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    Guido Reni, born in Bologna on November 4, 1575, was the son of Daniele Reni, a musician and singer, and Ginevra Pozzi. He was baptized in the Church of San Lorenzo and attended the Grammar School of Gugliemini in Bologna. His father showed him how to sing and taught him to play the harpsichord and other instruments. Instead of practicing to follow in his father's footsteps, Reni spent his time making sketches and clay figures. It wasn't until Denis Calvaert, a famous Flemish painter, saw some of

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    the eyes of Guido Reni comes to life with her soft looking skin and tender face as she stares longingly up at Joseph. Then her figure falls back into the painting as her pale flesh tones coupled with swirling velvet garments around her body create a surreal setting. She is at once real and unreal. Her features are relaxed, but her intentions are aggressive. Potiphar’s wife embodies the mystery Reni saw in women, capable of being at once threatening and innocent. Joseph, like Reni, is both opposed

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    The painting by Reni stands out more than then the painting by Rotari. Reni used so much brighter colors, therefore making the woman in his painting stand out more. Since the background of Reni painting was dark, therefore he had to make all of his colors bright. While Rotari background is still dark, it’s at a lighter tone. That is why Rotari painting is lighter. The color of the woman dress doesn’t stand out. It doesn’t capture the attention like Reni painting. If both painting where

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    The Self-hatred of Kochan in Confessions of a Mask In his semi-autobiographical novel, Confessions of a Mask, Yukio Mishima examines the struggle for acceptance by a man living outside of the socially accepted norms. A motif that strongly pervades this novel is death and the images of blood associated with it. Kochan, a Japanese adolescent living in post-war Japan, struggles with his homosexuality and his desire to be "normal." In order to survive, he must hide behind a mask of propriety. At a

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    The Life And Biography Of Guido Reni

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    Don’t Call Me Nuts! Paulina Acuña Anthropology: The Many Ways of Being Human   Peanuts have become a large part of American culture and will most likely remain that way. Anywhere one turns, chances are you’ll run into a sign that says, Caution: may contain nuts. Although peanut allergies are one of the most common allergies known to man, peanuts continue to be a large part of consumer culture. Thanks to the work of scientist George Washington Carver, there are more than 300 uses for peanuts

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    guys, and the guys do typical things, that said, the bottom line, is the show is an awful influence on American culture and sexual identities. The life style of the members fro Jersey Shore is that of what they refer to themselves as, Guido. The lifestyle of a Guido is “GTL,” partying, clubbing, sex, fighting and drama. “GTL” the most famous of them all for Jersey Shore stands for Gym, Tan, and Laundry. GTL presents this macho man type personification that men have to live up to. With the popularity

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    The Importance Of Bomance

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    Let us journey back to two years ago as I stroll down the crowded hallways of my high school. Accompanying me to my next class is my best friend of four years, whom I have spent nearly every waking minute with since the day our paths crossed. Arriving just as the bell begins to scream ferociously, he pats me on the back and smiles, “Have fun, man! Love ya!” and we hug. One of our peers walks past us and snickers to my teacher, “Give them a minute; they’re bromancing.” The significance behind my interest

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    Understanding Jersey Shore

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    Urban Dictionary defines a Guido as: “A sad pathetic excuse for a male; not necessarily of Italian descent, but most likely; usually native to the New York/New Jersey Tri-State area. Whose wardrobe consists of something out of a bad 1980’s Mafia movie.” (Urban) The definition goes on in detail to describe the lifestyle of a Guido and many other highly opinionated and offensive remarks. While it may not be the most accurate of websites to get information from, it is one that in today’s day and age

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    Francesca's Style in Canto V of Dante's Inferno

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    Francesca's Style in Canto V of Dante's Inferno Canto V of Dante's Inferno begins and ends with confession. The frightening image of Minos who «confesses» the damned sinners and then hurls them down to their eternal punishment contrasts with the almost familial image of Francesca and Dante, who confess to one another. In a real sense confession seems to be defective or inadequate in Hell. The huddled masses who declare their sins to Minos do so because they are compelled to declare or make

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    Ulysses Alighieri

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    enemies -- the Greeks who conquered Troy, and tried to destroy their ancestors. However Ulysses is not placed with Brutus into the mouth of ... ... middle of paper ... ...by his utter shame in his position, for in the next Canto, another “flame”, Guido da Montefeltro, is very anxious to speak to the poet. I think that Ulysses does not talk freely because he does not completely deserve to be punished for his sin, since he did not fully intend to fool his crew into killing them, but rather he was driven

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