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    Personal Analysis of Blue Winds Dancing The short story, Blue Winds Dancing by Tom Whitecloud is about a young Native American’s struggle to exist in both the white mans world and the Native American world. The narrator of the story perceives these two different worlds as the civilized and uncivilized America. This short story is an example of a human existence and communicates the importance of young Native American’s cultural struggle to fit into the white world within the history of America. This struggle is a direct link to the whites battling and conquering the Native American to create the civilized white man’s world. The young Native American yearns to return to the familiarity of home when he encounter may foreign concepts, he perceives…

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    Many people might think that the short story “Blue Winds Dancing” by Tom Whitecloud is just about a young indian boy that attends college and is on his way home for a break. There is so much more in this short story. By the end of the story readers have found out a clear plot. It consists of a brave Indian trying to find out where he fits into the world. One way that authors in today's world have a hidden meaning throughout their story is through conflict. To start off the story, the…

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    September 18, 2016 at 6:30pm, I had the privilege of attending Dirty Dancing, the classic story on stage written by Eleanor Bergstein at the Memphis, Tennessee Orpheum. Bergstein is an American writer who wrote and co-produced the popular film Dirty Dancing back in the 80’s. She wrote the story based partly off her own childhood. James Powell was the director, Trinity Wheeler was the producer, and Michele Lynch was the choreographer for this musical. With this being a musical there were many…

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    Dancing At Lughnasa Essay

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    Father Jack ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ is a play written by Brian Friel which was first published in 1990. The play is about five Irish sisters and their struggles in a 1930’s Ireland. With reference to the way Friel present Father Jack, how far do you agree that he deserves our sympathy? Friel first presents Jack as an almost god-like figure and a war a hero. Our first impression of Jack is positive, we look up to and admire him, because he is presented in such a hero manner we don’t think we…

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    Rock And Roll Reflection

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    dominated by blues and jazz. The blues primarily came from African American slaves mostly in the south. A lot of the songs would portray the troubles of prejudice and racism that African Americans endured during these times. One singer from the 1920’s that explain the troubles of African American’s during this time is Bessie Brown who sang songs like “Song from a…

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    Dawn. The cunning sun is creeping its way through the eerie clouds. Still warming up, it lets the cold sunrays fall onto the damp shore. Picking up the brown sand the swift breeze attacks you. You shelter yourself and let the microscopic granules pass by, and pursue the next destination – the tropical forest right behind you. As if they are vigorously uprooted seaweed, tree branches hopelessly lean in to get closer to the blue lagoon of the wild sea. Holding your breath, your heart is beating in…

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    like two large moons*. She couldn’t take her eyes off of the owl’s. It gave her another hoot before flapping its wings and ascending deeper into the forest. She felt this urge to chase the bird, but her legs were frozen in fear. She kept herself in a crouched position until the snapping of twigs stopped. There was another loud sound, similar to the flapping of wings, which caused her to sharply turn into the direction of the sound. Instead of a bird there was a tall dark haired man. His eyes…

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    "By the end of August 1518, nearly 400 people had experienced the madness."(Waller, n.p.) John Waller, a leading expert on the dancing plague of 1518, had this to say on the strange occurrences in a small, French town during 1518(Waller, n.p.). There is still much debate as to what caused the dancing plague to occur in 1518. Some people believe it was caused by the ingestion of ergot by the local people of Strasbourg, France(Israel, n.p). Others believe it was caused by a mass hysteria that…

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    According to the movie, color vision is not something a person automatically born with, it develops the first three months after a child is born. The child is able to see different colors as an infant and able to categorize the colors even though they haven’t learn any language. The way that people process color and language are congruent. Language can structure how the brain structure the visual world. The right side of human brain process the color categories. In the English world, there are…

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    Munch used an analogous colour scheme featuring complementary colours and predominately earthy colours. This is evident in the sky where the bright swirling orange complements the revealing stoke of teal blue. The texture portrayed appears to be smooth due to the soft swerved lines as compared to the rough appearance of the sea. The sea is created using analogous colours, which include deep greens, earthy greens, navy blue and sky blue that slightly contrasts with the hint of orange and beige.…

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