artist who take identity very serious in relation to their work. They use the idea of identity to push and shape…

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    appearance and the comparisons between her and other famous female figures. At the start of Rebecca, the narrator describes herself as a “little scrubby schoolboy with a passion for a sixth-form prefect” and had a “youthful, unpowdered face” which shows how young she was when she was working for Mrs Van Hopper. It is safe to say that Maxim, not unlike the reader, sees the narrator as a child despite them being married. For example, he insists three times that the narrator dress up as Alice in…

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    ‘You must leave Wonderland immediately, the great and powerful Queen of Hearts is after you. When she finds out you are here she will not stop until you are her prisoner.’ ‘Why what is wrong? What has happened that she needs me.” A worried look came across my face. ‘Please help me get home before it's too late.’ A tear ran down my cheek. The Mad Hatter hugged me and said ‘he would never let her take me.’ I hugged him back harder and the rest of the animals at the table all hugged me too. At…

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    John Griffith believe that, “Alice offers to readers... a splendid opportunity to learn respect instead of suspicion for one of the great modes of literature, satire” (Frey and Griffith). Presenting this type of literature to young readers will give them a better understanding of the absurdity of adulthood and the corrupt judicial system of Victorian England. In Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the Queen of Hearts symbolizes English authority and the corrupt manner in which decisions are made.…

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    Alice in wonderland is a children’s novel that has entire worlds of meaning to different people. The story is told in a very childish matter and begins with the tale of our young friend Alice who upon seeing a white rabbit running, she begins to chase the white rabbit and falls down the rabbit’s hole and winds up finding herself in a very peculiar world. Right away as Alice explores the rabbit hole she stumbles across many things that don’t belong such as cupboards and dressers and she quickly…

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    shown whithin chapter two “The Pool of Tears”. Alice is faced with the obstical of being too large from drinking a bottle of liquid, this presents a problem for her as she desperately tries to get into the garden ‘lying down on her side, to look through into the garden with one eye’ (17) This gives the reader more of a understanding about how large she has become, the imagery of Alice lying down but not being able to do anything else other than peep through the door is very vivid, even though it…

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    "My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered on December 6, 1973." (Sebold 1). The Novel The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold is a story of a young fourteen-year-old girl named Susie. In this novel, Susie is raped and murdered leading to a great amount of grief for her and the people around her. Similarly, whenever Sebold was a young woman in college, she was raped leading to traumatic experiences along with being told she was “lucky to be alive” since…

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    stick d) Talking Parrot e) Water Bottle 8) Interpret the following Mondegreens a) I watched the movie Diana Day b) Dry your bowel outside c) I have to grate the products d) Cut the rose to fight the space Answer a) I watched the movie Die Another Day b) Dry your towel outside c) I have to rate the products d) Cut the nose to spite the face 9) list out some names of businesses that use & as the integral part of the name 6. Same same but different Homonym, homograph, homophone, heteronym,…

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    ‘Still I Rise’ by the American, Maya Angelou presents the character of a black woman who is oppressed in the 1970s but refuses to accept this. ‘Disabled’ by Wilfred Owen, however, is concerned with a character who is ‘broken’ after the disabilities he suffers in the First World War at the beginning of the twentieth century. The poem ‘Still I Rise’ is about a woman who discloses that she will overcome anything due to her self-confidence. The line ‘But still, like dust, I’ll rise’ is a metaphor…

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