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  • Adoration of the Magi by di Nardo

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    Iconographical Analysis: di Nardo, “Adoration of the Magi” The painting “Adoration of the Magi” by di Nardo portrays the three Magi approaching the baby Jesus and the Virgin Mary. However, there is much more to it than just this familiar scene from Judeo-Christian lore. When approaching this painting in order to analyze it iconographically, it is necessary to first look at all aspects of the form. If this aspect is ignored, it provides for an incomplete analysis of the painting. Once this is

  • Cigoli’s Adoration of the Shepherds and Moretto da Brescia’s Entombmen

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    and never had so many pieces of cherished art been produced. Two examples of Renaissance paintings are Cigoli’s Adoration of the Shepherds and Moretto da Brescia’s Entombment. Both paintings posses the attributes that were popular during the Renaissance period which I will now contrast and compare. Both paintings focus on the life of Jesus, but at different times in his life. The Adoration of the Shepherds shows us Christ soon after being born. Cigoli chose to depict when the shepherds arrived to give

  • HERO

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    HERO The true definition of hero is a man of distinguished valor. Bravery, courage, intrepidity, boldness, daring, and prowess in war are a heroes characteristics. However a hero is understood to be different to everyone. To one person he may be the greatest being who ever lived, but to another he may just be a normal, average man. For example, a child who has lost his poor puppy may think of it’s rescuer as a savior. His hero could be none other than a mere gentlemen who saw the missing companion

  • Role of Women in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

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    helped to puff up Kurtz's pride and the African woman who has helped to deflate him. The Intended (nameless, intended for someone else, not herself) is totally protected (helpless), rhetorically programmed (words without matter), nun-like in her adoration (sexually repressed), living in black, in a place of darkness, in a pre-Eliot City of the Dead, in the wasteland of modern Europe. She, like Europe, is primarily exterior, for the simple black garment hides nothing. The Native Woman is Africa

  • Pablo Picasso: Influential 20th Century Painter

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    mass audience in his own lifetime. Picasso's audience--meaning people who had heard of him and seen his work, at least in reproduction--was in the tens, possibly hundreds, of millions. He and his work were the subjects of analysis, gossip, dislike, adoration and rumor. He was a superstitious, sarcastic man, sometimes rotten to his children, often mean to his women. He had contempt for women artists. His famous remark about women being "goddesses or doormats" has rendered him odious to feminists, but

  • Alienation

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    strongly disapproves of. In the course of her search she falls in love, yet again with Peter Warne. By the end of the movie Ellie and Peter seemingly live happily ever after. The love that Elle pursues is a forged feeling. She shifts so easily from her adoration for King Westley to her love for Peter Warne that it leads one to believe that it is disingenuous. Throughout “It Happened One Night” Ellie is being taken care of by someone else other than herself. In the beginning her father looks after her. Then

  • Connotative Dreams in Sabato's The Tunnel

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    mindset. Through this ulterior reality, Castel is able to escape, rationalize, and realize his multiple problems. The first of Castel’s dreams occurs while Maria is away at the estancia and ends up illustrating his chaotic emotions and confused adoration for her. Castel is in a weakened state and is frantically awaiting Maria’s return. He envisions being within a dark house which he feels he had “known and infinitely desired”(88) since his youth. He feels comforted in this residence because it is

  • The Importance of the Lord's Prayer to Christians

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    is in the next line ‘Hallowed be thy name’. This line shows worship and praise. Through this line we pray that God may be accepted as holy. The line after this ‘Thy kingdom come thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven’ is a prayer of adoration. This line involves a change of heart in those who do not yet perfectly follow God’s law. The next line ‘Give us this day our daily bread’ is a prayer of intercession in which we are asking for the Bread of the Eucharist which will help build

  • Damning Of The Masses

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    Damning of the Masses That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. --Romans 10: 9 From the time we are small children sitting in Sunday school not able to fully grasp the love of God that we sing simple songs about, we are taught that Jesus was sent to earth to love us no matter what. The Puritan congregation listening to Jonathan Edwards’ sermon Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God in 1741 were not being

  • Inherit The Wind

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    first comes to the town and is greeted by a barrage of food and the citizens of Hillsboro singing “Gimme That Old-Time Religion,” the lyrics of which quickly change to “It is good enough for Brady, and it’s good enough for me!” The second example of adoration for Matt is when, upon being in the town no more then ten minutes, the mayor pronounces, “The Governor of our state has vested in me the authority to confer upon you a commission as Honorary Colonel in the State Militia,” this announcement is applauded