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    would perform on stage. Other struggles these actors and actresses would have to face is that during the time of year that plays were available to go see they could have to be ready to perform in one hundred plays and need to know numerous parts. An example to show how difficult this must have been is that one actor performed in 149 plays having 47 different parts in only 177 nights. Since this was so difficult actors and actresses started having to develop a system to help their memory. Since acting was not yet perfected there was no commonly used system. Performers would have to find what worked for them. In an article found online it showed an example of this. Drury lane was opened in the spring of 1794 under the management of John Phillip Kemble. He was responsible to remember great amount in order to have the theatre run correctly. This included the superintendence of a large crew of house servants and workmen, being in control of the finances, advertising to the public, and he helped Macbeth become very popular. He would study the prologue consisting of about fifty lines and would be able to remember it in an extraordinary amount of time. This is only one case of someone in the theatre industry having a very difficult task. The amount of work that one would participate in if part of the theatre industry was incredible. Teamwork was key if theatre companies wanted to survive and the actors having to know so many parts. The performers would become very close and would…

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    John Philip Sousa was born in Washington, D.C. on Nov.6, 1854. His father John Antonio Sousa was born in Spain, Portuguese and his mother Marie Elizabeth Trinkaus was born in Bavarian. His fame wasn’t an accident. His father was a trombonist with the United States Marine Band. By the time he was six, his musical talent had become apparent and he was enrolled for a year of solfeggio with a local Italian teacher. He was found to have absolute pitch, and so considered sufficiently gifted to begin…

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    John Philip Sousa was an American composer of the late Romantic era. He is most known today for his role in the American military and for his patriotic marches. Being an American composer greatly influenced his musical style, I think, as his music is very nationalistic. John Philip Sousa was born in Washington D.C. on November 6th, 1854. His father, John Antonio Sousa, was Portuguese and his mother, Maria Elisabeth Trinkaus, was German. Sousa was the third of ten children. John Sousa began his…

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    the boys. Corrine was told by doctors that boys developed slower than girls. She was also told that twins developed their own language. The movie started out with the boys being children and ended when they were in high school. They did not have any form of verbal communication as children. One of the boys, Philip did however, repeat everything that he heard others say. They did not have any social interactions while at school or their home. They…

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    From the Private Journal of a Journey The events of American history are very much connected to the influence of American literature and what it has become today. The effects of the world around him/her mostly gather the inspiration that a writer needs, and this is how the geography and history of America have made an impact on American literature. When beginning to read From the Private Journal of a Journey by Sarah Kemble Knight I learned that it was a private note she had wrote in her journal…

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    from her father. In 1628 Bradstreet got married to Simon Bradstreet. Bradstreet immigrated to the new world with her husband, and parents in 1630. She had her first child in 1633. All together Bradstreet had a total of eight children. Three girls Dorothy, Sarah, and Hannah. Five boys Samuel, Simon, Mercy, Dudley, and John. Bradstreet poetry was quite conventional in style, form, and mainly dealt with history and politics. Her poetry expressed her commitment to the craft of writing. Her work…

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    grandeur and terror, they begin. It was 1924, at the middle of a decade-long economic boom. At the age of 25, Yale graduate Philip Fitzgerald, along with his divine girlfriend, Madeleine, journey on an afternoon train from the peaceful ambiance of New Haven, to the roaring traffic of New York City. He then settles in an inexpensive apartment condo in Brooklyn. Prior to this, he and his family were in a seven-month feud about their emigration. Philip, like any other fine gentleman, would…

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    Portals in literature have made it possible to enter many magical or fantastical lands. Indeed, there are many different places in the world of literature that we on solid Earth have been able to explore. Not by ourselves, but accompanied by one or more fictional characters and their adventures shared through the written word. Using the literary works of: “Alice in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by Frank Baum, “His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife” by Philip Pullman,…

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    “There was an iciness, a sinking, a sickening of the heart.”(page 1, paragraph 1) The narrator felt these sickening feelings of fear and disgust but knew not why he felt them, he said he doesn’t know what makes him feel so “unnerved” about the house. “ What was it that so unnerved me about the contemplation of the house.” In contrast, the movie version of the story displays a man, a man who is now not unknown within the storyline. He is the main character of the movie, and he goes by the name of…

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    In London was where Shakespeare got his beginning. By the 1590’s Shakespeare was managing an acting company in London. It was called The Lord Chamberlain’s men. While managing this company it became very popular, also Shakespeare began publishing and selling his work. By 1597 he had fifteen plays published and by 1599 Shakespeare and a few business built their own theater on the bank of the Thames River. They later named it The Globe (“Prezi 3”). Some of Shakespeare’s earlier plays include…

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