No one sacrificed more for freedom than Juan Seguin.
A member of a prominent family, Juan Seguin rose to the call of independence early and served throughout the revolution. Juan and his friend... More > Pablo Gomez would live through one of the most exciting periods of history, traveling through places that would become legends. Follow their journey from the desperate escape from the Alamo to get reinforcements for Travis’ beleaguered garrison to the final battle of San Jacinto, where they rode with Sam Houston as Texas won its independence.< Less
Don Juan is a long, digressive satiric poem by Lord Byron, based on the legend of Don Juan, which Byron reverses, portraying Juan not as a womaniser but someone easily seduced by women. It is a... More > variation on the epic form. Don Juan has a humorous, satirical bent. Modern critics generally consider it to be Byron's masterpiece. Byron utilized a variety of narrative perspectives to comment on a wide range of concerns, including liberty, tyranny, war, love, sexuality, hypocrisy, and the mores of high society. The poet's ironic observations and brutally candid portrayal of human weaknesses garnered widespread condemnation from his contemporaries, who subjected Don Juan and its author to an unforgiving and almost relentless campaign of personal slander and critical abuse. Today, however, critics regard Byron's complex, profoundly skeptical yet often humorous work as a remarkable anticipation of both the mood and thematic occupations of modern literature.< Less
Based on the legend of Don Juan, is a satiric poem which Byron reverses, portraying Juan not as a womanizer but as someone easily seduced by women. Byron called it an Epic Satire, it is considered... More > his masterpiece, with a total of over sixteen thousand individual lines of verse.< Less
Byron’s exuberant masterpiece tells of the adventures of Don Juan, beginning with his illicit love affair at the age of sixteen in his native Spain and his subsequent exile to Italy. Following... More > a dramatic shipwreck, his exploits take him to Greece, where he is sold as a slave, and to Russia, where he becomes a favorite of the Empress Catherine who sends him on to England. Written in ottava rima stanza form, Byron’s Don Juan blends high drama with earthy humor, outrageous satire of his contemporaries, and sharp mockery of Western societies, with England coming under particular attack.< Less
This is an art magazine done for my Computer Graphics course. I made most of the images, and I gave credit to the ones that were not made by me. I was given full permission and even have a contract... More > that has given me rights to these images.< Less