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The Trust in a Kiss Versus the Pain in a Betrayal

Authors utilize a betrayal kiss in literature in order to add irony to the work by highlighting the contrast between the trust in a kiss and the subsequent treachery that follows. One of the key uses of this motif is … Continue reading

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Mountains and Aunts vs. Fields and Daisy

The contrast in light to dark and warm to cold accurately depicts the juxtaposition of Daisy against her society in Daisy Miller. This painting by Thomas Moran compares the bright, shining, and snow covered mountains, to the shadowed, grassy, and … Continue reading

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Life Death and Immortality

The stark contrast of Edna to her society and the differentiating images depicted in Thomas Cole’s painting, Life, Death, and Immortality prove that the key element used in both works is juxtaposition. Cole’s painting provides three contrasting, symbolic human images … Continue reading

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