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    of this revolution was an artist by the name of William Hogarth. Hogarth is often seen as the father of what we know today as comics. He laid the foundation for the satirical genre of art and allowed artists to depict the actuality of the society that they lived in. Hogarth was born in London, England in 1697. He grew up with little to no knowledge on the subject of art and more or less had to teach himself. As a child he was fond of the street life that surrounded him and would often spend a good amount of time sketching the scenes around him. This is where Hogarth got both his love for art and the idea to depict the society that he grew up in. As stated earlier, Hogarth had no immediate training for the arts and eventually chose to leave school so he could pursue a career in the arts. Hogarth started at the lowest possible form of art at the time and served a long apprenticeship to the engraver Ellis Gamble. Here he would get his first glimpse of art and…

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  • Assess The Importance Of Safeguarding In Health And Social Care

    available for diseases such as dysentery, influenza and measles. Medicine also proved inefficient against the diseases and thus, therefore, resulted in the death of many children. Mortality rates were at an all-time high 74% of children born in London died before they were five years old and in workhouses the death rate increased to over 90%. Thomas Coram came up with the idea to create a petition the king for a charter, to create a non-profit-making organisation. Initially, the process was…

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  • Essay On Baroque Painting

    William Hogarth was an observer of human behavior and painted life around him. This Rococo style painting created in 1743 is similar to the painting of the couples dancing. It shows a chaotic area all messy from looks to be from having other people over, and there is a guy that looks to be passed out tired from what happened but if you closely look his eyes are open. The woman seems to be stretching from a tiresome day with her eyes closed. There is another person in the other room looks to be…

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  • William Hogarth Gin Lane Analysis

    In 1751 William Hogarth engraved a black and white picture “Gin Lane”. His purpose for this picture was to expose the alcoholism that was happening in England’s cities towards the poverty-stricken crowd and to also support the Gin Act, “which limited the sale of cheap gin.”(320) “By the middle of the seventeenth century, gin had become one of the most destructive forces in urban England.”(320) Because gin was sold at basically pennies and formed cheaply it was easier for the poor to purchase.…

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  • Death Of A Salesman Willy A Good Father Analysis

    In Death of a Salesman by, Arthur Miller, Willy has a desire to be a good father to his son were his dad was not. Willy believes that if he can instill the correct values into Biff so he can be like himself or more successful. The problem Willy is confronted with is that he cares too much as if he is trying to emulate his life in Biffs. Compared to Willy Charley takes a position of hands off while still teaching Bernard to be a good student and by working hard because it will pay dividends later…

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  • Italian Renaissance Master Raphael: The School Of Athens

    on the adjacent wall is entitled Parnassus. This mural displays the Greek God Apollo in his outdoor dwelling place. Apollo was the god of music and poetry, and he is triumphantly in the center of the composition playing an instrument while singing. While these frescoes show ideals that were important in the Antique and Renaissance eras, they also uphold the idea of the arts being so disjointed and classified separately. If a muralist were working today, they would probably want to show…

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  • Denise Levertov's Poem 'Prisoners'

    About Poet: Denise Levertov was born in the United Kingdom 1923 and died in Washington in 1997. Levertov never received a formal education as a kid, therefore, she was taught by her parents about religion and the art of writing. When Levertov was growing up, she was an agnostic (later converted to Christianity in 1984) and many of her poems talk about religion. Due to her writing style, she was considered to be a “Black Mountain” poet. Black Mountain poets were poets in the 1940s and 1950s that…

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  • William Carlos Williams The Young Housewife

    William Carlos Williams is an imagist poet, who superiorly controls the meaning of his poems, using subtle language manipulations. One poem that shows this in particular is The Young Housewife. This poem is about the time the speaker was driving and sees a young housewife near the curb, calling the ice-man and fish-man to come. He compares her to a dried leaf, which at the end, he crushes with his car. This poem was published in 1916, a time when the world was a misogynistic place. Though the…

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  • Analysis Of Red Wheelbarrow By William Carlos Williams

    knowing what celebrities went through to get there. With that being said, what do you value most in life? Is it the little things that can be by the past or the important things? In life people tend to put so much value on the little things. For example, like William Carlos Williams hold his red wheelbarrow to so much standards. He feels as though so much depends upon it. When we focus on the little things, we tend to get side-tracked as William Carlos Williams shows in his “Red Wheel” poem and…

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  • William Carlos Williams The Wedge

    simple man was William Carlos Williams. He was born in America as a Puerto Rican-American who then with hard work and determination became a well-practiced doctor. He however is better known for his works of poetry that challenged the traditional way of writing poetry. In Williams’s book of poetry, The Wedge, is prefaced by an introduction that introduces his readers to his controversial ideas concerning poetry and what it should represent in today’s modern times. He wants his readers to break…

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