Scarry Response: Perceived Beauty As A Reflection of Self

In her essay “On Beauty and Being Just,” Elaine Scarry describes two different types of mistakes about beauty. The first “is the recognition that something formerly held to be beautiful no longer deserves to be so regarded. The second is the sudden recognition that something from which the attribution of beauty had been withheld deserved…

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Nostalgia and Beauty

Elaine Scarry opens up her essay “On Beauty and Being Just” by making the claim that beauty is always replication. Scarry writes that beauty is replication in many ways whether it is taking photographs, recapturing it in other forms of art, remaking a work of art or even just prolonged staring beauty is always rooted…

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Whisspering in Weldon

Stop. Pause. Listen. Let’s face it: by the time March rolls around, most students are so busy with assignments, studying for exams, and just trying to stay afloat that they have probably forgotten what it is that brought them here in the first place. It’s the fault of our system, our society, that puts so…

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My Art. Our Art.

The original idea behind this project was twofold. First, I wanted it to be a culminating project that reflected the four years I have spent studying the arts and humanities. Second, I wanted it to show how the arts and humanities can change a space and I wanted to do this very physically. I wanted…

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