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    Etruscan Mirrors Vs. Cloud Gate Modern versus Ancient, 2006 versus 300 B.C. and in some regards a culture versus a culture. The two pieces of art at face value are inconceivable to compare and seem distinctively different. Though, many differences there are a few similarities between the two pieces of art; The Etruscan Mirrors and The Cloud Gate that stem beyond the looks and into the symbolism and meaning for creation and the attempted message that the artists were trying to convey. Starting with the Etruscan Mirrors which were created by the Etruscans. A “civilization which flourished between c. 1000 and 100 B.C” (Adams 181) These mirrors were a specific combination of tin and copper together creating a cast bronze. These Mirrors were…

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    Cloud Gate’s qualities of “presentness” as lamented by Fried functions as a precursor that introduces elements of site and duration typically suited to an outdoor context or public realm. Rosalind Krauss notes that sculptors working in the minimalist idiom did so as they “had no faith in the ideals classical sculpture as founded on, and the only means by which they could explore the medium’s possibilities were to introduce the situational elements of placement and temporal duration” . Such a…

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    Gothic Incident Narrative

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    The sky was motionless, clear black sky all around with not a hint of clouds or stars touching the dark infinity. The large compound was blanketed by the darkness, it’s black and grey walls providing a camouflage in the nighttime. Hiding in the darkness, just outside the compound’s entry gates, was a short girl, in her early 20’s. A black outfit covered her from head to toe - not something she’d usually find herself wearing, but it was a much better camouflage in the black of night. Gracie had…

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    possible that Aristophanes caricature had a hand in the Socrates impiety charge. Impiety within Clouds runs rampant throughout the play. When Socrates is first introduced, he almost immediately sets to work, attempting to crush Strepsiades attachment to Zeus. He offers in exchange the schools own deities, the Clouds. Strepsiades accepts the opportunity to speak with the Clouds (Aristophanes, 252-253) and is initiated. Aristophanes was trying to provoke a hostile reaction out of his audience,…

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    a monkey at the zoo in a cage for the world to stare at. Nevertheless as her life went on, she learnt that there are some cruel people in this world and you being you is even more beautiful than trying being somebody else. Nora learnt that she might be wired, but then again, there were people out there in the world that were wired and just like her. People that Nora would become friends with, that were always to be by her side. Nora’s mother used to tell her to ‘just be you. No matter what…

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    It is pouring rain and you are numb cold. Your face is grim. Thunder and lightning crack across the sky. Your hear a sound, louder than the thunder. A cannon flies through the air and with a thunderous sound, crashes down on the mud and dirt before you. You are safe, the walls of the earthworks you had helped build earlier are still holding together. You see another cannon fly through the air towards you, but the effect is no different. The walls are sturdy, they can be torn down by the cannons,…

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    Would you rather live where you grew up or would you move away? The poem for “The Drought” by Gary Soto and the song “In Color” by Jamey Johnson have similar themes because they are both have dry, emotional theme but they are different because “The Drought” is emotional talking about the lack of rain and “In Color” is emotional talking about his childhood. Gary Soto uses personification to show the clouds are dry and empty. “Scraping their bellies gray on the cracked shingles of slate.” The…

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    The Jack Johnson Concert

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    Mayer and Jason Mraz combined. He plays an acoustic electric guitar, but his guitar playing skills are nowhere near as good as his writing skills. He plays basic guitar chords, but his lyrics make the music. His style is very mellow and relaxed. It’s the kind of music you listen to while you’re cleaning or sitting around on a rainy day. After we arrived, we were afraid that our concert was going to be postponed on account of multiple tornado warnings around the area. These warnings did not stop…

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    flowers intertwined like branches or vines. The presence of the fountain and the garden lead to the apt observation that the setting is indeed, that of a garden. Obscured from one’s view, behind the gates which separate the stage and the verdant background, is a man reclining on the grass rather blithely, looking upwards. Last but not least, two men stand in front of a second set of gates in the foreground, hunched over and seemingly haggard, but sincerely serving their duties as guards.…

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    Chupacabra Research Paper

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    the participants and communicate with you. You will see, know and understand this creature as your magical ally and it will become your familiar if you so choose. C) After feasting on the goats and making contact with the Chupacabra/Mi-go we will banish with laughter. Quick run down, open the gates, tie up the goats and charge them with goat god form energies, group invocation of Chupacabra/Mi-go, feeding time, once feed then its time to make the personal connection to Chupacabra/Mi-go and…

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