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  • The Mulberry Tree Analysis

    The title of this painting is the Winter (The Vicarage Garden under Snow) by Vincent van Gogh. The date of the painting is probably January 1885. The medium is oil on canvas, mounted to panel. The scale is 23 x 31-1/8 in. (58.4 x 79.1 cm). Second painting I chose is The Mulberry Tree by Vincent van Gogh. The date of is October 1889. The medium is oil on canvas. The scale is 21-1/4 x 25-1/2 in. (54 x 65 cm). Vincent van Gogh was the second born of six children. His family was in a religious Dutch Reformed Church in the south of the Netherlands. Vincent van Gogh's parents were Theodorus Van Gogh and he was a clergyman. His mother was Anna Cornelia Carbentus. This painting shows us that it was taking during a cold winter day. You can see the bare trees in a row and everything and a man who seems is shoveling the snow. In Mulberry Tree shows a tree from a garden. In the centered on the canvas and it is growing along a rock hillside. In the article, Van Gogh: The Mulberry Tree, it stated, “The ground is made up of short quick brushstrokes of white and pale browns”. The strong contrast is creating a dark green and brown of the tree trunk. Need help thesis. The similarities between The Vicarage Garden and Mulberry Tree it was both taking outdoors. The second similarly is the both pictures have a tree. They are both similar because he was expressing how he felt during the time he did these paintings. The three formal elements I chose are: line, color, and pattern/shape. In…

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  • The Role Of Animals In Maus By Art Spiegelman

    In his graphic novel, “Maus”, Art Spiegelman tells a survivor’s tale of his father, Vladek Spiegelman. Valdek was a Jewish-Polish survivor of World War II. He endures many hardships as the graphic novel progresses, including but not limited to the loss of his first son, Richieu, numerous prison camps, and bankruptcy. However, what is unique about this graphic novel is the way it is illustrated—animals replace humans as the characters of the story. Jews are portrayed as mice, the Germans as cats,…

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  • The Pearl Summary

    The main character, Kino, is a poor Mexican-Native American man who lives in the small town of La Paz with his wife, Juana, and his newborn son Coyotito. One morning Kino and Juana spotted a scorpion climbing down the rope that holds Coyotito’s hanging box crib. As Kino tried to carefully remove the scorpion from the rope, Coyotito knocked the scorpion down, causing it to sting him in the shoulder. As Juana tried to suck the poison quickly out of Coyotito, his wailing screams and cries of pain…

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  • How Does Steinbeck Characterize Kino's Greed

    According to an online article, greed is driven by deprivation which is caused by a need for something that is inaccessible. When Kino discovers the pearl, he thinks that he has salvaged his family from an unruly lifestyle. However, Kino consistently focused on obtaining the maximum amount of money he can when he sells the pearl for the medicine to save his son, which further introduced that Kino is greedy for money. Early in the novel, the author suggests that “It is not good to want a thing…

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  • The Pearl Movie Vs Book

    In 2009 ,Maya Entertainment made a movie for the Novel The Pearl by John Steinbeck.Both the movie and the book both take place in La Paz ,Mexico. In both the movie and the book Kino finds the Great Pearl and his child Coyotito gets bitten by a scorpion . Very similar things that happen in the book have happened in the Novel For example Kino throws the Pearl in the water to try and make the bad luck go away . However , the movie is very different from the book because it leaves out certain…

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  • The History Of Steinbeck's Fishing Out Of Monterey Bay

    It all begins in Monterey Bay California, where author Johnathan Steinbeck and a close friend by the name of Ed Ricketts seek out boat and crew for a Marine Science expedition. Fishing out of Monterey bay is no strange occurrence, but Steinbeck’s and Ricketts voyage was quite different from all the other boating operations in the area. They were planning on sailing into the Sea of Cortez between the boarder of Mexico, and Baja California. This territory at the time was still being explored and…

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  • Essay On Vincent Van Gogh

    He has influenced with his way to paint, the light and the colour the idea of XX century painting. He sadly passed away 29 June 1890 due to the effect of his mental illness. He committed suicide from a gunshot wound, in his apartment in Auvers-sur-Oise France at the age of 37. He suffered a series of psychotic attacks, which made him even more paranoid, that these attacks may influence his creativity and mental health. Van Gogh was born in a middle-class family. He was a very serious young…

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  • What Does Vincent Van Gogh's What It Means To Be Creative?

    The segment written by S.I. Hayakawa “What It Means to Be Creative” went over countless aspects of being a creator that are witnessed in Van Gogh’s life. Van Gogh “was born in Groot-Zondert, Holland on March 30, 1853” (Impact, the Net.). He had many jobs before becoming an artist, which included a clerk, art salesman, and preacher. From around 1888 to current, since his paintings are sought after to this day Vincent Van Gogh is considered one of the famous painters of his time. He only sold one…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh Potato Eaters

    He suffered seizures and temporal lobe epilepsy. Since he worked with lead paint, many predict that he nibbled at paint chips. Also a popular drink that was going around between artists was Thujone. This was a toxin, which “worked against his epilepsy”. Vincent then passes away on the 29th of July 1890 at the age of 37. He then is buried in the city of France Auvers—sur—Oise. In conclusion, Vincent van Gogh is an important artist that helped art thrives in a completely new way. He helped…

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  • Who Is Vincent Van Gogh?

    He was improving and was ready to be let out by March of 1889, but last minute he confided to the unofficial chaplain, Frederic Salles, that he wanted to be put into an asylum. Vincent was placed in an asylum in early May 1889, and his brother Theo paid the asylum fees. His condition remained stable for a while and he was able to get a lot of work done, such as Starry Night. After a trip to Arles, van Gogh experienced a relapse, and then another one in January which lasted until March of 1890.…

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