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Famous Symbolism, Imagery & Wordplay
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We assume you saw this one coming. With the repetition of the word famous applied to unexpected situations, Nye shakes up our notions of fame, big time. In fact, we can almost think of the wor...
"Famous" is all about making us feel rather uncomfortable with our definition of fame. What better way to make us question everything we know than to give us a list of insignificant things that wou...
When we think about Fame—the condition of famousness, not the campy 80s movie loved by retro-hipsters everywhere—the last thing we think of is nature. Well, maybe forces of nature. But still, w...
Also known as closeness. More than 15 million people follow Shakira on Twitter. We think it is safe to say she is famous. (We also think she has an unfair advantage since she is bilingual and can r...
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