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Role of Female Characters in Fidelman's Epiphany in Naked Nude

- Role of Female Characters in Fidelman's Epiphany in Naked Nude Word Count Includes Outline    Thesis:  In his picturesque short story, "The Naked Nude", Bernard Malamud uses the female characters to develop, enact, and resolve Fidelman's epiphany and to bring about the protagonist's final, artistic self-understanding. Bernard Malamud, a leading contemporary Jewish author, skirts between fantasy and reality in his almost allegorical short fiction, teaching the reader a lesson through coinciding elements of beauty and comedy.  Venturing away from his usual, inner-city Jewish element, Malamud tackles new challenges of subject and setting in his novelistic collection of short stories, Pictur...   [tags: Naked Nude Bernard Malamud]

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Naked Vs Nude in Reference to Artwork

- There is no difference between the words "naked" and "nude", in my opinion the words are pretty much interchangeable. The only thing that is different is how one interprets the words. A "nude" or "naked" body can be represented in a variety of ways. Most people will use the word "naked" when referring to a body presented in an arousing or sexual way, "naked" has a raw connotation, whereas many people use the word "nude" when referring to a body presented in an artistic way, which focuses on the form and shape of the body....   [tags: Visual Arts]

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Nudity in Art History

- The word nude entered in the English dictionary in 1531, as a legal term "unsupported, not formally attested", from Latin nudus 'naked, bare'. It will be, in the eighteenth century, used to describe a painting or other artwork depicting a human figure in a state of near or total undress. While the word nude has becoming positive in art history, due to the large use of it over the years, the word naked has been always negative. In fact, its definition is “having no clothes on, having no defence or protection, unprovided with needful or desirable accessories”....   [tags: nude, naked, art]

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Gustave Courbet's Reclining Nude

- Gustave Courbet's Reclining Nude In the Philadelphia Museum of Art are five paintings by Gustave Courbet; of all of these I found Reclining Nude (1868, Oil on canvas, The Louis & Stern Collection, 63-81-20) the most interesting. It depicts a nude woman lying on the beach beneath a billowing canopy. A dark, but tranquil sea is in the background. The sky is dark as if the final rays of the sun were disappearing over the horizon. There are a few clouds in the sky, they are dark but not threatening....   [tags: Courbet Painting Art Nude Essays]

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Rembrandt and the Nude

- Rembrandt van Rijn was a Dutch artist well known for his many paintings and etchings of landscapes, figures and animals. His subjects included biblical, secular and mythological scenes. Rembrandt also dabbled in the nude even though they were not popular among his contemporaries. Rembrandt’s nudes were his interpretation of the real human body. He painted every wrinkle and every fold of the body. Rembrandt’s nudes were not considered ugly and grotesque. His nudes were unlike the Greek goddesses his colleagues would portray....   [tags: Art Analysis ]

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Teaching in the Nude

- So there I was, standing in the locker room. There were eight four-year olds (boys and girls) the two teachers (both women, around the age of twenty five) and me. It was a Wednesday, which means it is a swim day. As everyone around me began shedding his or her clothes, I felt my heart skip a beat as I wondered where I was going to change. "Um, do I just take off my clothes and change right in front of the children?" I asked, sheepishly. "Well, unless you plan to swim in your clothes, I think it would be a good idea to take off your clothes!" was the Danish response....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essay Example]

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Nude Art in the Medieval and Renaissance Period

- This paper explains the history and development of the nude art in the Renaissance and Medieval period. In the Renaissance age the patrons and artist readopted the antiquity of the classical Greek into representation of nude. This is an epoch when drastic changes occurred in which Christian authorities no longer viewed the nude art as something conflicting or shameful. In contrary they believed that nude being reformed in ancient in classical antiquity portrays divine characteristics and emancipates the light that is pure and heroic (Long, 2008; Bonfante, 1989; Tinagli, 1997)....   [tags: rediscovery of Greek and Roman art]

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Nudity in Art: A Personal Opinion

- What’s with Americas’ problem with nudity. In this day and age why do American’s still flip-out over breasts or genitals. America’s fear of nudity is the problem in society today. If people could learn to accept the nude form then people could hopeful start to accept themselves. People fear the unknown. If people get over themselves and move on then maybe people can see that one doesn’t have to be ashamed of what God gave them. Through art people learn and if people keep censoring art than art can’t do its job....   [tags: Nude, Drawing]

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Edward Manet's Famous Piece, Luncheon on the Grass

- Edward Manet, the French impressionist artists, is considered the father of the modern art. Manet was an influential figure for later impressionists. He updated old master themes and painted contemporary scenes with edge. He painted everyday scene, he painted for his own satisfaction. Manet used revolutionary subject matter to mock the Academic art. He broke the rules for painting historical contexts/convention art in order to free the artists. Manet’s style and techniques has been shocked the public and critics....   [tags: nature, nude, prostitution]

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The Effects Of Nude Dancers And Whether Or Not They Should Be Banned

- This articles main idea is about nude dancers and whether or not they should be banned due to the message that is conveyed. Researchers believe that since being naked around men already triggers a message of intimacy, personal distance can be an issue. If the dancers had at least a G-string on or pasties it would make a difference. To back up these claims the article started off introducing the first amendment along with all the rights a person has with that law. The author also elaborates on how the government can impose on the law due to reasonable time, place and manner restrictions....   [tags: Scientific method, Hypothesis, Theory, Dance]

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Nature and Nude Bodies

- Nature and Nude Bodies Beginning a long time ago, many companies started using sex in their advertisements; however, contemporary advertisements are beginning to use different aspects of nature to sell their products. For years, sex appeal was perhaps the most important attribute of a product. Companies would show young, half-naked bodies in their TV commercials and magazine advertisements. The producers sought to force the public audience to take pleasure by looking at these beautiful ladies, while also making viewers feel naughty at the same time....   [tags: Advertising Health Ads Essays]

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Images of the Nude Male in European Art

- The human body, especially the nude male figure, has been a subject of art since the first scratching appeared on cave walls. Stick figures with phalluses denoted the male, procreation and dominance. Archeologists have found evidences proving that the male nude appeared in Egypt in the early Dynastic periods and in early Mesopotamia four thousand years ago. The Greek made the nude into art, and we, the Americans, made it into something commonly referred to as pornography. Until today, nude is still a major subject in art that everyone would have seen a few times, either in display cases of a museum or in greater numbers of male underwear ads....   [tags: Visual Arts]

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The Shoe Manufacturing Company : A Woman Lying Naked On The Floor Behind A Shoe

- In 1974 the Weyenberg Shoe Manufacturing Company released an advertisement that depicted a woman lying naked on the floor behind a shoe, with the words “Keep her where she belongs...” pasted across the top. In March of 2013 musical artist Robin Thicke released a song titled “Blurred Lines,” and, with its catchy beat, it took the nation by storm. However, upon listening to the lyrics several people began to complain about the message of the song, one that perpetuates rape culture. A few days later in March the situation became even worse, when Thicke, along with T.I....   [tags: Nudity, Woman, Toplessness, Music video]

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Self-Discovery in Oates Naked

- Self-Discovery in Oates Naked   While other, less accomplished writers use violence to shock or provoke, Joyce Carol Oates is usually more subtle and inventive. Such is the case in "Naked," the story of a forty-six year old woman whose placid outer identity is ripped away by a brutal assault while out hiking not far from her fashionable, University Heights neighborhood. Like many of Oates' stories—and in this regard she probably owes something to Flannery O'Connor—"Naked" focuses on a woman so entrenched in her rigid self-image that nothing short of violence could make her vulnerable to a humbling, though redemptive, self knowledge....   [tags: Oates Naked Essays]

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Naked Lunch and A Modest Proposal

- Naked Lunch and A Modest Proposal In 1729, Jonathon Swift published an essay titled A Modest Proposal, which dealt with the issue of homelessness among the poor families of his country. His satirical proposal to control the population of homeless children stirred a debate on the morality of his proposal. Two hundred and thirty years later in 1959, William S. Burroughs published a novel entitled Naked Lunch, which dealt with the desperate struggle of drug addiction and the governments role in rehabilitating addicts....   [tags: Swift Modest Proposal Naked Lunch Essays]

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Book Report on David Suzuki's "From Naked Ape to Superspecies"

- The book being reviewed is called, “From Naked Ape to Superspecies” written by David Suzuki. This book is actually a revised and updated version from the last novel, which focuses on the same concepts, but back in the 1990’s. It has been revised and updated because as yeas have passed by many new concepts and ideas have appeared. The author of the book David Suzuki is an award winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster of CBC TV’s “The Nature of things”. David Suzuki is also a well accomplished author and co-author with the completion of more then thirty books....   [tags: From Naked Ape to Superspecies, David Suzuki, ]

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Naked Lunch

- Naked Lunch Naked Lunch has been described by the author as "brutal, obscene, and disgusting." It was declared "obscene, indecent, and impure... and taken as a whole... predominantly prurient, hardcore pornography and utterly without redeeming social importance," when brought to trial in Boston in 1965. However, declaring William Burroughs' novel to be completely without redeeming social importance seems inaccurate. Naked Lunch paints a vivid portrait of addiction in all its horror, and of the steady degradation of the addicts around whom the novel centers....   [tags: Naked lunch Essays]

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The Struggle in My Name is Asher Lev and Naked Lunch

- The Struggle in My Name is Asher Lev and Naked Lunch Though most of the experiences and actions revealed in William S. Burroughs' Naked Lunch directly contradict philosophies believed by the Jewish faith, there is a definite connection between My Name is Asher Lev and Naked Lunch. This connection lies is the narrators' artistic roles in society. Both Lev and Burroughs stray from the surrealistic aspect of their mediums: art and writing, respectively, and portray life as they see that it really is....   [tags: Asher Lev Naked Lunch Essays]

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Why The Boys Will Be Naked

- Seeing, they say, is believing. While the girls had all heard from their coach that the boys will be naked, they still had trouble believing it might be true, as doubt has a way of creeping in and altering recollections. In the week since “the announcement, ” as they had come to call it, disbelief had seeped back into the minds of the girls. That the boys will be completely naked was simply unbelievable. When Monday arrived and the final bell rang, ending the last class of the day, the girls on the swim team raced to the locker room, eager to finally know the truth....   [tags: Boy, Girl, Man, BOY]

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The Naked Citadel By Susan Faludi

- Everybody has certain expectations in which they uphold in todays society. A prime example are women, girls are taught at a young age that beauty was a defined thing that not everyone could have. Adolescents and children are expected to be compliant to their parents. Males are accepted to be muscular and always in control. They’re expected to be the pillar of society, never wrong or feminine. A man is frequently regarded as a downcast if he is seen as weak or crying. Society as a whole does not realize that the public has a remarkable influence on the actions aimed at men....   [tags: Male, Man, Female, Fear]

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The Naked Olympics By Tony Perrottet

- Modern Day Olympics are a huge tradition that sweeps the screens of televisions across the world. Competitors take the arena with uniforms that dawn their countries colors and designs that are meant to resemble their designated flag. For months the news is centered around the games; the preparation, the athletes, and of course the competition. Countries aren 't obsessed, they are inspired and full of pride seeing athletes from their country compete and show their incredible skill. This tradition dates back to ancient Greece where the games began....   [tags: Olympic Games, Ancient Olympic Games, Greece]

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The Naked Citadel By Susan Faludi

- Society places expectations upon everyone. We can either accept or refuse these expectations, and in the end, this decision will impact our identities. Each of us has the freedom to choose how we let these assumptions influence our life. This personal freedom we have is crucial to the development of our identities. If we did not have the freedom to choose who we wanted to be, then we would have no identity. Leslie Bell’s Hard to Get: Twenty-Something Women and the Parados of Sexual Freedom, selections from Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi, the article “The Naked Citadel” by Susan Faludi are three pieces of work that help to demonstrate how different women all have to the choice to exp...   [tags: Reading Lolita in Tehran, Azar Nafisi]

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The Naked Citadel By Susan Faludi

- In the Naked Citadel by Susan Faludi, we are taken into the notorious Citadel were the halls are lined with depictions of stern-faced generals, and where young boys are merely unrecognizable as college students. Where they appear as mere boys dressed in professional cadet attire. Men that have been ruthlessly broken down, and stripped of their egos, by not only their upper class mates, but by faculty. In a relentless manner that was sought by generations of citadel loyalist and alumni in order to shape them into their man hood....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Female, Male]

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Naked Lunch By Michael Hollinger

- “Naked Lunch” is a play written by Michael Hollinger in 2003. This play is one of the groups of written sixteen plays by several playwrights for Trepidation Nation: A Phobic Anthology, that was produced at the Humana Festival by the Actor Theatre of Louisville in 2002 to 2003. This is a one-act play that is around ten-minute long. It consists of only two actors: one man and one woman with a setting on a small dining area. This one act play is solely about two people who used to be in a relationship, namely Vernon and Lucy....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence]

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Naked Lunch By Michael Hollinger

- “Naked Lunch” is a play that was written by Michael Hollinger that tells the story of Vernon and Lucy, whom had broken up but are now eating dinner at Vernon’s home in an attempt to rekindle what their relationship use to be. The play depicts Lucy telling Vernon that she has now became a vegetarian after they broke up and how Vernon reacts to this news just after preparing a steak dinner for the two of them. Vernon’s reaction to hearing Lucy’s lifestyle change is one of aggression and hostility....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Meat, Relationship breakup]

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Where The Naked Ladies Dance

- There’s a place in France, Where the naked ladies dance. There’s a hole in the wall Where the men can watch it all. – Children’s Rhyme Google creates, reinvents and produces various products that have enriched the lives of people across the world. This intrigues other companies and ignites a desire for them to take a peek at Googlers while they are working. Laszlo Bock gives us one of a few opportunities to look into a small hole by writing WORK RULES. Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead....   [tags: Environment, Natural environment, Need, The Work]

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Naked Economics By Charles Wheelan

- In this chapter of Naked Economics, by Charles Wheelan, he describes many aspects of trade. It begins by showing the capabilities of trade and how it affects everyone as a whole. It makes it so that everyone is better off than normal. To put it into perspective, he put the image in your head of how hard your life would be without trade, you would have to make your own clothes, find a way to get/make your own food, make your own car, etc... After showing some of the advantages to trade, he applies it to a global persona and begins to introduce his opinion on how global trade (globalization) makes us richer....   [tags: Economics, International trade, Trade]

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Michael Hollinger's Naked Lunch

- The professors who composed Psychological Science explain that, “For [Sigmund] Freud, the powerful forces that drive behavior were often in conflict. A key aspect of his thinking was that we are typically unaware of those forces or their conflicts” (Gazzinga et al. 570). To Freud, conflicts in the mind consisted of the never ending battle between the ego, id, and superego. The “id” is the mechanism that drives humans to seek pleasure and avoid pain. The superego is a person’s conscience and morality principle....   [tags: superego, psychological analysis]

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The Naked Truth: Fiction

- The house is dark and hushed as I make my way up the stairs to my bedroom. As I collapse onto my comfortable bed, straining to keep my eyes open after a rigorous day of school and work, I am overcome with a realization: "I still have to take a shower." Despite my bed's magnetic pull, I use what little bit of conserved energy I still have and make my way to the bathroom. Although my body is weary from exhaustion, a sense of satisfaction overwhelms my senses and emotions as I step behind the plastic drapery to a simple place of relaxation and renewal....   [tags: bathroom, shower, reflection, decisions, water]

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Are You Naked Online?

- Cyber Security is of extreme importance of this day and age. Ted Claypoole and Theresa Payton bring some light on what we have already done and what we can do moving forward in protecting our identities. Everything about us today is involving computer networking. Our society simply relies on computer and the internet more and more each year. It is necessary that we protect ourselves from online predators and from online attacks. With so much information online about each of us, we must take the necessary steps in order to protect our identity....   [tags: personal privacy, cyber security, identity theft]

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Analysis of Jeffery Rosen's: The Naked Crowd

- ... People are trading the power of privacy for the power of connection. People would not simply get rid of power, if power is really everywhere then people must often trade a power for another power, power never really vanishes. If we choose to define power as being everywhere, it is very similar to the law of conservation of energy, which states, “energy cannot be created nor destroyed, it can only change forms”, this means that people are always exchanging power rather than completely giving it up to simply fit in....   [tags: privacy, social media]

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The Naked Man of Steel by Angus Taylor

- ... It was not only the nudity that bothered them, some viewers found it a horrible colour. However many were unaware of the meaning behind ‘Positive’s’ colour. To explain Angus Taylor states: “I often use material as partial conveyor of meaning. The sculpture was cast in carbon steel and was welded together with stainless steel. There is an honesty towards the process, since a foundry normally hides the panelling in the cast - here it is visible on the surface where the panels meet. The large figurative metal man is not imposing or threatening, but rather humble" (Taylor 2014)....   [tags: South African sculptor]

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The Naked Men And The Paradox Of Sexual Freedom

- People have many expectations they are expected to fulfill by a lot of different people, but these standards are not always followed. People act as they want rather than by the principles set by others by doing so they are discovering their own identity. Identities define what kind of person we are to other people. Others can learn about one another by studying how someone performs. Performance is exemplified through our actions. The way we present our self to others is by performing to their expectations or going against them....   [tags: Woman, Expected value, Women, Expectation]

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Susan Faludi 's The Naked Citadel

- In Susan Faludi’s “The Naked Citadel”, she analyzes the homosocial nature of men as she tries to discover the causes behind sexism and to find out “why men who oppose women’s progress are so angry” (Faludi, 72). The main subject of her reading is the all boys college named the Citadel and its vehement opposition to admitting a female into its ranks. The boys become aggressive and angry about the thought of an independent and unique woman becoming a part of their student body. The thought of it threatens the gendering society established within the Citadel where the boys rely on each other to establish their own gender identities....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Man, Gender identity]

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Amazing Contemporary Art Painting, Marcel Duchamp‘s Nude Descending a Staircase

- “It’s rare that a single work of art can change the course of art history in such a concrete and dramatic way. In fact it could be argued that all contemporary art owes its very existence to one painting: Marcel Duchamp‘s Nude Descending a Staircase. A painting that is considered to be the most influential development in modern visual narrative and what is considered innovative in art” (Naumann, 2013). “Marcel Duchamp rejected “retinal art” meaning attractive to the eye. He focused more on the intellectual ideas of his work and interpretations that people had from viewing his art....   [tags: cubism, women, cultural]

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Characterize Mucosal Mmupv1 Infection And Persistence Of Nude Mice By Rna Sequencing Analysis

- Specific Aim 2: Characterize mucosal MmuPV1 infection and persistence in nude mice by RNA sequencing analysis. Rationale: Both outbred and inbred nude mice are susceptible to MmuPV1 infection at mucosal sites including the tongue, the vagina, and the anus (16-18). Although all three sites are susceptible to MmuPV1 infection, the disease outcome varies. For example, vaginal tracts were detected with the highest viral titers among the three mucosal sites, and the infection can be detected along the vaginal tract up to the cervical region (16, 17)....   [tags: Infection, Virus, Disease, Molecular biology]

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The Horse Frontlet With A Nude Goddess Holding Lotus Flowers And Lions

- The horse frontlet with a nude goddess holding lotus flowers and lions is a 6.38 by 2.6 inch object made out of ivory from the Neo-Assyrian period dating back to the 9th–8th century B.C. The goddess is modeled in high relief, raising her out from the background more than any other object on the frontlet. She holds two lions at either side that are significantly smaller than her body creating a hierarchic scale, making this goddess the most important piece in this bilaterally symmetrical composition....   [tags: Mesopotamia, Assyria, Ancient Near East, Sumer]

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Naked and Free in The Awakening

- Naked and Free in The Awakening The Awakening, by Kate Chopin seems to fit neatly into twentieth century ideals. Chopin addresses psychological issues that must have been difficult for people of the late nineteenth century to grasp. Just as Edna died a premature death, Chopin's book died too. The rejection of this book, at the time, ironically demonstrates the pressure many women must have felt to conform to society. Chopin shows the reader, through Edna Pontellier, that society restricts women the right to individuality....   [tags: Chopin Awakening Essays]

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- Naked David Sedaris; Little Brown & co. 1997 “ The women’s open” 1. Throughout the essay “ The women’s open” David’s father obsession for golf is shown. The power of his obsession leads him to forget what should be important to him. 2. Sedaris expresses the lack of heart his father shows towards people and even his children when it comes down to golf. For example the first day Lisa ever got her period was out on the golf course while her dad was watching a professional tournament, at first while she complained about her back pains he just simply brushed her off....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Conflict between Man and Machine in The Naked and the Dead

- While the surface of Norman Mailer’s The Naked and the Dead centers around World War II, its focus is on “the conflict…between the mechanistic forces of the ‘system’ and the will to individual integrity” (Waldron 273). The ultimate domination by the ‘machine’ makes for a very depressing, hopeless novel. Mailer explores this conflict mainly in the interactions between General Cummings and Lieutenant Hearn, and although less extensively through their lower ranked counterparts, Sergeant Croft and Private Red Valsen....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Isaac Asimov's The Naked Sun

- Isaac Asimov's The Naked Sun When the ship stopped Elijah remained on his seat. Then he looked away and saw Daneel Olivaw, he is a robot that look like a man. After Elijah Bailey went in an air-tube, a robot was in charge of the trip of Elijah, his serial number is RX-2475. When the trip in the air-tube ended, Bailey received information about Solaria and he learned that the population on the planet is 20000 people and 200000000 robots in a territory of 30000000 square miles. He then felt the need to see outside the ground-car....   [tags: essays research papers]

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What is Race? A Naked Endorsement Versus Informal Existence

- The presence of a social contract and a racial contract throughout a vast majority of history is undisputable; however, the ways within which these two unwritten, but understood, contracts have been presented or explained can be seen as a fluid process. Therefore, In Charles Mill’s The Racial Contract he contrasts two eras where the Racial Contract is seen as ever-changing, but not necessarily for positive progress. The first of these periods is referred to as one that is “the epoch of the European conquest, African slavery, and European colonialism, overt white racial self-identification, and the largely undisputed hegemony of racist theories.” Then, the second of these two eras is expres...   [tags: contract, social, society]

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Poverty Is Only Being Hungry, Naked And Homeless

- “We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty” Mother Teresa. Some can attest to the fact that they did not know when their next meal will be provided or even have a roof over their head. This is the hardest times for one because nothing seems to ever get better meanwhile it is all part of a plan. This essay will examine poverty and not much of loyalty from a broken family “life being held back” “degrading the mother skills” “I’ll buy you some flowers.” As the opening scene, the audience already has a feeling of what is go...   [tags: Family, Son, Poverty, The Play]

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"Naked" by David Sedaris

- David Sedaris is a one of the best-selling authors. One of his books is called "Naked." In this book he talks about his life. David Sedaris is a great writer who wrote about his family and himself when he was growing up. While most people usually don't like talking about the humiliating moments of their lives, he presents the reader with his own obsessions and the numerous interesting and funny events from the life of his family. Sedaris uses a lot of sarcasm in his book; therefore it is very appealing and interesting to read....   [tags: Biography]

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Battles With Weather and Terrain in The Naked and The Dead

- Often times, when I think about war, I only think about the protagonist going against the antagonist. I think that the only thing worth worrying about is the enemy and their position. We never stop to think about the weather and terrain that these soldiers face on a day-to-day basis. My vision of war is clouded by what comes out of the Hollywood movies. Luckily, such war veterans like Norman Mailer write and publish novels like The Naked and the Dead, which gives me a better insight as to what war is really like....   [tags: American Literature]

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The Naked Truth of the Poultry Show World

- The Naked Truth of the Poultry Show World Professor’s comment: This student’s wonderfully vivid, often funny, first-person report brings readers into a little-known world of poultry exhibitors. Who could have imagined what it’s like to bathe fifteen chickens and groom them for judging. From this essay I learned a great deal about chickens, and the student’s talents as a writer made the experience thoroughly engrossing. Most people seem to think it’s pretty weird that I show chickens. They’re right, I suppose....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Fujita Tsuguharu and Innovation in Japan

- Fujita Tsuguharu was a pivotal character in the promotion and innovation of Japan as a country. As a diverse and popular individual in Paris, he gained fame and wealth while he developed his painterly style in the 1920s. He sought to reinvent and the “European nude” to sate the hunger of both the narcissistic European cultures and to uplift the Japanese style of painting. This was to evolve Japan’s culture and help to attain a national identity. The Second World War, however, brought about a change that attributed to a diversion in Fujita’s style in paintings....   [tags: painting, nude, war]

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The Loss of Self During the Atlantic Slave Trade

- During the Atlantic slave trade many different things were taking place; monarchies where becoming insanely wealthy, free labor was becoming a necessity and free African people were dehumanized and were forced to be slaves. From the capture of the African people and past their sale to their first owners in America they were constantly degraded and treated like cattle. On African soil; on transportation vassals; and on American soil; free people were brutalized and many became salves. Slave traders and “owners” used many different tactics to make their captives become salves....   [tags: dehumanized, naked, humiliated]

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Intercultural Knowledge and Competency: The Romans, Greeks, Japanese, Mesoamerica

- “The first evidence of a settlement at Rome dates back to about 900 BCE” (Gateways to Art pg.309). Roman started as a small village but grew an empire that covered much of Europe, northern Africa, and part of Middle East. While gaining territory, they also started gaining cultures similarities from around the world. Roman started their culture by giving different gods of other people, Latin names. Corinthian architectural and Roman also share Greeks methods to create idols giving to their gods. The Romans were influenced by the Greeks in many different ways....   [tags: nude gods, mythological heroes]

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The Criminal Justice Is Flawed And A Naked Singularity By Sergio De La Pava

- A young black man wakes up one morning. He stares at his reflection in the mirror of his confinement. He is in a small cell with only a bed, toilet, sink, mirror and his thoughts. He thinks back to when an officer stopped him on the street three months back, and the hazy process in which he was somehow convicted for a “crime” with barely any evidence. This realization is one for minorities across America: the unfairness of their arrest and subsequent trials. The criminal justice is flawed and A Naked Singularity by Sergio De La Pava illustrates how the system is one of shame and ignominy....   [tags: Crime, Police, Law, Criminal justice]

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Microbiology Is The Biological Study Of Organisms That Are Too Small For Be Seen With The Naked Eye

- Microbiology is the biological study of organisms that are too small to be seen with the naked eye (1). Microbiology includes examining a variety of different microbes such as bacteria, archaea, protozoa, fungi and viruses (1). By examining these microbes, their relationship with people and the environment they grow in, is better understood. These examinations of microbes have played a major role in comprehending how microbes can be helpful and harmful, and how they should best be dealt with. With new and emerging discoveries in microbiology, medical treatments have expanded....   [tags: Bacteria, Escherichia coli]

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Susan Faludi 's Lolita 's Tehran, By Azar Nafisi, And The Naked Citadel

- Cultures throughout the world encompass a diverse array of lifestyles by which societies are led by. These cultures, in a typical sense, are created by the subset of a population that follows a particular set of morals and ideals. An individual’s own identity, as a result, is dependent on many varying factors of their lifestyle in these culturally regulated regions. In the stories, “Selections from Reading Lolita in Tehran,” by Azar Nafisi, and “The Naked Citadel,” by Susan Faludi, the authors depict the impact made on an individual’s identity by male-dominated communities prejudiced against women....   [tags: Reading Lolita in Tehran, Azar Nafisi, Feminism]

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The Naked Soul Of Iceberg Slim By Robert Beck And Jack Henry Abbott

- While living as an inmate in a prison, it is likely that one would go through some sort of transformation. While some go to prison and become reformed while showing the desire to change their life around, others may have a negative change. This negative change could include becoming more volatile and violent as a result of harsh prison treatment or prolonged isolation from the public. In a popular reality show, The Real Housewives of New Jersey, cast member Joe Giudice recently spoke of his plans for going to prison for tax fraud, saying “You either learn how to become a criminal, or a better person....   [tags: Prison, Life imprisonment, Penology, Convict]

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Haley's Comet is Only Comet Visible from Earth with Naked Eye

- A comet is a small icy body that travels in an elliptical orbit around the sun. Halley’s Comet, or 1P/Halley, is the most well-known “periodic” comet that orbits the solar system and returns to Earth’s vicinity approximately every seventy-six years. It is one of the only comets that can be seen from Earth that is visible to the naked-eye, and can appear twice in one’s lifetime. The comet’s last visit was in the year 1986, and it is calculated to return mid-2061. Halley’s Comet has been sighted and recorded for thousands of years by humans....   [tags: orbit, astronomy, solar system]

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The Apocalypse of William S. Burroughs’ Naked Lunch

- The Apocalypse of William S. Burroughs’ Naked Lunch The roaring of lions, the howling of wolves, the raging of the stormy sea, and the destructive sword, are portions of eternity too great for the eye of man. (William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, p. 7) In 1980, William S. Burroughs delivered a speech at the Planet Earth Conference at the Institute of Ecotechnics in Aix-en-Provence titled ‘The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse’.1 In this speech, Burroughs, following religious tradition, says that the four horsemen of the apocalypse are Famine, Plague, War, and Death and moves on to prophesise a more contemporaneous apocalypse....   [tags: Apocalypse Burroughs Essays]

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Digitally Nude: A Look at Online Privacy

- The popular debate question over which came first, the chicken or the egg, has never been decided. There are some very good reasons for both sides: The chicken needs the egg to be born while the egg needs the chicken to be laid. Both are capable of surviving without the other although it is tough to decide which would be the most important. The same relationship exists between the Internet and it’s consumers in the form of privacy versus information accessibility. While the concept of online privacy is desired by all computer users, it will never be realized because of the rapid evolution of Internet search tools and a growing abundance of online records....   [tags: Technology]

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Analysis of Nudity in German Expressionism

- The visual representation of the human form has a history back to the cave paintings and beyond. As art developed through the Renaissance almost all painting followed convention – perspective of one point with nudes clearly from a one person view that is detached from the scene of the picture. The experimental work from the late 19th Century onward changed this perspective as the artists began to express introspection about the subject. Cubism and its representation of an object from all angles led German Expressionism to find the essence of subject from more than one approach....   [tags: Human Form, Deep Personal Involvement]

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Laocoon: A Strong Tragic Hero

- Throughout history, there are many scenes that are repeated in different mediums. Many of these scenes begin as stories. The image of Laocoon was first depicted with words as a story told about the Trojan War. Laocoon is a Trojan priest who had warned against the acceptance of the wooden horse. The gods, who are on the side of the Greeks, send two serpents to kill Laocoon. They first attack his two sons, and when he rushes to save them they attack and kill him (Lee 37). The snakes then return to the citadel of Minerva for safety....   [tags: tragedy, priest, nude, painting, poem, tide, sea]

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Comparing My Name is Asher Lev, Naked Lunch and Animal Farm

- Comparative Analysis of My Name is Asher Lev, Naked Lunch and Animal Farm         What do a junkie, Communists pigs, and a little Jewish boy have in common. No, this isnÕt an Anti-Semitic crack. In fact, the answer is really nothing. Then how would Naked Lunch, Animal Farm, and My Name is Asher Lev make a good comparative research paper. ThereÕs no magic involved really. To solve this perplexity one must think like Chaim Potok who said that "no feeling, no thought, and no sensibility cannot be tapped or explored and revealed" (Abramson 59)....   [tags: comparison compare contrast]

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“Naked Villainy”: Richard as a Satanic Hero

- In many religions and cultures, a demonic entity embodies the spirit of evil, ruler of hell, enemy of God, and tempter of humankind. This arch rebel figure often emerges in literature, and one of the most well-known is Satan, a defiant epitome of evil from John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost. There must be good in the presence of evil, thus there must be a hero with whom the villain clashes with, a bold character whom the audience roots for. In Shakespeare’s tragic play Richard III, Richard plays the role of both the hero and the villain by using his heroic traits to underscore his satanic persona....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Shakespeare]

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Is Nudism a Deviant Behavior or a Healthy Choice?

- Being completely naked strips us of more than our fabricated materials – our choice of clothes, shoes, shits, colors, styles, material, etc., are a part of our identity; who we are is defined by our choice of packaging. In a sense, clothing can provide an artificial identity. Depending on the event I might attend, my choice of clothing can profoundly affect my behavior, attitude, and mood. A two-piece suit gives me a level of confidence and security that I do not experience in cut-off shorts and a t-shirt....   [tags: Sociology ]

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Argumentative Essay: Women Should Not Be Allowed To Go Topless In Public

- Argumentative Essay: Should Women Be Allowed To Go Topless in Public      In the summer of 1996 Gwen Jacobs enjoyed a topless summer stroll during which she was seen by a local O.P.P officer, was apprehended and subsequently charged with indecent exposure. Gwen Jacobs pleaded not guilty in court and won the right to go topless in Ontario. This incident brought up an excellent question: should women be allowed to go topless on public beaches and in other public areas. The answer is strictly no, women should not be allowed to go topless anywhere outside of their own home....   [tags: Public Nudity Nude essays research papers]

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Visual Pleasure And Narrative Cinema By Laura Mulvey

- Laura Mulvey wrote the article, “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema” in 1973 and later it was published in 1975. During this period, the Western society was highly patriarchal and was constructed along the lines of stereotypical gender roles and representations. This was a time when men were independent, women were dependent on men, and this gave men absolute supremacy over women, an issue Mulvey addresses in her article. Mulvey is not the only one who spoke about this matter. John Berger, an author, wrote about the sexual imbalance that existed in society and about gender roles in his book, “Ways of Seeing” which was published in 1972....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Woman, Nudity]

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Modernity in 19th Century Art: Manet, Monet, Bazille, and Caillebotte

- The Impressionist movement, while one of the more commonly known movements in art history, was also one of the most radical. As with anything new, there is a foreman, and Edouard Manet was this man. Not only did Manet’s paintings make him a crucial pioneer in the Impressionist’s revolt against the Academy’s standards of art, but what made him so radical was the way he painted and what he painted, along with others like Claude Monet, Frederic Bazille, and Gustave Caillebotte. Manet’s paintings exhibit something especially radical for the art of his time in the eyes of the academy and make them essential in leading up to the rebellion of the Impressionists; their modernity of self-consciousnes...   [tags: the impressinist movement]

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Naked Lunch: Comparisons of Documentaries Super Size Me and Forks Over Knives

- Documentary films have become a very popular in the last few years with the success of Michael Moore’s films fueling interest to learn while being entertained. Two filmmakers have benefited from this new interest in the non-fiction film movement, including directors Morgan Spurlock and Lee Fulkerson. The two filmmakers both made documentaries regarding healthy eating, or the lack thereof, in North America. Spurlock’s film, Super Size Me was about a healthy man who wanted to see what would happen to his body if he ate nothing but items from McDonalds for an entire month....   [tags: obesity and junk food in America]

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Art versus Pornography

- Art versus Pornography       Her head rests on her left knee, with her hands clasped on her ankle.  Locks of hair are thrown about in an auburn blaze.  Her tight rosy lips are as red as her cheeks.  Her dark-blue eyes reveal a half-seductive, half-submissive look.  Her legs are in a subdued spread-eagle formation, leaving her crotch area quite visible.  Her white panties leave little to the imagination. The sexual overtones are more than just a coincidence.       Suspend your imagination for a minute and ask yourself if the description formed in your mind a work of art or, instead, a photograph of softcore pornography, found in such magazines as Hustler or Playboy?  Where this description...   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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The Effects Of Nudity And Its Effects On Society

- Furthermore, nudity isn’t only found in TV commercials and product ads, but it is very much exposed through music, music videos, TV shows, and tabloids. The mass amounts of nudity most people experience, but don’t necessarily realize comes in the form of music and music videos. This form of media, along with TV shows, is the most exposed form of media. Songs and artists are globally recognized, making music so accessible. For instance, songs like, “I Just Had Sex” by The Lonely Island, “Lollipop” by Lil Wayne, and “Strip” by Chris Brown all allude to nudity or sexual contact....   [tags: Human sexuality, Sexual intercourse]

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The La Grande Odalisque By Jean Auguste Ingres

- The La Grande Odalisque, a painting by Jean-Auguste Ingres (1780-1867), is the rendering of oriental woman of a luxurious harem by the French artist, however this artwork also conveys how the western world viewed the east, as well depicts the splendors Europeans is invested in and how this rendition and other related works evolved the current viewing of how society sees the Middle East. Per Jennifer Meagher, Department of European Painting, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, beforehand, the French had minimal communication with the Middle East other than little trading but prior to the nineteenth-century artist; like Bellini, of the Renaissance and Baroque had people in Middle Easte...   [tags: Middle East, Orientalism, North Africa]

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Whiteness And The Imagery Of White By Richard Dyer

- In White, Richard Dyer discusses whiteness and the imagery it plays that unfairly privileges and paves a path of success for its European possessors, while blinding them to this fact in order to avoid feelings of guilt, because “other people are raced, we are just people.” While recognizing his own privileges as a white man in society and the normalcy his successes are characterized as, he only begins to become conscious to this as he became aware to the oppressions he faces as a gay man. He recognizes his hesitance towards centralizing around whiteness with this book, as society already does, but does so to “dislodge it from centrality and authority.” Dyer also struggles with choosing termi...   [tags: White people, Race, Racism, Black people]

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Analysis of an Image Taken from a Calvin Klein Advertisement

- In this essay I will describe an image taken from an advert and use visual methodological approach to analyse and depict the different set of meanings produced by this image. In order to explicate my ideas I will provide a brief outline of the picture. Then, I will describe a number of coded and non coded meanings and how the advert is employing a range of signifiers to communicate messages to the consumer and reinforce the brand identity. (Barthes 1972) For the purpose of this argument I will explore the image in the context using Barthes methodology in its “signs” (Barthes 1972) produced and deconstruct the image in basic building blocks....   [tags: advertising, marketing]

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What is Cubism

- What is Cubism. Cubism was an art movement that was born in the 20th century. It completely transformed the ways of painting, sculpturing in Europe. It was not only this but also other encouraged movements in music and literature. It was an art movement that was trying to contest a four hundred year tradition of pictorial art. History of Cubism Cubism was not only revolutionizing but one of the most influential art styles of the 20th century. There is a controversy about the creator of the style as most believe that Paul Cezzane who had a similar concept of art style to Picaso....   [tags: art, Picasso, 3-dimensional]

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Taking a Look at Beauty and Cosmetics

- Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Definition of Beauty III. History of Cosmetics IV. Motives and Methods V. Viewpoints VI. Biblical Examples of Beauty VII. Explicit Texts VIII. General Principles IX. Three Arenas of Decisions i. Individual and Family ii. Church iii. Society X. Conclusion Mirror, Mirror, on the wall, what is Beauty after all: Christianity & Cosmetics A gorgeous, godly young woman, leaving her car, with the church sticker on the back, walks into the hair salon. From her appearance, she does not seem to be new to this area....   [tags: definition, animal rights]

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Analysis on Kilbourne's Argument

- ... Advertisers have come to the point where they will do anything and say anything to sell a product or an idea. Kilbourne explains that “there is no doubt that flagrant sexism and sex role stereotyping abound in all forms of the media” (283). Kilbourne elucidates that women play roles as a piece of meat on television. Women are not portrayed as strong people in most advertisements and because of that, there becomes a normalcy to women not being strong people, which in the long run creates stereotypes....   [tags: violence in advertisement, PETA]

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Sistine Chapel Ceiling and The Last Judgment

- In this research paper I will be looking at two different artworks by the same artist. The two I will be looking at are the Sistine Chapel Ceiling (1508-1512) and The Last Judgment (1534). Both of these painting are painted in the Sistine chapel which is located in the Vatican. I am going to attempt to evaluate these two pieces of art painted by Michelangelo and explain the cultural and religious aspects of them. I will also look to other scholars to get their perspective and their reactions to the paintings....   [tags: Michelangelo, Vatican, culture, religion, painting]

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The Game Of Thrones Is A Fantasy Series Known For It 's Violence And Use Of Nudity

- Game of Thrones is a fantasy series known for it’s violence and use of nudity. The story line in the show is complex and compelling. The viewer stays on the edge of their seats as the plot twists and turns. For the plot to succeed nudity is needed, and some sex scenes are key parts in the series. The problem in occurs due to the sheer amount of nudity. With an average of 5.6 boobs per episode it is clear that nudity plays a large part in the series.Game of Thrones deals with the social issue of oversexualization and female objectification throughout the series....   [tags: Female, Human sexuality, A Song of Ice and Fire]

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Censorship of David Wojnarowicz, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Francisco Goya

- The Censorship of David Wojnarowicz, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Francisco Goya Censorship is usually considered “official” censorship because it is action taken by governmental institutions such as government committees, or universities, to limit the view of a specific artwork or a group of works by the public. However, these concrete official actions taken to limit public view of specific artwork are only the results of the abstract “censoring attitudes” of individuals or groups of individuals, encouraging the actions....   [tags: Censorship Artists Art]

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The Sistine Chapel : A Private Chapel Of The Pope

- The Sistine Chapel is a private chapel of the Pope and is where any Pope in the last five hundred years has been elected. It is named after the man who paid for; Pope Sixtus IV. Later when it was finished the Pope Julius II invited the most famous Italian painters to decorated the inside with the scenes of the new and old testament. One of the painter was Michelangelo who refused at first also it was the first major painting project for him. In the ceiling it consists nine panels. In the first through third panels it shows how God was creating the universe according from the old testament of the book of Genesis....   [tags: Sistine Chapel, Sistine Chapel ceiling]

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Teenage Sexting Is A Growing Epidemic

- Teenage sexting is a growing epidemic amongst girls in today’s society. Sexting is sending any sexually explicit photos, videos, or messages via cell phone. According to, “20% of teens have sent or posted nude or seminude photographs or videos of themselves and 49% of teens believe sending and receiving sexts is very common at their age.” Teenage girls’ low self-esteem, peer pressure, and media’s promotion of hyper-sexuality are the causes of teenage sexting that lead to guilt, bullying, and in most extreme cases criminal charges....   [tags: Adolescence, Self-esteem, Peer group, Bullying]

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The Olympic Games : The Ancient Games

- AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ANCIENT OLYMPIC GAMES The Ancient Olympic Games, which occurred between 766BC and AD 395, caused residents from each corner of the classical world to travel to Olympia in western Greece. They did so in order to observe famous athletes competing (Swadding, 2002: 8). The goal of this essay is to discuss the importance of the Olympic Games in ancient Greek society, with specific emphasis on history, art, literature and the law. Furthermore, attention will be given to the way in which the ancient Games differ from the modern Olympic Games, by discussing the inclusion of women....   [tags: Ancient Olympic Games, Olympic Games, Olympia]

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Iconography and Iconology of an Advertisement

- Iconography and Iconology of an Advertisement Looking at the art of the past, we see many images depicting nude women. From Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus to Ingres’s Grande Odelisque, many artists like the idea of painting a woman in the nude in an interesting pose. Even modern images in contemporary magazines depict nude images. Yves Saint Laurent’s advertisement of their fragrance Opium depicts a nude woman covering her breast. Her pose is a symbol of the iconography, while beauty serves as the iconology....   [tags: Society Image Advertising]

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