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  • venice - 393 Words
     For my 250 word document I have chosen Venice. The reason is that my parents visited Venice for their honeymoon and the way they have discussed it to me it makes me, want to learn more on it and be able to get locals and customers to travel to Venice, making it a big selling point. Venice has a rich and diverse architectural style, the most famous of which is the gothic style. Venice has become a thriving sea port by the 13th century which has last just over 300 years and known as...
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  • Death in Venice - 2123 Words
    To have an understanding of the use of disease as a metaphor in Thomas Mann's novella Death In Venice, it is useful to understand the concept of disease itself. According to Webster's Dictionary, 1913 edition, disease is defined as the "lack of ease; uneasiness; trouble; vexation; disquiet." These words do embody the struggles of the great author, and main character of the novella, Gustav Aschenbach, but it is the description of disease as "an alteration in the state of the body or of some of...
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  • death in venice - 8992 Words
    DEATH IN VENICE Thomas Mann Context One of the most important figures of early 20th-century literature, Thomas Mann (1875-1955) is famous both for his fiction and for his critical essays. Mann was born in 1875 in Lubeck, Germany, to a distinguished merchant family that had a literary lineage, as well; Mann's older brother, Heinrich, also became a famous novelist and playwright. Mann took a keen interest in the German philosophers Arthur Schopenhauer and Friedrich Nietzsche, and their...
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  • Venice Italy - 893 Words
    The city of romance, the city of water or better known as Venice, Italy. Why should someone visit Venice? The better question is why anyone wouldn’t want to visit Venice? It is supposed to be one of the most beautiful places on earth. Venice has many attractions to bring the masses to her doors. Doge’s Palace, Gondola’s, Rialto Bridge, Canal Grande, carnival time, fresh markets, art museums and so many more places and things to see. Venice sits in an archipelago (a group of small islands) and...
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  • Decline of Venice - 585 Words
    I agree that with better leadership, the decline of Venice could have been prevented. This is because the corruption in the government contributed to the decline of Venice. Many incapable men run the government and they were able to get hold of this position through bribing governments. The governments were bribed because during the wars with the Ottoman, there was financial problems. Salaries of civil servants were not paid and thus, they accept bribes and let incapable men run the...
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  • Venice Commentary - 836 Words
    Tyler Every March 25, 2013 Written Commentary 6: Venice by Jan Morris The author’s purpose is to describe the setting by contrasting her culture to Venice and by using irony to display the people, surroundings and daily life. A mother who just started living in Venice is telling us about the setting and her life in Venice. She uses irony, humor and contrast to build the imagery of the city and people. Throughout the passage the author uses irony to convey the surroundings and the...
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  • Venice Carnival - 1598 Words
    The Culture of the Venice Carnival The Venice Carnival first started in the 14th century. The word carnival, in Italian carnevale, Latin meaning means to take away or remove meat. Carnival takes place just before Lent, the forty days that mark a season of sorrowful reflection, fasting and abstinence from fruit, eggs, meat, and dairy products. Carnival has so many different meaning for not only the Venetian people but to people all over the world. There are different variations of carnival all...
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  • Achievements of Venice - 914 Words
    Chapter 3: The Achievements of Venice (written by BS) Venice had many achievements by the 15th Century, mainly, building a maritime empire, social transformation and also economic prosperity. The most significant achievement, would be building a maritime empire, followed by social transformation and economic prosperity. Firstly, the most significant achievement would be building a maritime empire. As a maritime empire, Venice possessed territories along important trade routes, especially...
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  • Venice, Italy - 512 Words
    Essay on the tone and the language of the text "Italy" First of all, this reading text is a from a woman's experiences when she was in Venice, Italy. She describes lots of Venice's attractions, atmosphere, and also about her own feeling as she travel. As for the tone of this text, I can say that it is in a positive tone. Words that I uses to describe this positive tone are amazed, joyful, enjoyable and also mysterious. Even if this text is in positive tone there are lots of words and quotes...
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  • Venice Geography - 1346 Words
    Colin Carmona-Murphy Mr. Zanardo Geography P. 3 February 24, 2011 Venice, Italy Introduction Venice is a city located in the northern part of Italy that is known mostly for its tourism and it’s very interesting physical geography. What makes Venice a city of geological interest is the fact that it is filled with waterways and canals, which are replacements for the conventional cobblestone streets commonly found in Europe. The city of...
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  • Transportation in the waterways of Venice - 1717 Words
    Transportation in the Waterways of Venice – Stella Stergiadi Table of Contexts 1. Introduction 2. History 3. Operation Public transportation in Venice Private transportation in Venice 4. Future context 5. References 1. Introduction The city of Venice, with a population about 270.000 residents in 2009, is located in northern Italy and is the capital of Veneto region [1]. Venice is worldwide known as one of the most intriguing places, hosting an average of 15 million...
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  • Venice in 14th Century - 807 Words
    VENICE IN 14TH CENTURY Venice's maritime empire: 13th - 15th century In the scramble to grab Byzantine land after the 4TH crusade, in 1204, the Venetians concentrate on territories suiting their maritime interests. They take the islands of Corfu and Crete. They yield Corfu ten years later to the Greek ruler of Epirus (the nearest part of the mainland), but Crete remains a Venetian possession for more than four centuries. It is the first in a chain of valuable staging posts to the...
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  • The Merchant of Venice - Racism - 1466 Words
    The play, The Merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare, is one that receives a lot of controversy in History. The main storyline of the play is about a Jewish moneylender named Shylock who strikes a deal with the Christian merchant, Antonio. Antonio’s friend, Bassanio, needs money for his wedding and asks Antonio for the money. Unfortunately, Antonio’s money is at sea, stored in boats; However, Antonio agrees to obtain money for Bassanio through Shylock, the moneylender. So, the two merchants...
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  • 5 Themes of Geography: Venice
    The city of Venice, Italy, is located off the shore of Northeastern Italy in the Venetian Lagoon of the Adriatic Sea. Venice is a part of the Veneto region of Italy. The islands comprising the city are just east of the large Italian city Padua. Two nearby series of islands are Giudecca, which is located south of the city, and Murano, which is slightly north. Venice is spread across 118 small islands separated by 177 canals, giving it a total area of 414.6 km². The islands are historically...
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  • All About Carnival of Venice
    All About Carnival in Venice: Venetian Masks and More! When is Venice’s Carnevale? Carnival (or “Carnevale”) isone of the biggest celebrations in Italy ! Carnevale in Venice, as with Carnival around the world, takes place in the days leading up to Lent. In 2013, it runs from January 26 to February 12. Where did the idea of Carnevale come from? During the 40 days of Lent, parties were off-limits—and so was eating foods like meat, sugar, and fats. As a result,...
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  • Venice Research Paper - 407 Words
    Alex Zillion 2-10-10 Barris English 1 Venice Venice Italy is most widely known for its Canals, but what most people forget about are the renaissance artwork on the side of the canals or the Carnival held near the Canals among other things. Venice has been the center of attention for a long time and some of those events are in this document. The Carnival of Venice is yearly occurrences were people are allowed to wear a mask and cloak. Three day before the Carnival Venetians start to dance...
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  • Venice- the City of Love
    The City of Love “A realist, in Venice, would become a romantic by mere faithfulness to what he saw before him.” says Arthur Symons of the Italian city named after Venus, the ancient Roman Goddess of Love. Venice emerged like life itself, made up of 118 island tied together by some 400 bridges built on water (Buckley). The beautiful Italian language and stunning location of the city make it one of the most visited and praised cities in Europe. Couples are bound to fall in love all over again in...
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  • essay about venice - 1111 Words
    Lord Byron called Venice (Venezia) "a fairy city of the heart." La Serenissima, "The Most Serene," is an improbable cityscape of stone palaces that seem to float on water, a place where cats nap on Oriental marble windowsills set in colorful plaster walls. Candy-striped pylons stand sentry outside the tiny stone docks of palazzi whose front steps descend into the gently lapping waters of the canals that lace the city. In Venice, cars are banned -- every form of transportation floats, from...
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  • The Role of Prejudice in the Merchant of Venice
    The Role of Prejudice In The Merchant of Venice This paper discusses the subject of prejudice in the William Shakespeare play, The Merchant of Venice. I. Introduction William Shakespeare's satirical comedy, The Merchant of Venice, believed to have been written in 1596 was an examination of hatred and greed.The premise deals with the antagonistic relationship between Shylock, a Jewish money-lender and Antonio, the Christian merchant, who is as generous as Shylock is greedy,...
    2,382 Words | 7 Pages
  • Venice : City of Dreams this a descriptive essay about the city of Venice.
    Venice: City of Dreams The city of Venice is one of the most magical places on earth. The first step taken there is like walking into a different world, where time seems to stand still and greet you with a warm laugh. The overwhelming power of the city plays on its subjects curiosity and drives them to wander deep into its alluring streets. Built entirely upon water its streets are really wide canals that run throughout the entire city. They carry people from one enchanted building to the...
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  • The Merchant of Venice: Portia Saves the Day
    After reading The Merchant of Venice, one may think that Antonio or even Bassanio is the hero. While that may be true, there is a possibility that there is no hero. There is a heroine. Portia is not expected in the beginning to emerge as a heroine or even as a major character. She is merely a background character from the subplot. As the play begins to wind down, the reader will find many examples in which Portia saves major characters from their own dilemmas. The first (and most...
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  • The Merchant of Venice Is a Play About Love and Hate. Discuss.
    In the play ‘The Merchant of Venice’ by William Shakespeare, according to a number of characters, there is a prominent aura revolving around the themes of love and hate. It is understandable that during the latter part of the play, Shylocks daughter, Jessica, contradicting her father Shylock, is in love with a Christian man named Lorenzo, a friend of Bassanio’s, whom takes Jessica from her father’s home and escapes to Belmont with her. On the other hand however, it is clear that within majority...
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  • "Shylock's Downfall": Is Shylock responsible for his downfall in Shakespeare's play The Merchant Of Venice?
    Shylock's Downfall: The Merchant of Venice By Raghav Kaushik [KorektPhool] In Shakespeare's play The Merchant of Venice, the character of Shylock is partially responsible for his own downfall. Shylock is a victim of a society that values trade over human life; he falls foul to a city that regards Jews such as himself as inferiors; and even the intricate details of the law plays a part in his demise. It is true that Shylock feeds fat to the fire by treating the Christians with contempt; and his...
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  • Discuss Thomas Mann's major thematic concerns in Death in venice
    Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice Death in Venice (1912) is a novella by Thomas Mann. It is the story of Gustave von Aschenbach, a successful German writer, who has lived a life of personal discipline and dedication to his art. He is a renowned novelist, who has devoted intense effort toward having a successful career as a writer. He lives a solitary life. His wife is dead, his daughter is married. One day, Aschenbach takes a walk from his home in Munich to a park that leads to a cemetery. As he...
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  • Disguise Theme in Three Plays : Il Volpone, the Second Shepherds Play and the Merchant of Venice
    Disguise Theme in three Plays : Il Volpone, The Second Shepherds Play and The Merchant Of Venice It was the 16 century when the idea of disguise started to be used in many plays.. It is used as an escape from the characters personalities and sometimes for comic effect. The disguise becomes very comical as in the time it was written only men could act on stage. This could lead to much confusion and comedy in the roles of those in disguise. Disguise can give the freedom to a character to...
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  • Foreign Destination Research Project
     Foreign Destination Research Project Laura Telutki HTT/200 February 9, 2014 Ed Gaeraths Foreign Destination Research Project When I was a young girl, I fantasized about becoming a stewardess so that I could travel the world and visit exotic places. Unfortunately, in order to be a stewardess, one of the many qualifications years ago, was that you had to be at least 5’8” tall and I was only 5’5”. My dream of becoming a stewardess was shattered; however, it did not stop me from wanting to...
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  • The Life and History of Antonio Vivaldi
    Antonio Vivaldi was an Italian baroque composer. He is known mainly for composing instrumental concertos, sacred choral work, and over forty operas. One of his best pieces is a series or violin concertos known as The Four Seasons. Antonio Vivaldi was born March 4th, 1678 in Venice. His parents were Giovanni Battista Vivaldi and Camilla Calicchia. Immediately after his birth he was baptised in his home by the mid-wife. It is believed that his baptism is a result of his poor health or an...
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  • Informative Speech - 568 Words
    Informative Speech #12 September 26, 2012 General Purpose: To inform Specific purpose: To help my audience understand one of the most magical places on Earth, Venice, Italy. Thesis statement: Beauty is found all throughout the city of Venice. The experience is like being under an enchanted spell. Introduction: I. The streets of Venice are filled with spectacular architectural designs, soaring bridges, talented artist, handcrafted jewelry & scarfs, and gondolas that float...
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  • Describing a Place - 414 Words
    I chose Italy as my place. Since it was my first holiday abroad and that I really liked it. It felt like I was in the 7th heaven. I went in the upper part of Italy, in Veneto. On our 1st day, we turned round Treviso, which was the village our hotel was in. While we were walking, we saw a huge old castle, which was surrounded by a lake with cute ducks, quacking all day long. You can also admire, like we did, the stunning view of all the lakes, like Lake Garda, every time you turn your head....
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  • Vbdddd - 1016 Words
    Project back ground: The MOSE (Modulo Sperimentale Elettromeccanico, Experimental Electromechanical Module) is a project intended to protect the city of Venice, Italy, and the Venetian Lagoon from floods. The project is an integrated system consisting of rows of mobile gates installed at the Lido, Malamocco and Chioggia inlets (the gaps connecting the Venice Lagoon and the Adriatic Sea through which the tide ebbs and flows) and able to temporarily isolate the Venetian Lagoon from the Sea...
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  • Gondoliers Paint Essay - 447 Words
    John Singer Sargent painted watercolors most of his life, it was in 1900 when he decided to use other mediums like watercolor and stop painting for the upper class. John Singer Sargent traveled continuously to Venice, it was one of his favorite places to visit and gain inspiration. He would go and paint the darkness and most hide places in the city. Viewers of his art would be able to appreciate places and the most unknowns places in Venice, most of them the most forgotten and that most of the...
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  • Culture Fair Project - 209 Words
    Venetian Culture Christian Frazier, Khaliyah Smartt, Daja Stevenson History 452: Refugees flee mainland to Lagoon Islands (Attila’s Hun Invasion) 466: Council of 12 lagoon townships formed 568: Mainland settlement abandoned 727: First Doge (leader) elected 810: Settlement at Rivo Alto (Modern Venice) 1000: Dalmatia captured; empire begins 1204: Constantanople captured by Venice and 4 th crusaders 1255: War with Genoa 1509: Decisivly defeated at Agnadello by League of Cambrai 1797:...
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  • Francesco Petrarch - 2092 Words
    Francesco Petrarch, was a man held in high regards of his peers. The life in which Petrarch lived, was certainly not one of which many people could have had dealt with. A life of solitude, misplaced love and, family misfortune that was endured. But, through hard workand perseverance, loyalty to the churches which lead to good connections, he was regarded as one of the most influential persons and authors of his time. Petrarch was not a man with greatest of family lives. Born in...
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  • the life of an artist - 863 Words
    Tiziano Vecelli or Tiziano Vecellio (c. 1488/1490 – 27 August 1576 better known as Titian was an Italian painter, the most important member of the 16th-century Venetian school. He was born in Pieve di Cadore, near Belluno (in Veneto), in the Republic of Venice. During his lifetime he was often called da Cadore, taken from the place of his birth. Recognized by his contemporaries as "The Sun Amidst Small Stars" (recalling the famous final line of Dante's Paradiso), Titian was one of the most...
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  • Giorgione, the Tempest - 2774 Words
    UNIVERZITA KOMENSKÉHO FILOZOFICKÁ FAKULTA, KATEDRA DEJÍN UMENIA Giorgione – The Tempest Odborná angličtina 4 Letný semester Linda Hobinková Ak. rok 2010/11 2. ročník Girogio da Castelfranco Founder of 16.century Venetian painting, who...
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  • dga;lm - 286 Words
    The Renaissance age was a period characterized by a change toward a flowering economy; less religious society; appreciation of the arts; education; government; rebirth in man; and human emphasis on their uniqueness, capabilities, and achievements. All of the changes to Renaissance characteristics were stimulated by the Great Schism's, Hundred Years War's, and the Black Death's effect - population loss, nationalism, higher per capita, and secularism. Those effects - which in general created a...
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  • DEscriptive Essay - 648 Words
    Descriptive Essay Italy, a gorgeous country shaped like a boot, is one of the most beautiful places one can visit. I recently vacationed in Italy, and never gave my eyes the chance to take a break from the beautiful scenery: from the ongoing gorgeous landscape to the remarkable architecture. My family and I really enjoyed our little time in Italy, between visiting our loud and obnoxious extended family to tasting and smelling amazing Italian cuisine. Vacationing in a different country is a...
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  • Music Appreciation - 554 Words
    Review Questions 1. What were the three forms of English madrigals? Describe each type. - Madrigal Proper, in this form, the madrigal was through-composed. It used quite a bit of word-painting, which is the matching of music to the words in the text. There also is The Ballet, which is a piece in which dancers tell a story through their movements and the music. Lastly, there is The Ayre, with is a form of madrigal that is performed in a number of different ways, including with or...
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  • Titian Research Essay - 636 Words
    The Italian Renaissance artist, Titian, was arguably the best painter of the Venetian school. Titian was born in 1488 in Pieve de Cadore, Venice, Italy and died there on August 27, 1576. He mostly composed religious and mythological pictures, setting standards for physical beauty and lust (C.S. Forester, 695). For example, in Titian's work, "Venus and Adonis", he constructed an image of a nude woman viewed from the back reaching for a male in one of his mythological pieces (W.R. Rearick, 25)....
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  • The Life and History of Aldo Rossi
    Aldo Rossi Aldo Rossi was born on May 3,1931 in Milan Italy. In 1949 he started studying architecture and in 1959 he graduated from the Polytechnic University of Milan. In 1966 his book was published "l'Architettura Della Città" (The Architecture of the City), which established him as the leading international theoretician. Starting in 1975, Aldo Rossi taught at the faculty of architecture in Venice and in the following years he also held lectures regularly at several major American...
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  • Role of the Woman in the Renaissance Period
    The Role of a Woman in the Renaissance Period: The role of women in the Renaissance Period was very limited. Their role mainly involved getting married and having children (Skoolproj). Manning the household was a major responsibility of women (Skoolproj). During this time, women were thought to belong to their fathers or husbands (“Women in the Renaissance”). It was clear that men were the money makers and women were the mothers and housewives (“Women in the Renaissance”). Some women in...
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  • Disegno and Colore - 3110 Words
    Disegno and Colore Painting in the 16th Century Venice was still caught up in a regional debate which pitted the idea of colore against the much more formal emphasis on disegno. This held sway in the rival Florence. By exploring this philosophical and provincial debate, I have drawn contrasts between the use of colour and outline in selected works by Michelangelo and Titian. I have also looked at to what extent are these attitudes to materials reflective of the social and spatial conditions...
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  • Symbolism in Thomas Mann's Story \
    One of the most important figures of early twentieth-century literature was Thomas Mann. Thomas Mann is famous for his economical writing. He does not waste a word: every detail he includes is significant, and every detail serves his strategy of suggesting, hinting, rather than directly telling. Without a doubt, Death in Venice by Thomas Mann is one of the greatest masterpieces of short fiction ever written. It tells the story of Gustav von Aschenbach, a successful but aging German writer who...
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  • Canbulat Museum Booklet Term Paper
    Canbulat Museum 2013 081773 Kaan Hançer Canbulat Museum 5/15/2013 The Legend Of Canbulat The venetian soldiers placed sharp blades on a turning wheel and placed it at the enterance of the arsenal bastion to prevent the ottomans from entering.In order to stop the wheel to allow the ottoman forces through the bastion canbulat jumped to the wheel with his white horse.On myth suggests that canbulat whose head was cut during this event picked up his head,jumped on his horse and started...
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  • Tullio Lombardo High Renaissance Art
    An Antiquity of Imagination: Tvillio (Tullio) Lombardo and the Venetian High Renaissance Sculpture at NGA Paper One: An Antiquity of Imagination: Tvillio (Tullio) Lombardo and the Venetian High Renaissance Sculpture at NGA Tullio Lombardo, one of the most gifted sculptors of all time, brought his art alive by integrating classical antiquity and contemporary Renaissance Venice in all his works. People appreciated his creativity because he took the risk of stepping out from the culture...
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  • Renaissance Sculpture - 541 Words
    10 June 2012 ART 131 Writing Assignment #1, Option 2: Sculpture of the Renaissance A time of extraordinary beauty in the field of art was the period known as High Renaissance. There was a growing trend towards realism, and artists of the time aspired to achieve beauty, harmony and naturalism in their work. These qualities began to revolve around a movement called humanism, which was a philosophical school of thought that attached more importance to humans and less to God. In this respect,...
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  • 17th Century Venetian Opera
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  • Man or Monster - 1485 Words
    Shylock as a plot device in The Merchant of Venice It is evident that anti-Semitism is a theme in William Shakespeare’s comedy The Merchant of Venice. However, the categorization of the play as a comedy has troubled people for some time. It is clear that if Shylock were removed from the play all of the problems that surround the play’s comedic status would disappear. Shylock functions as less of a man, and more of an object to reveal the social injustices at work in the play, and in the period...
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  • AP WORLD renaissance crash course
    Crash Course in World History: The Renaissance: Was it a Thing Name: _______________________________ Date: ___________________ Period: ____________ Crash Course World History: Crash Course #22 Renaissance. Was it a thing? Directions: 1. Preview the video viewing questions. 2. Watch “Crash Course in World History” without taking any notes. 3. Watch “Crash Course in World History” a second time. Pause the video as needed so that you can answer the questions....
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  • Othello Essay - 962 Words
    “Othello”, one of the most successful literature of William Shakespeare, elaborates a tragic love story between a black soldier, Othello, and his white wife, Desdemona. The causes of Desdemona’s death have evoked controversy. It is undoubted that Othello’s bravery, intelligence, and ability on the battlefield that have gained him a prestigious honors as a soldier. However, Othello, as a soldier, is ill prepared for the war of love, which is reflected in the weak foundation of the love between...
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  • My Italian Vacation - 1048 Words
    My Italian Vacation It was a long climb, probably the longest climb I have ever attempted, When I reached the top I felt that I would collapse any minute. My legs were numb, my clothes were all wet out of sweat and I was completely breathless. Even though I felt completely exhausted, the climb was well worth it. What I saw up there was a memorable and probably the most spectacular view I have ever seen. The wind blew at its strongest at the very top, pigeons were all over the place, and the Sun...
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  • Mannerism - 258 Words
    Mannerism in art characterized by the distortion of elements such as proportion and space, in general Mannerist artists took the classical or idealized forms developed by Italian Renaissance artist of the early 16th century, but exaggerated or used these forms in unconventional ways in order to heighten tension, power, emotion, or elegance. Italian artist in Florence and Rome were the first ones to begin working in the Mannerist style around 1520. Mannerist typically painted figures using...
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  • Art Museum - 613 Words
    Visual Analysis of a Museum Object On May 7, 2011, I went to the Timken Museum of art located at the southeast side of Balboa Park, San Diego. I chose a painting named “The Piazzetta at Venice” by artist Luca Carlevarijs (1663-1730 Venice). I t was very interesting painting that grabbed my attention at first. The size of painting was 38 x 76-7/8 inches, and painted with oil on canvas. The painting took half of the wall and the middle of the painting pointed directly to the viewer’s...
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  • rghgh - 676 Words
    3) The most famous pedestrian street in Chelyabinsk is Kirovka. Its beauty can be compared to Moscow Arbat. The street is designed with life-size sculptures: proud chief of police, modest peasant, light-hearted beggar, freelance artist in front of the curved mirror, Russian left-hander Levsha. Guests of the city and local people like taking pictures with them. Stroll down Arbat Street, lined with trees, lamps of cast iron and lots of benches make the street cosy and comfortable. There are...
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  • Sacred and Profane Love - 1324 Words
    Iconographical Analysis: ------------------------------------------------- Sacred and Profane Love, Titian-1514 Alison Parke Mr. Gregg February 7th 2013 Iconographical Analysis: ------------------------------------------------- Sacred and Profane Love, Titian-1514 Alison Parke Mr. Gregg February 7th 2013 Sacred and Profane Love (also known as Venus and The Bride) is a famous painting done by an idolized artist during the 1500s named, Titian. When taking a quick glance at this...
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  • Invisible Cities-Calvino - 735 Words
    Adelma, The Afterlife? Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino is a surreal novel that leaves the reader unsure if he/she is coming or going. Marco Polo converses in a garden with Kublai Khan on a daily basis and tells him of the travels that he has experienced. We are met with many different descriptions of cities, some light and some dark. The novel describes a world of constant uniformity. Although there is a wide sense of travel throughout the novel, there is also a sense of stagnation. We...
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  • 1. What might account for Melissa’s change in attitude about dealing with the Italian partners after her visit?
    Case Study – Effective Communication: Partnership in Italy Melissa Chang was asked to travel to Venice, Italy and meet with her company’s partnering company. Preparation for the trip was stressful. Not only had her colleague cancelled their recent trip to Moscow at the last minute, making the US partner look bad, but the Italian partner had made several requests for information which none of Melissa’s colleagues had fulfilled. She learned all of this information upon making phone contact...
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  • What is the importance of setting and geography in William Shakespeare's Othello?
    Themes such as jealousy, deception and passion interwoven through the text of 'Othello' make the story riveting. But before we can understand why events take place and characters motivations' it is important to analyse the geographical arena in which the story of Othello and the moral struggles of the characters are brought to life. By including real locations, which Elizabethans would have herd of, the play appears to be more realistic. 'Othello' is reasonably geographically accurate and this...
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  • The Fourth Crusade - 1286 Words
     THE FOURTH CRUSADE The Crusades in the middle ages helped define religious and political life during this era. Life in the middle ages revolved around what was happening with the Pope and his anticipations for the next Crusade. The focuses of the crusades were ideally to unite the churches to bring back Christian leadership and control in the Holy Land, that is, Jerusalem. One of the most impacting crusades is known as the fourth Crusade when Innocent III was pope. The fourth crusade...
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  • Venetian High Renassaince - 929 Words
    Venetian High Renaissance Women’s role in the literary scene of the Venetian High Renaissance greatly erupted in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Women eventually became the most educated citizens in the city and were referred to as, “honest courtesans.” (Pg. 624) Our textbook outlines how women, “dominated” the literary scene with their fierce ability to be, “both sexual and intellectual.” (Pg. 624) Although there were many great poets of the Venetian High Renaissance, I will limit...
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  • Tourist - 3072 Words
    s Lesson Seven: Tourists Nancy Mitford From The Water Beetle, 1962 Warming-Up ν Do you like travelling (making tour)? Why or why not? ν What is the purpose of a tourist? for knowledge or culture; for sightseeing pleasure; for relaxation; for seeking novelties; for showing-off of their having physically been to places; for no purpose. ν What are the advantages and disadvantages for a tourist attraction? Economy (hotel, restaurant, shop,...
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