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    Nathaniel Hawthorne uses his novel, The Scarlet Letter to critique the Puritan faith. In developing his story of the adulteress Hester Prynne, he uses both religious and natural imagery to show his disdain for the Puritan religion. The Scarlet Letter is a vivid portrayal of his utter dislike for the Puritans and everything that they stand for. Hawthorne is in complete disagreement with them and makes it clear throughout the book. Though it is shown throughout The Scarlet Letter that Nathaniel Hawthorne

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    as the visual counterpart to religious stories- how people experienced an aesthetic dimension of religion. Textiles, sculpture, and paintings served as the mediums of their time and supplied vivid imagery to religious

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    are opposites; one good, and one evil. Both causes one to gain a deeper understanding of the ideology behind the imagery, and subsequently influences the individual’s character. Imagery is used in stories, poems, music, and religion to create a mental picture or to express emotion. However, imagery is more than just shapes, sounds and color. One of the most common areas where imagery has been effective is in religion. Historically the impact of the Gospel message has been reinforced through the

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    Lycidas: Poetry and Death

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    Living in a period of important religious and cultural flux, John Milton's poetry reflects the many influences he found both in history and in the contemporary world. With a vast knowledge of literature from the classical world of Greek and Roman culture, Milton often looked back to more ancient times as a means of enriching his works. At other times, however, he relies on his strong Christian beliefs for creating spiritually compelling themes and deeply religious imagery. Despite the seemingly conflicting

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    of radical Calvinism.1 The use of images in religious instruction and practice was one of the major points of dispute between Protestant reformers and Catholic counter-reformers. Iconoclasm was certainly not confined to radical Calvinism; Anglican reformers, especially those who had spent time in continental Europe as exiles (like John Jewel, Bishop of Salisbury), quickly raised the issue in their country, which had its own unique history of religious reform. The discussions of image and idolatry

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    Red Badge of Courage

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    when he let go of his earlier mistakes and abandons the hope of a great heroism and trades it all for the more gratifying understanding of what it is to be a man. 2.     Discuss the religious imagery in the novel. How does Crane’s background influence his opinon What point is he making? The is tons of religious imagery. The most obvious is Jim being portrayed as Jesus Christ his initials are even JC and in his death he even depicts him with the “piercing” on his side and his blood covered hands. Crane

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    associated with Romeo. Updated to modern Verona Beach (rather than Verona, Italy), this film has all the pop and zip one would expect from a tale of family feud, star-crossed lovers and bloodthirsty vengeance. It includes a mix of classical and religious imagery....

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    Night

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    explained the unknown in knowable terms. It has created symbols for that which could not be known. This symbolism is so deeply imbedded in our minds, cultures, and cosmology that it is rarely questioned from inside the religious paradigms. From outside that paradigm, the religious imagery loses its impact, its subliminal meaning. Religion functions to relieve the anxiety of the absolute fact for each of us that we will die, that our family will die, that our friends will die. Religion promises us that

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    An Icon to Remember

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    During the Late Byzantium Period a new burst of creative energy grasped the Russian artists. More artists emerged as Russians became increasingly interested in art. Earlier in the Byzantium Period “art that had to do with religious worship, like statues and any religious imagery throughout the empire, was destroyed under Leo III in iconoclasm” (Kleiner and Mamiya 326). This era lasted nearly one hundred years. During this period icon painting became very popular. “These paintings are small portable

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    Lady Gaga fills her music with songs religious images. Gaga 's song, Bloody Mary, is full of the same religious influence shown in the lyrics and imagery. Lady Gaga does not seem to be the narrator or the star of the song, but rather “Mary” whomever she may be. The entire song is alludes to religious icons of Mary, Jesus and Pontius Pilate, but mainly the story of Mary. Possibly Mary Magdalene, one of Jesus’ followers, not unlikely the idea of other 'Mary 's ', such as 'Bloody Mary ' or Jesus’

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