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  • The Pros And Cons Of Fahrenheit 451

    A society that almost entirely mutually decided that books should be banned once society had become uninterested and even hostile towards literature to the point of banning books entirely (SparkNotes Editors). Some examples of banning books would be the Nazis censoring books and people burning books of “witchcraft” (Breazeale, Liz. "Why Is Fahrenheit 451 Banned?.") which may be understandable, although Fahrenheit 451 was banned for trivial reasons…

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  • How Did Elvis Presley Influence Pop Culture

    until depression alienated his life. Elvis Presley was on born January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi (Editors 1). In fact, Presley was sadly a twin but his brother Jessie Garon was stillborn making Elvis the only child. In 1948, his parents and him moved to Memphis, Tennessee. Gladly Presley and Elvis frequently attended the assembly of God Church where gospel music became important (Editors 1). On his 11th birthday Elvis got a guitar for his birthday present which he had learned the basic…

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  • Mae Carol Jemison

    She was “responsible for conducting crew-related scientific experiments on the space shuttle” (Biography.com Editors 1). On September 12th, 1992, Jemison flew into space with 6 other astronauts aboard the Endeavor on mission STS47, becoming the first African-American woman in space. As a result of her outstanding accomplishments, Mae Jemison has received many honors…

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  • Clarinet Pedagogical

    1: The Educator’s Guide to the Clarinet by Thomas Ridenour This is a very good pedagogy book. The first six chapters involve various playing techniques, and are filled with drawings, exercises, descriptions and methods that will help both the teacher and student understand how each playing technique works. The last half of the book deals with equipment, and gives the teacher the objective knowledge about clarinets, mouthpieces, reeds and accessories. That way the teacher can select the best and…

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  • Slave Codes Dbq

    Gale.). Slave codes were also based on the concept that slaves were property not people (The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. "Slave Code."). These codes included harsh restrictions on the slaves freedom that gives the slave-owners absolute power over their slaves ("Slave Codes - Boundless Open Textbook."). They were also created to protect the slave and owner from the danger of slave violence (The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. "Slave Code." ). Slave codes were necessary for an…

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  • Movie Editing Essay

    directing, cinematography, music and sound, production design and acting, all exist to be brought together in the cutting room. Film is collaborative, only for the edit. Pre-production and production give the editor; the necessary pieces of the puzzle they need to make the film. The editor works with the footage, the sound and increasingly special effects, to bring the film to life. Editing is a craft that if done well becomes invisible. “We call it the invisible art, and it is. I mean the more…

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  • Mozart And Haydn Analysis

    The Classical period, ranging from 1750 until 1825, “reflected general philosophical outlook that valued reason, balance, symmetry, and elegance. It also reflected the tastes of the wealthy ruling class that paid for it.” (Chiego 11) The classical period resulted in many great composers and compositions. Two of the most well-known composers of the Classical period are Mozart and Haydn. Both of these composers had a major influence on the periods of music that followed them. This paper will…

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  • In The Blink Of An Eye Analysis

    would judge an actor’s performance, though I did not have any idea what constituted good acting. Then, I encountered Murch’s perspective on acting—one of the most crucial elements of films: “a good actor would blink very close to the point where the editor decided to cut”. Just like that, Murch’s way of perceiving a movie and its elements has shaped my judgments and introduced me to art films, a movie genre that was unfamiliar to me. A bit ashamed of my ignorance, yet excited to be enlightened,…

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  • George Gershwin: A Brief Biography

    the Broadway hit musical "Sinbad" and gave George an overwhelming amount of success and fame (The Editors of Encyclopedia). By the age of 20, George had already made a name for himself in the classical music world and Broadway music. What came next was his most famous piece of work on Broadway, "Porgy and Bees". The play is about the lifestyle of African-Americans in 1912 in South Carolina (The Editors of Encyclopedia). George started to get musical inspiration from the bestseller book Porgy…

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  • Sounder's Character From The Play 'Our Town'

    William H. Armstrong, contain three perfect examples of people who had survived as their loved ones passed away. These character examples are the boy from the novel Sounder, and George and Editor Webb from the play. The boy lost his father, and his dog. George lost his wife, Emily, and his mother, Mrs. Gibbs. Finally Editor Webb lost Emily, and Wally. These characters, despite their losses, continued their life productively. Almost everyone has the same pattern in life, birth, love, loss, and…

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