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  • Dead Puppet Society's Argus: Theatre Analysis

    Dead Puppet Society’s production of Argus utilises post-dramatic theatre techniques as a reinvention of classic story tropes for a 21st century audience. Argus follows the classic tale of a hero’s journey. The story focuses on a creature as he travels the world in search of his lost love. Dead Puppet Society has re-envisioned what puppetry can be, throwing off the shackles of Bunraku and stringed puppets and using hands as a method of creating character. Argus utilises focus, characterisation, music, set, technical elements and post dramatic theatre techniques in an attempt to engage a 21st century audience. Argus successfully manages different forms of focus. Slippery focus in Argus has been utilised as a method of drawing attention away from…

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  • Stand By Greek Arya

    According to Arya, an ideal classroom should be spacious but unfortunately the size of the classroom is small for the number of students she had. In order to compensate this Arya crate mobile spaces that children utilize. For example, she moves puppet theater center if more students want to use it. In addition, Arya valued the time of students in her classroom therefore she renovate the surface of the base which was furnished with old and stinky wall to wall carpet. This remodeling was important…

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  • The Beaver Film Analysis

    The Beaver is a 2011 dramedy (dark comedy) film directed by and starring Jodie Foster. Written by Kyle Killen the moive also stars Mel Gibson, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawrence and Riley Thomas Stewart. The story doucuments a man in a mid-life crisis, a boy, a girl, a husband, a wife a father and son and a crumbling family providing a glimpes in to the life of Walter Black, a depressed and trouble husband, the beaver, a hand puppet Walter found in the trash, Meredith Black, Walter’s wife, Porter…

    Words: 1425 - Pages: 6
  • The Pinocchio Effect

    Pinocchio is at first rewarded for this decision by getting to play all day and hanging around other lazy members of society, but subsequently transforms into a donkey, or an ass, exposing the consequences of a hedonistic society. In the latter part of the story Pinocchio learns his moral lesson on a hedonistic societal repercussions and only when he begins to have a proper work ethic does the Fairy even consider his wish to become a boy (Collodi 70). Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg defines a term…

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  • The Importance Of The Internet In The New York Times

    Most of the time when one thinks of theatre, they think about the stage and the lights. More often than not, this is what theatre is. Until now, theatre is mostly actors, but the New York Times finds a way to add in puppets to the mix of theatre. Further into discover about puppets in stage plays, this article finds a way to interest theatre admirers and horror film ideals all together. In one play that the New York Times reported on there are two characters described as, “One is a shy and…

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  • Science Autobiography

    Science Autobiography My first memories of science lessons in elementary school are from kindergarten, when we made sock puppets filled with dirt and grass seed. The grass grew out of the top of the sock puppet, and created a sort of hair for it. I thought it was the greatest thing ever. When I got the chance to bring it home, I put it in the window in the kitchen, so everyone could see it. I was so proud of that thing. In first grade we raised butterfly eggs into larvae to a chrysalis, into…

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  • Love Of Seven Doll Analysis

    She had come at this bank to be to terminate her life. However, it was only the end of her emptiness and lack of friends. In a minute she saw one puppet, in another she saw seven. all of these puppets came to talk to her and witness what was happening. To her it appeared so magical yet it was real. The seven puppets brought the reality as they had characters so human such that she forgot they were no human. The puppets became her best friends and they provided to her the warmth she had not…

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  • Media's Puppets

    American’s have become puppets of the media, the media influences the way they act and what they become. Media has been around for years, but recently started to lose its value. For years children have been looking up to media to make their identity. Young citizens will do anything and everything to be a size four model, just so she or he could fit in with society’s meaning of beautiful. Not only would kids imitate what the media shows them but they will go to extreme measures to become those…

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  • Innocence And Deception Of Ophelia In Shakespeare's Hamlet

    Take the deception of the King and turn it on him. if I was to reveal the depth of his deceit in front of the whole court and point out all of the proceeding events. They court will see his plan to kill Hamlet using me as a puppet. Even if the court wouldn’t believe me the proof would be in the chalice. It would without a doubt show his true intentions, if he drunk from the cup he would be condemned to the same fate as poor Ophelia and if not there would be irrefutable evidence of his guilt in…

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  • The Puppet Master

    As long as the Puppet Master lives, there will always be law. The Puppet Master is a terrorist hiding behind computers and other “puppets”. Any way you look at the situation, the Puppet Master must be stopped. If government jobs had better screening policies, there would be a decrease in attacks, such as the one at the university. Dictators and terrorists create the need for a controlled government. One way to increase the trustworthiness of government employees is to increase the…

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