Essays Tagged: "dances"

Sight and Sound. Lauren Graft.This essays describes the importance of film score and how music is used to manipulate an audience into having emotions.

Even before film, music has been used to enhance dances, rituals, ceremonies and plays because of music's ability to characterize certain settings an ...

(22 pages) 355 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Lyndon Baines Johnson

t his ranch inTexas. Also, Lyndon and his wife Claudia (Lady Bird) Johnson held formal and informal dances atthe white house. His presidency left added a lot in the history books. If it were not for h ...

(5 pages) 81 0 4.5 Nov/1996

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

This is an essay about william wadsworth's poem "I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud"

shes upon "that inward eye / That is the bliss of solitude," and his heart fills with pleasure "and dances with the daffodils."The imagery Wordsworth uses is very powerful, making me feel like I too s ... flash upon that inward eyeWhich is the bliss of solitude;And then my heart with pleasure fills,And dances with the daffodils."In the last stanza, he mentions that he thinks about this place when he i ...

(2 pages) 123 1 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Native American Dance

ative American people. There is a large spiritual connection involved with Native American Dance. Dances are performed for many reasons, and there are a wide variety of styles.OUTLINEI.Why D ... European SettlersB. Missionaries and U.S GovernmentC. Pueblo Indian RevoltIV.Types of DancesA. EskimoB. Eastern1. Northeast2. SoutheastC. PlainsD. Southwest1. ...

(9 pages) 232 1 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald portrays the idea that the American Dream is just an illusion which dances on the waves of opportunity in America but never quite makes it ashore. Fitzgerald salutes th ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Native American Song and Dance.

s were made to resemble sounds of nature, such as rain, wind and voices of different birds. Certain dances they performed had a tie with nature as well. Many of the costumes were designed to represent ...

(2 pages) 51 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

American Music Theatre from Kern to Sondheim

popular in America at the time was Vaudeville, theatrical entertainment with combinations of songs, dances, comedy and acrobatics. This was strongly influenced by the style of Gilbert and Sullivan, an ...

(8 pages) 118 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Henry Ibsen's "A Doll House" .

. He just loves showing her off to all of his friends and finds it especially stimulating when Nora dances the Taruntella, a dance that signifies her own dying as an individual. Aside from how Nora is ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Nigh school cliques, racism and conformity.

hottest guys and the prettiest girls in our group and everyone was supposed to drive nice cars. At dances, we all had to have on the best clothes and get the drunkest. At school, we were to have the ... w students held the strings, whether they were aware of it or not.At my school, we had two separate dances. There was the Black Prom and the White Prom. Some people would get brave and go to the oppos ...

(5 pages) 133 3 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"The Osbournes": America's Ideal Family?

ility and a bit of adventure. "The Cosby Show" taught Americans that "the family that plays, sings, dances, and above all, communicates together, stays together" (Taylor 323). "The Osbournes" brings a ...

(5 pages) 161 5 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Just Around the Bend".

en looking forward to my whole life - my driver's license. In other words freedom, no more rides to dances, parents picking up my dates, or arguing on who's mom was going to bring us to the movies. Al ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

e can assume that the speaker is a young boy, or perhaps the poet reminiscing his youth. The father dances around in a haphazard manner, knocking over pans in the kitchen. Upon first glance, the tone ...

(2 pages) 129 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

This essay is about the marrige customs of the nineteenth century in the novel Pride and Prejudice

r. Bingley, they all want to meet him and even possibly date him. To the mother's liking, there are dances where the women get a chance to meet Mr. Bingley and other wealthy men. The young ladies are ... he bride's family. In the novel, Mr. Bingley begins to courts Jane after he meets her at one of the dances. He shows that he is interested in her by asking to dance with her first. He chooses her out ...

(3 pages) 56 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Baz Lurhman describes 'Moulin Rouge' as "Audience Participation Cinema". Analyse the techniques he uses in the opening of the film, to remind us that "we are watching a movie"

t condemned lovers. Christian, the good, poor but sincere poet and Satine, the famous courtesan who dances shamelessly at the decadent night club known as the Moulin Rouge, widely known as the most be ...

(18 pages) 119 0 5.0 Jan/2004

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

History of Qin Dynasty and the First Emperor Qin Shi Huang-di; the wall's purpose, facts about the laborers, and its building process. MLA format Works Consulted included.

er of stone... It sprawls over valleys, up the steep mountainsides, through the thirsty deserts. It dances on the summits of towering peaks, reaching for the highest pinnacles. It stretches on and on, ...

(6 pages) 73 0 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

WWII: Housewives Report for Duty This report talks about the role women played taking on factory work in WWII.

gingly did their duty by writing letters to loved ones fighting for freedom overseas. They attended dances and talked to lonely soldiers, but many wanted to help the war effort in a more productive wa ...

(9 pages) 91 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

India Dances And MY Blunders

ew world of art to me. It has taught me things about the Hindu religion, which is the basis for the dances, the music and the different stages that go into the making of a song and various other aspec ... ay before, and that meant a shorter amount of time to practice. We ended up practicing and learning dances either on the bus or a few minutes before the performance. Well, you probably could guess wha ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

The Use of American Indians as Mascots (Persuassive Essay)

ur culture? Sadly, many colleges and high schools do this. They choose Indigenous people's symbols, dances and music to make their team's mascot look exactly like a chief. Many people think that using ... mascots. Racism and segregation had been a big part of this country's history and it still is. The dances, music, symbols, and even people that make part of the mascots show disrespect for the Indian ...

(4 pages) 83 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Flamenco World of Don Quixote

derful theatrical display. This tale mainly consisted of music, mime, and classical Spanish flamencodances.All the characters were dressed extraordinarily with women wearing veils mixed with a scarf a ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

The Use of Literary Techniques in "My Papa's Waltz"

onventions, some of which play on the conventions of a waltz. Waltzes are not technically difficult dances, and they are set to lighthearted, easily accessible music. It is a dance in which couples sw ...

(2 pages) 72 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers