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    Annie Leibovitz was born on October 2, 1949 in Waterbury Connecticut. She first became interested in art while attending Northwood High School where she wrote and played music. She then studied painting at the San Francisco Art Institute. After living on an Israeli kibbutz for a short period of time, Leibovitz returned to the United States and started working for Rolling Stone magazine. When she started working for Rolling Stone magazine, she worked as a staff photographer. At the age of 23, Leibovitz had been working for Rolling Stone for just two years and had been promoted to chief photographer. Annie Leibovitz’s trademarked technique was developed while she worked with Rolling Stone. This technique involved using bold primary colors and…

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    Miley Cyrus’ Vanity Fair Scandal Miley Cyrus, the renowned daughter of country star Billy Ray Cyrus acquired a passion for acting and singing at a young age. In 2004, Cyrus landed the role of Hannah Montana in a Disney series targeted to young teens. The series depicted Cyrus as a young pop star who reserved her celebrity identity in order to be a normal teenager. Cyrus gained record setting success from the wide reception of the Disney series coupled with her music. However, in 2008 Miley…

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    crowd of Trump-protesters, whose back of head is spilling blood, and the crowd is hounding him in hot pursuit. When a reporter asks Trump-protesters why they ignite Trump’s “Make America Great Again” caps, she receives responses of cursing Donald Trump without reasonable explanations. The election has ended, but the protests persist; some of the rallies are evolving into organized violence. What could possibly cause those protesters to coalesce and act foolishly? In social psychology, people are…

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    In the story we see “Momma” being picked on by some white girls while she stands on the porch. “ ““Naw, Helen, you ain’t standing like her. This here’s it.” Then she lifted her chest, folded her arms and mocked that strange carriage that was Annie.” As this goes on, Annie Henderson just stands there and continues to sing. She doesn’t get louder to tone out the mocking or get softer to show that the girls have affected her. As the girls say bye to her she stops sing to say, “Bye, Miz Helen, bye,…

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    In Annie Dillard’s essay, Living Like Weasels, Dillard uses stylistic writing to make her story more universally understandable, starting from her initial encounter the with a weasel and the life lesson she took out of the encounter. The essay gives its readers an unusual comparison between the life of human beings and the life of weasels. There is also a physical description of how Ernest Thompson shot an eagle and found the skull of a weasel clinging to its throat which was a perfect symbol of…

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    This is a quotation taken from Katherine Mansfield’s short story ‘’The Voyage’’. The story is about a young girl called Fenella, after the death of her mother she went with her grandmother to move in her Grandparent’s house in Picton, which is inspired from Mansfield’s personal life when she had to move out from her home in Wellington, New Zealand to London, England. Mansfield uses imageries, metaphors, and the setting to convey the two main ideas of darkness and light and the transformation of…

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    How did an increased interest in theosophy in the 19th century influence the direction of modern art? Theosophy, as a philosophical belief system, can be traced back to ancient times. Through her two part Isis Unveiled (1877), and her theosophical society, Russian Born Mme Helena Blavatsky, a religious mystic, played a huge part in reinstating the dogmas of theosophy into the art world. Isis Unveiled was written during a time of significant change around the globe. In 1859 Charles Darwin…

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    Annie Leonard

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    Annie Leonard, best known for the creation of an animated documentary about the life cycle of Stuff and entitled “The Story of Stuff”, explains in a namesake book the polluting process through which the Stuff is created and eventually dismissed. Her message is clear: we not only have too much Stuff (she prefers not using the word goods, “since goods are so often anything but good”), we also do not use it properly. Annie Leonard is an American environmental activist whose greatest aim is the…

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    A head strong woman who followed the steps of Henry David Thoreau to write the book “Pilgrim at Tinker Creek” and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. She isolated her self in the wilderness and solely compared her observations with her thoughts on society and religion. In Dillard’s younger years she was considered a firecracker. She had many talents from drawing, painting to insect collecting, however her true passion was ball playing. Dillard was not afraid to sun bathe in outdoor activities, in…

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    According to Critical Theory Today by Lois Tyson, “defenses are the process by which the contents of our unconscious are kept to the unconscious” (Tyson 15). Defenses can also be described as helping protect oneself from painful experiences. Sometimes defenses fail which cause anxiety, but anxiety also helps reveal specific core issues. Tyson states, “core issues are those deeply rooted, psychological problems that are the source of our self-destructive behavior” (Tyson 16). In the novel The…

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