Raised Fist

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  • Summary Of Betye Saar's Outgrown Pyramid Part 1

    red frame of the box. In contrast to this brightly colored dress, Aunt Jemima’s skin is pitch black and matches a black fist centered in the space where the notepad would be. In the notebook’s stead, Saar has placed a small painting of Aunt Jemima holding an angry caucasian white child. In this little depiction it is a sunny day and Aunt Jemima is standing in front of a picket fence, over which a bright white towel is drying — the towel frames a black fist which is a striking contrast in the center of the composition. This painting within the piece is a more realist depiction, whereas Jemima’s expression on the notebook holder is unrealistically clownish. Behind the entire notepad holder and Aunt Jemima, there is a quasi-wallpaper pattern of the standard Aunt Jemima logo, her portrait smiling with a bandana around her head. These repetitive logos create a…

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  • Plant Bed Essay

    A raised plant bed is elevated and sits higher than the its surrounding ground. Many things can interrupt the ability of plant growth in a raised garden bed: materials, bugs, and even the products that are being used. To some extent, we can control how strong we want our plants to grow. The most modern stage in the development of plant bed design today for raised beds filled with fast draining planting mix, which are ideal growing environments for vegetables. Therefore, using a deeper plant bed…

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  • Claudia Rankine's Essay: An Analysis

    Annette Lemieux’s Left Right Left Right, consists of thirty black and white photographs nailed to wooden pine poles, depicting raised fists. Some of the images include the fists of important societal figures such as Martin Luther King Jr., Richard Nixon and Jane Fonda. The other images include anonymous fists of a sailor, a preacher and a concertgoer at Woodstock. Together, the fists raised in unison suggest the idea of a protest, while the use of the poles convey the idea that the photographs…

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  • Feminism Vs Fatalism

    1.2 Nimle fingers or raised fist? It is during the process of the above-mentioned debate that the idea of “nimble fingers” was introduced to describe the reason behind the feminisation of the labour force. Feminists argue that women are considered to be born with nimble fingers, dexterous in doing manual work, and are inherently more docile. These characteristics lead to their proficiency in assemly line, their tolerance to tough work discipline, and their less involvement in trade unions. As a…

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  • The Meaning Of Serena Williams Analysis

    black community, this tactic completely contradicts the definition. In the act of conforming, we mold ourselves into caricatures and lose the sense of self, completely negating the active pursuit of the acknowledgment of our excellence. Left Right Left Right, is an art piece created by Annette Lemieux, currently on display in the Human Interest exhibit at the Whitney Museum. This piece is a collection of thirty black and white photographs nailed to wooden pine poles, depicting raised fists. Some…

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  • Hausa Greetings Analysis

    bow, and several other greeting gestures and postures may be regarded as universals and which Hausawa share with other peoples and cultures of the world. But there are some gestures that are certainly Hausa-specific linguacultural acts. For instance, jinjina is one such act that is not only truly Hausan, but performed uniquely in a Hausa cultural way. It therefore differs in some respects from other (Hausa and non-Hausa) greeting gestures because it is culturally extremely different and…

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  • Essay On George And Lennie Friendship

    “When his aunt Clara died, Lennie just come along with me out workin’. Got kinda used to each other after a little while.” (Steinbeck, 40) This highlights the start of George and Lennie’s true friendship. Although Steinbeck does not reveal how long they have been together but with the surrounding information it proves to show that they have been together for a while. The next way that shows how George and Lennie have each other no matter what is when George shot Lennie at the end of the novel.…

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  • Mindfulness Exercises

    Script: “Please get into your ‘mindful bodies’ – still and quiet, sitting upright, eyes closed. Now place all your attention on the sound you are about to hear. Listen to the sound until it is completely gone. Ring a mindfulness bell, or have a student ring the bell. Use a bell with a sustained sound or a rainstick to encourage mindful listening. Tell students, please raise your hand when you can no longer hear the sound. When most or all have raised their hands, you can say, now slowly,…

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  • Violence In Fist Stick Knife Gun And Male Bodies

    Violence can affect people mentally or physically and one doesn’t have to be involved to notice the lifestyle change that violence can affect. The physical effect from violence is obvious on how it can change a life, however, the mental effect is not noticeable to everyone. The two literatures that can demonstrate how violence can affect people, in this case boys, mentally are Fist Stick Knife Gun and “Male Bodies and the White Terror”. An example of a mental effect would be trauma which is a…

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  • North Carolina Fight Song Analysis

    As recent as September 24, 2016, students heard the same music performed by the Marching Tar Heels at the UNC versus Pittsburgh football game. There, approximately 75 students wore black clothing, raised their fists, and remained seated during the performance of the national anthem in support of those affected by police brutality. This demonstration directly references the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City where two black athletes, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, were condemned by the Olympic…

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