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    that all humans had potential and that through studies they could achieve genius. Vergerious believed that through the study of History, Philosophy, and Eloquence a person could learn the highest importance. He thought that from these subjects a person could learn practical lessons from the past, secrets of true freedom, moral worth and fame. Peter Paul’s views on how to change the world were not only understood by him. Leonardo Bruni was another humanist who had ideas on education and that it must be studied for personal growth. Bruni believed that renaissance women needed only some education including Religions/ Theology, Philosophy, and History. He did not agree with women studying Arithmetic, Geometry or Astrology. Bruni stated, “All sources of profitable learning will in due proportion claim your study.” Bruni basically stated studying areas that pertained to humans’ personal growth would indeed allow individuals to reach their potential but, studying subjects that did not pertain to individuals’ lives were useless in a goal of achieving genius. Bruni, therefore, believed people had the ability to achieve genius and that studying would lead to personal growth. Machiavelli, who wrote The Prince, a book on how to obtain political power, believed that History was the one subject that education should be focused on to achieve personal growth. This was his thought because through History humans could acquire knowledge, what went wrong, why it went wrong, and how to…

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    the most diversely talented artist because of this. (Leonardo) Da Vinci created the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. Michelangelo was another influential artist of his time. He sculpted the statues Pieta and David, some of his most famous works of art. Two other widely known works of art are the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and the Creation of Adam. Michelangelo was influenced by the Greek mythological era and the Christian Religion. The Greek aspects are shown through his sculpting styles, he…

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    The Italian Renaissance in fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Italy was the upbringing of several new ideas and concepts that many Europeans were not familiar with at the time, as well as the transition from medieval to modern times. As stated by a Swiss historian in the nineteenth-century, the Renaissance was the “prototype of the modern world.” Humanism was introduced and spread by Francesco Petrarch, the “father of humanism,” as well as several other humanists. Platonism was briefly revived,…

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    of Renaissance were thinking, honing Christians; who added to the improvement not either restricted to philosophy nor in the administration. Their style was not either medieval or advanced. The main thing in like manner was their HUMANISM (Fitzgerald 1). Humanism is gotten from the expression studia humanitatis, which implies the investigation of the humanities. The study included five subjects: syntax, talk, verse, history, and good rationality. The humanista did excluded rationale, common…

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    Analysis Of Titanic

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    joining his past to her future; she takes his step by step rationality and makes it her own. In their smaller than usual dating, they discuss all the exploits he has had - his freewheeling days from the wharf at Santa Monica to Paris - and they want to impart these undertakings together in the future, despite the fact that not one or the other of them presumably accepts they really will: There is no meager characterization in Titanic and a simple return to acting, in my examination of Cal 's…

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    One thing Heschel said of prophets is “While others are intoxicated with the here and now, the prophet has a vision of an end” (11). Recently, Dicaprio helped produce and also starred in a documentary called Before the Flood. One thing particularly striking that was said in this documentary was “When I have children, everything that we now all take for granted, our planet, and all its biodiversity and beauty, everything in the future is gonna be different” (Dicaprio, Before the Flood). Rather…

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    The Great Gatsby movie the 2013 version, uses the following characters like Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire. In hopes that their acting capabilities allow for the movie to reflect upon the book, within the parameters of the themes in conceptualizations F. Scott Fitzgerald had aspired his readers to comprehend. Adaptations of the hollow relationships and consumerism, can be witness from the initial actions of the characters. Prodigal parties continually enhance the doomed love…

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    A Jewish father with his wife and son are trapped between the appalling situations of discrimination and fall of a race. La vita è bella (Original title: Life is Beautiful) will certainly leave you in awe once you finish the film. According to IMDB (n.d.), it lavished prestigious awards including three Oscars (1999), one from the Cannes Film Festival (1998), four Italian Golden Globes (1998) and one Grammy Award (2000). The Italian film was directed by Roberto Benigni and was released on 20th…

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    Drugs, money, and girls are starting to become the trend in Hollywood. With huge hits such as The Wolf of Wall Street with the highly talented Leonardo DiCaprio as the notorious Jordan Belfort. The wolf of Wall Street can be used as a visual to show the different topics we talked about in class. This movie is based off of Jordan Belfort a white collar criminal on the streets of long island. There are many instances where what we discussed in lecture/discussion. Crime is now a big seller at the…

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    Rationale This written task relates to part 3: literature- text and context, where we studied the play ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ by Tennessee Williams. The written task is an extra scene added to the end of the play occurring twenty years later and is written in William’s style but with a more modern aspect. This is done to bring to light the transgressions of the antagonist of the play, Stanley Kowalski. The theme of past and present is explored as the characters pasts catch up to them. This…

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