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  • African American Women And Music - 1,702 words
    African American Women and Music The purpose of this report was for me to research and explore the connection between African American women and music. Since prior to the slave decades, music has been an integral part of African American society, and served as a form of social, economic, and emotional support in African American communities in the past and present. This paper will cover three different types of secular music that emerged during the slave days, through the civil war, reconstruction, and depression periods. They are blues, jazz, and gospel music. Each of these forms of music are still in existence today. In addition to exploring the history of each of these genres of music, th ...
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  • Amphitryon By Plautus - 934 words
    Amphitryon By Plautus The play Amphitryon, by Plautus, revolves around a small circle of characters. The major roles in the play are those of Amphitryon, Jove, and Alcamena. Two slightly lesser roles, though of equal importance, are those of Mercury and Sosia. These two characters act as main intermediaries for their masters. This is one of the similarities I found in their roles. However, I also found many differences in these two characters. I believe the roles of Mercury and Sosia to both be important ones, with similarities as well as differences, which can be clearly seen in their relationships with their masters, the audience, and Alcamena as well. I think that both Sosia and Mercury r ...
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  • August Wilsons Fences - 1,827 words
    August Wilsons Fences It is easy to make the case that August Wilson's play Fences is a tragedy and that Troy Maxson is its tragic protagonist. Few comedies end with a funeral, and there is no denying that Troy's character and life are the stuff of tragedy. But Wilson's vision is much larger than Troy's heroic side, his deeds and omissions. Troy, for all his strengths, is flawed humanity in need of grace and forgiveness. Such grace and forgiveness are the spirit of true comedy, and a case can be made for viewing Fences as a comedy or, perhaps, a metacomedy. The term is taken from Christopher Isherwood, who took it from Gerald Heard: I think the full horror of life must be depicted, but in th ...
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  • Aushwitz Diary - 1,224 words
    Aushwitz Diary July 29, 1932 I went to a campaign speech I and heard Adolf Hitler campaigning for dictatorship for Germany. He was saying that his opponents say the National Socialists are not German at all, because they refuse to work with other political parties. I think every one should work together, I hope he doesn't win. I don't care for his ideas. December 25, 1932 Momma and Aunt Mildred made the best Christmas diner ever. I got a new suit from Papa and Mama. March 8, 1933 Hitler became the Dictator of Germany. It is a sad day for Jews, some of our friends and neighbors have been leaving to other countries, they say Germany will be ruined under Hitler's rule. Papa says things will not ...
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  • Cold Sassy Tree - 1,003 words
    Cold Sassy Tree Olive Ann Burns, who was born in Banks County, Georgia, in 1924, wrote Cold Sassy Tree. Burns collected all the stories of her father and his grandfather, a store owner in Commerce, which were a model for Cold Sassy. She wrote the sequel to this novel before dying in 1990. Characters Will Tweedy was the main character who retold the story eight years later. He was a young fourteen year-old boy at the beginning of the book. Will loved fishing, camping, driving, and spending time with friends. He also was a great story-teller telling true and fictional tales. He demonstrated his independence when he wished to go to college and become a successful farmer while his grandfather wa ...
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  • Describe A Person Who Has Significantly Effected You - 596 words
    Describe a Person Who has Significantly Effected You I shudder at the sight of it. I'd rather see them steal that salad than throw it away," my father bellows in consternation after witnessing the closing rituals at Wendy's. "Pa, they do it so they can serve fresh food tomorrow," I defend the fast food employees' actions. Despite our past four and a half years in "the Land of Plenty," my father clings to his frugality and tremendous respect for food, acquired by necessity throughout his life in the Soviet Union. The sharp contrast between my Americanized perspective and old views and habits retained by my father makes such debates a common occurrence. Besides performing all the prescribed fu ...
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  • Describe A Person Who Has Significantly Influenced - 598 words
    Describe A Person who has significantly Influenced University of Washington "I shudder at the sight of it. I'd rather see them steal that salad than throw it away," my father bellows in consternation after witnessing the closing rituals at Wendy's. "Pa, they do it so they can serve fresh food tomorrow," I defend the fast food employees' actions. Despite our past four and a half years in "the Land of Plenty," my father clings to his frugality and tremendous respect for food, acquired by necessity throughout his life in the Soviet Union. The sharp contrast between my Americanized perspective and old views and habits retained by my father makes such debates a common occurrence. Besides performi ...
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  • Describe A Person Who Has Significantly Influenced - 598 words
    Describe A Person who has significantly Influenced University of Washington "I shudder at the sight of it. I'd rather see them steal that salad than throw it away," my father bellows in consternation after witnessing the closing rituals at Wendy's. "Pa, they do it so they can serve fresh food tomorrow," I defend the fast food employees' actions. Despite our past four and a half years in "the Land of Plenty," my father clings to his frugality and tremendous respect for food, acquired by necessity throughout his life in the Soviet Union. The sharp contrast between my Americanized perspective and old views and habits retained by my father makes such debates a common occurrence. Besides performi ...
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  • Describe A Person Who Has Significantly Influenced - 598 words
    Describe A Person who has significantly Influenced University of Washington "I shudder at the sight of it. I'd rather see them steal that salad than throw it away," my father bellows in consternation after witnessing the closing rituals at Wendy's. "Pa, they do it so they can serve fresh food tomorrow," I defend the fast food employees' actions. Despite our past four and a half years in "the Land of Plenty," my father clings to his frugality and tremendous respect for food, acquired by necessity throughout his life in the Soviet Union. The sharp contrast between my Americanized perspective and old views and habits retained by my father makes such debates a common occurrence. Besides performi ...
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  • Describe A Person Who Has Significantly Influenced - 598 words
    Describe A Person who has significantly Influenced University of Washington "I shudder at the sight of it. I'd rather see them steal that salad than throw it away," my father bellows in consternation after witnessing the closing rituals at Wendy's. "Pa, they do it so they can serve fresh food tomorrow," I defend the fast food employees' actions. Despite our past four and a half years in "the Land of Plenty," my father clings to his frugality and tremendous respect for food, acquired by necessity throughout his life in the Soviet Union. The sharp contrast between my Americanized perspective and old views and habits retained by my father makes such debates a common occurrence. Besides performi ...
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  • Describe A Person Who Has Significantly Influenced You - 596 words
    Describe A Person who has significantly Influenced You "I shudder at the sight of it. I'd rather see them steal that salad than throw it away," my father bellows in consternation after witnessing the closing rituals at Wendy's. "Pa, they do it so they can serve fresh food tomorrow," I defend the fast food employees' actions. Despite our past four and a half years in "the Land of Plenty," my father clings to his frugality and tremendous respect for food, acquired by necessity throughout his life in the Soviet Union. The sharp contrast between my Americanized perspective and old views and habits retained by my father makes such debates a common occurrence. Besides performing all the prescribed ...
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  • Doll House By Henrik Ibsen - 1,551 words
    Doll House By Henrik Ibsen Many of our choices and the things one does in a lifetime can be directly based on what society perceives to be proper. The choices one makes based on societys views, may sometimes have no logic to support them. These choices are sometimes chosen because society would look down upon the person making the"wrong" decision. The values and morals upheld by a society may directly affect how one acts. This is held true for the character Nora in Henrik Ibsens play "A Doll House". Nora is the 19th century middle class wife of Torvald Helmer. She is a woman who is devoted to her husband and family. Nora minds her husband Torvald as a child would a father, and Torvald in ret ...
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  • Dolls House By Henrik Ibsen - 408 words
    DollS House By Henrik Ibsen In a Doll's House, Henrik Ibsen reveals how society and authority hinders the development of individuality. By examining how Nora's father treated her, the way Nora's husband talked to her, a woman's social expectations, and the social status of women, Ibsen sets forth the image of a stiffed woman, trapped in an unhappy marriage. Nora's father treated her as if she was just a little play doll. He belittled her and treated Nora like a baby. Referencing to her father, Nora illustrates this by saying, " . . . He called me his little doll, and he played with me just the way I played with my dolls. Then I came to live in your house . . . I was passed from Papa's hands ...
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  • Eleven - 372 words
    Eleven The author Sandra Cisneros, captures the innocence and insecurity of a teennageer named Rachel, that experiences a mixed of emotions during scholl when she calls girls in her class ''stupid.'' The diction as we can see is very normal for the audience to understand, because the main character is only eleven years old. The content of the essay is composed of simple language that charaterized Rachel, as a normal teenager that is going through transitions by growing up. One of the major reasons for easy interpretation and connection is done by the effective use of syntax, and tone. The reader can comprehend the estate of mind and the athsmosphere that Rachael was involved, because Cisnero ...
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  • Ernest Hemingway Stories About Men - 1,099 words
    Ernest Hemingway Stories About Men All people of this world are different in some way or another. This is a fact. No two people are alike, nor do any beings on this earth contain the same exact physical features, but in this, personality traits are shared. Many desire to succeed, to encounter love and emotion, and feed their cravings of hunger, sex, and dignity. That is why man is man. No matter how demeaning or wounded they may be, man craves to come out as the winner. In the A Clean, Well-Lighted Place, A Days Wait, and In Another Country, the author Ernest Hemingway illustrates his characters with troubles of mental and physical behaviors. In parallel, all these characters share one unive ...
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  • Ernest Hemingway The Man And His Work - 1,182 words
    ... A key to understanding Hemingway can be found in the characters of his heroes and in their beliefs. The leading character appears in various roles in the many novels and short stories, although he is always the same type. Whether an ordinary soldier, smuggler or gambler, black man or journalist - he is a man scarred by experience. He has always been seriously wounded physically or mentally, either during war, in the sports ring, during his childhood or in the fight for existence. At some time or another something terrible has happened to him, and the memory constantly haunts him. However strong and tough he seems, he is centrally a sick man. He must prove himself to himself: his strength ...
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  • Esperanza - 819 words
    Esperanza And Saint Benedictine When reading both The House on Mango Street, and The Rule of St. Benedict in English, one notices a common writing style that both works share. In both works, information is being narrated to the reader on a personal level. Stories or rules are told to the reader as if the reader is to follow or participate. The House on Mango Street is the story of a young woman named Esperanza Cordero. Esperanza lives in the Latino part of Chicago and struggles in accepting the life that she is being raised into. She sees that she has an inadequate house and she does not want to stay there all of her life. Esperanza wants to succeed past the low expectations that her world h ...
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  • Eva Peron - 1,576 words
    Eva Peron En esta monografa comparo que hay una diferencia entre los cuentos politicos e historicos del cine y el musical de Evita y la historia de Maria Eva Peron de Argentina. En el pasado de Eva Peron es dificl de seperar la verdad de los sueos. Hay rumores que Eva haba tenido relacines sexuales con muchos hombres para obtener poder en el gobierno, para trabajar en un buen trabajo, y para ayudar a su esposo cuando el gobierno lo secuestro. Los pobres dicen que ella fue una santa, y que ella cur a mucha gente (40,000 cartas al Papa dicen esto). Los pobres de Argentina dicen que Eva Peron es una santa. Cuando ella estaba viva se recibia a los pobres en la capital y les ayudaba con un bao y ...
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  • Father Peoms - 1,264 words
    Father Peoms Father Poems In examining the four father poems, I chose to talk about Breakings, Black Walnuts, and My Papa's Waltz. In each of the three poems the speaker reminisces about memories he has with his father that take place when the speaker was young. The three texts discuss the father's importance in the son's maturation. In the poem entitled My Papa's Waltz, the author is writing about a son and his father doing some sort of activity. Throughout the poem some negative sounding words are used to describe certain events in the poem. I happened to choose the positive side because of the ending. The poem reflects a positive feeling at the end, Then waltzed me off to bed / still clin ...
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  • Father Poems - 1,259 words
    Father Poems In examining the four father poems, I chose to talk about "Breakings", "Black Walnuts", and "My Papa's Waltz". In each of the three poems the speaker reminisces about memories he has with his father that take place when the speaker was young. The three texts discuss the father's importance in the son's maturation. In the poem entitled "My Papa's Waltz," the author is writing about a son and his father doing some sort of activity. Throughout the poem some negative sounding words are used to describe certain events in the poem. I happened to choose the positive side because of the ending. The poem reflects a positive feeling at the end, "Then waltzed me off to bed / still clinging ...
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