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    When I received this assignment I automatically knew that I would choose between Ludwig Van Beethoven or Johann Sebastian Bch. Both very great composer with very great works of music, but my composer of choice is going to be Ludwig Van Beethoven. Beethoven’s piece of music composed that I choose as well is The Symphony No. 5 in C Minor. Ludwig Van Beethoven was born in Bonn, the Capital of the Electorate of Cologne and part of the Holy Roman Empire. Still to this day there is uncertainty of the…

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    Role Of Mina In Dracula

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    One can view Mina as the real hero because she plays the most important role during when Van Helsing’s people traveled to kill Count Dracula. With her telepathically connection to Dracula, Van Helsing’s people were able to locate Dracula and able to kill him. However, that is not the reason why Mina is the real hero. She is the real hero because she is the only character who was brave enough…

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    When most people first hear the name Van Gogh, they think of the Van Gogh portrayed by popular culture – brilliant, tormented, and driven to insanity by his artistic dedication. Yet this portrayal of Van Gogh fails to acknowledge his role as a social critic – a critic considerably influenced by his socioeconomic circumstances. Even modern-day art historians, those people deemed most likely to consider Van Gogh from every possible viewpoint, often reject this facet of the artist. They instead…

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    Contemporary Period Essay

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    Contemporary period is a big-mixed era in the world. Many materials and ideas all can put into music or art works. In this research paper, I will talk about the background of the contemporary era, composers of the contemporary period, the modernism and many different styles of music in this period. This piece I want to talk about, is the horn sonata, wrote by Paul Hindemith. This piece is a good piece to describe the music of the contemporary period because we still perform this at present, and…

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    more famous and we come to know him as the artistic legend he is portrayed as today. But while Van Gogh did showcase incredible talent and skill, his life was not without hardship. Van Gogh struggled with his love life, self mutilation, and debilitating mental anguish. Wilfred Arnold explains his troubled life in his article, The Illness of Vincent Van Gogh. Arnold has done extensive research on Van Gogh’s life, attempting to diagnose and understand his illness based on his journals,…

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    In the discussions of Harper Lee’s new book, Go Set a Watchman, one major issue has been how this will affect schools that teach To Kill a Mockingbird. On the one hand, Harper Lee’s first book presents a rather simple and static Atticus Finch and her new book transforms him into a more dynamic and realistic character. On the other hand, Go Set a Watchman eventually became To Kill a Mockingbird for a reason- it presents a powerful message of hope that when taught properly, students benefit…

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    No one likes to admit they are shy, timid, an introvert, or nervous. I was able to feel all of these wonderful emotions before starting the class. The class description read, “All of the assigned readings have dancing woven through them: The Great Gatsby selections from the Harlem Renaissance and samples from Latino writers. Daily activities include class discussions of readings viewing documentaries and taking dance lessons. The last sentence read, “taking dance lessons.” I felt empathetically…

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    blended? Are there symbolic meanings behind the color choices? Van Gogh uses color first by coloring the whole picture almost dark which a lot of art critics think is a reflection about his mental illness and how he tries to…

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    after hearing a landlady say, "It is the eve of St. George 's Day. Do you not know that tonight, when the clock strikes midnight, all the evil things in the world will have full sway?” (4). All of the characters including Jonathon and Mina Harker, Dr. Van Helsing, Arthur Holmwood, John Seward, Lucy Westenra, and Quincey Morris play a crucial role in the taking down of Count Dracula and while most characters were capable of redeeming themselves after the battle others were sacrificed to no…

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    The music that I have chosen is D major Violin Concerto No.1, Op.6, composed by Niccolò Paganini. To gain a more complete understanding of the composition, first we need to check the background information of the composer. Paganini was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer. [iii] That explains why the composition mainly uses violin throughout the whole composition. It was also noted that was one of the most famous classical music composers on the romantic era. When I first…

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