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    Shoe Horn Sonata Analysis

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    The relationship between both texts the shoe-horn sonata and home and away both share a similar distinctive visual features and the composers both have a purpose they are trying to distinguish. Both texts show how the characters endure war, symbolism is played as a main role in both these texts. It explores events associated with prisoners of war. Throughout the texts they show visual and language techniques. John Misto’s play and home and away both share a relationship when it comes to symbolisms. In shs the Shoe Horn is an important symbol in the play, this object represents larger ideas than it may seem, its symbolic meaning evolves through out the span of the play, it is a symbolism of friendship, family and love. It first appears is when they are in the sea and it represents the meaning to live by ‘tapping’ Sheila to keep her awake and afloat. Sheila gives the shoe horn up to the Japs to obtain quinine when Bridie is almost dying from a fever, the shoe horn plays the most important part in the play as it help with survival and built friendship. The shoe horn comes to represent the enduring nature of the women’s friendship and love. In home and away colors and drawings are main symbolisms through the book, at the start of the book meaning in conveyed through the use of colors. The use of blues and purples conveys a notion of calmness and peace…

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    The Shoe Horn Sonata is the play by John Misto, he is the australian creator of this play. In this play , John Misto represented distinctly visual techniques to display the experiences during World War II and also to describe the characters and situation that were created within the play. Also that represents the experiences shared by two women, Sheila and Bridie.The use of distinctively visuals give to the play and the film “ The Book Thief “ , the meaning of what is happening in the texts and…

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    The climax consists of four measures with basic harmonies in D-flat major before moving into the coda (Figure 3). The climax begins with a tonic triad in second inversion which leads to a vi then a I in first inversion before a ii minor seventh chord in first inversion gives way to the pinnacle harmony of the climax in mm. 60: a V chord with a suspended fourth that does not resolve until a measure and a half later giving us a V7 and resolves naturally to a I. During the Vsus4 harmony, there is a…

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    To believe and have faith is what is needed to overcome issues. Though sometimes having the will and determination to do this is a challenge in and of itself. ‘The Shoe-Horn Sonata’ captures how strong the faith of the women in World War 2 were. The shoehorn is a symbol of hope throughout the play, Misto uses it as a motif to symbolise hope and faith. From the first time it is mentioned the audience understand that it’s very important as it was a gift to Bridie from her father. Soon after, we…

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    distinctively visual qualities allow composers to effectively explore significant aspects of life and give responders an insight into human suffering and strength. John Misto successfully conveys this notion thoroughly in his play ‘The Shoe-Horn Sonata’ that demonstrates an emotional and physical response from its audience. Through the experiences of the main characters, Bridie and Sheila, Misto creates vivid and distinctive images of the suffering they endured and the strength they had to…

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    Distinctively visual images perceived in the mind of the reader and audience respectively as it will have a positive or negative affect upon their understanding of the text. John Mistos ‘The Shoe Horn Sonata’, leaves the audience vulnerable and open to their own personal perception and unconsciously make a judgement upon the text. His purpose for this play was to make Australians aware of the heroism of the nurses in the Fall of Singapore in WWII. He believed that it was disgraceful that, fifty…

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    Individuals introduced to new and challenging environments often adapt themselves and their relationships to ensure their survival. Arising one to being capable to make the decision to sacrifice their possessions for another's gain, however this results to the hinder of accepting the truth. John Minto's "The Shoe-Horn Sonata", demonstrates how the close bond between individuals, influences their decisions to assist another for the better good, while one must suffer. Similarly, Wilfred Owen's…

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    passion I put in every aspect of my life, especially teaching. "It is obvious that we can no more explain a passion to a person who has never experienced it than we can explain light to the blind," stated by T.S. Elliot. Everything I do, I do with purpose. I put my whole heart into it. Anything with my name on, I do to the best of my ability. Color guard, marching band, student council, knight mentors, YMCA Teen on Board, French horn player, track & field and cadet guard are all…

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    The Boston Symphony Orchestra performs Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky with Seiji Ozawa conducting and Egveny Kissin as the piano soloist. The instruments called for in this piece of music are two flutes, two oboes, two clarinets in B-flat, two bassoons, four horns in F, two trumpets in F, three trombones (two tenor, one bass), timpani, solo piano, and strings. MOVEMENT 1 EXPOSITION 1:04—2:00 French horns are forte for three notes, then what sounds like…

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    French Horn Evolution

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    Introduction The modern French horn has seen numerous developmental stages over centuries of evolution. Each stage of the development of the French horn expanded the musical potential of the instrument and provided composers with the opportunities to experiment with new musical possibilities. As the technologies of the horn expanded, becoming more complex and sophisticated, compositions for the French horn followed suit. The research question that this discussion focuses around is "How have…

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