The short story “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell, the poem “Batter My Heart three-person 'd God” by John Donne, and the drama “Les Miserable” by Victor Hugo are all masterpieces created in different eras that have a couple things in common. All three pieces of work are primarily made up of a great deal of irony. By irony, each story is unique but also calls attention to the authors’ points.
The Webster Dictionary defines irony as “a situation that is strange or funny because things happen in a way that seems to be the opposite of what you expected” (“Irony”). Irony is what fills each of the masterpieces of work and therefore makes them have something in common.
There is a handful of irony in the great drama “Les Miserables”.…
or differences between the translations that the group finds significant.
Scripture follow-up questions:
• What is significant about these similarities and differences?
• What is the argument Paul is trying to make in this passage? (If the group is having trouble with this, refer to Setting the Stage: Galatians 4) Is he convincing? Do you think he would have been convincing for the Galatian community?
• If you were Paul, would you employ a different tactic to argue your point?
Certain aspects that are apart of stories
will hook the reader and make it a good story. Elements like making a bad guy have the appeal of
the good guy in the story, keeping the reader guessing, or putting a twist on the love story keeps
a reader intrigued and makes a story into a good story.
One aspect of a story that makes it good is when the reader is drawn to the bad guy or
villain of the story. Normally in a story everyone wants the good guy to beat the bad guy,
accomplish his task…
Art and Craft of the Machine- Frank Lloyd Wright
The key aspect discussed by Frank Lloyd Wright in ‘The Art and Craft of the Machine' is 'the machine' in which he stresses that ‘in the machine lies the only future of Arts and Crafts’. During the time, 1901, Wright wrote the visionary article, expressing his philosophy on 'the machine', how it can be used, studying the misuse of ‘the machine' in architecture and art; supporting his points with historical events and art movements. Wright's report…
Postmodernism is a late-20th-century movement in the arts, architecture, and criticism that was a departure from modernism. Postmodernism was a movement in architecture that rejected the functionalist, modernist ideals of rationality and also used to describe a dissatisfaction with modern architecture. Postmodernism is characterized by the return of ornament and symbol to form. The aims of the postmodernism was look back to the past for inspiration of history and tradition, ideas of…
Tadao Ando a Japanese Architect well known for his use of monochrome colors, raw materials, simple forms. Tadao Ando works reveal a dialogue with nature and tradition (culture); Shintai and space; and geometry. In addition to many other concept and sub-themes. Beside the present of Japanese traditional concept in his architecture, Ando was influence by Modern architecture (Louis Kahn and Le Corbusier) I will discuss in this paper the vision and concept that Ando‘s Architecture…
A Finnish architect, became a Phenomenologist in 1957 when he was inspired by one of his mentor, Professor Aulis Blomstedt. A quote from the man, Juhani Pallasmaa, Buildings are not abstract, meaningless construction, or aesthetic compositions, they are extensions and shelters of our bodies, memories, identities and minds. Consequently, architecture arises from existentially true confrontations, experiences, recollections and aspirations (The Thinking Hand. Existential and embodied wisdom in…
Aim of Context:
Looking at the life and work of Le Corbusier. What events took place in his lifetime, what circumstances made him who he was. To understand Le Corbusier’s Philosophy in his work and life.
Looking at the many works of Le Corbusier. To see what they show what influenced him to make it. It will also show the philosophy of how Le Corbusier composed his work of “Arts”
Genre: Abstract Painting
elongated rectilinear tube of space that resembles a giant box kite landing on the dunes. The Medhurst House, floating above the vineyard, is a pure Platonic glazed box recalling the first seemingly airborne building, Mies van der Rohe 's Farnsworth House (1946-51).
Denton Corker Marshall 's interest in early 20th century art and architectural theory, specifically Amedee Ozenfant 's and Le Corbusier 's formulation of Purism, in which objects were represented as basic machine-made forms…
Utilizing two examples with seemingly contradicting architectural languages, Rowe clarifies that the interpretation of these buildings should not look at the contextual qualities such as temporal position on a historical timeline and location; rather, the analysis should focus on the objects in isolation. Even though Rowe discovers many parallels between Palladio’s work and Le Corbusier’s, he does mention the justifications for the geometric forms differ for the two architects. Correspondingly,…