Marian apparition

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  • Essay On Marian Apparition

    Mary’s Earthly Apparitions Besides the four Marian Dogmas of the Catholic Church, Mary has inspired the lives of millions of people across the world. Mary is the Church’s leading intercessor for prayer, and she considered to be the patroness of humanity. Something truly miraculous that Catholic’s believe in regarding Mary is Marian apparitions. A Marian apparition is a supernatural appearance of the Blessed Mother Mary here on earth. The three most famous accounts of Marian apparitions occurred in Lourdes, Fatima, and Guadalupe. The city of Lourdes is located in southern France, and was the home to a young girl named Bernadette. While searching for firewood, the young fourteen year old saw the Blessed Mother in a grotto by the river. The appearances became a regular thing and Mary instructed Bernadette to do multiple tasks such as pray for sinners, build a church at this site, and drink from the spring. The spring is something extra special and unique to Lourdes because the spring did not exist originally until Bernadette was instructed to dig for it…

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  • Luz Calvo's Our Lady Of Controversy

    The book “Our Lady of Controversy” edited by Alicia Gaspar de Alba and Alma Lopez addresses many prevalent issues that were raised when Queer Chicana artist Alma Lopez showcased her reinterpretation of the iconic archetype of La Virgen de Guadalupe at the museum of International Folk Art in 2001 CyberArte. The book consist of short essays from scholars that analyzed the controversy through the context of religion, feminism, art and censorship, colonialism, queer theory, and Chicanx history.…

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  • Marianismo And Hembrismo Analysis

    When discussing portrayals of what defines true womanhood some begin the conversation with the commonly gender specifics terms which are called Marianismo and Hembrismo (Greer; Asencio). Scholars have defined Marianismo as “derived from the Catholic belief in the Virgin Mary—ascribes superior morality and spirituality to the Latina woman, who is considered able to endure suffering more than men. Her traditional femininity is portrayed as submissive, religious, modest, and humble, and a woman who…

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  • Portraits In Colonial Peru

    One of the common types of paintings in Colonial Peru during the 18th century was a portrait style depicting a single figure. These portraits were not created to only be a image of the person in the painting, but also to convey information about their life and their accomplishments. One of the most notable examples of this type of painting is the Portrait of Marcos Chiguan Thopa Coronilla Inca. Marcos, a royal Inca descendant is portrayed standing very similar to the posture of the Viceroys next…

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  • Alan Turing

    working things out. He invented the idea that of the ‘universal machine’ that would be able to decode or solve any set of problems. Later that, Turing moved to Princeton University to study for a PH. D in mathematical logic. Code Breaking: In 1938, Turing joined the Government Code and Cypher School and when the outbreak of war happened with Germany in September 1939, they moved headquarters to Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire. A few weeks beforehand, the Polish government had given France and…

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  • Romanticism In Stephen Crane's Maggie A Girl Of The Streets

    Stephen Crane characterized the characters of the novel through their actions and interactions with other characters during the story. Such as Jimmie, from the opening scene it was obvious he was violent and did not care much for rules and even his own safety. In the opening fight scene Stephen Crane wrote,“In the yells of the whirling mob of Devil’s Row children there were notes of joy like songs of triumphant savagery. The little boys seemed to leer gloatingly at the blood upon the other…

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  • Walt Disney And Robin Hood Similarities

    Hiss and the sheriff. In Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Sheriff George of Nottingham and his cousin, were the main antagonists of the movie. Prince John was never shown in the live movie, either. In Robin Hood Disney movie, by Walt Disney, the movie showed the Prince John, Hiss, and the sheriff in jail and the narrator said, “I thought we never get rid of those two rascals” (Disney, 1973). The antagonists, of the Disney Robin Hood movie, got put in jail. In the movie, Robin Hood Prince of…

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