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    It was October of my seventh grade year and I found myself sitting in Ms. Keyes’ reading class. One Tuesday afternoon, Ms. Keyes put us in groups based on our reading levels and interests. What interested me the most were books that were suspenseful, full of action, and ones that moved at a fast pace with a colorful cast of characters. Her goal was to get me to enjoy reading again; she made that her personal mission. When I walked into her fifth period class, she had the desks in groups of six. She directed us to our stations where a pile of books awaited and were stacked in the center of each group. When I saw all of the books on each table, I sighed. I walked over to my assigned seat she had given me and plopped down. My first thought was how big and heavy this book appeared to be. I quickly flipped to the back of the book to see how many pages there were. When I saw the number 432, my mouth dropped open. There was no way that I was going to read a four hundred-page book, she must have been crazy. After turning the book back to the cover I saw the title I Am Number Four. The cover looked very intriguing with bright colors so I decided to check it out. When I opened the book, the musty smell hit me. It seemed to me that these books must have been trapped in a box and left in a closet for a few years. When I turned back to Ms. Keyes she saw the unhappiness in my eyes and she knew it was going to be a challenge to get me to read this book. She informed the class that each pod…

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    most famous Islamic architects. Even after Süleyman’s death, patrons from the royal family and ruling elite sponsored the development of architecture and art throughout the empire. During the late 15th and early 16th century, the arts experienced major developments, the most significant ones being in artistic fields such as architecture, textiles, calligraphy and ceramics. Other than Istanbul, which was recognized as a major artistic, architectural and commercial centre, many cities in the…

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    well-to-do families to help run the place, they took care of children, nursed the sick, and was open to anyone who needed to pour out their troubles. By the second year of existence, Hull-House held up to two thousand visitors a week. There were many classes and courses available such as, kindergarten classes for young ones in the mornings, for older children there were club meetings in the afternoons, and for older adults there were also club meetings and courses which eventually turned into…

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    Page of 3 Predicting the FuturaCostco. Crayola. Louis Vuitton. Wes Anderson.These iconsall owe Paul Renner for their specific type of success.The Bauhaus-inspired typeface designer created thesans seriftypefaceFutura, one of the most-used typefaces of the 20thcentury. Renner’s talents extended beyond simply being a typographer: healso took on the role ofteacher, book designer, and design theorist, writing several books on graphic design.Renner was born in Germany in 1878. His mother passed away…

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    of the only women in the book and she faces a lot of discrimination based on her gender. George said, "She’s gonna make a mess. They’s gonna be a bad mess about her. She’s a jail bait all set on the trigger. That Curley got his work cut out for him. Ranch with a bunch of guys on it ain’t no place for a girl, specially like her." (Steinbeck 54.) Based on this quote in the book, it shows that the men in the book don’t think highly of Curley’s wife. They think that a woman should not be on the…

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    Jane Addams And Feminism

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    it. The name of the mansion went from The Hull Mansion to the Hull House. The purpose of the Hull House was to “provide a center for a higher civic and social life: to institute and maintain educational and philanthropic enterprises and to investigate and improve the conditions in the industrial districts of Chicago”(Nobel Lectures, 2017). Jane Addams wanted the house to cater to the community. She received to many request and acted upon the request quickly. The Hull House providing various…

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    Buck Press Case Study

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    Buck Press considers processes and procedures out-side these established procedures as modifications that must be brought under control. This formalization is pushed by efficiency; reduction in variance increases predictability, and increases in predictability allow for improvements in efficiency for the company. At Buck Press examples, relevant to product production and assembly include how a book publisher manages the workflow from completed children’s books to final bookbinding. The decision…

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    Charlemagne brought in scholars from all across his empire and even beyond it. This is what historians refer to as the Carolingian renaissance, and was fueled by Charlemagne’s perception of having received a divinely ordained mission. As a result of the sheer extant of resources that Charlemagne used to back this mission, there was a significant increase in the circulation and standardization of basic Christian literature. Additionally, advances in bookbinding and handwriting; the letters we…

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    Focusing the on the influence of the African icon (mask) was that a different mask was made to represent every type of emotion or function. This is why out of all the other exhibits the African art collection was my favorite. Looking at the exhibit of Islamic art there was a vast amount of history that I did not know. I mainly thought of the Islamic art to be about the Qur’an or Muhammad when in reality there was more Art in Islam. One of the pieces of art that caught my eye was the Mihrab…

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    Upon opening in 1919, courses included bookbinding, printmaking, weaving, and metalwork. Painting, sculpture, pottery and cabinet making were added the following year. In 1921 Dutch designer Theo van Doesburg visits Bauhaus encouraging the move away from emotional art to something that could be easily reproduced for a large number of people. This encourages Gropius to focus on mixing artistic design with an industrial application. He even creates a new slogan for the school, “Art and…

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