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    Charles Russell and Frederic Remington were artists well-known for their depiction of the Old West. Using posters, oil on canvas, and bronze as mediums, they provide an extensive journey from 1888 to 1909 revealing the atmosphere in association with the West. The expansion West provided an opportunity for the United States to not only grow as a nation, but to explore new territories for resources, land, and settlement. In relation, the closing of the frontier in 1890 signified the result of development, which brought Indians and Americans closer together. Sharing the land would prove difficult and create tensions as seen in some of the illustrations, despite the last Indian wars ending about a decade prior. The West is romanticized in a manner that creates a stereotype that exemplifies the idea of cowboys and Indians. In addition, these images deliver the story of changing roles and adaptation to new circumstances while seamlessly integrating the relationship between diverse cultures. Beginning with the earliest piece (Lost in a Snowstorm-We Are Friends, Charles Russell, 1888) an encounter between cowboys and Indians lost in a snowstorm illustrates the…

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    Women In The Romantic Era

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    Throughout human history, there has alway been disequality between women and men, even now there is still a visible difference between the treatment of men and women. The Romantic Era was no different, during this time men were seen as superior to women, and the women were treated like dirt as a result. This can be deduced from several Romantic Era writings, such as The Poor Singing Dame by Mary Robinson and The Thorn by William Wordsworth. The Romantic Era must have been a rough time for women…

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    Ayn Rand Research Paper

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    certain writers bored her (5). While learning philosophy she discovered Aristotle and Plato, both which would serve as her greatest influences (2). At college she met her first love: a boy named Leo who she dated for a few months, but before him she thought emotions could be gotten over (5). Rand also studied screenwriting at the State Institute for Cinema Arts. Relatives in Chicago, Illinois invited her to the United States in 1925, so officially she left for a short trip as she told the…

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    The right to bear arms is a constitutional right, but what brand of firearms is all around best for the citizens of the United States of America to own and shoot? The brand Remington has been around for roughly 200 years and have specialized in the development of guns for the majority of their establishment and is considered America’s best gun brand by many, how do they do it? To every gun there are 3 key features and these are; safety, weight of the gun, and of course the reliability of the…

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    Music Baroque Essay

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    the traditional ornate architectural style of the time, Classical and Romantic creating composers like Berlioz, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Liszt, and Verdi. The Medieval era, The Renaissance which signifies “rebirth” also known as the time of cultural awakening finishing off with the Modern Period. On April 12 I attended a piano recital at The New School presented by Julia Hamos a student who at the time was working on a music major. The pianist came out with a lovely dress, before every…

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    After Madame Ratignolle and Robert’s conversation suggests that Edna’s attraction towards Robert comes from Edna’s desire for an intimate physical and emotional connection she lacks with her husband, Mademoiselle Reisz, with her artistry, subverts that assumption. Edna’s love for Robert does not stem from the loneliness she suffers from her marriage, and she knows this but denies it anyway until Mademoiselle Reisz plays a prelude by Chopin. With the pianist’s help, Edna dejectedly acknowledges…

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    Piano Recital

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    On October 22, 2016, I had the opportunity to attended a piano recital performed by Vadym Kholodenko, the 2013 Van Cliburn gold medalist. Although I have attended many concerts before, I had never been to a piano recital. Honestly, I have to say that I did not think that I would enjoy it as much as I did. The concert began at 7:30. The stage of the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts seemed empty on that evening, due to the fact that it had nothing but a beautiful grand piano. However,…

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    Far West Disadvantages

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    The idea of the West comforts people as it reminds them that their dream of starting a new life can always come true in the open and “uncharted territories” of the West. Nonetheless, now that everyone is migrating West to fulfill their goals in starting anew, the amount of unsettled land is slowly running out and being transforming into the nation’s ways of civilization. Through the “last frontier” idea, the American settlers viewed a romantic vision of migrating to the West. Through the works…

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    Lone Wolf Research Paper

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    non-Native artists such as George Catlin, Edgar Samuel Paxson (1852-1919), and Elbridge Ayer Burbank (1858-1959), Lone Wolf undoubtedly intended this portrait to provide a glimpse of his own knowledge of indigenous life and peoples during this period. In 1894, Lone Wolf returned to his family’s ranch at Two Medicine, Montana, after he was expelled from school for fighting with the disciplinarian, who according to Lone Wolf would make the children chop blocks of wood with axes that were too…

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    were action-based with individuals in the sculpture performing brave or heroic acts (“Naturalism in Painting”). Realism sculpture tried to capture ordinary people doing ordinary actions of everyday life (Cuningham). Sculpture would usually tend to be people working or kids playing and overall observation of life (Cuningham). These sculptures concentrated on the “who” or “what” and not the “how” (Cuningham). The difference between Realism and Naturalism is that Naturalist sculpture were a lot…

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