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  • Sybolism Of "The Overcoat"

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    Symbolism- a literary device used frequently to contribute to the complexity of a work. In “The Overcoat”, by Nikolay Gogol, uses symbolism throughout this entire work. He uses the old dressing gown to represent his old life, and the new overcoat to represent his new life. The symbols affect the plot and the characters. The old dressing gown represents his old life. It is plain as is Akaky Akakievich. He never does anything even halfway exciting. Most of the time he sits around copying things to

  • A Man's Car

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    knowledge or aid. To visit and pick up girls without his parents' knowledge or aid. To come home at any time of night without his parents'...aid (usually they somehow find out how late it was, and the young man remembers he's still a boy). All this sybolism and freedom offered by the automobile coupled with the raging repressed Oedipal complex of most teennage males makes for a hell of a need to get that license, get the car, and get out once in a while. Oedipus? Where does he come in? Have you ever

  • Christian Sybolism in Beowulf

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    Christian Sybolism in Beowulf Within the poem Beowulf, the poet utilizes the Christian religion to symbolize the elements of good and evil and Heaven and Hell. Beowulf is the oldest known English epic poem. The manuscripts date back to about 1000 A.D., when two scribes wrote it down for posterity. The poem was handed down from the Anglo-Saxon period, and through the retelling of the poem, it changed a little each time. The poem creates an oral depiction of an epic hero who strived to fight against

  • Sybolism in "1984" by George Orwell

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    In 1984, Orwell makes excellent use of symbolism to further enhance the novel's theme and to reveal character. He wrote 1984 as a political message to warn future generations about the dangers of totalitarian societies. He relays this message through various themes and characters, in turn utilizes powerful symbols to give them further significance. His symbolism is very vast but it can be classified into three categories: characters, places and objects. Orwell uses different historic figures to

  • Comparing Eraserhead and Nightmare on Elm Street IV

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    Comparing Eraserhead and Nightmare on Elm Street IV essay iam going to be looking at two films in particular. Eraserhead, a successful surreal film by D. Lunch, and Nightmare on Elm Street iv. These are films that distort the real. he contributions of surrealism to twentieth century art and literature are widely recognised. It would be almost impossible to write a survey of modern art or a history of modern literature or literary theory without the inclusion of surrealism. The aesthetics

  • Post Impressionism

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    century artists. Their name was derived from the title of the exhibition 'Manet and the Post-Impressionist'(artfactory.com). The artist Paul Gaugin had used certain words to separate his art from Impressionism art such as Cloisonism, Synthesim and Sybolism. He used Cloisonism for his bold outlines and his flat color. Gaugin also used Synthism to synthesize his art with smaller shapes but to show more emotion and power. Gaugin most famous art was the Yellow Christ, it shows a traditional Breton women

  • What makes good art?

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    analyzing the work of French symbolist Eugene Carriere and contrasting this with artwork I consider to not be 'good art'. The art piece, by Eugene Carriere, I chose to look at first is The First Communion, due to its significant use of symbolism. Sybolism is often used to provoke emotion in a viewer, an example of how this is used in The First Communion is the inward eyes of the subject. This conjures up a mysterious and isolated atmosphere for the viewer, suggesting the idea of an inner world of

  • A Dangerous Encounter

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    It has been 6 days since we have been missing from society. Each passing day strips away hope of being found. Surely, we believe, people are searching for us after realizing that our plane crashed in the forest, but are their efforts futile? There are just 4 of us teenage boys out in the open with no protection except for our trusty hunting knifes and the remaining few items in the first aid kit Tom found. None of us has ever been in the forest before. We know so little that except for starting

  • Bram Stoker's Dracula is Anti-Christian

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    Bram Stoker's Dracula is Anti-Christian There are many ways that Bram Stoker's Dracula can be considered Anti- Christian by showing of Anti-Christian values and perversions of the Christian religion. In chapter one as Jonathan Harker is traveling to Castle Dracula he is met by several people. When he meets these people and tells them where he is going they cross themselves along with doing several other superstiscious actions. One of the women he meets gives him a crucifix to protect him

  • Nostradamus: The Truth Behind the Prophecies

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    For Many years scholars and interpreters have been trying to find any truth that could possibly be found in the writings of Nostradamus. For many occasions people have been convinced that this man could see the future and he documented it in his many journals and books titled The Centuries. The writings and prophecies have been a controversial issue for many years. Most Nostradomus translators have more than likely misinterpreted his work because of his nearly illegible style of writings, thus

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