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Why do I think that movies produced from books (Anna Karenina,Dorian Grey) are bad
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...Dorian Grey, film adaptations have become more than just hypes in the last few decades. They have become so prevalently sought-after and anticipated that movie producers are just becoming more pedantic at scouting for novels which could possibly make a billion dollar hit movie. Most of the films that are being produced nowadays are originally stories from text, particularly novels. For example, J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novel series provided the story and partly the visual concepts of the Harry Potter movies, which earned billions of dollars in revenue worldwide. The process of converting a textual... 3 November The Downside of Film Adaptations From Harry Potter to Twilight; from Ana Karenina to...
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Answer 3 questions based on two symbolist books: Against Nature by Joris-Karl Huysmans and The Portrait of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde
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...Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde In Against Nature by Joris-Karl Huysmans, Choose 1 symbol (should be something vague and curious) and discuss its meaning. The narration by Huysman mainly concentrates on the protagonist, Jean des Esseintes. The symbol used here is the return of des Esseintes from his life of artifice back to naturalism. At the end of the chapter, Des Esseintes decides to go back to his earlier life tamely submitted to the doctor’s diagnosis. Des Esseintes’s living against nature is seen as adhering to realms of artifice, inspite of tremendous odds against the enterprise. Des... that characterizes des Esseintess world of spirit resembles the history of natural bodies not only...
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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...Dorian seems to be aged, unrecognized and wrinkled (Kayden 2011, p.10). 1.2 Reinventing Dorian grey The book has been modified with many novel chapters and is examined to be closest with the 21st century audience. It ought to be reinvented with a charming and beautiful hero, who should be perverse as well as sadistic killer. He should have vitality on his beauty and in end should deal to destruction from his own hands. However, writers can reinvent Dorian grey by making modification not simply in his appearance... FASHION HISTORY (Your teacher’s due 1 The Picture of Dorian Gray The picture of Dorian gray is the only published novel of Oscar Wilde. However, it firstly emerged as a lead article in...
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Oscar Wilde
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...Dorian Grey) Oscar Fingal OFlahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish writer who was born on 16 th October 1854, in Dublin Ireland. He is believed to be one of the greatest literature writers in the nineteenth century. One of the saddest things about Oscar Wild is the fact that he suffered death during his peak time as a writer and that also at an early age. At the time of his death on 30 November 1900, he was only 46 years of age. His parents were intellectuals as well as rich so that he was successful in getting excellent education during his childhood. “He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and Magdalen College, Oxford... Oscar Wilde (Semiotics and Representation in Oscar Wilde’s: The Picture of Dorian ...
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Position Paper
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...Dorian Grey. He was greatly impressed by Gray’s beauty as well as the Lord’s opinion of chasing beauty to the far ends of the world. These views led Gray to propose and eventually get married to an actress, Sibyl Vane, despite all the threats from Sibyl’s brother he gives all of his love to her while she gets the chance to admire his perfect visage every day until the turn of events. Dorian’s invitation to his folks to attend his wife’s theatrical performance turns out to be quite a disaster for their marriage, as it gets disclosed that she... Aestheticism in the Picture of Dorian Gray The Picture of Dorian Gray is a beautiful novel by Oscar Wilde (1945) ) that is basically related to an oil painting,...
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Cause and effect
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...Dorian Grey and the foiling of Bertha and Jane in Jane Eyre are startling. These show very clearly that there is a part in our psyche which has not evolved over time; it has the instincts of a monster. It is that part which is taboo and which we hide from the polite society in fear of being rejected. Now the question is how masterfully you control... ? Analysis of King’s ment: “Why we crave horror movies” Analysis of King’s ment: “Why we crave horror movies” Stephen king is a renowned horror genre author. Mostly his novels deal with the in-depth study of the psyche of a character and also something supernatural, which enhances the personality, not overshadows it. King argues in "Why We Crave Horror...
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Review of the movie The shape of things
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...Dorian Grey. The former is a play which tells the tale of a woman who is self - destructing as a result of society's strict moral mores and suffocating restrictiveness. Consequently her boredom and wily manipulation is directed towards the destruction of the lives of others. Similarly Evelyn represents the simmering resentment and festering hostility that women are bound to harbor towards men as the result of centuries of oppression and suppression, and their need for vengeance. Her cruel and ultimately tragic, albeit inadvertent manipulation of Adam supports this particular line of thinking. The Picture of Dorian Gray is a tale of decay - moral, spiritual... 12 December 2006 The Shape of Things The...
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Cultural and Historical Studies
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...Dorian Grey. This is an immense suggestion that an individual only looks and becomes that one whom they have actually worked hard and made numerous attempts to become. As such, he only requires changing his appearance in order to become a different person. In this sense, Wilde explores the idea that it is the appearance and not the identity of the person that defines what has been worn. Thus, he dismisses the initial allegations made by Bennett that individuals form their own identities by the choice of fashion... The Significance of Fashion ment in the Provision of Identity The Significance of fashion ment in the provision of identity. According to Bennett (2005), fashion provides one of the most ready m...
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Cultural and Historical Studies
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...Dorian Grey. This is an immense suggestion that an individual only looks and becomes that one whom they have actually worked hard and made numerous attempts to become. As such, he only requires changing his appearance in order to become a different person. In this sense, Wilde explores the idea that it is the appearance and not the identity of the person that defines what has been worn. Thus, he dismisses the initial allegations made by Bennett that individuals form... The Significance of fashion ment in the provision of identity The Significance of fashion ment in the provision of identity According to Bennett (2005), fashion provides one of the most ready means through which individuals can make express...
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Grey Intelligence
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...Grey Intelligence For the last ten years, the meaning and gathering of intelligence has been redefined. There is a vital need for precise intelligence, which must be supplied in time. The modern warfare has evolved to incorporate complex intelligence bodies with vast capabilities. The most significant development is the privatization of intelligence. Governments have turned to outsourcing intelligence services to private companies. This was predominantly a government duty. This essay focuses on the privatization of intelligence in the context of national security. Terrorism has risen to become one of the threats to global peace. This has forced the government of the...
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Dorian Gray
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...Dorian Gray Who is responsible for the death of Dorian Gray The Picture Basil Hallward, the artist Lord Henry Wotton The 'yellow book' Dorian's creator, Wilde Wilde's Creator Victorian society, with its hypocrisy, and love of form and manner This paper argues that Gray himself is almost entirely to blame, although one might also point an accusing finger at the cruel grandfather who had brought him up. Who killed Dorian Gray Would even Dorian wish to lay the blame on the Picture that he hides in a dark room because it mercilessly records the blemishes of his character on its exquisitely painted surface The Picture actually warns him when it reflects in a sneer all the iniquity of his first... Who Killed...
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Dorian Gray- the uncanny
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...Dorian Gray that the ideal art form can only be reached through a blending of the conscience and the instinct, which could also be termed the spiritual or intellectual with the hedonistic or material. As he makes this argument, he also illustrates how the modern society is no longer capable of learning what it must from the saints of the world who have managed to blend these two aspects of their natures together to arrive at a successful conclusion. Instead, it is only possible for the cynical modern man, in all his busy activity, to learn from directly... Oscar Wilde as Artist: A Comparison of Two Works Oscar Wilde argues in both his essay “The Critic as Artist” and in his novel The Picture of Dorian ...
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Looks.com:A Grey Issue
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...Grey Market for Cosmetics The idea of grey marketing is one that has always been confused with other marketing practices such as illegal sales of counterfeit products. This practice, which entails trading one product at multifarious rates in dissimilar markets, did not contravene the existing laws on a global scale. Nevertheless, the exchange of products between markets in various parts of the world was normally conducted in a way that was in breach of the rules and regulations governing trade. In other words, the capacity to exploit the differences in prices that occur between different markets is what propels the grey marketing idea. As a matter of fact, grey marketing acquires its profits...
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Tragic Shades of Grey
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...Grey Human nature cannot be defined in extremes of black and white, right and wrong. Human beings cannot exist in such extremes for long. In fact, most spend the majority of their lives in the grey area in between. In the play Antigone and, in fact, in all the plays of Sophocles' Oedipus Cycle, characters are not so easily defined with the standard and overly convenient labels so commonly used in our modern world, such as "good guy/good woman" or "bad guy/bad woman." Sophocles seems to say that evil/malice exists within all; at least, the capacity for evil/malice exists within all. Of course, one could also argue... Nathan #7076 Antigone and Creon Order #153202 12 February 2007 Tragic Shades of Grey ...
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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...Dorian Gray,” withit contentious themes of duplicity, hedonistic and worship of beauty and youth. While the book’s decadence and homo-eroticism shocked his contemporaries at the time of its publication, the theme on the worship of beauty and youth remain very much alive in this time and age. Nowhere in the book is this theme best exemplified than in Henry’s comment to the effect that “because you possess marvelous youth, and the youth is a thing worth having (Wilde, 1908, pp. 29)”. Today’s, both the youthful and the aging would perfectly relate to the book’s character, Dorian Gray, who strongly believed... It is now almost a century and a half since Oscar Wilde published the book “The Picture of Dorian...
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Critical Evaluation: Dorian vs. Fishman
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...Dorian vs. Fishman The heritage of our language and culture ified our past, molds our present and structures our future. Conflict develops when society at large overlooks the needs and desires of all its members. With a move towards modernisation and the ever shrinking world, cultures are bound to clash. This however does not need to foretell the demise of a language or dialect but merely its progression to its next level - or does it In discussing two divergent opinions regarding the decline of languages and their cultural underpinning an evaluation of this debate will be investigated. Fishman in his 1990 article discusses the implications of reverse language shift (RLS... Critical Evaluation:...
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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...Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde presents the story of a young man who learns that beauty and youth are the highest ideals to which he can aspire. The respected men of his society, including artists and nobility, admire him solely for his good looks, and under the influence of their regard and morality, he makes a strange wish: he wishes that he should remain forever young and beautiful, while an exquisite portrait of himself painted by a master should instead grow old and ugly in his place. However, this novel proves that external appearances do not reflect what's inside a man. While Dorian himself... Your Teacher's Your 19 May 18, 2006 The Sinful Consequence of Eternal Youth and Beauty In The Picture of...
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Dorian Gray in the 21st Century
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...Dorian Gray in the 21st Century Wilde’s Dorian Gray: Dorian Gray, as characterised by Oscar Wilde, typifies the ‘Dandy’ figure of nineteenth century society in terms of his sartorial style. His larger attitude towards life and art is seen to be influenced by a revised Hedonism, Aestheticism and the Decadent and Symbolist movements. His morality and psychology are uniformly narcissistic while his sexuality can be considered an extension of this narcissistic personality, resulting in an ambivalent asexuality but with no qualms about appearing promiscuous. One word that seems to describe each of these facets of Dorian Gray’s...
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The Portrait of Dorian Gray Critical Analysis
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...Dorian Gray critical analysis. The famous tale of the young man who has his portrait painted, only to find that it absorbs all the signs of ageing while his physical body remains always young and beautiful is one of the most memorable novels of the late nineteenth century. The author, Oscar Wilde, was caught up in a scandalous court case because of his homosexuality, which was outlawed at the time, and there has since been considerable debate in the scholarly literature about themes of self-love and physical attraction between men. The story can be read as a depiction of transgressive love between men, but it contains also some very deep messages about morality which are surprisingly... ?The Portrait of...
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Marketing plan for Grey Goose Company
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...Grey Goose Company Phase II Market-product Focus The marketing and product objectives of Grey Goose Company are presented below. Improvement of the sales growth within six months Improvement of the total range of customers with six months Improvement of the total market share by 7.5 percent as compared to its rival players such as Smirnoff, Skyy and many others. Improvement of the customer base by about 15 percent as compared to previous financial years by the next six months. Improvement of the brand image of products of Vodka by next 2 months, so that it might be preferred by the customers either neat or mixed with other drinks Target markets The target customers... of the product of...
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Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
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...Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde The ‘Picture of Dorian Gray’ is the only novel by Oscar Wilde which is considered pivotal if not ic. Wilde combined the supernatural elements of the Gothic novel with the unspeakable sins of French decadent fiction. Wilde’s talent as a dramatist is often applied in the novel. Wilde is well known for frequently reusing the same witticisms and epigrams in several different works. The composition of Dorian Gray is balanced between Lord Henry’s early influences on Dorian (the first ten chapters) and Dorian’s life as an adult (the last ten chapters). Each segment begins with an expository chapter. Major symbols in the novel include the portrait, which dominates... Picture of Dorian...
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The Picture of Dorian Gray book report
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...Dorian Gray Client's 20 November 2009 Outline Introduction Introducing the and his achievements Giving an insight about the life of the author and how the important characters relate to his personality 2. Knocking some skin with the most important characters of the novel Getting acquainted with the important characters of the novel Pointing out their traits and how the same bear resemblance to the actual character of Oscar Wilde 3. Bringing out Specific examples to show that the characters bear resemblance to the persona of the author Throwing light upon the resemblance of the characters and how they shape up the novel Also bringing to light what the author wants to be in reality 4... The Picture of...
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Book review on Fifty Shades of Grey
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...Grey’ are Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele. The novel revolves around the unconventional relationship between the two with the unusual sexual requirements of the wealthy and striking young businessman through Christian Grey and the innocent yielding of Ana to his requests. I personally find the plot of the story a little too absurd to be believable but this is simultaneously its selling point. The main problem that I could not come to terms with is the proposal that Christian made and the acceptance by Ana. Given all the circumstances and the justification that E. L. James made in the story, I find it unrealistic that someone would agree to it, especially... ? The main characters of ‘Fifty Shades of...
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Mary Tudor and Lady Jane Grey
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...Grey was deeply rooted in the religious and political upheaval of the time. England’s royal family’s successionhas always been a tradition of rights and claims since William the Conqueror. Unless the King had a son, many claims could be made upon the throne from cousins, brothers, uncles, and so forth. The religious upheaval of the time also deeply impacted the power of both women. The ruler of England controlled the religion. Henry VIII was a Catholic until his divorce from Mary’s mother. The Church of England, a Protestant Church, was established with Henry VIII as the head. All of these factors lead both Mary Tudor and Lady Jane Grey to the throne... . At the time of Lady Jane...
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The man in the grey flannel suit
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...GREY FLANNEL SUIT Sociology: The Man in the Grey Flannel Suit Universally acclaimed when first published in 1955, "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit" by Sloan Wilson is one of the best novels written about the post-WW II lifestyle and how families were coping with the traumas induced on the men who saw combat overseas. "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit" was an international bestseller, translated into twenty-six languages and its title has become a permanent part of our cultural vocabulary. The novel was made into a movie in 1956, starring Gregory Peck and Jennifer Jones as Tom... Running Head: SOCIOLOGY: THE MAN IN THE GREY...
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The Nature of Aestheticism in The Picture of Dorian Gray
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...Dorian Gray The nature of art has been a much debatedtopic throughout the ages beginning as early as the ancient Greeks, for whom art represented the absolute perfection of form and shape. The debate changed often through the centuries, finally reaching the conclusion that art was the best way of imparting specific morals or societal values by the time it reached the Victorian age (roughly considered to have occurred during the reign of Queen Victoria of England from 1837 to 1901). These debates regarding the philosophy of art and the philosophy of beauty have come to be known collectively as aesthetics (Manns, 1998, p. 3). During Victoria’s reign... The Nature of Aestheticism in The Picture of Dorian ...
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
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...Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde: “There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book,” Wilde says in thePreface. “Books are well written, or badly written.” Oscar Wilde’s claim that “There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book,” embodies the notion of art for art’s sake. His argument supports the view that there is only beauty in literature, not morality. However, in the novel, his expression of the notion of art for art’s sake is presented in a very complicated and paradoxical way. The preface is followed by a novel of extremely moral sensibility as it portrays a largely moralistic story. The moral aspect of the story is manifested where Dorian suffers the consequences... The Picture of Dorian...
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
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...Dorian? The Picture of the Dorian is the tragedy of a young boy who was made to walk on the path of wickedness by the evil forces. The hero’s innocence, youth and beauty could not resist the trap created by Evil. The sources of evil are many. The very soul of Dorian is evil .He lets himself easily led by Lord Henry— who symbolized devil. He is willing to sell his soul to get everlasting beauty and youth. He himself declares, “Yes, there is nothing in the whole world I would not give! I would give my soul for that!”. In the very first meeting in the studio and garden of Basil’ house, he falls a victim to temptation as idealized by Harry. Harry’s argument easily... Magic and Art April26,2009. Who Created...
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Drugs and disease in Dorian Gray and Dracula
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...Dorian Gray Creatures of darkness in great works of literature are often understood to be little more than evil-doers bent on destroying the innocence and beauty of the world in which they find themselves. These interpretations rarely leave room for any other considerations beyond the negative aspect of the character. This is certainly assumed to be the case with a novel such as Dracula by Bram Stoker. In this tale of darkness and terror, an ancient force of evil has long been terrorizing the local populace of his Transylvania home and begins to work out means of expanding his reach. Hungry for power, control and the bustle of a busy court, Dracula seeks to find dominion... Comparing Dracula and...
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
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...Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde Worldwide, make use of symbols to share their views and ideas with the readers in general. Within this scenario, Oscar Wilde’s works are renowned for symbolism/symbolic representation because he supported Aesthetic style. To be specific, this style provided importance to sensuous satisfaction, not moral significance. So, one can see that Wilde did not try to deny the importance of satisfaction in human life. Still, this different attitude/approach towards creativity and writer’s duty attracted criticism from the mainstream society. On the other side, Wilde exploited the scope of symbolism in literature because the same helped the readers to perceive his... The Picture of Dorian ...
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Diddy - Dirty Money - Coming Home ft. Skylar Grey
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...Grey Diddy Dirty money is rap group that consist of Sean Combs, singer cum dancer Dawn Richard and songwriter Kalenna Harper signed to combs label bad boy records. The first group album was first released in December 2010. The song ‘Am coming home’, by Diddy Dirty Money featuring Skyler grey, is a contemporary R n B song with a rap fusion, and is one of the Album’s major hit songs. The song begins by giving an implication of a person returning from home after under going various challenges in life. It gives the impression of a person who may have left home in pursuit of his dreams and ambitions in life, but only for the person to undergo trials along... Task Diddy - Dirty Money - Coming Home ft. Skylar...
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Formal analysis of Grey Lines with Black, Blue and Yellow
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...Grey Lines with Black, Blue and Yellow Part one :Formal analysis on the canvas The elements Value: this is the degree of light or darkness in a design. The photo has more light colours as opposed to dark colours thus making the picture bright. However, there is a contrast between dark and light colour at the centre of the photo. Line: The line act as areas which show difference in composition. The lines in the photo have been used to show complex shapes and the difference between the inner part of the photo and the out part. Forms: This photo has a three dimensional shape in terms of depth. It is quite clear that the centre part of the photo is somehow hollow and the outer part... Formal analysis of...
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The Nature of Beauty in Oscar Wilde's Picture of Dorian Gray
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...Dorian Gray" Introduction Oscar Wilde's "Picture of Dorian Gray" book, a complicated but simple tale, is a story of a man’s undying wish for permanent youth; it talks of our egotism and playfulness, and of the risks of going against the principals of life. The author talks of Dorian Gray, a young, enticing and beautiful character with a shallow philosophy and a high self-esteem. Basil Hallward, a friend to the Dorian, designs a portrait of Dorian Gray. When Gray comes across this outstanding picture, he makes a wish that he could maintain his youthful looks as the picture and avoid the aging effects on his beauty. At the studio of the painter, Basil... The Nature of Beauty in Oscar Wilde's "Picture of...
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The Picture of Dorian Gray and Henry David Thoreau's Economy: Comparison and Contrast
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...Dorian Gray and Henry David Thoreau's “Economy Comparison and Contrast In Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, the main character, Dorian Gray, literally loses his soul when the portrait that is made of him represented his soul, and, as such, took on the appearance of all his evil and misdeeds. However, one of the main points of this novel is that there is a danger in a life that is lived solely for material gain, to the neglect of spiritual sustenance. In Henry David Thoreau's “Economy,” which is the first chapter of his classic tome, Walden, which described his years of living in the woods, the message is much the same. That is that materialism is bad, and that a life lived... ? The Picture of...
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The relationship between commodification and personal value in The Moonstone and The Picture of Dorian Gray
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...Dorian Gray The war with China has begun, and already several hundred Chinese have been murdered by our cruisers, because the government of China will not allow us to poison its subjects; in which poisoning, it appears, we have obtained a vested right. An expedition is fitting out at Plymouth to “destroy Canton if necessary”; and Pekin also, it appears, if the Emperor “does not do us justice”. Was there ever such an atrocious proceeding? It is enough to raise up all Asia to “do justice” on the English, for their centuries of crime, misrule and oppression in the East (Darling 1840 cited in Morgan 2000, 745... The relationship between commodification and personal value in the Moonstone and the Picture of...
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Can Minnesota justify taking the grey wolf off the endangered species list
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...Grey Wolf off the Endangered Species List Inserts His/Her Inserts Grade Inserts Tutor’s Name 20 April 2011 Outline Title: Minnesota is Justified in Taking the Grey Wolf off the Endangered Species List Thesis: Minnesota was forced to take the grey wolf off the endangered species list. Introduction a. Minnesota justifies the taking of the grey wolf off the endangered species. b. . The research focuses on justifying the removal of the grey wolf from the endangered species list. c. The research includes the voice of the pro –wolf conservation groups. II. History and Current Status of Grey Wolf in Minnesota. a. Grey wolf is included in 1974 list of endangered Species... ? Minnesota is Justified in Taking the...
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Essay: The Picture of Dorian Gray and Dr, Jekyll and Mr, Hyde & the Evaluation Claim
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...Dorian Gray and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: the Evaluation Claim The Picture of Dorian Gray and The StrangeCase of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde are two novels that have much in common. Both novels are set in Victorian England and written during this period. Both novels concern handsome young men. In both novels, there is an embodiment of evil – Mr. Hyde in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Dorian Gray’s portrait in Dorian Gray. There is a dual nature in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and, in Dorian, there is not really a dual nature – Dorian is pretty much all bad, although he often states that he wants to be good – yet there is a dual image. Dorian himself is beautiful, and his portrait, because... The Picture of Dorian...
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The Consequence of Vanity in The Picture of Dorian Gray and other Victorian Poems
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...Dorian Gray and other Victorian Poems The artist is the creatorof beautiful things. To reveal art and conceal the artist is art’s aim. The critic is he who can translate into another manner or a new material his impression of beautiful things. The Highest as the lowest form of criticism is a mode of autobiography ~ Oscar Wilde (Wilde and Ellmann 3) Introduction Vanity is a sin, an indulgence of the spirit in which importance is put on the exterior instead of through character and values. In Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray, the theme of vanity is taken to its extreme, a supernatural connection allowing the protagonist to exist in unending... ?Client’s The Consequence of Vanity in The Picture of...
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Why grey wolves should not be on the Endangered Species list
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...Grey Wolves Should Not Be on the Endangered List Table of Contents I. Introduction 3 II. Discussion 3 References 7 I. Introduction This paper explores the state of the populations of grey wolves and argues that grey wolves should not be included in the list of species that are endangered. The grey wolf or the gray wolf was once on the verge of extinction after having thrived in many areas in North America, due to large scale hunting and the loss of habitats due to human activities. At present, the grey wolves’ populations are reported to be present in increasingly healthy numbers in the northern parts of...
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50 Shades of Grey novel and how it contrasts to One Direction
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...Grey novel and how it contrasts or compares to One Direction smut fan fiction Introduction In literature, authors of books and novels often try to ensure that they present their views that are representative of what happen in the normal society. In this regard, it is evident that many of the views and perspectives presented in novels and other literary works can have certain similarities. On the other hand, since people have different perspectives about certain aspects, it is possible that literary works can also happen to have sharp contrasts in terms of the themes and styles used in making such literature. This paper examines some of the differences and similarities that exist... 50 Shades of Grey...
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How the topic of genocide is presented in the film The Grey Zone
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...GREY ZONE” Introduction The destruction of human life can never be justified as a fair game, no matter the factors that influence it. The movie, “The Grey Zone” takes a look at the Holocaust from the perspective of real life account, that took place in the in the Auschwitz death camp in the autumn of 1944 as part of the World War to uprising. The storyline is surrounded around prisoners at a Jewish concentration who are assigned a common task of herding their colleague Jews to execution. This means that the movie takes a look at genocide as a subject matter and uses a series of inner built themes to condemn acts that took place during... the uprising (Macleans, 2010). Much of the cruel nature...
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The relationship between commodification and personal value in The Moonstone and The Picture of Dorian Gray
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...Dorian Gray The war with China has begun, and already several hundred Chinese have been murdered by our cruisers, because the government of China will not allow us to poison its subjects; in which poisoning, it appears, we have obtained a vested right. An expedition is fitting out at Plymouth to "destroy Canton if necessary"; and Pekin also, it appears, if the Emperor "does not do us justice". Was there ever such an atrocious proceeding It is enough to raise up all Asia to "do justice" on the English, for their centuries of crime, misrule and oppression in the East (Darling 1840 cited in Morgan 2000, 745... The relationship between commodification and personal value in the Moonstone and the Picture of...
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Describing the morphology and behavior of gorilla, white-handed gibbon and bolivian grey titi monkey
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...grey titi monkey Gorilla The westerngorilla is short, has a slender form, weighs less and has got light colored fur. The western lowland gorilla is at times grayish or brown with a yellow forehead, has got an overhanging tip on its nose. Ecologically, the western gorillas live in groups of around 2 to 20 individuals. Western gorillas are omnivorous in nature and eats diets that are high in fiber. Gorillas live in several different social groupings throughout their lives. These groups are called troops in the wild and are led by a single dominant male called silverback. Females stick with the group they were born into whereas... The morphology and behavior of gorilla, white-handed gibbon and Bolivian...
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Literature - Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Time Machine
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...Dorian Gray... A Monstrous Fascination during the Fin de Seicle In coming to understand the world around us, we are more accustomed to looking out and judging what we see based upon ideas that exist on the surface of our being instead of why we might feel that way. This is as true today as it was during the start of the 20th century, the period now referred to as the fin de seicle. Discovering these monsters within is much like finding a sleeping dragon in a cave, unaware it was there and finding ourselves confronted with a fire-breathing, claw-wielding giant that must be subdued or defeated before we can move on. In describing the human experience during the fin de seicle era, sociologist Marshall...
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How have the different types of propaganda (white, black, grey) been used to manipulate opinion
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...grey” propaganda techniques to deceive the public to further control methods. According to the U.S. Army’s war manual “Psychological Warfare”: “White propaganda is issued from an acknowledged source... This type of propaganda is associated with overt psychological operations.” “Grey propaganda does not clearly identify any source.” “Black propaganda purports to emanate from a source other than the true one. This type of propaganda is associated with covert psychological operations.” (Linebarger, 1954, p. 44) Example of black propaganda are found particularly in military campaigns such as WWII, when the Germans and British both engaged in disinformation...
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Critical Studies in Art & Design Education. Formal analysis of Grey Lines with Black, Blue and Yellow
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...Grey Lines with Black, Blue and Yellow Part one :Formal analysis on the canvas The elements Value: this is the degree of light or darkness in a design. The photo has more light colours as opposed to dark colours thus making the picture bright. However, there is a contrast between dark and light colour at the centre of the photo. Line: The line act as areas which show difference in composition. The lines in the photo have been used to show complex shapes and the difference between the inner part of the photo and the out part. Forms: This photo has a three dimensional shape in terms of depth. It is quite clear that the centre part of the photo is somehow hollow and the outer part... ? Formal analysis of...
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Oscar Wilde
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...Dorian Gray (1992). Other references and sources include: "The Making of the Motion Picture Wilde." by Samuelson Entertainment. This paper will focus on Oscar Wilde's fairy tales. This paper attempts to determine whether as a homosexual, Wilde reflected through his fairy tales, his sense of isolation and melancholia in relation to his society. This paper will also determine whether homosexual themes were contained in Wilde's fairy tales, and if these themes also occurred in his later works... I. Introduction The year 2000 marked the centenary of Oscar Wilde's death. His popularity in contemporary culture continues to gain momentum and following a century after his passing. His talents as an artist are...
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Examine and articulate aspects and properties of the faustian bargain as seen in the book and/or movie versions of Dorian Gray
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...Dorian Gray The Picture of Dorian Gray isan amusing tale that can be considered through numerous literary and cultural perspectives. The author, Oscar Wilde resolutely filled this novel with numerous direct and indirect insinuations to the literacy environment of his era and this makes it suitable to look back at his account of both the novel and its film version of 1945. In numerous ways, The Picture of Dorian Gray can be said to be a repeat of the Faust story whereby a temptation is placed before Dorian like in Faust and he succumbs to it and offers his soul to get it. In effect, among the main wishes of Faust was remaining young... Topic: Aspects and properties of the "faustian bargain" as seen in...
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Exporing the Social Application and Consequences of Eugenic Theory Using Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray and Wells' Time Machine
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...Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. H.G. Wells, however, attempts to show the consequences of implementing such a eugenics policy in his novel The Time Machine. In viewing these works together, we can see how Wells was responding to the sort of ideas found in Wilde’s work and the negative consequences of such policies. The promotion of the separation between social classes can be seen most clearly by the title character Dorian Gray and Lord Henry Wotton. In specific, we can see how their attitudes towards Dorian’s... Unfortunate Consequences: The Problematic Application of Eugenic Theory to Social Practice The Oxford English dictionary defines eugenics as “pertaining or adapted to the production of fine...
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Examine and articulate aspects and properties of the "faustian bargain" as seen in the book and/or movie versions of Dorian Gray
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...DORIAN GRAY [Insert al Affiliation] The word Faustian is used to mean an action done for present gain without regarding the future outcome. This usually involves a contract with the devil, best exemplified by Faust legend Dorian Gray in the masterpiece of Oscar Wilde. Dorian’s beauty is believed to be responsible for the fresh form in his skill as a portraitist. Apparently, the nobles uphold the self-indulgent worldview that splendor and sensual fulfillment are the only things worth pursuing in life, a factor that Dorian seems to appreciate after convening with Lord Henry Wotton. Understanding that his beauty will fade, Dorian enunciates his aspiration to vend his soul... , to guarantee that...
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