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Ben Jonson - "The Masque of Blackness" (the end)

The nymphs dance, after which the daughters of Oceanus are called back to the sea. Aethiopia/Moon bids them farewell and tells the daughters of Niger that they are going to stay here in the kingdom of Albion. 99 more words

Literature

Ben Jonson - "The Masque of Blackness" (ctd.)

The face in the lake tells the daughters of Niger to go to a country whose name ends with “-tania” and where the sun does not shine so much so it won’t burn their skins anymore. 269 more words

Seventeenth-century Literature

Ben Jonson - "The Masque of Blackness" (ctd.)

Oceanus asks his son Niger what makes him flow all the way through east to west. Niger answers with a completely irrelevant speech (whose only point is to show off the author’s learning) about how it is not strange that he can mix his fresh water with Oceanus’ salty one, because the soul can both mix with and stay separate from the body. 212 more words

Seventeenth-century Literature

Ben Jonson - "The Masque of Blackness"

The masque was a complicated and vastly expensive multimedia extravaganza, combining music, dance and spoken word, aimed at obsequious flattery of the king. The currently fashionable approach reads them as “subtly interrogating” and “subverting” the ideology of the Stuart monarchy, but honestly, it takes some properĀ  lit-crit credentials to see all that subversion. 97 more words

Literature

Kerastase...the way forward!

Ok, so a few years a go i decided to get micro ring hair hair extensions!
My hair was in bad condition already after stripping, bleaching it, going ginger and then colouring back to brown, you can imagine how damaged it was. 452 more words

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