Generally, the designers (women artists) conform to the traditional decorations that demonstrate a preference for art that can be recognized. The lifestyle of the Nankani has a profound influence on the art that is produced. These influences include the physical environment, the agrarian customs and the general Nankani culture itself. Hence, the Nankani Compound in Sirigu, Ghana, in its art celebrates all that is important to their life and this is shown (the same) on their pottery, baskets, their homes and even on the skin thus cementing cultural identity. Each design is symbolic of some aspect of their culture.
In Maxine Maxine’s narrative, “Cherry Bomb”, it openly shows how she uses literary techniques of symbolism, imagery, and allusion to characterize her childhood innocence being destroyed. Maxine uses these literary terms to characterize her childhood memories being destroyed by an incident in the summer. In the narrative, she talks about how it affected her and her perception. She mentions people and objects in her story. Every detail she described was an important factor in her life.
She later earned her Masters at New York University in the year 1984, only four years after receiving her bachelors. Since young, she became aware of the things surrounded her and it was those awareness’s, and her life experiences, that allowed her to obtained her inspiration for her artwork. Her artwork can be found all around the world such as in the Art Institution of Chicago, the National Gallery of Canada, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. She obtained her first solo gallery show in the United States in the year 1994 in the Brooke Alexander Gallery in New York. Her inspirational work has impacted
Life experiences shape people’s values all the time. These experiences change their live’s. How can life experiences shape a person’s values? In the stories, Little Women, written by Louisa May Alcott, and, "Abuela Invents the Zero," written by Judith Ortiz Cofer, the characters endured life experiences that shaped there values, even though the characters lived many years apart and very different lives. Also, the main characters lived many years apart and lived many different lives.
Our bodies are growing, but we also approach things in different ways as we meet each new day. This is true for me, people in my family, and people all around the world. While the title of the poem references a girl, as does the dedication, the message of the poem applies to everyone, especially as they are growing up and “becoming” someone in the world.This poem has affected my life, even though I have just known it for a week. It made sense to write about it because it can mean so many things, fit many different stories, and speak to anyone going through this process of growth, maturity and adventure. The author explains the journey of
Within her school years one of the main focuses was science, this resembled within her work. Throughout her lifetime, Dickinson had many influences of deaths from friends, families, and violence from the conflicts in the Civil War. The experience of painful treatments dealing with her eye condition is said to reflect on her use of words to create such strong images. The words were a way to express her fear of not being able to see much longer. Dickinson had a way to use metaphors and similes to compare and contrast her situations.
Wharton wrote many of her pieces connecting the protagonist to her home town, New York. Similarly, shortly after moving to New England, she wrote about what she saw around her. For example, Ethan Frome was written from a New England perspective, while pieces such as The Age of Innocence were written with a New York perspective; this simply shows that Wharton is an observant writer. Her writing can relate to Kate Chopin’s style in one obvious way, they both use vague details to explain a bigger idea. In Ethan Frome, “She lingered, pressing closer to his side.
‘Plath perceives the domestic life as restrictive and a complete obliteration of her own self-worth’. Using ideas of feminist theory from the critical anthology to inform your argument, to what extent do you agree with this view? As a female poet subject to 1960’s patriarchy, Plath’s domestic and professional claustrophobia were inevitable. Married to the successful poet, Ted Hughes, she was incessantly reminded of the artistic restraints assigned to equally talented females. Plath’s poetry, looking particularly at her ‘Collected Poems’, illustrates the consequential disorientation and loss of identity caused by such patriarchal dominance, demonstrating sentiments of disgust as she is forced to adopt certain gender stereotypes in ‘Morning Song’ (1961).
The presentation by Janna, Ashley, Joey, and Amber described the effects of Romanticism through their powerpoint and role play game. Through Emma’s early life, marriage, and affairs, Flaubert criticizes Romanticism. These ideals just created an illusion for Emma about what life should be like, constantly making her unhappy, restless, and bored. The book was seen as obscene because the content truly exposed the consequences of vice and adultery. To Emma, her affairs seemed like the perfect way to escape from her mediocre life and mundane marriage.