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  • What The Water Gave Me Analysis

    Born to a photographer and a housewife, Kahlo grew up in the small, Mexican city of Coyoacán. With no original aspiration to become an artist, a series of unfortunate events would shape and mold her into becoming one of the best surrealists of her time, and arguably ever. What the Water Gave Me (see Appendix A), also known as What I Saw in the Water is one of the most renowned pieces by artist, Frida Kahlo for it’s usage of symbolism which gives the viewer insight into much of Frida’s personal…

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  • Tactics Of Joseph Stalin

    Joseph Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1952. He was a rough communist leader who spread fear, terror, and other horrid emotions to his people. Many hate Stalin for his brutal leadership and have even called him worse than Hitler in terms of authority and deaths among his people. Like many strong dictators, Stalin used many different forms of horror to keep a iron grip reserving his position of lead in his country. But how exactly did Joseph Stalin keep the Soviet Union…

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  • Lenin And Populism

    The revolutionary, Vladimir Lenin, led the Bolshevik Party for the Russian Revolution to achieve a socialist state. Lenin took several parts of the Marxism doctrine and added to it in order to make it more applicable to Russia. He believed in the dictatorship of the proletariat and the class struggle, however, an elite group would lead the revolution, instead of the masses. Along with Marxism, Lenin used other theories and practices to encourage the Revolution. Populism “influenced the tactics…

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  • Pigs And Failure In Animal Farm By George Orwell

    I read a book called, “Animal Farm” written by George Orwell. The book is about animals on a farm who are overworked, and not treated as they should be. Then, a rebellion made up of animals with pigs as their leaders, rebel against Mr.Jones (owner of the farm) by driving him off the farm. The animals try to make the perfect life for themselves, but that doesn’t go as planned. Animal farm then, starts to fail. The farm fails because of the pigs not being fair to the other animals, and the animals…

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  • The Tortoise In The Tortoise And The Rabbit

    How does the tortoise know he will win in The Tortoise and the Rabbit? How does the tortoise trick the antelope in quitting the race before he even crossed the finish line in The Tortoise and the Antelope? These two fables show very valuable lessons for success in life. Though both are compelling in different ways, they hold more similarities than you may realize. The tortoise is the sharpest animal in these fables while obviously the rabbit and antelope are gullible and smug animals that need…

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  • Stalin Regime In George Orwell's Animal Farm

    The Animal Farm by George Orwell 1945 was based on the events in Russia around the time of Stalin’s ruling. There are several ways in which Animal Farm is based off Russia’s period under Stalin’s rule are similar, therefore satirizing the events in the period. To begin with there were resemblance in the motivation for the revolution/ rebellion. Furthermore an obvious common outcome of the uprisings was caused by dictators with alike priorities and ethics. To continue the two rulers had a…

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  • Frida Khalo Analysis

    Frida Khalo, is an artist from Coyocoán, Mexico City, Mexico. She was born on July 6, 1907. She started painting after she was injured in a bus accident. She painted 143 paintings and 55 are self-portraits, which were from events in her life, from being tense, vibrant, lost and in love. Khalo married the artist Diego Rivera who is a communist. Then she exhibited her paintings in Mexico and Paris, before she died in 1954. From one of Khalos famous art pieces painted in 1939 was called, The Two…

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  • Animal Farm Power Analysis

    In the novel Animal Farm by George Orwell, Orwell expresses how the utilization and abuse of power can affect a union. In the novel he expresses the Russian Revolution in the form of an allegory in which important figures are portrayed as animals. His main characters Napoleon and Mr. Jones illustrate how the misuse of power can lead to corruption and oppression, while Old Major shows that not everyone with power will abuse that responsibility. At the start of the novel, readers are introduced…

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  • Killer Pig Dancers Analysis

    Killer Pig, preformed by the dance company L-E-V, demonstrates expressions of minimalism and intense honesty. The dance voiced the idea of a present force that influences the actions of the dancer leading to the natural instinct to kill. The dance gave off the impression of a primitive state through the erratic articulation of dancer’s bodies and their nude costumes. The combination of the lighting, music, choreography, and costumes allowed the audience understand the concept behind the dance.…

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  • Continuities And Changes In Russia Essay

    During the period 1855 – 1956 Russia was involved in many major wars, all of which played an important role in its development. With the exception of the Second World War many of the wars Russia was involved led to defeats for them and these defeats exposed the weakness of the Tsar or government in charge. War outlined the flaws in the presiding system and highlighted Russia’s faults, and thus placed a spotlight upon the shortcomings of the Russian leadership. Such pressure prompted the Tsars…

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