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    Juan Gris

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    Juan Gris was born in 1887. He was a Spanish born French painter who went to the cubist school. Originally his name was Jose Vittoriano Gonzalez, he was born in Madrid and educated there. He left Madrid in 1906 and went to Paris, making the acquaintance of Spanish artist Pablo Picasso and of the French painter Georges Braque. Gris's first cubist paintings, generally more calculated than those of Picasso and Braque, appeared in 1912. He spent the next summer in Céret, France, with Picasso, and while

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    Juan Gris

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    Juan Gris, a Spanish-born painter, made important contributions to the modern style of painting called Cubism. GrisÕs paintings were always depicting his immediate surroundings. He painted still lives composed of simple, everyday objects, portraits of friends, and occasionally landscapes or cityscapes. The objects in his paintings and collages are more clearly defined and richly colored than those in the works of the earlier cubists Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. His attention to the object in

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    juan peron

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    Juan Domingo Perón is known as the greatest Argentinean politician of all time. However, he is also one of he most controversial. His tactics and alliances are often criticized as are the changes and developments he brought about in Argentina. The one thing that can be concluded by all is that this man led a very complex and important life. Perón was born on October 8, 1895, in a province of Buenos Aires. He was the second son of Mario and Juana Perón. His father was an employee of the local court

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    Byrons Don Juan

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    Byron's Don Juan One writer who has not recieved nearly enough credit for his works is George Gordon, who later became known as Lord Byron. This is the man who wrote his own poetical version of Don Juan. Don Juan is a man who is known for being able to arouse the desires of women and to love every one he meets. This Don Juan can be viewed, however, as a loosely disguised biography of Byron. Lord Byron's father, Captain John, has ancestors that go back as far as the Buruns in the time of William

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    Displacement and Don Juan

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    Displacement and Don Juan Unlike the fitfully epic Don Juan , I’d like to begin in medias res , with the anger of Lord Byron. We join him thick in the struggle with a central concern of DJ’s composition: the perils of transmission: Pray when I send you a parcel or packet—do acknowledge it—I care nothing about my letters or your answers—I only want to know, when I have taken trouble about a thing that it has arrived. By the time he fired off those impatient words to his publisher John Murray

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    Juan "Terry" Trippe

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    Juan Trippe was born just before the beginning of the 20th century in 1899. He was born into a relatively wealthy Protestant family with his father being a Wall Street banker and his mother, a real estate speculator. Juan was named after his mother’s favorite aunt, Juanita. Later, he would change he would informally change his name to Terry which was more fitting for his Anglo Saxon heritage. Trippe’s fascination with aviation began at a young age while watching the conquests of early pilots such

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    The Juan for You and Me

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    By 1818, when the first canto of Lord Byron’s Don Juan was published, Byron had already created a name for himself, both as a great poet and an interesting character. He had been known for writing love poems and epic romances with sweet, beautiful characters and talented, rebellious characters that almost always had a gripe with society. But as he’d transfer to the high society of Britain, he would begin to question the strict social norms that he was restricted by. But his life among the highest

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    Juan Peron Essay

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    HL HISTORY INTERNAL ASSESSMENT What were the factors surrounding the rise of Juan Peron’s dictatorship in Argentina? Name: Eric Chinn Candidate Number: 001401-0017 Word Count: 1875  Section A: Plan of Investigation In the 1940’s Juan Peron was elected as the president of Argentina . This was a time in Argentina’s history where proper leadership was missing and needed. Previous leaders did not follow through on promises of improvements, so when Peron came in, he developed a close

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    therapy. Throughout his writings and life history there is much evidence to suggest that his poetry was greatly influenced by his mental instability. In many ways, Byron seems to use his work as an escape from a difficult reality. The lengthy poem Don Juan offers an especially intimate glimpse of Byron’s psyche.In order to understand the depth of Byron’s psychological troubles and their influence on his poetry, it is important to examine Byron’s heritage and his upbringing. Young George Gordon inherited

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    The Role of the Narrator in Byron's Don Juan The narrator of Don Juan takes the traditional role of omniscient narrator. He states the facts but also adds in his personal thoughts on the characters. From the beginning he lets the reader know that he is in search of a hero. He cannot find a hero in his contemporary time, therefore he will return to the hero who has stayed a hero through time. The hero is "my friend Don Juan" (5.8). There is no doubt that the narrator feels a close relationship

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