A Woman's Face

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  • Attributing A Woman's Face To Rembrandt '

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    In the reading, the author claims that there are some doubts in attributing a painting which depicts a woman's face to Rembrandt, by pointing out 3 reasons of support. Finding all the ideas questionable and implausible, however, the lecturer totally repudiates the claim and presents some evidence to the contrary. At first, the author argues that there are some unusual variations in the woman's way of dressing. Although her coat is luxurious, her white linen cap is cheap. conversely, the lecturer

  • The opening scene begins with a stark extreme close up of a woman’s face in black and white. The

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    The opening scene begins with a stark extreme close up of a woman’s face in black and white. The camera focuses on her startled eyes that dart from side to side in an ominous manner that is coherent to the genre of thriller and its ability to perpetuate a feeling of unease. As the camera continues to zoom inwards towards her pupil, the image turns a deep red and we notice the emergence of animated spirals superimposed onto her iris. As the screen changes from monochrome to red the non-diegetic sound

  • Analysis Of Ivan Eyre's Woman With Cards

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    Ivan Eyre’s artwork titled Woman with Cards depicts certain characteristics of a woman. The Canadian artist’s painting was completed in 1959. It is currently located in the Assiniboine Pavilion Gallery Museum in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Eyre’s works are a part of the Gallery Collection supported by the Winnipeg Art Gallery. The piece is a component of the exhibit titled Wasteland Dreamland: Early Works by Ivan Eyre, 1957-1969. It is approximately 60 x 36 inches and vertically hanged on a wall. The painting


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    Pale yellow can be detected in the window shades, in the floor on the staircase and in the woman’s hat. In order to contrast the yellow, Hopper uses a very light, whitish blue in the curtains and in the woman’s dress. The fact that the woman’s dress is white, with a hint of blue, suggests that the woman is almost, but not quite pure. Another compositional style that creates despondency in the paintings is Sloan

  • A Woman's Own Hand Painted

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    Hand Painted” Shakespeare’s poem “A Woman’s Face with Nature’s Own Hand Painted” discusses Shakespeare’s feeling for a feminine looking man and the pining he feels for him. “A Woman’s Face with Nature’s Own Hand Painted” demonstrates how beautiful women are, but they can also have flaws that go beyond how they look. The thesis can easily be proven since the poem is about a man and not a woman, the personification of nature being a woman and the comparison between both genders in the poem. The speaker

  • She Walks In Beauty Essay

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    famous piece. ”She walks in beauty, like the night of cloudless dimes and stairy night’’ The poem starts with a description of how the beauty of a woman is like the night, which is quite an odd way to say that she was beautiful. Normally a woman’s beauty would be compared to a summer’s day, like another former author have written, Sonnet 18 by Williams Shakespeare as an example. Although, in this poem, instead of being compared to a normal night, she is compared to a cloudless night with millions

  • She Walks in Beauty

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    meeting his first wife, Lord Byron attended a party at Lady Sitwell's at June 1814 (Gamber). Mrs. Wilmot, Lord Byron’s beautiful cousin, attended the party in a black mourning dress. The poet became captivated by his cousin’s alluring beauty; her fair face contrasting with her dark hair and dress. Inspired by the opposing shades that created such an attractive woman, he wrote a poem about her in 1814 (Gamber). In Lord Byron’s

  • Castration Anxiety In The Depiction Of Venus's

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    another version of Venus and the man interacting with her. Both women are covering their face, both have a feature showing their femininity- Venus has breasts, the woman has a vaginal opening on her face, both have a male feature- Venus’s head, the woman’s boot and both have a reference to castration- Venus’s penis, the woman’s bloody handkerchief, and both are masturbating- Venus’s large hand and the woman’s finger in her vaginal opening. Both men are interacting with their woman and both men have

  • Byron

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    bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes; Thus mellowed to that tender light Which heaven to gaudy day denies. One shade the more, one ray the less, Had half impaired the nameless grace Which waves in every raven tress, Or softly lightens o’er her face; Where thoughts serenely sweet express, How pure, how dear their dwelling-place. And on that cheek, and o’er that brow, So soft, so calm, yet eloquent, The smiles that win, the tints that glow, But tell of days in goodness spent, A mind at

  • Life, Death And Death In Frederic Leighton's 'Flaming June'

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    poisonous flower that hangs above her. A frame is created by the angle of the woman’s arms, focusing your eye to her face. Despite the looming danger, the woman seems peaceful and content. She may be bigger than the threat, immortal and powerful, or not know about the threat, innocent and naïve. Either way, Leighton captures this moment, immortalizing this conceptual scene for centuries. Leighton shows vulnerability in the woman’s form, which is curled up. The left leg is brought up toward her chest and