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Lisa Bright And Dark - When someone has a nearly "perfect" life, it’s hard to believe that person could be going out of his or her mind. Lisa Bright and Dark, by John Neufeld, explores the world of mental illness through Lisa Shilling, a sixteen year old who believes she is going crazy. Though she and her friends know this, she is unable to receive help because her parents think she is making it up. With no adult help, the problem has to be taken into the hands of Lisa and her three teenage friends. 	Lisa Shilling starts off as any normal teenager, attending school, going out with friends, and even dating....   [tags: essays research papers] 429 words
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Lisa Bright & Dark - John Neufeld is the author of “Lisa Bright & Dark”. He lives and works in New York City these days. He was educated at Yale. His style of writing are usually touching stories. Finding information about John Neufeld is quite difficult since the Internet nor the book has provided any help whatsoever. Lisa Shilling is the main character of this book. She is just sixteen as she slowly loses her mind. Lisa is quite an example of teenager with problems which is why she’d be classified as a very real character....   [tags: essays research papers] 774 words
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Leonardo Di Ser Piero Da Vinci and The Mona Lisa - Leonardo di ser Piero Da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519), is almost the greatest geniuses in history ever since God made human beings. How to explain that, he was a painter, sculptor, musician, mathematician, engineer, architect, anatomist, geologist, botanist, and writer. The most incredible thing is he showed interest and explored all of the aspects and his grand achievement influenced the history of human beings and even nowadays. With all the fabulous crowns he wore on, he was famous as a painter....   [tags: drawing, artist, inventor, ]
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Analysis of Lisa Brock's Argument Against Abortion - When working to make an effective argument, the writer must analyze many aspects. For example, who the audience is, what their viewpoint is on the issue, and how to get them to believe the argument. On the topic of abortion, most writers can incorporate an ethical, logical, and emotional appeal to get the point across. However, Lisa Brock, the author of the article, "Life Challenges" does not effectively make her argument because she only develops an appeal to the emotions of the reader....   [tags: Life Challenges, Lisa Brock]
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Lisa Frazier's The Pact - Lisa Frazier's The Pact My father's family lived in New Jersey when my dad and his three brothers were just blooming adolescents. Their parents were the product of the cocktail generation, and the Irish tendency towards alcoholism was augmented by that social niche. Despite the arguments and drinking, Mary and Jack wanted to make sure their children got the best possible education. The boys were sent to Catholic schools, and once they graduated were forcefully directed down a collegiate path....   [tags: Lisa Frazier The Pact] 1378 words
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The Mona Lisa or La Gioconda - We live in an era that is so saturated with images, making it seem unimaginable to live at a time when only the wealthiest of people had their likeness captured. Well, that was the situation during the renaissance era, though. Believe it or not, before the fancy cameras, there was a time when the only way to produce one’s portrait wass by hand. It was very time-consuming, and well, money-consuming. However, the sketching and painting were not a problem, since the renaissance is said to be one of the most creative periods in history....   [tags: famous Leonardo Da Vinci paintings] 1475 words
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Mona Lisa Smile and the 50s - Mona Lisa Smile and the 50s Introduction; This film was set in the 1950s and revolves around a woman known as Katherine. This is a woman who has taken a teaching position in “History of Art” at Wellesley College. This is a women’s conservative college that focuses on liberal arts. Girls are sent to this college so that they can learn traditional values, good grooming, and respectable behaviors that are deemed to be appropriate in the society. This notwithstanding, however, Katherine wants to make a difference by influencing the next generation of girls and women....   [tags: norms, education, married, society] 943 words
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Still Alice by Lisa Genova - Lisa Genova, the author of Still Alice, a heartbreaking book about a 50-year-old woman's sudden diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, graduated valedictorian from Bates College with a degree in Biopsychology and holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Harvard University. She is a member of the Dementia Advocacy, Support Network International and Dementia USA and is an online columnist for the National Alzheimer's Association. Genova's work with Alzheimer's patients has given her an understanding of the disorder and its affect not only on the patient, but on their friends and family as well (Simon and Schuster, n.d.)....   [tags: Alzheimer's Disease, Novel Anlysis]
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The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann - Alexander Stowe is a twin, his brother is Aaron Stowe. Alex is an Unwanted, Aaron is a Wanted, and their parents are Necessaries. Alex is creative in a world where you can’t even see the entire sky, and military is the dream job for everyone and anyone. He should have been eliminated, just like all the unwanteds should have been. He instead comes upon Artimè, where he trains as a magical warrior- after a while. When he was still in basic training, and his friends were not, he got upset, he wants to be the leader, the one everyone looks up to....   [tags: literary analysis, book report] 713 words
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The Tone Of Bright And Morning Star - Under Communist rule, everyone is equal by law. That's why during the 1920 to the 1950's, African Americans flocked to join the party. Included in the flock of black Communists was the renowned black author, Richard Wright, whose works are today known for their dark portrayal of black Communist life. A critic summarizes the influence on his stories: "As a poor black child growing up in the deep South, Richard Wright suffered poverty, hunger, racism and violence... experiences that later became central themes of his work" ("Richard Wright" 1)....   [tags: Richard Wright] 1992 words
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The Bright Side of the Darkness - ... The Hollow Men gives off the vibe that the men are trying to deal with the fear of death’s dream kingdom, even if that is through disguising their fear. In Apocalypse Now the disguises were also “deliberate” like those in The Hollow Men. For example when a masked Kurtz drops a decapitated head in Willard’s lap, Willard still knows that it is Kurtz even though he is wearing face paint. The disguise isn’t fooling anyone. Leading me to think the disguise wasn’t for Willard, but for Kurtz himself....   [tags: hardship, negative, positive, optimistic]
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Renewable Energy: A Bright Future - In chapter thirteen of our book, Environment by Raven and Berg, it shows us just how important renewable energy sources are. Currently the United States of America thrives on the use of fossil fuels and nuclear power. The main problems with these types of fuel are that they are both limited and can be extremely harmful to our environment. They cause global warming, air pollution, acid rain, and oil spills (Environment), and not only that, but in the grand scheme of things, these sources really aren’t even that cheap of a fuel source....   [tags: Renewable Energy, ]
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Star Light, Star Bright - Today there are numerous places where one can look up a daily horoscope: magazines, newspapers, and a plethora of online websites. Horoscopes are not just randomly thought up each day by the writer. They are carefully researched, interpreted, and written by analyzing the placement of the stars and planets on a given day. The growth of astrology, and the resulting knowledge, is closely tied to the study of constellations. Astrology has grown from the past and by researching the history of astrology and constellations one can infer that they have a similar history and future to the world....   [tags: Astrology ]
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The Bright Red Pickup - The wind was blowing in his face and he was driving down yet another deserted road. Miles of fences and plains surrounded his old, shimmering bright-red pickup. Albuquerque, NM was Ron’s destination, and he was just miles away. He was fleeing his distraught and remorseful past in New York, looking and hoping for a better life in New Mexico. Ron looked out the window, thinking of what the future would be like. Maybe buy a house, get a job, even have a family, a wife and kids... he thought. Ron never had a family....   [tags: adventures, ] 2022 words
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Star Light, Star Bright - Camping. Something I fond of. Since I was a kid, I solely love being with the nature as if I was born best friend for them. When I was in the primary school, I joined the Young Scouts Club, which was my favourite until I reached fifteen, but, the activity had to be forgotten since I move to the private school. A well-known, prestigious school which somewhat brings a weird feeling inside me. Honestly, I liked it more to study in my previous school, a public government school. I met some cool mates there, ordinary friends who came to school by foot, by bicycle, by bus with an innocent goal to study....   [tags: personal narrative] 724 words
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The Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci - If someone where to ask you to name a famous painting, what would you say. I would answer The Mona Lisa, possibly the most prominent painting there is today. For my research project, I will be analyzing, retelling, and exploring the Mona Lisa. I chose this piece of artwork because I love art and was just interested in why the Mona Lisa is such a well-known painting. The Mona Lisa was created by Italian Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci. It was started in approximately c.1503 in the town of Florence, Italy....   [tags: artwork, louvre museum, france]
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The Mona Lisa and Leonardo Da Vinci - Introduction According to Biography.com, Leonardo da Vinci was born in the year 1452 in the little town of Vinci. In his tender age as a young boy, he developed a passion for drawing nature. His portraits were mostly paintings of religion and nature in a rather realistic manner. Leonardo da Vinci took three years to complete the portrait of Mona Lisa. He derived a lot of pride in this particular piece of work so much so that he always carried it around with him up to the time of his demise. After his death, the Portrait was acquired by the King of France and is now preserved in the Louvre Museum in Paris, France....   [tags: enigmatic paintings]
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Leonardo Da Vinci: The Mona Lisa - Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest painters and most versatile geniuses in history. He was one of the key figures of the Renaissance, a great cultural movement that had begun in Italy in the 1300's. His portrait of the Mona Lisa is ranked among the most famous paintings ever painted. His portrayals and drawings presented him another viewpoint of the craft society. He went past his education by making an experimental investigation of light and shadow in nature. It dawned on him the sketches were not contained blueprints, but rather three-dimensional bodies characterized by light and shadow....   [tags: renaissance, painter, italy] 1043 words
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Lisa Rosen's Journey to Become a Doctor - Nearly everyone in the world wants to be a doctor due to that prodigious salary, but the steps necessary in order to become one can seem a bit tricky. How can a wacky curly headed girl at UT Austin pull this off. Her college days might be blended as she puts it, but it is obvious that her research and experiments have an exclusive part of her heart. Needless to say Lisa Rosen accomplished this goal with flying colors, and she now has a life that wouldn’t be traded for the world. Orange and white buildings, orange and white sidewalks, and orange and white clothed students are all that this graduate student would see during her days at UT Austin....   [tags: college, graduate, research] 697 words
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Analysis of the Film, Mona Lisa Smile - Chills traveled down my spine as my heart began to burst. I thought to myself, “How could a film be this powerful to my eyes?” Mike Newell’s “Mona Lisa Smile” hit me like a ton of bricks. I could not believe how well put this film was as the cried the last scene hearing lines such as “But not all who wander are aimless. Especially not those who seek truth beyond tradition, beyond definition, beyond the image. We will never forget you.” This 2003 film takes place in the 1950’s where everything was different and proper back then....   [tags: film analysis, movies] 911 words
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Lisa Belkin's The Opt-Out Revolution - ... This idea is pivotal; turning the biological differences between men and women into an overarching belief system is dangerous because as previously stated, it does not account for sociological or cultural explanations of segregation of gender in the workplace. In a sociological or environmental context, there is an implied obligation for women to conform to socialized gender roles. The socialization of these gender roles in young women works to counteract the progress that the feminist movement has made in recent years....   [tags: critical review, women in the workplace]
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Shakespeare's Bright Star - 1. What are the effects of this poem’s structure. At first analysis of the rhyme scheme, many would describe the “Bright Star” as an English, Shakespearean sonnet. However, after a closer analysis reveals a structure of eight and then six lines rhymes interweaving, an octave preceding a sestet, it becomes evident that the poem conforms to the structure of an Italian sonnet. This merger of two sonnet types into one larger sonnet is deliberate. By harnessing the most powerful aspects of the Italian and English sonnets into a single sonnet, Keats is able to present structurally his ideas while also emphasizing the couplet....   [tags: sonet analysis] 734 words
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Bright Star essay - In Bright Star, Keats utilises a mixture of the Shakespearean and Petrarchan sonnet forms to vividly portray his thoughts on the conflict between his longing to be immortal like the steadfast star, and his longing to be together with his love. The contrast between the loneliness of forever and the intenseness of the temporary are presented in the rich natural imagery and sensuous descriptions of his true wishes with Fanny Brawne. The structure of Bright Star is unique in that it breaks free of the limitations of the sonnet form, a form that is notorious for its strict and constrained nature....   [tags: John Keats]
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Analyzing The Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci - The Mona Lisa If someone were to ask you to name a famous painting, what would you say. I would answer the Mona Lisa, possibly the most prominent painting there is today. For my research project, I will be analyzing, retelling, and exploring the Mona Lisa. I chose this piece of artwork because I love art and am just interested in why the Mona Lisa is such a well-known painting. The Mona Lisa was created by Italian Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci. It was started in approximately c.1503 in the town of Florence, Italy....   [tags: louvre museum, La Gioconda] 905 words
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Stories behind The Famous Mona Lisa Portrait -    If I speak of the name, Mona Lisa, you will not be unfamiliar. She is a woman in the portrait of Leonardo Da Vinci, becoming a household person. Mona is the Italian abbreviation and respectful address in Renaissance, so the literal translation of the portrait, Mona Lisa, should be "Mrs Lisa". This painting represents the highest artistic achievement of Da Vinci, succeeded in shaping an urban middle-class lady's image in the rising period of capitalism. Her posture in the painting is elegant with subtle smile; mysterious background shows deep boundless scene, incisively and vividly playing the painter’s brushwork of that unique misty "aerial perspective"....   [tags: Smile, Da Vinci, Mystery] 851 words
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The Mona Lisa A Recreated Oil Painting Ideology - Universally, the medium is a significant component in the media frequently used to convey a particular message in the world of art. This is particularly true of one of the most prestigious, world renowned paintings. Research has been conducted on artworks focusing on the origins of a piece rather than understanding the meaning of recreating an artwork. Frequently used methods, such as visual technologies, reproduction images, and the copy of works, are ways of sharing works in mass media. The Mona Lisa, a painting created sometime between 1503 and 1506 by Leonardo da Vinci, is one of the most celebrated, extraordinary, paintings in the world....   [tags: prestigious reputation, mysteries]
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Da Vinci's The Mona Lisa - Da Vinci's The Mona Lisa When I first look at the ‘Mona Lisa’, I notice the intriguing look that is on her face. The expression is one that reminds me of a lady that is neither happy nor sad, smiling nor frowning. Her skin is very smooth and she has no blemishes, but also she has no eyebrows, which makes her look quite strange. At different times the expression on Mona Lisa changes. Sometimes she is giving a cheeky smile and others she looks puzzled. This is very strange and almost magical. Also, when looking at the Mona Lisa, I notice that her face is bathed in light....   [tags: Visual Arts Paintings Art Da Vinci Jaconda Essays] 652 words
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Lisa - My boredom lingered on despair as I sit at home alone wondering what my friends are doing at school. I wouldn’t be in this situation if I would have stayed out of trouble. My antics got me suspended from school, and enough trouble with the law that they had me on house arrest. I could not talk to my friends and I couldn’t go anywhere either. My thoughts start to stray towards Lisa. Lisa is a petite blonde that amazes me with her intelligence. I find myself thinking about her more and more often as I serve out this time on house arrest....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 2745 words
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A Critique of the Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci - The Mona Lisa is a half-length portrait of a woman that was painted by the famous artist Leonardo Da Vinci. This portrait was painted in oil on white Lombardy Panel Paper. It is an oil painting that utilizes the technique of sfumato. The painting technique sfumato overlays translucent layers of colors. This is used to create a blending of colors so there are no clear transitions seen. The materials used in sfumato are oil paints and a Lombardy Panel Paper. Sfumato is used to create a painting that appears to have no lines....   [tags: oil painting, portrait, artist]
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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See - ... “My only rebellion came in the form of nu shu, our women’s secret writing. My first break with tradition came when Snow Flower-my laotong, my “old same,” my secret-writing partner-sent me the fan…(2).” Since Snow Flower taught Lily Nu Shu, the two girls were able to write to each other using the secret-code. This form of writing was used exclusively for women’s use. If it were not for Snow Flower teaching Lily Nu Shu, the girls would not have been able to know more about each other and end up not having as close of a bond....   [tags: chinese society, cultural practices] 648 words
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Analysis of the Inspirational Film, Mona Lisa Smile - The movie, “Mona Lisa Smile” is an inspirational film that explores life through feminism, marriage, and education lead by a modernist teacher at the end of a traditional era. It begins by introducing the lead character, Katherine Watson (Julia Roberts), a liberal-minded novice professor from California, who lands a job in the art history department at a snobbish, all-girl college, called Wellesley, in the fall of 1953. Despite warnings from her boyfriend Paul that a Boston Brahmin environment was out of her element, Katherine was thrilled at the prospect of educating some of the brightest young women in the country however, her image of Wellesley quickly fizzles after her first day of clas...   [tags: movies, film analysis] 2055 words
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Graduation Speech: The Future is Bright - Our most distinguished guests, beloved parents, members of the faculty of County High School, fellow members of the graduating class, ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon. Four years ago, a new high school was established in the County area. Its establishment created mixed feelings. and expectations from the community. Questions such as: What kind of a high school could this be. Would this be able to uphold academic excellence as well as social and cultural values which most parents would like their children to internalize and live with....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address] 629 words
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The Bright Future of Genetic Engineering - The Bright Future of Genetic Engineering Imagine the major food crops - corn, wheat, rice, soybeans - which can resist diseases - and resist pests - and create their own fertilizers - and resist extremes of weather. Imagine potatoes containing more protein, and other vegetables and fruits which contain more nutrients, taste better and resist rot. Can you imagine tomatoes that actually taste like tomatoes. Imagine what such food crops could mean for a world population which will double in less than 40 years....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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The Future Looks Bright For Ja - The Future Looks Bright for Japan Over the past 40 years nuclear energy has gone from being the energy source of the future to the energy source that everyone fears. The world has faced 20 plus nuclear accidents since testing began in the 1950's (www.hempwine.com). Three of the four most disastrous nuclear accidents have occurred in the past twenty years. Theoretically, nuclear fission(1) is an excellent means to generate electricity; however, fission's history of accidents has shown it to be too risky to the environment....   [tags: essays research papers] 2388 words
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The Secrets of Harry Bright - The Secrets of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh This book is titled, The Secrets of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh. It was published in 1985. I have read other novels by Joseph Wambaugh. He is a very intriguing author. He has a way of capturing his audience that is paralleled with few authors. In essence, he relates his writings to everyday life woven into crime, drugs and sex. It appeals to a more mature audience, which can appreciate Wambaugh’s rough portrayal of urban life. My first thought of the book was it lacked historical significance....   [tags: essays research papers] 998 words
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A Girl Named Lisa - A Girl Named Lisa I was working in the seafood department one day when I saw them...well, her actually. I wondered what her name was. She was about 13 or 14 years old, maybe a bit more, but certainly not old enough to drive yet, or maybe she was. She was with her family, I think...no, I assume. Her father (I assume) was the big guy with a red sash on his waist and a jacket with a yin-yang patch on the front right side of it and it was black. The jacket, I mean. Her mother (I assume) was there too, and...I don't remember anything at all about her....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Autobiographical Essay] 1797 words
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Alone, by Lisa Gardner - Alone, by Lisa Gardner, is a story about a police sniper, Bobby, who was called to a hostage situation and ends up taking actions he will later regret. What you see at first glance is not always what it really is. Bobby thought he saw one thing happening in the house on that night, but the truth was something he could never imagine. In November 1998 Catherine Gagnon had reached her final string. Lives were about to change with just the pull of a trigger. Bobby didn’t know that when he pulled that trigger he was going to be pulled into a whole tangle of lies and secrets....   [tags: essays research papers] 810 words
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Educational Psychology: The Life History of Leta Stetter Hollingworth - i. One of the most ignored innovators of educational psychology, Leta Stetter Hollingworth has immensely impacted our knowledge pertaining to children with exceptionalities. ii. Leta Hollingworth was born on May 25, 1886 in Dawes County Nebraska to Margaret Elinor Danley and John George Stetter (Silverman, 1992). Being the oldest of three sisters, Hollingworth’s mother died after giving birth to her. iii. Leta Hollingworth was born was born May 25, 1886 in Dawes County, Nebraska and died November 27, 1939....   [tags: research, bright children, teaching]
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Bright Future of Molecular Nanotechnology - The Bright Future of Molecular Nanotechnology       On a cellular level, the biomedical technologies of today are crude and destructive.  Even the most delicate surgery does not repair medical problems.  Surgical methods tear away huge swatches of both damaged and healthy cells, and rely upon the body's own ability to heal itself.  The drugs of today are developed by trial and error at a cost of millions of dollars, and disperse throughout the entire body, causing numerous side effects in tissues unaffected by the initial physiological insult the drug was intended to correct.  Today's genetic screening can determine if a patient's genome contains specific aberrant genes, but can neither d...   [tags: Technology Essays]
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A Hundred Bright Smiles by Irene Hardwicke Olivieri - “Gender” and “Art”, these two words alone seem fairly simple and subtle but contain a world of complexities. Gender is a term often misunderstood, misused or underestimated. As is art, these two terms when translated merely to “painting” or “male and female” are belittled, doing so is in many cases can be offensive almost an insult to ones own intelligence, or an insult to others. The two words are very broad and general if not used properly and since there is no way to regulate a law per-say as to how to use them, they mean different things to different people....   [tags: gender, art, artwork]
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Film Review Mona Lisa Smile - Mona Lisa Smile. Dir. by Mike Newell. Columbia Pictures, 2003. In the movie, Mona Lisa Smile directed by Mike Newell, a new art history professor at Wellesley College teaches her female students alternatives to their seemingly preordained futures as wives and mothers. In this paper we will examine women's roles in the 1950's through Mona Lisa Smile and compare this film to actual experiences of Wellesley collage graduates. In 1953, a time when women's roles were rigidly defined, free-spirited, art history professor Katherine Watson (Julia Roberts) begins teaching her dream job at Wellesley College....   [tags: Movies Film] 1056 words
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Authority in Lisa Cahill’s “Homosexuality" - Authority in Lisa Cahill’s “Homosexuality The most difficult part of any modern theological debate is choosing the authority. With the variety of Christian denominations, individual thinkers, and outside influences, and it is often difficult to reach a general agreement. In her essay, “Homosexuality: A Case Study in Moral Argument,” Catholic theologian Lisa Cahill examines four major authorities and different ways to determine how they work together to produce a cohesive Christian ethic. Though she fails to give a definitive, quantifiable method of describing the interactions between the authorities, her final judgment, approval of some aspects of homosexuality, indicates that she values...   [tags: Christianity Religion Homosexuality Essays]
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Effect of Colors - Do Colors Have an Effect on One’s Current Mood. Colors are a part of one’s everyday life and are introduced into one’s life starting at birth. For example, when a baby is born, the baby is showered with gifts and the color of the gifts is determined by his or her gender (e.g., blue for boys and pink for girls). Children often are dressed in colors associated with their gender. Furthermore, as individuals age and as their vocabulary increases, they tend to learn about associations between moods and colors and sometimes make those associations for themselves....   [tags: Health, Bright Colors, Emotions] 921 words
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The Signigficance of Respect in ‘Us Mob Walawurru’ by David Spillman and Lisa Wilyuka - In the novel ‘Us Mob Walawurru’ Composed by David Spillman and Lisa Wilyuka we observe the life of a young Aboriginal girl and the dilemmas that she and the Luritja people must face. The narrative illustrates the significance of respect in the Luritja tribe. It is presented that respect is shown to all cultures and backgrounds which makes a very caring and joyful atmosphere. The Walawurru community honour their laws and guidelines, and use the land with great admiration. Although in times disrespect is shown by some of the Walawurru members, overall respect is an extremely important aspect in the Walawurru people’s lives....   [tags: guidelines, culture, resources]
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Leonardo Da Vinci’s Inventions and Other Contributions to Civilization - Leonardo Da Vinci is a famed artist today due to his renowned painting of the ‘Mona Lisa’. In the 14th century, people of Venice would have known him as an engineer, people of Milan would have known him for his Last Supper, but only the people of Florence would have seen his whole character. Da Vinci is known as the archetypal Renaissance man, a man of “unquenchable curiosity” and “feverishly inventive imagination”. Da Vinci created many technologies and new innovations which were so advanced for his time and age that many scholars did not believe him....   [tags: mona lisa, engineer, innovations]
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Race After The Internet by Lisa Nakamura and Peter Chow-White - ... Websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr all have the feature where the user is able to have all the power they desire at their fingertips. With this power users feel more hidden so they feel free to say more racist comments because of the fact that they feel “hidden” with a separate identity versus how they are in real life. It may not be because the user it actually racist but could be trying to get others to laugh and make them more likable by posting racist memes or stereotypes. The problem with this is that since users seem to believe to think that since they aren't actually face to face with someone they are discriminating against then it’s not as bad, thus being okay....   [tags: racial profiling, discrimination]
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A Critical Appraisal of Qualitative Research - Described below is a critical appraisal of a qualitative article by Lisa Booth using the frame-work suggested by Ryan, Coughlan and Cronin 2007 to establish its believability, robustness, credibility and integrity (Ryan, Coughlan & Cronin, 2007). Qualitative research is regarded as an inductive process, which within natural settings attempts to produce insights on the subjective experiences, meanings, practices and point of views of those involved (Craig & Smyth, 2007). The aim here was to investigate factors influencing the communication styles used by the radiographers, therefore, allowing a better understanding to patient-centred care within diagnostic radiography....   [tags: Article Analysis, Lisa Booth] 1770 words
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Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci - ... It was as if I started life with 2 missing puzzle pieces. Thus lacking anyone in whose footsteps I was expected to follow, I could develop freely into the universal man I would become. I spent days with my uncle Francesco, who was a farmer. Spending most of my time outdoors, I tended to animals, explored the farmland, observing nature and landscapes. I started to sketch landscapes; this was when I discovered my artistic talent (SparkNotes Editors). Since many career paths were closed to a illegitimate child, art was an obvious choice for me....   [tags: mona lisa, painter, sculptor] 1140 words
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Nomenclature Dance and Stumble - The intention of Lisa Moss's poem "Nomenclature Dance and Stumble" is to state that a person must formulate their own completely original ideas, as the ones they speak are already mundane and primitive. Using the passage "like geometric blocks of breath and cheek | and out into constructed strands" (Moss, line 6-7) Moss emphasizes the importance of being able to create free flowing speech and intelligible sentences that will capture the attention of anyone it is directed to. The clever utilization of parentheses by Lisa Moss in "where choosing comes and, with a bent stick, lines drawn | thin in the stained earth | (so thin that passing feet obliterate one end as the other | is drawn)" (Mos...   [tags: Literary Analysis, Lisa Moss] 495 words
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What My Name Means: The Miserable Life of Abner Bright - ... No bubbles. Just mud. Dirt. The sky was above me. The stars, but I couldn’t reach. I raised an eyebrow at this. She continued, unfazed, “And every single time, you order the same exact thing. Always asking for a soda at a bar.” “And?” “I’m just saying. It’s weird.” I was so annoyed. Perturbed. I just wanted to dump it all out. Everything. The glass. My insides. My feelings. If I was in a musical, I’d sing. Theatrically. It would be funny, but I’d probably kill somebody during the last verse....   [tags: bubbles, popped, glassess, talking, dance] 2923 words
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Graduation Speech: Always Look On The Bright Side of Life - I have been chosen today to come before you and give some words of encouragement to the graduating class because I am seen as an example of one who has succeeded in school. And yet, I am by no means the only person in our class who has succeeded. Woody Allen once said, “Success is 80 percent showing up” and since all of you have shown up here today and at school for the last 12 years, you all are most of the way there. So what makes up the remaining 20 percent. Not getting all As on your tests, or going to state or winning first prize in a contest....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address] 746 words
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How Electronic Media--From Baby Videos to Educational Software--Affects Your Young Child by Lisa Guernsey - ... However, televisions are not the only culprits contributing to the issue. The accessibility found in cell phones and computers is beyond extraordinary. The knowledge of the world can be obtained with a click of a button or a tap of a finger. The introduction of the internet has revolutionized the way of life for better or for worse. Rather than reading newspapers and books to retrieve information, people resort to the internet for their means. This is entirely justifiable, considering the drastic variation in the time required to access information on each platform....   [tags: modern technology, children, screen-time] 1125 words
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“A Thing Of Beauty Is A Joy For Ever”: The Myth Of John Keats And His Portrayal In Bright Star - When adapting a work of literature into a film, the filmmaker takes into consideration what that specific piece of literature conveys in terms of motif and attempts to portray that aesthetic value onto the screen. Jane Campion’s Bright Star is an adaptation of John Keats’ letters and poems to Fanny Brawne. Her film is a faithful adaptation in which it captures the emotional aspects of these pieces of literature and physically displays them on the screen in a manner that represents the subtext of the literature it is based on....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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The Future of Man: Bright or Bleak? - For almost all of recorded history, man has been fascinated with his future and all of both the wonders and horrors it might hold. From the Aztecs, who created a calendar that dated all the way to a couple of years prior to today, to the famed Nostradamus who was allegedly clairvoyant and whose prophecies have been interpreted to fit modern happenings, to modern-day apocalypse writers, man is held captivated by that which he cannot know for certain: the future. Many literary artists have published works on their idea of the future of both the human race and our planet, with very few of them having much of a positive outlook....   [tags: man extinction, human's future, dystopia]
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The Nazi Sign is Still Bright Red, The Star of David is Still Seen - Hitler and Nazism is a lasting trauma, not only for the world’s society, but also for it’s millions of victims. Only through history can we learn for the future. No other individual has made a more profound mark or brought so many changes in this century than Adolf Hitler. There has been other dictators such as Mussolini, Stalin, Mao and Castro. Some have been involved in wars of conquest while others have subjected people in servitude presiding over the perpetration of immeasurable inhumanity....   [tags: Hitler and Nazism ] 614 words
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A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam - Neil Sheehan has used this novel to tell the story of the Vietnam conflict utilizing the perspective of one of its most respected characters. This is the story of John P. Vann who first came to Vietnam as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army and later returned as a civilian official. It is the story of his life from the beginning to the end. It is also Vietnam's story; it offers clear reasons for the conflict, and why it was such a disaster for all those involved. Vann arrived in Vietnam on March 23, 1962 as part of the new U.S....   [tags: Vietnam War Essays] 1690 words
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Electric Vehicles Bright Future - Usually people feel uncomfortable of new technology that is clearly shown in the field of electric vehicles, where old ideas are still misconceptions for the other about this type of cars. The idea of inventing a car depending on the electric motors has started since more than a century. Since then, the developers designed many attempts experimental and standard models of electric vehicles; however, they were not able to achieve the successful in this area until today. The essential of electric vehicles remains as it is, hasn’t got any change since 100 years ago, because the extent of these models is still limited....   [tags: innovation, technology, pollution]
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Star Light, Star Bright - Camping. Something I fond of. Since I was a kid, I solely love being with the nature as if I was born best friend for them. When I was in the primary school, I joined the Young Scouts Club until I reached fifteen, but I lost my interest when I got to get used to the new school. A well-known, prestigious high school which somewhat brings a peculiar feeling inside me. In good conscience, I love and comfortable in my previous school, a public government school. I met a few cool pals there, ordinary friends who came to school by foot, by bicycle, by bus with an innocent goal to study....   [tags: narrative essays] 1964 words
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Star Light, Star Bright - “Here we are. Finally, after so long. Do you remember when the last time we camped?” Said Adrian as he parked his jeep close to our camp site.“Not that long ago, a year, I guess.” He just nodded and loading out the stuffs. “First time, Miss?” “Here, yea but I made out some camp before when I was in the university. I love this place. Isn’t it dangerous to camp here?” “No, there’s always police around this area and I think we are not the one who camp. See there?” Answered my twin, pointing his finger at the other side of the lake....   [tags: personal narrative] 1932 words
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Bright Star - Eliza Haywood is a visionary. In her set of love letters, Love Letters on All Occasions, Haywood distinctly uses select words, such as metaphors, to subconsciously drive home the message to the reader. Whether it be re-enforcing the relationship between the two writers, or rather undercutting it, the reader understands their relationship more fully thanks to Haywood’s choice words. In Haywood’s collection Love Letters on All Occasions from her novel Fantomina and Other Works, two letters in particular, “Letter XXV” and “Letter XXVII”, Haywood’s use of metaphors and select word choices help to reinforce the sentiment between the writers to the reader....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Eliza Heywood] 1100 words
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Dodger Stadium: A Bright Spot For Los Angeles - In the heart of downtown Los Angeles nestled within the valley of Chavez Ravine lies Dodger Stadium. Overlooking green valleys and rolling hills with the skyscrapers of the city behind it, Dodger Stadium appears as the epitome of peace in bustling Los Angeles. Few would fathom that beneath this sanctum of the Los Angeles Dodgers resides a village of Mexican Americans. Critics ranging from muralist Judy Baca, to academic writers Tara Yosso and David García, to the people displaced themselves argue that the creation of Dodger Stadium can never be justified because it destroyed a village....   [tags: Urban Development ]
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Star Light, Star Bright...What Are Stars? - ... Stars are born using the ingredients of hydrogen and gravity. Nebulae, clouds of stardust and gas, are “star nurseries where millions of stars are being born” (Extreme Stars). These “enormous clouds of cosmic dust and hydrogen gas” (Science Online) are attracted to each other by the forces of gravity, collapsing inward, forming a dense central clump. As this process continues, heat is released and trapped inside the core of the clump, causing a rise in temperature. This pre-star continues to collapse inward, increasing the density of its core resulting in a drastic rise in temperature eventually resulting in thermonuclear fusion....   [tags: elements, hydrogen, gravity] 623 words
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Solar Power: Energy’s Bright Future? - ... The two materials are stacked on top of each other, and are immediately attracted to each other because they are oppositely charged. They create an electric field between themselves, called the P-N Junction (Gleue). Sunlight is transmitted to Earth in the form of photons that disrupt the crystal structure of the two layers and free an electron. The P-N Junction carries the electrons through a wire to power machines. Currently this process if only 18% efficient because only 2/3 of photons contain enough energy to free electrons in the solar cell....   [tags: Environment, Energy, Fossil Fuel]
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Students Receiving Welfare in Canada - Lisa, after having been informed by her welfare worker that she would have to pay back her welfare for the period she was in school, be cut off of welfare, and faced charges of fraud, decided this was unreasonable and questioned the legality of her circumstances. Angrily, she decided to talk to the director of the welfare office. Lisa said, “First of all, international law in accordance to the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights Article 26. 1. States that everyone has a right to education....   [tags: Canadian Case Law] 1028 words
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Home Schooling vs. Public Schooling - Home schooling vs. Public Schooling Constant debate exists over whether or not homeschooling works and, if it does work, how it compares to public school. More parents should consider homeschooling their children rather than sending them to public school because of family values, religious views, refined social skills, and higher educational opportunities. With social and academic activities consuming time and the intense pressures to excel in social cliques being reason for the downgrading of family relationships, public school presents an obstacle for family relationships....   [tags: Education]
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