The Starry Night is widely believed to represent the state of mind of van Gogh at the time of his staying at the hospital. The combination of various depiction means such as the contrast of blue and yellow colors, placing a large tree on the foreground and the curving lines of hills, mountains, and sky seem to have provided the painter assistance in delivering his main idea to the
The autobiographical novel “Night” by Elie Wiesel is about a very dark time in history. For the main character, Eliezer, being taken away to concentration camps in Germany (Auschwitz) was a nightmare. As a young boy, Eliezer was incredibly devoted to this faith, Judaism. But after seeing the horrendous acts that his God allowed to happen, he has lost his belief in any kind of God. People view religion as a light, a brightness of being saved by following the instructions of a divine power.
Light and Colour- Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night The Starry Night is an oil on canvas painting by the Dutch post-impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh. Painted in June 1889, it depicts the view (with the notable addition of an idealised village) from the east-facing window of his asylum room at Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, just before sunrise. The dominating colour palette in the painting is dark blue and black hues oppose the bright whites and the yellows in the sky. The size of the painting is 29 in. by 36 ¼ in.
Millions of ashes obscure the bright stars in the night sky; ashes of death and vanished hope. The eerie night, as described in the novel Night by Ellie Wiesel, has many significant symbols. During the holocaust, darkness consumed individuals with fear of the unknown. Flames of infernos covered the sky in dark smoke and released a penetrating smell. In fact, death was one of the factors one feared during the night.
Of course, eventually new generations of audience have different interpretations of the meaning of these paintings, however these paintings have both keep there originally meaning. Starry Night relates mostly to the person of Van Gogh himself. His main purpose of this painting was to show his brother his lifestyle and the view he had while in jail. This painting does relate to nature though with the entire painting being an actually view that Van Gogh saw. He has a small town, cypress tree, and the stars to show all the nature around him during his stay in the jail.
Dreams are wild, magical, and mysterious. The majority of Shakespeare’s play A Midsummer Night’s Dream is spent in a heavily wooded forest full of fairies and irrational young lovers, creating a night only fallible as a dream. The story contains a royal wedding about to take place and the young lovers Hermia and Lysander provoked to eloping because Hermia’s father will only let her marry Demetrius. Hermia’s best friend Helena, who loves Demetrius, tells Demetrius Hermia and Lysander’s plot to escape to the forest nearby so that she may follow him. Local townsmen also decide to meet in the forest to rehearse for a play to be performed at the royal wedding.
Searching for a painting that really spoke to me was hard, I was searching for quite a while, until I found Bedroom in Arles. There are many things in this painting that would catch a viewer 's eye; the reason the painting caught my eye was because it was much more vibrant and colorful that all the other artworks I saw, that is why it attracted me. “Bedroom in Arles created” in 1888 by the word renowned artist Vincent Van Gogh was painted to represent himself, who he was as a person, and the life he lived. That is what Van Gogh is trying to convey to the viewer in this painting, he did this with the use of vibrant colors, the thick brushstrokes used, the many different and odd parts of this painting, and the texture of the items in the painting. Van Gogh’s use of color, and his bold color choices is what really attracted me to this painting, it stood out like a sore thumb from all the other paintings.
It’s a little place in the center of the action of her town. The way that everyone was walking downtown, and I bet it would have been a little colorful town if the actual movie we saw was in color. One thing I did enjoy was the contrast of what a home was supposed to look like. During that time, we always see or hear that if you wanted to raise a family it was usually in a home that belong to the parents and not the apartment that was the setting of streetcar named desire. It was a little apartment that two people can live in just fine.
What are the main settings? Old houses with weird feelings and sounds. Poe is taking that scene to scare the old man. I then took up three planks from the flooring of the chamber, and deposited all between the scantlings. From this sentence we figured that the old man lives alone in a very old house.