Essays Tagged: "Spoken word"

The Influence of African American Oratory on Later Literature

ay and used songs to compare their struggle to that of biblical Moses. For later writers, the early spoken word was one of the few ways they could learn of the faith of their family who were taken fro ...

(3 pages) 117 3 1.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Laurie Anderson critic of "Home of the Brave"

ulti-media theatrical event called "Home of the Brave". The musical show consists of ambient sound, spoken word narration, songs, and dance. Many times she uses a synthesizer to alter her voice to wha ...

(1 pages) 84 1 4.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"Body Language"

rbal communication such as this can have colossal results; often becoming more influential than the spoken word. This method of communication not only plays a huge role in advertising, but it governs ... ords bespeaks relationships as well as desire. Despite speech, courtship is best transacted in an unspoken medium--for instance through lip-pouts, subtle contact, head-tilts, and shoulder shrugs. Ever ...

(5 pages) 158 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

"Spoken Word" .

Spoken Word"Specific Purpose:To inform my audience about Spoken Word, its history, and its place in ... o inform my audience about Spoken Word, its history, and its place in today's society.Central Idea: Spoken Word is an age- old art form of expression through the use of performance poetry.Introduction ... onary based poems of Amiri Baraka and the Last Poets.D.Relax, visualize. It is now the 1990's.1.The Spoken Word/ poetry scene has resurfaced.2.It's the same, but it's different.3.Coffee houses have be ...

(4 pages) 119 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

An essay explaining the main outlines of the genre of television news

it is something we could not live without. Reporting daily and ongoing events around the world in a spoken word / image hybrid of everyday journalism. Television News is widely regarded as THE mass me ...

(7 pages) 93 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Genre analysis (television News)

it is something we could not live without. Reporting daily and ongoing events around the world in a spoken word / image hybrid of everyday journalism. Television News is widely regarded as THE mass me ...

(7 pages) 102 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Man that Saved the Union

d States who could genuinely use words. Lincoln's speech tells us, that Lincoln was a master of the spoken word. Perhaps the best parts of Lincoln's construction of his speeches were his use of the bi ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Explain with reference to the relevant experimental evidence the main models of pattern recognition. Jonesy Smith

ing the main theoretical models and determing the patterns that arise of the stimuli of written and spoken word and objects. The investigation of these two stimuli involves recognising written and spo ...

(8 pages) 57 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The State of Hip Hop.

or exposing the more negative side of hip hop, although be it rap and hip hop music originated as a spoken word against violence and other negative issues, the industry and the media choose to focus o ... are consequentially suffering. Many hip hop entrepreneurs such as Afrika Bambaataa and Chuck D have spoken out on the present state of hip hop and the importance of the quality of music within the art ...

(14 pages) 135 0 4.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

What is History?

ally when chronology is the focus.Traditionally the study of history was limited to the written and spoken word. However with the rise of academic professionalism and the creation of new scientific fi ...

(1 pages) 33 1 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers

Decision-Making Model Analysis Paper

group of people makes. A decision can be a single action, an entire process, or even just a single spoken word or gesture. Decision-making is one of the defining characteristics of leadership. Making ...

(3 pages) 118 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Audible Pricing

en by the popularity of iPods, mp3 players, and Smartphones, a new market for audio books and other spoken word programming has emerged. In addition to audio books, magazine and newspaper companies no ... d directly to these devices and to PCs.Audible, Inc. is currently the leader in the rapidly growing spoken word market. Although there are other firms that share small slices of this pie, they have no ...

(11 pages) 55 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

"Grendel" by John Gardner: Questions

his words exactly.2. John Gardner feels that the nature of historical events came into being by the spoken word, that Shapers continually kept telling new stories of heroes. Gardner also believes in h ...

(4 pages) 12 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Name Of The Rose

where it was only for purposes of cleaning or for men, which in the movie the young girl without a spoken word or a name has relations with the young novice.Q-What is the debate between the friar ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cocktail party effect; dilemmas that may arise within a team setting

the time. It is impossible to see another member's facial expressions or body language. Therefore, spoken word is the only way to communicate with each other in this type of meeting. If one member is ... hone. All the voices are lower and for some people it is difficult to hear every word that is being spoken.Another dilemma to consider is the distractions in each member's environment. It is already d ...

(2 pages) 546 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A Contrast of Oral and Literate Cultures.

ations we enjoy today. With that in mind, I feel that we have lost much of our appreciation for the spoken word and the significance that it entails. "Language is not merely a transparent means of del ...

(4 pages) 21 1 5.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Question: Explain the Significance of the Acquisition and Development of Language to the Learning Process. “The Spoken Word Is the Most Important form of Communication Between Humans” -Discuss.

plain the significance of the acquisition and development of language to the learning process. "The spoken word is the most important form of communication between humans" -discuss.Word count: 2824The ... majority of us use language everyday, and have done for centuries, to communicate with others. The spoken word is a skill which has been developed to allow us to share our thoughts and feelings with ...

(11 pages) 69 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Shades of Anger

by Rafeef Ziadah in her protest poem "Shades of Anger". She is a Palestinian activist, academic and spoken word artist who is currently a PhD candidate at York University in Canada.When she was in Uni ... n and injustice towards Arabs and especially Arab women by writing this poem and performing it as a spoken word piece.The repetition of the refrain "I am an Arab woman of Colour and we come in all sha ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry