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    All About “Auguste Escoffier” Auguste Escoffier, or as otherwise known as, “The King of Chefs” was born in Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, France. He was born on October 28, 1846 and his career took off at the age of 12 when he entered into apprenticeship in his uncle’s restaurant. This vastly efficient and prominent Chef spent most of his life excelling in the cookery business and essentially making a name for himself. Primarily, at the age of 19 he started working at another apprenticeship, this time working in Paris and ultimately this led to him being the first great chef who worked directly for the public throughout his entire career. Escoffier stands out because most chef’s in this time period were privately employed, but Escoffier never was in a private employ and spent most of his time in his Nice, France working alongside his uncle. What was most appealing about Escoffier was that his talent mainly focused on…

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    Chef By John Favreau

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    Chef is a comedy movie directed and written by Jon Favreau. All of Jon's movies that he has directed are full of excitement, adventure, thoughtful messages, and neither of them are alike. Chef is a part of this description, no doubt. Chef is an amazing comedy movie that teaches a very wonderful message and a relation between a father and son. Chef is about a Chef named Carl Casper who has been working at a Los Angeles restaurant. Carl is divorced from his wife Inez, who have a ten year old son…

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    She was actually taught in the craft and heavily influenced by the famous artist Auguste Rodin, as she began working in his workshop early in her career. Claudel and Rodin were deeply entangled with each other artistically, professionally, and romantically. She became Rodin’s muse, model, confidante, and eventually entered an on-again off-again affair with him. Though they did eventually break apart for good after ending the romantic aspect of their relationship, and a fairly amicable…

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    considered to be a more rational explanation to crime; this correlates with the idea that knowledge altered the original proposed theory. Moving on from the classical and neoclassical theories introduces the positivist theory. A lot was going on when positivist theory emerged: the American (1775-1783) and French (1789-1799) revolutions, the merging of a powerful middle class, and the rise of the industrial revolution. Among the founders of positive philosophy and, according to some, the first…

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    Auguste Rodin is perhaps best known for his iconic bronze sculpture The Thinker. Amongst his other works is another bronze piece titled The Vulcan’s Forge, cast in 1905. The rectangular relief sculpture features a group of five ancient Roman men smithing at a forge. The group is transfixed on their tiring task to the point that they have no connection to the world around them, nor do they have notable purpose; they are slaves to their work. Additionally, the juxtaposition of archaic subject…

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    interpretation of the Seated Scribe, first starting off with the history behind it. Zucker states the importance of the statue, "not only what it tells about Egyptian Society, but also because it 's a remarkably distinct sculpture ("Old Kingdom: Seated Scribe")." This is also when they dive into its characteristics. Harris describes the figure as looking, "very human, very natural ("Old Kingdom: Seated Scribe")." She also states his level of importance because he was able to write, which back…

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    Auguste Rodin

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    Auguste Rodin, a well-known artist amazes the world with one of the most famous piece of sculpture The Thinker. A full size bronze located in front of the Rodin museum in Paris, a copy of his work can be found in many countries around the world. The Thinker have been an icon or a symbol for many scholars and a replica of the piece can be seen in more than 30 countries. The robust sculpture measured approximately 71.50 cm in height, 58 cm in length and 40 cm in width. Depicted as a naked man who…

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    committed, and provide the justice that the criminals deserve. This is an action that is deeply engrained in him, and the one time Dexter begins to reflect human’s emotions, he is quickly able to turn it around. “I could have killed Arthur Mitchell the first chance I got” (Manos, Season 5, Ep. 1) Right after the death of his wife, Dexter realized that the side he was trying to suppress, the side that was able to decipher the justice these murderers deserved had been pushed down to far inside of…

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    In Poe’s detective stories “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” and “The Purloined Letter,” Dupin serves as a model of rational deduction. Dupin seems to have almost supernatural deductive ability in solving mysteries. Since Dupin’s use of reason to solve mysteries is central to these stories, determining Poe’s views on the nature of reasoning is critical to an understanding of their meaning. Hurh (2012) argues that the description of Dupin’s dual nature of “the creative and the resolvent” (Poe,…

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    Detective stories are one of the most complicated genres there are. With a good detective story comes many aspects: a good crime, a thorough investigation, some red herrings to throw the reader off, and a lot of action. But, most of all, detective stories need a good and qualified detective at the helm. Easily the most famous of all detectives in the genre and possibly the world is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes. Being the most enduring character of detective stories, he is known for…

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