Auguste Rodin

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  • The Vulcan's Forge Analysis

    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 matter in a modern piece leads me to believe Rodin is opposed to classical hypermasculinity and the traditional idea that hard work is done by men. The sculpture is the color of the alloy it is cast in and has a smooth, shiny surface. Despite the overall…

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  • Auguste Rodin Despair 1890 Analysis

    When it comes to expressing human emotions art is an excellent vehicle to convey them, whether they are simple ones like anger or happiness to more abstract ideas such as existentialism, being connected to something larger than oneself or isolation. This work could also be about the artist mindset at the time he made this. Simply named Despair, 1890, by Auguste Rodin, (13 3/4 x 23 x 17 1/4 in. (34.9 x 58.4 x 43.8 cm)) shows a man lying on naked on a rock on his side with his head covered by his…

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  • How Do Theories Change Over Time

    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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  • The Seated Scribe: The Most Possible Sculpture

    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 Escoffier: The King Of Chef

    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…

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  • The Purloined Letter Essay

    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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  • The Murders In The Rue Morgue And The Purloined Letter Analysis

    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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  • The Blood Pit Book Analysis

    The Blood Pit Kate Ellis is a crime fiction writer known for her ability to incorporate medieval history and archaeology in her crime and mystery novels. The historical facts used to illustrate Kate’s novels enrich its plots providing readers not only with the excitement of solving mysteries but also with interesting facts about history of the medieval times. The Wesley Peterson series is an example of her mystery and history blend, it is an exciting series of eighteen crime novels in which she…

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  • Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone Character Analysis

    In this essay, the characterization of two characters, Harry Potter in “Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s stone” and Sherlock Holmes in “The Boscombe Valley Mystery” are the two heroes which would be analyzed. Their characterization would be discussed in two ways. Firstly, how their appearance presented. Secondly, how their actions, which the speech and thought are included, help to present the image of the heroic character. In my point of view, hero is a person who is outstanding with high…

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  • The Narrator's Language In The Tell-Tale Heart By Edgar Allen Poe

    1. Introduction One of Edgar Allen Poe's most famous short stories is "The Tell-Tale Heart", which was first published in 1843. The story is told by an unnamed narrator, who describes in a very detailed way the murder he committed. His victim is the old man he lives with/ he is living with. The narrator's only and not very justifiable reason for his deed is that he is afraid of the old man's vulture eye and that in order to get rid of his fear he has to kill the old man. After his deed is done,…

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