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    In the film, To Live, the role of the shadow Puppets are used primarily as a symbol of the main character’s will to survive. In Chinese culture more than 2000 years ago, a favorite concubine of Wu Emperor of the Han Dynasty died of illness; the emperor missed her so much that he lost his desire to reign. One day, a minister happened to see children playing with dolls where the shadows on the floor were vivid. Inspired by this scene, the smart minister hit upon an idea. He made a cotton puppet of the concubine and painted it. As night fell, he invited the emperor to watch a rear-illuminated puppet show behind a curtain. This story recorded in the official history book is believed to be the origin of shadow puppetry. Shadow puppets were first…

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    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,…

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    The Beaver Film Analysis

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    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…

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    The Pinocchio Effect

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    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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    Science Autobiography

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    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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    Bugsy Research Paper

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    Puppet of a Pal Sometime around the age of five or six, I received a gift of a hand puppet. I assume the maker tried to make it resemble a spider. The back end of the puppet ballooned, which made the head very small. It was the color of lilacs with a powder pink nose and bright yellow antennae. I named it Bugsy, and he lived at my grandparent’s house in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. My little fingers couldn’t fill the enormous leg holes or the head hole to play with the puppet. Instead, I would…

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    based on the most subtle and seemingly irrelevant cues, and that, to some extent, is the dark side of morality.” (2012) Now that I have shared with you some tests and views on what impacts morals, I’d like to hear your thoughts and opinions on the topic. Dialogue Questions Close- Ended Questions By a show of hands, do you think it’s possible that humans are born with a sense of right and wrong. Why or why not? By a show of hands how many of you feel as though you have decided or chosen your…

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    The Muppets had the ability to become a household name. It is all due to the famous Jim Henson, but most people do not know about other puppets such as the marionette and the uber-marionettes. Some people even prefer these puppets over human actors, but there are some essential differences between the two. Just like there are difference between the Muppets and the marionettes, and that is why the Muppets cannot represent the ideal of Kleist and Craig’s uber-marionette style. The muppets does not…

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    Stand By Greek Arya

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    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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    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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