American Gothic
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...American Gothic. This painting, according to art historians and critics, has come to symbolize American 20th century art. The reasons for the stated are evident to most who critically reflect upon this painting and make the effort of understanding that which the images within it symbolize. Indeed, as this descriptive essay shall try to illustrate, the popularity and importance of American Gothic lie in the fact that it captures the spirit of an age, communicates a realistic portraiture of male-female relations and roles and, not least of all, is skillfully executed. American Gothic is a highly expressive painting which captures the spirit of an age... In 1930 Grant Wood painted his enduring artwork,...
Grant Woods "American Gothic", 1930
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...American Gothic, 1930 An “American couple” is very beautifully portrayed in the painting. The background of their home is a very striking factor in the painting. The man is holding a pitchfork with a stern look on his face. The woman in the painting is very reluctant to make any eye contact whatsoever. I reckon that the painting portrays the man as the head of the family and a dominant force. The woman does not appreciate the dominance of the man and wants to put an end to the same. She is disgusted with the very fact that she is being dominated and has no freedom whatsoever. The characters in the painting according to me are husband and wife but the painter confirmed... shown battling it out...
Compare and Contrast essay
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...American Gothic The beginning of the 19th to the 20th century paintings are modern arts with wild, expressive, and multicolored ideas. Among of these twentieth-century arts include The Kiss (1908) by Gustav Klimt and American Gothic (1930) by Grant Wood. Gustav Klimt was born on July 14, 1862 and died on February 6, 1918. Klimt was known as the enfant terrible of the Viennese art world and was not interested in pleasing majority of people through his art; thus, his art was never influenced by public or political influence (Schwartz, 29). His political resistance to public and political influences has led him to depict pictures of gender, power, and culture... Compare and Contrast Essay: The Kiss and...
ART RESEARCH PAPER
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...American Gothic The American Gothic is an artwork that defined the early 20th century with its raw and blunt viewof the American Midwest. Grant Wood, the painter, came up with this artwork as part of an art competition in the Art Institute of Chicago (Evans 4). At first, the painting was not received with awe, as the judges of this competition did not see it worthy of winning. To the judges, Wood’s work represented a ‘comic valentine’ that mocked the spirit of Valentine’s Day. The judges of the competition had to be persuaded to reconsider their opinion regarding the painting and they, finally, awarded it...
Gothic Era and Neo-Gothic Exhibit
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...Gothic Era and Neo-Gothic Exbihit Gothic Art is one of the most important developments in arts and architecture. This exhibit aims to open the doorsto the medieval period which was hesitantly accepted by the Americans when Gothic movement was brought to the country by the immigrants. Despite being a conservative country, the movement was still able to influence the arts and architecture which some famous and major works of Gothic Art in America are showcased in this exhibit. The exhibit will be showcased in a dark room which has spotlights on the chosen works of art. The display will be...
The Gothic Imagination
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...Gothic literature was named for the apparent influence of the dark gothic architecture of the period on the genre. Also, many of these Gothic tales took places in such "gothic" surroundings, sometimes a dark and stormy castle as shown in Mary Wollstoncraft Shelly's Frankenstein, or Bram Stoker's infamous Dracula" (Gothic). The American critical theorist Eve Sedgwick has been a chief contributor to the idea of Gothic imagination. To understand the term "Gothic" let us note that there is a great relation between Gothic and romance. As Sedgwick, in The Coherence of Gothic Conventions which studies the relationship between Gothic conventions and the ways in which its practitioners use... The Gothic...
The Image of the Rural Pride as it Relates to the American Identity
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...American rural life. In Grant Wood’s work American Gothic, one interpretation is to see a savagery in the faces of the farmer and his wife, their lives so cruel and harsh that they live with that impressed upon their faces. Charles Demuth resented his surroundings so much that his artwork was representative of that same hard lined concept which produced the idea that rural life was unacceptably harsh. The Rural Aesthetic One of the most iconic pieces of art in the American portfolio is that of American Gothic by Grant Wood. The image of the harsh and sober farmer, his wife looking at him with the barest... ?Running Head: ART HISTORY The Image The Image of the Rural Pride as it Relates to the American...
Grant Wood, How Painting Influenced his Life
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...American Gothic.’ His paintings were not restricted to the use of watercolors and he often made use of ink, charcoal, lithography, metal, wood and other such objects in order to create art. Like every other artist, Grant Wood has been influenced by a number of aspects during the course of his short lived life; his family struggled right from the start in order to make ends meet and this need within his home life to earn and take care of family members stimulated his desire to push his creativity to different directions. He began with painting advertisements and flyers in order to maintain... 10 May Assignment Grant Wood was a dynamic artist in the 20th century, best known for his masterpiece en d...
Elements of gothic literature
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...gothic is elaborated in the context of the legend of sleepy hollow as the story focuses more on the supernatural world and ignores the world of science. Scientists’ view the film on the legend of hallow as a factious art of composition since it does not explain the origin of events. The film also focuses on the beliefs of the ancient European folklore culture which was inspired by religion thus does not relate to science. American novelists sought to adapt present European models of sentimental romance, historical novels and gothic tales to native materials. The legend of sleepy hallow... Elements of gothic literature Gothic literature is motivated by terror. One of the basic elements of gothic...
Brooklyn Bridge, Joseph Stella, 1920
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...American Gothic, Grant Wood, 1930. 1. Wood was inspired by the American Gothic House in which colonialists lived. He decided to paint the house and the people living in it. The paint portrays a farmer standing beside his spinster daughter (Fineman, 2005). The woman in the paint is dressed in a colonial print apron, which evokes the Americana of the 19th century and the couple is a traditional festival involving couples. 2. The painting by Grant Wood is organized rigorously. The man in the paint is holding a pitchfork and he is mirrored... Painting Reflection Worksheet Brooklyn Bridge, Joseph Stella, 1920 The Brooklyn Bridge was reproduced by Stella to present the most striking elements like...
Comparing/ananlysis
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...American Gothic".Now I perceive the picture more as being a complex of meaningful details, each playing its specific role for maintaining the message of the picture as a whole. Some of them were left unnoticed by me, such as cameo brooch or that the hair of the woman bears resemblance to a medieval Madonna, which, indeed, adds modesty to her look. In contrast, when these details are explained, it becomes obvious that everything on the picture appears on its place rather than arbitrary. Subsequently, it becomes clear that the painting is an incarnation of the American style of life. In my opinion... The Davenports essay appeared to be extremely useful for making a deep insight into the meaning of the...
Final Compare-and-Contrast Research Paper (20th Century Art History)
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...American Gothic, 1930, by Grant Wood, and Number 1 (Lavender Mist), 1950, by Jackson Pollock were painted only twenty years apart, yet they seem to be artworks created in different eras on different planets. Their initial difference is obvious, but because of their time, and the artists who painted them, must have something in common, perhaps in intention or message. Here, the points of overlap, if any, will be investigated and described. Grant Wood painted American Gothic between the World Wars I and II. His inspiration came from the cottage, which made him want to represent a plain... Academia - Research December 2009 Same difference: A question of overlap in the works of Grant and Pollock The works...
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...American Gothic, 1930 An “American couple” is very beautifully portrayed in the painting. The background of their home is a very striking factor in the painting. The man is holding a pitchfork with a stern look on his face. The woman in the painting is very reluctant to make any eye contact whatsoever. I reckon that the painting portrays the man as the head of the family and a dominant force. The woman does not appreciate the dominance of the man and wants to put an end to the same. She is disgusted with the very fact that she is being dominated and has no freedom whatsoever. The characters in the painting according to me are husband and wife but the painter confirmed... s April 19, 2009 Grant Woods...
GOTHIC AND TABOO
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...gothic and taboo practices are still in place. It makes the Americans weak and more vulnerable every day. He condemns the media for not taking it desired role to capture these illegal doings and also not to seclude the government is not taking action against the perpetrators. Killing by the black citizens is not a worrying issue because they consider them not human race. Racism will be the only factor that will see the fall of America if respect and human dignity are not observed to latter. (Goldsmith, Being, PP.40-45) In conclusion, I would say for as to say we have attained the require percentage of human dignity then we ought to know how to be our brother’s... Gothic and Taboo Gothic in Latin...
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...American Gothic: An Anthology from Salem Witchcraft to H. P. Lovecraft,” by Crow Charles, the editor brings out the theme of human weakness in nature. The author admits that every individual has his or her weakness and forgiveness is inevitable... Essays Analysis Paragraph Vandermay et al. in their book “The College A Guide to Thinking, Writing, and Researching, Brief,” uses the line to depict the theme of dishonesty that is evident in the entire text. The boy who calls himself Pointer reveals that he never give his real identity in different situations. However, there is also lack of trust because Hulda also ascertain that she has never believed anything people say since her birth. Dishonesty therefore ...
A brave, new world what would it be; how would it look? / Response paper
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...American Gothic is a painting by Grant Wood made in the 1930. The painting was on her sister and his dentist. Although the two models posed in different place they have been painted standing in front of an old house built in the American Gothic style. The painting depicts the traditional roles of men and women since the woman is dressed in a colonial print apron while the man is holding a pitchfork. The American Gothic painting portrays an old farmer and his daughter. Like Luppert argues the depiction of humanity can be “measured against a range of basic emotions (happiness, delight, and desire; fear, anxiety, and abjection)” (Leppert 9... A Brave, New World: What Would It Be; How Would It Look? The...
3. How does Poe use setting as a Gothic element in The Fall of the House of Usher, William Wilson, and The Tell Tale Heart?
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...Gothic element in “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “William Wilson,” and “The Tell Tale Heart”? The American Edgar Allen Poe (1809-1849) has been celebrated as one of the important and innovative re-interpreters of the Gothic fiction and he makes use of setting as a central Gothic element in “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “William Wilson,” and “The Tell Tale Heart”. Setting is the most characteristic element of the Gothic fiction which normally includes dusty halls, shadowy landscapes, and whispering people and the stories by Poe illustrate the significance of setting as a Gothic element. For example, Poe begins with an atmospheric description in the short story... How does Poe use setting as a...
Twentieth century art - artists/groups universal & national utopic points of view
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...American Gothic, on the other hand, holds no intention of inclusion or universality. It depicts an American subject for Americans: a squeaky-clean... Academia - Research December 2009 For all or for some: Twentieth century art - artists’ universal & national utopic points of view It is always a difficult thing to decide what an artist means by a painting. It is not a simple or straightforward conclusion. Art critics, students and casual observers often hit upon a meaning different to commonly held suppositions and theories. When a particular artist is understood to belong to a certain movement, it is easy to presume their paintings make statements about that movement’s ideals. Four paintings from the...
Reviewing the Themes of Edgar Allan Poe through his Utilization of Language and Gothic Archetypes
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...Gothic writer of American literature. Ultimately, as seen through his utilization of techniques like Gothic archetypes and specific uses of language, Poe achieves his means: to lay down transcendent words that will linger within the soul of his audience in ways that other authors are incapable. Works Cited. Frank, Frederick S., Douglass H. Thomson, and Jack G. Voller, eds. Gothic Writers: A Critical and Bibliographical Guide. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002. Print. Hough, Robert L, ed. Literary Criticism of Edgar Allan Poe. Lincoln, NE: University... Reviewing the Themes of Edgar Allan Poe through his Utilization of Language and Gothic Archetypes Edgar Allan Poe has been creditedfor creating the...
Describe in writing the principle characteristics of temples of the ancient period (Greek or Roman) and cathedrals of the Gothic period in England or France (30
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...American Architecture: A Comparative Analysis of the Parthenon and the Lincoln Memorial. Greek Architecture. Available at: http://www.geocities.com/CollegePark/1070/greekarchitecture.html Accessed on 23July 2008 3. Beach, C.B. and Morton McCurry, F. 2007.Pine Arts(Greek)670 Fine Arts(Gothic). Stasophere. Available at http://chestofbooks.com/reference/The-New-Student’s-Reference-Work-Vol2/pp0120.html Accessed on 23July 2008 4. Boyd, T. D. 1978. The Arch and the Vault in Greek Architecture. American Journal of Archaeology, vol 82, No1, pp 83-100. Published by Archaeological Institute of America. Available at: http://www.jstor.org/stable/503797 Accessed on 25July... Greek temples and French Gothic...
The Adventure of the German Student
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...Gothic Enlightenment to read The Adventure of the German The Adventure of the German was written by Irving Washington (1783 - 1859). It is an example of early American Gothic Enlightenment. This short story is about Wolfgang, a German student's encounter with the woman in his dream. He unknowingly makes love to the ghost and seems to have committed necrophilia. The self-married couple is parted by daylight when the woman loses all traits of life. The panic stricken Wolfgang summons the police officer who delivers the final blow to his already shocked mind. The officer reveals that the woman was executed by guillotine the day before. Wolfgang was so upset that he became insane and died... in a...
Applying for MA in English Literature
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...American literature and a variety of his short stories are graded as stunning success of the genre. The works of Hawthorne reveal his dark visualization of human scenery, as he regularly describes Puritanism as an expression of humankind’s prospective for cruelty, passion and prejudice. His extraordinary, recurring tales of guilt, separation and bereavement betray his appeal with the morbid even as they examine the deepness of a human being psychology and ethical responsibility (Bloom 10). With Edgar Allan Poe, Hawthorne was influential in the development of American Gothic literature, diverging from sensationalism... Applying for MA in English Literature I am making an application regarding MA in...
America became a culturally distinct place from England during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Using information about decorative arts, architecture,
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...Americans created a new version of English that is still around today. Art in America reflected the culture that the artist came from. Pictures of farmers, landscapes, and hardships started appearing in the seventeenth and eighteenth century (Larkin, 1989: 176). These paintings were exclusively American, since they depicted American life. American Gothic, Old Virginia Home, and The Declaration of Independence all showed different aspects of American life and culture. Paintings, sculptures, carvings, and other mediums were used by the American artists. Quilts even became art in America. England did not have art that resemble American quilts. All of this art became part of American... America...
Gothic Cathedral
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...Gothic Cathedral: Architectural Elements. The term ‘Gothic’ refers to the latter part of the Middle Ages. The Gothicform of architecture spanned the period from the mid twelfth century to the sixteenth century. It originated in France, with the ambulatory of the abbey of St. Denis in Paris, built by Abbot Suger in about 1135 - 1144 (Martindale, World History Center). Gothic architecture then rapidly spread all over Europe and finds its greatest expression in the Gothic Cathedral. Notre Dame de Paris, Salisbury Cathedral, Chartres Cathedral, Reims Cathedral and Rouen Cathedral are some of the finest examples of...
Property & Possession
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...American gothic literature. Common between The Fall of the House of Usher and The Castle of Otranto is the consolidation of the Gothic horror that is demonstrated from the beginning up to the end of both literary artworks. Also, both possess the elements of dramatic tropes, such as irony, and operational symbolism. Nevertheless... 11 April A Comparative Analysis of The Fall of the House of Usher and The Castle of Otranto Analysis of “The Fall of the House of Usher” is inspired by the historical accounts of concepts while putting Edgar Allan Poe resolutely within the disposition of time and place. This elucidation relies on an understanding of the trend of receptivity and emotional response that is...
Property & Possession
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...American gothic literature. Common between The Fall of the House of Usher and The Castle of Otranto is the consolidation of the Gothic horror that is demonstrated from the beginning up to the end of both literary artworks. Also, both possess the elements of dramatic tropes, such as irony, and operational symbolism... 11 April A Comparative Analysis of The Fall of the House of Usher and The Castle of Otranto Analysis of “The Fall of the House of Usher” is inspired by the historical accounts of concepts while putting Edgar Allan Poe resolutely within the disposition of time and place. This elucidation relies on an understanding of the trend of receptivity and emotional response that is fundamental to the ...
"The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson
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...American gothic. SUNY Press, 2003. Print. Jackson, S. The Lottery. wibg.pbworks.com. Web. 5 Feb. http://wibg.pbworks.com/f/The+Lottery.pdf. Tibbett, A. Literary analysis: The Lottery, by Shirley Jackson. 17 Jan. 2008. Web. 5 Feb. 2012 http://www.helium.com/items/802683-literary-analysis-the-lottery-by-shirley-jackson.... The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson Shirely Jackson’s short story, ‘The Lottery,’ has achieved solemn attention from its readers as well as literary critics and captured the status of a prominent work in the field of American fiction. The author has developed the plot through the life of village people who celebrate the lottery as a ritualistic ceremony. Author...
Gothic fiction
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...Gothic Fiction Introduction: Gothic fiction is a special genre, which was first introduced by an English Horace Walpole with his novel “The Castle of Otranto.” The genre was later on carried forward by the authors like Charles Maturin, Ann Radcliffe, Bram Stoker, Edgar Allan Poe and Daphne du Maurier. The special attributes of Gothic fiction are romance as well as horror. The romance is shown in the background of horror. The horror is both physical and psychological, or inward and outward. Gothic fiction contains the story on mystery, supernatural ghosts, haunted eerie places, Gothic architecture,...
Gothic Architecture
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...Gothic Architecture Gothic architecture refers to a style of architecture, which flourished all through the high and late medieval age (Burckhardt 2). Gothic architecture developed from Romanesque architecture and was followed by Renaissance architecture. Beginning in the 12th century, in France, as well as extending into the 16th century, the architecture was known, during that era, as "Opus Francigenum" (French work), with the name Gothic first emerging during the later period of the Renaissance. The Gothic characteristic features comprise of the pointed arch, the flying buttress and the ribbed vault....
Female Gothic
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...Gothic The genre "gothic" has since always been closely linked to the women writers and readers. Many feminist critics have described it in the following words: "Gothics are particularly compelling fictions for the many women who read and write them because of their nightmarish figuration of feminine experience within the home."1 It was Ellen Moers who came up with the term "female Gothic"2. She used it to describe the tradition of women's writing, which she traced back to Anne Radcliffe. She said that this writing used the gothic's "paraphernalia of claustrophobic castles, villainous dominating men, and beleaguered heroines to thematize... Inserts His/her Inserts Inserts Grade 10 March 2009 Female...
Victorian Gothic and Gothic Revival
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...Gothic and Gothic Revival The Gothic Revival movement began in the mid 18th century in England and was a lobby group that sought to revivemedieval art and architecture. Many art and architectural styles were a product of their era and were represented by their own craftsmen and designers. In each era designers and architects were inspired by the creations of the earlier eras. Most designers sought to use the older styles and apply contemporary touches prevalent in the current era. One of the leading proponents of Gothic Revival of 19th century British architecture was Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1812 - 1852). His literature on architecture were to revolutionise structures in England... Victorian...
Answers for 5 discussion questions
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...American Gothic. New York: State Univ. of New York Press, 2003. Print. Jackson, Shirley, Joyce C. Oates, and Shirley Jackson. Novels and Stories: The Lottery, the Haunting of Hill House, We Have Always Lived in the Castle, Other Stories and Sketches. New York, N.Y: Library of America, 2010. Print. Lewis, James R. Scientology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. Internet resource. Owoseni, A A. A Book of Readings on Cultism and Its Attendant Effects on Nigerian Institutions of Higher Learning. Nigeria: Frola Publishers, 2006. Print. Reitman, Janet. Inside Scientology: The Story of Americas Most Secretive Religion. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011....
Gothic Literature
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...GOTHIC LITERATURE Gothic literature relates the darker side of a world of pain and destruction/ fear and anxiety which shadows the daylight world of love and ethereality. Gothic fiction, sometimes referred to as Gothic horror, is a genre of literature that combines elements of both horror and romance. Influencing much of the literature that we now read as traditionally "romantic", Gothic genre was marginalized as a legitimate literary form in the twentieth century due to its critical success and reception. The origins of Gothic literature can be traced to various historical, cultural, and artistic precedents. Figures found in ancient folklore, such as the Demon Lover, the Cannibal Bridegroom... ...
Genre: Gothic
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...Gothic: The Giver The story "the Giver" by Lois Lowry focuses on the story of Jonas, in the story the (Lowry) uses and omnipresent viewpoint, in that he reveals only the thoughts of the character Jonas. Lowry bases the story in the future; Jonas the main character in the book is an eleven-year-old boy living in a community that is a rigidly controlled community. Through the eyes of Jonah, the author tries to display how the community is in utopia, in that the community is in a good place (Lowry). The community as per the book is isolated and self-contained from the other communities in the world. All through the story, there is no evidence of natural calamities such as...
Fine Art - Social Class as Seen Through Art from the Renaissance and the Great Depression
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...American Gothic... ?Fine Art - Social as Seen Through Art from the Renaissance and the Great Depression Introduction Renaissance period and the era of Great Depression were two junctures in history where works of art underwent a cultural shift, and also were created with a new vigor. The art of both these periods was defined and determined by existing and evolving class relations, along with many other factors, though in different ways. The renaissance art carried the political and ideological messages of an emerging capitalist society while the art of the great depression showed a dissillusionment with capitalism and moved towards leftist ideology in hope of building a better world. But as both these...
French Gothic Architecture
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...Gothic architecture with its accompanying art forms. France is generally recognized as the main center for Gothic architecture, especially inthe early period, but other areas soon began to adopt these innovations and adapt them to their own local needs. France is blessed with plenty of limestone which is well suited to Cathedral building, but Southern England, with its red and brown sandstone, had to adapt some building techniques to suit this softer stone. York Minster, in the north of England, is made of a white colored type of limestone, and in Aberdeen there is a Cathedral made of granite. Apart from these geographical variations, there are stylistic features that differ from country... ?French...
Twentieth Century Fiction
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...Gothic Fiction: A master List of Twentieth Century Criticism and Research. Westport, CT. BANTA Martha (1974) "American Apocalypses: Excrement and Ennui," Studies in the Literary Imagination, 7: 1-30. BROWN Herbert Ross (1940). The Sentimental Novel in America, 1789-1860. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 1940; Rpt. New York: Octagon Books, Dahl Curtis (1959) The American School of Catastrophe," American Quarterly, 11: 380-390. Davis D B (1957). Homicide in American Fiction, A cram in Communal Principles. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP. DiMaggio R. S (1976) The Customs of the American Gothic Novel, Thesis Abstracts Global, 37: 308B University of Arizona Press.... Background The knack of narrative is doubtlessly antique in ...
Gothic Style Architecture
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...Gothic Architecture Goth is being branded by the young contemporary generation as somethingdark, emotional and spooky. To some extent, Goth is also used as a fashion statement and as a human condition. However, Goth cannot be confined within the aforementioned conditions. Goth has emerged also an architectural style that boomed in the 1200s. It flourished mostly in Europe but their influences are still somehow relevant until today. The architectural movement lasted for almost one and a half century and the edifices are still present until now. (White, 1993) The style is considered to be classical to some extent because it is prominent before the renaissance period came in. At the same time... August 4,...
A comparison and contrast between American and European art
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...Gothic Art". 02 April 2009. "Realism (Visual Arts)". 02 April 2009. "American Scene Painting". 02 April 2009. "Abstract Expressionism". 02 April 2009. "Trompe_l'oeil". 02 April 2009. < http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trompe_l'oeil> "Synchromism". 02 April 2009. ... A Comparison and Contrast between American and European Art Allentown Art Museum displays artistic creations from all over the world. The two paintings that caught my attention are "Madonna and child enthroned" by Jacopo Del Casentino and "Mr. Darlington's Still Life" by George Cope. "Madonna and child enthroned" is the only known work officially signed by Jacopo Del Casentino. The miniaturist piece was restored in 1992, and has since caused dispute about the date of the...
Edgar Poe Gothic Novels
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...gothic literature, this is an amazing piece, which captivates the reader. From the very beginning, Poe uses phrases like “...dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year....” (Apuntes, Trabajos, Examenes, Practicas y Otros documentos, n.d, n.p), which shows the mood setting of the story to be dreary and gloomy from the very start. This story is different from many works... ?English Literature ic and Modern) English Literature ic and Modern) [Institute’s English Literature ic and Modern) Writer of the Raven, and many other books and poems, Edgar Allan Poe excelled in what he wrote. He is also known as the one who started writing in the two major literary forms that we know today, the detective...
Gothic Architecture Essay
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...Gothic architecture was one which was used specifically in response to the past buildings which were created. The expressions developed were defined by breaking out of the alternative architecture while evolving with some of the ideologies which were expected as a part of the architecture. The examination of the architecture is one which defines the changes which were made and accepted with the buildings as well as how this was altered through time specifically with the changing philosophies of creating buildings at this specific time frame. The characteristics of Gothic architecture gave the specific definition which was related to what is often referred to as the French style... ?The beginning of...
Art: Romanesque and Gothic
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...Gothic Architecture The Romanesque and gothic styles were both placed in the western period during the middle ages. Both styles were mostly applied in architecture.Romanesque art started in the 7th century and it reached to the rest of the Western Europe in a short period of time. Romanesque was the main artistically style in the 12th century until it gave way to the commencement of gothic architecture (Banister 12). Romanesque art come into light about 1000 AD and it lasted until 1150 AD. The name Romanesque came from the fusion of Roman, Carolingian and Ottonian. The Romanesque architectural styles were of Roman origin. The structural design included large internal spaces... Art: Romanesque and...
Art Of Cinema
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...American horror films of the 1930’s and 40’s, however, it is a modern satire. In the early 1930s, American film producers began the tradition of popularizing the genre of the horror film with such American Gothic features as Dracula (1931), The Mummy (1933) and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932), films that originated from Gothic literature. These evolved into a blending of science fiction with Gothic horror, films that were about scientists experimented with the human form, The Invisible Man (1933), The Wolf Man ( 1941) and, of course, Frankenstein (1910), which spawned a slew of re-makes and sequels, including Bride of Frankenstein (1935), Son... The movie Young Frankenstein (1974), by director Mel...
Gothic old novel
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...Gothic Old Novel Gothic Novel Terror The clouds are dark, the forest more silent than before and no one around to ask fordirection. The other tourists had taken the passage we had earlier used to enter the historical cave located deep inside a thick forest with countable rays of light forcing themselves through the tiny spaces between the leaves of the trees. “Why didn’t I follow the others?”I asked myself. Walking through the almost impassable routes that at one time was fun and adventurous was becoming scarier. The downpour was almost here I had to find my way back to the campsite soon if I am to escape the rain. “Why is this path so old? It seems to...
Analyse the opening sequence of desperate housewives
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...American Gothic", by Grant Wood which has been variously interpreted, but with its pale tones and drab colors has today ended up being one of the most iconic images of a couple in America trapped in matrimonial monotony.In the pop-up, the man is attracted to the siren call of the Marilyn Monroe-like figure, the icon of predatory women luring errant husbands into infidelity.The neglected woman of the household becomes a two-dimensional picture on a sardine container in a syntagmatic transition to the next scene.The inherent connotations are about the course a lifeless marriage takes when the husband has a roving eye and the wife is a self-effacing entity. The next pop... The main function of a sequence...
Jose Parla and His Works
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...American Gothic by Grant Wood, Pearl Earring by Jan Vermeer, Marriage of the Virgin by Raphael, and many more . These proficient painters span from the last century to the contemporary world, implying that proficient art has been around for many centuries, and that contemporary artists look up to last century painters for inspiration. The paper analyses one contemporary artist, Jose Parla, and analyses how he has managed to uphold artistic excellence for many years. Jose Parla is a proficient painter, photograph collector and ceramic artist. Born in 1973, his works have continued to impress ever since he started painting. His works are very proficient... Jose Parla and His Works Art has been around for ...
The Lottery
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...American Gothic. New York: State Univ. of New York Press, 2003. Print. Both, Lori. "Analysis of "The Lottery", a Short Story by Shirley Jackson." Analysis of "The Lottery", a Short Story by Shirley Jackson. N.p., 21 Nov. 2005. Web. 6 May 2013. . Showalter, Elaine. A Jury of Her Peers... : American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. Print. Kaplan, Carla. The Erotics of Talk: Women's Writing and Feminist Paradigms. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. Internet resource. Smith, Nicole. "Analysis of “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson." Article Myriad. N.p., 24 Nov. 2011. Web. 6 May 2013....
Jose Parla and His Works
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...American Gothic by Grant Wood, Pearl Earring by Jan Vermeer, Marriage of the Virgin by Raphael, and many more . These proficient painters span from the last century to the contemporary world, implying that proficient art has been around for many centuries, and that contemporary artists look up to last century painters for inspiration. The paper analyses one contemporary artist, Jose Parla, and analyses how he has managed to uphold artistic excellence for many years. Jose Parla is a proficient painter, photograph collector and ceramic artist. Born in 1973, his works have continued to impress ever since he started painting. His works are very proficient... Jose Parla and His Works Art has been around for...
Short Fiction Research Essay
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...American Gothic literature, the core style of writing of which has been derived from parts of South America and maybe related to their ways of life. Parts of South America have an unsettling past because of the civil wars, slavery and negligence. The concept of “nothingness” can be seen the writing.” After all its insomnia. Many must have it” (a clean well lighted place) shows that the character who speaks in the context tries and consoles himself of his own... The Invisible Truth The world and all earthlings can be s initiating introspection for those who like to see more than what is visible to a simple man’s eye. Every single object placed here, and every single move made, has a meaning, sometimes a...
Analysis of the American Literature
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...American Literature Analysis of In Young Goodman Brown by Hawthorne's Most short stories written by Nathaniel Hawthorne have characters that are created with either evil features or malice to give the reader a more allegorical meaning. Many have argued that without any justification his work targets women. In addition, due to this he may be labeled as a misogynist if wrongly interpreted. Analysis of his In Young Goodman Brown book shows that, the wife of Young Goodman Brown, faith is a character who submits to the devil after losing her faith. In this case, Hawthorne shows the flaw by directly relating it to faith. That is the character does not have enough faith to refuse the devils... Analysis of the...
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