Joseph of Arimathea

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    the lengendary story of Jesus Christ. It is dubitable that this sculpture has any kind of illusion of space. The reason is that it is not like a Two-dimensional figure; instead, the Dead Christ is a sculpture of which makes it a Three-dimensional figure. Most sculptures that are in a way like the Dead Christ have no space to make an illusion. If there are any illusions of space, there it is very well hidden to be viewed. The approach that the Artist made the sculpture makes one wonder of who he was. Was he a religious person that adored the story of Christianity and Jesus Christ? Was he commissioned by a Presist to craft it? It functioned as a deposition with four figures that were at the cross’s bottom; The Virgin, St. John, Joseph of Arimathea, and Nicodemus. It is believed to have been used in Northern Latium and Umbria. As it has been traveling and used at other churches. However, the other figures are missing, and similar ones have been proven to not fit with the Dead Christ. There are now attempts to recreate the missing pieces of the decomposition and put them together with the restored Dead Christ. The Title that was given to it matches the entire sculpture because it shows a dead Christ after being crucified. As well as the face can show death to a person. The kind of response that it gives is of awe and amazement because it is like seeing Jesus up close and personal. However, the emotion that is placed on the dead face of Jesus is like as if he is feeling…

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    The book I will be analyzing is, Kopet: A Documentary Narrative of Chief Joseph’s Last Year’s by M. Gidley. It was published in 1981 in Seattle, Washington, United States of America. This book is split up into three different sections: 1. Starting Out from the Meany Papers An introduction 2. Chief Joseph of the Nez Peres A chronology 3. White Witnesses to Chief Joseph’s End A Narrative This book discusses the last few years of Chief Joseph’s life, the white people…

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    Racism is a difficult trait to define, and to recognize. It is often hard to decipher what is actually racist, and what just comes across as such. Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness is the story of one man’s account of being an ivory transporter, down the Congo River. During the voyage, there are many encounters with African Natives, and many of those encounters reflect negatively on the natives. The white men who dominate the storyline are demeaning towards the natives, and paint them as being…

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    Beethoven began his early training with his abusive father Johann van, although his offensive tactics towards Beethoven hurt him physically and emotionally, Beethoven develop a keenness for playing instruments. His creativity surpassed all of the pain and suffering caused by such a traumatic childhood. Once Beethoven sharpened his talent he was able to achieve a position as an appointed organist for the courts, his salary was about 150 florins. This achievement made his father very proud of his…

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    us vulnerable to our minds. We face many emotions from joy to fear in the matter of seconds. What will come about when you are stripped of your emotions, are you even human? Being curious and having fear for the unknown the unpredictable is what makes us who we are, humans. It is what happened when you let these curiosities and fear overcome you to devour your innocents to be this lifeless creature. Author Tim O’Brien illustrates the loss of innocence in a single chapter titled “The Sweetheart…

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    For decades, the United States population had an overreaching fear of communism, and were afraid that it could take over America. Although hatred for communists began as early as the 1910’s and 1920’s, it was the most intense during the period of the Cold War, which lasted from 1949 to 1989 . It was considered a period of extreme dishonesty and disloyalty, as Americans who may have been innocent were accused of aiding the Soviet Union. The main leader of these manhunts for disloyal citizens was…

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    The voice of the winner is the one who tells history, but often times there are many important perspectives that get left out. In Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness many such voices are forgotten and ignored. Most obviously the natives, but one particular group is swept even further to the side in this novel. That group is the feminine perspective. Throughout the novel there is an overall lack of appearance by women. When they are included in a scene their thoughts are hardly heard, and if they…

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    The Use of Darkness in Characterization in “Heart of Darkness” Through Imperialism In many great works of literature, the use of darkness and insanity in characterization was often used in a fictional matter. However, there is nothing fictional about the darkness that had spread through Africa’s deepest roots as a result of imperialism. This alone had set the primal continent back several hundred years behind the rest of the world in terms of technology and development. Lacking an advanced…

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    car door. My aunt began to cry. “I’ve had so many bad dreams about you. I was worried you wouldn’t return,” she said. “I’m alive and well,” I said, “Merry Christmas.” As we went inside the house, Uncle Galway and I carried the food. Mom and Aunt Claudia gave us directions on where to set it in the kitchen. Then, we went into the living room and watched the movie, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” staring Jimmy Stewart. After the movie, we ate dinner. Uncle Galway was less talkative than I remembered.…

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    Nikita Khrushchev, sought to “De-Stalinise” Russia by rejecting ‘the Stalin cult,’ to attempt to reform Russian government and society. However, questions arise on whether Khrushchev’s reforms were executed effectively due to limited changes being made during his regime. As a result, some historians have argued that the Stalinist regime was continued by the Soviets. De- Stalinisation was ‘doomed to failure, because the system’s inherent instability meant that radical changes, whether in the…

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