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    Myrtle and Gatsby have dramatically different personalities--Myrtle is vulgar and garish, while Gatsby is more classy and refined--but as part of the “no money” working-class, Myrtle represents a past that Gatsby, now a member of the nouveau riche, has monetarily transcended. However, as Fitzgerald illustrates, social standing does not necessarily follow wealth. Gatsby grew up poor with nothing but his love for Daisy, who, as a member of the “old money” class, embodies Gatsby’s lust for both status and wealth. While Gatsby tries to join the upper class through the acquisition of wealth via organized crime, Myrtle tries to attach herself to money through an affair with Daisy's husband, Tom Buchanan. Like Gatsby, Myrtle gains the wealth for as long as she remains involved with Tom but not the status she seeks. In The Great Gatsby, both Myrtle and Gatsby are social climbers with complementary aspirations who exemplify the impossibility of ascending the social ladder, as their lower-class backgrounds blind them to…

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    “ We did not come to fear the future. We came to shape it”(said by Barack Obama). This quote could not fit any better for these two colonies. Both, Jamestown and Plymouth, came to the ‘new world’ to create a better future for themselves as individuals and a society. Of course, both were very different in many ways, from where they landed to who came. What was truly was different, but similar at the same time, was the their encounters in the ‘new world’. The Jamestown colony came over from…

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    Dhanushkodi was a ghost town and he had nowhere to go. The nearest village was thirty miles away and he was surrounded by wilderness, a death trap. Arthur fell onto the ground, the icy sting of the floor seared his leg and the raindrops shattered on his hard like battle-charged soldiers, clinging onto him with a tormenting, tenacious grip. The thunder of the clouds and the cackle of smothering embers were like a requiem, sealing Arthur’s fate. Arthur staying in the village for a month, dining…

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    Paul Klee Research Paper

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    Tanner Harmsen Ms. Bromley October 2, 2016 Artist Essay Paul Klee Paul Klee was a German and Swiss artist best known for his amount of art influenced by expressionism, surrealism, and cubism. Paul Klee was born in Munchenbuchsee, Switzerland, on December 18, 1879. He was involved and influenced by many artistic movements, including cubism, surrealism, and expressionism. He taught in Germany until 1933. His family then fled to Switzerland, where he died on June 29, 1940. In his early life he…

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    Ed Kennedy is an ordinary 19 year old boy. One day, he and his friends are at the bank during a robbery. During the robbery, the robber dropped his gun and rushed out of the bank because his ride left, so Ed decided to pick up the gun and go after the guy. Ed saves the bank, and is known as a hero. Ed continues on with his daily life playing card games with his friends when one day, Ed gets a card of ace in the mail with three address. Ed is very confused; who would send him this in the mail?…

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    Charles Rennie Mackintosh

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    Charles Rennie Mackintosh was a talented and successful architect and designer in the 19th and 20th century who worked in Glasgow and is best known for several remaining creations within the city. Recognized as the father of “Glasgow Style” which created and inspired a new approach to architecture. Born in 1868 on June 7th, Charles Mackintosh studied art and design where he was interested in drawing programmes at the Glasgow School of Art as well as trained as an architecture under John…

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    Lolita-Exist Analysis

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    Lolita for example. It’s a stylized take on the turn of the Existing short booties. You can even pair big lace and tulle skirts Existing deco movement. The tendency for this look to reemerge time Existing movements past. The Art Deco period was a time that encapsulated Existing both new and old, modern and understated. Existing art deco style. Vintage is making a comeback. Artists and Existing art deco eras. If you ever peruse an art history book, Existing history book, you may recognize…

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    In E.B. White’s correspondence to the Children of Troy, he states the following: “A library is many things. It 's a place to go, to get in out of the rain. It 's a place to go if you want to sit and think. But particularly it is a place where books live, and where you can get in touch with other people, and other thoughts, through books” (“Letters to the Children of Troy”). Libraries customarily serve as providers of vast arrays of knowledge, provoking introspection and musing enabling the…

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    It is clear that in the time tunnel, advertising needs the help for communicating those ideas. That help comes from modernism art (1870) especially during the Edwardian period (1901 1910). Most of the advertising pieces have a strong influence on the modern art in those days Art Nouveau, Art Deco which were decorative styles, was the most representative style to advertise products, and we can see here more deeply is the role of women and how women interact with products. Also, the struggle for…

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    A new popular urban architecture style was flourishing the cities in the United States called Art Deco. The foundation of the modern age movement started in Paris in the 1920’s. Architectures acknowledge the structures where they defined it as straight lines that followed cubic proportions. (Gebhard 4) Art Deco was represented as a combination of modernization and architect traditions. What identifies Art Deco and separates it from other building is the ornament, sculptures and the surface…

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