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    In this intricate Memoir, the author, Merri Lisa Johnson offers her readers a chance to place themselves in her shoes, it gives you an inside perspective a woman living with BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder), and how it affects her everyday life and relationships. Which I’d have to say was eye opening for me. In this paper, ill refer to her character as Johnson. Her five year journey of writing this book and what it entails will not leave you disappointed, it definitely took my emotions on a constant roller coaster of highs and lows; it opened the door and gave me a new attitude when it comes to those who suffer with this disorder. The Memoir began with Johnson telling the story of another, Lisa Lopes known as “Left Eye”, which was…

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    Raydonia Monologue

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    Ah. Raydonia. A little green planet in the Outer Rim. It was quiet and peaceful...until the Empire came. "Three Credits," grumbles Ralgadorr, and I snap back into reality. And reality is at the market in the Capital City, as I try to make a deal with Ralgadorr Morra. He's an old Beslisk who cooks for Morra's Cafe. He's not all that friendly, but he'll talk to you if there's fresh meat involved. "Three Credits for a Blase Tree Goat?" I say, crossing my arms. Great. Even though they aren't hard to…

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    Leonardo da Vinci or his masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, or both. It is arguably the best-known painting in the world “attracting six-million visitors a year.” The eccentric artist, curious history, unprecedented style, and ever-changing context of the Mona Lisa are as intriguing as her mysterious smile. Leonardo da Vinci was born illegitimately to a peasant woman in 1452 in “Vinci in the Tuscan country side, thirty miles from Florence, Italy.” Circumstances like these could certainly lead to a…

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    the way he captured their emotions and brought this moment to life through this painting. For this reason, the painting is considered to this day a Renaissance art because to this day no other artist can get those small details so precise as he did. When Leonardo’s sponsor in Milan was overthrown, he had to return to Florence (Science and Its Times, 2001). During his time staying in Florence this time, he painted another famous painting. This painting was of a local merchant’s wife named Lisa…

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    The Mona Lisa is one of the famous world-renown paintings in our era today. One reason why people say the Mona Lisa is famous is because many people are fascinated by the mysteriousness the woman in the portrait displays. I never understood why Mona Lisa why? But I did some research and I found out back in the day around the 1850’s to the 19th century the Mona Lisa was not the most famous painting in the world. Paintings made by Raphael were much more popular than any other paintings during…

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    centuries,” during which, the ultimate goal of a person was to excel in all aspects of life. Dubbed a “true Renaissance Man” as he experimented and flourished in diverse areas, Leonardo da Vinci, was a sculptor, artist, engineer, scientist, architect and much more. Master of realism and perspective, da Vinci makes it evident that he truly is the epitome of a Renaissance man as he exceeded and made many accomplishments contributing to the sciences, arts, and mechanisms of the time period, leaving…

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    average everyday person. Whenever an Actor or Athlete is hired they are usually put under a contract. These contracts are usually about getting paid a certain about of money for doing so many episodes or playing in so many games. Negotiation and time is taken to get the actor or athlete to do the job. The contracts also bind some professionals into only being able to shoot with certain companies while under contract. After the contract is up the actor or athlete is able to do what they wish.…

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    Calorie-free macarons. Vintage Chanel and Hermès handbags for ten euros in every store. A view of the Eiffel Tower from every street corner. And handsome French garçons buying me croissants, vying for my amour. To my simple seventh grade brain, a parent-free Parisian jaunt with my classmates sounded like a perfect oasis, with only a mere five years separating me from my dreams. I’m a planner, there’s no doubt about it. Months before the official itinerary was issued during the spring of my…

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    Mona Lisa Visual Analysis

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    In light of John Searle’s claim that the Background plays an important role in determining the content of a visual perception, two people can view the same Mona Lisa painting and have non-identical visual experiences. Even if they have equal mental and physical functions, are equally distanced from the painting, and are standing in the same angle in respect to the painting, the visual experience for two people is unique to each individual because the ability to interpret and generate meaning…

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    Defying prejudices, Leonardo da Vinci became one of the most well-known Renaissance artists of his time. Social prejudice was a big factor in the life of Leonardo. He was born an illegitimate child, and was also deemed to be gay. At the time though, his society forbade such a sexuality, so he endured many hardships. Leonardo da Vinci was said to be one of the greatest medical artists in history. He conducted numerous amounts of human anatomy studies. In doing so, he confessed to dissecting over…

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