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    I volunteered as a tutor at Saint Mary 's bridge Home through the PULSE program this year. Working with a population of disenfranchised youth at Saint mary 's center taught me one key lesson that I would like to bring to the Student Technology Specialist position; Computer Science and Math is for everyone. No matter who it is or what type of school…

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    On the Silk Road there were many items, traditions, religions, techniques and much more were being traded from West to East, vice versa. Jerusalem is a city of the Silk Road because it is located in the middle of the East and West. Many people might traveled from Europe to China for the variety of raw materials, such as silk. Therefore, Jerusalem can be the city with many different beliefs, cultures and products. For example, Virgin and Child Enthroned and the Crucifixion painting, and the wool…

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    In Elizabeth Browning’s pleading letter to Napoleon III, Elizabeth uses many rhetorical devices in order to convince the Emperor of France to pardon Hugo. She flatters His Majesty Napoleon III in an attempt to win his goodwill. Second, she uses syntax in order to create an intelligent letter. Finally, she thoroughly explains her purposes to Napoleon. Thus using flattery, syntax, and logos, Browning was able to effectively persuade Napoleon III to pardon Hugo,had of course he sent the letter.…

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    It is interesting to note that, included in the set of Suffrages as the very first prayer is an illustration devoted to St. Anne in St. Anne Instructing the Virgin (Fol. 13). It is no accident that the first suffrage in this prayer book is dedicated to the saint with the same name as the patron; certainly, this primary position was deliberately chosen, indicating the particular devotion to this saint that Anne de Bretagne had. The inclusion of St. Anne is not only significant because of the name…

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    has a garland of flowers draped around the it and image. The scene of actual lamentation is in the center of the painting depicting a group of cherubs removing the shroud from the body of Christ revealing it the Virgin Mary, who is wearing blue and red drapery with a grey vail. Mary clutches her heart, which has been allegorically pierced by a sword as cherubs look upon her and the body of Christ each showing sadness as one wipes a tear from his eye. Christ’s body is as white as the shroud he’s…

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    meaning and add more culture to the film itself. One of these symbols happens to be the Virgin Mary, which is a predominantly found in Catholicism. In the time period Romeo and Juliet the original play was written, Roman Catholic was the main religion found in that region on the world. The Virgin Mary isn’t worshipped in any other Christian religion other than Catholicism, so this is a clear way of showing it. Mary is known as the purest woman to ever live, and is also a symbol for healing.This…

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    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 is why she is chosen to be the Mother of Jesus. Although Dona Marina was a native, she helped the Spaniards; she was different from those she was born among. In the eyes of the Spanish, she was helping the right side. In the Catholic Bible, Mary gives life to Jesus, which allows him to become the savior of humanity.…

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    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 St. Peter’s Piazza an oval shape…

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    This painting got me admiring it which looked artificial where it was godly and that painting is “The Adoration of the Shepherds” by Joachim Antonisz Wtewael. The Painting is located at The Legion of Art under the galleries of countless Renaissance Pieces and Baroque pieces that all have resembling quality that resemble the one I choose. The Piece that I choose is an Oil on Canvas which was created in 1598-1599 from a Dutch Artist Wtewael. The piece got my attention for having a similar style…

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    The Virgin and the Child Reading or Ince Hall Madonna, an oil painting that painted by Jan Van Eyck in 1433. It was a painting near the early renaissance, therefore, this artwork present religious idea, which is about the Catholic’s Madonna. However, gods in religious paintings were starting to be humanized. “Jan van Eyck is credited with originating a style of painting characterized by minutely realistic depictions of surface effects and natural light.” (The Nation Gallery) Van Eyck was a…

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