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Download: 630Cat: Inglese    Materie: Appunti    Dim: 6 kb    Pag: 3    Data: 01.10.2009

The manifesto of the movement, expressing other principles, were the preface of Wilde’s “The picture of Dorian Gray” (1891):
• The artist is a creator of beautiful things
• To reveal art and conceal the artist is art’s aim
• The critic is he who can translate into another matter or a new material his impression of beautiful things
• Ther

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It is called Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta and its construction was begun in 1064 by the architect Buscheto di Giovanni.
It is a medieval marble church, built in Pisan Romanesque style, which is divided into five naves with a transept to three naves.
The interior is coated with white and black marbles; there’s a gilt panelled

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Roger Chillingworth became Reverend Dimmesdale’s medical adviser and never left him alone. The minister and the physican even lived in the same house. As time went on Chillingworth underwent a hideous change. He was convinced that the reverend was hiding a terrible secret. The reverend had a troubled soul but he never revealed his shame to anyone. He to

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5.2. Eliot's poetry

The themes of Eliot’s works are:
- modern man alienation from society;
- contraposition between time and eternity;
- the question of personal identity;
- relationship past-present and the exaltation of the past (tradition);
- the fear of living;
- the spiritual dryness, sterility and emptiness of

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The UK doesn’t have a written constitution in a single document. There are rules, regulation, principles and procedures contained in: common laws, statute laws, conventions. Most of these laws and regulation can be altered by an act of parliament or by general agreement. Important constitutional document that do exist are: the M

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Many of the early American entrepreneurs headed west toward the Rocky Mountains, where they could buy low price many acres of land, in the hope of finding deposits of gold. The American Dream was a primary factor not only for the "rush" of mid nineteenth century, but also in subsequent waves of immigration that marked that century and the next.

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Actually, not even the student completely understood the mystery of love: he feels it, but he doesn't listen to it:”The Student looked up from the grass, and listened, but he could not understand what the Nightingale was saying to him, for he only knew the things that are written on books” and love isn't explained in a book.
To the writer, love is s

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Daisy goes on to ask Caroline to read from an old diary. In this diary it has been recorded the life of a man called Benjamin, a curious person who was born with the appearance of an old man and ages backward like the mentioned clock. But Benjamin's and Daisy's life will interlace each other, giving birth to a moving love story.

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- Phenomenon of contraband and depredation of the South American Colonies, India and Africa.
To increase commercial interests abroad → private capitals were used to support international trade → 1694 Foundation of the National Bank of England (it supported all the declaration of war initiatives of the state and financed the activities enterpris