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  • Theme Of Misogyny In Girl With A Pearl Earring

    Tracy Chevalier’s novel, Girl With a Pearl Earring, has very little basis in Vermeer’s masterpiece other than the same painter. Chevalier’s own internalized misogyny is evident in her use of archetypal female characters throughout this book, as well as her other works. Her personal bias influences the book so deeply, she refutes all historical fact in favor of rewriting the novels of the eighteenth century. Her complete lack of understanding of historical or artistic context and fact make her novel seem ludicrous to any who do. The novel has sexist undertones, which are a result of Chevalier’s personal issues, overused female archetypes and tropes, and complete historical and artistic inaccuracy. The characters in Girl With a Pearl Earring…

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  • Girl With A Pearl Earring Analysis

    are “tricksters”. Her art fluently expresses this. Grosse’s sculptures distort one’s point of view; one minute they feel like a giant and the next like an ant. This distortion helps people realize that perspective can be easily influenced, and that art has the ability to mold and transform them. Art distorts our perception of what things truly are, causing us to reflect on and learn from it. Through her novel Girl with a Pearl Earring, Tracy Chevalier expresses that art is fiction, which…

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  • Essay On Body Modification

    itself or in similarities among those who engage in it. Instead, deviance is a category of behavior and of persons who are classified and treated as such by the members of society itself (Hewitt 2003: 231) I sent out multiple blind surveys with not as many returned so I could have a larger sample group. I am going to look at some of the different body modifications that did come from the sample group. Ear piercings are one of the most widely practiced among the cultures across the world.…

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  • Ear Piercing Among Teens

    Over the years, stretching an ear piercing has become widely popular among teens. The bigger that ear piercing is stretched the better it is. People find the whole idea of ear stretching to be gross and pointless. Ear stretching is not understood by older generations because of the terminology used when referring to ear stretching, the process of getting them to a specific size, and the whole idea of someone wanting to have giant holes in their ears. Older generations cannot seem to wrap their…

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  • Pearl Earrings Reflection

    We are to watch the movie, “A Girl with a Pearl Earrings”, by the director Peter Weber, that was filmed in 2003. The movie is based on Johannes Vermeer, the famous artist’s life and what is the story behind his painting of the girl with the pearl earrings. The movie is quit modest with the way it presented that period of time with the way they dressed to the way they spoke. It also focused of how art was important, precious and a luxury to attain. It addresses the tough life of people that…

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  • Plato The Girl In The Pearl Earring Analysis

    Plato was a educated philosopher of his time. Many people had follow some of his ideas and views. Artislo who was one of his follows teaching, but he also had a issues and disagreement about his teacher theories. Artwork is all around us. We see it everyday. During Platos time their artwork was more orginnal and inspiring. Most painting after platos time were more copies of objects such as "the girl with the pearl earring" that was a copy of a real form. In my paper, I will argue that Platos…

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  • Girl With The Pearl Earring Analysis

    The Girl with the Pearl Earring is connected to the Renaissance in several ways. In the movie, Ruijvan, a patron commissioned Vermeer to create a painting of Griet. This is a representation of the relationship between a patron and an artist during the Renaissance. A patron would specify what he or she wanted, what the subject should be, other figures that should be included, etc. In return, the patron would support the artist financially. Vermeer 's sole source of support came through his…

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  • 'Burial Rites In Girl With The Pearl Earring'

    The novel Burial Rites by Hannah Kent is a fictional book set in Northern Iceland, describing the last few months that Agnes Magnusdottir has to live after being condemned to death for her partake in the murder of two men. While the novel is fiction it's based on true events, though the story is an interpretation entwined with historical facts of the murders that happened on the 13th and 14th 1828. The film Girl with The Pearl Earring, directed by Peter Webber is a Fictional film about a young…

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  • Film Analysis: Girl With A Pearl Earring

    The movie, “Girl with a Pearl Earring,” was so intriguing specially because I am familiar with the fictional story by Tracy Chevalier. I read about it previous to watching the movie. The girl in the story, Griet, is 16 years old and becomes the maid of a painter called Johannes Vermeer, who is attracted by her. The painter includes her in his drawings that later on are a conflict within the household. She also attracts the attention of Vermeer’s patron. Little is known about the life of the…

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  • Short Long Hair Wears Earring Analysis

    Annie: Heathcliff, short, long hair, wears earring Bernard: Sherlock, tall, long hair, wears earring Carolyn: Romeo, medium, short hair, wears earring Daniel: Harry, short, long hair, doesn’t wear earring Since we know each person can be right about only 1 thing, we need to cross out similarities. Starting with Daniel, we know he has to be right about the character not wearing earrings, because he is the only student that had a different answer for that category, and the other 3 students can’t…

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