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    History has always been recorded through time in multiple ways like video, songs, writing and through art. Of the many forms of art used to capture situations, cartoons have become a popular type in the most current time. Cartoons have been used since the 1700s to depict different situations in seriousness or humor. Cartoons appear in the form of movies and television shows to bring smiles to its viewers and even in the form of comics to bring out the adolescence in any person. They have been…

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    down like they were stabbing him with a sword. This type of hand gesture has evolved over the years and we now use it in America as positive and negative signs when something is good or bad. Body gestures and hand gestures have been used all over the world to communicate with out using words instead of shouting across a sports field during a game or a room so no one knows what you and the other person is talking about. These gestures can represent secretes for example on sports teams using…

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    able to have a conversation or speak, so they have to use hand gestures or facial expressions in order to get a point across. The textbook defines Nonverbal Communication as “communication other than written or spoken language that creates meaning (Beebe, Beebe, and Ivy, 2007)”. Similar to how people can often misinterpret what someone is trying to say, the same thing can happen with nonverbal communication. Different expressions, gestures, or ways to communicate without speaking are often not…

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    I do not use hand gesture when I am communicating; however, I do notice that my family and people in my culture use hand gesture to help facilitate their points when they are communicating. Leslie also states that in her culture hand gesture is prevalent (Leanos, Leslie). She uses the example that when she talks about height her hand gesture would be to place it at the position to help show how tall or short it is. I believe that hand gesture is common in both our cultures because…

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    performance and expression. One of the components Meeta Pandit utilized during her performance was the use of her hands. Meeta Pandit appeared to use musical gestures with her hands to signify different ragas or tones. Meeta utilized her hands as a tala for signaling rhythms to the table player. Furthermore, Metta Pandit’s hand gestures to me were telling or guiding the audience through a story. Which has great…

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    Later, when the mom finished listening to her son, she watched her daughter run and gave her a thumbs-up sign, another emblem. The most common nonverbal communication gestures I noticed were various affect displays. Because everyone does these automatically, most people don’t realize when they are doing them. Another type of gesture that was easy to identify were illustrators. This type of nonverbal communication technique varies in use depending on a person’s culture. Like affect displays,…

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    Two additional aspects that I evaluated were my gestures and body movement. My movement throughout the presentation was the biggest area that I must criticize about myself. I was very stiff during the presentation. In the beginning, I stood in one spot, and I did not move anywhere else. My hand gestures were okay, in that I moved my hands during the speech, but for the majority of the speech both hands were holding my notecard…

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    For my piece of practical work I had to frequently switch characters and successfully convey the differences between each part I played through the use of my acting skills. In the earlier stages of rehearsals I was concentrating on my role as a student and my role as teacher. In one scene I immediately change role from that of a teacher to a student. When playing my role of Emily Griffin a year 11 student I first put on an accent to correspond to the area my character was living in and therefore…

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    Unfortunately, it is simply beyond the scope of this paper to analyze the entirety of these two productions of A Doll’s House. As a result, three scenes will be compared, contrasted, and analyzed through Butler’s theory in order to examine these gender performances. The three scenes chosen for this endeavor are as follows: Nora’s discussion with Torvald in the very beginning of Act I, Nora practicing the tarantella dance before the party in Act II, and Nora and Torvald’s final confrontation in…

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    All over the world, you find the diversity of different ethnics, race, and cultures. All of these are unique and special in their own way The deaf culture is different but they are still the same. The deaf culture is amazing in so many ways and I 'll tell you why. Some might see the deaf as handicap incapable of some ability. They have their own way in the way they talk or listening to another talk of communication. No one really knows where who or when the whole sign language began It is an…

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