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Humanities 2016, 5(1), 10;

The Painting on the Wall

Isabelle Kaplan Center for Languages and Cultures, Bennington College, One College Drive, Bennington, VT 05201, USA
Academic Editor: Patricia Emison
Received: 30 October 2015 / Revised: 31 December 2015 / Accepted: 18 January 2016 / Published: 22 January 2016
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This personal essay describes what influenced my development as a creative writer, in my childhood and adolescence. It delineates the effect on my imagination of family story-telling and of images—paintings and prints. I grew up in Italy, where I spent the first thirty years of my life. View Full-Text
Keywords: paintings; images; Italy; short story; influence; story telling paintings; images; Italy; short story; influence; story telling
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