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    The Song “Mr Sandman” is a studio recorded folksong that was first recorded by Vaughn Monroe and his orchestra, and later interpreted by The Chordettes. This song is an example of a strophic song, as it has a limited number of melodies that are repeated throughout the song. It is sung by a a female quartet with a secondary accompaniment. The accompaniment consists of clapping, a drum set (membranophone), a bass (membranophone), something that sounds like a synthesizer (electronophone). The singers are singing in parallel harmony throughout the song, making this a polyphonic texture. The song is played in duple meter. The song consists only of verses, but repeats the last line of each verse to create a faux chorus. The song is 13 measures long…

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    The Sandman

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    In the story The Sandman by Hoffman we are introduced to many characters and we see the development of these characters the main female characters are named Clara and Olimpia, they share many of the same characteristics as described by Hoffman in his story. We will be comparing both of these women by taking a look at them thorough the perspective of the male character Nathanael; this story was written by Hoffman and uses the cyborg as a double for a person. Clara is the real woman in the story…

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    The Sandman Religion

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    The first thing that Gaiman does to use religion and mythologie as a premise for its story is with the use of realms. The Sandman takes planes of existence other than just our own, from many different religions and mythologies and uses it as the setting for almost all of the scenes. One of the biggest realms that are used in the story is Hell. Hell, which is part of the Christian belief, is not only a setting for the story, but it is also a key subject in the storyline. When lucifer decides to…

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    Introduction (200) René Descartes was a French scientist, mathematician and philosopher in the 17th century. His work had a great impact on the world of philosophy. One of his well known work is the First Meditation. In this paper he raises doubt against his era’s best minds’ teachings and belief system so against the foundations of what that world was built on. As he says, “I realized that it was necessary, once in my life, to demolish everything completely and start again from the fundations”.…

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    Enter Sandman Analysis

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    Nightmares “Enter Sandman” “Enter Sandman” by Metallica, is one of the most famous rock songs during 1990’s, written by Kirk Hammett, James Hatfield, and Lars Ulrich, this song talks about the fear of dark, nightmares, and death. Interestingly, it starts with a very different and unique guitar riff, which brings the feeling of dark and fear. The original theme of the song was a child dealing with darkness and death, but was changed before it got released because it had the…

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    physical state of a character later leads to a psychological impact on the individual. While representing different cultural and literary movements, E.T.A. Hoffman’s The Sandman, and Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis can both be said to reflect the theme of the Supervenience relationship in similar yet contrasting ways. Through the falling action of each of the works’ protagonist, The Sandman and The Metamorphosis explore the battle of the body verses…

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    German Romanticism is a movement in both the arts and literature that originated in the late 18th century. Goethe’s Erlkönig, and ETA Hoffman’s The Sandman are both German Romantic pieces of literature. The creators of each of these pieces would view Shakespeare’s Macbeth as a German Romantic play even though it predated the movement. This is because Shakespeare’s Macbeth implements many of the same techniques which Goethe and ETA Hoffman employ throughout their works and which were…

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    I really liked this class overall. I liked the creative project at the end of semester, it would be neat to have other assignments like that. I liked reading the Neil Gaiman works, but I think this class would benefit from studying other “popular” authors who deal with real-world themes. I really liked reading The Sandman and The Wolves in the Walls and finding merit in works like graphic novels and children’s books. I think that reading some of those works would be greatly beneficial for next…

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    Now in days everyone is a “winner” every one gets to go home with a trophy even if they didn’t even win. They have always been praised for just being there, even if they don’t try. If someone tells you that you’re a winner, then you automatically just are. Winning is never giving up even after you have lost. It was the most basic of mornings that I woke up to. The sun was not yet shining its warmth on my little world, however I still dragged myself out of my warm consuming bed, leaving it and…

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    “No doubt exists that all women are crazy; it’s only a question of degree,” W. C. Fields once said. Well what’s the highest degree? Are women really crazy, or do they just change? In the chapter “Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong” in the book The Things They Carried, author Tim O’Brien lets us answer these questions ourselves. The chapter is a sweet one, we think in the beginning. It’s about a young soldier flying his sweetheart out to the war in Vietnam for a visit, since he can’t visit her. She…

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