Essays Tagged: "Rhythm"

Ancient China's Culture and Customs. This is very simple and straighforward, but has a bibliography.

s, and the crops. In some areas the sound of a drum called the workers together and beat out a work rhythm. The drum could be heard from sunrise until dusk (Millar, H., 1996, pg.19). Poor people's hou ...

(8 pages) 363 2 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

a brief essay on the music of Bach

uld descend down to a softer tone. After this Inoticed it quickly descending up. I heard a constant rhythmthroughout most of the piece; however, at times it sloweddown to put more emphasis on the inst ...

(1 pages) 90 1 3.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Explication of 'Bridge of Sighs' by Edgar Allan Poe includes an excerpt of the poem

lternating 3- and 2- foot lines with an 'abab' rhyme pattern, the narrator uses a steady and simple rhythm to establish the somber, introspective mood of the poem. A feeling of pity for the beautiful ...

(5 pages) 72 0 4.4 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

My guide to writing success.

s, good writing uses detail; the reader is able to "see" what the writer is describing, it also has rhythm; it seems to flow effortlessly from beginning to end, it also has good content; nobody reads ... ctions of the story. Besides lack of content in long papers, I also struggle with keeping a steady rhythm and flow, especially when comes to writing a story, but with Hemingway there is not one momen ...

(3 pages) 100 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Van Gogh's "Cypresses"

f indefinite shapes, however, it is easy to tell where one leaf ends and another begins. There is a rhythm to the shapes. Everything on the canvas seems to have a texture, a life of its own.These tumu ...

(1 pages) 209 5 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The was a reaction paper for the poem the Raven. I submitted this for an American Lit class and recieved 10/10 points.

This is a magnificent piece of poetry. The hypnotic monotony of rhythm reflected the speaker's frame of mind. The poem is clearly about the sorrow he experienced ov ...

(1 pages) 110 1 3.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Study notes on the Anti-War, Post-1900 poem by Wilfred Owen; "Disabled"

iteration."Ghastly suit of grey.""Voices of play and pleasure."This alliteration gives the poem its rhythm. In the 2nd half of the poem, we learn that the man joined the war for all the wrong reasons. ...

(1 pages) 56 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Musical analysis of Firestarter by The Prodigy, describing tempo harmony rhythm, use of sounds, effects, dynamics to create an atmosphere and to trigger emotions and feeling in the listener.

Firestarter by The ProdigyRhythm :this is a fairly fast song at roughly 140 bpm. It is in 4/4 timing.Orchestration arra ... ear that adds to the weird nature of the song. The drums are fast and stabbed to generate a violent rhythmic feel. In the background you can hear a swelled deep bass sound keeping a pulse on the first ...

(3 pages) 68 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

English translation to the 9th and 10th song on the mandrin singer Jay Chow's 'Jay' CD.

9) Tornado (Long Juan Feng)Love is like a gust of windIt leaves after it has blownThis sort of rhythmWould frustrate anybodyAfter I lost youI lost my soulDark clouds are descendingI am dragged al ... you againUnknowingly, unfeelingly, you have already left meUnknowingly, unfeelingly, I follow this rhythmLooking back, another autumn has passedLooking back, I should have lived my life betterTrack 1 ...

(1 pages) 35 0 1.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

"Stopping by woods on a snowy evening" by Robert Frost Poem analysis

here and specific mysterious phrases to gives us a clear view of what is happening. It has a superb rhythm that keeps the reader grasped to this one of a kind poem.The poem is about a person who stops ...

(4 pages) 266 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Discuss the evolution of musical notation throughout the Medieval period. This essay includes reference to the Medieval composer Hildegard von Bingen.

were flourishing in numbers and performers of chants were frustrated with not knowing the pitch or rhythm with which to perform their music.It is unknown to historians who originated the idea of musi ... f most chants and so was settled on.Now that a notation to show pitch was fairly stable, a need for rhythmic evidence was expressed. Thus the shapes of notes changed, from the initial "squiggle" of th ...

(5 pages) 243 5 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

How to critique a poem.

to write a poem and that examiners use to grade a critique. It explains what a metaphor is and how rhythm is used. It is clear and concise for middle school levels between grade seven to grade ten.A ... de seven to grade ten.A poem is an essence of expression whereby figurative and rhetorical devices, rhythm and sound are often key elements. There is usually a theme or an idea in mind...friendship fo ...

(9 pages) 114 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Sailing to Byzantium, comparing the intelligence of a person to physical advantages of body.

s utilizes many poetic devices to write quite constructively. The name, "Sailing to Byzantium", and rhythm, were premeditated to bestow a soothing yet lamenting tone of what the poem will relate to. O ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

John Knowle's "A Separate Peace".

" unforgiving, foolish gypsy ways" of the summer session (Knowles 65). As he "had almost caught the rhythm of it, the dancing, the clicking, jangle of it" he virtually forgets about the war (Knowles 6 ...

(2 pages) 41 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Piano and Drums" by Gabriel Okara.

r free verse. This allows Okara to freely express his thoughts without any restrictions in rhyme or rhythm, yet the poem inhibits a powerful rhythm. This technique gives a lyric type tone to the poem, ... this reiterates the title's strong contrast, piano's and drums. So by using no distinctive rhyme or rhythm, Okara creates a monologue lyric reflective on the speaker's experiences and visions.In the p ...

(2 pages) 15592 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Painting and calligraphy are strengthening in the discovery of redefining Chinese Art. Two Defining styles that portray dynastic views.

ctive art. Paintings are portrayed both stylistically and thematically while a calligrapher creates rhythm and strength with the tip of the brush. These two types of art have great significance in the ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

How to study and critique a poem.

aspects to consider. A poem is an essence of expression whereby figurative and rhetorical devices, rhythm and sound are often key elements. There is usually a theme or an idea in mind...friendship fo ... a device is known as ONOMATOPOEIA. It should be noted that the same effect can be achieved via the rhythm, alliteration and assonance of words.In certain ways rhyming, alliteration and assonance prod ...

(9 pages) 101 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

What role do Glia cells play in the neural functioning?

nervous system(are responsible to control glandules and involuntary activities in the body such as rhythm cardiac). So the neurons are special cells that are capable to receive stimuli messages and t ...

(5 pages) 71 1 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

It is an oral presintation on drumming and how the drum was made.

gon like Toyota, Wesbank and Glaxo to "beat stress" and to build teams with a network of unbounding rhythm.The very first thing we hear, long before we are born is the rhythmic beating of our mothers ... e are born is the rhythmic beating of our mothers heart. Our cells, our organs, our systems operate rhythmically, births are rhythmic events, and so are breathing, walking and digesting food. Western ...

(4 pages) 33 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

"My Papa's Waltz" written by Theodore Roethke.

etation of the poem depends on the readers'perspective. The title itself, the word choices, and the rhythm in the poem gave me the impression that the father is not abusive but drunk. The interpretat ... with the scene. However, the winning tone of the poem is the light and comical one.The constant rhythm throughout the poem gives it a light beat, like a waltz; the reader feels like s/he is dancin ...

(2 pages) 129 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry