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    A person’s identity is something that is very personal and is hard to describe and express to other people. Some people prefer to be identified by their physical characteristics, whereas others would rather be identified by their personality and how they are as a person. Knowing the difference between the two is one of the hardest things to do when you first meet someone. The same thing applies to art when trying to capture the identity of the artist. One’s identity can be defined by their experiences, ethnicity, religion, values, childhood, family background, among many other factors that make up a person’s identity. A piece of art can be perceived differently in the eyes of the audience, so it is vital that an artist’s work efficiently senses the artist’s identity. An artist who genuinely puts their heart into the piece and has the aim of expressing themselves through their heart has the powerful ability of conveying any message to an audience. Shirin Neshat, a visual artist from Iran, is known for her work in film and photography. A big portion of a person’s identity derives from a person’s family background and childhood. Neshat, grew up in a wealthy family of five children in an extremely religious town in north-western Iran. Unlike most of those in her town, her father, a physician, dreamed of life in the western world and adopted many western values. Her parent’s western values caused Neshat to be enrolled in a Catholic boarding school. Different from the…

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    Recently I’ve been thinking quite a bit about identity. Partially due to our discussions regarding it in class but also because of the part of my life I’m in. This is my second month of Freshman year and I have no idea where I fit into all of this. I feel like I’ve spent my whole life building an identity expecting it to be done by now. However, I am beginning to realize just how far I have to go and how excited I am to start. With this new objective in mind, I decided to take this class as a…

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    A) Place is a concept of two levels of meaning (Imort, Knox, Marston, and Nash 41). First, it is an objective location that has both uniqueness and interdependence with other places (Imort, Knox, Marston, and Nash 41). Second, it is a subjective social and cultural construct. In other words, somewhere that has personal meaning for individuals or groups (Imort, Knox, Marston, and Nash 41). York University is definitely a place, because one of York University‘s campuses is named “Keele campus”.…

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    There are different meanings for each word that is said in a language. Especially the English language. While Precession may have been looked at as angles of torque for physics or body mechanics; in astronomy precession refers to any of several slow changes in an astronomical body's rotational or orbital parameters. An example would be the steady change in the orientation of the axis of rotation of the Earth. How the earth rotates and what angle it is at changes many things. The sky we see today…

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    CONCEPT PAPER My identity is a collection of thoughts, feelings, and ideals that best describe how I perceive myself. I consider my own identity as that of a caring and outgoing young man, who is viewed by his friends as somewhat charismatic. For example, physically I am a young man impacted by spina bifida, a condition in which a portion of the spine is outside the body at birth. The…

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    Jonathan Celaya Italian American Literature and Film Assignment 2 Due Feb 11 Task 1: Answer the following questions BRIEFLY. 1) Who were the "Know-Nothings"? The “Know-Nothings” was the Irish immigrants Catholics and other immigrants that came to America during the 1850. It was an American political movement that had a limit on the Irish Catholics. They were called the “know-nothing” was because when a member was being asked about the activities, they would responds “I know nothing”. The…

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    Is certainty necessary for knowledge? To really answer this question, we have to define what knowledge really is. Then in turn, we have to define what certainty really is. Truth also should be defined in order to help better understand the question. Once all three of these terms are defined then the main question can be dealt with. Truth should be dealt with first since it is the underlying aspect of the question. Some people could consider certainty truth. However, I do not feel as if…

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    Real Identity Do we really know who we really are as humans in this world? We will be faced with a great number of challenges in life, where we are forced to be stronger and must learn to make it through. There will be many people trying to get in our way of success. The first thing we must do is find ourselves. If we truly know who we are, there will not be anyone who can stand in front of us and limit our capabilities of who we are. Having a sense of identity consists of knowing our…

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    What makes someone who they are? Is a person defined by their appearance, their characteristics, or maybe even their beliefs? These are questions that society has been asking for years, and—due to the complexity of the answer—various interpretations have been made. Many factors are involved with identity such as social and cultural notions of gender, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. Although determining ones self-identity can be rather difficult, there are artists that focus on…

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    A dictionary defines ‘Identity’ as “the condition of being oneself or itself, and not another.” William Shakespeare once wrote, “We know what we are, but not what we may be.” Gandhi preached, “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” Everyone who is born into this world spends everyday of their lives discovering themselves; discovering their identity. When we depart this world, we all leave behind our own sense of identity and any commentary we see fit to…

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