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  1. › wiki › RhetoricRhetoric - Wikipedia

    12 hours ago · Painting depicting a lecture in a knight academy, painted by Pieter Isaacsz or Reinhold Timm for Rosenborg Castle as part of a series of seven paintings depicting the seven independent arts. This painting illustrates rhetoric. Jesus was a preacher in 1st-century Judea. Rhetoric ( / ˈrɛtərɪk /) is the art of persuasion.

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  3. 12 hours ago · Others, however, picked topics less offensive to the autocrat. the historian and writer Nikolay Karamzin, 1766–1826, the key figure of literary sentimentalism in Russia, for example, is known for his advocacy of Russian writers adopting traits in the poetry and prose like a heightened sense of emotion and physical vanity, considered to be ...

  4. 12 hours ago · A national poet or national bard is a poet held by tradition and popular acclaim to represent the identity, beliefs and principles of a particular national culture. The national poet as culture hero is a long-standing symbol, to be distinguished from successive holders of a bureaucratically-appointed poet-laureate office.

  5. 12 hours ago · A famous example of Islamic poetry on romance was Layla and Majnun, an originally Arabic story which was further developed by Iranian, Azerbaijani and other poets in the Persian, Azerbaijani, and Turkish languages. It is a tragic story of undying love much like the later Romeo and Juliet. [citation needed]

  6. › wiki › Jimmy_CarterJimmy Carter - Wikipedia

    12 hours ago · James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician and humanitarian who served as the 39th president of the United States from 1977 to 1981. A member of the Democratic Party, Carter was the 76th governor of Georgia from 1971 to 1975, and a Georgia state senator from 1963 to 1967. At age 99, he is both the oldest living ...

  7. › wiki › ModernismModernism - Wikipedia

    12 hours ago · Frank Lloyd Wright, Solomon Guggenheim Museum completed in 1959 [11] Modernism is a cultural movement that impacts the arts as well as the broader zeitgeist. It is commonly described as a system of thought and behavior marked by self-consciousness or self-reference, prevalent within the avant-garde of various arts and disciplines. [12]

  8. › wiki › MaldivesMaldives - Wikipedia

    12 hours ago · The Maldives, [c] officially the Republic of Maldives, [d] and historically known as Maldive Islands, is a country and archipelagic state in South Asia in the Indian Ocean. [9] The Maldives is named after the main island and capital, Malé. The Maldives is southwest of Sri Lanka and India, about 750 kilometres (470 miles; 400 nautical miles ...

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