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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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    In the short story, “The lady, or The Tiger?”, the author Frank R. Stockton creates a make believe tale about a barbaric King. Where a boy would have to choose a door, of which a vicious tiger in one and a lady in the other that he would immediately marry. The king did this where the boy would leave his daughter alone one way or the other. The girl knew of which was behind each door and she would have to choose if she wanted to see her lover with another girl, or to let the tiger kill him and be…

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    The author, the title and the content of Love of seven dolls are completely irresistible. The book opens with a young girl called mouche standing at the banks of Seine where she is planning to throw herself. Like any other reader there is need to read ahead to understand why she would want to commit suicide. Eventually, one understands that it is the war that caused her all her problems. She had lost both her parents in the war. She had dreamt of the stage, and in return worked hard and saved…

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    What is it about the Ramayana that makes it well-suited for shadow puppetry? The purpose of this investigation is to know in which ways the practice of shadow puppetry is conducive to the performance of ancient legends. Ramayana is performed with Shadow Show; Shadow Show play is also known as shadow puppetry this is an ancient practice in which people express and show their stories to entertain people. This type of theatre uses flat articulated figures that create the impression of humans…

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    Stand By Greek Arya

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    Figure 1. Informal model of categories which is created by Popplet app Children’s Needs and Interest While Arya organizing her classroom, first she considers the children needs. According to Arya, a kindergarten classroom should be developmentally appropriate for the students. For example, she created a block space that children can improve their minor and gross motor skill and imagination, while playing block and Legos. In addition, in case of this space is not big enough for students to…

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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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    The short, simple style of Marie de France’s lai “Milun” lends itself easily to an adaptation into a short film in the style of silhouette animation. The goal of this film will be both to maintain the meanings present in the original lai as well as to expand the audience that is able to appreciate the poem. The length of a short film maintains the structural integrity of the story in its entirety while also making it accessible to audiences who may not feel equipped to read and interpret this…

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    Tooth And Nail Poem

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    During the apartheid time in South Africa the Toyi-Toyi is one of the well-known protest and freedom songs were utilized during the political struggle of South Africa to communicate and raise the concern of black people. On in these Toyi-Toyi, black people were killed, some got severely injured, whereas others got arrested. Tooth and Nail “fragments elements such as song, dance, chant, fiction language, imaginary, obsessional repletion, opera pastiche and puppetry, also political, social and…

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    When Melies was only at a young age, he started to get passionate about the arts. He decided when he was younger he was going to perused a career in stage design and puppetry. He made it in what he pursued to become but because he was really brilliant. It guided him to become huge in the film industry for a short time. Now with Porter, he wasn’t as successful like Melies in the film industry. Porter had experience with electrical engineering unlike Melies. Because he was well experience with…

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