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  • cathedral

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    “Cathedral” a short story by Raymond Carver shows how a visit from a blind man affects the lives of a married couple. The three main characters are the husband who is the narrator, the wife, and Robert. The husband is a close minded and cynical man who is upset because Robert is staying in his house because he does not know how to treat a blind man. The wife is a kind woman who has a closer relationship with Roberts than with her husband. Robert is a blind man who just lost her wife and is staying

  • The Cathedral by Raymond Carver

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    "Cathedral" is a short story ultimately about enlightment, finding something more meaningful and deeper with in one self. Although from an observing point of view nothing more in the story happens then a blind man assisting the narrator in drawing a cathedral. Although as known, the narrator's experience radically differs from what is actually "observed". He is enlightened and opened up to a new world of vision and imagination. This brief experience will have a life long effect on him. The reason

  • The Canterbury Cathedral

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    The Canterbury Cathedral For at least fourteen hundred years the worship of God has been offered on the site of this Cathedral, and through the prayers of the Church his power and grace have shaped human lives. Ever since the murder of Archbishop Thomas Becket in the Cathedral in 1170, Canterbury has attracted thousands of pilgrims. This tradition continues to this day, and a large team of Welcomers, Guides, Cathedral Assistants and Chaplains are there to give all visitors a warm welcome

  • florence cathedral

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    In the Florence Cathedral, Florence, Italy, there is a cathedral church whose octagonal dome, built without the aid of scaffolding, was considered the greatest engineering feat of the early Renaissance. Dedicated to Santa Maria del Fiore, Our Lady of the Flower, it is also known as the Duomo, after the Italian word for cathedral. Created by many great Early Modern artists, this piece of architecture is a perfect example the Renaissance style. We can come to a better understanding of why this is so

  • Analysis of Murder in the Cathedral

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    Murder in the Cathedral is a two-part, verse drama, tragedy play written in 1935 by Thomas Stearns Eliot, also known by his pen name as T. S. Eliot. It joined many similar writings in the year of 1170 when Archbishop Thomas á Becket was assassinated in the cathedral at Canterbury by four knights ordered by King Henry II following Becket’s rejection of the King’s new marriage (Trudeau 2). Eliot’s most famous works including The Waste Land (1922) and “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” (1915) were

  • Report on the Art and Architecture of the Cathedral of St. Stephen in Australia

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    1.0 Introduction The purpose of this report is to outline the art and architecture of the Cathedral of St. Stephen and compare it to other churches around the world. It is also designed to analyse the aspects of St. Stephen’s architecture and its attempts to capture some of the unique experiences of people in Australia. Also analysed was how a Catholic community can impact the identity of its parishioner as well as the importance of belonging to a Catholic parish. The report finally concludes

  • The Questions of the Salisbury Cathedral

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    Salisbury Cathedral is one of a kind. It is still standing after hundreds of years. I just recently just saw the beautiful building while flipping through our art history text book and it immediately caught my eye. I wanted to do more research about this cathedral and learn more about it. Who built it, why was it built, where is it located, and what happened in the cathedral? These are some of the questions that I want to figure out and more. Salisbury Cathedral is the tallest and biggest cathedral in the

  • A Visit to Durham Cathedral

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    A Visit to Durham Cathedral A World Heritage Site must be "An example of a type of building or architectural ensemble." by the world heritage committee guidelines or the international council on monuments and sites states it must be "A building which is historically of the highest importance." Durham fulfilled the criteria and was awarded the title world heritage site in 1996. I believe Durham cathedral became a world heritage site because it shows the earliest example of rib vaults and

  • The Power of Durham Cathedral

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    The Power of Durham Cathedral Durham was unique. Not only did its Bishop have all the powers of a Bishop, also bestowed upon him where the powers of a king; therefore he was called the prince bishop. Only four other palantines had this right but none were open to a cleric. The Arms of the See of Durham displays a Bishops miter within a Kings coronet; it was a great privilege to have this right. The palantine of the Prince Bishop was enormous, from the Scottish borders to Hull. They purchased

  • cathedrals

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    cathedrals Throughout the centuries, beautiful Medieval cathedrals have been towering above every building and till this day, still survive with their astonishing appearance. Their structure resemble the power and glory of heavens. Today, they are known as "prayers in stone" because they are respected as holy places. Taking literally hundreds of years to build these great Gothic buildings, the skillful carpenters and masons responsible for the construction are respected for constructing these

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