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  • Peanut Farming Case Study

    (Thompson, 2013). Currently there are about 9 peanut farms located in Dothan. On average, Dothan produces about 400 million pounds of peanuts a year and that number is expecting to increase in years to come. In addition, Dothan holds National Peanut Festival that…

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  • Samson Film Techniques

    2009 Camera d’Or Cannes Film Festival winner ‘Samson & Delilah’ really hits the nail on the head, presenting a raft of Indigenous issues, with incredibly real acting adding authenticity. Although it is not like a typical boy-meets-girl film, it has a powerful message for all viewers. Set in Central Australia, the film portrays the love story of two Indigenous teenagers. The story follows Samson (Rowan McNamara), a 15-year-old petrol sniffing teenager with no discernible future, and Delilah…

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  • Argumentative Speech On Music Therapy

    “Music has power – especially for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.” (AFA Website 2016). Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible neurodegenerative condition (that deteriorates significantly over time) of a patient’s memory and daily bodily functions. Since humans are living longer and our older population is increasingly getting larger there are more and more people suffering from Alzheimer’s than ever before. There are currently over 5.4 million Americans suffering…

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  • Jimi Hendrix Influence

    very influential. I love to listen to his music, because it is so beautiful. He has blues and jazz influences in his music, and I love how he can improvise on stage at any given time. I like to watch his live videos at various festivals he has attended, like Monterey Pop Festival and Woodstock. Jimi is very well known for his ability to manipulate the feedback from his guitar. I would love to learn how to do that, because it sounds so good. This also contributed to the psychedelic sound of his…

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  • Personal Narrative: Preserving Virgin Islands Culture

    Croix Agrifest in February and attending the festival village in December. I recollect learning how to macramé in summer camp. I recollect learning how to paint mocko jumbies, and make papier mache fishes in art class. As a child art was a consequential part of my cultural upbringing. One might ask, what are you doing now to preserve Virgin Islands culture? Well, I endeavor to preserve my culture with every painting that I engender and with every art edification that I edify. I am thankful…

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  • Product Discrimination In Advertising

    Media and advertising, for the most part, have always gone hand in hand. So why is it that music artists are getting a lot of reactions, and backlash for advertising product placement in their songs? The reasoning seems to be behind one word, “value”. The value of something can be the determining factor for everyone involved in the media industry, that includes the artists, the consumers, and the advertisers. The backlash that some of these artists take for “selling out” is a strong one,…

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  • What Is The Greatest Form Of Control?

    The English writer David icke once said, “The greatest form of control is when you think you 're free, when you 're being fundamentally manipulated and dictated to. One form of dictatorship is being in a prison cell and you can see the bars and touch them. The other one is sitting in a prison cell but you can 't see the bars and you think you 're free.” Media is everywhere today, every house has television and internet, everyone has a cellphone, information is constantly being thrown at people-…

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  • The Family 1941 Analysis

    confident analyzing colors in artworks because I learned about the emotions transmitted through colors in various art classes that I took in High School and College. Most art professors like to stress the importance of color in a work of art. They say that the understanding of the usage of the colors in a piece is important when criticizing an artwork. Colors are very important in an art work because it can give away a lot of information about the emotional state of the work. Black and white…

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  • Love And Alienation: The Lovers By Spike Jonze

    system and is forced to grow out of the honeymoon phase as the operating system advances. When Theodore first starts to fall in love with Samantha (his OS), he is blind to the fact that he is not in a normal relationship. This reminds me of a piece of art we studied: The Lovers by Rene Magritte. This painting is of two people kissing, while their faces are covered by white sheets. The film Her and the panting The Lovers parallel…

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  • Before Humanities 210: Philosophies And Views

    valuable life on my own and not wait for it to present itself to me. Seeking this fulfilled life allows contact with people and things with a solid base of knowledge about the arts, and interact with individuals appropriately. I am able to contribute to the world of humanities because I know what brings value to the human arts. Only relying on a desire to do something is not enough to have a positive impact on others and it takes perseverance to create beauty one would find in a skilled…

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