Biblical Stories Depicted in Caravaggio's Judith Beheading Holofernes and Peter Paul Rubens's Samson and Delilah
In this compare and contrast essay, a student analyzes the painting Judith Beheading Holofernes by Caravaggio and the painting Samson and Delilah by Peter Paul Rubens. The student discusses how both artists drew on biblical stories to show how men can be weakened by women.
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"You provide some solid content in your comparison of the two paintings, and it's good that you have come up with a theme that links the two of them. However, since you mention that both paintings draw from biblical stories, you should share the basic story of Judith and Holofernes to give the reader a better understanding of your analysis. Since you already did this with your coverage of Samson and Delilah, the additional background information will help balance out your discussion. Your word choice should be double-checked to ensure you're not misrepresenting any facts. For example, Rubens's Samson and Delilah is currently located in London; it wasn't created in London. Standard practice in academic writing is to include figure captions for any images in your work so that the reader can easily identify them. It's also unclear why you decided to talk about Rubens's painting before Caravaggio's when Judith and Holofernes was created first. If you don't have a particular reason for the arrangement of your content, it would be better to go in chronological order. A final edit is needed to work on writing convention errors, especially problems with showing possession: for example, "Caravaggio's Judith Beheading Holofernes" and "Samson's downfall.""
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