Essays Tagged: "Genre"

Development of Film I Writing Assignment 1 Spring 96

GenreDevelopment of Film I Writing Assignment 1 Spring 96March 19, 1996gen·regen·re (z ... l;n're) noun1. A type or class: 'Emaciated famine victims . . . on television focused a new genre of attention on the continent' (Helen Kitchen).2. a. A category of artistic compositio ... distinctive style, form, or content: 'his six String Quartets . . . the most important works in the genre since Beethoven's' (Time). b. A realistic style of painting that depicts scenes from everyday ...

(3 pages) 95 0 2.6 Jan/1996

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

Review on Monty Python and the holy grail

nnot be denied its fair share of humor value. I know that this being one of the "kings" of the cult genre, its received a vocal backlash as many popular things are wont to receive. Yet, I say this her ...

(2 pages) 182 6 3.6 Dec/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Tragedy Within The Romance (Winter's Tale)

published in the First Folio. Within this Folio were the works of Shakespeare categorized by their genre. There were tragedies, histories, comedies, and the final four were romances. Prior to this ti ... ories, comedies, and the final four were romances. Prior to this time, romance was not a widespread genre in anyone's writings. We can see by means of the "genealogy" of writing, that the romance we k ...

(2 pages) 53 0 5.0 Mar/1996

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

Author Website Evaluation Assignment of "Mississippi Writers Page" at

ticles sorted by authors' last names, by titles of published works, by year, by places, and also by genre associated with authors.In the realm of American literature, William Faulkner was more than si ...

(4 pages) 126 0 4.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Effect of the Market on Construction of Music

usic industry, using a specific example - 'Upside Down', which is maybe the latest addition to this genre of music. By this genre of music, I mean the all-boy bands which have been specifically ...

(9 pages) 96 0 3.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Discussion on Noel Carroll's account of the monster and its role in horror films.

they consume, and not by the slimy, distasteful monster that in fact is the defining feature of the genre, he still emphasizes that a film must depict the behavior of at least one monster to provoke h ...

(2 pages) 68 1 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"The Painted Door" by Sinclair Ross

sive and unfulfilled. Together, these attributes add to the action and intriguing character of this genre of literature.An essential element of the short story is to make the personal events experienc ...

(4 pages) 173 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Herbert George Wells

te in many styles, whether it be science-fiction or nonfiction. Although talented in many areas and genres of the literary world, it is for his contribution to the realm of science-fiction that he wil ... The Shakespeare of Science-Fiction.' He is one of the writers that gave credibility to a rising new genre of science-fiction, or Scientific Romance as it was first called in the late 19th century (the ...

(5 pages) 99 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The handsomest drowned man- examples of realism throughout the story

Marquez's story is representative of the genre of magic realism. This type of work is very imaginative and fun-loving. It can also be meant a ... Handsomest Drowned Man in the World," contains many examples of magic realism, two examples of this genre come in the introductory paragraph and in the conclusion. With all the magic realism in this s ... ys with a realistic idea, adding facts mixed with fiction, tall tale, and folklore, to create a new genre of literature--magic realism.

(4 pages) 130 0 4.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" - a film which symbolizes the Western genre while it expands its rules and traditions.

famous westerns of all times. Not only it became part of our culture, but it has also created a sub-genre of Westerns, tenderly called "Spaghetti Westerns" - mostly because of the Italian origins of t ... nd a nemesis, while the third character is far more complex and quite revolutionary for the Western genre.Clint Eastwood is playing "The Good", a good fellow (of course only relatively good), called " ...

(5 pages) 249 4 4.7 Dec/2002

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

The Power of Illusion- an essay about "The Purple Rose of Cairo"

a parody, shows us that it is possible to be brought into a totally different era (the 1930's) and genre (fantasy) and still have something to think about after having watched the movie.The ending of ... of the film are set in the theater, in the film that is showing. The film really honors the 1930's genre, from the blatantly racist portrayal of the black maid to the dumb and conceited "pretty girl" ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

a comparision of genre conventions and their effect on the audience in sections of "Enemy of the state" and "Dont Say a Word"

A comparison of genre expectations and conventions, and their effect on the audience in sections from "Enemy of the ... upper hand, making their eventual defeat more of a victory for the audience to relish.The thriller genre also usually highlights thing that are important to driving the narrative, we see this in both ... n psychological thrillers, such as "Silence of the Lambs" and sets up audience expectations for the genre. In "Enemy of the State", the people involved with the burglary are linked to the government. ...

(4 pages) 171 2 3.5 Jan/2003

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

'Othello' by William Shakespere. Explore the character and role of Iago in 'Othello', focusing particularly on his dramatic impact in Act 3 Scene 3.

give to Iago. That is when Iago?s control of events slip and the ensuing deaths reflect the tragic genre.A trait of the tragedy genre is that the tragedy is foreseeable. In Iago?s soliloquies, he let ...

(11 pages) 234 0 2.8 Jan/2003

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

Discuss the similarities and differences of Miller and Hawthorne's use of language in 'The Crucible' and 'The Scarlet Letter'. You should include in your answer reference to the importance of genre.

Whilst 'The Crucible' and 'The Scarlet Letter' are two works of different genre, their subject matters are very similar; they both explore the effects of the restrictive natu ... ws.Miller and Hawthorne demonstrate two different approaches to a similar topic using two different genres and subsequently varying uses of diction and devices. Whilst Hawthorne adopts the more subtle ...

(4 pages) 58 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Alexander Pope's "The Rape of the Lock" is an outstanding example of the neoclassic genre of mock epic.

Alexander Pope's The Rape of the Lock is an outstanding example of the neoclassic genre of mock epic. Pope uses the mock epic to satirize the triviality of18th-century high society t ... is a poem dealing with petty subject matter in the exalted style of the great literary epics. This genre is a form of parody for satirical purposes. The poem uses the trivial story of the stolen lock ...

(3 pages) 124 0 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"The winters tale" by Shakespeare.

ys.The play that I shall be discussing in this essay is The Winter's Tale. If we are to look at the genre that the play falls under then this may lead us to understand the structural arrangements. The ... two 'parts', the first taking place in Sicilia and the second in Bohemia. The play falls under the genre of romance, which in Shakespeare time referred to a play that was both comic and tragic. In th ...

(6 pages) 62 1 5.0 Apr/2003

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

Hear Me Roar...

s with whom I am not so familiar. I chose rock music, because I believe it, along with others, is a genre which is often misunderstood. Many of my friends ridicule it because they assume the lyrics co ...

(5 pages) 32 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Historians of cultural identities.

in Hitler's autobiography was inaccurate. This illustrates the need for such caution when using the genre, but also this reflects the presence of advantages and disadvantages to the use of autobiograp ...

(4 pages) 54 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Diversity in films.

ts the difference in the way we see the film. It can either be funny, sad, realistic, scary or many genres in one. Such as Trainspotting. Its funny, its realistic and its also sad in a sense to see pe ... its position, and we therefore feel sorry for it. Other British films that have been about the same genre such as Lock Stock and two Smoking Barrels and Get Carter which are both British gangster film ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.0 May/2003

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


What is it with sports that many people go crazy about it? Sports is one genre of life that everyone can relate to in the field of basketball for example shown that both men ...

(2 pages) 61 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies