Shakespeare assignment: The Rape of Lucrece

  • Posted July 2, 2009 by Stefan Fletcher Viewed 3386 times
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Beauty ifself doth of itself persuade
The eyes of men without an orator;
What needeth then apology be made
To set forth that which is so singular?

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      2009.07.03 Edited

      Un jour peut-être que j'arriverai à maitriser la lumiere comme sur cette photo...
      Il me faudra encore pas mal d'années !!!

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      2009.06.30 Edited

      Oh, yes, the gaze.. so obvious.
      Have you read Count Nulin by Pushkin? In that poem he explores the question what if it had occured to Lucrece to slap Tarquin.. =)

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      2009.06.29 Edited

      It reminds me of a Botticelli painting :The Birth of Venus I saw in Florence. Beautiful lighting