Essays Tagged: "costumes"

Shakespeare and his Theater

he playwright did have some valuable technical sources that he used to the best of his ability. The costumes the actors wore were made to be very elaborate. Many of the costumes conveyed recognizable ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Intensional or Accidental? Similarities of Romeo and Juliet to Much Ado About Nothing

c device which initiatesthe love plot. It occurs in a social gathering, but not without the help of costumes.If it were not for costumes the result of love might have been drastically different.How wa ...

(3 pages) 50 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Romeo + Juliet

hing for everyone in this movie. A timeless story, a dynamic cast, a hip soundtrack, great sets and costumes and plenty of action. From the beginning the audience is told,' buckle up, this Romeo and J ... r their delivery within the context of the visual imagery makes all clear.The contemporary sets and costumes also work well to compliment the contemporary delivery of lines. This is a modern day cosmo ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A Pageantry of Costumes

tury as being captured by elegance, mystery and creative design. This was definitely shown by their costumes. The twelfth century was a time of intense religious worship, and when they performed on st ... The twelfth century was a time of intense religious worship, and when they performed on stage, the costumes were a release from their everyday restraints. The costumes of this century brought out the ...

(5 pages) 63 1 2.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

This essay is a breif discripition of how the KKK formed and who the founding fathers were.

o help release the stress of the times. The men were all poor and could not afford to make gowns or costumes for the group, so they decided to use linens. They wore the linens and put pillowcases on t ...

(3 pages) 97 1 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The modern production of "The Taming of the Shrew"

set was painted with sandy colours and lit with strong white light to connote the blazing heat. The costumes were typically Arabic, long, flowing and white, and the few props used were pots, cushions ...

(2 pages) 58 1 1.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

This is a satire newsletter. The theme is over exagerated beauty pageants.

o credit cards, or personal checks please. Only cash or your next born will be accepted as payment.*Costumes:All costumes must be O.K.ed by the Pageants of Texas Committee. Please make sure you have t ... costumer, Jose Rodriguez will be giving out his advice and tips. He will also be taking orders for costumes from his new line, less Material, More Glitz.Our Summer Camp is also interested in your lit ...

(2 pages) 59 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Five Walt Whitman poems. Metaphors, diction, syntax, form, rhyme scheme, and other literary techniques.

un there half an hour high--I see you also faceto face.Crowds of men and women attired in the usual costumes, how curiousyou are to me!On the ferry-boats the hundreds and hundreds that cross, returnin ...

(22 pages) 395 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

American Romanticism in Last of Mohicans.

llow the story very heavily, but it really explores the landscapes of the frontier and has detailed costumes and set design in the recreation of the period. Michael Mann goes to great pains to recreat ...

(2 pages) 68 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

X-Men: The Comic VS. The Movie Comparison Contrast

picture.First, the appearances of the X-Men had changed. By appearances, I not only mean the actual costumes, but I also mean the lineup. The original members of the X-Men in the comic book were Profe ... original X-Men the lineup was Professor Xavier, Cyclops, Jean Grey, Storm, Rogue and Wolverine. The costumes from the comic book were colorful and varied in materials. The costumes in the movie were a ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Trick Or Treat.

aying such an awful joke.Halloween was coming up and all the kids were getting exited, making their costumes. Josh, Corey, and Melvin were all in the 7th grade at St Jeffrey's Primary School. At schoo ... Melvin were all in the 7th grade at St Jeffrey's Primary School. At school they were planning their costumes and what they were going to need for them. Melvin had planned to be a ghost, Corey was goin ...

(4 pages) 33 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Critical review on Rob Marshall's musical, Chicago starring Catherine Zeta Jones and Richard Gere

s very easy to just sit back and watch everything happen before you, from the music to the sets and costumes and even the normally cringing Hollywood murder scenes are just a pleasure listen and view. ... "Chicago" give you a feeling that you really are in the 1920's and this goes hand in hand with the costumes, which feed off each other to give you this feeling. The set for the nightclub really grabb ...

(3 pages) 51 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Post 1914 Drama - An Inspector Calls.

duction. The set was authentic and traditional to the early twentieth century. The rich colours and costumes were excellent ways of showing the wealth of the characters. They were also portrayed very ...

(13 pages) 62 1 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Religious Roots of the Festival of Halloween.

ir favourite holiday of the year.Modern Halloween is all about dressing children in their favourite costumes, walking from house to house, collecting sweets and treats. Many families also decorate the ... stitious and continued to disguise themselves by dressing in costume to confuse the spirits. Today, costumes of modern themes are worn on Halloween by children going trick or treating and by adults se ...

(5 pages) 72 2 3.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Music as a culture in the Caribbean.

Carnival is an African tradition and festival, which consists of people parading in the streets in costumes and masks. This celebration normally takes place a few days before the start of the Catholi ...

(3 pages) 113 0 3.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Karl Marx: Modern Revolutionary.

iously conjure up spirits of thepast to their service an borrow from them names, battle slogans and costumes in order to presentthe new scene of world history in this time-honored disguise and this bo ...

(6 pages) 227 0 4.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A review of Kenneth Bragnahs "Hamlet" the movie. Hamlet review.

nish, this is a stunningly beautiful film, filled with vibrant colors, startling camera angles, and costumes and production values that are among the best of the year. Even if the story was weak (whic ...

(1 pages) 93 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History


the play, and whether or not the characters and audience should feel sad and scared or joyful. The costumes are also important in a play, because they give the audience a true picture of the characte ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

Swinging to the Left: A film critique of the mid-90's movie Swingers.

t script or award-winning actors. It doesn't have high tech camera angles or flashy soundstages and costumes. This movie does, however, have a strong plot and a great deal of humor. Swingers goes out ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

What is Satire Literture

rces say that satirist from ancient times have shared a common aim to expose foolishness in all its costumes. The word satire derived from both the Greek satura meaning a "medley" or "mixture" and a s ...

(2 pages) 60 1 2.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature