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  • Impact Of Tokugawa Shogunate

    Question:Discuss the impact of the Tokugawa Shogunate on Japan Introduction: The Tokugawa Shogunate was the last feudal military government in Japan and ushered a new era of growth where Japan was not on the brink of civil war and was rapidly growing.There were many impacts on Japan,firstly there was great cultural growth and popularization of traditional and new cultures,from this there were also social and economic changes.These changes impacted Japan and still has effects on the modern day…

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  • Analysis Of Child's Play By Higuchi Ichiyo

    known as “Takekurabe”, which translates to “growing up”, the children of the story cross the line that separates child from adult during a period of individualism and edification. Although “Child’s Play” embraces the purity of the coming-of-age theme, it adds darker elements in order to show the realistic sides to growing up. Despite how the Meiji restoration period provides chances to practice self-interests, society forces upon the children certain roles that it expects them to partake in…

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  • Japanese History: The Tokugawa Period

    1. The Tokugawa period is that from 1600-1868 while the Meiji period is from 1868-1912. During the Tokugawa period, there were various levels of class including Samurai, Farmer, Artisans, Merchants, and outcasts (aka hinin or burakumin). The Samurai and burakumin were especially important matters during that time as Samurai’s served as retainers for Daimyos and other government bodies within the domains of Japan. The Tokugawa period was a time of harsh punishment and fear. Much of the…

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  • Martin Luther King Courage Analysis

    Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation" King not only preached nonviolence, he practiced it. He used words rather than fists, and marches rather than guns. King's ability to rise above the common misconception of the need to fight fire with fire, and be morally better than his oppressors was mind numbing. To be violent while making a moral stand ruins the moral stand. King's moral courage is so provocative because of his commitment…

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  • Concerto For Trumpet By Johann Hummel

    very high resonance. Composition I liked Best: The composition that I enjoyed the most was Concerto for Trumpet by Johann Hummel. This piece has three movements, allegro con spirit, andante, and rondo. It was written in 1803 during the classical period. When I selected the concert to attend the details of what would be played weren’t readily available. Essentially I went into the concert blind but I quickly realized that…

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  • Traditional Gender Roles In Japanese Essay

    The turnover from the Tokugawa period to the Meiji is historically seen as a Japan entering a new age of modernization and industrialization to reach western levels of civilization. Tokugawa as a traditional, old fashioned age while Meiji metaphorically as opening itself up to new ideas and western ways of thinking. The Meiji era was a time where Japan opened itself up to western influence. This romanticized way of viewing Meiji as a triumphant time of growing industry and capitalism is, however…

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  • Women In The Tales Of Heike, Bamboo Cutter, And Tales Of Ise

    During the Heian period, a patriarchal system exists where women are treated as the inferior species. Women are usually thought as passive beings who lacks the intelligences to master complex language like Chinese or physical talents to be a warrior. Moreover, the main role of women were to write poetry and be a disposal source of entertainment for men. Although these social norms may exists, some women are bold and powerful enough to make men feel inferior, which shows efforts to resists these…

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  • Reasons For Tudor Rebellions

    social and economic demands. An interpretation of this could therefore be that neither religion nor social and economic issues was the sole reason, but they went hand-in-hand to cause these rebellions. This can’t be generalised to all rebellions in the period 1536-1588 however, as shown by Kett’s rebellion. This was a rebellion led by Robert Kett in 1549, and was mainly about the issue of enclosure, but also about other social issues, such as the rising food prices. Kett drew up a list of…

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  • Shotoku At Two Years Essay

    Shotoku at Two Years, made in the late 13th century, is a wooden sculpture depicting Shotoku Taishi, a famous historical and political figure in Japanese culture, as a young child praying. The piece is made of wood, crystal and pigments. This work is 53 cm high, 20 cm wide. This figure is about the size of a small toddler. Despite its small size, It is overwhelming in the sense that it depicts a future ruler as an innocent child. The piece of work appears to be delicate in both subject matter as…

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  • Mozart Don Giovanni Analysis

    While cheerful and bright melodies are used to represent Mozart’s early years in his short lives, the prelude of the opera “Don Giovanni” composed by Mozart after the death of Leopold Mozart – Mozart’s father – indicates the relationship between Mozart and Leopold and shows the process how Salieri set his scheme foreshadowing the death of Mozart. First of all, the opera “Don Giovanni” suggests the abnormal relationship between Mozart and his father. In the film, Mozart is illustrated as a…

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