Essays Tagged: "Maria von Trapp"


omes to joy and love. Being a nun living in a convent is similarly restrictive and unfulfilling for Maria, who breaks rules to try to change it. The reverend mother decides that Maria, who is not cutt ... and take on a job as governess at the nearby Von Trapp household.Through music and various outings, Maria gives the children a taste of a more fulfilling, joyous, life than they have ever known, and t ...

(9 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"The Sound of Music".

ia, with the looming threat of Nazi occupation. The movie was adapted from the real life stories of Maria von Trapp, who had a book published about her family life during this time. The title is "The ... ression of spiritual devotion and a peaceful setting. In the court yard several nuns are discussing Maria with the Reverend Mother and do a call-and-response type of song called "Maria."Maria is sent ...

(4 pages) 127 2 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies