Michel Fokine

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  • Essay On Ballet Russes

    From the 20th Century Russian Ballet expanded exponentially with the help of advocates such as Sergei Diaghilev and the Ballet Russes. The ballet Russes produced many works Petroukcha is a Russian ballet which is first performed in 1911 choreographed by Michael Fokine. Fokine saw to it that many “key” principles of the classical ballet style abandoned to portray a tormented puppet named Petrouchka. The story takes place at a Russian spring fair in Admirality Square, St Petersburg. The story unfolds when The Showman encumbrances human emotions upon his puppets and a love triangle is established between the main characters, The Moor, The Ballerina and Petrouchka. This essay will be interpreting and evaluating Act II, Petroukcha’s room to understand how the Aural Components, Visual Components and Movements are used to convey meaning. In Act II, the audience receives deeper insight in to Petrouchka’s human emotions. From the outset of the act, it is clear that the Puppet is mistreated, multiple examples are…

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  • Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind Analysis

    Is there eternal sunshine in the spotless mind? This is the question posed by writers Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry and Pierre Bismuth in their movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. This movie, directed by Gondry, explores the idea that feelings and emotions are more powerful than memories, and that if we erased all of our memories, we would still possess the feelings and emotions that were created by those memories. The movie was inspired by a male friend of Bismuth who said that he…

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  • Analysis Of Michel Foucault's Eurocentric Patriarchy

    Heather Slawny Ashley Bohrer PHL 233 May 15 2015 Michel Foucault’s Eurocentric Patriarchy Michel Foucault’s The History of Sexuality analyzes how gender, sexuality, and power are perceived jointly. He accomplishes this specifically by considering the “repressive hypothesis” and “bio-power.” The repressive hypothesis is the theory that society has been constructed in a way that makes topics like sex and sexuality taboo, unless this discourse is masked in a euphemized, strictly reproductive…

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  • External Forces In Kwame Appiah's Racial Identity

    articles by Bordo, Appiah and Foucault, readers can see a range of views presented as they elaborate further into the topic of identity. The debate between internal and external forces is examined in detail as the audience experiences the polar spectrum of their logic and the idea that we as people are ever changing. Change occurs every moment of everyday, whether we notice it or not. In Susan Bordo’s “Beauty (Re) discovers the Male Body”, she points out the effect of media on human’s views of…

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  • Sedgwick's The Body In The Closet

    The body in the closet Visibility is not simply about the recognition, identification and categorization of bodies, but it is also how bodies negotiate and exist within systems of power. These are the very dynamics which regulate the invisibility of certain bodies as well. The idea of the ‘closet’ which Sedgwick develops, points at how complicated the promise of invisibility inside the closet and visibility outside the closet is. According to her, culture can be understood through the…

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  • Panopticism Response Paper

    Jannessa Mariscal Vanessa Powers English 214 October 22, 2015 Response paper #4 re: Panopticism The Panopticism is a cell looking building. It has many cages, it deprives light, and it encloses everything. It is a circular structure with a center. The Panopticon functions as a kind of laboratory of power. Due to the fact that the tower is in the center, they can view everything and all movements from the inhabitants, everyone in there was constantly being watched and supervised. The tower is…

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  • Foucault Western Civilization Analysis

    In every society there is a form that is followed, a pattern of behavior and a structure that in some ways defines the nature of that society. In the case of Western civilization these structures are explored historically by Michel Foucault and dissected, asking why they are the way they are, what station they occupy in our society and how this affects those of us who live within this civilization. Foucault leads us on a journey fraught with insights to the mystery, terrors and trials of the…

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  • Rortyan Ironist Epistemic Deliberativism

    There are many differing views about democracy, but “currently, there are three prominent streams within pragmatic political philosophy: Deweyan democratic perfectionism, Rortyan ironism, and pragmatist epistemic deliberativism” (Talise 2014 123) that provide for the conception of liberal democracy and its implementation. Though each of these philosophical explanations offer their own unique conception of democracy along with how to fulfill democracy’s enactment, pragmatist epistemic…

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  • Performance Appraisals

    Performance appraisals and the underlying disciplinary power it exercises in the UK education system Epigraph Disciplinary power is exercised through its invisibility; at the same time, it imposes on those it subjects a compulsory visibility. In discipline, it is the subjects who have to be seen. Their visibility assures the hold of the power that is exercised over them. It is the fact of being constantly seen that maintains the disciplined individual in his subjection (Foucault, 1979, p.…

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  • Foucault's Discourse On Sex

    Over the past two centuries, discourse regarding sex has significantly increased. This has led to the formation of an entire “sexual mosaic.” Michel Foucault contends, throughout the chapter, that the science of sex was essentially made up of evasions; a will to ignorance. The proliferating dialogue in respect to sex, in actuality, served as a way to conceal sex rather than to expose its truths. Foucault delves even further into the types of discourse on sex that was used, specifically, during…

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