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    In “Dance Dance Revolution” by Barbara Ehnrenreich, she describes the very background and core controversies surrounding the legalities and restrictions surrounding dance. Ehnrenreich To make her idea that dance is a persistent conflict that requires a call for action clear, she uses the contrasting times throughout history, using examples to relate to modern times, and the appellate of human empathy. Throughout the passage, Ehnrenreich continues to show the different conflicts around dance with different compare and contrast situations to show how long the problem has dated back, and it has persisted. In using examples like “The Greeks danced to worship their gods…Romans cracked down viciously on Dionysian worship…ban dancing schools”, the author manages to tie different cultures and how they had dealt with the issue to show how it has been repetition throughout the ages. It is not simply an American problem, but a global issue that deserves to be looked over and taken action against. While the author…

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    knows it too because she’s cute,” Charnelle said to me. I smirked as the thought reminded me of my childhood days when I would just do anything to get away from afternoon homework time with my mother to go play outside. Little white lies such as these were part of being a child. While my interactions with Lyza positively contributed to community building, to several situations, my interactions ended up quite negatively. 
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    this article, “Changing Values in Cuban Rumba, A Lower Class Black Dance Appropriated by the Cuban Revolution,” by Yvonne Payne Daniel, quotes “To say, ‘We're all the same’ or ‘There is no racism in Cuba,’ is to mask difference and potentially to permit prejudice and discrimination to fester. Rumba illuminates the problems of the state in its attempt to link respect and prestige among all Cubans. Rumba performance, visually affirms the persistent reality of its origins in the nineteenth century…

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    of dance has been around since 3300 B.C. in paintings and as a way to pass stories through the generations. It has evolved from its origins, and some dancers have revolutionized the art. By not being afraid to take a chance and express themselves, people like Michael Jackson have revolutionized dance by creating their own styles, movements, and beats. Original dance moves such as Michael Jackson’s “moonwalk” are recognized internationally. It is rare, however, that dance can be said to be a…

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    American dance is defined by the manifestations of central and Western Africa and European aesthetic. It is built on the idea that dance is a platform for self-expression thus it is bound to change and develop based on the needs, interests, personalities and desires of the dancers. Likewise, the social and political issues rampant in society play a significant role in its evolution. It began as a revolt against the confining rules of the society and over the years, rebellion has become one of…

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    Dance is an art form consisting of individuals or groups moving in patterns, either practiced or impromptu, to the rhythm of music. Dance and music go hand in hand, allowing the music to set a tone for the dance, creating different styles of dance. Dance is likely to have begun as a ritual to appeal to a culture’s worshipped being or included in ones “rite of passage” (Histoy of Dance, n.d.). Evidence has been found in India showing the existence of dance in the form of paintings made in caves…

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    Making Connections ‘Music’ and ‘dance’, while simple words, hold a world of significance to almost every culture across the globe. It is through the actions of these two elements that people are brought together in times of triumph, grievance, celebrations, and religious gatherings. Music and dance have a way of making you forget the busyness and stresses of life and find happiness and serenity in the present day. And regardless, whether music and dance are performed for an audience or done in…

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    Waltz was a kind of music related to the theme of dance. It replaced elegant but artificial court dance in the old days and reflected the spirit of the new era. Viennese Waltz slightly anticipated the second beat of each measure, making it sound as if the third was late and creating a certain buoyancy. It was popular in Europe, especially in Vienna, because no matter nobility or common people, they liked music and dances. In addition, Johann Strauss I and his son Johann Strauss II were the…

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    Ballet is the one of the most traditional form of dance. There is a lot about ballet that people don’t know, such as the history. Do you know what it took to get the art form to what it is today. Then again, maybe you didn’t know that the pointe shoe didn’t always look like what it is now. Did you know that for almost every ballet company you have to meet certain bodily attributes in order to be a part of the company? Ballet and just dance in general is the way that humans first shared our…

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    Thus, informing her parents and advising them to enroll her to a dance school so she can learn through dance and right now she is a famous choreographer. To sum up the speech we can see that the central idea is to inform adults, specifically teacher and parents on how schools kill creative minds by tapping on the more technical subjects such as Math, Science, and Literature while not helping out the students that are more into creative arts. Some major points Sir Ken Robinson…

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