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Queen Elizabeth In America And A Vat Of Asses’ Milk

by | 3rd, May 2007

cleopatra-bath.jpeg HER Majesty the Queen in making her tour of the old American colonies. And she’s making news.

Quote : “You do not want to see Her Majesty breakdancing or bathing in a vat of asses’ milk.” William Feaver, referring to a new photograph of Queen Elizabeth II, in Time.

Figure of Speech : ecphrasis (EC-phra-sis), the figure of special effects. From the Greek, meaning “speak out.”

Annie Leibovitz ‘s portrait of the Queen sitting primly in a drawing room, fully clothed, is a departure from the photographer’s creative and often unflattering work.

British writer William Feaver thinks a traditional approach is a good idea when the Queen is your subject; but

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