Gertrude Stein

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  • Gertrude Stein The First Reader Analysis

    addresses the possibility the famous author, Gertrude Stein, having autism. Bombaci states that Stein is often referred to as a “loose cannon,” and claims that many of her writings occur in a style which matches the speech pattern of those with autism. Whether or not Stein actually has autism, however, it not stated. Autism typically causes extremely specific character traits, being hyper-attention and intelligence. Though autism has different effects on the brain of each person, the most prominent is the overall high intelligence level. Reading Stein’s essays can be both confusing and overwhelming, causing distress in its readers. The same can be said for conversations with people having autism.…

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  • Gertrude Stein And Monique Truong's The Book Of Salt And Americanah

    ways. The Book of Salt written by Monique Truong, is narrated by Bình a Vietnamese immigrant who was essentially exiled from his country due to his sexuality, he recounts his life as a servant for the famous American writer Gertrude Stein and the struggles that he faced. The way that he speaks about Gertrude Stein in the novel indicates that she is an independent woman, who does not rely on the company or finances of a man. In “The Book of Salt” Gertrude Stein is a prominent figure in society…

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  • Analysis Of Portraits And Repetition By Gertrude Stein

    Tender Buttons clearly showed the profound effect modern painting had on her writing. In these small prose poems, Stein meticulously puts images and phrases together, often in surprising ways—similar in manner to cubist painting. Her writing, characterized by its use of words for their associations and sounds rather than their meanings, received considerable interest from other artists and writers. In fact like an artist, she is throwing random colours to paint an object as it is. However, in…

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  • Ernest Hemingway's Influence On American Culture

    all a lost generation.”-Gertrude Stein(). A name one of Steins employee gave to the young man who worked for him is what American writers from the 1920s are called (writers). This group of people was named this due to them not being able to fully understand living life during and after war, feeling a disconnection from the American lifestyle, and not having a sense of direction in life. Many of them moved to Europe due to the fact that the American living and America itself was not the same for…

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  • Gertrude Stein's Relationship

    demise of the relationship between Ernest Hemingway and one of his most instrumental supporters, Gertrude Stein, was parallel to the influence she had on both his life and his writing. Gertrude Stein was inarguably one of the most influential mentors in Hemingway’s life, and the ups and downs of their relationship, both literary and personal, involved many complications and conflicts. The turbulent relationship of Gertrude Stein and Ernest Hemingway began in 1922, after an arranged meeting by…

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  • Tender Buttons

    barely notice them anymore? Haven’t you been having terrible mood swings over that? Both Gertrude Stein and Mary Cappello in their books dissolve the tediousness of both everyday-use and everyday-felt elements and objects in a very exceptional way. Personally, I believe that Stein uses very common and simple adjectives in expressing certain objects, food, and rooms. She applies and associates very familiar adjectives with nouns and objects that are not typically used together, so each poem…

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  • Pablo Picasso's Blue Period: A Brief Analysis

    killed himself? What if Picasso had never bed Germaine and just dealt with Carl’s death. Would there of been a Blue Period? Pablo Picasso’s next distinctive style of painting is his Rose Period. Just like the Blue Period, it gets its name from the color palette used to create paintings. The Rose Period lasted from 1905 to 1906. The masterpiece in this period was Family of Saltimbangues which depicts acrobatic performers. Picasso even painted himself in this one. I wonder if Picasso wanted to…

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  • Sheltering Sky Analysis

    Toklas by Gertrude Stein there is a remembrance of the traveler within their story, because they are Americans who have found themselves part of the Paris scene. Compared to most of those that are mentioned earlier in this paper, both Stein and Toklas have found a place where the traveler has a more permanent place. Compared to where they originally come from. Both Stein and Toklas are travelers who are certainly not tourist because they have found a permanent place in society. They instead…

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  • Pablo Picasso's Styles Of Philosophy

    Ethics discipline of philosophy, which is the difference between right/wrong, good/evil, moral/immoral. By looking at paintings from the period and finding dissimilarities between the two by saying that there is no right or wrong in a painting, it is simply just colors on a canvas. In 1905 after overcoming depression, Picasso fell in love with a beautiful model named Fernande Olivier. He had also become wealthy thanks to a large investment from an art dealer named, Ambroise Vollard. His life has…

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  • Stolen Day Analysis

    “ If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude” -unknown. “A Day’s Wait” and “Stolen Day” are written by nobel prize winner Ernest Hemingway and Sherwood Anderson. Ernest Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois 1899 and wrote a collection of novels about people who show grace under pressure. Anderson was born in Ohio 1876. Sherwood Anderson was supporter of younger writers, including Hemingway. Anderson was a tremendous part of getting Hemingway’s first novel published. The experiences…

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