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  • William Faulkner Stream Of Consciousness Analysis

    Research Statement: I am studying William Faulkner's use of stream of consciousness in the short story "A Rose for Emily," because I want learn how to create interesting fictional round characters in stories. Beck, Warren. "William Faulkner's Style," in American Prefaces. Spring 1941, pp 199. Web. Beck mentions that the special styles that William Faulkner used in His writing is he beautifully expressed the words in the story which made them more interesting and exciting. He said that the aim…

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  • Death And Religious Beliefs In Epic Of Gilgamesh

    Death and religious beliefs are largely expressed over the course of the poem “Epic of Gilgamesh.” After having a confrontation with Enkidu and later making him his brother, it’s impacted automatically when Enkidu dies. This is the turning point of the story which makes Gilgamesh depressed and transforms him into a different person similar to what happens to most people today. When it comes to religious beliefs, in the poem, the people of Uruk turned to their gods and prayed to them for…

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  • 13th To The 16th Century

    Art has a long history, from basically the beginning of time to present day. Through the ages, the 13th to the 16th century stand out the most. This group of years ignited a spark of creativity that helped us obtain the mediums and tools we have today. In this essay, I will discuss four main things. What art mediums were popular, how said mediums were created, which artists were the most prominent in the genre, and how art changed society in general. The 13th to the 16th century introduced a…

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  • Tutankhamun's Funeral Mask

    Tutankhamun's mask The stunning, gold funeral mask of Pharaoh Tutankhamun is considered to be one of the most highly artistic, complex, and beautiful pieces of art crafted by the ancient Egyptians. Tutankhamun, or better known as “King Tut”, reigned from 1332-1323 BC. His name translates to “The living image of Aten.” He was considered to be an atrocious ruler, even at nine years old, unlike his father before him. Under his ruling, he made many changes to Egypt that were unpopular with the…

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  • Indus Valley Civilization Analysis

    Surviving through droughts was not a critical factor to the survival of the Indus Valley Civilization; its people survived because of a remarkably advanced technological engineering not present in any of the Mesopotamian or Egyptian civilizations. The engineering and city planning used to design many of the three main cities of the Indus Valley suggest strong leadership and forethought to incorporate public works, irrigation, indoor plumping, reservoirs, and craft production. Their process of…

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  • Paleolithic Hunting History

    Hunting was a very important element of survival because the animals were the main source of gathering food and materials. However, in different periods and locations, hunting meant differently. In the Paleolithic era, survival was the priority, but the weapons and tools were all made from stones which resulted hunting was extremely hard and dangerous. In the dark caves, Paleolithic artists recorded the scenes of hunting by painting. Hall of Bulls, discovered in Lascaux, France is one of the…

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  • Modern Theatre Vs Greek Theatre

    Just as art has been a major part of human history, so has theatre and performing arts. It takes shape in storytelling, dance, and acting. According to the History of Theatre, ‘studies of wall paintings in Africa, France, and Spain reveal that humans were engaged in sophisticated forms of artistic expression as early as 20,000 years ago.’ This was apparently before the development of some skills and habits that helped advance civilization. Through this paper, we will discuss what sorts of…

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  • Egyptian Architecture Vs Mesopotamian Architecture

    From the reign of King Gilgamesh, to the rise and fall of the Egyptian empire, and the ancient Aegean civilizations, there have been an abundance of artifacts and structures discovered that have been uniquely influenced by the great quantity of differences between the many cultures and leaders, whom have altered the numerous techniques that continued to influence later civilizations. Ancient architecture was often created for places of worship for religious idols; however, there have been many…

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  • Museum Experience

    On Sunday October 16th, my family and I visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art located in New York City. Although I am from New York, I had never visited the museum before and so I was extremely eager and excited. I was amazed as I pulled up to the entrance of the museum. It was enormous! The architecture of the museum was astonishing. With the help of one of the very kind curators, I was directed toward the Italian Renaissance exhibit. The Italian Renaissance was a period of great cultural…

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  • Mycenaean Collection Analysis

    have both elements of Minoan and Mycenaean art conventions. The vast power and wealth of the Mycenaean’s is most evident when viewing their palaces, which contained endless artifacts of weapons, jewelry, and other objects made of gold, bronze, lapis lazuli, and other precious stones. Excavations conducted in Peloponnese in Southern Greece revealed the remains of a Mycenaean palace. excavations of elaborate pottery, figurines, mosaics, and sculptures revealed that the Mycenaean Civilization had a…

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