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Friendship in William Shakespeares Timon of Athens
Friendship in William Shakespeare's Timon of Athens
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... of friendship in William Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens in relation to ideas of friendship in the Renaissance Introduction The Life of Timon of Athens, one of the most obscure and difficult works by William Shakespeare, celebrates the ideas of friendship in the Renaissance. Interestingly, this play is regarded as an unfinished and imperfect one by the Shakespearean critics and there are questions challenging Shakespeare’s sole authorship of the play. However, the play The Life of Timon of Athens, which spans various dramatic genres, has been celebrated for its discussion of the Renaissance concept of art, of ancient Greece, of misogyny, and more importantly, of friendship and homo-sociality. In the...
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Pre-Raphaelite Women and the Search for Meaning in the Work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti: Jane Morris and The Myth of Proserpine
Pre-Raphaelite Women and the Search for Meaning in the Work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti: Jane Morris and The Myth of Proserpine
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... Women and the Search for Meaning in the Work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti: Jane Morris and The Myth of Proserpine Art, the overflow of unrestricted imagination is deeply influenced by an artist’s personal experiences and social characteristics of a particular era. Within this context, Pre-Raphaelite Movement in England can be considered as a revolutionary attempt by a group of British artists to revive and regain the glory of British art in particular and the world of art in general. At the same time, Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood can be considered as the protest against the materialistic outlook of the Victorian society and a conscious attempt to resist the influence of neo-classical principles on art....
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The Life/Biography of Saint Ambrose
The Life/Biography of Saint Ambrose
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... of Learning: The Life/Biography of Saint Ambrose Outline Life St. Ambrose was born at around 339 AD among two other brothers who were also saints; Saint Marcellina and saint Satyrus. Ambrose went ahead to study classics Greek, law and philosophy, as well as poetry. He became the Governor of Liguria and Emilia in 372 up until 374 when he was ordained as the bishop of Milan (Centre). 1.2 Bishop of Milan The death of the then bishop of Milan in 374 AD (Auxentius) an Arian, lead to violent conflicts over his succession. Due to public pressure as well as pressure from other priests and bishops he was chosen as the new bishop even as an unbaptized catechumen. 1.3 Ambrose and Arians Upon his election and...
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Ghana Letters
Ghana Letters
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... Ghana Exercise A. Letter Accra, 10 November Dear The time point at which I will have to leave my position in the school is quite near. Before that moment comes, I have decided to share with you certain events of my life. These events are related to our country’s political history and I thought that they would help you to understand the current status and the future needs of Ghana’s political system. It was the 5th of June 1949 when I had the visit of my cousin. She had been informed that a new political party was about to be established and interest existed for individuals that could support its ideas. The philosophy of this political party, as my cousin explained to me, was close to my ideas: indep...
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How use of Tone, Imagery & Form in Emily Dickersons poems help to represent her feelings about life & death
How use of Tone, Imagery & Form in Emily Dickersons poems help to represent her feelings about life & death
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... Life, and Emily Dickinson Having grown up in a life clouded over by death and sorrow, it comes as no surprise that the poems of Emily Dickinson would reflect many of her experiences of death and how she regarded life after she had had these experiences with death. Due to her witnessing many deaths throughout her life, such as her parents, close mentors, and friends, Dickinson’s perception of life began to change, and with it her ideas of death. In “Because I Could Not Stop for Death” and “I Felt a Funeral in My Brain,” Dickinson used tone, imagery, and form to reveal how she felt about death and life based on what she had learned from her personal history. What critics might interpret as depression, ...
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Understanding Heroines
Understanding Heroines
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... Understanding Heroines The role of women in movies has evolved through time depending on social, technological and demographic factors that influence the transition. As emphasized by Cote, “in the past, the main role of women in movies was to either act as a love interest for the leading actor or as a weak and frail "damsel in distress". While this role is still prominent in many movies today, the female character has begun to evolve into a stronger, more important role” (par. 1). In this regard, the objective of the essay is to choose three leading female characters from any three movies through 1942 that we have not viewed and discuss. Characters who cannot longer be understood the same way today...
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World literature Part 1
World literature Part 1
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... World Literature Part I Answers Match the terms in Column I with the s in ColumnII. parable - B. a story that teaches a moral or religious lesson about life theme - D. a story’s central insight about life tone - F. the writer’s attitude toward the subject speaker of a poem - G. the voice talking to readers foreshadowing - E. a hint about what may happen later flashback - A. a scene that interrupts the present action of the plot to tell what happened at an earlier time imagery - H. language that appeals to the senses archetype - C. a model repeated across time and cultures (2) Which of the following is true of Zen parables? Zen parables are deceptively simple and contain profound t...
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Case Study on Psalm 121
Case Study on Psalm 121
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... God’s Protection in Psalm 121 Psalm 121 speaks of a positive relationship between God and a pilgrim who has experienced problems in life. Specifically, it reveals of the assurance that God gives someone who has suffered much in life. Psalm 121 is, according to Martin Luther himself, a psalm of comfort1, statement of assurance that God will always protect from harm anyone who makes a journey across life. Historical Analysis Psalm 121 was perhaps written during the post-exilic period as a part of a large collection of psalms known as the Psalms of Ascent or the “hymns of the stairs”2, which includes Psalms 120 to 134. These psalms could also have been written during the days of Hezekiah when the Assyri...
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Comparing paper
Comparing paper
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... On Sikhism, Judaism & Christianity Webster defines religion ‘as an organized system of beliefs, ceremonies and rules used to worship a god of group of gods.’ There are numerous religions and spiritual traditions in the world and many of these religions have both commonalities as well as differences. This paper presents a comparison between three religions, namely, Sikhism, Judaism and Christianity. The founder of Sikhism was Guru Nanak Dev, and the founders of Judaism and Christianity are Abraham and Jesus Christ, respectively. All the three religions believe in God. As per Sikhism, there is one God and they believe in the teachings of Sikh Gurus. God is linked or merged with the Gurus and Gurus...
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Beethoven
Beethoven
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... Beethoven Introduction Broadly accredited for being one of the most essential symphonic compositions in western songs, Ludwig van Beethoven’s third symphony is simply a masterpiece. Beethoven’s semi-programmatic name, “Eroica,” the intense size, exceptional formal organization, as well as developmental history of the composition, all together, opened up too many variables to permit a remarkable analytical approach to the composition, which is mutually settled upon by the musical community reasonable, as supported by over 200 years of serious attempts to do precisely that. This essay will specifically look at Movement 1 that was done by two orchestras. The two orchestras are the Baltimore Chamber...
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Literature
Literature
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... of the Western World Iliad is an epic which deals with legendary events that were believed to have occurred centuries before it was written. The epic is set in the final year of the Trojan War forming the background of its central plot, the story of the wrath of the Greek hero Achilles. Achilles withdrew from the war against the Trojans because he felt that he has been insulted by the leader of the Greek forces. Homer, is the famous author of the equally famous epics Iliad and Odyssey. Both are said to be the two major epics of Greek antiquity. Nothing much is known about Homer as an individual for he is mostly known for Iliad and Odyssey as well as his writing style. When the Greeks became...
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California Culture
California Culture
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... Culture “Gidget” by Frederick Kohner and “Tales of the City” by Armistead Maupin are dedicated to different layers of Californian sub-culture. This is a distinctive and influential part of the US cultural map, that’s why it is worth of being examined. Social and cultural trends, readers have identified in the novels, are both general and peculiar. Frances Lawrence lives at the end of impetuous 1950th and Mary Ann Singleton comes to San Francisco in the middle of 1970th. Although both heroines dwell in different parts of California, it allows following development and dynamics of local sub-culture. Surrounding of Frances (Gidget) and Mary Ann varies and it has impacted their psycho...
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Essense of Music
Essense of Music
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... ESSENCE OF MUSIC Introduction The first video is en d “Labor History: Bread and Roses.” The song is linked to the textile industrial action in Lawrence, Massachusetts between January to March in the year 1912, often referred to as the "Bread and Roses strike." The industrial action, which involved mass unison from dozens of immigrants under the autocracy and dictatorship of the Industrial Workers of the World, was largely encompassed of women ring leaders. The emotional setup and the rhythmic sad tone in the song affirms the oppressions the strikers. This historical strike was crafted by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and was largely voiced by immigrant women. A quick probe to the...
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Religion in Donnes Death Be Not Proud
Religion in Donnes Death Be Not Proud
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... in Donne’s Death Be Not Proud “Death Be Not Proud” is a ic metaphysical poem composed by John Donne in 17th century England. This poemtreats with eschatological themes since the perspective of the speaker is mainly religious. The biology of man dictates that he has to die. Man, only composed of flesh and blood, eventually disintegrates to dust. The physical decomposition of man emphasizes his frailty and fallen nature. In the many interpretations of death, Donne puts forward his beliefs on life, death and human suffering. Cognizant of his mortal constitution, Donne still rebuffs death as a being that is overcome by the bright prospects of the afterlife. The Reformation movement deeply casts an...
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Things Fall Apart (Okonkwo
Things Fall Apart (Okonkwo
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... fall Apart Introduction Things Fall Apart, ed by Chinua Achebe, is an African prose that narrates the transition from a pre-colonial era to the colonial era. The novel addresses the crisis of African cultural collapse during the colonial rule. It concerns the traditional Igbo life prior to the advent of the missionaries and colonial government and the reaction of the Igbo people to the new order imposed by the missionaries and the colonial government. Okonkwo, the principal character, inability to accept the new order, in the face of the already collapsed Igbo culture brought him down. Nwoye, Okonkwo’s oldest son, was a major character that accepted and embraced the new order to the disappointment...
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Mormon Church
Mormon Church
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... For this assignment I attended two services at a Mormon church. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is most commonly known as the Mormon Church. The name comes from an ancient prophet that made a record of a civilization that lived in the Americas hundreds of years before Jesus lived on earth. According to this prophet, Jesus eventually visited people in the Americas after his death in Jerusalem. The Book of Mormon is a collection of the writings of the prophets from the American continent. After Jesus visited these people, they wrote about their history and hid their stories in the ground. In the 1800’s a man named Joseph Smith was told to dig up these records and to translate them....
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The Gospel of John
The Gospel of John
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... The Gospel of John Gospel of John The Gospel of John is often referred to as the fourth gospel whereby John, a disciple of Jesus, wrote an account of the public life of Jesus. It begins with the introduction of Jesus by John the Baptist, and ends with His death and burial (Coloe M. , 2001). His resurrection and appearance to the disciples are also documented here. John is the third in the Bible in the order of Matthew, Mark, June and Luke. The following is the narrative summary of the book of John about important happenings in the life of Jesus. “Hymn to the Word” is a section meant to look at Jesus as the logos of God, and His eternal Word. John acknowledges that Jesus is above all divine creatures ...
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British Invasion
British Invasion
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... The British Invasion The British Invasion is a term that is used to describe the flow of rock-n-roll performers from Great Britain to the USA, who became very popular there and started a great wave of popularization of the rock music. The peak of the British Invasion was in 1964-1966. It is interesting that the roots of this phenomenon are grounded in the USA with the explosion of the rock and roll music in America in 1955. Inspired and amazed by the new style of music and the success of the rock singers and bands, such as Elvis Presley, Bill Haley, the Comets and others, British teenagers started forming their own bands trying to copy their American idols. They did not only copy their music style,...
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Research Paper
Research Paper
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... Music Pablo Casals Pablo Casals was a composer born in 1876 to his father Carles Casals and mother Pilar Defillo de Casals, who lived at El Vendrell, Catalonia, Spain. His father was a parish organist and choirmaster; in fact, Pablo was instructed by his father while learning to play piano, violin, organ and composing songs during his early age (Avsharian, 1). Nevertheless, this father was a stringent disciplinarian; for instance, Pablo learned piano as his father pulled it out from the wall, thereby having him and his brother stand behind their father as they name the note and scales that his father played. Apparently, Pablo Casals at his age of six, he was able to play various musical instruments...
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MEN VERSUS WOMEN SPORTS COVERAGE AND POPULARITY
MEN VERSUS WOMEN SPORTS COVERAGE AND POPULARITY
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... Men versus women sports coverage and popularity Men verses women sports coverage in the recent past has been gaining roots all over the world. This is because various games have resolved to consider gender based equality where both sexes are allowed to take part in the games. Various studies indicate a more likely situation where the coverage on men’s Olympic events will increase as opposed to the women in sports due the minimal clothing status experienced in the women Olympics. The Vancouver Olympics for example men received almost whole day prime-time coverage. This was about 13hours higher in comparison to the women’s coverage. Men in most cases tend to perform extremely well in various games....
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Thinking Religion
Thinking Religion
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... Thinking Religion [Assignment Number] [Section Number] Thinking Religion Introduction Christianity is comprised of many different schools of thought or “denominations”. This means that these churches subscribe to a different set of guidelines. While all Christians believe in and practice infant baptism, the “Baptists” differ in that they believe that baptism is only legitimate when the person understands religion and becomes a believer of choice and conviction. This paper answers some relevant questions about misconceptions people and I had about Baptists. Misconceptions about Baptists Like every person who is not a Baptist, I too had certain misconceptions about Baptists. These misconceptions came...
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Odysseus on Calypsos Island
Odysseus on Calypsos Island
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... on Calypso’s Island Homer’s Odysseus is one of the most outstanding characters among epic heroes due to his contradictory and complicated personality. He differs much from other famous epic heroes, usually conducted by one idea. Their life is devoted to one goal and they play the role of presentation of this idea or fulfilling the mission that they are destined to. The character of Odysseus, as the main hero of the famous story, is revealed through the scope of various situations, his personality is shown in the process of its development and one of the episodes important for understanding and estimating the changes that occurred deep inside of his soul, is the episode that describes the life of...
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Character and Narrative Function of Nicodemus
Character and Narrative Function of Nicodemus
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... Day Level The Nature and Analysis of John 3 16 Dialogue Character and Narrative Function of Nicodemus This dialogue starts with "Word of God". This is "Grace and Truth" as well. In this dramatic encounter, Jesus is knowledge and Necodemus is the one running away from REAL virtue, truth and wisdom. Knowledge does not change for it is the ultimate reality. It is this fulsome Word of God that launches man or, as it were, Nicodemus into this world which is replete with miracles occurring every moment of existence. The mundane quagmire from birth to death is like an Ariadnae's Thread. The more you try coming out of its web, the more you find yourself entangled into its net!1 Nicodemus is a leader fastened...
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Social Solidarity through Pop Music
Social Solidarity through Pop Music
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... Seeking Collective Consciousness Through Pop Music Culture has the power to separate us, or it can exert the power to bring us closer together. High school athletics can promote a feeling of belonging to their school and create a unifying force among the students. Major League Baseball, America's pastime, will find New York residents solidly behind the New York Yankees, while Los Angeles residents experience a spiritual revival as they cheer for the LA Dodgers. Each of these supporters feels that their team is sacred. It gives them solidarity and a feeling of belonging to a special group. The music of the 1960s is another cultural event that people gravitate towards and worship. It brings the...
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Hinduism and Christianity: An Experience and a Comparison
Hinduism and Christianity: An Experience and a Comparison
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... Hinduism and Christianity: An Experience and a Comparison Hinduism and Christianity: An Experience and a Comparison Introduction Religion is important. Humans have an innate desire to connect with the spiritual. We have a need to feel connected to something greater than ourselves. We desperately want to know that there is a purpose and meaning to our life. Religion helps to fulfill all of these needs. This is the reason why so few people in the world refuse to at least consider the existence of a spiritual being. While there are countless of belief systems existent in the world today, it is commonly considered that there are five major religions present in society today. Hinduism, Christianity,...
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Music & the Liturgy Paper
Music & the Liturgy Paper
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... and the Liturgy: An analysis and comparison of the liturgical setting and use of the chant in the Stabat Mater (Dolorosa) by Palestrina, Part and Penderecki’s St. Luke’s Passion. The history of sacred music is a long one, and there have been many transformations through the ages which have reflected the developing theological views and the changing musical tastes of each successive generation. A core element which has changed little in over two thousand years has been the biblical texts which were put to music both as simple chants used as devotional listening pieces and integrated within the liturgy, and as more elaborate hymns, choruses and longer pieces which were reserved for special occasions....
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Sibelius symphony no.7
Sibelius symphony no.7
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... Symphony No.7 History of Jean Sibelius Symphony No. 7 was a final publication of Jean Sibelius in the year 1924. The man Jean Sibelius takes credit for his contribution in the formation of the Finnish national identity. Like the famous Beethoven, Sibelius used other works to develop his own style of composition. The distinctive form of his style is his set of seven symphonies, which is still popular in the music world. His developed works continue to gain recognition for recording and performance in concerts all over the world. His other best performance on top of the symphony No. 7 includes Finlandia, Valse triste, and The Swan of Tuonela. Additionally other works inspired by the Finnish culture...
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Christmas carols
Christmas carols
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... CAROLS Introduction Christmas is a tradition practiced all over the world annually by Christians on 25 December of every year. A Christmas celebration is not complete without playing and singing of Christmas carols, in fact, Christmas carols hold a special place in the Christmas celebrations, as they announce the onset of the Christmas celebration, the Christmas Eve and the real Christmas day. Thus, people start playing Christmas carols as early as 20-10 days before the Christmas day. On Christmas day, Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ whom they believe is their savior. The word carol means dancing to something in a circular manner, and it originated from the Latin word ‘carula’ and...
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Contesting Kurt Cobain`s Suicide: An Unwinnable Fight
Contesting Kurt Cobain`s Suicide: An Unwinnable Fight
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... Contesting Kurt Cobain’s Suicide: An Unwinnable Fight Introduction Since the 8th ofApril, when the body of Kurt Cobain was discovered, the media attention has progressed from the drug addicted rock star with a gun on his head to the mourners: the huge number of supporters who purchased Nirvana’s album. The music industry has proclaimed suicide an ‘unexpected scandal,’ as though the reality that suicide is one of the most common killers of young adults is an unusual phenomenon (Martin 2005). There were ample precursors to Kurt’s ultimate deed to render his suicide practically a letdown. He declared he would not reach 30, and he killed himself at the age of 27; he would overdose repeatedly, and...
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Book Report on Playing the Enemy by John Carlin
Book Report on Playing the Enemy by John Carlin
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... report on "Playing the Enemy" by John Carlin The book ‘Playing the Enemy’, written by a half-Spanish, half-British bilinguist, is a gripping story about how one individual was able to bring a significant amount of unity to a nation suffering the great lashes of racism, and he does this by means of a rugby game. Nelson Mandela is his name; he was the then black president of the great nation of South Africa. A full reading of the book will reveal that, Carlin did not spend much time elaborating the early life of this famous man, rather, he dived into those precious moments of his career that he believes initiated that great chain reaction that would eventually bring a significant level of unity among...
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The History Of Jazz Music
The History Of Jazz Music
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... paper delves into the origin of jazz music, and its formation over the years. It examines various influences that were instrumental in its formation. It also takes into account the various phases that marked its development and musicians who popularized the genre. The roots of Jazz, popularly known as America's classical music, can be traced towards the turn of the 20th century in New Orleans. Though there is no documentation to prove it, it is believed that jazz came about just after the Ragtime era (Jazz.about.com). The genre is said to have taken roots in New Orleans because of its port, which was one of the important terminals in the New World. This port not only facilitated trade and commerce ...
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Frustation
Frustation
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... expression that life is a lottery is deeply rooted in the belief that life is a gamble and with that goes love. We are guided by choices but we can never dismiss the fact that there are just times when there has to be some form of luck in it. We always want what we cannot have. And what we have is never enough. This is the constant longing that we have. The yearning for something more and something better because as Robert Frost says in ‘Mending Wall,’ “the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.” There shows an apparent parallelism in the poems of Charles Baudelaire in ‘Le Fleurs Du Mal’ (The Flowers of Evil) and Fyodor Dostoevsky’s ‘The Gambler’ in how the persona of the poems and ...
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Young Goodman Brown: Irony, Madness and Symbolism
Young Goodman Brown: Irony, Madness and Symbolism
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... “Young Goodman Brown Irony, Madness and Symbolism. Nathaniel Hawthorne’s short story en d “Young Goodman Brown” is based on half-fantasy and half-reality. It is a tale of morality wherein an important decision has to be made between the good and the evil. The main character in this story known as Young Goodman Brown is trapped between his outward religious lifestyle and values and his desire to show the evil side in his soul. A dream-like quality spread throughout the entire story which makes the readers left wondering whether or not the main character of the story has decided to follow his evil instincts or drew back at the last minute. Whatever is the readers’ interpretation, the author leaves no...
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Jorge Luis Borges and hes great love for Argentina
Jorge Luis Borges and hes great love for Argentina
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... Jorge Luis Borges and his great love for Argentina Jorge Luis Borges is one of the pioneers of Argentinean literature, who, through his influential writings and inimitable style, has managed to create a new genre in literature. As Alberto Julian Perez writes in the Dictionary of Literary Biography, Borges was a man who had the unique ability to combine “literary and extraliterary genres in order to create a dynamic, electric genre.” (“Jorge Luis Borges”) This ability of the Argentine author, however, proved pivotal not only for Argentina’s literature scene, but also had significant impact on world literature, specifically on that of America. The brilliance of Jorge Luis Borges the author came into...
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Analyze a story
Analyze a story
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... “Young Goodman Brown Conflict between Good and Evil. Nathaniel Hawthorne’s short story, “Young Goodman Brown,” tells the story of a young man who sets out on a journey into the forest at night, leaving behind his newly married wife. He meets with the devil and witnesses a gathering of evil minded people in the forest. There is a dark, dream-like quality to the events of the night and the reader is not sure whether the narration is only imaginary or the description of a real experience. The next morning, the young man returns home a changed man. “Young Goodman Brown” deals with the theme of good and evil. Hawthorne intends to show the reader the struggle between good and evil which goes on in every...
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Johnny Cashs American Recordings by Tony Tost
Johnny Cash's American Recordings by Tony Tost
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... Introduction For most of his career as an artists and a performer, Johnny Cash was characterized by simultaneous existence of and beyond his time. As a rocker on the Sun Recorder roster in the 50s, John participated and influenced the much adored musical revolution of the 20th Century. Throughout his errors, Johnny Cash grew increasingly larger than life, half-myth, in pursuit to something older, greater; something set in black stone (Tost, 16). Tost irradiates the ways in which American Recordings is characterized by crossroads where cultural, spiritual and mythic archetypes conjoins in the figure of The Man in Black (Tost, 31). Having noted that, the main objective of this paper therefore is to...
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Thinking Religion
Thinking Religion
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... Religion Introduction Christianity is comprised of many different schools of thought or “denominations”. This means that these churches subscribe to a different set of guidelines. While all Christians believe in and practice infant baptism, the “Baptists” differ in that they believe that baptism is only legitimate when the person understands religion and becomes a believer of choice and conviction. This paper answers some relevant questions about misconceptions people and I had about Baptists. Misconceptions about Baptists Like every person who is not a Baptist, I too had certain misconceptions about Baptists. These misconceptions came about in discussions with practicing Baptists. What I thought ...
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Religion and Healing
Religion and Healing
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... Religion and Healing in Health Care Today, arguments on religious healing would be in the context of the modern biomedicine. For example, there have been arguments against the scientific biomedicine in that its aggressive treatments cause bodily imbalance; it neglects the human mental condition and only deals with the physical; and it leads to iatrogenic diseases. Religious healing causes a healing of the person as a whole as opposed to physical healing only and some people have even abandoned the medical doctors in search for religious healers. In this paper, a critical analysis of three religions would be conducted so as to identify the practices involved in comparison to common practice and...
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Using any three of the following, revise your previous essay with consideration of these conversations about the text. The revised essay should be 4-5 pages double spaced, size 12, Times New Roman font. You must account for all three works and have a comp
Using any three of the following, revise your previous essay with consideration of these conversations about the text. The revised essay should be 4-5 pages double spaced, size 12, Times New Roman font. You must account for all three works and have a comp
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... Revision In the poem “A Wreath”, George Herbert examines and describes a wreath, which is commonly known as an intertwined circle of flowers. This essay aims to analyze the literary elements of the poem, including the form or content, and the intended message which the author wants to relay to the readers by using literary elements (Casere 100). This poem is heavily toned with religious themes. There are a lot of things said writhing Christian Church. “When I die, not live/ Thou knows, Lord, the secrets of our hearts” (11-12). He solely is aware of all, and He only discerns the secrets of hearts and lives. And nevertheless the route we chose for our lives, it undoubtedly leads us to God the Almighty...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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... s the assignment was due Ralph Waldo Emerson Introduction Ralph Waldo Emerson was one of famousliterary figures of nineteenth century. Born on 25 May, 1803 in Boston, Massachusetts, Emerson grew up in a spiritual environment. Emerson was appointed as the junior pastor at Boston’s’ Second Church. But after the death of his first wife, Emerson differed from Church’s views on several issues. These differences led to his resignation and his inclination towards transcendentalism. He was influenced by transcendentalism to such an extent that he went on to lead the transcendentalist movement. His works include essays and poems which present his philosophical views about religion, society and culture....
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Aleister Crowley
Aleister Crowley
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... Aleister Crowley Dubbed by the British press as “the wickedest man in the world and the master of darkness”, yet ignored by Christians, Aleister Crowley is widely known for his absolute freedom philosophy of do what thou wilt (Open Culture 2). Born on October 12th1875 at 30 Clarendon Square in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England and named Edward Alexander, Crowley started showing signs of rebellion at a tender age. His father, Edward Crowley was a wealthy British business man, owning shares in the family brewing business. According to Aleister Crowley, his father was a trained engineer who never practiced the discipline. He retired early even before Aleister was born because of the business. ...
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Arguement essay ---education related( preferred differences between chinese and western education
Arguement essay ---education related( preferred differences between chinese and western education
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... Difference between Chinese and Western Systems of Education The term education originates from Latin word ""Educere"" which essentially signifies to lead forward or to bring up or to rise. It consequently indicates that education generally refers to a form of learning in which knowledge; abilities, values and propensities for an individual or a group of individuals are exchanged starting with one generation to the next. Education looks to impart great qualities in a man and draw out the best in every person (Adamson,et al.43 ). This simply implies that any type of experience that has a compelling impact on the way a person acts, thinks or feels may be considered as education. Education happens throu...
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Assignment II: Cultural Interactions Worksheet
Assignment II: Cultural Interactions Worksheet
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... Interactions Worksheet Most of the pieces of music taken from the following sites are mainly in the form of early Christian Church chants, which could be seen in Jewish and Byzantine religious incantations. This mostly consisted of a single melody devoid of any support or accompaniment. The salient feature of this type of music was it had a free tempo and a melodic sway dictated by the Latin liturgical texts. The belief is that Pope Gregory I (reigned 590-604) was the pioneer who codified them paving way to the universal usage all over the western Catholic Church. Although the reality of his contribution to this form of music is obscure it was called ‘Gregorian Chant.’ These chants became the most...
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Old Times by Harold Pinte. Conversational battles
Old Times by Harold Pinte. Conversational battles
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... Conversational battles Old Times is a play by Harold Pinter set in the year 1971. The play was meant to mark its producer, Peter Hall’s 40th birthday. The play’s main characters where Deely (Collins Blakely), Kate (Dorothy Tutin) and Anna (Vivien Merchant). Both the characters are in their forties. This work focuses on some communication strategies employed by the characters in the play. The characters employ different techniques to pass across their messages. There is a great use of flashback in the entire play. The play begins with Kate and Deely (married couples) discussing Anna, Kate’s old friend and roommate. Kate creates some humor by telling Deely that Anna once stole her underpants. The use...
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Summary and Insights on Selected Bible Passages
Summary and Insights on Selected Bible Passages
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... Summary and Insights on Selected Bible Passages (2 Sam 7, 11 & 12; Psalms 3, 32, 51,103 & 139) The Bible is said to be one of the greatest manuscripts ever written. It connects man with accurate history, reveals the nature of mankind and most importantly, it uncovers the pure truth about God. In fact, many have sacrificed their lives for it. In fact, many have sacrificed their lives for it. To give further enlightenment on this issue, this paper is expected to impart briefly to the readers simple guided explanations as to what these passages from the second book of Samuel (7, 11 &12) as well as Psalms Nos. 3, 32, 51, 103 and 139 mean at the same time relate their relevance to the development of the...
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Young Goodman Brown The Theme of Duplicity
Young Goodman Brown The Theme of Duplicity
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... Young Goodman Brown: The Theme of Dupli Young Goodman Brown is one of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s most renowned short stories. It is a telling narrative of the hypocrisy which underlay the rigid Puritanical code of seventeenth century New England society. Be it the protagonist’s dream, or a true incident in his life, one indisputable fact remains – it is an illustration of the confrontation between good and evil, which rages within the deepest soul of every man. The predominant theme of the story is duplicity. Hawthorne uses several devices, including imagery and suggestive names, to highlight the duplicity which distinguishes Goodman Brown, and the other characters in the narrative. Hawthorne employs v...
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Foreign Exchange Derivatives
Foreign Exchange Derivatives
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... Exchnge Derivtives Introduction The finncil derivtives mrket evolved rpidly in the 1980s in response to the deregultion of finncil mrkets nd finncil innovtion. Encompssing futures, options, currency swps, nd interest rte swps, this mrket hs grown to vlue of more thn $8 trillion in outstnding contrcts. While these finncil innovtions hve ssisted business enterprises in hedging risk, they hve lso creted conditions for heightened finncil frgility on n interntionl scle. The rpid growth of the derivtives mrket hs been ccompnied by lg in instituting regultory controls tht would limit the destbilizing impct of these new finncil innovtions. Since mny derivtives involve cross-border trding, the derivtives m...
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How Has Hooliganism (Spectator Violence) Permeated The World Of English Soccer
How Has Hooliganism (Spectator Violence) Permeated The World Of English Soccer
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... [Supervisors How Has Hooliganism (Spectator Violence) Permeated The World Of English Soccer Origin of Hooligan The origin of the name is doubtful, but it is known that it emerged in an 1898 London police description. One hypothesis has the given name coming from an Irish thug or hooligan from London named Patrick Hooligan; another has it coming from a street mob in Islington named "Hooley", a third origin comes from "Hooley" as an Irish word which means a uncultivated, spirited group (Giulanotti & Bonney, 1994, Pp 18-19). The sport of football (soccer usually called in the United States) has been connected with aggression ever since its foundation in 13th century England. Medieval football competiti...
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Mozart Effect
Mozart Effect
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... EFFECT The Mozart effect is a term suggested by Alferd A.Tomatis for the alleged increase in brain development that occurs in children when they listen to the music of Mozart. In the last some years, the interest for examining the important role of music in the education has been growing rapidly. The Mozart effect is the purported enhance in spatial-reasoning performance immediately. Originally it referred to the phenomenon of a brief enhancement of spatial- temporal abilities in college students after listening to a Mozart piano sonata The researchers working on Mozart effect found that after listening for 10 minutes mus...
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Detailed critical analysis of two or more of Gerard Manley Hopkinss terrible sonnets
Detailed critical analysis of two or more of Gerard Manley Hopkins's 'terrible sonnets'
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... Comfort In Hopkins’ poem called Carrion comfort, there is extensive use of parallelism, deviation and variation, to explain the pattern and the flow of the poem. Parallelism is the repetition of a sentence or a word in order to achieve a form of rhyme. For example, “ Not, I will not, carrion comfort…, not feast on…; Not untwist-slack…” by beginning with the word “Not” and then repeating it in the second line, Hopkins brings the information that is struggling and the repeated word strengthens this stand. The author establishes a tone of conflict and tension that runs throughout the poem. In parallelism, the arrangement gets coordinated with the thoughts to demonstrate the effect of the relationship...
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