Henri Christophe

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  • Black Soldiers In The Haitian Revolution

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    The enslaved Africans of Saint Domingue had an unwavering desire for freedom. They burnt cane fields and refineries in order to destroy the system that had held them captive. John K. Thornton believes that the contribution of African soldiers was the main reason for the success of the Haitian Revolution. In his article, “African Soldiers in the Haitian Revolution”, he noted that, ‘the rebellious slaves of Haiti inflicted grievous military defeat on all who opposed them.’ The majority of the enslaved

  • The Haitian Revolution In Langston Hughes's 'Troubled Island'

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    Forward: Contextualizing Troubled Island The Haitian Revolution (1791-1804) is history’s only successful slave revolt, and African enslaved persons managed a monumental feat on a largely insignificant island in the Caribbean under French control. Naturally, numerous persons were and are inspired by the Haitian Revolution in facets of life from aggravating social change to creating high art. The story even remains impactful without racial influence; considering, the dominated persons were

  • Silent Hill, Directed By Christophe Gans

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    emotions and our fears form their own body, and we recognize that it demands it’s own exercise to maintain proper muscle tone...But anticivilization emotions don’t go away, and they demand periodic exercise.” In the film Silent Hill, directed by Christophe Gans, a nine year old girl named Alessa is forced to live a life of torment. Alessa’s fear and pain never left but instead grew. Alessa as a result allowed her darkest emotions to split from her physical body creating a doppelgänger of herself;

  • Reflection Of Les Christes

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    Les Choristes was first released in 2004; directed by Christophe Barratier. Produced in Germany, Switzerland, and France. A French film that includes the battle between troubled children, and the headmaster Rachin. And others involved whom reside within the building known as the "Bottom of the Pond." Between all chaos and resentment; something inside the children sparks a passion for music thanks to a new supervisor named Clemente Mathieu. By far my favorite scene in the film I watched on June 22

  • Art 101 Final Project Timeline Essay

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    Trechelle Monroe Final Project: Art Timeline Sculptures from the 18th-20th Century February 23, 2012 Fig 1 1905 Mediterrane Aristide Maillo, French Sculpture Musee d’Orsay, Paris This sculpture falls in the modern art category and the style is abstract expressionism. This sculpture is very large it is actually 110cm. The artist that created this sculpture was one of the many fine French Sculptors, he was one of the younger generation who started out as a Symbolist painter as well as

  • Interview Skill Analysis

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    “The Challenge of Love” Some of the biggest challenges in relationships are rooted between the push and pull of give and take. People tend to enter into relationships to gain something: they 're trying to find someone who 's going to make them feel good. In reality, the only way love is true is if the relationship comes from a place of giving. For some love is primarily taking, for some love is primarily giving and for some it is more evenly a matter of "give & take". A person driven by

  • How The Ghana Is Influenced By African Art

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    ‘sentimental’ value due to its symbolic appraisal of civilisation. They are also one of the most sophisticated pieces of art. When looking into the African heritage, we can note it has a vast impact on the modern art world - artists such as Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse sustain this. Artists in the 1920’s and 30’s were known to be influenced by African arts, they would experiment with adjoin effects after witnessing original African art in

  • What Was Cubism And Fauvism?

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    indistinguishable in who the artist was. Fauvism on the other hand, “was the first of the avant-garde movements that flourished in France in the early years of the twentieth century” (Rewald, Hilbrunn Timeline of Art History). Fauvism was first portrayed by Henri Matisse and also shown somewhat in the paints of Van Gogh’s. So what is the different between Cubism and Fauvism? Many characteristics separate Cubism from Fauvism, such as: multiple angles, reconstruct objects, flattened space and geometric blocks

  • Van Gogh Motives

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    As humans have changed and progressed throughout history, so has their art- from cave paintings to Greek sculptures to the incredible realism of the Renaissance. In addition, throughout history art has been questioned- why did the artist make this? What are they trying to convey? What is the purpose, the symbol, the reason? Every artist has a motive for creating, and it may be as honorable as challenging a social injustice, or as mundane as a commission. The three most universal motives for making

  • Analysis Of Faith And Doubt At Ground Zero

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    In the documentary “Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero,” a number of people were interviewed about how their religious beliefs or non beliefs, were challenged since the events of September 11th. The interviews with priests, rabbis, family members of victims, survivors, lay people, atheists and agnostics, this documentary explores how Americans’ spiritual lives may have changed since the event. When a tragic event happens, people would either grow closer to god or outgrow god. To those people who do