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Words II

Thought is the past living in the present, modifying itself and the present… only when the mind is uncluttered can the new come into being, and for this reason we say that thought must be still, operating only when it has to- objectively, efficiently. 383 more words

Being Human

Words

I move away from reliance on words. This is hard, for a writer.

My ideal is to respond to a whole situation as I perceive it in the moment. 446 more words

Being Human

JACQUES LOUIS DAVID (1748-1825) REVOLUTIONARY ARTIST AND HIS NEO CLASSICAL SCHOOL OF JEAN GERMAN DROUAIS ANNE GIRODET TROISSON FRANCOIS GERARD DURING THE FRENCH REVOLUTION , THE DIRECTORY ,THE NAPOLEONIC REGIME , RESTORATION AND THE LATE ROMANTIC PERIOD OF JEAN ANTOINE GROS AND THEODORE GERICAULT

Jacques Louis David was the foremost History painter before and after the French revolution. He developed an austere classicist method of painting which rejected the previous period of Roccoco Painting by Francois Boucher which depicted frivolous and degenerate art associated with the Bourgeoise and the monarchy . 1,344 more words

JACQUES LOUIS DAVID

Elinor and Marianne

Elinor good, Marianne bad?

When I read Sense and Sensibility in my twenties, that was clear. Elinor was sensible, Marianne merely ridiculous in her emotional responses. 485 more words

Criticism

Le Sacre de Napoléon

A very well-known and a very favorite of mine again. This time I’m proud to say it’s a painting I could see personally; Sacre de l’empereur Napoléon Ier et couronnement de l’impératrice Joséphine dans la cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, le 2 décembre… 350 more words

Art

Neoclassicism

Neoclassicism was a movement in the eighteenth century. As the name suggests, it was a revival of the Ancient Greek and Roman cultures.

Throughout the movement, until… 193 more words

School Essays

Fear and courage

Why should going to the supermarket need courage?

I am in my best ever state of self-acceptance; femininity is OK. I am still entrapped by fear of the world and despair. 615 more words

Being Human