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    were a much admired couple Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks. When they got married and went to London, England for their honeymoon on June 21, 1920 they were greeted by lots of admiring fans. Since 1919 Pickford and Fairbanks had been business partners who got together with Charlie Chaplin and director D.W. Griffith to set up United Artists. After the couple got married Fairbanks gave Pickford a 22 room estate as a wedding present which included the first swimming pool in Beverly Hills located in Los Angeles, California. They named the property “Pickfair”. When Pickford and Fairbanks reached London, England…

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    audience. In lecture it was discussed that mass synchronous audiences went hand in hand with “mass entertainment” and motion pictures and silent films were an extension of mass entertainment. The fact that people had to travel by ferry boat from different areas to all watch the same silent film could be an example of synchronous mass audiences that act and react together in one space from all over which also made the crowed diverse. While discussing silent films she also mentioned famous actors…

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    with Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin and D.W. Griffith (Los Angeles Times, 2008). United Artists was the first major production company to be controlled by its artists rather than by businessmen. Not merely producing films, the company also handled the distribution of films made by independent producers. It started the trend among studios to act as distributing agencies for films other than those it produced. (The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica, n.d.) As an artist, Fairbanks knew how…

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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 system they have been subjected to, If you have a passion you can lean. Wrestling with STEM study alongside these children taught me the only thing…

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    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 material, Piece of Carpet with Geometric Design, shows that Jerusalem is a significant city of the Silk Road. The painting, Virgin and Child Enthroned and the Crucifixion, was painted around ca.…

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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…

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    The Lamentation of Christ in a Cartouche with Flowers is framed within a cartouche which 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…

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    The poor Apothecary is bribed with dollar bills instead of gold. To close out the movie, the TV announces that there is a “gloomy peace” instead of the Prince, who is now Officer Prince and Chief of Police. In the movie “Romeo + Juliet”, there are many symbols found throughout the movie that are used to convey a cryptic 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…

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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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