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    Writing as Art in The Painted Bird Three Works Cited   The use of art has many functions.  It lacks a satisfactory definition and is easier to describe it as a way something is done --“the use of skill and imagination in the creation of aesthetic objects, environments, or experiences that can be shared with others”  --rather than what it is.  Jerzy Kosinski’s The Painted Bird describes the disasters that befall a six-year-old boy who is separated from his parents and wanders through the primitive

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    In the book The Painted Bird Jerzy Kosinski covers many topics of the human character. Some of the "human conditions" that Kosinski shows us in the book are lying, deceit, love, anger, prejudice, superstition. In the Painted Bird Kosinski mainly focuses on the three "human conditions" hate, prejudice (judgment), and love. He is clear in showing that humans sin a great deal, and feel hate, prejudice, and love. The beginning of the book gives us an idea of how the boy will be treated throughout

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    medicine woman named Olga who was reluctant to let him in her home. She was highly respected in her village, providing services such as curing bellyaches, earaches, an... ... middle of paper ... ...phy or history. My novel would be called The Painted Bird." (Kosinski, 1976) In conclusion, I believe Jerzy Kosinski's views of humanity are realistic. It's sad to find that humans are capable of such atrocities, especially to a little boy. It were as if they were living in a remote village that civilization

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    industrialization, seemed a safe place to store one¹s most precious valuable: a 6-year-old boy. Or so it seemed to the parents who abandoned their only son to protect him from the Nazis in the beginning of Jerzy Kosinski¹s provocative 1965 novel The Painted Bird. After his guardian Marta dies and her decaying corpse and hut are accidentally engulfed in flames, the innocent young dark-haired, dark-eyed outcast is obliged to trek from village to village in search of food, shelter, and companionship. Beaten

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    Kosinski's Being There and the Existential Anti-Hero Critics have referred to Kosinski's Being There as his worst novel.  Perhaps, Kosinski's prosaic style is deceptive in its apparent simplicity (especially when contrasted with The Painted Bird).  "What Kosinski seeks to do," as Welch D. Everman relates, "is to stimulate the reader's recreative and imaginative task by offering only the essentials...Kosinski's style draws the reader into the incident by refusing to allow him to remain passive"

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    It would be accurate to say that Sigmund Freud in The Future of an Illusion and Jerzy Kosinski in The Painted Bird both take very pessimistic views when it comes to human nature and by association the state of nature. Given their combined sound arguments and experiences it is hard to see how one could find Marx’s ideas in the Communist Manifesto a plausible plan to create a sound and just society. On the other hand is the relatively optimistic John Mill. In his work On Liberty, Mill emphasizes the

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    begin with the Holocaust, anti-semantic actions have been in society for thousands of years, and yet the people of this faith are still present in today's world. To understand why Saul Bellows and Jerzy Kosinski wrote Mr. Sammler's Planet and The Painted Bird, the reader must understand the reality of the suffering inflicted upon the Jewish people. Without this understanding, the themes of cruelty, pain, and hatred that these authors put so fervently into their work will fail to achieve the affect they

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    The Morellian Method

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    It is the intent of this essay to provide reasonable proof, on the basis of the Morellian method, that images 1A and 1B are by the same artist. These images of painted ceramics originate in the cultures of the archaeological Southwest circa 950 – 1150 (Fry, 2011). Painting each ceramic, the artisan(s) used similar techniques such as checkerboard patterning, broad lines, hatching, utilization of positive and negative space, and, along with anatomical representations. While the overall images differ

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    native birds to Oklahoma was an easy but interesting task. I was pleased to find out that the Painted Bunting bird can be found throughout Oklahoma. This bird has a vivid fusion of blue, red and green colors. This color scheme is very eye-catching and it will do a great job in grabbing the attention of the students. In fact, when reading about the Painted Bunting bird, I found out that it has been described as “the most beautiful bird in North America”. I believe that the Painted Bunting bird will

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    Chinese Painting Genres

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    of painting described the figure of aquatic animals, such as dragon or insect, etc. Male This kind of painting described the figure of man. It was corresponded with Painting Court Lady. Painting Featuring Birds and Animals This kind of painting described the figure of bird. Court Lady This kind of painting described the figure of woman. Painting Featuring Beast This kind of painting described the figure of wild animals or domestic animals, such as tiger, lion, cow, goat, dog

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    Wheat Field with Crows, by Vincent van Gogh, exhibits a dark nature, inviting many to interpret this artwork as a symbolic end to the artist's life. It was painted just weeks before his suicide in July, 1890 during van Gogh's Auvers period - referencing the ten week long period of time between his stay at the asylum in Saint Remy's and his death in the small town of Auvers-sur-Oise. By this point in Vincent van Gogh's life, he had fully mastered his personalized style of painting, creating at

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    Oriental Art

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    paintings in ten groups: „h Taoist and Buddhist (tao shih) „h Human affairs (jen wu) „h Places and other buildings (kung shih) „h Foreign tribes (fan tsu) „h Dragons and fishes (lung yu) „h Landscapes (shan shui) „h Animals (chu shou) „h Flowers and birds (hua niao) „h Ink Bamboos (mo chu) „h Vegetables and fruits (su kuo) This religious art, including portrayals of gods, stands at the head of the list and is followed by a group of paintings including portraits of legendary heroes. Group three and four

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    Exercise in Imagination

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    possible occurrences, cultural considerations, main objectives of the artist, and personal thoughts concerning memories, emotions, and reactions. Visual Art Piece Harding Gallery’s Photostream Online presented the visual art piece, An Austrian Cold Painted Bronze that portrays an eagle preparing to fly (Harding Gallery, 2006). The eagle’s wings fully stretched, its beak open, and the eyes focused, seemed to be ready to start its flight. The eagle intended to soar through the sky. The yellow colored

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    Oleg Shuplyak and Salvador Dali are artists from different eras whose paintings have a lot in common. Commonalities include their style of surrealism and the inclusion of famous faces in some of their works. The use of illusion by both artists is a common thread that stands out when comparing their works. Although Salvador Dali and Oleg Shuplyak both use the element of illusion in their works, each artist implements illusion in a way that is unique to the respective artist. Oleg Shuplyak is a

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    kait

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    placed. To her left is a table with various stools and music books, many more instruments including cellos, violins, and a keyboard or organ, as well as various foreign birds. In the middle-ground there are more objects to behold, but they are arranged in a more organized fashion. Behind the clocks of the foreground we see more clocks, birds, and a very large painting of a figure surrounded with many animals. Behind the instruments on the left, there is a small figure and a dog near some chairs, the figure

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    Nebamun Hunting in the Marshes

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    clutches onto Nebamun’s leg for protection. The figures, both seated and standing are depicted according to traditional Egyptian conventions. Nebamun is painted as the largest figure in the painting because he is the most significant . He is standing in perfect balance with a youthful, well proportioned and defined body. The artist has painted Nebamun in a way that emphasises what the Egyptians believed to be the most important parts of a man’s body. Teeter expands upon this. ‘The representation

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    The Tapirapé Indians

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    In South America, there are many indigenous groups that have been studied and analyzed by anthropologists. The Tapirapé Indians is an indigenous Brazilian tribe that has a very interesting culture that has been influenced by other indigenous groups in Brazil, while being preserved from Europeans influences. Most ethnographic research about the Tapirapé Indians has been performed by Herbert Baldus and Charles Wagley from the early 1900’s to the 1970’s. In this paper, I will analyze the language, power

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    Stella Davis

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    wasn’t something he wanted to do. Stella turned his interest to art.1 One of his well-known paintings would be The Virgin. The piece was painted oil on canvas in 1926. In this piece he has painted a women that is wearing a long blue hooded veil that covers her shoulders. Around her head is a lightly painted circle that could be interpreted as a halo. Her hands are painted to look like they are resting on her chest. Her purple robe is decorated with many flowers. This pattern can also be seen in the background

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    Light of Hope by Thomas Kinkade

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    The painting Light of Hope is a realistic painting of a light house on the coast of an American shore done by contemporary artist Thomas Kinkade. Thomas Kinkade started his career with his first lithograph, and after some time he realized he was inspired to paint not for the money but from his heart. His main goal became glorifying God and spreading His light. Kinkade grew up in Placerville, California and growing up to be a big family man. Often in his paintings he leaves little symbols representing

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