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    of their listener. Like Brahms said in Henschel’s diary entry: “ There is no real creating without hard work.” The success of Amy Beach’s Gaelic symphony was not only because she was a women composer or how she using the idea of nationalism and exoticism in her music. It was because of her hard work in creating her music that helps the listener to understand the story and meaning of her symphony. In the last movement of Gaelic symphony, Mrs.Beach used the theme as a motivic material and…

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    Creativity is like an ocean residing inside everyone, providing an intimate portion of their life force. The whimsy of Alice in Wonderland is an inextricable part of the story that Lewis Carroll concocted nearly a century and a half ago. However, as more adaptions are made from the classic tale this integral element ebbs and flows. The choices made in how images were portrayed, whether music was included, and how certain characters were portrayed compiled to become driving forces in how each…

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    Lord Byron Research Paper

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    theme of emotionalism has a combination of the Gothic and Fairy Tales because it involves emotions, such as fear, anger, love and sadness. This is the theme that can be somewhat difficult to identify. The final theme included in Romanticism is exoticism, which involves relationships, religion and politics. It reveals power or a way for people to distance themselves from others and move into darkness…

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    Land of the free and home of the brave. These words define American culture and evoke patriotism among its citizens. But, if one were to look beyond the shining sentimentality and apply these words to the U.S.’s cruel history, it conjures a different feeling. In 1893, Hawaii was colonized by the United States and has since become the epitome of these famous words. Paradistic freedom balanced with brave militaristic guardians make Hawaii the perfect vacation spot, surrounded by the safety of…

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    The Romantic period of music began in the late 18th century and it spanned until the early 20th century. It was heavily influenced by Romanticism, which was a European movement involving art and literature. Many of the famous early composers from these years were Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Berlioz, and others. The famous later composers include Bruckner, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, and others. This period is recognized as being more emotionally expressive than past periods because it explores…

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    Latino Stardom Analysis

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    For the first mini essay, I will be focusing on the topic of ambivalence featured in Latino stardom. Ambivalence is defined as the state of having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone. In other words, Homi Babha defined ambivalence as “a feeling of “off-ness” towards something you don’t understand”. I will be pulling from Are All Latins from Manhattan? Hollywood, Ethnography, and Cultural Colonialism (Ana M. Lòpez, 1993). A problem that is featured with ambivalence in…

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    An air of gloom, anguish and despair, with a hint of melancholy and a feathery apparition haunting the mind of a young scholar who is burdened by bereaved love and has secluded himself behind his chamber door, in a room full of bittersweet memories. Such is the work of Edgar Allan Poe, specifically, that of The Raven. Published on the 29th of January 1845, The Raven instantly became a hit and Poe’s most famous work. Oftentimes when discussing the gothic genre, many may immediately think of Poe,…

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    war, when immigrants from Vietnam came to America. Groups such as the "Organization of Chinese Americans" fought to secure rights for Asian-Americans and prevent discrimination. Challenging stereotypes about Asian "passivity", and rejecting the exoticism and racism of "oriental" labels, Asian American activists mobilized this new consciousness to demand an end to racist hiring practices, biased school curricula, demeaning media stereotypes, residential discrimination, and the gentrification of…

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    Desiree Seisa COMM 541 Professor R. Lescure 25 May 2016 Final Paper Over the last two decades, the increase of accessibility and ability to connect with others has tremendously expanded, creating an innumerable amount of diverse opportunities for self-expression. While this has opened up many doors for people to discover different styles and spark new interests, it can also create a sense of loss of identity through the limitless world of the Internet as social media and online communities…

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    Nicolas de Largillière, a French artist known mainly for his portraits of the upper bourgeoisie, painted Portrait of a Woman in 1696 with oil on canvas. It can be found hanging in the European galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Due to a lack of evidence, the identity of the sitter has been widely debated. What can be gathered from records and documentation is that it appears to be either Madame Marie de Thorigny or Hélène de Thorigny; two women from the same wealthy family that…

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