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    Following your dreams despite obstacles, objections, and adversity are characteristics of an innovator. Mary Wigman is so, she wanted to follow her dream in dance, regardless of the objection from her parents. In her eyes everyone was a dancer and that dance reflects what lies in the inner self. Mary was born in Germany, November 13, 1886. She attended school in Germany, but on a visit to Amsterdam she attended a dance performance choreographed by Emile Jaques, she was awoken and shaken by the dance, progressing her to the love for this art. Following this even she enrolled in Jaques’s school in 1911 and then moved on to Switzerland in 1913 to enroll in a class given by Rudolf Van Laban. Following this she went into seclusion, working hard…

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    Wigman Dance Analysis

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    - Time differences It is clear from the living times of the two great dancers that they lived in different times with Wigman having the peak of her career in the early 40s while Pina was active up to the close of the 20th century and even in the beginning of the 21sst century. The differences create Pina as an image of a modern dancer who found the stage well set without much hindrance. On the other hand, Wigman was among the pioneers who were responsible for setting the stage. It follows that…

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    The culture and traditions that lead to certain dance styles and moves can be traced back somewhat to the economic and political status of the time period and location of the dance. For example, in Mary Wigman’s Hexantanz, or “Witch Dance” (1914), it’s not hard to deduce - by examining the music and ghostly wardrobe - that the work was heavily influenced by spirituality. Another, arguably less ghostly example of dance that reflects its peripheral culture is Martha Graham’s Primitive Mysteries…

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    Artists, such as dancers, are often judged by the way they choreograph pieces or how their movement appears. An important figure to the history of dance is an artist named, Mary Wigman. Mary Wigman is a native of Germany and the leading force of German modern dance. Many of her works considered the gentleness of nature to the macabre, or unearthly. The reason behind her choreography being judged crucial originates from her background of a Germanic heritage. Within this heritage, an atomsphere of…

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    I volunteered as a tutor at Saint Mary 's bridge Home through the PULSE program this year. Working with a population of disenfranchised youth at Saint mary 's center taught me one key lesson that I would like to bring to the Student Technology Specialist position; Computer Science and Math is for everyone. No matter who it is or what type of school system they have been subjected to, If you have a passion you can lean. Wrestling with STEM study alongside these children taught me the only thing…

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    the middle of the East and West. Many people might traveled from Europe to China for the variety of raw materials, such as silk. Therefore, Jerusalem can be the city with many different beliefs, cultures and products. For example, Virgin and Child Enthroned and the Crucifixion painting, and the wool material, Piece of Carpet with Geometric Design, shows that Jerusalem is a significant city of the Silk Road. The painting, Virgin and Child Enthroned and the Crucifixion, was painted around ca.…

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    In Elizabeth Browning’s pleading letter to Napoleon III, Elizabeth uses many rhetorical devices in order to convince the Emperor of France to pardon Hugo. She flatters His Majesty Napoleon III in an attempt to win his goodwill. Second, she uses syntax in order to create an intelligent letter. Finally, she thoroughly explains her purposes to Napoleon. Thus using flattery, syntax, and logos, Browning was able to effectively persuade Napoleon III to pardon Hugo,had of course he sent the letter.…

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    It is interesting to note that, included in the set of Suffrages as the very first prayer is an illustration devoted to St. Anne in St. Anne Instructing the Virgin (Fol. 13). It is no accident that the first suffrage in this prayer book is dedicated to the saint with the same name as the patron; certainly, this primary position was deliberately chosen, indicating the particular devotion to this saint that Anne de Bretagne had. The inclusion of St. Anne is not only significant because of the…

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    The Lamentation of Christ in a Cartouche with Flowers is framed within a cartouche which has a garland of flowers draped around the it and image. The scene of actual lamentation is in the center of the painting depicting a group of cherubs removing the shroud from the body of Christ revealing it the Virgin Mary, who is wearing blue and red drapery with a grey vail. Mary clutches her heart, which has been allegorically pierced by a sword as cherubs look upon her and the body of Christ each…

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    The poor Apothecary is bribed with dollar bills instead of gold. To close out the movie, the TV announces that there is a “gloomy peace” instead of the Prince, who is now Officer Prince and Chief of Police. In the movie “Romeo + Juliet”, there are many symbols found throughout the movie that are used to convey a cryptic meaning and add more culture to the film itself. One of these symbols happens to be the Virgin Mary, which is a predominantly found in Catholicism. In the time period Romeo and…

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