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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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    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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    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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    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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