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Ethel Reed

Ethel Reed was an American graphic artist who achieved international acclaim for her illustrative Art Nouveau style design work in the 1890’s. She was born on March 13, 1874, in the city of Newburyport, Massachusetts, though she and her mother would move to Boston in the year 1890. Her father, Edward Eugene Reed, would not…

The American Flag Stars and Stripes

For this assignment, the trope I have chosen to discuss is the “American flag/ Stars and Stripes” motif. The symbol of the American flag certainly carries a lot of baggage with it, considering both the roles that the nation currently plays and has historically played in global affairs, as well as the near-constant political turmoil…