Essays Tagged: "Al Jolson"

George Gershwin's history.

first premier composers.George had two brothers, Arthur and Ira, and one sister, Francis (Frankie). Although George is the most well known of the family, his brother Ira was also a successful lyricist ... essful lyricist. George began to study music seriously at the young age of 12 years.Early Professional Career (1916-1924)George started his professional career in "Tin Pan Alley," a place in New York ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The "Roaring Twenties"

e to enjoy life as much as possible.By the twenties things were definitely heating up and getting really exciting. Women's rights, new inventions and entertainment were just a few of the many things t ... full effect as men's rights were, but many women fought for privileges. Women were considered naturally weaker than men, delicate, and unable to perform work requiring muscular or intellectual develo ...

(4 pages) 134 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Anne sexton's cinderella

With many variations of fantasies, "Happily ever after" is reoccurring in every fairy tale. "Cinderella" by Anne Sexton is a different variation of the classic tale. The author sets up he ... sion of Cinderella with four anecdotes sharing how others can go from poverty to riches or gritty reality to fantasy. Sexton changes her happily ever after ending by satirizing the message the story g ... the story gives. By doing so, Sexton would like the reader to know the difference between a fairy tale and reality. Anne Sexton deconstructs the ending of her retold fairy tale by using sarcasm to ch ...

(4 pages) 104 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Assess the roles played by science and technology in the construction of c19th and/or c20th American urban space?

After World 1 the United States were left virtually unharmed, the United States was even able to experience a decade of peace and prosperity follow ... disastrous war. Of the many reasons for America's prosperity, technology played one of the most vital parts in bringing the great economic and cultural prosperity that America experienced during the ... ay, but not without a few negative side effects.One of the first major inventions to become a national craze was the automobile. First developed with a combustion engine in 1896 by inventor Henry Ford ...

(7 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Anne Sexton's Cinderella: An Analysis

We've always read or been read fairy tales once in our lives, and how do they always end? Yes, happily eve ... they always end? Yes, happily ever after. In Anne Sexton's "Cinderella", she shakes up the traditional fairy tale, by adding her own tale. She uses sarcasm to finish the tale, causing the reader's exp ... uses sarcasm to finish the tale, causing the reader's expectation of a happy ending and a traditional fairy tale to disappear. In doing so, she depicts the difference between the fairy tale and reali ...

(3 pages) 155 1 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Al Johnson

What was Al Jolson mostly known as?He was known as The World's Greatest Entertainer, a superstar before the w ... s known as The World's Greatest Entertainer, a superstar before the word was coined, and whose musical heritage created much of the entertainment industry we know today.What were the talents of Al Jol ... d much of the entertainment industry we know today.What were the talents of Al Jolson?Al Jolson aka Al Wonder owns and operates a London nightclub. Also, Al Jolson is an amazing jazz singer.How was Al ...

(1 pages) 498 1 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Hallelujah I' M A Bum Essay

Most men have a certain set of values. Once these values are decided it can be very hard to convert them. The film Hallelujah, I'm a ... any different ideas of virtue. However, this movie shows how money can lead a man to abandon these values. The mayor displays a splendid example of how this may occur. Once he became the mayor ... no. After he was forced to go by his secretary, he showed up two hours late to the event. The mayor also gave $1000 to capture the heart of June but she dropped her purse, losing the gift. The mayor d ...

(2 pages) 409 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers