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Arthur Rackham by Daniella Graffeo and Giana LoCurto

Illustrator Arthur Rackham was born in London, England, on September 19, 1867. He was the fourth of twelve children of a middle-class family. Rackham began drawing at a very young age; he would smuggle art supplies to his bedroom and … Continue reading

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“Cinderella” in Modern Times

One aspect of Charles Perrault’s “Cinderella” that is prevalent in our world today is the topic/theme of female empowerment.  In Perrault’s version, Cinderella’s mother is deceased; her father has married an evil woman (Cinderella’s stepmother), and both she and her … Continue reading

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