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    March 28, 2016 Paper #2 Chapters 16-19 Eugene Delcroix Eugene Delacroix paints with the realism, the influence of his work comes from his greatest idol, Michelangelo. It can be seen in the lonely figures of the Massacres at Chios along with the “Greek Families Awaiting Death or Slavery”. The bodies are painted in a traditional style, their magnitudes close to real life but slightly romanticized. The theme of the painting is based on the real life event that had occurred two years earlier to the conclusion of this works. For almost four centuries the Greeks has been under occupation by the Turks but it wasn't until 1822 that the Greeks decided to fight for freedom. The Massacres was considered a 19th…

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    “Liberty Leading the People” was painted by Eugene Delacroix in 1830 in response to the July Revolution in France. This painting is very famous and that is why it is displayed in the Louvre. In the center of the painting is Lady Liberty herself. She is wearing a tattered yellowish gold dress that is secured around the waist by a dark red ribbon. The upper portion of the dress has fallen off of the upper portion of her body exposing both of her breasts. Her hair is up and she is wearing some sort…

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    Eugéne Delacroix was born on April 26 in Charenton, France in the year of 1798. He lived for 65 years before he died on August 13, 1863. He didn’t grow up with a lot of money and his painting career never paid him a well enough. He also tended to try and push the boundaries in some of his paintings, more so in his religious pieces. He was a romanticism artist. The romanticism style was an emphasis on emotion and drama of the subject that was depicted in the painting. He didn’t start out in the…

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    This essay will be discussing and analyzing two paintings, one by Jacques-Louis David called “The Death of Socrates” and the other by Eugene Delacroix called “The Death of Sardanapalus”. The analysis will include a discussion of the artworks content such as the historical factors and the two different styles that each painting represents. The Neoclassical style is represented by “The Death of Socrates” and the Romantic style is represented by “The Death of Sardanapalus”. The form of the painting…

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    Eugene Delacroix was a magnificent painter from the day his first painting strived to when his life ended, he was known for creating the Romantic style but not only was his art beautiful it strived throughout France and he became important. Eugene Delacroix was born April 26, 1798 and was the most important French romantic painters. Delacroix started his education at the Lycée Louis-le-Grand. While attending Louis-le-Grand he won many awards for his drawings. Eugene Delacroix kept up with his…

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    There is a neoclassical painting that suspends on the wall at the National Gallery of Art In Washington DC, called The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries (Fig 1.) that was painted by Jacques-Louis David in 1812. The painting showcases a portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte as the French Emperor. However, the embedded symbols—like the honeybees, books written by Plutarch, classic French military uniform, map scrolls and dripping wax candles—in the composition communicates political power.…

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    Pei Yun Wu Mr. Weinberger AP European History p. 4 June 8, 2017 Liberty Leading the People was a Romantic oil painting by Eugene Delacroix commemorating the July Revolution of 1830. Liberty, symbolized by the woman leading the men would later become the symbol of the French Republic. The medium was oil on canvas, a very popular medium in the 1800’s. Romanticism was a movement of emotions as a reaction to the Industrial Revolution’s logical, machinery ways. France was particularly…

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    Post-Secondary Education

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    programs for potential careers, even though the cost of out of state tuition is overwhelming. The post-secondary school that this research paper is about, is the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon. The University of Oregon caught my interest due to the fact that the state of Oregon has always been an extremely fascinating place to me. Undoubtedly, Oregon state has numerous captivating forests that seem as if they were taken straight out of a fairy tale. I would absolutely adore spending a…

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    Romantic Period Ferdinand Eugene Victor Delacroix was a French painter whose work embodied the 19th-century romanticism. He not only had a profound influence on the Romantic Movement, his influence shaped the work of impressionists (Eugène Delacroix). Delacroix was born on April 26th, 1798, in Charenton, France, the son of Charles Delacroix, who served briefly as the minister of foreign affairs under the Directory (Delacroix, Eugène). His mother, Victoire Oeben, had an ancestry that could be…

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    Code Switching Case Study

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    people who have learned English since they were really young) and the following are the reasons I believe why people code-switch. (1) Specificity. Sometimes it’s hard to find a perfect equivalent. For instance, the Chinese term “麻煩” (pronounced: mafan, meaning a lot of trouble or with lots of complications) is commonly used because it’s hard to find an English word for it. It’s also a matter of economy and efficiency. For example, when it comes to siblings, such as “弟弟” (pronounced: didi), it’s…

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