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    ‘frustration’, ‘grim giant’ and ‘cruel’ to show the little boy’s perspective towards the father scolding him. The child is afraid of the father scolding him, comparing the father to an ‘ogre’, showing that the father is comparable to an ogre, a creature that is normally used to describe people who tend to tower over people yet are angry at the same time. Both ‘Girl’ and ‘little boy crying’ explore the differences between the perspectives of the parents and the child, which is something that lots of families have experienced. Kincaid talks about the thoughts between the mother and child when going out to face the real world while Morris talks about the perspectives of the father and the child when the father is scolding his son. Through literary devices such as metaphors and listing, the poets explores the different perspectives of parents and children.…

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    publish due to copyright claims so in a panic he changed the words in his iconic piece to create “Sleep”. Before "Sleep” was even a concept a Texas woman came to Eric asking him to write a piece in remembrance of her parents married for 50 years who passed away in a fatal car accident. Through its slow tempo which is so powerful and it 's beautiful softer dynamic range to its magnificent chords sung by the choir in much louder dynamic ranges later in the piece shows the power, sorrow, and…

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    After Keiler examines Bernstein’s logical fallacies, he dismantles Bernstein’s claims of the harmonic series as basis for all music. He writes that even the “simple diatonic scale requires…gross adjustment” (Keiler, 208). This is indeed true, with the fourth being 29 cents flat, the third 14 cents flat, and the seventh 12 cents flat (as compared to equal temperament tuning). Keiler also says the diatonic scale reaches into the outermost limits of the harmonic series. This is again factual, since…

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    For this paper, I listened the RadioLab episode on music language. I chose this one because, being a musician myself, I’ve always been interested in the psychology behind music, specifically why certain sounds can so drastically alter our emotion. After all, they’re all just vibrations. So what is it about some vibrations that make them so much more significant to us than others? This is one of the primary questions addressed in this podcast. In discussing how music affects us emotionally, the…

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    In Grendel; literary techniques help Gardener to establish the idea of an already corrupt mind, collapsing around the edges. As the novel progresses the energy created intensifies and allures the audience. In John Gardeners Grendel; kennings, existentialism and metaphor are used to highlight Grendle’s isolation and clearly establish a central idea that isolating one’s self leads to self-destruction. Notably, signs of isolationism in Grendel are evident from the very beginning with kennings to…

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    Published in 1995 and written by Lee Patterson, the article Literary History aims to both explain and criticize the way in which the history of literature has been understood since its ideological conception. More precisely, Patterson primarily focuses on literary history through an extrinsic approach, which he defines as “the relation of literature, as a collection of writings, to history, as a series of events.” By approaching the topic in this way, he is able to evade the common mistake of…

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    Bode, Rita. "They … Should Be Out of It: The Women of Heart of Darkness." Conradiana: A Journal of Joseph Conrad Studies 26.1 (1994): 20-34. Rpt. in Short Story Criticism. Ed. Joseph Palmisano. Vol. 69. Detroit: Gale, 2004. Literature Criticism Online. Web. 29 Feb. 2016. Rita Bode Looks at Heart of Darkness from a female role and mentions that women in the novel are just as important as the men. The men have their own little groups in which they rely on and so do the woman in an equal manner,…

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    the mind of Edna, music for the reader evokes a deeper conceptual understanding of the literature. "The very passions themselves were aroused in her soul, swaying it, lashing it…she trembled, she was choking and the tears blinded her." (Chopin p. 30) As we can see in this quote music for Edna is of the utmost importance and truly changes who she is as an individual. Her emotional attachment to the arts and her response to the music portrays this. This is also true of the musical allusions…

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    unexpected event that happens to Henry. In comparison, in “The Brothers,” the brother Eric who later becomes Erica, reveals to the world on national television his change in identity. This event shocks his mother and brother Edmond, causing their familiarity to drift apart. Both stories share a similar obstacle that the brothers face, but it isn’t until the end, after the death of the troubled brother, that the remaining brother comes to accept and reconcile their relationships as a family. The…

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    Questions (1) Provide an explanaion of the literary style ‘magic(al) realism’. Then, demonstrate (using various examples from the novel), how Esquivel uses this style in the novel. Conclude with your evaluation of this style ( opinion - did you like it or not, why?). Magic realism or magical realism is a genre where magical elements are a natural part in an otherwise mundane, realistic environment. In the book “Like Water For Chocolate”, there are many magical factors you can find by…

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