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    The Servant of Two Masters was put together by Kent State’s school of theatre and dance. The set design, costumes, lighting, sound, and performers came together to create the brilliant comedy. The Servant of Two Masters was written by Carlo Goldoni and directed by Tracy Young. The production of this play created a performance that was colorful, bright, and hilarious. The elements of this production were intriguing. The lighting, sound, costumes, and set design were all unified and truly…

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    Leon yawned as he finally left the stables, knowing his horse was in capable hands. He had always tried to look after his steeds himself, following his father's teachings that they should try and look after themselves as much as possible rather than relying on others to do their work for them. But this time, he knew it was better for the animal if he just let the stable hands do their job. He was utterly exhausted, the quest having been a long and tiring one. He had been gone for Camelot for…

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    behaviour. For example, in Harold and Maude movie, Harold and Maude are the main characters in the movie. Harold is a young fellow with an unusual mental interest with death and Maude is an old lady who is additionally keen on death however appreciates living and has carried on with her life without limitations. Through Maude 's impact, Harold loses his fixation on death and obliteration and grasps life driving his hearse over a precipice. Also, at the point when Harold…

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    Franz Kafka’s novel, The Metamorphosis, presents various themes in relation to his philosophy existentialism, which is demonstrated through the main character Gregor and his family. Throughout the novel, Gregor transforms into an insect following the idea that existence proceeds essence. He saw himself as a disturbance causing the transformation to a “pest”. “Gregor spent the nights and days with hardly any sleep. Sometimes he considered that, the next time the door was opened, he would take up…

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    In the reading, Phil Tiemeyer, gives a unique spin off of the telltale story of the infamous Gaëton Dugas. A man who could arguably be called the Hitler of the AIDS epidemic. In fact, not only does Tiemeyer say that the things people have learned about Mr. Dugas was a fabricated myth, but he also defends Dugas, by saying he could not have even been patient zero. An audacious claim to make about the villain of the late 20th century, however, surprisingly Tiemeyer does not speak without compelling…

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    In the play Macbeth, William Shakespeare uses the Aristotelian definition of a tragic hero as a guideline for the characters and their tragedies. Aristotle’s definition of a tragic hero is someone of nobility who has a tragic, fatal flaw. He believed that there are three characteristics of a tragic hero: Hamartia, hubris, and peripeteia. Hamartia is a tragic flaw that causes the downfall of a hero; hubris is excessive pride and disrespect for the natural order of things; peripeteia is the…

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    “What if I went back to sleep for a while, and forgot all about this nonsense?”(87). The Metamorphosis, written in 1913 by the German author Franz Kafka, tells the story of Gregor Samsa, a travelling salesman who wakes up one day turned into a giant cockroach. Throughout the story, the reader can appreciate the consequences that occur when the main character of the story goes through a transformation that subsequently disrupts the family routine. His family is now forced to make significant…

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    Take a quick second to recall the last time you went online. Did you perhaps browse your newsfeeds on Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat? If so, you’re in great company. According to Time Magazine, the average American checks social media approximately 46 times a day! We live in a time where our life is centered around social media and maintaining the perfect online profile. The “perfect profile” is centered around a large group of friends to comment, like, and share your posts. An article…

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    By now we are familiar with Charlie Chaplin’s silent films and his talents; not only as a pantomime actor but also as a writer and director. Certainty, his 1931 silent film “City Lights” is a proof of his talent as an actor, writer, chorographer and director (Kamin) . The film gave Chaplin the opportunity to display his creative talents within the silent film industry. Although, Chaplin’s talents are numerous we are going to concentrate on his acting performance in the “City Lights” film. In…

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    Train robberies, the Civil War and a damsel in distress. These are the major plots of Buster Keaton’s The General. The General premiered in 1926 and was written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman. The film stars Keaton as train-loving, everyman, Johnny Gray and Marion Mack as Gray’s sweetheart, Annabelle Lee. The General monopolizes on the success of chase films such as The Great Train Robbery to create a film that seamlessly combines drama, action and comedy. In fact, these three…

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