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    dominant group tried to restrict the Carnival celebrations of the enslaved on the Caribbean islands in 1800 and early 1900 the lesser group fought back . For the purpose of this essay, Trinidad Carnival will be the focus of this discourse. The origin of Trinidad Carnival can be traced to the 18th century French extravagant masquerade balls…

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    plant vegetables and raise chicken that were sold in the village town. The slaves supplemented the master’s food allowance by planting vegetables and raising chickens. In the end, the slaves that obeyed the master tried hard to preserve a certain degree of pride. The house slaves in particularly, remained close to the master, to escape field work. The feast-days, Sunday holidays, extravagant masquerade balls at Christmas and before the Catholic Lenten season became the slaves escape from life…

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    Calypso Research Paper

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    Foundation of Calypso Calypso rhythms can be outlined back to the arrival of the first African slaves brought to work in the sugar plantations of Trinidad. Prohibited to talk to each other, the African slaves started to sing songs. They used Calypso, which can be found back to West African kaiso, as a means of communication and to mimic the slave masters. Colonized by the Spanish, Trinidad received large numbers of French immigrants, and they were ruled by the British later on. With this vast…

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    The Importance Of Carnival

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    Carnival is a celebration of different colors which converts into beautiful customs, calypso and steel pan music, different forms of dancing, foods, and Caribbean style arts that fascinates thousands of people from many different parts of the world. Trinidad and Tobago carnival is a once a year event with a combination of many different activities. The main purpose of the carnival is to reveal their culture and way of life by bringing everyone together. Trinidad and Tobago is a dual island,…

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    The Carnival of Venice (Carnevale di Venezia) is a magnificent celebration that takes place in Venice, Italy. This extraordinary parade occurs in the streets of Venice with the center of attention at the St. Mark’s Square and at times, there are additional events such as masquerade balls that take place in the ancient Venetian buildings (Bonadonna, 2017). Socially, this event contains individuals of all ages. Children gather together with their family members, friends and neighbors to celebrate…

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    Extended Response - Shakespeare INTRO William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream are plays that share similar ideologies and representations despite them being a tragedy and a comedy respectively. The similarities are predominantly that of the father daughter relationship, as well as love, marriage and rebellion. Romeo and Juliet is a story about star crossed lovers whose families are feuding, with a plot line that focuses on Juliet and her father Capulet. A Midsummer…

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    In the play Helen by Euripides the main character, Helen often finds herself in complicated situations. To get out of those situations, Helen believes that her only option is to manipulate, deceive, and lie to people. Helen’s main goal is to be reunited with her husband, Menelaos, in her homeland. Helen persuades characters to do things her way by manipulation, lies, and deception. Throughout Helen, the main character manipulates Teucros, Menelaos, and Theoclymenos using deception, persuasion,…

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    Vegenetian Masks

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    The venetian mask are known to be used during the venetian carnival in Venice Italy. It has been used use for centuries as a tradition that still carry out to this day.The mask back hen was manly use to hide people identity and social status during a party or gathering. But now the mask is being used for the carnival as a way to experience the culture of Venice. Not also the mask was used by the people but criminal as well, because one of the main thing the mask was meant for is hide their…

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    Earlier today St. Patrick's day celebrations began in London. While the holiday itself isn’t until Thursday, March 17th, parades at events will run all this week. The first event, a parade which started in Trafalgar Square, drew thousands of people. Live music as well as food and a 17 foot parade float dominated the scene as people, tourists and natives alike, flocked to enjoy the festivities. Thankfully, while this event may cause delays in normal traffic routes or otherwise interrupt…

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    In the short story “The Cask of Amontillado” The first narrator, Montresor starts the story off by vowing to sech revenge on Fortunato “The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured with insult I vowed revenge” Montresor waits for the perfect opportunity to punish Fortunato with impunity. It was carnival season for the town. People dressed in costumes and flocked the streets with dancing, drinking and cheerful celebrations. This was the perfect opportunity…

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