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    with many of his commissions, Leonardo never handed it over to Mrs. Gioconda or to her husband.” It is mentioned by Vasari who states that after Leonardo was “working on it for four years, he left it unfinished.” Another account by “Cassianno dal Pozzo, who in 1625 saw a portrait of a women at Fontainebleau and identified her as ‘a certain Gioconda’.” The painting is believed to have stayed in Leonardo’s possession until his death in France in 1519. King Francois I “paid a considerable sum for…

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    Raymond Carver is a popular American short story writer. Carver’s short stories consisted in a collection that all connect in one way or another. For example, in the collection, Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? , all of the short stories are a continuation of the previous short story. Raymond Carver writes each story in a way that they all relate with a twist. He makes his readers think and figure out the hidden clues in each story. Carver’s main subject in majority of his work focused on…

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    This was horrible. A class about monster tracking...great. I pull up on my black silk gloves they were a part of my uniform, along with a black and red plaid skirt, black saddle shoes, white knee high socks, and a white sweater. I hated it, but I had no choice, nobody can know how different I am. “Right class, what do you do when you see a monster,” asked Mrs. Shard in an annoying high-pitched voice that made my ears bleed. I wanted to flinch, but I couldn't for no one heard what I did.…

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    This chapter presents an overall view about feminism movement in general with special reference about Dalit Feminism. The term 'Dalit Feminism deals with special status of a woman who is also marginalised for her caste & gender. With some other writers here we discuss about short stories of Urmila Pawar a Dalit Feminist of India. Concept of Feminism In the mid 1800s the term 'feminism ' was used to refer to 'the qualities of females", and it was not until after the first International Women…

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    translated by Virginia Cox. The novel portrays the theme of the abuse of women and is written in dialogue to assist with interpreting this message. Moderata’s uncle, Giovanni Niccolò Doglioni, wrote a biography of her called Life of Signora Modesta Pozzo de ' Zorzi, known as Moderata Fonte. We learn that Moderata was born into a respected family in the year 1553 and orphaned before the age of one. Many family members volunteered to take care of her and her older brother because they would be…

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    Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter are two powerful dramatist of post modern times. They talk about existential crisis in their dramas. In fact, both Beckett and Pinter are associated with absurd movement. The absurd movement describes the meaninglessness and uncertainty of human life. This movement was influenced by existential philosophy of Sartre, Camus and Heidegger. Martin Asslin’s book The Theatre of Absurd is an authentic discussion on the theme of absurdism as presented by post modern…

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