Winifred Mary Letts

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  • Poem Analysis Of War Is Kind By Stephen Crane

    The poem, “War is Kind” (1899), by Stephen Crane, mocks anyone who thinks that war can produce peace. Crane pushes this mocking tone to put forth an opinion to enlighten his readers that no matter the awards and glory a person may receive for losing someone to war, war will only leave people heartbroken and lonely, hence the idea that war will never be kind. Crane develops his poem by taunting the readers through the use of literary devices such as irony, personification and similes. In stanza two Crane utilizes the literary term, personification to exaggerate feelings. Crane talks for a while about men wanting to kill and then states, “glory flies above them”(9). Glory cannot fly but Crane allows it to by using personification to amplify the emotions of glory to make it seem as though it is amazing and these bloodthirsty men are dying for it. Crane starts this stanza making war sound not all bad, just a bunch of men willing to die for glory, but then Crane leaves the end of the stanza with the saying, a thousand corpses lying insisting that many men have died. Crane is trying to show the readers that glory may sound good, it may even feel good because Crane has been in war before, but in the end thousands will never leave the battle ground because they are dead and glory can never make up for all those deceased soldiers. Imagery is used widely in poems but specifically in stanza three imagery is applied to create sad and depressing sympathy. “Your father tumbles in…

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  • Personal Statement Of Experiencing Computer Science And Math

    I volunteered as a tutor at Saint Mary 's bridge Home through the PULSE program this year. Working with a population of disenfranchised youth at Saint mary 's center taught me one key lesson that I would like to bring to the Student Technology Specialist position; Computer Science and Math is for everyone. No matter who it is or what type of school system they have been subjected to, If you have a passion you can lean. Wrestling with STEM study alongside these children taught me the only thing…

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  • Virgin And Child Enthroned And The Crucifixion Analysis

    the middle of the East and West. Many people might traveled from Europe to China for the variety of raw materials, such as silk. Therefore, Jerusalem can be the city with many different beliefs, cultures and products. For example, Virgin and Child Enthroned and the Crucifixion painting, and the wool material, Piece of Carpet with Geometric Design, shows that Jerusalem is a significant city of the Silk Road. The painting, Virgin and Child Enthroned and the Crucifixion, was painted around ca.…

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  • Rhetorical Ethos In Elizabeth Browning's Pleading Letter To Napoleon III?

    In Elizabeth Browning’s pleading letter to Napoleon III, Elizabeth uses many rhetorical devices in order to convince the Emperor of France to pardon Hugo. She flatters His Majesty Napoleon III in an attempt to win his goodwill. Second, she uses syntax in order to create an intelligent letter. Finally, she thoroughly explains her purposes to Napoleon. Thus using flattery, syntax, and logos, Browning was able to effectively persuade Napoleon III to pardon Hugo,had of course he sent the letter.…

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  • St. Anne Constructing The Virgin Analysis

    It is interesting to note that, included in the set of Suffrages as the very first prayer is an illustration devoted to St. Anne in St. Anne Instructing the Virgin (Fol. 13). It is no accident that the first suffrage in this prayer book is dedicated to the saint with the same name as the patron; certainly, this primary position was deliberately chosen, indicating the particular devotion to this saint that Anne de Bretagne had. The inclusion of St. Anne is not only significant because of the…

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  • Romeo And Juliet Movie Vs Play

    The poor Apothecary is bribed with dollar bills instead of gold. To close out the movie, the TV announces that there is a “gloomy peace” instead of the Prince, who is now Officer Prince and Chief of Police. In the movie “Romeo + Juliet”, there are many symbols found throughout the movie that are used to convey a cryptic meaning and add more culture to the film itself. One of these symbols happens to be the Virgin Mary, which is a predominantly found in Catholicism. In the time period Romeo and…

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  • Bernal Diaz's The Conquest Of New Spain: Analysis

    are supporters or caretakers to the Spaniards. At one point Diaz talks about the soldier’s mood lifting when natives helping the soldiers, “brought us four Indian women who were good for grinding maize for bread”(Diaz, 345). This is the only type of recognition of most women in Diaz’s narrative. Only Dona Marina gets individual or extensive attention. Dona Marina seems to fill a type of “Virgin Mary” role in the conquest. In the Catholic Bible, Mary is the only woman who has never sinned; this…

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  • Compare And Contrast Pieta And St. Michelangelo

    It is one of the highest quality stones of this time period. Michelangelo used sculpting as he choice of work to replicate The Virgin Mary and Jesus. The Pieta is an Italian Renaissance styled sculpture. The Pieta contains much detail as well as different textures. Michelangelo makes it easy for the viewer to distinguish personification in his artwork. He makes Mary unnaturally larger than her son of 33 years. Michelangelo makes Mary the focal point by using a triangular shape. Bernini made The…

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  • Adoration Of The Shepherds Analysis

    centre and as they got less important they are put to the side. Its hierarchy in a painting that does not only extend to the sides, but as in distance as shown on the painting. Next, to Jesus there is Mary who is fully clothed with her feet not showing. Mary is also not showing any poorness like the other women who are in the same class. The only way we see Mary as the same class as the shepherds is by the women directly behind Mary. They are walking with highly fashioned clothes that are washed…

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  • The Virgin And The Child Reading Analysis

    white fabric on the baby can catch more attention by using a cape with a large of caution color red, to bring out the blue color in the centre of the painting, and the fabric is the lightest and the only white color that can find. Moreover, the red cape holds one-third of the area, the warm color is oversize in the picture. The blue dress and the green backdrop can balance the hue. It is easy to see that structure and the main elements of The Virgin and the Child Reading and Lucca Madonna look…

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