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  • Dance Marathon

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    form of art. Philip Evergood’s painting Dance Marathon illustrates the desperate times surrounding the Great Depression. In the scene, dancers compete for a cash prize as they see who can dance the longest. He portrays the cruelty of the time through this vulgar setting. The painting easily captures the viewer’s attention mostly from the use of color, figure, spatial effects, and other techniques created by the artist. The size of Dance Marathon is not oversized, but it is relatively large and

  • Dance Marathon

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    Dance Marathon Philip Evergood 1934 Oil on Canvas Dance Marathon is a representational oil painting of several people gathered in an enclosed area that was painted by Philip Evergood in 1934. These people are unevenly spaced apart throughout the painting, either by themselves or paired with another person. The enclosed area has bleachers surrounding the spider web-like floor that is separated by handrails. On the top left hand side of the painting there is a man who is lounging across a few

  • Boston Marathon

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    Boston Marathon bombs: when was the moment of radicalisation for the Tsarnaev brothers? One was a pot-loving student, the other had begun exploring Islam in an effort to turn his life around. So how did Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev end up at the Boston Marathon finishing line with a willingness to kill? Image 1 of 2 The moment of the explosion at the Boston Marathon Photo 5:39PM BST 27 Apr 2013 As they hunched over the twisted bomb parts and pieces of shrapnel, some still bloody from where they

  • Boston Marathon

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    Boston Marathon bombs: when was the moment of radicalisation for the Tsarnaev brothers? One was a pot-loving student, the other had begun exploring Islam in an effort to turn his life around. So how did Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev end up at the Boston Marathon finishing line with a willingness to kill? Image 1 of 2 The moment of the explosion at the Boston Marathon Photo 5:39PM BST 27 Apr 2013 As they hunched over the twisted bomb parts and pieces of shrapnel, some still bloody from where

  • Narrative Essay On Cross Country Meet

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    Cross Country Meets I was a really good in 2nd and 3rd grade and one day I ran the mile. After that, my mom asked me if I wanted to do cross country and I said, “yes, I do!!!” So, today I am at a cross country meet in eighth grade and I am about to run a race. Also, in 7th grade I was always in front of Owen. “Eighth grade at the starting line” the announcer says. We all run to the starting line and I am wearing pants and even though it is cold out I am starting to get hot wearing my pants. “On

  • Persuasive Essay About Running

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    Running is a physically demanding sport. If you are looking for a way to get in shape, then you should consider running. Running uses every muscle in your body because you are engaging every aspect of yourself in the activity. Also, running is a great way to incorporate more cardio into your workout. Running is not just about getting in shape and staying shape; but running involves many fun activities and sports. Some sports that involve running are track and cross country. If you are a competitive

  • Raramuri Culture In American Culture

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    Over sixty-five million people in the United States are runners. Of these runners, only a few can call themselves ultramarathoners. Any race longer than 26.2 miles is an ultramarathon. Whether someone is a weekend jogger or a fully committed ultramarathoner, they can learn from the example of the Raramuri. The Raramuri are a nomadic Native American tribe in the Copper Canyons of Mexico. Their entire culture revolves solely around running. The natives travel on foot from Chihuahua, Mexico to the Copper

  • The Ethics Of The National Women 's Hall Of Fame

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    discern our own answers. When Katherine Switzer decided to register for and run the Boston Marathon in 1967, was it an action of her own will or was it predestined? Did the events preceding her decision cause her to make said decision? Was Katherine always going to run

  • Personal Achievement : My Personal Experience In My Life

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    experience with this dates back to sophomore year. Within a six month frame between November and May, I was able to set both my body and mind to the test. One of my biggest accomplishments thus far is the time that I completed the Pittsburgh Half Marathon. As a whole, my family has always carried an interest in personal fitness and athletics throughout their lives. Today, this is thought to be a primary passion of mine however it was not as a child. Growing up, I was urged to participate in athletics

  • Stubborn : Freedom, And Strength In My Life

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    participated in marching band and did community service. I was active, but in completely different ways from track or soccer. The idea of running in a race of any kind honestly never crossed my mind. Then a friend of mine entered the Tinkerbell Half marathon. The costumes, the pomp, and the medals were mesmerizing, and I was suddenly jealous of my friend for running. As I watched her achievement through social media, I began to develop an idea. To be honest, it was the medal that I coveted most although