Essays Tagged: "Spectacle"


BULLFIGHTINGThe spectacle of bullfighting pits a man against a charging bull. The bullfighter, called a matador, fac ... t sets the Spanish apart from most Europeans living beyond the Pyrenees mountains is their national spectacle of bullfighting. Every city and most towns of any size boast a bullring, where the crowds ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Great Eastern Failure- The Curious and Mysterious World of Mr. Brunel. Launch of the "Leviathan" otherwise known as the "great eastern"

o it the greatest and most costly example of professional folly that was ever seen. Was ever such a spectacle witnessed as thousands upon thousands have for weeks past beheld on the Thames! - an Engli ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Horsed cavalry and horsemanship, as it reached its perfection when it was finally relegated to history.

rn battlefields. Horsed warriors were mostly to be found in the tournaments which were just a sport spectacle detached from military reality. However it was at this point that European riders (finally ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Gettysburg Movie Review

ummer of 1863 (based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara), is a spectacle that gathers power and momentum with every scene. Originally slated as a TNT mini-series, ...

(4 pages) 91 1 4.7 Dec/2002

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

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

OrchardThe main beliefs of Realism and Naturalism are that the theatre needs to shun melodrama and spectacle and, instead, present something that is real and true to life. They believe that the most ...

(4 pages) 136 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The essay title is : a reflection on figurative nudes (usually used for art history class)

to wonder all over again why the body has become such and extensively important item of display and spectacle in art.If one were to reflect for just one moment on the historical precedent of the women ...

(4 pages) 132 1 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Sport Tourism

its it provides to a regional economy has elevated the interests in political elites to obtain such spectacles. Sports tourism has many positive aspects to society. The chief beneficiaries are: moneta ... atly increased the economical capacity of regional economies. Depending on the size of the sporting spectacle, regional economies can receive large amount of monetary up into the millions. As many pol ...

(7 pages) 174 1 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Womens relationships with their governing electorates.

tation of laws as well as encouraging active participation from all players? It's a most perplexing spectacle to witness a government 'hard' at work while wearing a smug mask of supposed equality when ...

(14 pages) 77 0 3.0 Apr/2003

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

"On natural death" By Lewis Thomas.

a part of the natural cycle of life. In the essay "On Natural Death" by Lewis Thomas, death is the spectacle of human and animal existence. He explores the world of death using rhetorical writing st ...

(3 pages) 58 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Mass Media's role in influencing 'New' Terrorism.

tion: How do the perpetrators of terrorism in today's society use the mass media to emphasise their spectacle of terror? How has its manner changed as media gains a more influential role over society? ... tended periods of time. This is exactly how terrorists in today's day and age are emphasising their spectacle of terror. Through the deliberate manufacture of their terrorist activities to gain as muc ...

(11 pages) 574 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Aristotle's Definition of Tragedy.

Aristotle said that tragedy has six main elements; plot, character, thought, diction, melody, and spectacle. Aristotle felt that the action of the play (its plot) was the most important of the six e ... at could be seen as "acting out of character."The last four elements (Thought, Diction, Melody, and Spectacle) are the least important, but Aristotle felt they must be done well for the play to succee ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.0 Oct/2003

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


vere injuries, especially some of the bigger horses. From there, bullfighting soon became a serious spectacle, in which the bullfighters took fewer chances, unlike before when amateurs put everything ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Tony Williams. "Space, Place, and Spectacle: The Crisis Cinema of John Woo." Cinema Journal 36:2 (Winter 1997): 67-85.

John Woo and Wong Kah Wai. The article I've chosen is written by Tony Williams. "Space, Place, and Spectacle: The Crisis Cinema of John Woo." It depicts some of the ideas that John Woo was reflecting ...

(6 pages) 29 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Environmental Racism?

used an instrument to make decisions in developing local projects. In the United States there is a spectacle called NIMBYism, which stands for Not-In-My-Backyard. This is when a group of a local comm ... est about developments or a certain development in their community. NIMBYism could be a good or bad spectacle, which depends on what activities are suspended because of it. A bad view of this would be ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

What were the Roman Games and what was their affect?

Without a doubt the Romans put on the greatest spectacle in the world, known as the Roman Games. These were various types of races and combats with ... t harming them, and bears that climbed poles and played ball (68).The Roman games were the greatest spectacle of the time. There were no games that compared in size or scope as the ones in Rome. Altho ...

(6 pages) 84 0 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Topical and Universal Element in Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot".

In spite of the fact that "Waiting for Godot" has no spectacle, no star-part, no sex, no love or romance, no traditional story, no melodrama and action o ...

(5 pages) 95 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Burn Baby Burn-- a creative piece of writing based on St. joan by Bernard Shaw

tion of Joan The Maid. In front of the pyre a few chairs are set, so the high society can watch the spectacle in peace and quiet.Across the market square many little stands have been erected, so that ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Shakespeare's "Titus Andronicus." Black comedy for a dark era.

ople were well accustomed to public executions, beheadings at the London tower, and took delight in spectacles such as bear baiting. Living in the time of the plague, death was no stranger nor shockin ... ocking to Shakespeare's contemporary audiences; in essence they were experienced with death and the spectacle of violence was commonplace. Elizabethan audiences wanted to see murder and chaos onstage. ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Short Oral response of Augusto Boal's Image THeatre

by a director, the tyrannical dictator of theatre, or you were a spectator, passively watching the spectacle onstage that would very often have nothing to do with your life. Through his various forms ...

(4 pages) 25 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Antigone, Tragedy and Law versus Desire according to Lacant

is most important, followed by Character, followed by Thought, and finally by Language, Melody and Spectacle.They illuminate us ethically.The conflict in tragedy produces character and habit of moral ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy