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A Summary of a Novel Set in Italy during the Second World War
Book 2 General questions: Summary for each chapter: title setting 13.Henry has been taken to the American hospital in Milan where Miss Gage, a young nurse takes care of him. The head nurse forbid Henry to drink wine but he disobeys, and pays some Italians to bring him wine with the newspapers. Titles : Arrival at th...
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Van Gogh's Life and Work
Vincent van Gogh arrived in Arles, in the south of France, in 1888, hoping to establish an artists' colony there. During the next few years, Van Gogh experienced the most intensely productive period of his life, painting some 400 works, including several versions of his blazing Sunflowers, his timeless Night Caf, living lan...
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A Biography of Vincent Van Gogh a Famous Painter
On March 30, 1853 Vincent Van Gogh was born in the small village of Groot-Zundert, Holland. When he is eleven, he begins schooling where he starts to draw for the first time. People begin to notice how magnificent his works were, and after he finishes school he begins to sell his paintings to art dealers. Van Gogh starts sp...
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Describing the Popular Artist Vincent Van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh was and still is, a well know artist, but did people really know him? Did they have any idea what was going on in his brain? From the looks of his final self-portrait, I think not. This painting was completed just months before his suicide, while he was living in Auvers, a hospital which treated paitents, l...
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The Artwork, Achievements and Influence of Artist Vincent van Gogh
Perhaps the only way to disentangle, for yourself, the real Vincent Van Gogh from the creation of so many others, is to study the great mass of work he has left behind. Locally, his art is on display at museums including the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and New York's, Metropolitan Museum, and Museum of Modern Art. In additi...
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An Introduction to the Life and Work of Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
Architecturearchitecture When Walter Gropius resigned as the head of the Bauhaus in 1930, Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe (1886-1969) became its director, moving it to Berlin before political pressures forced it to close in 1933. In his architecture and furniture he made a clear and elegant statement of the Int...
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The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh
Biography of Vincent Van Gogh What drove Vincent Van Gogh, born March 30,1853, to his mental illness and suicide? Could it have been the many things he tried, but failed at in his life? He failed in many different careers, in love, and even his artwork. Van Gogh sold only one painting his entire life. Because of his mental...
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The Tragic Destiny of Van Gogh, One of the Most Prolific Painters of His Time
Vangogh The rapid evolution of a style characterized by canvases filled with swirling, bright colors depicting people and nature is the essence of Vincent Van Gogh's extremely prolific but tragically short career. Vincent Willem van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853, in Holland, son of a Dutch Protestant pastor and eld...
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A Biography of Vincent Van Gogh, a Famous Artist
Vincent was born on March 30, 1853, in the village of Groot Zunbert in the Dutch province of North Brabant. His father, Theodorus, was pastor of a small Dutch Reformed Church. Vincent's mother, Anna Cornelia Carbentus, was a similarly mild and uninspired soul. It is common for biographers to dismiss Van Gogh's parents with...
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An Analysis of Miss Brill by Katherine Mansfield
Miss Brill - Characterization We live in a real world where real people communicate and interact with one another. However, there are a few people in this world who seem to be out of touch with reality and live their life through dreams like the main character in Katherine Mansfields short story Miss Brill. In this s...
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Muriel Spark's Novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie: A Story of Arrogance and Obsession with Fascism
The Rise to Miss Brodies Demise Miss Jean Brodie, the protagonist in Muriel Spark's novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961), is a character of great influence and arrogant dominance. As a schoolteacher in her prime, she believes she has an abundance of wisdom and knowledge about life's principles that she deeply desire...
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The Evening Delight in the Story of Miss Campbell
Miss Cambell lived alone in her pokey one-bedroomed appartment on the bottom of 23rd Street. She was an introvert and always had been. She never went out after work and her life seemed to be one long routine. One thing that Miss Cambell loved to do was plan dinner parties. She would make up imaginery invitation lists, const...
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Literary Analysis of the Short Story the Dead by James Joyce
The Dead by James Joyce is a short story of a New Year s eve party held by two sisters, Miss Kate and Miss Julia. Friends and Family attend the party. They have dinner and dance and sing and share memories with each other. Some memories bringing out the good emotions in people, and others bring out the bad. Through exp...
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A Literary Analysis of the Death of Miss Emily by Faulkner
This story is set in the south where Faulkner contrasted the past with the present. The first hint of this is his comparison of the death of Miss Emily to that of a fallen monument. This comparison sets the scene for the reader to look and see how the new meets the old in the south. The description of her house in the sec...
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A Literary Analysis of the Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
The Rise to Miss Brodie’s Demise Miss Jean Brodie, the protagonist in Muriel Spark's novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961), is a character of great influence and arrogant dominance. As a schoolteacher in her prime, she believes she has an abundance of wisdom and knowledge about life's principles that she deeply desir...
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An Analysis of the Character of Miss Brodie in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
The Rise to Miss Brodie’s Demise Miss Jean Brodie, the protagonist in Muriel Spark's novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961), is a character of great influence and arrogant dominance. As a schoolteacher in her prime, she believes she has an abundance of wisdom and knowledge about life's principles that she deeply desire...
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A Literary Analysis of the Personal History and Reminiscence in the Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
What role does personal history and reminiscence play in “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie”? An interesting narrative device of “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” is the manipulation of the time line. The first 5 pages are set in 1936, after which, we are brought back 6 years into the past into 1930. The time periods shift frequ...
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A Review of Mansfield's Story "Miss Brill"
In the Bedford Introduction to Literature, Characterization is defined as "... the process by which a writer makes that character seem real to the reader"(2126). In order to do this a writer has multiple tools at their disposal that add to the depth of a character and simplify roles in a story. This includes the u...
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An Analysis of the Character of Miss Brill in the Short Story Miss Brill by Katherine Mansfield
Katherine Mansfield, in her short story Miss Brill , slowly reveals the nature of her main character. She gradually divulges Miss Brill s personality, leading the reader to believe things about Miss Brill that are not true. Also, the point of view tt Mansfield uses enhances the story and adds to the reader s misinterpretati...
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The Wealthy Lifestyles of the Buchanan's During the Rise of Colored Empires
The wealthy lifestyles of the Buchanans and Miss Jordan have morally corrupted their lives. Money has created boredom for them. Their ways of perceiving life and their altitudes towards other is vain. But each of them shows off their vanity in different ways. Tom Buchanan, for example, believes that white civilization is go...
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Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh
The painting is made by Vincent van Gogh in 1889. He painted the image when he was in mental asylum. His worked was not highly appreciated during his period and he was only able to sell one of his collections. The painting is currently displayed in New York. The artist became depressed because of poverty and later shot him...
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A Paper on Life and Works of Vincent Van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh was the son of a Dutch pastor, Theodorus Van Gogh. Vincent was born on 30 March 1853 at Zundert, a village in the south Netherlands. Art was a part of Vincent when he was growing up because several uncles in the family were art dealers. Art and religion, therefore, were among Vincent's early experiences as...
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The Rise of Ludwig Van Beethoven One of the Greatest Composers of All Time
Ludwig Van Beethoven The rise of Ludwig van Beethoven into the ranks of history's greatest composers was paralleled by and in some ways a consequence of his own personal tragedy and despair. Beginning in the late 1790's, the increasing buzzing and humming in his ears sent Beethoven into a panic, searching for a cure from...
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Account of the Life and Works of Vincent van Gogh
Vincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch postimpressionist painter, whose work represents the archetype of expressionism, the idea of emotional spontaneity in painting. Van Gogh was born March 30, 1853, in Groot-Zundert, son of a Dutch Protestant pastor. Early in life he displayed a moody, restless temperament that was to thwart...
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An Analysis of the Washington Irving's Rip Van Winkle by Dame Van Winkle
In Washington Irvings Rip Van Winkle, Dame Van Winkle is described as a termagant wife (p. 574) with a tart temper and and sharp tongue (p. 575). In fact, Dame Van Winkle was so domineering that Rip frequently sought solace outside of his own home. However, his wife could have simply been completely frustrated by his lack o...
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