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  • Leonardo Da Vinca

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    spent 17 years in Milan, leaving only after Duke Ludovico Sforza's fall from power in 1499. It was during these years that Leonardo hit his stride, reaching new heights of scientific and artistic achievement. One of his most popular early works, "The Adoration of the Magi," was painted in 1481 for the Monastery of San Donato a Scopeto as an altar piece. It was never finished due to his departure for Milan, where he offered his services to Duke Ludovico il Moro. He worked on the Duomo in Milan and the

  • The Little Sister: Beatrice d'Este

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    the education, wealth, and marriage to a powerful man that she had access to resulted in a period of personal growth as a patron and political figure similar to her renowned sister, Isabella d’Este, and male counterparts, such as her husband, Ludovico Sforza. While her political and social achievements in the Renaissance world give cause to refute Joan Kelly’s arguments, there were limitations to her triumphs; the accomplishments and powers of her family and husband provided constrained how she lived

  • The Last Supper: Why the Prediction of Betrayal?

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    The Last Supper was painted circa 1495 by Leonardo Da Vinci, and commissioned under Ludovico Sforza for the Dominicans of Santa Maria delle Grazie. From the beginning, the painting was considered a masterpiece and therefore, Leonardo was praised time and again for the technical aspects of his masterpiece. Vasari, the first man to write a book of artists' biographies, exclaimed, "a Last Supper, a most beautiful and marvelous thing; and to the heads of the Apostles he gave such majesty and beauty,

  • Murder and Bribery: Lucrezia Borgia

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    actions. Lucrezia was engaged five times in her life. Her first two engagements were called off by the time she was eleven years old (Aiuto 4). Lucrezia’s first marriage, in 1493 (Lucrezia Borgia 1) at the age of thirteen (Hibbert 44), was to Giovanni Sforza of the powerful Milanese family (Ai... ... middle of paper ... ... Lucrezia died in childbirth (Mallet 312) at the age of thirty-nine (Hibbert 309-310) on June 24, 1519 in Ferarra, Italy (Lucrezia Borgia 1). Her death was devastating to Alfonso

  • The Presentation of the Characters Beatrice and Hero in Much Ado About Nothing

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    characters Beatrice and Hero from Shakespeare’s play, ‘Much Ado about Nothing’. ‘Much Ado about Nothing’ is a comedy written by William Shakespeare c. 1598 – 1599. Shakespeare found the story in Orlando Furioso, which is a great poem written by Ludovico Ariosto, however Shakespeare did come up with the Benedick - Beatrice plot. The attention of the characters is aimed at Claudio and Hero and their young, romantic love and Benedick and Beatrice are the comedy pair in the play, their witty battles

  • Essay: The Good Side Of Lucrezia Borgia?

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    Lucrezia Borgia murdered several of her lover’s, but, this is entirely mistaken. When Lucrezia was only a young girl, her father searched for someone for her to wed. After examining two beneficial candidates, he arranged for her to marry Giovanni Sforza. “Lucrezia was betrothed to a Spanish gentleman, the marriage, however, never took place” (James). Shortly after the marriage, Pope Alexander VI and Cesare Borgia decided they were unsatisfied with the couple and deemed Giovanni useless. They claimed

  • Social Institutions and Manipulation Exposed in A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess

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    As teenagers deviate from the constraining grasp of their parents, they begin to establish their own identity through decisions; however, their development of self-identification is frequently hindered by manipulation of societal institutions such as: justice system, religion, and media. Anthony Burgess, author of A Clockwork Orange, establishes the idea of freewill and how it is suppressed when Alex, the main protagonist, undergoes the manipulative Ludovico's technique, religious lectures, and

  • Free Will vs Determinism in A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess

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    In Anthony Burgess’ 1962 dystopian novella, A Clockwork Orange, teenage gangs and hoodlums run rampid in a futuristic society, inflicting mayhem and brutality among its totalitarian governed state. Alex, our protagonist/anti-hero, is among the most infamous in this violent youth culture. A psychotic, yet devilishly intelligent boy of fifteen, our “humble narrator” beats up on old folk, rapes underaged girls, pillages, and leads his group of “droogs” (friends) on a chaotic path of “ultra-violence

  • freeclo Violence and Free Will in Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange

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    Violence as an Expression of Free Will in A Clockwork Orange This essay will deal with the subject of free choice, which is the main topic of the novel, A Clockwork Orange . This significant problem is already indicated in the very first line of the text when an unknown voice asks Alex - and certainly by that the reader - "What' s it going to be then, eh'?" (13). Being repeated at the beginning of the second part and at the beginning of the very last chapter of the third part this question sets

  • Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare

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    and Beatrice. The miscreant, Don John, schemes to break up the marriage of Claudio and Hero, but he eventually fails. Shakespeare adopted, or stole these plots from a set of three books. They are Novelle by Matteo Bandello, Orlando Furioso by Ludovico Ariosto, and The Faerie Queen by Edmund Spenser. Shakespeare did not try to disguise his stolen plots, meagerly altering names of characters and places. He extracted small pieces of plot from each of these books, but they are still readily noticeable