Commom App Describe a character in fiction, a historical figure, or a creative work (as in art, music, science, etc.) that has had an influence on you, and explain that influence.
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...fiction, a historical figure, or a creative work that has had an influence on you, and explain that influence. Defining and realizing which professional path to take has often been a task beyond ease and I must admit that I would not have been certain enough with my pursuit of architecture had I not known and studied Filippo Brunelleschi. Only few historical accounts may be found for Brunelleschi yet his exquisite design of the Dome of the Florence Cathedral shall remain priceless in recollection of Renaissance architecture and Roman antiquity. As a goldsmith and architect primarily, I specifically admire the way Brunelleschi had dealt with the ordeals of his profession... Describe a character in...
Relations between literature and history in contemporary Chinese fiction
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...fiction Culture is one of the major struggles in capitalist countries. The Marxist theory depicts the struggle of creating and maintaining culture values in generations (Raymond, 242). Chinese literature is a culture in a capitalist land. The history of Chinese literature roots from the 1950s to its transition to modernism in the 1970s. Fiction writing in china presents the image and transition of the Chinese culture since evolution. Many fiction writers in china use the art of literature to present the history of culture revolution. For instance, the novel To live by Yu Hua presents a story of a family that struggles through their forty years... Relationship between literature and history in Chinese...
Examining a Work of Fiction Through Another Author's Lens
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...Fiction Through Another Lens The short story "Lost in the fun house" written by John Barth first appeared in the 1969. The story belongs to fictional genre and tells about the main character, Ambrose, who gets lost in a funhouse and decribes complicated relationship between reality and fiction world created by him. In his work "The Art of Fiction", Henry James states that "good" fiction should exist in competition with reality, and an author should never interject their intent in writing the story, or remind readers that the story is "just make-believe." "The subject-matter of fiction is stored up likewise in documents and records" (James, n.d.). In spite this fact, Barth goes... Examining a Work of...
Describe a character in fiction, a historical figure, or a creative work (as in art, music, science, etc.) that has had an influence on you, and explain that influence.
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...Abraham Lincoln was and will continue to be one of America’s most respected Presidents who fought hard to maintain the American union during the Civil War and also abolished slavery in the country with the emancipation proclamation. Abraham Lincoln, whose life began under humble conditions in Kentucky, was sensitive to slavery right from his early days. He did not receive any formal education and could only learn some basic education from his mother. However, his parents had instilled the thought that anyone who worked hard could survive which provided the inspiration for all his endeavors. Lincoln learned through his experiences while working on a farm, splitting rails for fences and store... Lincoln...
"The History of the Siege of Lisbon" by Jose Saramago
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...Art of Fiction No 155. 8 October 1998. 2014 . Barosso’s article is about the interview of Saramago about his novel the history of the Siege of Lisbon. The interviewee conducted... to literature review. Works Cited Barroso, Donzelina. Jose Saramago, The Art of Fiction No 155. 8 October 1998. 2014 . Evans, Julian. The militant magician. 28 December 2002. 2014 . Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez, Gregory Rabassa. One Hundred Years of Solitude . New York: Harper...
Political Fiction
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...fiction often employs satire like The Simpsons in its depiction of the Western culture. It may be inferred that beliefs about politics and political discourse are products of art in which complex causal connection is drawn. This being said, Edelman states that art is a major and integral part of an environment in which political behaviour springs from. It is from works of art in which ideas about leadership and other noble traits emanate, which represents people's assumptions and reflections of their own... POLITICS AND FICTION: INTERRELATEDNESS Introduction This paper attempts to show knowledge and appreciation of methodological issues by focusing on political fiction in the US and the UK. General...
Crime Fiction: Facts vs. Fiction
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...fiction can influence real criminal action. References “Chasing Doctor No: Art Crime Fact and Fiction”, from http://www.artcrime.info/pdf/ArtCrime-Fact&Fiction-1.pdf Maxine, “Horror in crime fiction”. (February19th 2010), from http://petrona.typepad.com/petrona/2010/02/horror-in-crime-fiction.html Zunshine, L. (2006) “Why We Read Fiction” Theory of mind and the novel. The Ohio State University press, Columbus. “True Crime Tuesday: The Randomness of it all”. (February 22, 2011),...
Crime Fiction: Facts vs. Fiction
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...Art Crime Fact and Fiction”, from http://www.artcrime.info/pdf/ArtCrime-Fact&Fiction-1.pdf Maxine, “Horror in crime fiction”. (February19th 2010), from http://petrona.typepad.com/petrona/2010/02/horror-in-crime-fiction.html Zunshine, L. (2006) “Why We Read Fiction” Theory of mind and the novel. The Ohio State University press, Columbus. “True Crime Tuesday: The Randomness of it all”. (February 22, 2011), from http://www.jungleredwriters.com/2011/02/true-crime-tuesday-randomness-of-it-all.html Altrocchi, H, P. (May 19, 2009) “Nothing truer than truth: Fact verses Fiction in the Shakespeare Authorship Debate”.... ? Crime Fiction: Facts vs. Fiction and Section #...
A Literary Research Paper Delving into the Work of Marilynne Robinson
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...fiction in a writing career spanning three decades, Marilynne has won hallowed acclaim in the world of American literature, the American West in particular, on par with America’s finest contemporary writers. It is no ordinary accomplishment considering the fact that ‘the world of literary publishing runs on schadenfreude’ (Bobrow). Marilynne’s very first novel Housekeeping, finalist for the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and winner of Hemingway Foundation / PEN Award under first best novel category and also the Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, became a hallmark of her unique writing style (often compared to the Old Testament... ?Ramakrishna S ...
Gothic fiction
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...fictions is precisely termed as Gothic because the subjects of this kind of fictions are very dark, and melancholy. They are often associated with some haunted buildings or castles or mansions which seem ghostlike. The term Gothic is used not only in literature but it is the part of art, paintings and architecture also. If the Gothic fiction is to be converted into a horror film, music plays a very crucial role. A certain kind of suspense... ?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,...
Journalistic fiction
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...fiction, fantasy. At the present stage of the art of journalism development the term "new journalism" is of particular importance. In our opinion, this term should be understood in the sense in which it was offered and used by such famous writers as Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, Tom Wolfe and other American writers of the 1960s; they suggested that this is a special synthesis of fact and fiction, which represents both sides - journalism and literature – in equal terms. So, when the book was first published the best critics had a lot of difficulties categorizing the book. So, it seems rather difficult to define what exactly a journalistic fiction is nowdays. We... Creative Writing Journalistic fiction...
Science fiction film
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...fiction film genre has been around almost as long as movies have, but like the cinema it is still a fairly young art form. This genre came into existence shortly after the invention of the movie camera in 1888 and has endured for over one-hundred years. Science fiction is adaptive; it changes with the times and this trend can be seen in its incorporation of other genres, cultural history and technology. This essay will attempt to define the genre, chronicle the history and evolution, and explore its relation to technology. This is in general and in the cinema. When discussing... the science fiction film genre a problem occurs. The distinction between science...
Science Fiction
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...Art and Culture MAN MACHINE: THE MERGINE OF MAN AND TECHNOLOGY IN ART AND CULTURE Titus Rock Manickam Order No. 267672 20 January 2009 Table of Contents Introduction..3 Special Effects.3 Frankenstein's monster..5 Conclusion6 Sources.7 MAN MACHINE: THE MERGINE OF MAN AND TECHNOLOGY IN ART AND CULTURE Introduction Science fiction has led to many inventions and discoveries. Before the advent of rockets, fiction abounded with stories of man firing projectiles. Subsequently, there were stories of man himself flying, either with the help of machines or by his own efforts with prosthetic wings... Man Machine: The merging of Man and Technology in Art and ...
Fiction and Truth Essay
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...art collection on her new waterfront apartment yet the collection does not give her peace. The story is a gothic fiction because... Fiction and Truth Ian McEwen is a well-known having written several novels. One notable work from his collection is the Atonement. In this novel, McEwen employees several aspects of postmodernism and the narrative technique used in the novel capture the conflict that exists between perceptions of truth and fiction. It also captures the elusiveness of memory. The novel presents rich information that enables the reader look at issues in a truth and fiction value. Death by Landscape is a tragic story written by Margaret Atwood. It is about a girl, Lois who loses a friend after ...
Black women in modern science fiction media
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...Fiction Media Introduction Race and gender have been main hindrances to black women in the field of art for many years (Barr 6). Though many of them have shown remarkable talents in that field, their efforts to achieve recognition in the field of art have many times been frustrated. As much as many white artists never wanted to recognize the black fiction science, the fact remains that black women have come to prove the whole myth wrong due to their great works. It has been found out that black women writers of science fiction today have been categorized to be among the best as they focus on that which is inexistence like ghosts, supernatural or myths. Marleen Barr... Black Women in Modern Science...
Hardboiled crime Fiction. (2,000)
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...Fiction This is a subgenre of detective fiction developed in 1920 and it is distinctively American although some representatives and followers are also found in England. This subgenre is mostly found in the west but the writers are both whites and the African Americans in their bid to exercise their literary prowess. In hardboiled fiction, the contents are almost similar to action but there is a small difference in their setting and the language style and the speed with which everything happens (Jalova 16). They heroes in hardball crime fiction are always very big, strong witty and cunning and these makes the reader to be very addicted in knowing whatever happens next... even though it...
Science fiction
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...Fiction – Day After Tomorrow There has been a spurt of science fiction movies in Hollywood since 1990s. At a time when concept of artificial intelligence and robots are no longer a dream, it is only human nature to explore what lies ahead. A close look from the last two decades of the twentieth century reveals that human society has become more and more robotic. Advanced technologies in the form of computer and Internet have opened newer possibilities to connect and interpret. At the same time, there is an increasing threat from climate change. Increased carbon dioxide emission due to industrialization and technological progress has made global warming a real threat. Just like... the 1950s...
Hills like White Elephants
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...art of fiction writing which makes the author prominent for his efforts. References Hemingway, Ernest. Hills like white elephants. 1927. Print. Trilling, Lionel. The experience of literature. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1967. Print. Benson, Jackson J. New critical approaches to the short stories of Ernest Hemingway. Durham: Duke University Press, 1990. Print.... Hills like White Elephants The short story “Hills like White Elephants” is written by a famous English short story teller of modern era named, “Ernest Hemingway”. The writer is so much famous for short stories with a variety in writing. Most common aspect of his writings is extraordinary complexity. He presented the themes in a very complex...
Science Fiction Films
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...Fiction Defined Before proceeding, it would help to define the word science fiction. What does Science fiction really mean? It is said that the term “science fiction” is an oxymoron because “Science is the study and theoretical explanation of natural phenomena in an orderly way, but fiction is something that is created or imaginary.” (Bromiley, n.d.) Thus, being contradictory terms, science can play an essential role in creating the fictional work of art by giving it more rationality, and making the facts more believable, and therefore more realistic... ? Topic: Science fiction films often present a ‘contest’ between technology, special effects, action, bugs, aliens and so on, all of which can drown out...
Why do you think science fiction is so popular today
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...fiction is popular because of modern technological advances, the expansive nature of the genre, and general social unease and unrest with the contemporary world. While science fiction has been a long established genre, it’s clear that ultimately this art form will persists many years into the future as its modes of expression hold important connotations for humanity.... Science Fiction The nature of literature has long functioned as a means of exploring future contexts and potentials. With the emergence such as H.G. Wells science fiction emerged as a distinct genre. Within this genre fantastical explorations of flights to the moon and underneath the sea were...
Art
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...Art analysis and discussion 18 April Visual art analysis and discussion Mary Cassatt and Edouard Manet were two of the most prolific impressionists painters of the French nineteenth century. However regardless of the same art movement and subjects of their art.The differences between them are huge. Manet’s “Olympia” and Cassatt’s “mother and child” are proof of this. They both depict women but both are as different as day and night in the treatment and presentation of the female form. Visual analysis of both the works shows major differences. In Cassatt’s work, she uses very light colours and avoiding black producing a very romantic painting that depicts a mother and child... College Visual...
Art
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...Art analysis and discussion 18 April Visual art analysis and discussion Mary Cassatt and Edouard Manet were two of themost prolific impressionists painters of the French nineteenth century. However regardless of the same art movement and subjects of their art.The differences between them are huge. Manet’s “Olympia” and Cassatt’s “mother and child” are proof of this. They both depict women but both are as different as day and night in the treatment and presentation of the female form. Visual analysis of both the works shows major differences. In Cassatt’s work, she uses very light colours and avoiding black producing a very romantic painting that depicts a mother and child. In Manet’s... College Visual...
Biography person
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...fiction work and memoir ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings’ was published to international recognition and praise two years prior. In 1993 she recited a poem that she had written on the inaugural of then President Bill Clinton, entitled ‘On the Pulse of the Morning’. She would go on, moreover, to establish friendships with various icons of American cultural wife in her later years, from the widow of Martin Luther King, to Oprah, and to various artists, actors and actresses, and political personalities and personalities in the arts, including President Clinton... Maya Angelou- Biography Table of Contents I. Introduction 4 II. Opinions 5 III. Conclusion 11 Works Cited 12 I. Introduction This paper...
Comparative Analysis of the Writing Styles of Henry James and Mark Twain
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...art. Through “The Art of Fiction”, James brings across an insight that necessitates boundless liberty in the process of creating fiction which, according to him, must not be written to bear a rigid structure. As such, he expresses this argument by stating “Art lives upon discussion, upon experiment, upon curiosity, upon variety of attempt, upon the exchange of views... A Comparative Analysis of the Writing Styles of Henry James and Mark Twain Being a realist in the world of literature,Henry James is critically acclaimed for a collection of novels in which he illustrates American living as confronted with the influence of the West. In his attempt to address social concerns thereafter, James is frequently ...
English Literature
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...Fiction and the Black Mask of Humanity.” The Collected Essays of Ralph Ellison. John F. Callahan, Ed. New York: The Modern Library, 81-99 Ellison, R. (2003) “The Art of Fiction: An Interview.” The Collected Essays of Ralph Ellison, John F. Callahan, Ed. New York: The Modern Library, 210-224 Fanon, Franz. Black Skin, White Masks (1952). Berkeley: Grove Press, 1991 McSweeney, Kerry. Invisible Man: Race and--Identity. Boston: G.K.Hall, 1988. Nadel, Alan. Invisible Criticism: Ralph Ellison and the American Canon. , 1988. OMealiy, R. G. (1980) The Craft of Ralph Ellison, 1980.... Black Stereotypes and Identity Crisis: Perpetuating Denial of the White Society Introduction Ralph Ellison’s novel Invisible...
Diagnostic Essay
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...art of fiction one that would be considered a classic. Source: Gilman, Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The Yellow Wallpaper. Boston 1899.Prepared for the University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center. http://etext.virginia.edu/etcbin/toccer-new2id=GilYell.sgm&images=images/modeng&data=/texts/english/modeng/parsed&tag=public&part=all... Diagnostic Essay: The Yellow Paper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman The Yellow Paper, a short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman successfully combines the features of setting, character/s and theme to make this work of fiction an interesting and enjoyable read. The setting or location of a short such as a particular room in "haunted" house in...
FIction:
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...fiction and how they can be developed to set the tone of a piece 2. The way in which the tone corresponds to the action developed in the plot “The Destructors” is an amusing tale about a group of young boys that set out to demolish a neighbor’s home while he is away on a holiday. The main characters, Mike, T and Blackie are all members of the Wormsley Commons car park gang. Mike, the leader of the boys is always gruff and even sarcastic to the others. As the strongest figure he is well suited... of Assignment # and --------------------------------- SEMESTER OF ENROLLMENT----------------------------- ---------------------------------------ID#----------------------------- WRITING STLY USED MLA...
Fiction
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...art of manipulation from their grandmother; this unfortunately embodies one of the results of the liberal American upbringing. They sulk and complain they are never allowed to do anything they want, Bailey finally agrees... In O’Conner’s book “A good man is hard to find”, the role of the family proves critical in developing the plot and bringing out the major themes and concerns, the story centers around the grandmother of the Baileys family. The geographical setting will no doubt appeal to an American audience since it is set in real places with the destination like Tennessee’s, Florida and Georgia, from the story, one learns about and relate the evolving highway transport system in the 50s. One also...
INTRODUCTION TO FICTION
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...fictional yet sometimes the inner voice that questions is always right. Mark Twain’s, “The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn is a fictional literary art that depicts how fiction influences one’s thoughts and comprehension. In the first paragraph of chapter eight, internal conflict is going on in Huck’s mind (Twain 39). He says, “The sun was up so high when I waked that I judged it was after eight o’clock” (39). In that statement alone, Huck is challenging his knowing of when exactly is it eight o’clock. He says, “I judged,” which implies that he is not using any form of measure such a watch. Therefore, he trusts his... First Epistemology The aspect of knowing reality and challenging its credibility is...
Pulp Fiction Review
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...Fiction is a work of art in all aspects. Tarantino’s workmanship in applying editing, lighting, sound, cinematic techniques, mise-en-scene, in the entire film to entertain, control and maintain authenticity of the film is the film is the reason why the work is a renown work to date. His other works such as Kill Bill, Inglorious Bustard, Death Proof and Jackie brown have gone ahead to receive positive reviews. Despite this, Pulp Fiction still remains his most acclaimed works. The film should enlighten all... Pulp Fiction Review The Film Pulp Fiction by Quentin Tarantino is regarded by a significant number of contemporary critics as well as audiences as one of the most iconic and influential films of all...
Fiction
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...Fiction Linoleum Roses by Sandra Cisneros Plot: Sally got married very young and her husband is abusive and controlling. Characters: Sally, a young married girl; The Marshmellow Salesman, Sally’s husband. Voice: A weird mix between whimsical and depressingly straightforward. Setting: Sally’s house. Theme: Why it’s dangerous to get married to somebody you barely know. Conflict: Sally is afraid of her husband. Literary Fiction... Family Story: When Rachel Ravth was four years old, her sister accidentally cut off her own finger at Halloween. Her sister was only two, and looked at her finger with something between confusion and pain. She only started screaming when Rachel did. Rachels mother ran into the...
Science fiction film studies
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...Fiction." pp. 137-147 in The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction, edited by James, Edward and Farah Mendlesohn. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. Hills, Elizabeth. 1999. "From Figurative Males to Action Heroines: Further Thoughts on Active Women in the Cinema." Screen 40:38-50. Hinrichs, Bruce. 1996. "A Trip to the Movies: 100 Years of Film as Art." The Humanist, January/February, pp. 7-12. James, Edward and Farah Mendlesohn, eds. 2003. The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. LoBrutto... Gimmicks in Sci-Fi films: Message versus the Medium or The War of the Weirds and/or ID # Teacher All films have a message, science fiction movies...
Art & beauty
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...art first and foremost occupies a straight transfer of information or awareness. At any rate, it is primarily fiction and drama between the arts that can pass on "complex thoughts," however infrequently as unambiguously as expository prose (Freeland, pg 148-155). The expression concept, according to Freeland, holds that art talks "something in the realm of feelings and emotions"--a vision she discovers too restraining. Art, she indicates, "can express or communicate not just feelings but also ideas." not any of the arts reliably "expresses" or "communicates" either sentiments or thoughts (Freeland, pg 178-182) The main... Arts Q. What is beauty What are aesthetics Beauty is a thought. Everyone has his...
Why are men most of the time the leading character in science fiction films?
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...Fiction Films? Males have historically appeared to dominate and play the role of leading character in science fiction films. This trend has been disturbing to socialists and feminists who have increasingly fought for balancing of the roles to include if not substituting females with males in playing leading roles in the science fiction films. Such determinations have manifested through female actors joining and streaming the art of science fiction films to agitate for their recognition. Feminist female writers have expressed desire to translate the current social shift that is intending to achieve total gender equality. Many reasons... Why Are Men Most of the Time the Leading Character in Science...
Literature and art
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...fiction has accomplished. I like the way fiction draws the reader into a woven web of a tale and then transports them into a world other than their own where they get to meet people and go places and then learn life’s lessons from them. Without fiction this could only be possible for the well-traveled amongst us, but due to literature we can learn a lot about our life and being human just by reading. After having studied literature, I have more appreciation for art. Before I thought of art as a mode of expression beyond my understanding; I always felt frustrated that I could not grasp at the exact meaning...
Introduction to fiction
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...Fiction The story “Why I Live at the P.O” by Eudora Welty introduces us to several characters but in terms of characterization, if aparticular character needs to be followed, then it should be character of the protagonist, who has been presented in the story as I. Compared to other stereotypical characters in the story, the protagonist is much diverse and provides a clear impression of human individuality. Apart from the protagonist, other characters in the story are monotonous as those characters represent certain predetermined social trends but the protagonist encompasses a sense of conflict within the scope of her character. Impression of such conflict becomes quite clear from very... Introduction to...
Contemporary Art
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...art has explored art from the inside and provided the ruling class with the means by which they might explore the ideas of the new age, Greenberg introduces the necessity of a rear-guard action to this general repudiation of exterior reference. This rear-guard is kitsch: “popular, commercial art and literature with their chromeotypes, magazine covers, illustrations, ads, slick and pulp fiction, comics, Tin Pan Alley music, tap dancing, Hollywood movies, etc. etc” (Greenberg, 1939: 9). Avant-garde art presents the cause, leaving it to the viewer to inject effect while kitsch presents the effect, making the art immediately accessible to the viewer without requiring any effort from the viewer...
Film analysis on the movie Pulp Fiction
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...fiction itself, that is in terms of senselessness and in being a shapeless, rough and unfinished work of art. There is senselessness not only in the storyline itself which is broken at several points before it ties up the loose ends towards the final part of the story. Moreover, the choice of music at the beginning of the movie when it shows the credits is actually eclectic in terms of genre. It therefore adds to the rather shapeless nature of the movie. The characters are also senseless and unpredictable in terms of their violence. The major character... Film Analysis of Pulp Fiction Introduction Pulp Fiction is a postmodern crime film often ified by critics as a drama movie with eclectic scenes...
Fiction and the Media in the English-Speaking World
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...art as icon', the fact cannot be ignored that literature and fiction is manipulated to represent, deconstruct, and reconstruct society according to the priorities of those in power. While some wishfully state that the arts are the only remaining purity on earth, I would submit that the arts are as manipulated as much, if not more so, than many other aspects of the human experience. As a product of this manipulation, certain pieces become iconic in part because of their inherent validity, and in part because they have been elevated to a place of social relevance within a current context by those whose interests they serve. Take, for example, Charles Dickens. With the advent... Fiction and the Media in the ...
Short Fiction Research Essay
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...Art, Santa Barbara Gealt, Adelheid, M. Painting of the Golden Age. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994. Print. K Le Guin, Ursula. “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas” Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama. And Writing. Ed.X.J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia. 7th Compact ed. New York:Pearson, 2013.1396. Print. 245 Lynch, Frederick R. Invisible Victims. New York: Praeger, 1991. Print. Shirley, Jackson. “The Lottery” Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama. And Writing. Ed.X.J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia. 7th Compact ed. New York:Pearson, 2013.1396. Print. 250 Yuhan, Zhu. “Ironies in The Lottery”. Studies in Literature...
Media Art Essay
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...Art Essay According to French filmmaker Georges Franju, movies should have a beginning, a middle, and an end. In response to this, Jean-Luc Godard agreed, but said not necessarily in that order. Of all people, Godard would know the truth of this, having taken part in numerous films that were done with a nonlinear narrative, which is when the story is told out of chronological order. Despite how a story is told, in or out of order, or mixed in among other subplots, there is still a beginning, a middle, and an end to every story. Pulp Fiction, written and directed by Quentin Tarantino in 1994, is one of the most famous movies that implements the nonlinear narrative. Tarantino has become well... Media Art...
Contemporary Fiction and Poetry Essay
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...Fiction and Poetry Essay There was significant shift in poetry with the recognition of the changing American historical culture regarding the civil wars. The transformational and revolutionary changes in America has created perpetual stylistic and informational shift in American poem writing from romanticism, modern and post-modern era. This is attainable with regards to the modernist, contemporary and the post-modernism poetry and the corresponding fiction in the period ranging from 1900 through to 1939. This feature is derivable from the comparison of the Romanticism (1800-1855) and the modern age of (1900-1935). Romanticism poems indicated the variants models of emotional... Contemporary...
Science Fiction - Day After Tomorrow
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...Fiction – Day After Tomorrow There has been a spurt of science fiction movies in Hollywood since 1990s. At a time when concept of artificial intelligence and robots are no longer a dream, it is only human nature to explore what lies ahead. A close look from the last two decades of the twentieth century reveals that human society has become more and more robotic. Advanced technologies in the form of computer and Internet have opened newer possibilities to connect and interpret. At the same time, there is an increasing threat from climate change. Increased carbon dioxide emission due to industrialization and technological progress has made global warming a real threat. Just like... the 1950s...
Hollywood Justice: Fact and Fiction
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...Fiction Literature review: crime, media and justice The phenomenon of criminal justice against activities of crime has tightened as a result of the protests and upheavals against the long course of proceedings for attainment of justice by the victims and their parties. The role of media is very significant in reporting activities of crime and quickening the path of justice. It is always said that justice delayed is justice denied. The media here plays the role of a catalyst in ensuring that the time required for attaining justice is reduced by reporting true facts on the crime that has taken place. The roles and responsibilities of media in reporting activities of crime... ? Hollywood Justice: Fact and...
Does Poetry and/or Fiction Still Really Matter in the Modern World?
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...Fiction Still Really Matter in the Modern World? Poetry and/or Fiction still matters in the modern world. Poetry and fiction are timeless because they are the medium of which man speaks and relates his humanity. It is not dependent on fad or trend of the time but is rather timeless medium of which man can express himself. And perhaps poetry and fiction even matters more in today’s modern age than before with the increasing conflict that we are experiencing due to the unique attribute of poetry and fiction to make people understand and feel each other. Poetry is defined as the “art form in which human language is used for its aesthetic qualities in addition to, or instead... Teacher Do Poetry and/or...
Pulp Fiction Can Be Read as Postmodern
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...Fiction (film, 1994, byTarantino) can be read as postmodern. The film Pulp Fiction was an immediate box office success when it was released in 1994 and it was also well received by the critics, and celebrated for the way it appeared to capture exactly a certain pre-millennial angst and dislocation in Western capitalist societies. The term post-modernist, often used to refer to art and architecture, was applied to this film, and there was even a new word made specially to reflect this, namely “pulpmodernist.”1 The phrase pulp fiction refers to popular novels which are bought... With reference to Frederic Jameson’s “Postmodernism, or The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism,” write an analysis of how Pulp...
Pop Art and modern popular culture
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...fiction books and videos which could be enjoyed by children and adults (Nici 419). Conclusion Pop art grew remarkably between 1950 and 1960 and can be credited to artists who worked on art at a time when art was not really appreciated. These artists managed to change the perceptions of the people making art and painting popular once more, as it was before the introduction of the camera. What started as a way to critic traditional art became a great influence to art and painting. Many people including advertisers and manufacturers were inspired by pop art and used it in marketing products. Pop art is credited for the fiction books and videos common in the current times... Pop art Introduction According...
Short Fiction Research Essay
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...fiction stories lies in the fact that both of them are related to movements or styles of writing the origins of which are mostly related to violence or tragedy. Ernest Hemingway’s story can be related today with the concept of existentialism which was “philosophical movement with literary applications rather than a literary movement with philosophical pretensions “(Flynn, 2012 p 248). After World War 1 most styles of writing portrayed the personal inner wants of the writers who wanted... 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,...
Pop Art and Harlem Renaissance
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...art Renaissance in Britain was the formation of the Independent Group in 1952 in London. This group was a gathering of young architects, critics, painters, writers, and sculptors who were challenging modernist approaches that were prevailing to culture and traditional fine art views. The discussions of this group revolved around the issues of popular culture implications on movies, comic strips, technology, mass advertising, science fiction, and product design. In the United States, pop art movement started in the late 1950s but was introduced officially in December 1962. Pop... ? Pop Art and Harlem Renaissance Introduction Over the years, humans have endeavored to engage in activities or make products...
Science Fiction, Technology, and Our Modern World
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...Fiction, Technology, and Our Modern World Science Fiction, Technology, and Our Modern World Essay 3 Q1. Human brains are ina vat simulation, not computers’. This means that one has to imagine the possibility that a brain hooked up into a sophisticated computer program can perfectly simulate the outside world experiences. If one cannot believe the brain in a vat, then probably he or she is not one and, therefore, his or her belief about the external world is false. This brain in a vat argument centers on the possibility of evil dominion that consistently deceives the earth. It is also the premise of the Matrix film where the entire human race is placed in...
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