An Autumn Afternoon

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  • An Autumn Afternoon Analysis

    The Rigid Repression of An Autumn AfternoonMidway through Yasujiro Ozu's An Autumn Afternoon, Shuhei, an elderly, widowed businessman with two sons (Koichi, Kazuo) and a daughter (Michiko), faces a dilemma. Although Michiko is well into her twenties, she has yet to find a male partner with whom she can settle down and raise a family. Based on previous observations, Shuhei believes that Michiko would be a good match for Miura, a colleague of Koichi's. In his desperation, Shuhei asks Koichi to sound Miura out about the possibility of a marriage to Michiko; Koichi subsequently broaches the topic while he and Miura are dining at a restaurant, but in a blow to Michiko's marital hopes, Miura states that he is already engaged to someone else. The scene in which Koichi interrogates Miura ultimately stands out not so much for its emotional content as for the way Ozu initially transitions into it. To understand why, we can try to imagine what said transition would have looked like had Ozu decided to abide by classical, narrative-enhancing editing techniques. First, he probably would…

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  • Descriptive Essay About A Beautiful Girl

    An autumn afternoon, a watercolor sunset streaked muted pastel shades across the sky. It was a bitingly cold chill that belonged to winter. My eyes were focused on the Manhattan skyline, a beautifully grotesque thing. Nature, half obscured by looming manmade structures. I wasn 't sure what was uglier. What an outlandish thought, to find nature so unnerving. I had been so preoccupied by my own devices that I hadn 't noticed a small girl on a crumbling concrete stoop, her eyes intently focused on…

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  • Gait Varibility

    The role of gait variability in the elderly Introduction Fall-related injuries have been one of the main causes of accidental death in older adults. Moreover, it has been shown that over 33% of adults over the age of 65 will fall every year [1]. For people between 75 and 84 years old it is the second leading cause of injury death, and for people over 85 it is the leading cause [2]. The high number of falls not only has great effect in the elderly health, but it shows a very high cost in the…

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  • Essay On Fall Day

    Fall is such an exciting time of the year. Summer is too hot, and winter is far too cold. Fall weather is always perfect, it is never too hot or too cold. I enjoy spending the majority of my time outside, I love walking outside smelling the perfumed air it always puts a smile on my face. In my opinion, not only is the weather flawless, the scenery is dazzling. In fact, the things I look forward to the most during fall are: the weather, football season, and spending time with my family. Weather…

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  • Fall Experience

    I was born in a Venezuela, South America, where seasons basically do not exist. I was not used to experience the changes in nature as the curse of a year goes by. The first time I was able to experience such an amazing change in nature, was when I traveled to the United States for the first time. I love all the four seasons composing a year, but my favorite one, with no doubt in mind, is fall. The reason why fall is my favorite season is because all the color diversity in the environment plus…

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  • A Rhetorical Analysis Essay On The Four Seasons

    The pieces of artwork that I will be discussing are known as The Four Seasons by Philip Haas. The artwork consists of four separate sculptures that represent one of the four seasons. I found these sculptures to be very eye catching because of their style and large size. Each Sculpture is so different, but they are also very similar in many ways. I can tell that a lot of work was put into these pieces of art because of the complexity of their structure and details. These sculptures not only talk…

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  • Fall Argumentative Analysis

    throughout the day. Fall’s refreshing wake up call opens your eyes to the alluring environment it has to offer. The fallen leaves irradiate the bland grass and the dull sidewalk that were all ,unfortunately, accustomed too. If the leaves are not on the ground, they are hanging in the rustic mosaic that is the tree. The impact fall has on the environment is unmatched by any other petty season. Moreover, there is absolutely nothing better than walking through a college campus during fall. It…

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  • Literary Analysis Of Rain's Rustle By Leonid Afremov

    The colors in the trees range from bright yellows to deep reds. In the painting, the sky behind the trees involves mostly cool blues and greens. In Rain’s Rustle, Afremov uses light and color to create a warm autumn feeling for the viewer. The painting is made up of large impasto dots that have visual texture. There is contrast created between the different dots in the picture. There are dots that are for light created by the light posts, dots that are the darkness from the night sky, and dots…

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  • Lesson Goals: Curriculum Level: K Year Of The Year

    Grade Level: K Number of Students: 4 Instructional Location: Date: June 1, 2016 Lesson Goals Central Focus of Lesson: Identify Curriculum Area Addressed: Science Curriculum Standard(s) Addressed: 9.) Identify seasons of the year. Arts Area: Visual Arts Arts Standard(s) Addressed: Use selected materials to produce works of art. AED-K-1 Lesson Objectives and Demands Content Objectives: Students will know the seasons of the year. Students will be able to draw what seasons look…

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  • Analysis Of Local Wonders By Ted Kooser

    in it, attuned to it and fascinated by it” (7 Ways to Spark Your Sense of Wonder). It is Ted Kooser, an American poet and a Pulitzer Prize winner that we have to thank for the creation of Local Wonders. Local Wonders consists of collections of Ted Kooser’s lifespan memories. From snapshots of his childhood to slices of his present, he who is a two times United States Poet Laureate, takes us on an adventure to experience these wonders along his side. In Local Wonders, Ted Kooser shares with us…

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