Ramesses II

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  • Analysis Of King Khosrow And Queen Shirin In The Garden Court

    The Painting on Ivory depicts King Khosrow and Queen Shirin in the Garden Court and was constructed by Persian Rovhani during the 20th century. The lively scene makes its presence known in that it is vivid in its use of color yet uniform all the same, the text is included around the images rather than the other way around, and the individual events are separated into discrete horizontal sections yet are woven together seamlessly into the fabric of the scene. In addition, the narrative of the…

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  • The Explanation Of The Lamassu: A Horned Lion

    Standing majestically with a gaze protruding from a body of “white limestone and alabaster…” (MET), the Human-headed winged lion measures up to 10 feet and 3 ½ inches in height. Also referred to as the Lamassu, the sculpture is adorned with a “horned crown” that represents a spiritual holiness. Despite the crown’s intention to convey a state of “divinity”, it is in my observation to point out how outwardly phallic the top of the Lamassu head appears. It may be a vague symbol of masculine power…

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  • An Analysis Of Shakespeare's 'Sonnet XVIII'

    his work. By 1597 he had fifteen plays published and by 1599 Shakespeare and a few business built their own theater on the bank of the Thames River. They later named it The Globe (“Prezi 3”). Some of Shakespeare’s earlier plays include Richard II, Henry VI, Henry V and of course the iconic Romeo and Juliet. Most of his earlier plays demonstrate the common theme of the consequences of weak rulers. However, he also wrote various comedies, these include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Merchant…

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  • Manipulation In King Henry IV

    If a man represents himself as something that deviates the slightest from his true self, is that not in itself an act of manipulation? Today’s speech in regards to Module C will discuss how all representations of people and politics are undoubtedly acts of manipulation as true political agendas must be hidden behind a misleading facade. Language plays a particularly powerful role in portraying these political representations. However ambiguous the political motive may be, control is the…

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  • Theme Of Voyeurism In Psycho

    The film, as an entity, contains many elements, from the narrative to the mise-en-scène to the editing of the film. Robert Spadoni discusses many of the elements of film in his book A Pocket Guide to Analyzing Films. One element he briefly examines is the utilization of the prop and how the prop becomes a motif. To further explore this concept, this essay will consider Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. In this film, Hitchcock subjects Marion Crane to the voyeur through his placement of the owl in…

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  • Bate Motel: The Narration In A Film

    The experiences you have while watching a film are very interesting. Typically within a film, you, the viewer, is presented with a problem or situation and it is up to you to come up with the solution. These situations may have good results or bad, but it is always up to the viewer to discover the solution. Discovering a solution is not always easy. Historian David Bordwell believes that the narration in a film cues and constrains its viewer .Directors always find ways to confuse a viewer by…

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  • Analysis Of Bohemian Rhapsody

    I was asked to choose a commercially available piece of music and analyse the recording techniques used. The piece I have chosen is ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ by Queen from their 1975 album ‘A Night at the Opera’ (Queen, 1975). Written by the band’s lead vocalist, Freddy Mercury, the song was recorded in 4 different studios between August and September of 1975. These were: - Rockfield Studio 1 - Roundhouse - SARM (East) - Scorpio Sound Bohemian Rhapsody was produced…

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  • Christianity In The Primary Chronicles

    In The Primary Chronicles, the establishment of Christianity is strategic via the characterization of two female characters, Anna and Olga. In Kievan Rus’, women are expected to be passive; they must serve their husband and worship God. The concept of passivity is widely associated with Christianity whereas activity is perceived to be pagan. Anna is a representative of this ideal because she accepts Vladimir’s marriage proposal in exchange for the conversion of Rus. Olga, on the contrary,…

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  • How Did The Great Empire Build The Ottoman Empire

    The Ottoman empire was first found in the thirteen hundreds. The empire stretches much further back, but it was under the leadership of Osman that this great empire succeeded in moving out from its territory in northwestern Anatolia and started conquering and taking over other territories. The first main victory took place in the Balkans, and these conquests led them to return to western Anatolia flush with money and men. In the middle of the fifteenth century they had already took some…

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  • Hatshepsut: Rise To Power In Ancient Egypt

    Second Intermediate Period. Hatshepsut, one of the most well-known female kings of Egypt, is a clear outlier to what one would expect from a typical pharaoh. Her story, in summary, involves her gaining control over administration after King Thutmose II, her husband and step-brother, dies, and using that as a stepping stone to claim solitary kingship rather than continuing a life of co-regency – meaning, shared kingship – with Thutmose III, the originally intended male heir and her step-son. This…

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