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The Theories of Sacrifice in the Five Classics and the Lunyu

The theory of sacrifice presupposes the interpretation of reality through the prism of some exchange because people mostly make sacrifices in order to get something needed. Thus, sacrifices are usually connected with particular mythology or religion, and they are often made to influence some supernatural being that would provide the sacrifice-maker with some advantages or […] Read more >>

10.11.2020
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John Cheever vs. the Suburbs

John Cheever portrays the United States suburbs and their residents during the 20th century as valorous and pathetic. Personality in the Cheever’s residential district stories upholds an unending equalization between uncertainty, faith, and anxiety. He is dignified in accepting his position only in the cultivated area, and he has uncertainties of the incorrect manner of […] Read more >>

05.11.2020
Roman Art
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Roman Art

Roman art is considered to be very rich and luxurious, and mostly it comprises of architecture, sculpture, painting, and mosaic work. This paper explores the art and architecture of Roman with its most sufficient features and characters. Moreover, a comparison of the peculiarities between art and architecture of Roman is presented. Undoubtedly, Roman art has […] Read more >>

04.09.2020
Martin Luther King
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Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King Jr. was a world-famous African-American clergyman, social activist, Baptist minister, humanitarian, pastor, leader of the Civil Rights Movement, and the Nobel laureate, who played a pivotal role in lives of African-Americans. The African-American Civil Rights Movement ended in 1968, when on April 4, the racist James Ray murdered its leader Martin Luther […] Read more >>

17.08.2020
The Harlem Renaissance through Claude McKay
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The Harlem Renaissance through Claude McKay

The Harlem Renaissance was the time when the African-American culture was flourishing. For the first time, African-Americans had experienced such a great creative expression in literature, music, and art. In the period after the First World War from the 1920s to the 1930s, this artistic movement fully embraced their cultural identity. During the same historical […] Read more >>

17.08.2020
Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried and its Placein the Eponymous Collection of Short Stories
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Tim O’Brien’s “The Things They Carried” and its Place in the Eponymous Collection of Short Stories

“The Things They Carried” is the opening short story in the collection of short stories written by Tim O’Brien. The work of art under consideration plays a very important role in terms of tuning up the audience. Specifically, it determines the thematic framework of collection, as a whole. Apart from that, “The Things They Carried” […] Read more >>

17.08.2020
Jefferson as True Hero
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Jefferson as True Hero

One of the founders of the United States and the third president of this country, Thomas Jefferson appears liberal activist being concerned about the human existence during all his life. Thomas Jefferson was an outstanding representative of the radical wing of the Enlightenment of the 18th century. Expressing the interests of farmers and petty bourgeoisie, […] Read more >>

17.08.2020
James Ensor Masks Confronting Death
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James Ensor Masks Confronting Death

The work of art being discussed in this paper is Masks Confronting Death, a painting by James Ensor. The painting is exhibited in the Museum of Modern Art (Manhattan, New York) (MoMA). The artist employed the oil on canvas technique to create the work of art being discussed (MoMA). The researchers assume that James Ensor […] Read more >>

14.08.2020
An Allegory on the Sack of Rome
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An Allegory on the Sack of Rome

Italy has always been a home place for a variety of arts. Maiolica is a style of ceramics that originated during the Italian Renaissance. Using the tin-glazing method, Italian masters of ceramics developed complex narratives for their earthenware. Different historical events and ancient legends became subjects for colorful plates. Francesco Xanto Avelli was one of […] Read more >>

14.08.2020
Romanesque and Gothic Architecture
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Romanesque and Gothic Architecture

Ancient Europe had different architectural styles based on the type of structure and the time of development. The two most common styles of architecture, which developed during this period, were the Romanesque and Gothic Architecture styles. Romanesque is a style of architecture that existed in the medieval age in Europe that was characterized by circular […] Read more >>

14.08.2020