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  • Chess Vs. Chess

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    Life is one of the most, if not the absolute most difficult things to be successful at. Chess is a mental battle that all be it is much shorter than life, it is still a battle that requires strategies in order to be successful. Besides chess being a matchup of pieces, the similarities between chess and life are evident and can be compared to many parts of life,ultimately showing that strategies are required to become successful. A game crafted by L-shaped moves, diagonal slides with fuzz on the

  • My Favorite Art Essay

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    Response: My favorite piece of art that’s been displayed, or at least talked about so far, this semester has got to be the little berserker chess pieces from the Germanic Tribes lecture. While not necessarily a primary piece of art, the small sculptures represent the tribe of Viking warriors that fought fearlessly. In detail, the depictions of the berserkers show them wielding swords and shields as if they always stood ready to battle. Then to add to the appeal, the berserkers in the chess set are biting

  • The Waste Land by T.S. Eliot Essay

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    Throughout The Waste Land, there are many uses of symbolism with tarot cards, astrology, and especially the game of chess: The game of chess is such a meaningful symbol throughout the story, that metaphors are used to describe the situation and emotions of the characters throughout the poem by describing them as chess pieces and in check-mate situations. After considering the game of chess, and comparing to T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land, the reading changes and it makes the reader view the poem as a game

  • The Conflict Between Waverly And Her Mother

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    stripped clean by her mother 's power, unable to break free. Through the major conflict, the characters struggle to keep their relationship healthy and loving. Tan explains the feelings of Waverly through an important symbolic imaginary chess game as she writes, “My white pieces screamed as they scurried and fell off the board one by one. As her men drew closer to my edge, I felt myself growing light” (508). This shows how Waverly feels about the relationship with her mother and how she is losing the battle

  • Block's Encounters With Death in The Seventh Seal

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    following his return from the Crusade to Sweden at a time when the country was plagued by the Black Death. In addition to displaying the knight on his journey home, the film focuses on the continuous chess match he has against the personification of Death, who has come to take him away. The use of multiple chess scenes between Block and Death as a metaphor for Block’s attempt to elongate his life to find the meaning in life not only leads the knight to go on a quest in search of “knowledge”, but at the

  • Planning a Swarovski Event

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    Concept The objective of this event is to present the new delightful Swarovski collection of lightening products, as the world leader in high-quality precision cut crystal has chosen this city to reveal its marvelous pieces, which will be presented on September 16th of 2013 from 19.00 to 22.00 in the Gallery of La Pelota, gathering approximately 300 guests. The reason to make this important event happen on the September 16th is to project a fresh mood to the guests, as it is a hot month and

  • Using Math to Find a Way to Beat the Game: A Knight´s Tour

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    more thoroughly and attempt to find a solution to the game without cheating, but using math based algorithms to help guide each rnovet The Rules ef A Knighfis Tour The rules seem simple at first because the player is supposed to move their knight piece in any direction, starting in the top lett corner, and make the knight land in each square

  • An Analysis Of ' The Torso Of Aphrodite '

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    my visit to the Tampa Museum of Art, I observed and viewed various pieces from The Classical World exhibit. While I observed numerous works, I was drawn to a specific piece due to its uniqueness when compared to the other pieces in the exhibit. In this paper, I will be describing The Torso of Aphrodite, using my own viewpoints and the elements of formal art analysis, in order to explain the uniqueness when compared to other pieces in The Classical World exhibit. The Torso of Aphrodite was constructed

  • Reflection Of Shadow Casting

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    was inspired by Saurer’s surroundings while growing up (Shadow Casting). On piece, in particular, caught my eye. His Shadow Casting sculpture is around 75 pieces of welded steel and charred wood composed into different shapes mounted on a wall. When I first saw this piece, I found it interesting, but as I got closer, sensored lights came on and caused each piece to cast a shadow on the wall behind the sculpture. This piece of art reminded me the incense burner that has been discussed in our book (Stokstad

  • Romanticism In Morden Laura Knight : A Life

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    subject seem more personal or conveys the scene of it in a manner that is more relatable to the human spirit. Life through Dame Laura Knight’s eyes was filled with emotion and a form of romanticism. Regardless of subject matter, Knight creates her pieces in a manner that captivates the viewer, making them question the backstory and meaning behind them. Laura was born a Johnson on August 4, 1877 in Nottingham, England. Her personality was very much that of a tomboy, based on her mindset and how different