Color Essays

_the Great Gatsby_ Color Analysis

Character Color Analysis”The Great Gatsby”, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is discusses social classes, and focuses on the theme of a fading social order. This theme is shown in the relationships between the characters and undoubtedly in the characters themselves. Throughout the novel, Fitzgerald not only uses color symbolism to set the scenes and events, but he also uses it to present, describe, and shape every single character. Gatsby is one of these characters; his choices, decisions, ideas, and beliefs…

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Farewell to Autumn Formal Analysis

In Farewell to Autumn, Leonid Afremov uses color, line and perspective to create a dynamic composition. He uses the elements and principles of design to express his ideas within his painting. He did a good job of articulating unity, rhythm, and balance. He also used rhythm to create emphasis to certain areas. With the piece being representational, it could be conveyed as personal to the artist. By using oil paints and a palette knife, Afremov was able to demonstrate the…

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University and Sharpie

Sharpie, the company that produces a line of high quality markers that comes in a wide variety of colors. College or university students use them because of their bright and vibrant colors. To further spread the word out for their amazing product, a campaign is devised. Thus, we came out with “Let the colors speak”. This campaign focuses on the variety of colors they provide, and how important it is without them. It is collaboration between… This campaign will first…

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Color and Psychological Functioning_ the Effect of Red

INTRODUCTION The research is conducted to study whether or not the color influence arousal. Color is everywhere. Everyone encounters different colors everyday. Our perceptual experiences are greatly affected by the different colors surrounding us. Past studies have reported that color do affect our physics, physiology and psychology but there is a scarcity of literature regarding color perception and its effects on our psychological functioning (Fehrman & Fehrman, 2004; Whitfield & Wiltshire, 1990). Only few studies have been done earlier to…

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World Without Colour

What would the world be like without the magic colors of a rainbow? What would the world be like if people weren’t black, brown, yellow or white skinned? Would diversity exist without color? What would the world be like if we couldn’t see the bright blue of the ocean or the sky? Would the horizon exist? Would we appreciate the beauty of a sunrise or a sunset? What would the world be like without the color of the flowers? Would…

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_the Denial of St. Peter_ by Caravaggio

The elements most abundant in this piece are that of color, light and shadow, and space. These are the primary elements most apparent, though other elements are present in the painting as well. This particular piece is not so concerned with incorporating background into telling the story, as it is blurred and somewhat distorted. The concentration of the piece is directed to the figures presented in the painting and the story being depicted. The use of light and shadow are…

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Chlorophyll and Polar Groups

2. A pigment solution contains compound A with 4 polar groups and compound B with 2 polar groups. You plan to separate these compounds using paper chromatography with a non-polar solvent. Predict the location of the two bands relative to the solvent front. Explain your answer. Since compound A is probably more polar than compound B, compound B will move further in the chromatography. Since the solvent is non-polar, the less polar compound will be more soluble in the solvent…

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Bishop’s _the Fish_ Poetry Response

In the poem “The Fish,” Elizabeth Bishop uses a fish as a symbol to express the theme of life and experience. The poem by itself has little structure to it. There are no apparent rhyme schemes, nor any clear meters. However, Bishop uses very powerful diction and ideas in the poem, forcing the reader to think and relate it to a greater aspect of his/her own life. The persona has a very mature and serious tone, and some gloomy element…

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Summer Reading Response

1. “His manner The quiet air around. When he turned the light on in the small, callous washroom that night, Liesel observed the strangeness of her foster father’s eyes. They were made of kindness, and silver. Like soft silver, melting Liesel, upon seeing those eyes, understood that Hans Hubermann was worth a lot.” The significance of this passage is the description of Hans Hubermann’s eyes as the color represents his worth and personality. It contributes to the characterization of Hans…

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The Importance of Vacation and Relaxation

A vacation is a time for me to relax and enjoy my free time. It is a time when I can escape the stress of my everyday life and relax my body and mind. My grandmother’s house in Florida is where I can accomplish that peace of mind. The weather, surroundings, and feelings experienced are only some of the many wonderful things about Florida. It is one of the best vacation spots and a priceless experience to enjoy. The time…

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Future Life Reading

First, I can see a man and a woman walking into view from the bottom left of the image, diagonally across the scene to the top right. They are holding hands as they walk. She is wearing a very light and airy thin materialed flowing white dress; I cannot see her hair color. She is a thin woman. The man, as they are walking is pointing things out to the woman, things in the distance. He seems to speak a…

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A Biography of Indian Yellow

Indian Yellow is a raw pigment which, as the name suggests, originated in India in the 17th century and was used until the early 20th century. Its source remained a mystery for many years. In 1786 the amateur painter, Roger Dewhurst recorded in letters to friends, that Indian yellow was an organic substance made from the urine of animals fed on turmeric (Myers, pg 1). Around this time, the English chemist George Field claimed it was made from camel urine….

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Candy Chromatography

Introduction Ever wondered why candies are different colors? Ever wondered why candies are different colors? Many candies contain colored dyes. Bags of M&Ms or Skittles contain candies of various colors. The labels tell us the names of the dyes used in the candies. But which dyes are used in which candies? We can answer this by dissolving the dyes out of the candies and separating them using a method called chromatography. Research Candy Chromatography is the method of analysis of…

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The Separation of Ink Chromatography

I. Title: The Separation of Ink Using Chromatography II. Date: October 3rd, 2012 III. Purpose: To separate a mixture using paper chromatography. IV. Procedure: 1. Fill beaker with 100 mL water. 2. Poke hole in filter paper with scoopula approximately 1 cm from top. 3. Place dot of ink approximately 2 cm from the bottom of the filter paper. 4. Put scoopula through hole and hang paper from scoopula so that it touches the water, making sure Ink dot is…

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History of Haircoloring

The first major break through in hair coloring history came in 1863, when chemist Dr. August Wilhelm Von Hofmann reported the dye properties of paraphenylenediamine. His discovery led to the birth of the synthetic hair dye industry, and PPD still Dominates the field today. Hofmann was also known for his studies of organic derivatives of ammonia and for discovering the first unsaturated alcohol and several organic dyes. On the heels of Hofmann’s discovery, in 1867 London chemist E. H. Thullay and…

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