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  • Little Edie Film Analysis

    Since their conception, documentaries have strived to broadcast intriguing and captivating stories, pushing the boundaries of cultural norms and comfort zones. In 1972, Albert and David Maysles stumbled upon a fascinating tale of a mother and daughter inhabiting a dilapidated Long Island mansion, Grey Gardens, which later became the title of the film. Lee Radziwill, the sister of former First Lady Jackie Kennedy, approached the filmmakers in hopes of capturing the haunts of her childhood (Sutton, 2014), but the lens quickly shifted from Radziwill to her aunt, Edith “Big Edie” Beale, and cousin, “Little Edie.” The film falls within the participatory mode of documentary, which focuses on, “the interaction between the filmmaker and subject” (Nichols 2010, pg. 31). Dialogue between the filmmakers and the women classifies as diegetic sound, as it, “has a source in the story world” (Bordwell, Smith, Thompson 2016, pg. 285). The film relies mostly on this type of sound, other than sporadic non-diegetic background music. As a participatory film, the directors control elements of the mise-en-scene, such as the setting, costumes, and figure behavior, to their advantage. In the Maysles…

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  • Symbolism In The Lady With The Dog

    the year. Around the time, Chekov wrote The Lady with the Dog, which included two characters, Gurov and Anna Sergeyevna, whose lives were very similar to both Chekov and Olga. Despite the hardships that their long distance relationship brought the couple, they remained married until Chekov’s death in 1904. In The Lady with the Dog, Chekov uses the symbolism of the fence, the color grey and The Geisha performance to develop the theme of dissatisfaction.…

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  • Julie Mehrtiu, Stadia I, By Julie Mehretu

    left corner to the blank lower right. It proportionately balances this piece through the use of the arches to help guide your eye to focus ono the blank space. Julie Mehretu. Immanence. 2003. Painting. Ink and synthetic polymer on canvas. 70 7/8” x 94 ½ Exhibited at The Project, spring 2005. ArtStor. http://library.artstor.org.ezproxy.uwc.edu/library/iv2.html?parent=true The third piece of Mehretu’s I chose was Immanence. In this piece you can see some chaos, it looks architecturally…

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  • Theme Of Morality In The Lady With The Dog

    gradation from lightest to darkest, which in most case, is white to black. In such scale, the shades white and black represent two contrasting extremes as they parallel the idea of morality, where white is right and black is wrong. However, the complication arises at the area between the white and black: the grey. The grey area possesses no absolute verdict, for one can be both morally right and wrong. Russian realist Anton Chekhov implements such perception as he colours the story with white,…

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  • Color And Location In Marketing

    In the study, college students in the southern part of the United States were shown a color on a computer screen and asked to give their emotional response to each color. The results found that principal hues (e.g., red, blue, green, etc.) were rated 80% positively. The results also showed that achromatic colors (e.g., white, black, and grey) were rated positively only 29.2% of the time. Green was the most positively rated color and participants associated green with nature and soothing…

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  • Morality In Anton Chekhov's The Lady With The Dog

    gradation from lightest to darkest, which in most case, is white to black. In such scale, the shades white and black represent two contrasting extremes as they parallel the idea of morality, where white is right and black is wrong. However, the complication arises at the area between the white and black: the grey. The grey area possesses no absolute verdict, for one can be both morally right and wrong. Russian realist Anton Chekhov implements such perception as he colours the story with white,…

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  • Dance In Ancient Greek Culture

    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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  • Rhetorical Analysis On Gun Control

    control. Gun control has always been a big deal. There are people who believe very strongly about keeping guns, and there are people who believe very strongly about banning them. Everyone has different views, but they are so important because it is such a serious topic.The picture is saying that it is not what the object is doing to cause what it is happening. The people are the reason why things happens. This picture would be for people who want to ban guns because they think guns kill people…

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  • Ten Things To Improve Your Indiana Lawn And Garden !

    10 Things to do this Weekend to Improve your Indiana Lawn & Garden! #1 Add more plants: Spring is the perfect time to plant before the heat of the summer rises. Plant more Rhododendrons, Dogwoods, Redbuds and Azeleas. Now that you can see where they 're blooming, go buy more! Don’t know the type? Just pluck-off a bloom if you don 't have the labels of your current varietals and take it to the garden center and find more of the same color! Next spring you will thank me! #2 Set your mower on…

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  • Life After Dr Grey Summary

    At fifteen Grey had many memorable experiences that would shape his life forever. Grey, struggled as a young man to deal with attention from girls. He found himself to be liked by a few of the town girls, which might have led to his wandering ways as an adult. At this age Grey was able to complete the writing of his first story, which turned into a disaster. Gray had been dreaming of becoming a writer ever since he had encountered the world of books. His father however, had long ago determined…

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