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  • Southill Salome Analysis

    I wrote about your brushwork, beginning to work more alla prima, as opposed to the resurrection series which I imagine was wet on dry… I’ll tell you about that period, and leading up to it. Do you see this piece here, it’s the “Southill Salome”. What happened was that I was in the studio one morning, I didn’t have the place downtown at that time. I used to paint in the morning at the time and I was painting in this realist style… well, they were surreal, surrealist realist you know. The…

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  • Homelessness Kills Analysis

    Jan Gurley the author of homelessness kills talks about the common response people make when the subject of homelessness arises: “…compassion fatigue, and the feeling that there's nothing new about the intractable problem of homelessness.” At least this is the common response of people who do not fully understand the complexity of homelessness. For us as Americans, we need to understand how homelessness is something that affects us. Efforts to raise awareness and call people to action on the…

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  • Saint Clare Research Paper

    “For it is in giving that we receive.” This was said by one of Saint Clare’s most influential leaders that taught her and led her to the Kingdom of Heaven as a saint. Saint Clare was born on July 16, 1194 in Assisi, Italy. She was born into a wealthy family. Influenced by her mother’s faith, she started to pray at a young age. Although she lived surrounded by luxurious things she managed to keep a strong belief in God. She learned how to read, write, and also other things like spin yard and…

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  • Maximilian Kolbe: The Value Of Sacrifice

    Maximilian Kolbe was a polish Conventual Franciscan friar who volunteered to die in the place of a stranger in the German death camp of Auschwitz. He was killed by a lethal injection of carbolic acid in the camp at age 47 in 1941. He was declared a martyr of charity for his sacrifice. Many people believe that sacrificing or risking your own life for another is the most heroic act one can choose to do. There are many types of sacrifice, and each one is significant in its own ways. Based on many…

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  • Moral Evil In Voltaire's 'Candide'

    Throughout Voltaire’s writing of Candide, there were multiple examples of moral evil and a few about physical evil. Moral evil is the final cause of commitment to a bad decision that is followed by a chain of negative occurrences such as murder, cruelty, selfishness, arrogance, stealing, racism, the exclusion of people, and no compassion for others. Physical evil, which is also known as natural evil, can be described as natural catastrophes, such a earthquakes, diseases and storms. The very…

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  • Summary Of Mayan History By Clendinnen

    the Spanish settlers and the friars. At first she tells us how the Spaniards’ interactions with the natives consisted of tribute payments and labor demands. The Spanish seemed to be interested solely on profiting and surviving. That was until the Franciscan missionaries arrived and altered the intents of the Spanish in the Yucatan. She also demonstrated how the Spanish settlers…

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  • Theme Of Individuality In Romeo And Juliet

    Emma LaPree Mr.Goldin English 1 Honors 3/9/15 Insert Title Here “Younger than she are happy mothers made.” (1.2.12) This quote is from Paris talking to Capulet asking to marry his daughter, Juliet in Shakespeare 's play Romeo and Juliet. Paris is saying that girls younger than Juliet are already married off and have had children; so so should Juliet. This is a perfect example of a societal norm during the Italian Renaissance (14th or 15th century). In this play, there were also displays…

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  • Spanish Colonization Of Texas Dbq Analysis

    The Spanish Colonization of Texas (Hook.) Spain attempted to colonize Texas from a recommendation from Pineda, who mapped the Gulf coast in 1519. They wanted to develop Texas by building Catholic mission around natives. Afterwards, the Franciscan Friars, who ran the mission, would convert the natives. Then presidios—a military post—would be built; the area would be deemed safe and then Spanish people would begin to move in. They began in 1682, when the first mission was built, called Corpus…

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  • Rosemary Kennedy Lobotomy Research Paper

    In November of 1941, Rosemary Kennedy, was ordered by her father to receive a surgery that was said to be life changing. It was called the lobotomy. The Kennedy Family was immediately skeptical of such a surgery, and came to a conclusion that it was not what they wanted for Rosemary. But their opinion and rejection to the procedure was all in vain. Joe Kennedy ordered the lobotomy to be done immediately, without his family knowing. Rosemary’s lobotomy was performed by psychiatrist Dr. Walter…

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  • Great Valley Sequence

    Field Trip Report: Great Valley Sequence and Coast Range Ophiolite The Moreno Formation in the Great Valley Sequence (GVS) is consisting of interbedded sandstones and organic-rich black shales, which were deposited during Upper Cretaceous (74-80 Ma) in near shore and shallow marine environment according to the fossils found. The sandstone in this outcrop is medium-sorted, angular to sub-angular arkosic arenite, with minerals such as quartz, plagioclase, muscovite and altered biotite. 1/4 of the…

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