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    Gustave Caillebotte's Paris Street; Rainy Day The first thing that strikes me is the size of the work. About seven feet tall and nine feet wide, this painting dominates its gallery and overwhelms the viewer. The couple in the foreground of the painting is nearly life size, and with the man poised to take another step it seems he might climb right over the frame and walk right into the gallery. The bold perspective thrusts the scene outward, and with details such as the sharply receding

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    Skecthing Gustave Calliebotte’s Paris Street; Rainy Day I can smell the rain on my jacket as my fingers numbly make their way across the pad, trying their best to capture an instant in time on a piece of yellow, college-ruled, notebook paper, despite my now apparent lack of artistic ability. As I am watching the scene unfold, I hardly notice the people walking around me, gazing at the same thing I am, before they move on. Cuddling under an umbrella, a man and his wife are casually strolling

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    The Rainy Day

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    I was walking down a run-down road accompanied only by the rattling tracks of a train zooming right above me, I felt the ground slightly rumble and so did the pigeons as they dispersed into the thick smog covering downtown San Francisco. I continued down the road with my hands firmly glued into my pockets as I passed two husky bikers leaning against the graffiti-ed wall of a run-down convenience store, staring at me as I pass their immaculate Harley’s With my mind drifting off, I stumbled on a rock

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    about by this memory , a conflict between light and darkness, good and evil in the mind of a elderly dying man, fearing death as he gazes out across a field. The memory being that of a day from his past, where he as a child farm worker watched a team of horses ploughing the stubble back into the field during a rainy day which gets progressively more stormy. The horses making their way to and fro across the field leaving furrows, the setting sunlight breaking through the clouds picking out images in

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    begins by bringing death and dismay in to the readers mind.  One can picture a television that is black and fuzzy because the channel is not tuned in, the way the sky is.  This is nothing like our sky; blue and bright.  Rather like that of a gloomy rainy day, black and not appealing.  Further in the book Gibson talks where the people live and sleep, places called "coffins."  He describes the coffin's size, "the r... ... middle of paper ... ...epetition of  the color pink to describe things, brings

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    Living with Epilepsy

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    Living with Epilepsy It was a cold, rainy day. I could see most of the kids at the bus stop had winter coats and hats. The clouds were particularly low in the sky. After evading the numerous puddles in the road, I reached the bus stop and walked up to a group of friends. A girl in my class spotted me and asked, "Are you going to the dance tomorrow?" I froze. I had forgotten about the dance and now was uncertain about whether I was going or not. "Yeah, probably," I answered. She nodded and we

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    best planning, tent camping can be an extremely frustrating experience due to uncontrolled factors such as bad weather, wildlife encounters, and equipment failures. Nothing can dampen the excited anticipation of camping more than a dark, rainy day.  Even the most adventurous campers can lose some of their enthusiasm on the drive to the campsite if the skies are dreary and damp.  After reaching their destination, campers must then "set up camp" in the downpour.  This includes keeping the

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    downtown LA, with a hospital band on his arm, deliberately provoke a security guard into calling the police. After the police arrived, the homeless man calmed down and quietly entered the squad car, cordially waving at the security guard. It was a cold rainy day. Clearly the homeless guy found L. A. County Jail preferable to the streets. Another example involves habitual criminals who become "institutionalized." This point was poignantly dramatized in the movie "Shawshank Redemption." The character played

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    Use of Angels in Smith’s Annunciation and Plath’s Black Rook in Rainy Weather Since biblical times, people have looked to angels as sources of comfort, inspiration, protection, and solace. Yet very little is said in the Bible about what angels actually are; the Bible focuses mainly on their deeds, and leaves their nature to the imagination. Consequently, few people really understand them, and the very notion of angels is a rather open-ended idea subject to personal interpretation and design

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    Comparing Those Rainy Mornings, In The Cutting of A Drink, and The Return The two short stories "In the Cutting of a Drink" and "The Return" bring different responses from me.  "In the Cutting of a Drink" makes me think about what it would be like to go into a new culture.  It also makes me think about the current decline in moral values.  "The Return" reminds me to be more thankful for the many things I take for granted.  It also makes me think about how hard it can be to cope

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    This story is about a boy who loves to increase his knowledge and it is written by James Joyce. The story tells that it encompasses around the lives of people who live in the North Richmond Street. The area is a very cold one and the children do not stop playing until their bodies start to glow. The children used to play on the streets of the city and they mainly focused on the dark muddy lanes, which were present behind the houses, which had various odors ranging from those of ash pits to the odors

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    I swear!" Adrian retorted. His eyes moved to the corner, noticing the back door was slightly ajar. He must have been outside and left him a mess to clean. It was no surprise this was his nature, always forcing him to work. Rainy days were a nightmare for this reason, because he stayed inside to abuse him and his mother. Then he would beat them for any little speck of dust, or spot he saw. Rain to him represented hopelessness and despair. * * * When he arrived at the clinic

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    all her mistakes in life. The central idea of the poem is " Loneliness and regret". Two emotions that will devour you completely. She acknowledges her past mistake allowing man to take her for granted. In the poem " Stopping by the woods on a rainy day" by Robert Frost. The unnamed male character explains the beauty of nature when being driven by his horse. He goes into detail with every description of the woods. The character in this story is planning

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    is also interesting in the way the town people and Pastor Mander uses it. There are many symbols present throughout Ibsen’s work. Rain is used as a symbol of the cleansing of evil and impurities. Outside of Mrs. Alving’s home it remains rainy and stormy until she faces the truth about her husband. The rain washes away the disguises so that the truth may be seen. Generally when this takes place the sun, another symbol, rises, revealing the reality of the situation. Mrs. Alving said, “And

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    The Things They Carried: On The Rainy River

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    Tim O’Brien, the author of The Things They Carried, is still undecided of whether to doge the draft and lose the respect of his family and friends, or go to the Vietnam War and lose his life, in the chapter “On The Rainy River”. Elroy’s actions reveal his good qualities that help Tim make this important decision, without any words of judgment or criticism. Elroy’s actions reveal heroic qualities. He is a silent Observer who helps Tim overcome his fears. When Tim decided to leave his hometown of Worthington

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    Advertisements are normally used to showcase a new product to the public and try to get them to like it, and more importantly buy it. In the advertisement “ Iphone 4s Rainy Day” It starts out with Zooey Deschanel asking siri if it’s raining while looking out the window, she than asks siri if they should get tomato soup delievered, and siri gives her a bunch of resturants that deliver a tomato soup. Zooey than asks siri to remind her to clean up her apartment tomorrow, which is very messy, after that

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    Tim O'brien's "On the Rainy River" Tim O'brien's "On the Rainy River" is a true story told by a 41 year old of his life at the age of 21. The fact that O'brien is writing this 20 years later adds a new aspect to the story. He describes himself as a young man with the world in his back pocket. O'brien has just graduated from Macalester College and has a free ride to Harvard. Unfortunately, his storybook world collapses when he receives a draft notice for the Vietnam war, a war that he has

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    "Paris Street: Rainy Day” The oil painting Paris Street: Rainy Day was done in 1877 by the French artist Gustave Caillebotte. The piece of work is recognized as the best art of the artist. The dimensions of the painting are six by seven feet, and the painting was made during the Impressionism period. The painting shows several people walking through the streets of Paris which were recognized as Carrefour de Moscou during the time of the painting. The aim of the painter was to show the urban life

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    Moral Strength in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and On The Rainy River In both The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain, and “On The Rainy River” by Tim O’Brien, the main characters are faced with situations where they must do either what they think is right or what the rest of the world they know thinks they should do.  Huck must choose either to save Jim and help him escape to freedom, and maintain loyalty to his friend, or do as society would dictate and let the runaway slave remain

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    Perhaps one of the most recognizable paintings of 19th century France is Gustave Caillebote’s “Paris Street; Rainy Day”. The painting was begun in 1876 and finished early in 1877. Gustave Caillebotte’s “Paris Street; Rainy Day” was exhibited for the first time in the Third Impressionist exhibition in Paris, held in 1877. Currently displayed in the Art Institute of Chicago depicts the intersection of the rue de Moscou and the rue de Turin , on the rue de Leningrad from Saint-Lazare Station

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