Leslie Van Houten

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  • Trope In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    In Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” a novel that embodies the main points of the gothic writing of it’s time. Stoker’s use of tropes in his work assessing a distinct villain, the settings of the novel Throughout the book Stoker manages to use the trope wild and desolate landscapes as a base and setting for what occurs throughout the book. Certain settings distinguish either the character or the actions that take place. With wild and desolate landscapes it shows and sets up a gloomy and dark setting which…

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  • Gothic Elements In Dracula

    It proves that mortal creatures are capable of creating immortal inventions that will last for generations. Stoker emphasises that feature of the genre by letting Van Helsing and Seward help Lucy with fancy-at-that-times blood transfusions, or making the doctor travel with “the vehicle of the future” - train. Modern technology is there to show Victorian era’s love for conspicuous consumption and grandiose events…

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  • Elements And Elements Of Symbolism In Starrry Night, By Vincent Van Gogh

    There are five striking elements and principles of design throughout Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh. The first is the use of composition, the second is the use of color, the third is use of line, the forth is the use of movement, and the fifth is the rhythm of the painting. Also, there is a good use of overlapping and detail throughout the painting. In Starry Night there is a brilliant use of composition. Van Gogh was able to transform a blank canvas and add life to it. Composition is defined…

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  • Dziga Vertov's Theory Of Montage In Cinema

    Dziga Vertov’s conception of montage is defined by a borrowed reference to music called the theory of intervals. In music, an interval is the difference between two notes and can be wide or short. More than a mere parallel montage, Vertov’s montage using intervals consists in extending a filmic movement by using another shot placed in the same filmic continuity, even if this second shot has been recorded elsewhere or in another time. Like in symphonic music, with recurrent themes and patterns…

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  • How To Be A Good Photographer Essay

    How to Be a Good Photographer? “Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art” –Ambrose Bierce. The perception of a beautiful painting is projected from the artist’s mind, feeling and mood; and a major part in completing the artists vision is the way he places the object in his art. Contrary to that some of the most beautiful pictures happen when objects naturally fall into place alas the natural movement of the sun from east to west can create many beautiful versions of…

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  • Reflection Of The Movie Amadeus

    Peter Shaffer’s 1984 film Amadeus is the story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told from the perspective of his peer, so called friend, and rival Antonio Salieri. The movie begins with a man yelling Mozart 's names and saying that he killed him, we soon learn that the man is none other than Antonio Salieri and he is attempting to commit suicide. This act lands him in an insane asylum, where he is then interrogated by Father Vogler a priest who gets Salieri to tell him what he meant by he killed…

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  • Opera House Essay

    An opera house is the place for performing arts such like opera, stage show, symphony, choral concert, singer concert and a place for the artist to perform or display their arts as a world tour around the world. There are hundreds of opera houses around the world include the Malaysia’s opera house as known as Palace of Culture, also known as Istana Budaya that located next to the National Art Gallery on Jalan Tun Razak in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. The first and the greatest public opera house…

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  • Picnic In The Mountains Analysis

    Compare and Contrast Essay (Fernando Botero) Art Appreciation 1301 400 Rossmery Tejada Professor Moseley 6 Nov 2017 • Work one: Picnic in The Mountains. Fernando Botero, 1966. Oil on canvas. 26.0 inches by 31.5 inches. • Work Two: Picnic. Fernando Botero, 1999. Oil on canvas. Many artists change their style as they’re maturing. When artist are generating their first works of art much of their inspiration come from other experienced artists. With the passage of time, artists become more…

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  • George Balanchine Jewels Analysis

    George Balanchine is recognized worldwide for his virtuosic, neoclassical ballets. Balanchine has been claimed as the father of American ballet, due to his prominent contributions to the twentieth century ballet culture. From the almost hundred ballets he created throughout his career, I believe “Jewels”, which premiered in 1967 at the New York City Ballet, New York State Theatre, to be one of his most stunning works. Jewels is a full evening length performance, consisting of three acts. Each…

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  • Analysis: Going Home By Jacob Lawrence

    1. Figure 4.3, Going Home by Jacob Lawrence. This piece was created in 1946, and was painted with gouache, which is an opaque type of watercolor. I personally did not like this piece, I’m not a fan of the medium used, but nevertheless I found it interesting. In my opinion, the low value and intensity of the yellows and greens are unappealing, I think they make this train or bus seem outdated and old, or just dirty. But I do enjoy the contrasting red and green, and the warm feeling that the…

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