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how are you defining “art”?]. In doing so, they have often provided inspiration and instruction to generations that followed, both within their own culture as well as to cultures that have survived them, as is represented by such movements as the Italian Renaissance. In the United States, the Lincoln Memorial stands as just such a monument, speaking eloquently not only about the man to whom it is dedicated, but also to the ideas he espoused during his years as President of a war-torn and very briefly as a reunited country.
The architecture of the structure itself is sufficient to convey the sense of strength and stability that Lincoln represented to a country attempting to fly apart at the seams. Designed by architect Henry Bacon, the building is constructed primarily of marble blocks with limestone columns in the style of an ancient Greek temple. The Doric columns, 44 feet tall and nearly 7.5 feet in diameter at their base, convey supreme strength of purpose and a steadying support [do you have a source for this opinion/statement?]. The building commemorates Lincoln’s efforts to maintain the Union primarily through these columns. There are 36 columns supporting the ceiling of the memorial, each one of which stands for one of the 36 states that comprised the re-united nation at the time of Lincoln’s death, complete with the name of the state to which the column is dedicated engraved into it (“Lincoln Memorial”, 2007). However, the monument wasn’t completed until 1922, by which time the union was comprised of 48 states. Rather than excluding these, the names of the states that joined the union after Lincoln’s death, but before the monument’s completion, are carved into the walls on the outside of the memorial. Finally, the last two states to have joined the United States, Alaska and Hawaii, are commemorated in a plaque located within the approach plaza (“Lincoln Memorial”, 2007).
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In this way, an individual who copies essentially presents the data as his own. Originality in work makes it credible. Books are the fundamental source of knowledge in the present age, and knowledge is vital for making development in technology. Thus, in order for us to progress, it is imperative that the information retrieved from books is valid and reliable.
Simply speaking, Uncle Joe is one big man. At a cursory glance, Uncle Joe strikes a person as six feet seven, tall and well proportioned mass of pink and ruddy protoplasm. His width seems to be bent at doing justice to his tall and stately stature. Broad chest, with a deep seated midrib, which effortlessly and gently rises and falls while breathing, like a blacksmith’s bellows.
Interestingly, it is the other senses that retain such a high level of information related to the trip. It is an odd reality when one stops to think about it, one of the primary reasons one goes to a museum is to “see”; yet, expectation and reality are all too often two separate experiences.
Narrative Essay and a Descriptive Essay. Essay writing is done for variant reasons, a number of people take to it as a hobby whereas others do it as a means of attaining the necessary academic qualifications. Sometimes, a writer can arbitrary determine the form of the essay; however, the greatest determination of an essay’s form is its purpose and context.
I feared numbers and I feared solving problems which involved numbers. I told my parents and they just shrugged it off, and laughingly told me that they were not good in math too, when they were my age. Instead of being relieved, I felt worried about my future, my academic future; I thought then that being a kid meant no worries.
Ultimately, peace has prevailed through the voice of the common man by means of love. Gandhi knew that knew that his beliefs required immense faith and courage, which obviously everyone does not possess.