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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

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    T. S. Eliot’s poem ‘Journey of the Magi’ is rich in content, imagery, symbolism and above all Biblical References. The poem throws some powerful questions to all the readers and seeks answers from them. This poem is very deep and hard to understand at the very first reading. Its charm lies in its complexity and ambiguity. Here the poet talks about journey of three wise men from East and their struggle. Their journey starts at a very tough time of the atmosphere – “the worst time of the year” and

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    The Journey of the Magi, by T. S. Eliot is a poem written in the modern period. In this poem, the author illustrates a journey, a cold one, in which three people travel to a specific destination and there seems to be a lot of agony and sufferance throughout their journey. Although there seems to be a lot of obstacles and challenges in the road for the travelers, they seem to have a mission, an objective, a place to reach. The word Magi used in the title of this poem refers to the three mages that

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    Ah Christmas, it is said to be the most wonderful time of the year. In the United States Christmas is a time of giving and receiving, spending time with your family, and in most Christian families, celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas is hands-down the most highly commercialized holiday celebrated by Americans. In fact, according to CBS news, the average American will spend $700 on gifts this holiday season, totaling for a whopping $465 billion spent nation-wide. From mall Santas as far

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    Important Themes and Biblical Symbolism in O. Henry’s “The Gift of the Magi” The Young’s are a very poor couple living in New York City. James and Della Young are both scrambling to get the other something for Christmas but, neither have enough money. Even though both of the Young’s decide to give up what is most precious to them for the other, both do it out of selfless love for one another. The young couple both lose in the end what is most precious to them. However, both do receive the ultimate

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    Latin America has seen 500 years of integration of the cultures of the native Indigenes (indigenous people), Spanish colonizers and African slaves. And Christmas season is one of the most beautiful times of the year to witness these traditions. The Christmas season is a time for the Latin American community to showcase their culture, customs and traditions. In Brazil, the sea plays a special role during this time as Christmas is celebrated with the music of the waves. Countries like Bolivia and Ecuador

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    The Role of the Nativity in "Magi" and "Carol of the Brown King" What were the Three Wise Men searching for when they followed the North Star? They were obviously seeking the Christ child, but they were also searching for the truth and righteousness that he represents. Sylvia Plath in her poem "Magi" and Langston Hughes in his poem "Carol of the Brown King" discuss the merit of their respective minority groups through allusions to the nativity. Plath uses the journey to discuss both the ignorance

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    The Shepherd, the Magi, and Jesus The shepherds and the Magi, otherwise known as the Three Wise Men, are some of the memorable people from the New Testament of the Bible. Besides Mary and Joseph, they were the first to witness baby Jesus, and their journey confirmed the arrival of the Messiah. There are two Gospels, Luke and Matthew, that introduce the nativity story, but each holds different views as to how the holy message of the birth was delivered to the pilgrims, when the time of their journey

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    Comparison of Ballad of the Bread Man and Innocent's Song by Charles Causley and Journey of the Magi by T. S. Eliot The subject matter of "Ballad of the Bread Man" is the religious story of the birth, life and death of Jesus. It has all the main events of the traditional story but it is done in a modern style. The meaning of the story remains but most of the particulars have changed. For instance in the poem a "bishop", "five start general", and a "head of an African country" represent the

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    T.S. Eliot’s Journey of the Magi is a poem about the Three Wise Men and their journey to the city of Bethlehem for the birth of Christ. However, their journey is not all smooth sailing due to the perils of traveling in the desert. The first stanza includes a recollection of moments within their journey that display instability. The snow-covered desert, lack of fire and shelter, expensive and dirty villages, as well as traveling all night cause the Magi to reconsider whether or not it is worth the

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