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    The effect of stepping back in time is also demonstrated through the differences between the novel’s two romantic love interests. Rose is introduced by her full title of “Miss Rose Bradwardine” (Scott 41) whereas Flora is “The Chieftain’s Sister” equating her to the old highland traditions. Time is malleable and something Waverley moves backwards and forwards through; this equates with the narrator of the novel and Scott himself, describing class issues and political rebellions and fights for independence in 1745 against the backdrop of the Napoleonic wars. Sir Walter Scott started the novel in 1805 only to lay it aside and resume writing it in 1810 followed by another gap before its conclusion and publication in 1814. The social and political changes in Britain over this decade of writing cannot be overstated. The events of turmoil, young revolutionary fervour and thought, and ultimate punishment and end of the fight for independence are echoed and countered in the British Romantic’s engagement with different independence and revolutionary narratives. Scott is looking back on the 1745 Hanoverian uprising with the knowledge of the successful American War of Independence and the devastating Terror that evolved from the French Revolution: Waverley is thus keenly aware…

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    He does this by writing “furnishing good libraries to the people at large,” which only reffers to the white people at large, not any other minorities. In addition, Mann also writes of his distaste towards novels of a simpler sort, and do not have much educational values to them. The novel “Leaves of Grass,” written by Walter Witman, is a prime example of a text Mann believed to not have educational value, as it was too “sensual” and “shocking,” rather than giving students a learning oppurtunity.…

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    Delacroix’s use of colour was influential in the development of both Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painting. His inspiration came mostly from historical or contemporary events or literature, and a visit to Morocco in 1832 provided him with further exotic subjects. Delacroix Debuted at the paris salon of 1822 where he exhibittes his frist painting Dante and virgil in hell which was inspired by Dante’s Divine comedy but influenced by Michelangelo and Paul Peter Rubens style as I said above.…

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    differentiating tartan by clans” came into existence (Roper 25). The kilt’s popularization also came with criticism as many people questioned its value and historic value against normal pant trousers. Similar to the British Parliament’s purposed ban on the kilt, the Highland society had to fight the Kilt’s repeal. Since the kilt was already so integrated into Highland culture and society, they were successful in removing its repeal despite the fact that the garment is more modern in its…

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    Persuasion is a novel by Jane Austen that portrays the Elliot family (which in this time is head by the Baronet Sir Walter Elliot), and their friends with a third-person omniscient narrator. The book takes place in early nineteenth century England during the Napoleonic Wars and also takes place in the same universe of one of Jane Austen’s earlier and most popular book Pride and Prejudice. Throughout the book, several characters such as Sir Walter and Anne Elliot are persuaded that their first…

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    The works of the Romantic period were shaped by changing ideas, and current social and political change, reflecting and commenting on this upheaval in their works often through an adherence to or a divergence from genre. The novel experienced a lot of experimentation in this period, Scott’s Waverley being the bestselling example of this . The combination of a National tale and one of the first uses of the historical novel genres together worked allowed Scott to consider political and social…

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    world today is not new or unique, but it has been manifested in different ways throughout human history. This reality, in part, is what gives the message of the Bible a timeless quality and relevance in the lives of Christians today. Overtime, however, something has been lost. The power of the story of God and His people has been robbed of its promise and power. Brueggemann writes, “The contemporary American church is so largely enculturated to the American ethos of consumerism that it has…

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    Comparison Between The Three Poems In the poems “The Passionate Shepherd” by Christopher Marlowe, “The Nymph 's reply to the Shepherd” by Sir Walter Raleigh, and “Raleigh Was Right” by William Carlos Williams, all share a central idea in unit one. They all view nature, either bad or good. The Shepherd and the Nymph both share images that tend to have the same thinking. In all the three poems, the authors depict how society views nature. Nature on the other hand, people view as beautiful, and…

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    The Bauhaus was an art school in Germany Dessau, it was built with the idea of generating an overall work of art in which all arts, cultures, and architecture be unified and modernized. The Bauhaus style is considered one of the most influential masterpieces in the modern design. The school was developed in the 1900's under the hands of three different architects. The founder and the creator of the Bauhaus was Walter Gropius from 1919 to 1928, Hannes Meyer took the lead after Walter from 1928…

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    The Circored Project was the beginning of a new technology using the new mini mills. In 1995, Cleveland Cliffs of Cleveland, Ohio partnered with the German Company Lurgi Metallurgie and LTV Steel. The key points to the Circored Project was project managers, changes to the management and design and market turmoil. A project manager must inspire a shared vision, be a good communicator, able to delegate tasks and be great at problem solving skills. Cliff Associates Limited(CAL), Ray von Bitter was…

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