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  • American Composers: John Cage's Music Of Change

    John Cage was an American composer that experimented with the very nature of sound and developed new ways of notating music. Cage’s ideas on composition influenced many artists such as painters, musicians, and chorographers. Cage questioned the musical preconceptions that was left from the 19th century. Arnold Schoenberg, a teacher of John Cage, called Cage “not a composer, but an inventor of genius” (Hicks, 1990). Many musicians, and to much of the public, thought Cage’s compositions…

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  • John Cage's Number 33 Analysis

    more research about John Cage's 4 "33". From what I found, the composition does not mean what I thought it said. The performer is not sitting in silence at the piano but is listening to the sounds of the audience and other surrounding noises. John Cage wants people to know that there is no such thing as being in "silence" you can take pleasure in all the sounds around…

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  • The Couple In The Cage Analysis

    The Couple in the cage was a performance, filmed into a documentary of artist Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Coco Fusco. Guillermo Gómez-Peña is a Mexican–American performance and installation artist and writer, as well as an activist and educator. His works revolves around the issue of the north–south border and US–Mexican interactions. Gómez-Peña is deemed as a pioneer of performance art, experimental radio, video and installation art. His works often involve dense texts, a collaboration with…

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  • The Bone Cage Analysis

    possible for an ordinary person to achieve this status. However, in order to become the best in the world, that presents a completely different story. Through the eyes of both Tom “Digger” Stapleton and Sadie Jorgensen in Angie Abdou’s novel The Bone Cage, the reader quickly learns the difference between becoming an athlete and becoming an Olympian. Both of these Olympic hopefuls put their lives on hold in order to hopefully achieve this standard of greatness. Neither person has long term goals…

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  • A Cage Of Butterflies Analysis

    One of the main features in A Cage of Butterflies by Brian Caswell is the overwhelming fear of the exploitation and exclusion that Greg and the others have to face both inside and outside the institution. Throughout this novel Brian Caswell explains how hard it can be for someone to fit in with ‘normal’ society when they clearly are not normal. He explores the feelings and thoughts of these extraordinary young prodigies who were put in one of the worst situations thinkable. During this time the…

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  • The Cage Man Analysis

    other and intimidating each other, as shown in “The Most Dangerous Game” and “The Cage Man”. One of Connell’s most famous short stories, “The Most Dangerous Game,” is about an intelligent man, Rainsford, who meets former General Zaroff. General Zaroff then proceeds to make Rainsford participate in a “game” in which Zaroff is the hunter and Rainsford is the hunted for three days or until Rainsford is killed. “The Cage Man” is written around a man named Horace Nimms, who originally handles the…

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  • Symbolism Of A Cage Analysis

    What is a “cage”? According to Webster’s Dictionary, a cage is defined as: “[a] place of confinement with bars . . . for keeping animals.” Appropriately, this word in plural form, cages, is the title for a narrative composed by Guy Vanderhaege, and this word reflects on the story; this image of a cage is found and becomes symbolic of situations that people live in. As consequence, this narrative depicts circumstances where a symbolic nature of cages is uncovered upon by the characters through…

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  • Bird Cages Analysis

    identified, the cage each girl is standing or sitting in. On the surface level, this may seem obvious supplying no deeper meaning to the story, but you would be incorrect. The cages the girls are presented in are in fact bird cages, and hence symbolize the dehumanization these young girls are facing in this human zoo they have been trapped in. These girls are left to hang in bird cages, they have been reduced to nothing more than a spectacle to stare at, like the beautiful birds stuck in cages…

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  • Theme Of Opportunism In The Cage

    Opportunism is the conscious policy and practice of taking advantage of circumstances – with little regard for principles, or with what the consequences are for others. Opportunism is everywhere; in the environment, in animals, and especially in humans. “The Cage” by Ruth Minsky Sender shows a great theme of opportunism and that people will do anything for their benefit. The author (Riva Minska) writes a memoir describing the misfortune her and her family went through during 1939, when the Nazis…

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  • Essay On Livestock Cage Laws

    Livestock cage laws I am going to prove that the new livestock cage laws are wrong. Gestation crates and farrowing crate are helpful and should not be banded. I believe that no matter what people think there are many benefits by using these pens. I am planning to give the reasons to keep them, and then give the counter thought and why it is weak. New cage laws would harm livestock because when hogs are pregnant, they attack other hogs, mother can also crash their piglets and chickens are in…

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