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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Atticus Embodiment

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    childhood in the innocent perception of social phenomena and racism of the 1930’s. As many classics are, the novel was later translated into an Academy Award winning film that encompassed the complexity and innocence of the tale. Atticus Finch, arguably one of the most pivotal characters of American Literature, leaves an impression on the audience when he is personified both by Harper Lee in the novel, and by Gregory Peck in the movie. The renown closing statement of the trial is brought to life…

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    A good parent(character) What makes a(n adult) good parent a good parent? We’ll that’s totally controversial,but in my own personal view a good parent (for example( would be Harper lee’s To kill a Mockingbird's Atticus. Why I see Atticus as an excellent character to admire as a parent figure is because Atticus is selfless, wise, and loyal. Selfless Atticus is constantly putting other before him. Hes has never shown any worry for himself but for scout and Jem. Like when preparing for trial…

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    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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