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  • Formal Analysis: David Bourdon And Gregory Battcock

    Formal Analysis: David Bourdon and Gregory Battcock David Bourdon and Gregory Battcock is an oil on canvas piece by the artist Alice Neel. In this piece you see two seated men, one in suit and tie and the other only in underwear. Both men seem to be staring off into the distance with disinterest. This piece is actually a portrait of the openly gay couple. Alice specialized in portraits and bringing attention to features others usually didnt say much about although you could not help think of. All Alice did was put it in a painting. This piece’s success atributes to a few artistic elements such as color, balance, and content. The neutral versus bright colors represent the position of these men. Balance in the painting give it a sense of harmony and equal parts. Content is what this piece is all about with both the content we see and the content we understand.…

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  • Essay Comparing Atticus And Boo Radley

    A person, typically a man, who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is set in Maycomb County, Alabama in the 1930’s. One particular man named Atticus fought for what he believed in or felt was right even though many people were against him or trying to bring him down. He was on a mission to prove them wrong and make sure justice was served. Both Atticus and Boo Radley show traits of being a hero, they are admired…

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  • Theme Of Maturity In To Kill A Mockingbird

    Incites on Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird In “ To Kill a Mockingbird”, Harper Lee emphasizes the metaphor of a Mockingbird as in the title. She creates themes of innocents being destroyed, social inequality, and importance of a moral figure in a child’s life while using the southern gothic genre. It’s set in a tired old town in Maycomb, Alabama in 1933 during the great depression.Throughout the novel, it addresses the growth of maturity in Atticus's children intelligent, tomboyish girl…

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  • Racism In The Power Of One By Geel Piet

    In “The Power of One”, written by Bryce Courtenay, Geel Piet is a Cape Colored man who was born in District Six and worked in the Barberton prison. He was a dangerous criminal, a rascal, who has been in and out of jail for forty-five years just because of his race. In the novel, Geel Piet is one of Peekay’s best friends who were described as "the grand master in the art of camouflage" and “a conniver, a generous friend, and a stellar boxing coach”(SparkNotes). Throughout the novel, actually,…

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  • Atticus Finch A Good Parent Essay

    As many people know or have come to learn, there is no such thing as the perfect parent. Everyone is going to slip up and make a mistake, that’s just called being human. Even today, we have everything handed to up on a silver platter, and yet we still make just as many mistakes as people did in the 1930’s with nothing. Atticus Finch is the father to Jem and Scout, a respected lawyer, and friend to all that cross his path. He was unconventional, and some folks of his time frowned upon the way he…

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  • W. B. Yeats 'A Nation Cannot Exist Without A National Institute'

    Irish theatre that could unify Ireland through literature. Yeats alleged that in order to create a mature society, Ireland would have to differentiate itself and take a stand in the realm of literary drama. After helping to create the Irish Literary Society and the Irish National Theatre Society, Yeats managed to obtain the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. With the backing of an “English heiress” the Irish National Theatre opened for business in 1904. Alas, this gifted theatre came with the…

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  • Critical Analysis Of Atticus Finch In 'To Kill A Mocking Bird'

    Atticus raises his children with a precise level of discipline to ensure they are assets in their community. Atticus is a good father because he is well rounded and gives a perfect amount of discipline to each of his children individually. Nicole Smith, author of “Character Critical Analysis of Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mocking Bird”, goes into fine detail showcasing evidence that Atticus is a good father. Atticus is an outstanding father because he “is very careful to off his children careful…

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  • Flaherty's Influence Of Nanook Of The North By Robert Faherty

    Robert Flaherty is cited in creating the first documentary, with Nanook of the North, made in 1922, this film was wildly successful and generated obsession around this new genre documenting real people. Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson eventually adapted this filmic practice as a tool for documenting cultures for scientific purposes, founding the field of visual anthropology. Flaherty and Mead’s influence can be tracked to filmmaker John Marshall, who challenged the paradigms of spectacle and…

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  • Importance Of Social Prejudice In To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

    Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is a first person narrative describing the life of Jem and Scout, a brother and sister who are the main protagonists of the novel. Jem and Scout grow up in a town where they are constantly surrounded by racial inequality, social unrest and prejudice. Jem Finch is considered a normal young boy growing up in the small Alabama town of Maycomb. Like his friends Jem likes to likes take part in activities that are perceived to be masculine in nature such as sports.…

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  • Atticus Finch Paternalism Analysis

    Joseph Crespino argues that Atticus Finch felt the need to take the case and help Tom Robinson who was "naïve" because, of his paternalistic side. (Crespino The Strange Career of Atticus Finch, JSTOR.com) To justify this idea of paternalism he says, " Tom Robinson is sweetly innocent and naïve; Atticus feels a moral responsibility to defend him, as the novel's tide attests, because a black man accused in the Jim Crow South was as helpless as a mockingbird." In chapter ten of To Kill a…

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