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  • The Sleeping Satyr Contrapposto Analysis

    have been the cause of the limbs falling off. Fortunately, these body parts were restored by artists such as Bernini and the sculpture became extremely coveted. In Myron’s statue, Diskobolos (Discus Thrower), a marble man is seen with his left arm raised as if he is about to swing his arm back down and throw the discus in his hand. Since the artwork is a little over five feet tall, it has an intimate scale that capture the viewer’s attention because it is around the height of an actual human. Myron captured the climax of the man’s motion of throwing the discus, which increases the intensity of the sculpture’s context. The preciseness of the dramatic movement in the sculpture helps create anxiety in the audience as they feel as if they are waiting to see how far the discus is thrown. The audience feels may feel as if they are holding their breaths as they await the man’s next move. The anticipation that surrounds the results of the throw gives the sculpture an electrifying tone that amplifies the climatic nature of the work. Nonetheless, the sculpture has a twisted perspective that accentuates the man’s arm with the discus in it. The man’s other arm is stretched out down in front of his knee to give the artwork an angular shape. This silhouette incontestably makes the arm with the discus the focal point of the sculpture and gives the sculpture a dramatic contrast. In order to amplify the man’s perceived athleticism, Myron gives him numerous characteristics that are…

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  • Athenodorus The Great David Analysis

    There was also a movement away from the rigidness and emotionlessness of past artwork. This is because of the change in how man views himself, which you can see by looking at how the posture of their sculptures changed. The two best examples of these ideas and how the Greek artwork changed over time are Lacoon and his Sons and Discobolus. Discobolus is a sculpture of a nude discus thrower right at the end of the windup to throw the disc. If you look at the discus throwers face you see that it is…

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  • Essay About Wrestling

    My team did not like the throwing because we lied more on speed and technique rather than strength. we only practiced one throw which we called the head and arm. It is called the head and arm because that is the part of the opponent you must have to throw them. There are other throws I have seen, but none that i know what they are called or what other teams call it because I never practiced it. Ground game referred to wrestling on the mat or not standing. The main goal in wrestling is to pin the…

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  • Narrative Essay On Highschool Life

    quarte, and every possession from here on out mattered. We were down by two points at this point and I had just been fouled and was going to the free throw line for two shots. I was poised and control and I remember repeating to myself “Just two simple free throws, nothing different.” I stepped up to the line, and preformed my freethrow routine- two dribbles a deep breath and shot. The first shot was a miss, but I didn’t et that discourage me. The referee then threw the ball back, I preformed…

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  • Narrative Essay On High School Basketball

    Qtr we had a little more action. Freshman Jordan Lewis began to find his rhythm as he would drop 2 3 pointers in the 2nd quarter as well as a few layups at the basket. Jordan Williams came up big becoming unstoppable inside the paint just having his way with the Stallion defenders on both ends of the court. Cox had been hitting Green Run with everything they had but 2 big steals from Ashley James would let the Stallions escape with the lead at the end of the half Green Run 24 Cox 21. The…

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  • Free Throw Research Paper

    Free throws wins games is most likely a phrase that most athletes hear from their basketball coaches. Even though they are only worth a point, they tend to occur at the most crucial parts of the game. For example, one second remains on the clock and your team is tied with the opposing one. The ball is in your hands, you control the outcome of the game. If you miss it, the other team has a chance to score and win. If you make it, your team wins. Thus, free throws win games. If only it was as…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Story Of Playing Basketball

    I took a shot. The ball made beautiful arch and went into the basket. I yelled “Yeah! I made it.” Shugo and Takumi came to me, and we high-fived. It was just an ordinary shot, however I was so happy that I made the shot. This was the moment that I determined to play basketball. I immediately joined the basketball team in my school. In the team, I was the worst player, and I knew that. I did not think that the player who can barely shoot from free-throw line can play well. Therefore, I kept…

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  • Point Guard Research Paper

    Shooting guards can also bring the ball up court, just as a point guard because they have descent dribbling skills. Shooting guards are known for long range jump shots and three-pointers. A shooting guard generally averages around a 40% from three-point range. In addition, most two guards are strong, athletic, and have the ability to get inside the paint and drive to the basket. Shooting guards are also good free throw shooters. Opponents want to minimize fouling these guards and sending them to…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Greatest Sport Of Basketball

    with one or both hands. The ball may be batted in any direction with one or both hands, but never with the fist. A player cannot run with the ball. The player must throw it from the spot where he catches it, allowing a man to run if he is at a good speed. The ball must be held in or between the hands. The arms or body can not be used for holding it. No shouldering, holding, pushing, striking or tripping in any way of an opponent. The first infringement of this rule by any person counts as a…

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  • Descriptive Essay: Cheercoach Wants A Victory

    The bus pulls out of the school parking lot, while all of its passengers reminisce through the season. The games they won, the games they lost, and the memories they made. Each of the players develops a strategy that they believe can earn them the championship. Meanwhile, the cheer captains peruse through their cheer lists, singling out the perfect cheers to call. The Bremen Blue Devils enter the Temple Tigers’ gym. The boys approach the locker room while the girls proceed to the stands.…

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