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  • The Green Corn Ceremony

    ceremony tends to last four to eight days. Some of the events that take place during the ceremony include stomp dances, games, adulthood rites for young boys who were of age during the year, and even marriage ceremonies. The specific spiritual and religious aspects of the ceremony include the stomp dancing (Green Corn Dance), fasting and purification, and a feast of thanks. As mentioned posketv also refers to the fasting, which is translated to "Green Corn" in English. As the ceremony commences so does the fast, for the time frame that the ceremony takes place the tribe members will not eat. Fasting was one of the principle ways of attaining spiritual purity. Instead, they also took part in drinking purgatives to rid their bodies of any impurities and negative energies that lingered in their bodies. A ritual most often performed by the Oklahoma Seminoles today. After the four to eight days of fasting the tribe will prepare a large meal to start off the new year and of course to give thanks for the corn they have received. A very important aspect of any Green Corn Ceremony is the Green Corn Dance, performed today by Floridian Seminoles. This very activity is performed for as long as hours at a time. Stomp dance, however, is not an indigenous term though it refers to the stomping pattern of the dance. In the Creek language, the dance is called opvnkv hacogee, which means spirited dance. The…

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  • Creek Indian Social Ball Game Poem Analysis

    Through story and its ability to transfer an experience to those who hear it, that truth of the murder is passed along to the people of the village. Ceremonial quality to the performance, mixture of dance and narrative paced with the energy of atmosphere, nature, and people. "I talk about the qualities of the woman, whom the man sees as a walrus" (104). This line conveys the mistake the hunter made, which was in seeing the woman not as a fellow human connected to himself, but as something for…

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  • Flamenco Dance History

    In a dark, desolate Spanish cave, music comes to life as you enter in. The sudden claps from castanets make the whole room hush. Eyes follow the swift movement of the dancers. Such emotion fills the room; jubilation, bliss, anger, fear, and love. Spanish culture comes alive when the flamenco dance begins. The history of this dance brings together the melting pot of people, traditional music, Latin dancing, and mystic surroundings. Tourists with their cameras ready for action, stare at the…

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  • Busby Berkley Kaleidoscope Effect

    Busby Berkley was a choreographer and a director starting in the 1920’s. As well with both choreographing and directing, he was considered the showman of his era. Busby did not have training in dance as everyone else so he had taught himself. During the Great Depression, he was able to lift up the hearts of Americans, mainly because he had used females in his works and centered on their beauty and was able to use them as his muse Busby Berkley was born as Berkley William Enos in Los Angeles in…

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  • Her All-Native Film Analysis

    Nations peoples by non-Natives is frequent thematic concern, her work, nonetheless, presents a multi-layered ironic exploration of both non-Natives and Natives. This intersubjective thematic critique of Native-Canadian identity also becomes a way of enunciating the complexity of nation, not only in the heterogeneity of subject matter but also in opting for an associative or suggestive style which makes the heterogeneity comprehensive. The Business of Fancy Dancing (2002) The 2002 FallsApart…

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  • Theme Of Duality In A Doll House

    in order to prevent a confrontation, Nora begs Torvald to help her practice the tarantella dance for a party. As Dr. Rank and later Torvald play the piano, Nora dances wildly and with great enthusiasm. However, Torvald…

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  • Themes Of Dancer And Shinny Game That Changed The Ice

    quote represents the loneliness that she is feeling from having nowhere to belong. This scenario is similar to that in Shinny Game that Melted the Ice “At first it was tentative”(Wagamese 82), this sentence is talking about the nervousness that came with meeting your family once again after being torn away at a young age. Both of the characters are feeling similar emotions at this time, however their traits start to change once they realize this is a safe place where they can belong. Clarissa…

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  • Reflection Paper On Dancing

    From seeing the videos, I saw how truly difficult it is. I saw Misty Copeland struggle with a fracture, yet danced any ways, and eventually had surgery to over come it. I saw Justin Peck struggle with his own injuries in the movie, but still continued to dance. In the Russian documentary I saw five young girls pushing their bodies to the breaking point to become the best, no matter what it took to get there. Dancer place themselves in difficult situations and push their bodies so far to accept…

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  • Analysis Of Rizalde Speech

    running a dance studio business. Secondly,”No pain, no gain” (Elizalde para 20). Basically saying, you fall down, get right back up and do it again. This can apply to a dancers life because you literally go through blood, sweat, and tears. I been in this positions a billion of times, and I always gain something from my mistake. One time that I remembered would be when I was learning how to turn in jazz for the first time and I attempted to do a triple turn, I skid all over the floor and got…

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  • Essay On Gymnastics

    Gymnastics you ask what is it it’s a sport that is performed in the winter Olympics. Yes it is a sport some people say it is not a sport but it is because it uses the performance of exercises requiring strength, flexibility, balance and control. It’s actually two types of gymnastics there’s artistic and rhythmic. Yes they are different because rhythmic gymnastics you do Gymnasts performing as in jumps, tosses, leaps and other moves with different types of apparatus. Rhythmic gymnastics is the…

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