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    Shaker Culture Book Report

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    We see an early example shaker culture when Mr. Tanner gives young Robert the pig for help and apron with the calving. Mr. Haven and Robert are fixing the fence when Mr. Tanner brings the pig Roberts father states about accepting the pig “we thank you brother Tanner but it’s not the shaker way to take frills for being neighborly” (P 21). I think this shows that in the shaker culture they feel that is not right to accept a gift or payment for doing the right thing in any given situation are helping out your fellow man. We see another bit of shaker culture when Robert speaking to his father when they’re moving the the grain crib, when Robert asked his father if he is heartsick because he can’t vote, and his father answers him “no I take what I am we are plane people, your mother and aunt, and your sisters, you and me. We live the book of shaker.” (37) I think what Roberts fathers trying to explain to them here…

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    The audience can get a general sense of the subject matter, yet the exact perspective of the farmhouse is multi-layered. In this way, On a Shaker Theme reveals the Analytical Cubism that Sheeler was exposed to during his second trip to Europe. The fundamental premises of style that early Cubists Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso idolized were objectivity, truth telling, and freedom from dimension. Sheeler paints with almost invisible brushstrokes – it resembles digitalized graphic designs of…

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    health, hygiene, perfection and civility. Modern society has evolved at a faster pace and rejected the concept of dirtiness of humans and houses. In industrial design, cleaning could be described as streamlining which involved simplifying objects to be efficient, modern and organised. The production of cheap commodities was high in demand because it revolutionized public consumption. However, some religions relate their virtue to cleanliness, therefore it is a lifestyle. In this paper, the…

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    he Shakers were originally located in England in 1747, in the home of Mother Ann Lee. They developed from the religious group called the Quakers which originated in the 17th century. Both groups believed that everybody could find God within him or herself, rather than through clergy or rituals, but the Shakers tended to be more emotional and demonstrative in their worship. Shakers also believed that their lives should be dedicated to pursuing perfection and continuously confessing their sins and…

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    The Word Shaker

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    mayor’s library, Frau Hermann offered her a book to take home. Liesel politely declined explaining being able to read a book when she goes to pick up the laundry was sufficient enough. On the way home, she searched through the trash cans to find a newspaper with a blank crossword puzzle for Max. After an amazing soccer game, Liesel went to the basement to tell Max all about it. Max on the other hand only asked about the the weather. So, Liesel went out everyday, and brought him a description of…

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    Mjlk Essay

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    With only two Shakers left alive, this American religion group is likely to vanish. Yet there are designers who strive to keep their legacy alive through projects inspired by Shaker's wood furniture - an example of craftsmanship in its purest form. Mjölk, a lifestyle shop and gallery based in Toronto, holds an exhibition merging examples of Shaker's original furniture, 20th century European replicas and works of three commissioned designers. "This weird cult movement from America... what is…

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    When Liesel is about 9 years old, she learns to read coming to an understatement that Hitler's form of propaganda and figures out why her mother, father, and brother are killed. Max, who truly understands and gets the effect of hitler’s propaganda helps impart this lesson in the story “The World Shaker”. In this journey of liesel leaving her old family, and becoming a stepdaughter of a new family with a mean step mother doesn’t like her in the beginning and claims she isn’t good and with a…

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    Why to select Shaker kitchen cabinets? If you're looking for classic or timeless cabinets for the kitchen, you'll find one option just best which is the one and only the shaker kitchen cabinets. These cabinets happen to be the most popular selection of many home owners since years not only for that kitchen but additionally bathroom. They've a stylish along with a timeless style and they'd be the greatest choice available if you're looking for such cabinets that may last for a very long time but…

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    Shell Shaker Analysis

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    Importance of Community A sense of community is an aspect that is present in just about every culture and in all people’s lives. In Shell Shaker, LeAnne Howe emphasizes the importance of having a relationship with one’s community. Howe’s form of community is important because it represents the need for people to come together in numbers when faced with threats, be a present support system for members in the community, and because community connects people together and forms a stronger bond for…

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    As you worked on your monologue, what were the most significant decisions you made about the use of the performance space? How effective were your decisions?" 25 marks The monologue that I have chosen, Adele’s monologue from shakers by john godber and jane Thornton, deals with the challenges young women face by society and its views of abortion, humiliation, betrayal of trust and the decisions which rightly or wrongly young women are sometimes forced to take without proper support and are indeed…

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