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Unformatted text preview: Lit 275 Week 12 Something There are five brothers; the oldest said he wants to do something. The oldest want to be able to make bricks, but the second said it can be made by machine already (Modern Breakthrough, Enlightenment), the second one want to be a mason, because mason has their own guild and are honorable citizens of the town. (Social class climbing) Or even become a master mason and wife wear silk dress on weekdays. The pen and the lnkwell The pen think he is the one who writes all the beauty poems, he think he is very important, but the inkwell argues that he is in fact not that important, like before him, there is a lot of pen other than him. The pen itself doesnt have the mine, but the human being. The poet went back home after a beautiful concert, he wrote down his feeling at that time. He wrote a parable and called The genius and His Instrument. After that the pen and the inkwell still argue about who is cleverer. Bronze Pig There is a fountain with a bronze pig in Florence, everyday it flourish the people around it by pouring water out of his snout. Everyone knows the bronze pig fountain. A little boy has been waiting for long time for food came under the fountain and use his hand to drink the water. After that he slept under the pig, suddenly, the metal pig moved and started the amazing journey, they ran around the city and every metal statue in the town turned alive. They went into the Palazzo degli Uffizi and the little boy is not strange about the place, they ran through the long gallery and every painting and sculptures are much more beautiful than its usual. They went into a small door where the Medici Venus and the man with sword. And then it comes to the Titans Venus. The Jesus Descending into the Underworld catches the little boys attention. The children inside were holding hand in hand with each other. Suddenly they heard some sound and they thought that it is the children inside the painting speaking. But they just ran away, and now they arrived at the Church of Santa Croce. Before the pig can go in, but with the boy, they can peep in. When they just stepped in, all the candles lit up and they can see all of great scientists, artists like Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Alfieri. After that the pig ran very fast and he boy lost the consciousness and when he woke up, it is already morning and the pig is just besides him and stand still. The boy was actually forced by her mother to beg outside, when he got back home, his mum asked him for money, but he got nth , so his mum began to get mad. His mother is about the bully him with a pot, suddenly another woman came in and wanted to stop her, and during then the boy escaped to the church. He went under the tomb of Michelangelo and prayed. A old man glanced the little boy and brought him home and they gave him food and place to sleep, they teach him how to sew, since the old man is a glove maker. The boy went to the church again and then he was back to the fountain to see the pig. Dont know why, the dog followed him and when they back to the fountain to see the pig....
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- Spring '08
- The Prince