Essays Tagged: "Grain of salt"

Views of Giovanni Boccaccio in regards to the Renaissance painting of Giotto.

ontemporary, I find Giotto's work to be quite unnatural, therefore my critique must be taken with a grain of salt, knowing that as plain as Giotto's work may seem to people today, at his time he paint ...

(2 pages) 52 0 2.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Take it with a Grain of Salt! a history of the cliche'.

"Take It With a Grain of Salt" Have you ever heard the saying "take it with a grain of salt"? You probably ha ... s saying is a cliché. A cliché is an overused term. The saying "take it with a grain of salt" probably came about in 100AD. This is because this saying is of a Latin root, "cum gr ... way. When you are talking to someone and another person tells them, "take whatever she says with a grain of salt", you would be hurt because they would be telling this person to not believe you. When ...

(2 pages) 26 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

What form of literature serves society better, works which pioneer new societal values or works which reflect society's values?

a news report, it is only the product of a human mind and therefore never objective. Take it with a grain of salt and put it not only in the context of contemporary and previous events, but also of fu ...

(2 pages) 34 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How accurate was Mel Gibson's "Passion of the Christ"? Were the characters accurately portrayed in reference to the Gospels? Was Christ's beating excessive?

dn't occur, it just means that they were not recorded by the Evangelists and must be treated with a grain of salt. There were also a few minor departures from historical fact in the movie involving th ...

(6 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Their Concerns Will Be Our Cause-An overview of Barack Obama up to March 10, 2009

However, much more common were the average working class men and women who took all he said with a grain of salt, which is more respectable than the alternative.Not a bad title: "It is time for Ameri ...

(7 pages) 102 0 4.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science