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    Jamie Lancaster Professor Marissa Vigneault ARTH 3740 The Art of the Steal Albert C. Barnes, a man with an inventive outlook and an explicit objective, built the world’s greatest collection of Post-Impressionist art. After his death, Barnes left his collection and educational institution in a trust. To break apart his trust is to break apart Barnes vision. He mapped out the future of his institution, and for a time after his death, his wishes were followed. The Barnes Foundation gained more attention. With increased traffic in the suburbs, the residents complained. The building was mismanaged, and the trustees and court decided to move the collection. The move baffles Barnes’ supporters and riles up art enthusiasts. Barnes’ supporters claim…

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    My trip to the Barnes Foundation museum was enjoyable and informative. On my trip, as we moved through the galleria I was astounded by how the rooms in the galleria were arranged. It was not like your average museum, with one or two paintings on the walls with a description of it underneath. Instead, there were rooms with paints all over the walls, along with iron work that correlated with the pieces. Our tour guide elaborated on how he did not wish for there to be a description under the pieces…

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    and of course, go from a two to a ten. The magic of that is foundation which comes in a variety of shades for every skin tone out there. However, not all foundations are the same. For example, my first time wearing foundation at the young age of fourteen, I wore starlight beige from Cover Girl thinking it would hide my freckles and pimples, yet I did not know I would be the laughing- stock in middle school with people saying I looked like an Oompa loompa from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory…

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    Barnes and Noble is a bookstore that sells trade books, textbooks, magazines, newspapers and other content. Barnes and Noble has a total of 1,361 bookstores currently in operation, 700 of these are college bookstores where students can buy a small selection of what a normal Barnes and Noble retail store would, as well as textbooks from the college and an array of specific college related items. When Leonard Riggio acquired Barnes and Noble, it was one store on a city block in the 1970s and…

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    Deliver Us from the Labyrinth of Madness: Character Affect in Djuna Barnes 's Nightwood Language is a labyrinth we are born into lost. Only by leaving breadcrumbs, threading our subject, does one remember whence s/he came, where his/her subject ends and begins. Language may offer a solution to reduce problems into simplicity, but for such problems it conceals in language the people suffering within it. The alcoholic, the prostitute, the shameful, are made into monstrous forms by the epithets…

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    past. Ahmeya' memories had faded with the years and when she spoke of her life as a pioneer girl she felt as if she were talking of someone else. Tamataunee was not bothered by her past at all, or the fact that she was white. He had lived by the lake all his life, and had not been affected as much by the settlers taking over the Indian Territory as Ahmeya had. They shared their secrets and laughed at foolish things they had done. Both of them had great respect for the nature around them and were…

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    The border along Mexico and the United States should be taken off because it will bring amazing things to america if we collaborate with Mexicans. CITATIONS: "Mexico–United States Border." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 10 June 2016. N.D. Web. 10 June 2016 "Mexico." Economy: Facts, Population, GDP, Corruption, Business, Trade, Inflation. “Crime in Mexico.” Wikipedia. N.p.: Wikimedia Foundation, 9 June 2016. Web. 10 June 2016. Goo, Sara Kehaulani, and Posts. What Americans want to…

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    Breaking down large academies to smaller educational communities is a reform strategy to create stronger learning infrastructure for youth. In turn, these smaller educational communities provide more attention and personalization to better prepare youth for the real world. Internal changes of educational structure work in collaboration with teachers, advisors, and community advocates. Personalization programs that connect youth with adults are becoming more and more common. Mentoring…

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    beauty of a building you should look at; it’s the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time,’ was a famous quote by David Allen Coe, quote provided by blogger guy (2015). As the quote states, without the great consideration that goes into the construction of the foundation, it would not matter how beautiful the building is as over time the building would collapse. Foundations provide a medium for the loads to be transferred from the structure to the ground, there are many…

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    Metaphor and Symbolism in Langston Hughes’s My People My people is one of Langston Hughes’ poems which is about working class black African American people. In this poem, he compared the beauty of nature to the beauty of his people. My people is a very short poem, built in three stanzas which consist of two lines in each stanza. This poem was written in simple language, therefore, the readers can easily understand what he is trying to convey. I believe, beneath its simple words, this poem…

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