David Henry Hwang wrote M. Butterfly as an ode to Giacomo Puccini’s’ Madame Butterfly, and inspired by the events in 1988 between French diplomat Bernard Boursicot and Shi Pei Pu a male opera singer during the height of the Chinese Cultural revolution (1949-1979 A.D.). Hwang’s version of Madame Butterfly reflects his opinion on this affair between this diplomat and his lover the opera singer, who the diplomat adamantly believed to be a woman. Likewise, this play twists the original opera, and
the psychological inclination towards Asian woman that has been expressed by a portion of the male population. This stereotype is a part of orientalism that continues to be discussed amongst today’s society; it is deemed odd or labeled as a fetish. M. Butterfly a Tony Award playwright written by David Henry Hwang consists of ideas related to orientalism through the layers developed in gender identity, global politics and art forms. The play begins in the present 1988 with Rene Gallimard sitting
Effective Use of Sound Techniques in Fritz Lang’s Film, M M was directed by Fritz Lang and was released in Germany in 1931. M follows the story of a strand of child murders in a German city. In a hunt for the murderer the police as well as the organized criminal underground of this German city search rapidly for the killer of these innocent children. The specific elements that Fritz Lang uses to express his view of what the sound should be are, how particular sound techniques shape the film, and
S & M: No Leaf Clover The talent of an artist rests in the ability to recreate a sense of reality, and to communicate such an experience. When such timeless thoughts are offered to the audience in an honest manor, it is the result of a true artist. Artists such as Pablo Picasso, Langston Hughes, and the Beatles thrived off of taking such honest risks. In 1999, the San Francisco Symphony and the hard rock band Metallica redesigned the concept of risk taking in the reality for the artists’ world.
This was not my first time viewing Dial ‘M’ for Murder. This is another Classic film that I viewed in my high school English class and enjoyed it very much. Dial ‘M’ for Murder’s main plot was placed in London, where the wealthy Margot Mary Wendice, played by Grace Kelly, had a brief love affair with the American writer Mark Halliday (Robert Cummings) one year before the present plot while her husband and professional tennis player Tony Wendice (Ray Milland) was traveling in a tennis tournament.
Many aspects of writing catch a reader's attention and keep one interested in a book. E. M. Forster put many of these aspects in his books making them well written and quite interesting. He combined great characters, a decent story line, and his prolific knowledge of writing to make his books readable and enjoyable. 		E. M. Forster was born on January 1, 1879, in London, England. After an education at Tonbridge School and King's College, Cambridge, he spent a year traveling in Europe
Maurita Cornelis Escher, also known as M. C. Escher was born to George Arnold Escher and Sarah Gleichman onJune 17, 1898 at the Dutch province of Friesland in Leeuwarden, Netherlands. M. C. Escher was the youngest of three sons. In 1903, Escher started learning carpentry and piano until he was thirteen years old. In 1912 Escher started secondary school in the small town of Arnhem. He worked for carpenters and wood workers. This became very helpful in his future work with prints and wood cuts
buried at Pleasant Hills Cementary in Sebastopol, California. Charles M. Schulz was the creator of the well-known comic strip, "Peanuts" and many other comics. "Peanuts" is still very popular to this day. During the holidays, T.V. specials are still shown on T.V. and reruns of comic strips are still printed in newspapers, both daily and Sunday. Many people go to Snoopy's Ice Arena and visit the museum dedicated to Charles M. Schulz. Statues of "Peanuts" characters were placed all around Santa Rosa
accompanied by a return to the prewar ‘American Ideal’ similar to that extolled by her employer S.S. McClure.” Works Cited Tomkins, Mary E. Ida M. Tarbell. New York: Twayne, 1974. Print. "Tarbell, Ida." Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2001. Credo Reference. Web. 31 Mar. 2014. . Randolph, Josephine D. "A Notable Pennsylvanian: Ida M. Tarbell, 1857-1944." Pennsylvania History 66.2 (1999): 215-41. Web. 3 Mar. 2014. . Chalmers, David Mark. The Social and Political Ideas
Tragedy at Texas A&M University Texas A&M University and the University of Texas have been rivals for over 90 years. Every year Texas A&M held an annual bonfire tradition which attracts thousands of people. It is a tradition for Texas A& M to build a huge bonfire right before the game against rivals with University of Texas. Students would spend several weeks building the bonfire. On November 18, 1999 the stack of logs collapsed over and killed 12 A&M students. The aggie bonfire tradition would