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    In Greek mythology, the Nine Muses provided inspiration for literature, art, music, and science. They were the daughters of Zeus, the king of the gods, and the goddess of memory, Mnemosyne. The nine Muses were also goddesses who lived above the summits of Mount Olympus, Helicon, Parnassus, and Pindus. Melpomene was one of the nine Muses, and her sisters were Clio, Thalia, Calliope, Polyhymnia, Euterpe, Erato, Terpsichore, and Urania. Each Muse was assigned a specific role, which was the comedy, history, poetry, music, dancing, singing, sacred hymns, rhetoric, and harmony. Melpomene’s role was the tragedy. A tragedy is a form of ancient Greek drama that was performed in open-air theatres in Athens and forms the foundation of modern theatre.…

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    occurred as only scribes, or writers knew how to write correctly. This work gives majority of the myths, origins, while including all the names of even the less worshipped gods. Theogony starts with an invocation to the Muses, addressing them, telling of their story…

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    This painting was done on poplar wood with tempura. The subject matter for this particular piece of art is to show one of the Nine Muses, Calliope. Muses are from Greek Mythology and they are said to give inspiration to artist. The Muses are usually depicted in paintings of divine beauty and usually holding laurels. Calliope, in particular, was a superior Muse and was always shown with kings and princes for serenity and justice. In this particular painting by Tura, Calliope is painted on top of…

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    In 1798 a well-known poet named Samuel Taylor Coleridge published his poem The Rime of The Ancient Mariner. The poem was contained in a poem collage by Coleridge and William Wordsworth called the Lyrical Ballads. Coleridge is known for the Romantic influence in his writings: “Coleridge achieved wonder by the frank violation of natural laws, impressing upon readers a sense of occult powers and unknown modes of being” (“The Romantic Period: Topics.” The Norton Anthology of English Literature).…

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    The Globalist By MUSE

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    The song “The Globalist” by MUSE emphasizes the message that monstrous human behaviors are byproducts of humanity itself. The subject of this song is about human nature in the context of wars and dictatorships. Through the use of changes in tones throughout the piece like going from a cinematic to a harsh and then a melancholy tone, MUSE really wants people to hear the rise and fall of an empire both lyrically and musically. They use heavy drumbeats to really express this. MUSE emphasizes three…

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    Looking at another great example we have the contest between the Muses and the Sirens. This sarcophagus is from the Late Imperial or Gallenic period in the third quarter of 3rd century AD. It is made from Pentelic marble and was acquired from the Metropolitan Museum of Art through the Rogers fund in 1910. It is with the rectangular sarcophagus, we have the defeat of death. The scene depicted is three gods, Athena, Zeus, and Hera, judging a musical contest among the Muses and the Sirens. The…

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    The Boardwalk Muse I followed the ancient, rickety boardwalk through the rows of corn that went to the ends of my Earth. The early summertime dew had a perfume of light magic that hung in the air like the fireflies that danced in and out of my vision. Pounding against the decrepit boards, my bare feet were getting tired from the running I was doing, but I couldn 't stop now. John was waiting for me near the ocean at the end of the lane, our little spot. Nothing more than a puny fishing…

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    'Posmodern Posmortem' , give a curse about the atmosphere of moodiness and darkness that we expect from this album. ' Dystopian ', clarify the atmosphere of gloom into a profound musing and showing the impression of the epic when understanding the musical concept and structure of tempo in this song. You will also hear more like this on a song titled' Grim Muse' and 'The Becoming'. For us, ' 'Dystopian ', ' Grim Muse ' or ' The Becoming ' is songs that we assume as the collection of nuances that…

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    In The Muses Go To School, Rosie Perez tells her story about how the arts made her who she is today. Rosie Perez is a well-known American actress who is also known to be a community activist, talk show host, author, dancer, and choreographer. Looking back at all Perez has accomplished, you would never think that she almost did not take the chance to become what she did. Rosie Perez was a shy kid who did not really stand out. When she was younger, her parents had gotten tickets to a play in…

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    The Muse, a great place to drink coffee, interact, and observe social forces in action. This Sociology Project is to show how individuals interact with one another in a coffee shop environment. The Muse is a coffee shop located in Wyndhurst, Virginia and is a predominately white and upper-middle class suburb. The study took place on the afternoon of October 24, 2016. Individuals at the Muse were studied through visual observation and any verbal observation that could be pieced…

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