Essays Tagged: "true to life"

"What are the basic tenets of Realism and Naturalism? why are Stanislavski's System and Chekov's plays perfect vehicles for them?

the theatre needs to shun melodrama and spectacle and, instead, present something that is real and true to life. They believe that the most influential factors in a person's life are heredity and env ... They need to have real motives and emotions and possess all the complexities that go into making a true personality and a true person. Naturalists feel that plays should not be written in any sort of ...

(4 pages) 136 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The importance of public opinion in the movie "Wag the Dog".

tant and spin doctor Conrad Brean, a specialist in such salvage operations. Brean suggests creating true-to-life scenarios of more important and relevant news to the country. A Hollywood producer is b ... ericans believe everything they see on TV. When told that something on television isn't necessarily true, one of the film's central characters repeatedly says, "Of course it's true. I saw it on TV." W ...

(2 pages) 87 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

"Our Hearts Were Yong and Gay" by Cornelia Otis Skinner and co-written by her dear friend Emily Kimbrough.

more realistic than other books. In fact, I'd say what makes it so remarkable and celebrated is how true-to-life it really is. Another proof that the book is not as superficial as it may initially see ... things that the girls do from the very start of the trip is the first way in which the story seems true-to-life. The fact that Cornelia's parents "thought it just as well to be in the same hemisphere ...

(5 pages) 21 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analyse Hegel's description of Symbolic art.

ymbolic Art being merely an effort to understand and transfer the mental concept of the Idea into a true to life representation, to basically try to transfer the Idea from the realm of the Mind into t ...

(5 pages) 61 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Analysis of Joan of Arc works of Art

rk. By closely examining the artist'stechnique, it is clear that he uses delicate brushstrokes in a true to life manner. The colors, anduse of light seem to be painted in a layeredfashion to give the ... painting of Joan of Arc is verysignificant. Bastien-Lepage is able to effectivelydepict Joan as the true heroine that she was.This is significant

(2 pages) 64 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

The is a film review of Sidney Lumet's Black Comedy Network

reen plays that focus on social commentary in a professional setting and Lumet was renowned for his true to life gritty dramas. This was to be one of Lumet's first attempts at a black comedy picture. ...

(4 pages) 36 0 5.0 May/2004

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

The Ladies and Emily based on "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner. Has MLA format and documentation.

ion and the attitudes that people had toward each other. The attitudes of the ladies are especially true-to-life. The ladies of the town are the antagonists in the story because they are meddlesome an ...

(2 pages) 83 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Examples of Stratification in the Movie Trading Places

hout the movie the actions, words and appearances of its characters and their surroundings show the true-to-life stratification that exists in society. As the movie progresses, the separation of the u ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Reality Tv courtroom

en we take TV judges seriously, even for a moment, then we just simply abandon any resemblance of a true to life proceeding, and go to fantasyland again. In fact, in Reality TV, a multitude of premise ... nts as viable, without question? Do we teach our children that if it appears on TV, then it must be true? Are we allowing Judge Brown Dr. Laura to train the next adult generation in correct methods of ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Realism in "The Iliad": quotes taken from penguin classics/ Mark Hammond translation.

ers in "The Iliad" are not realistic at all; however, many of the scenes and circumstances are very true to life. If one were to remove all the gods and goddesses represented and eliminate their conne ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Demolition of a Soul: "All Quiet on the Western Front" by Erich Maria Remarque.

ch Maria Remarque, "All Quiet on the Western Front" is considered to be one of the most genuine and true to life war novels ever created. However, the main reason this classic novel is a notch above t ...

(5 pages) 28 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay is on Sam Shepards' Play "True West" it demonstrates the search for a sense of meaning to life; while also depicting the struggles faced by the brothers in attaining their American Dream"

'True West' portrays the downfall of the promised American dream; Sam Shepard demonstrates the binary ... tions between the characters of Austin and Lee - the domesticated American and the feral American. 'True West' exhibits the need for something "authentic" in a world that has forgotten its true meanin ... play; the rivalry between the brothers. Lee explains to movie producer Saul Kimmer the value of a "true to life western". The juxtaposition between what is real and what is not is exposed as Lee rein ...

(3 pages) 3986 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Life And Death Of Crazy Horse

ame but few people know who he is. Russell Freedman does an excellent job of portraying a realistic true to life character. When we first meet Crazy Horse he is a little boy named "Curly." However he ...

(4 pages) 9 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

American Dating

imlessly looking for a mate that satisfies some primal physical level. Although cynical, this is as true to life as it gets, and is in fact more truthful than the Shakespearean ideal of falling in lov ...

(2 pages) 571 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Complexities of the Non-Complex Black Superhero

st the portrayal of minorities , African Americans in particular, in the media have not always been true to life. These portrayals were powered by stereotypes. Times have changed. To create a minority ... ." (Davenport) At first glance, Steel appears to deal with nothing but his black neighborhood. It's true. He attempts to clean up gang and gun violence and other crime in his neighborhood. A closer lo ...

(12 pages) 45 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

A raisin in the sun 2

iddle-class African-American family, struggling during World War II. By reading about the Younger's true to life experiences, one learns many important life lessons. One of the aforementioned would be ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Raisin in the Sun

iddle-class African-American family, struggling during World War II. By reading about the Younger's true to life experiences, one learns many important life lessons. One of the aforementioned would be ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Croc Dundee Film Analysis

n up to that part of Australia but I believe how they portrayed the environment in the film is very true to life. I think I would be accurate in saying that it was not set in summer otherwise there wo ... e in the Australian outback. He was also seen, at the beginning, as a bit of a boozer, which can be true in Australia in some instances yet, I still believe this is stereotyping.It is because of this ...

(3 pages) 30 1 4.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History


What is Reality? Reality can be defined in many ways. It is as a characteristic that is true to life or existence. It means anything that is real or actual. Reality is inevitable and canno ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

What is Design?

ample of emphasis by means of line of sight. Thirdly, the paintings scale seems accurate and true to life. The woman looks to be of normal height in comparison to the table. The balanced scale ...

(2 pages) 45 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art