Francis Bacon (reading response).docx - Francis Bacon has a way of saying a lot on a single page Every sentence he writes has a point to make or explain

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Francis Bacon has a way of saying a lot on a single page. Every sentence he writes has a point to make or explain. While a lot of his pieces are laborious to read through, they are definitely worth taking the time for. I found his essay “On Beauty” especially memorable. He shows readers that beauty is found in entirety, rather than individual pieces. In this broken world, you will never find a scrap of music, art, or human without its flaws. But when all the flawed pieces fit together in completion, they can be seen as beautiful. I think this idea is a good one to consider in the hyper- individualized culture of today. Humans are naturally drawn to beauty, and
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Unformatted text preview: we want to be surrounded by it; but so often instead of enjoying what we have, we start measuring up the little details of our lives and others’. Our job, home, looks, family, personality, friends, and every tiny little piece of what makes us who we are gets scrutinized and measured up to some unattainable definition of beauty. Bacon’s view of beauty hints that instead of judging people and ourselves so much on tiny details of looks, success, opinions or personality; we should find value and beauty in the sum of the pieces. Beauty is more than meets the eye....
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  • Spring '18
  • Vargese Mathai
  • Francis Bacon, It, Judson University, ENG210, tiny little piece

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