Oscar de la Renta

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    faced by its people have manifested in the present. Constantly oppressed, underestimated, and abused, the people of the Caribbean have developed a unique culture marked by the exploitation of the natives and slaves by the European colonizers and North American imperialists. The lines drawn by the North Atlantic powers have created an image of what is wrong or right, good or bad, high or low, worthy or undeserving. This line lies between the Caribbean and what these North Atlantics deem as the modern world. In an interview, Oscar de la Renta once said, “Do you know why I almost always wear a tie? I have this complex that if I walk into a place wearing a colorful shirt someone will stop me and say. ‘I’m sorry, but the Latin band comes through the other…

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    connection that drove Oscar de la Renta to pursue fashion design first as an illustrator coming from a fine arts background. The beauty about fashion design is the fact that every season the designer creates another story to add to the woman of today. And then again What 's more beautiful than dressing a woman? In the same way an artist adds another layer to their painting, Fashion Design is much more than what the first layer provides. It 's an industry that thrives on hours of work, endless…

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    In the jam band scene, there is none like Umphrey’s McGee. After originally forming in 1997 at the University of Notre Dame, these guys have evolved into powerhouses of fusion rock music. They are able to combine jam, jazz, metal, progressive rock, reggae, and new wave into a sound that is all their own. On November 11th, 2016, Umphrey’s McGee released an album called “ZONKEY.” This album is contrived of all mashups. All of the mashups are combinations of the band’s influences. Although mashups…

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    but one in fact, the De La Pena diary is a historical importance of information of a Mexican soldier discontent with the Leadership of Santa Anna along with brutality killings at the Alamo along with Davy Crockett’s surrender. The Diary of De La Pena has been argued of its originality, was it forged, and how accurate was the events that occurred. James E. Crisp and Groneman both affiliate themselves with this argument throughout Sleuthing the Alamo. James E. Crisp digs deeper into his…

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    Someone who is foresighted can confront many situations of life; despite the contingency life can have. “The Ant and the Grasshopper” is an Aesop’s Fable adapted by Jean de la Fountain. It has been adapted throughout the ages. Aesop was a legendary Greek fabulist (620–560 BC). He was a reputed creator of numerous short tales about animals, all of these illustrated human virtues and failings (World Encyclopedia). The french poet and man of letters Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) was one of the…

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    While most Spaniards believed that the harsh treatment of the natives during the conquest of the Americas was necessary to accomplish the Spanish Imperial objectives in the region, there were many who opposed those treatments. Bartolomé de las Casas a Catholic priest, was the most eloquent critic of Spanish mistreatment of the New World’s native population (de las Casas, p.7). In his document, History of the Indies (1528), de las Casas aimed to inform the public back in Spain of the atrocities…

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    The clean-cut, dapper Neuromantic boys made their way back to the state of Pennsylvania, headlining their Punishment Tour. Joining them were two bands from New York, Candy Brain and Justin Symbol, along with Requiem from California. While the venue was a bit compact, it mad no different to the crowd or the band. Candy Brain, with the front stage lined with giant lollipops, started off the show. Bunny Abbit (vocals), Anton Silv (guitar), Rachel Zyats (keys) and Chelsee Chaos (bass) are the four…

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    In her poem titled “The Letter of the God of Love”, Pizan defends women against clerks who write accusations against women and who put women in a negative light. The poem was partly a reaction to the popular acceptance of the slandering of women in the continuation of “The Romance of the Rose” by Jean de Meung and the Roman poet Ovid’s Art of Love. In Pizan’s poem, it is mentioned that certain men “lay blame to [women], composing tales in rhyme, in prose, in verse, in which they scorn their…

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    Bartolome De las Casas, a Spanish priest describes the horrible actions taken by the Spaniards in the New World. They kill, torture, terrorize, and destroy the most guileless, faithful, and obedient people only for their wealth. In Bartolome’s view, it is absurd these men who call themselves Christians do things such as “take infants from their mothers’ breasts, snatching them by the legs and pitching them headfirst against the crags” (Devastation of Indies). The Christian Spaniards continued to…

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    Who Is Jean De La Fontaine

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    In 1956, Frenchman Pierre Pithou published the first edition of these fables. Due to these two people and countless others, Jean de la Fontaine was inspired to write 12 books of fables in Verse Libres. Moreover, La Fontaine was a poet well known, especially, for his fables. It is worth mentioning that La Fontaine wrote in classical Vers Libre.…

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