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Comparing Forms of Illustration - ... Editorial illustration is a form of illustration that primarily uses newspapers and magazines to cling to. These illustrations are used frequently to convey a message or opinion about the topic of the article. In my opinion, cartoon styles have always been the most popular editorial illustration style mainly because they simply reveal where the emphasis is in an article. In addition, the simplicity of the cartoon comfortably helps the viewer understand intended meanings and ideas. Political cartoons fall in the editorial illustration category and they are a great example of how simple drawings persuade and control large groups of people....   [tags: fashion, advertising, editorial, medical forms]
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The Illustration Style of Garth Williams - The Illustration Style of Garth Williams Several Laura Ingalls Wilder books were illustrated by Garth Williams. Williams was born in 1912 and died only a few year ago in 1996. During his lifetime he has illustrated more than sixty books for many well-known authors of children's books. He has also written and illustrated a few of his own books. In the following paragraphs you will read about the difference styles Williams used in Little House on the Prarie, by Lara Ingalls Wilder and Charlottes Web, E....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]
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Joseph Christian Leyendecker: An Influential Illustrator - One of the most prolific illustrators of the Golden Age of Illustration (1880’s to 1920’s) was a German born artist named Joseph Christian Leyendecker. The talented man illustrated more than four hundred magazine covers from 1896 to 1950. Joseph Christian Leyendecker illustrated for publications, magazine covers, men’s fashion, and advertisements for automobiles, soap, and Kellog’s cereal. His distinct style and productivity served as inspiration for future illustrators, including his friend Norman Rockwell....   [tags: Illustration, Advertisement, Biography]
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Publishing Industry: Irish Artists and Book Illustration - Between 1830 and 1930 there was a huge expansion in the publishing industry. Through a series of industrial leaps, the publishing industry became an ideal medium for both innovation and expression. The combination of the development of a train network as well as the mass production of paper products allowed for greater distribution of published products. Not only that, but the invention and use of the printing press greatly influenced the accessibility of the publishing industry. As a result, the markets for published products expanded and diversified....   [tags: irish culture, harry clark]
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The Emergence of Appalachian Stereotypes in 19th Century Literature and Illustration - In the world of Appalachia, stereotypes are abundant. There are stories told of mountaineers as lazy, bewildered, backward, and yet happy and complacent people. Mountain women are seen as diligent, strong, hard willed, and overall sturdy and weathered, bearing the burden of their male counterparts. These ideas of mountain life did not come out of thin air; they are the direct product of sensational nineteenth century media including print journalism and illustrative art that has continuously mislead and wrongfully represented the people of Appalachia....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Medical Illustrator - Dr. Fritz Kahn’s illustrations come from views of the contemporary art styles of Dada, Constructivism and new objectivity in relation to human physiology. As a scientist and writer Kahn chose to communicate these views through the direct functional analogies of industrial and contemporary technology within the human body. As shown in the cover illustration (Figure#1) Kahn uses popular industrial mechanisms to represent major functions of the human body. These include the brain, eyes, throat, and trachea but are represented through the calculated use of image/light projection, optic camera exposure, steam combustion pistons and a singular tube....   [tags: Medical Illustration] 972 words
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Models Are Basic Guidelines That Help Lay Out An Explanation Or Illustration - According to the Oxford Learners Dictionary, a model is: i) Small scale representation of sth ii) Person or thing exactly like another Commonly models are generated to have a realistic and much more simplified illustration of something mentioned above. Models are highly used in architecture. It allows investors to select from a range of models according to what suits them the best, which is definitely better than investing large sums of money and then determining that the product does not fit the needs....   [tags: expository essat] 1068 words
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Emulating the Work of the Limbourg Brothers’ Through Illuminated Manuscript Illustration. - The Belles Heures of Jean de France is a prayer book – also called a book of hours, which was made for Jean de France, the Duke of Berry by Herman, Paul and Jean de Limbourg, more commonly known as The Limbourg Brothers. The Limbourg Brothers were actively making artwork in France during the early 1400s. Though they were all still teenagers they were very skilled as artists, and so they were hired to create a personal Bible for Jean de France by his brother Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy. The book was to be used as a private devotional to the Virgin Mary; in fact Belles Heures actually translates to beautiful hours....   [tags: Art ]
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Illustration and Characterization in There's a Monster Under My Bed - Illustration and Characterization in There's a Monster Under My Bed Children are drawn to picture books that allow them to feel some sort of elementary emotion such as fear or happiness. Of course all children are different and the types of books they will enjoy depends mostly on their age and their stage of cognitive development, but common to all children is the need for both visual and auditory stimulation. In There's A Monster Under My Bed, James Howe and David Rose combine artistic and visual elements with the characterization of characters to create a captivating yet simple story for young readers....   [tags: Papers] 647 words
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Symbolic Illustration of the Power of Relationships in Susan Glaspell's Trifles - Symbolic Illustration of the Power of Relationships in Susan Glaspell's Trifles A friend can be a remarkable thing. Unfortunately, many lack the powerful bonds that all humans need to survive and lead healthy, happy lives. In Susan Glaspell's play Trifles, Mrs. Wright is starved of the human interaction and relationships she so desperately needs. Consequently, she is never rescued from her loneliness, is brought to the point where she cannot handle any more of life's saddening struggles, and kills her husband in his sleep....   [tags: Susan Glaspell Trifles Essays]
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Graphic Novels and Comic Books: Kent Williams - ... This was to be William's first step into commercial work, a year after leaving art school and at the tender age of twenty-three. It was not until 1988 that he produced the artwork for a comic book that soon after would have its issues collected into a graphic novel, and be the first book listed in his official bibliography. Blood: A Tale, was to define Williams as an eminent storyteller, and galvanised his trademarked style of fully painted artwork. Not that Williams likes the word style of course....   [tags: art, graphical illustration] 1377 words
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Canvas with a Monster Figure Behind a Little Red Girl - ... Newspaper is where material is talked about and shared amongst people. For example Reena Virk killed by a group of teenagers in 1997. If this incident was never released Braidie would have had a much harder time realizing something dreadfully similar was happening in her school. Braidie tried to conform and fit in with this gang of girls until she realized that doing this would take away from her dreams and possibility’s. Losing the sense of safety and security can cause people to try and correspond with others they look up to and cause heartbreaking situations....   [tags: bullying, illustration, newspaper] 680 words
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Brief Biography of Renown Children´s Author: Dr. Seuss - Theodor Seuss Geisel was born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts. To Theodor Robert Geisel and Henrietta Seuss Geisel. His father was a successful brewmaster. All of his grandparents were German immigrants. His father managed the family brewery and later was a supervisor of Springfield’s public park system. The family brewery was closed because of the Prohibition his father had to get a different job he got the park system job from the mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts John A....   [tags: German, Illustration] 653 words
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A Beautiful Mind and the Illustration of Schizophrenia - Schizophrenia is a disease that plagues many individuals today and though medications can help alleviate the symptoms there is no known cure for the illness. There are a multitude of representations of schizophrenia in the media. This paper will focus on A Beautiful Mind; a film that focuses on John Forbes Nash Jr. Nash was a mentally gifted individual. He attended Princeton and his mathematical work has changed society greatly. In the movie, Russell Crowe played John Nash in A Beautiful Mind....   [tags: film review, psychological analysis] 1633 words
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Illustration and Color in Margaret Wise Brown’s Children's Books - The Importance of Illustration and Color in Margaret Wise Brown’s Children's Books Margaret Wise Brown’s The Runaway Bunny is probably one of the most popular children’s books of the last two generations. Readers love the gentle magic of the words, and loving pictures. The illustrations of Brown’s children’s books fulfill the concerns and emotions of the child reader. Clement Hurd was the illustrator of The Runaway Bunny, Goodnight Moon, and many of his own books. The Dream Book is another children’s book written by Brown and illustrated by Richard Floethe....   [tags: Margaret Wise Brown Children's Books]
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The Aftermath of the Holocaust in Art Spiegelman’s Maus Volumes I and II - By means of comic illustration and parody, Art Spiegelman wrote a graphic novel about the lives of his parents, Vladek and Anja, before and during the Holocaust. Spiegelman’s Maus Volumes I and II delves into the emotional struggle he faced as a result of his father’s failure to recover from the trauma he suffered during the Holocaust. In the novel, Vladek’s inability to cope with the horrors he faced while imprisoned, along with his wife’s tragic death, causes him to become emotionally detached from his son, Art....   [tags: comic illustration, parody, graphic novel]
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An Illustration of the Five Acts of a Shakespearean Tragedy - All Shakespearean tragedies contain five acts that follow a certain format. The opening act is known as the exposition. The exposition “exposes” background information about the play. Following the exposition is the complication. The complication is the second act, and contains rising action. This act is also supposed to mess things up and “complicate” them. Following the complication is the third act. The third act is the highpoint with no return. This act is also known as the climax. After the climax is the resolution....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature] 760 words
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Illustration of Poverty in Frank McCourt's Novel - No human being on earth should have to endure the pain and heartache of this horrible plague. No family should have to live through their life painstakingly because they have no money to live. In Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt, McCourt illustrates with his words beatifically the horrific life of poverty. McCourt extraordinarily carves the story of his “impoverished childhood to his maturity at the age of nineteen” into the reader’s mind (Aubrey 1). In the beginning, Frank resided in Brooklyn, New York with his family until shortly after the traumatic death of his sister, Margaret....   [tags: penury, extreme poverty, angela's ashes]
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An Illustration of State-Society Relations in Turkey - ... Something which Arat calls “arguably the most revolutionary undertaking of the Kemalist regime in the newly founded Republic” by “[restricting] the realm over which Islam reigned and [expanding] the secular citizenship rights of its constituency” (Arat, 2010:237). Law-making became the primary tool for reform and the promotion of social change (Yilmaz, 2002:115). Secularism therefore came to shape and dominate the newly created public sphere, but it also had consequences on the private life of Turkey's citizens....   [tags: secularism, Kemalist project]
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Atheism: Nietzsche and Palahniuk Illustration of God - ... We as a society should come to terms with the fact that we construct reality and abandon the sham of a God that we each have constructed through our personal experiences. Instead, we should accept the possibility that life might be meaningless. Nietzsche claims the we do not need God because morals change due to our ever changing ethics and as a consequence the criteria that God judges one changes too. Since God is, nothing more than a disguised version of one’s self passing judgment, he is not a divine being but instead an anthropomorphized figurehead that is contingent upon our ever-changing morals....   [tags: fear, social construct, struggle] 1295 words
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The Illustration of Themes and Concepts: The Counterbalance of Suffering and Punishment - When someone goes through topsy-turvy of life, he gets caught in the cobweb of the conflict between and self and the outer world, and so falters in distinguishing between the true and false decisions of life. These complications often lead to violence and crime. Nonetheless, it is believed that most of the criminal brains differ from a normal person’s brain in size, which consummates in their negative thinking. The study of neurology of a criminal mind has suggested that psychopaths are capable of showing sympathy to the people they are willing to show (Griffiths, 2013)....   [tags: criminal, brains, factors, crime, conflicts] 1669 words
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Videotape: Don DeLillo’s Illustration of Postmodernism - Don DeLillo’s ‘Videotape’ is a short story of man who is absolutely captivated by some footage on the news that can be described as both, raw and shocking. The footage is being repeatedly played over and over. It depicts a young girl with a camcorder travelling in the backseat of her family’s car who happens to be filming a man driving a Dodge behind them. She continues aiming the camera at the man and filming until, suddenly, he is shot and murdered. The man watching the tape at home is clearly mesmerized and fascinated with the footage to the extent that he was trying to get his wife to watch it with him....   [tags: Film, postmodern literature]
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An Ilustration of the Concept of Virtue in the Nicomachean Ethics - Virtue is a concept which cannot be explained easily: it embodies many different properties and depends on many variables, such as social context, historical period, religion. Aristotle has given is own account of virtue in his ethical system, describing it as the way to reach the best life possible. The aim of this essay is to give an illustration of the concept of virtue in the Nicomachean Ethics, but before two specifications are required. The word used by Aristotle and generally translated as “virtue” is “arete”....   [tags: philosophical analysis] 1222 words
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Young Goodman Brown - A Thematic Illustration - Nathaniel Hawthorne comes from an interesting background. He was born in Salem and later returned to live there. He was a descendant of William Hathorne, a puritan judge who persecuted Quakers, and John Hathorne, a puritan magistrate who participated in the Salem witch trials. Hawthorne's kinship to these two notables of puritan history makes the story "Young Goodman Brown," all the more interesting. Hawthorne alludes to John Hathorne when he writes about Goodman Brown's "fellow traveler" commenting on Brown's grandfather, who "lashed the Quaker woman so smartly through the streets of Salem." "Young Goodman Brown" is about one man's journey through...   [tags: essays research papers] 927 words
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Illustration Essay: Why We Drink - It was a Monday morning and the topic of everyone's conversation was the past weekend. Usually explaining how drunk they were and the uncontrollable mishaps that we didn't even remember until the next day. For example, they tell their friends "Man, I was soooo wasted last night, I must have drank like 10 beers and like half a bottle of vodka", all told with smile of excitement hoping to do it again the next weekend. This regular occurrence got me thinking, why do we brag ourselves and praise others for accomplishing something that requires absolutely no skill....   [tags: Sociology Alcohol] 483 words
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An Illustration of Monastic Life in the 14th Century: Jean-Jacques Annaud's The Name of the Rose - Jean-Jacques Annaud, The Name of the Rose historical fiction murder mystery illustrates monastic life in the 14th century. This medieval film takes place in a remote Benedictine abbey in Northern Italy. Annaud is historically successful in recounting monastic life during the Middle Ages. The enriching backdrop of this film presents the culture of monastic life. The setting is beautifully examined and replicated to show the distinct and complicated architecture of the times. The characterization of the monks is distinct in their appearance common to medieval times....   [tags: Jean-Jacques Annaud, Name of the Rose, mystery, fi] 1136 words
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Summary of Disney´s The Little Mermaid - “Part of Her World” Walt Disney’s The Little Mermaid, written and directed by John Musker and Ron Clements, is an animated fantasy and romance film. Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s tale, it tells a story about a mermaid who falls in love with the prince who lives on the human surface. The film teaches the young audiences life lessons. The animated film makes the story feel realistic to young adults because it’s about struggles of a teenager becoming an adult. It helps teenagers to identify real life situations....   [tags: Cartoon, Illustration, Movie] 1654 words
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Different Illustrations of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland - Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a story that has been loved and read by different age groups. Lewis Carroll wrote the book in such a way that the reader, young or old, could be trapped into Alice’s world of adventure. The illustrations by John Tenniel help portray the story beautifully. Tenniel put pictures to Carroll’s thoughts exactly. When a student reads Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for the first time, it is always great if he or she could be introduced to his illustrations. However, it is a good idea for teachers to bring in different portals of Alice to help show how other people may view this little girl’s world....   [tags: Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll, ] 989 words
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Exemplification Essay: Abortion and America’s Lost Moral Compass - In America, we live among the wealthiest of people. We are advanced in education, economics, research and medicine. We consider ourselves the most powerful and protected people in the world. Our economy is booming, information is flying, and opportunity abounds. We consider ourselves the most religious and the most generous of all people. We have the most stable government in the world, yet we find ourselves in a national crisis. As Americans, we have lost our moral compass and we are facing a national crisis today....   [tags: Illustration Essay, Argumentative] 816 words
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Exemplification Essay: Abortion is Wrong -    For years many different people from many different walks of life have had different opinions about abortion. For some abortion is never wrong, for others under certain circumstances it is O.K., and for still some others it is never right. Abortion is wrong not only because it goes against what God has said, but also because most women are so rushed into and unsure about their decision they regret it later in life. Although the Bible ; the old testament used by Jewish believers; both the new and old testaments used by Christian believers, does not specifically deal with abortion it does place validity on life before birth....   [tags: Argumentative, Illustration Essay]
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Comparing Illustrations of H. A. and Margret Rey's Opposites - Comparing Illustrations of H. A. and Margret Rey's Opposites and Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Peter Rabbit Margret Rey and husband H.A. Rey are well known for their writing and illustrating the Curious George books. This paper is going to look at the way H. A. and Margret Rey and Beatrix Potter as authors and illustrators use images to express their feelings through these characters. H. A. and Margret Rey's Opposites, and Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Peter Rabbit will be compared and contrasted....   [tags: Compare Contrast Comparing]
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Wasteful Americans - A major problem in the USA today is the fact that Americans waste a lot. The main focus of this fact is the many different things that we waste, although steps are being made to fix the problem of us wasting so many resources. One thing we waste unfortunately is water. For example, One waste of water is many people take bathes instead of showers. Taking a shower saves water by only using a small amount of the water that is needed, to fill the whole tub. Another waste of water is leaving the water running while doing the dishes....   [tags: Illustration Essay] 551 words
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Abortion Reduces Crime - Abstract                No one is certain why crime rates have plummeted in the United States over the last decade. But that fact has not prevented politicians from taking credit for the downturn. The newest theory about why crime is down, however, put forward in a report by two highly regarded economists, is drawing both outrage and intense debate. The economists claim that abortion may prevent the birth of unwanted children, who would have received very little attention from their parents and therefore would have higher probability of committing crime....   [tags: Illustration Essay, Persuasive Essays] 1227 words
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Satire is Used in the Portraits, Gin Lane, by William Hogarth and Untitled by Paul Kuczynsk - ... The artist uses different types of satire in this piece of art to reinforce the themes of misery, poverty, ruin and neglect. For example, in the portrait, the first thing that catches one's eye is a woman sitting on the stairs that looks disheveled and diseased. She is so focused on taking the tobacco that is in her hands, she does not notice her child falling off the railing beside her. Next to her sits a desperate child sharing a bone with a dog. In front of the woman sits a half naked man dying of starvation from presumably consuming nothing but alcohol....   [tags: humor, illustrations, messages]
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Dr. Seuss is the Most Well Known Children's Author - ... Another one of Geisel's popular books, Green Eggs and Ham, was influenced when his Random House editor and friend, Bennett Cerf, bet him fifty dollars in 1959 that he could not write a book that used only fifty easy-to-read words(Levine 54, Kaplan). Five years after returning from Europe on a ship, Geisel began reciting words to the rhythm of the ship's engines. He began reciting, "And that is a story that no one can beat, and to think that I saw it on Mulberry Street," the name of Geisel's first book(Dreier)....   [tags: memories, rhyme, illustrations] 1324 words
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Homer's Unique Process of Making Art - ... The setting of the images is an open field dotted with flowers and stones. A small home appears behind the boys and on the left of the image two girls watch from background. Snap the whip in both iterations appears to be a quintessential representation of Homer's post Civil War illustrations. “Seen as a group, Homer's Civil War works purvey an unresolved message that is part picturesque propaganda and part honest criticism.” (Griffin 41). While the color palette and subject matter create a picturesque scene, infused in both of the images is a message of social criticism....   [tags: engraving, painting, illustrations]
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The Life of Gisele Legace - Gisele Legace has been a fan of illustration from a young age. When she was a child she enjoyed reading Archie comics, Obelisk and Asterix and watching The Smurfs and Candy Candy. The artists of the comics and cartoons she watched inspired her to draw regularly. As she grew, Gisele drifted away from visual arts and started her own semi-famous girl band, Barbarella. Although her focus was now on music she always had a soft spot for comics as they allowed her an escape from everyday life. In her early twenties Gisele stepped away from the music industry and back into the world of visual arts....   [tags: artist, comics, illustrations] 682 words
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Different Visual Illustrations in Perception - Different Visual Illustrations in Perception How can visual illusions illustrate top down processes in perception. Contrast this with a visual illusion that can be explained through bottom up processes. Text Box: Figure 1 Muller Lyer illusion There are many suggestions to explain how visual illusions can be perceived....   [tags: Papers] 1484 words
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Illustrations of Poly-Pharmacology in Dietary Phyto-nutrient is Curcumin - ... This database can be employed in parallel virtual screening of chemical compounds to indentify the interacting partners from all the pre-characterized members of the receptor-ome. Past research studies have successfully demonstrated that the generation of QSAR models and subsequent model-based virtual screening of chemical libraries has led to the identification of chemically diverse molecules with high success rates in experimental validation tests [172-178]. Many other computational research groups have made attempts to predict polypharmacological effects of chemical molecules using different strategies [179-182]....   [tags: database, docking programs, cancer] 648 words
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The Horrific Illustrations of Capitalism in The Jungle, by Upton Sinclair - The Jungle, by Upton Sinclair, shows the horrific illustrations of capitalism by the circumstances of Ona giving birth, the outcomes of medicine being diluted, and the condition of embalmed beef. When Jurgis and Ona arrive in Packingtown, Chicago Jurgis is big and strong and gets pick everyday for a job, but by the end of two years Jurgis is small and does not get picked for hardly any jobs. All immigrants wait outside the meat factory companies to take the jobs of people who do not show up or come late....   [tags: immigrants, embalmed beef, medications]
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Artists Use of Facial Expressions Through Words and Illustrations - Neil Gaiman's version of A Midsummer Night's Dream from his book The Sandman: Volume 3: Dream Country is a twisted version of the well known Shakespeare play that includes an audience of strange creatures, some of which were used in the play. With the help of artist Charles Vess, Gaiman's version of A Midsummer Night's Dream comes alive through bold colors and imagery and the use of facial and body expressions that differ among those who are human and those who are not. This paper will look at the different forms of facial expressions that the artists used both with words and illustrations: from the somber and diminutive expressions of the humans to the sinister and gleeful sm...   [tags: A Midsummer Night´s Dream, Neil Gaiman]
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The Use of Illustrations in Ruskin´s Text, The King of the Golden River - Today, it is very uncommon to come across illustrations in any book that is not meant for a child. However, in the Victorian Era, illustrations were considered to be an integral part of the text enriching the story, and, overall, creating a fuller experience. Ruskin utilizes sophisticated vocabulary and sentence structure; however, he has created a text that is easily accessible to a younger audience. There are layers of nuance and depth in the story—particularly the moral—to entice readers of any age....   [tags: Victorian Era, alcohol, money, religion] 1658 words
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Throughtout History, Illustrations and Paintings Have Played with Our Emotions - ... In addition on the top part of the poster there is a man and a lion battling. The man that is on top of the lion illustrates Hercules fighting the Nemean Lion, which is part of his twelve labors. For this particular poster, Hercules is undergoing his first labor – slaying the Nemean Lion. Germany is depicted as the mighty and robust Hercules, while the lion, which is underneath the man, represents Germany’s enemies. However, a lion represents England’s coat to arms, and since England was one of the biggest German enemies, the lion in this poster could potentially portray England....   [tags: soldiers, victory, propoganda] 669 words
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Artist Analysis of Eric Carle - Eric Carle, a widely known children’s book illustrator, was born in Syracuse, New York in 1929. His stylistic technique of collaging hand painted papers that are cut and layered to create cheery images has made him and his work distinct and easily recognizable. He grew up in Germany but moved back to the states where his advertising career began, followed by his work as an illustrator. Due to Carle’s love for nature and successful advertising career, his vibrant, simple, and animal-filled illustrations are clear pieces of evidence that reflect his past experiences....   [tags: widely known children's book illustratior]
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Thought Provoking Illustrations in The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury - Thought Provoking Illustrations in The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury Ray Bradbury first introduces us to the Illustrated Man in Wisconsin, on a warm afternoon in early September. The Illustrated Man is shown to be large and well built, 'but now, for some reason, going to fat'. ===================================================================== His outfit is odd-a woollen shirt buttoned to the top and with cuffs tight. Although this makes him sweat, he pays no attention to it....   [tags: Papers] 1179 words
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The Importance of Picture Books to a Child's Education - ... He was able to walk, between the Twin Towers; he had fulfilled his dream. Award: Caldecott Honor, 2004 Strategy: Picture Probe: Observe, Think, Feel, Imagine, Write Skills: - Analyze visual images to draw conclusions, predict, and infer. - Attention to details to increase comprehension - Make personal connections to promote empathy - Strengthen descriptive writing; figurative language-onomatopoeia. Procedures: Teacher models the picture probe process to begin with and then engages in a class-wide discussion....   [tags: illustrations, author, message] 2953 words
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Analysis of Comics and Other Works of Literature - ... 135) Art suggests to Valdek that maybe he should see a therapist to help him sort out his problems, his father replies that he doesn’t want people to know his business. This part of Maus was very interesting to me, because, Valdek is sharing his story to his son, who turns his fathers story into a book, so Valdek not wanting to see a therapist because he doesn’t want people to know his business shows his stubbornness. In our small group discussion, I asked the other group members why they thought this was included in the story, and unanimously they agreed that it was to show how hard headed, and stubborn Valdek is....   [tags: Illustrations, Christianity, Mice] 1062 words
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Analysis of Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations - Analysis of Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations Michael Walzer first wrote Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations in the years following the Vietnam War, and unfortunately its premise on morality in war will always remain as relevant as it was then as it is now, with conflict between states forever existing. Michael Walzer is one of the most prominent social critics in North America and in this book, he explores two main concepts, the justice of war and the justice in war in a great depth, and uses numerous historical references to support his claims....   [tags: Michael Walzer Vietnam War Morals Essays]
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Charles A. Bonnici's Illustrations of Good Leadership - ... When a leader becomes a role model, there is a likelihood they will comprehend better what the people being led go through, hence the leader will impose practical expectations on the followers (Charles 9). Bonnici demonstrates that a leader should not be part of the problem, but a solution. In any practical University or Physical therapy center for example, certain issues might emanate and become problems in that particular place. Therefore, a leader should learn how to handle these issues rather than aggravate the situation (Charles 15)....   [tags: listening, appreciation, respect] 814 words
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