Essays Tagged: "overtones"

The Unholy Crusade, a look into Oliver Stone's War film, Platoon.

vision, andmusic. Oliver Stone's 1986 war film Platoon is an exampleof the religious subtleties and overtones that appear invarious American genres. Stone not only uses religiousthemes to portray the ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.0 Dec/1996

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

Ray Bradbury's "Dandelion Wine"

science fiction, did not in fact write science fiction. While his books and stories had some of the overtones of science fiction, their themes went much deeper than simple space opera or shoot-'em-up ...

(7 pages) 55 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"A View From The Bridge" by Arthur Miller.

s and desires with those of the wider community. Shining consistently through however is the strong overtones of destiny and predetermined, or unavoidable fate, as an important theme within the play. ...

(5 pages) 77 0 3.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Shakespearean Comedy.

ith love and beauty"; "a night-to-day movement'; "a quest, journey, or a pilgrimage motif"; "tragic overtones and a harsh law"; "monetary interest"; "misidentity and disguise"; "a low-life farcical su ...

(1 pages) 24 1 3.0 Oct/2003

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

Colour, Sound and Other Symbols in "Soylent Green" by Richard Fleischer

e connotations are very different from their literal meanings. These connotations include emotional overtones, subjective interpretations and socio-cultural values. Because of their ability to change ...

(9 pages) 43 0 4.1 Apr/2004

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

"Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck A comparison of Slim, Curly, and Crooks

or love... His face was ageless... His ear heard more than was said to him, and his slow speech had overtones not of thought, but of understanding beyond thought." (pg. 33) Past his optimal physical a ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Incest in Literature: "The Fall of the House of Usher" and "The Rocking-Horse Winner"

the similarly morbid themes fundamentally present. Yet the greatest similarity is in the incestuous overtones in their writings. In The Rocking-Horse Winner, Lawrence portrays the journey of a ...

(4 pages) 58 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Appreciation of Music Class Notes

eamDynamics: volumeNotations of dynamicsGradual dynamic changesTimbre: quality of sound (tone color)Overtones series, ears fooled, think only one pitchActually hearing many, different instramentsBring ...

(1 pages) 54 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

This was base on a 50 point score. I recieved a 47 because of formating errors. Title: Explication of John Keats' poem : When I have fears that I may cease to be

berculosis, and the fears of dieing that overwhelms him. In this sonnet, there are autobiographical overtones. Keats expresses his true feelings through his poetry.Keats is from the Romantic school of ...

(2 pages) 36 0 1.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Words and Images in Poetry

of this, poets search for perfect, indispensable words, words that convey the many complex meaning, overtones and emotions that all poems require. Poets constantly make conscious and subconscious deci ...

(1 pages) 39 0 3.8 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Why is 'As You Like It' described as a comedy?

comedy dramas such as searching, disguise, night to day movement, self discovery, marriage, tragic overtones and monetary interest are all predominant throughout the play. The turning of man to ass, ...

(5 pages) 48 1 4.0 Apr/2005

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

Language In Uniform: A Reader on Propaganda .

ful or helpful. "The appeal in propaganda is sometimes based on truth supported by strong emotional overtones and is, therefore, good propaganda; in other cases the appeal is based on distortion, half ...

(10 pages) 38 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media


iates. A guarantor is never a stranger to the debtor, so the transaction has emotional and personal overtones that other contractual arrangements lack. A guarantee is a creature of faith. The guaranto ...

(12 pages) 53 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting


ng within the bible itself. "Lamentations is adepressive lament; Ecclesiastes has similar emotional overtones. Christ himselfexperienced the full range of emotions, as the Gospels clearly indicate..." ...

(5 pages) 153 0 4.2 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Considering and Analyzing the Denotative and Connotative Meanings in "My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke

es on a father's dance with his son. However, as we have seen, connotations provide the reader with overtones of meanings that go beyond what it expresses. The rhythm of this poem is, for the most par ...

(3 pages) 38 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"The Brutality of Fact: Interviews with Francis Bacon" - Discusses the making of art and the philosophy he shares.

haracteristics. "The violence of reality" is understood as a quintessential vision that absorbs the overtones, undertones, and textures of physical and mental reality while revealing what is behind "t ...

(2 pages) 1740 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Winter Carnival: An Analysis of Symbolism in "A Separate Peace" by John Knowles

and discuss the irony of the arrival of Leper's letter during the school winter carnival which has overtones of the Olympics which Finny wanted to be part of, but was denied.Finny decides spontaneous ...

(1 pages) 2898 1 3.5 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sailboats Over Siane

e academic teaching's on the depiction of a historical or mythological subject matter with literary overtones. They also rejected traditional imaginative or idealizing treatments of academic painting. ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Art Essays

Mother: The Oedipus Comparison Of "Psycho" And "The Wall"

fection or fixation on his mother than transcends the natural boundaries and often overts incestual overtones, although not always.In the case of "Pink" (The Wall), the overprotective matriarchal figu ...

(3 pages) 1654 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lord Of The Rings

his paper, evidence will be presented that clearly demonstrates The Lord Of The Rings's Colonialist overtones and views on hate are not evidence of Tolkien's surrender to salvation. This claim is butt ...

(1 pages) 777 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers