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MERCOSUR: Economic & Political Union

MERCOSUR is an economic and political union formed in 1991 by Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay to promote the free movement of goods, services and people among member states. MERCOSUR’s primary interest was to eliminate obstacles to regional trade, such as high tariffs and income inequalities. In 1994 the MERCOSUR countries also established a protection…

Ray Douglas Bradbury: Author & Views on Technology

Ray Douglas Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois, on August 22, 1920.  Bradbury’s great adventures would take place behind a typewriter, in the realm of imagination. Today, as an author, essayist, playwright, screenwriter, lecturer, and poet Ray Bradbury is known as one of America’s greatest creative geniuses. His books were The Martian Chronicles, Fahrenheit 451,…

Different Types of Paint: Water, Tempera, Oil, Acrylic

Water-Based Paint -Watercolour, acrylic, ink, dyes, gauche, and tempera media. -These types need water to create a liquid colour. -Adding water makes the colour vibrant or more transparent. Tempera Paint -Used egg yolk as a binding agent, mixed with coloured pigment to create a fast-drying and permanent medium. -First known as egg tempera paint. -Very…

Lyrical Ballads & The Byronic Hero

LYRICAL BALLADS Lyrical Ballads by Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth are considered to have marked the beginning of the English Romantic movement in literature. Preface to Lyrical Ballads was written by Wordsworth and it overthrew the Neoclassical (Enlightenment) conventions. The first edition of Lyrical Ballads (1798) contained just an ”Advertisement” in which Wordsworth explained Lyrical…