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    Victor Herbert (1859-1924). At age 19 he had played as a cellist with every major orchestra in Germany. He was one of the greatest influences on American theater, bringing it from vaudeville to more operatic, story-based works. His first composition which showed he was a reputable composer was his Suite for Cello and Orchestra, Op.3. Herbert’s works were known for their mix of European Romanticism and American Tradition. He also worked as the composer of the first original background film score…

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    I used to be so innocent, so naive what was the word...hmmm ? Ha ! It's candide I think, anyway I was... Weak ! A weak ass teenage dude that couldn't run more than 5 yards without panting like I was in shock, I would cry soooooo easily it's shameful a pat on the back could break me, a common cold could put me in bed for weeks, a love movie could make me cry like my grandma just died ... Yeah that kind of weak. Helplessly weak ... I'm ashamed to admit that even now I'm fairly weak, even as one…

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    Research Paper: Gem of the Ocean August Wilson 's Gem of the Ocean, set in Pittsburgh in 1904, is full of symbolism. From a slavery bill of sale to the collection of pure dog excretion, Wilson uses symbols to develop a story of how the recent departure from slavery affected African Americans in the early 1900 's. Throughout the play, a cast of characters is introduced, and each one individually represents the mindset of the most common personalities one can find during this time…

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    The title of Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World is ironically a quote from another author. However, said author is the great Shakespeare. Huxley uses a line from Shakespeare’s The Tempest in a masterful way. John the Savage quotes the play’s line “O brave new world that has such people in it” (139). This simple phrase is not only a driving factor of the novel, but a philosophical adventure. John the Savage says these lines at first with hope and enthusiasm. His ideal world is at his hands, and he…

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    Freedom of expression is a uniquely American tradition, at least to the extent we have here. Amy Witherbee, a researcher who studies how democracy and censorship go hand and hand said “At the core of censorship is always a parallel belief in the ability of an idea to alter lives and change nations. The challenge is to let those ideas wreak their havoc, and trust in our capacity as the citizens of a democracy to make of the damage something better than what was there before. If, on the other hand…

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