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  • The Importance Of Dreams In Midsummer Night's Dream

    Which contains more truth-- our dreams or our waking perceptions? For ages, historians and scientists have pondered over the reasons and meanings behind dreams. Naturally, it caused an important question to emerge-- which conveys more truth, dreams or one’s waking perception? In short, dreams tend to depict more truth than waking perceptions because they reveal one’s true nature at a state where there is no control over the thought process. To elaborate upon this notion, in a conscious state of…

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  • Buddha's Eight-Fold Path

    Buddha raised his voice against the ritualistic practices and attempted to simplify an already thriving religious system. Buddhism became famous for its message of compassion, non-violence, self-restraint, and love. Buddhism extended far and wide in the 6th century from Asia to the middle east becoming one of the largest followed religions. In 566 B.C., a young boy was born in Lumbini garden, his name was Siddartha Gautama, who would one day be known as Buddha. As a child Siddartha seemed…

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  • Koryo: Imperfect Social Model

    Anna Kim 20154461011 Essay 5 Koryo Unified Silla collapsed and because of imperfect social model based on the bone-rank system as well as no accommodation of talented people and other reasons Koryo dynasty been established. It was a long-lasting dynasty that lasted around 500 years. Scholars consider it as a very essential period for Korea because of development of Buddhism as well as establishing huge stone Buddhas and pagodas in the temples, Korea became known by the West and this was is a…

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  • Diversity In South Korea

    In addition, such historical events opened doors for the Korean people to unite while preserving their shared culture by maintaining “their own distinctive language, culture, dress, and cuisine” (Stone, 2005, p.117). Following, there were three major waves of immigration to the United States respectively in 1903, 1950, and 1965 with the passage of the 1965 Immigration Act. Reasons for the accelerating number of Korean immigrants are many, mainly driven with hopes of a better education and…

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  • Classical Music Er Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    On January 27, 1756, Salzburg, Austria was graced with the birth of one of the most influential composers of the Classical Music Era; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Parents; Leopold and Maria Mozart struggled to have a son, making Wolfgang the only sole surviving son. Leopold was a successful composer, violinist and concert assistant. Wolfgang’s older sister, Maria Anna was taught by their father to play piano. Through observation and fascination at the young age of 3 Wolfgang began to master the…

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  • Koryo Dynasty Research Paper

    During the earlier years of Korea, the Silla kingdom (668 – 918) had much influence of the Korean people and their culture; the Korean people adopted the religion of Buddhism and it became the centre of their spirituality as well as their politics. It was during the Koryo dynasty (918 – 1392) of Korea that Buddhist-inspired art and studies were growing and thriving in Korea, and it was near the end of the Koryo dynasty where they adopted a new philosophy known as Neo-Confucianism. The Korean…

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  • Essay On Valerian

    Valerian: Luc Besson’s hero drives a Lexus A younger generation raised after Star Wars might think, when looking at Valerian, the film, that it borrowed many ideas from George Lucas blockbuster, but the reality is different: Valerian inspired Star Wars. Valerian, the film, picks the comic series from 1967 and mixes it with a promise of the future: the Skyjet vehicle designed by Lexus for a world set 700 years in the future. The first trailer from Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,…

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  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Music Analysis

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was an Austrian composer whose mastery of the whole range of contemporary instrumental and vocal forms—including the symphony, concerto, chamber music, and especially the opera—was unchallenged in his own time and perhaps in any other. Although he did not even live to be forty (January 27, 1756 to December 5, 1791), Mozart still managed to not only be one of the greatest composers of the Classical period, but perhaps of all time. His musical pieces still remain quite…

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  • Mozart Research Paper

    praised. After they returned from this tour, Mozart wrote “eight symphonies, four divertimentos, several substantial sacred works, and an allegorical serenata, Il sogno di Scipione.”(Sadie) The last tour contained the opening of the opera Lucio Silla. It was highly acclaimed and was performed twenty-six times (Sadie). The pair returned from Vienna in 1773 and Wolfgang wrote many symphonies. During this time, he also composed what is considered to have been his first piano concerto. In 1774…

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  • North Korean Culture

    Culture is what sets a society or civilization apart from others and gives it a unique identity based upon that society’s shared ideas, beliefs, morals, customs, and behaviors. Despite the many differences between cultures around the globe, five major characteristics normally define any society’s culture. The first being that culture is learned, or passed down through knowledge, rather than inherited. A culture is also integrated with many different aspects that often tie in to each other and…

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