Vincent Van Gogh's Washington Crossing The Delaware

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Vincent Van Gogh, a famous painter from the renaissance, once said, “What would life be if [people] had no courage to attempt to anything?” The poem, Washington Crossing the Delaware by David Shulman, and the painting, Washington Crossing the Delaware by Emanuel Leutze, both exemplify courage in the face of adversity. The theme courage is shown through structure, mood, and technique.
Structure shows the courage in both the poem and the painting. The poem consists of fourteen lines and has the rhyme scheme of AABB. Also, it is a sonnet that contains both alliteration and onomatopoeia. The painting, is a painting and contains triangular pattern. The painting also contains contrast between light and dark.
Both the painting and the poem have different

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