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    Both translations state it quite eloquently, yet in different ways. One describes her as “forgetting love due her own blood,” and the other saying “not for her children nor her dear parents had she a thought, no” (Barnard 12-13; Carson 9-10). Sappho’s frustration with Helen seeps through in her language. The audience is also astounded by this thought. Yet, the reference to Helen proves Sappho’s thesis-as she said so initially. Helen, although she knew it would cause a war, pursued the most beautiful. And, the fact that she chose to follow Paris makes Helen an example of someone who finds the one they love, the most beautiful. Not only that, it makes known that her love is more important to her than any other aftereffects that her choice may bring. This return to the martial theme of the priamel reflects that not only is the person one loves more beautiful than armies, but it is a perfect example illustrating Sappho’s declaration. The story of Helen functions…

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    It was around that time in the afternoon when you realized your day is not going to be productive because you woke up an hour ago, but you try anyway. I was starving, but my roommate had told me about a brunch place in Harlem called Kitchenette, perfect for my two thirty brunch. For some reason, the subway was far more crowded than usual. People were stacked together, awkwardly touching each other. And, I start to regret trying to the trip to 125th Street. I finally reach 125th Street. The…

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    Many truly don’t know the complete meaningful definition of the word passion. Passion in the dictionary is a very vague and simple definition. The definition defines passion as a strong emotion. There are many strong emotions out there in the world that the word passion can be confused, or can be used in the wrong context. It seems like people have taking away the true meaning of passion. People have overlooked the word and substituted the definition with a definition that will never truly…

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    It is one of the highest quality stones of this time period. Michelangelo used sculpting as he choice of work to replicate The Virgin Mary and Jesus. The Pieta is an Italian Renaissance styled sculpture. The Pieta contains much detail as well as different textures. Michelangelo makes it easy for the viewer to distinguish personification in his artwork. He makes Mary unnaturally larger than her son of 33 years. Michelangelo makes Mary the focal point by using a triangular shape. Bernini made The…

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    are supporters or caretakers to the Spaniards. At one point Diaz talks about the soldier’s mood lifting when natives helping the soldiers, “brought us four Indian women who were good for grinding maize for bread”(Diaz, 345). This is the only type of recognition of most women in Diaz’s narrative. Only Dona Marina gets individual or extensive attention. Dona Marina seems to fill a type of “Virgin Mary” role in the conquest. In the Catholic Bible, Mary is the only woman who has never sinned; this…

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    centre and as they got less important they are put to the side. Its hierarchy in a painting that does not only extend to the sides, but as in distance as shown on the painting. Next, to Jesus there is Mary who is fully clothed with her feet not showing. Mary is also not showing any poorness like the other women who are in the same class. The only way we see Mary as the same class as the shepherds is by the women directly behind Mary. They are walking with highly fashioned clothes that are washed…

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    neglected most of the time when she isn’t with her friends Martha and Dickson. She heard a cry coming from down the stairs. She looks for where the noise came from until she finds an abounded room. The room has ivy vines all around the room, with a tree trunk in the middle. The room is similar to her mother’s room and she is asking why there is a room like this in her uncle’s house? She asks questions to the gardener who tells her that it’s a secret garden belonging to her late aunt. He said it…

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    white fabric on the baby can catch more attention by using a cape with a large of caution color red, to bring out the blue color in the centre of the painting, and the fabric is the lightest and the only white color that can find. Moreover, the red cape holds one-third of the area, the warm color is oversize in the picture. The blue dress and the green backdrop can balance the hue. It is easy to see that structure and the main elements of The Virgin and the Child Reading and Lucca Madonna look…

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    another child in her lap and while the first child seemed to be dressed in rags, this child is dressed in a white tunic or dress. In a painting where almost everything and everything is colored, the white makes the child stand out and draw the eye of the viewer. His tiny hand is lifted while holding two fingers up as he looks down at the other child, as if instructing as the other listens. This child on the woman’s lap is the focal point of the painting. As this is an altarpiece made for a…

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    God-head, and other such divine things, all revealing to her aspects of the Divine love. As Julian reflects back on these revelations decades later in the “long text” of Revelations of Divine Love, she realizes that everything about the revelations were love: the reason God gave them was out of love, God showed her His loving nature, and He showed her that His love was in everything. Julian shows her ascetic tendencies not just in the source of her revelations, but throughout her discussion of…

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