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The King Shall Rejoice by Handel

- “The King Shall Rejoice” History and Analysis After the death of King George I, Handel was employed to write several anthems for the coronation of King George II and Queen Caroline by the Chapel Royal. In his second Coronation Anthem, “The King Shall Rejoice,” Handel used instrumentation, contrasting sections, and musical gesture to reflect the text of Psalm 21: verses one, three, and five. The musical life of the Chapel Royal was affected by two important deaths. The first was the unexpected death of the King on his way to Hanover on June 11th, 1727....   [tags: movement, composer]

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The Browns Fans Should Rejoice

- Browns fans should rejoice as positive vibes are flowing throughout Browns camp from top to bottom. First we start with the owner as Jimmy Haslam has officially endorsed Mike Pettine and Ray Farmer by stating the team win-loss record will not affect the future of the coach and general manager. “I think we’re on the right track, so we’re not going to blow things up,” Haslam claims. The owner realizes that the Cleveland Browns have a good foundation and vows not to tear it down. It must be a relief not to have to worry about being on the hot seat....   [tags: National Football League, American football]

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Handel's The King Shall Rejoice

- Handel's The King Shall Rejoice 'I beg Your Imperial Highness not to forget Handel's works, since these will certainly always afford the most excellent food for your highly developed musical soul which, moreover, is bound ever to overflow with admiration for that great man.' Beethoven, 1819 Handel's music has endured centuries, and the fact that The King Shall Rejoice (TKSR) is studied as a set piece at A level shows it still has many relevant, interesting and unique styles and qualities to examine....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative - Rejoice in the Lord Always

- Personal Narrative- The Bible Spoke to Me I sat on my bed. Alone. Lonely. But I wasn’t. Everything that everyone had said, left unsaid, was with me. Smothering me. As scenes danced mockingly through my mind, I cried out, “Does anyone care about me?. Does anyone care if I come to school or church-would anyone notice if I just quit?!” A small, still voice whispered in my ear. Something stirred, struggling to be free, but my tormented mind smothered it, preferring to drown in self pity. “Does anyone listen to me....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Proverb Analysis: Rejoice in your youth...

- This proverb can be translated in a number of ways. Literally speaking, (If I had no knowledge of the teachings of Ecclesiastes,) I will translate this using the deconstructionist method of analyzing. "Rejoice in your youth, you who are young; let your heart give you joy in your young days." Literally, this would mean that young people should enjoy life and do every pleasant thing they can do while they are still young. "Follow the promptings of your heart and the desires of your eyes." This means that whatever you feel, no matter right or wrong, to act upon it....   [tags: Theology]

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Proverb Analysis: Rejoice in your youth...

- Proverb This proverb can be translated in a number of ways. Literally speaking, (If I had no knowledge of the teachings of Ecclesiastes,) I will translate this using the deconstructionist method of analyzing. "Rejoice in your youth, you who are young; let your heart give you joy in your young days." Literally, this would mean that young people should enjoy life and do every pleasant thing they can do while they are still young. "Follow the promptings of your heart and the desires of your eyes." This means that whatever you feel, no matter right or wrong, to act upon it....   [tags: Theology]

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How Handel Schieves a Sense of Majesty in his Setting of The King Shall Rejoice

- How Handel Schieves a Sense of Majesty in his Setting of The King Shall Rejoice There are many factors that come together in Handel's The King Shall Rejoice to create majesty. This essay will include such musical aspects as; style and influences, texture, rhythm, the texts used, melody and instrumentation. There are five movements within Handel's The King Shall Rejoice; this essay will include examples from each movement. Handel achieves a powerful and bright opening at the start of the first movement through a strong and steady tempo....   [tags: Papers]

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Rehabtronics Inc.: Technology Analysis

- Company Overview Located in Edmonton, Rehabtronics Inc. (Rehabtronics) is a University of Alberta (U of A) spin off company founded by Dr. Arthur Prochazka in 2005. Currently with 12 employees, their main focus is on developing technologies for increasing patient movability in the upper extremity [1]. Typical causes of impairment in the upper extremity are neurological injuries and diseases ranging from spinal cord injuries and strokes to blunt-force, localized traumas. Rehabilitating patients with impaired upper extremities requires repeated movements in an attempt to “retrain the brain.” Rehabilitation typically involves stacking wooden blocks or moving weighted balls in their hands focuse...   [tags: rehabilitation, rejoice system]

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Analysis of 2 Nephi 4 of the Book of Mormon

- “O wretched man that I am. ...I am encompassed about, because of the temptations and the sins which do so easily beset me!”. “My God hath been my support… He hath filled me with his love, even unto the consuming of my flesh”. “Awake my soul. No longer droop in sin. Rejoice, O my heart, and give place no more for the enemy of my soul” (Book of Mormon). All of these sentiments were expressed by the great prophet Nephi in what is arguably the only psalm of the Book of Mormon, 2 Nephi 4:16-35--more commonly referred to as the “Psalm of Nephi”....   [tags: Psalm of Nephi]

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The Passage Of Holy Spirit By William Shakespeare

- This passage of scripture in Romans is giving its audience confidence in their faith. It is stating that Christians are justified by their faith and therefore have access into God’s undeserving grace. This passage also draws the audience’s attention to the fact that since they are justified through faith, they should rejoice in their sufferings because each individual produces endurance. The trials and sufferings one faces in their present situation is just preparing them for the more difficult sufferings to come....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, New Testament, Paul of Tarsus]

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A Study Of The Attributes Of God

- In a study of the attributes in nature of God, man’s finite minds cannot fully grasp the immensity of these attributes, no matter how long they study. But, in the Bible, there are certain passages that present the nature of God to man. In Psalm 139 the psalmist, David, clearly presents three of the attributes in the nature of God, His omniscience, His omnipresent, and His omnipotence. The first attribute presented in Psalm 139 is omniscience. Throughout the Psalm, David is constantly reminding the reader that God is omniscient....   [tags: God, Omniscience, Omnipresence, Omnipotence]

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Compassion, Defined By Three Faiths

- What is compassion. Webster’s Dictionary defines it as a “sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a desire to alleviate it.” I think that compassion has a much more powerful meaning than this. I believe that compassion is true embodiment of the human heart and spirit and its urge to help people. I also believe that this embodiment drives us to unite as one, setting aside our differences, be it in religion, politics, or other worldly conflicts, to master our divine purpose, the betterment of humanity and nature....   [tags: Scriptual Themes]

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The Three Concepts Of Leadership

- Introduction Leadership, managers, and power all have a vital role in organizational management. Utilizing these three concepts can assist business with the proper utilization of organizational management as well as the success of the company. This discussion board will focus on the three concepts of leadership, importance of managers, and power, as well as the biblical aspects of each, and how they are important to the success of a business. Three Most Important Concepts Leadership Leadership can be described as the ability to influence others (Saterlee, 2013)....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Strategic management]

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My Future Bride, An Opportunity

- To my future bride, Sweetheart, every day is an opportunity. It’s a marvelous, glorious opportunity to worship the God I love, we love, by counting you more significant than me. It’s an opportunity to bring Him glory and honor as we seek to walk hand in hand through life’s journey as He daily chisels us to conformity of Christlikeness. For that, I’m thankful. So as a result of all of my gratitude for God’s faithfulness, here are some things you need to know… One, I can’t wait to behold you every day....   [tags: 2007 singles, Debut albums, 2006 albums, Deity]

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Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood

- Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood deals with the simplicity of life, stressing the importance of "each cobble, donkey, [and] goose"; we must rejoice in the simple aspects of life which ultimately make it so wonderful. There are many characters in the play who would attempt to hide from reality behind their "germ-free blinds" and "sealed window[s]", consuming themselves with insipid activities which do not bring the joy of the "spring sun" into their lives. Thomas' treats these characters with humour, subtly suggesting where his sympathies lie; with those characters who rejoice in the "love" and the little aspects of life which make it so much more worth living....   [tags: Dylan Thomas Under Milk Wood]

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God And The Ark Of Covenant

- Now, let us continue, verse 8 states, “Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones You have crushed rejoice.” Christians know David as a worshiper. Yes, he worshiped during times of success. When he won battles, he would worship. When he returned the Ark of Covenant, he would worship. However, David knew that worship was not only in the times of success, but it is also during the times of sadness. David explicitly said, “Let the bones You have crushed rejoice.” Namely, let my son, who will pass away soon, worship You....   [tags: Christianity, Theology, God, Sin]

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How Children Develop Friendships and What Parents Can and Should or Cannot and Should Not Do to Help

- Friendships broaden children’s horizons; they share their joys, secrets, and accompany them on their journeys into ever wider worlds. However, friends can also gossip, betray, tease, and exclude. Children can cause untold suffering, not only for their peers but for parents as well. In Best Friends, Worst Enemies, Michael Thompson, Ph.D., Catherine O’Neill Grace, talk about the role that friendships play in the lives of children from birth to adolescence. This book is about the importance of children’s social lives, the tendency of kids to torment and reject their peers, and the redemptive power of friendship....   [tags: Child Development, Parenting]

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The On Jesus Christ And What Has Been Accomplished Through The Sacrificial Act Of Giving Of His Life

- Doctrinal Constructs of Hope The constructs and the doctrinal thoughts of hope are completely centered on focusing on Jesus Christ and what has been accomplished through the sacrificial act of giving of His life as a ransom for individuals. Hope is realized and distributed through the promises of the Holy Scriptures. Research illustrates through a multitude of scholars, writers and plethora of varied resources that hope comes from Christ and is grace, in overcoming conflicts, trial and circumstance....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Bible, Christianity]

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A Letter On The 's Letter By The Philippians

- Philippians is often referred to as one of the prison epistles as Paul most likely wrote this letter while under house arrest. In his letter to the Philippians, Paul describes what it means to live as a forgiven, humble, joyful child of God (Fryar, 2011). This theme of Joy is present throughout the book of Philippians. Although Paul is under house arrest, awaiting trial, been beaten and abused as a result of his preaching, he knows and reassures the Philippians that true joy is found in Christ alone....   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Jesus, God]

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Martin Luther King Jr. And The Civil Rights Movement

- Everybody knows about black history month, it comes every february of every year. This is a month designated to black people and their history. Many people rejoice and celebrate during the month, for some it may fuel their fire against blacks, others may stand on the sideline watching as things happen. In schools, teachers usually try and at least talk about the month, or even mention it in their daily routine. Today Violence has taken over the civil rights and black lives matter movements. Throughout cities across america riots and protests are uprising in the name if civil rights for black people....   [tags: African American, Black people, Race]

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Honoring the Heroes of the War on Terrorism

- Grieving in Peace As America continues to be involved in the Global War on Terrorism there are those who are making the greatest sacrifice one can make for their country: their life. Truly answering John F Kennedy’s call to “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country” (ThinkExist.com Quotations) by sacrificing their lives in order to defeat terrorism. Those who have sacrificed their lives for us are not given the proper respect by being buried in peace because of a “church”....   [tags: Protests, 1st Amendment]

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The Parables of Jesus and the End Times

- A parable is defined as an earthly story with a heavenly message. Jesus frequently used parables as a means of exemplifying insightful, divine truths. The insightful stories are easily remembered, the characters are usually bold, and the representation rich in significance. “A parable is meant to arrest the hearer or reader in such a way that he or she must think of things in a new and unaccustomed manner” (Cunningham & Kelsay, 2013). Jesus used these parables as a harbinger of the apocalypse and incorporated many common situations to induce a thought provoking response to the truths He was trying to teach....   [tags: the prodigal son, jesus, god]

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Book Report : Live Original By Sadie Robertson

- The Book I chose to do for my book report is Live Original By: Sadie Robertson. She is one of the daughters of the Robertson Family, also known as the Duck Commander (Duck Dynasty) family. This book that she wrote is about how the duck commander teen keeps it real and stays true to her values. The Robertson family is a Christian family that lives in Louisiana, and they make products for people who hunt ducks. The show is a reality TV show, they have become really wealthy but they owe it all to God, and they trust in him completely....   [tags: Bible, God, Want, Prayer]

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Analysis Of The Play ' Coriolanus '

- In the play Coriolanus, Coriolanus ' mother Volumnia raises him to become this brave warrior of Rome. Volumnia is proud of who her son has become; however, she does not only think of Coriolanus as just her son, but a warrior that she has sexual desires for. Volumnia 's love and affection for Coriolanus in the play is incestuous due to her pondering the thought of having sex with Coriolanus as her husband, her over-excitement when she fantasizes about Coriolanus ' wounds, and the non-maternal indications of Coriolanus sucking on her breasts....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Success Is A Source Of Confusion

- Margaret Mead once said that "For many Americans, the concept of success is a source of confusion. As a people, we Americans greatly prize success. We are taught to celebrate and admire the one who gets the highest grades, the one voted most attractive or most likely to succeed. But while we often rejoice in the success of people far removed from ourselves-people who work in another profession, live in another community, or are endowed with a talent that we do not especially want for ourselves-we tend to regard the success of people close at hand, within our own small group, as a threat." Personally i believe that this is not true for many reasons....   [tags: Voting, Election, Person, Democracy]

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New York Real Estate Market

- How would you react if someone had told you on the streets of Battery Park City, Lower Manhattan, “Make a wish, and your wish will turn into reality?” If luck by chance you had wished for owning a property at Gateway Plaza, a high-rise apartment complex on Battery Park City; your wish is just 1 millimeters apart. Inside the article, by Daniel Trotta, “Buyers rejoice: Manhattan home prices finally fall,” Trotta stated Manhattan brokers kept on stating prices are going up, while the prices were actually going down....   [tags: Real Estate]

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Personal Trials Through Spiritual Lens

- Introduction Imagine waking up one morning only to discover everything around you appears blurred and doubled. You find yourself walking into the objects around you; reading becomes difficult; viewing television becomes impossible and driving becomes problematic. How would feel. How would you react. Why would you react this way. What would you do to make the situation better. Imagine now you are taken to the doctor, he examines your eyes and prescribes glasses. With these glasses you are now able to see with better focus and your life is back to normal....   [tags: New Testament, Bible, Jesus, Christianity]

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The Cross Symbol Of Hope

- The Cross Symbol of Hope In the previous paragraph Paul uses the word hope in the defense of the faith but he also use it in presenting the faith. Because hope and faith are two legs of the same belief and that belief is in Jesus Christ. Paul reminded the Roman church and he reminds us today that at one time we were enemies of God (Rom 5:10) and His wrath was upon us but by Christ’s death for us we now have peace with God and we can “rejoice in [the] hope of the glory of God” because it is by “grace in which we stand.” Isn’t that reason to “rejoice in hope?” 1 Paul makes reference to us who were once enemies of God, but now are reconciled to Him by the death of H...   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Islam, Jesus and history]

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The Sacrament of Baptism

- In the United States Christianity is the largest religious group followed by Judaism, Islam, and Buddhism (Kohut and Rogers). According to the Pew Research Council Christianity was comprised of over 82 percent of the population in America as of March 2002 (Kohut and Rogers). Most of the world’s Christians live in the America’s and Europe (Pew Research Center). However, the population of Christians that currently live in the America’s and Europe is significantly lower than in the early 1900’s (Pew Research Center)....   [tags: Christianity]

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The Values of a Warrior Society as Seen in Beowulf

- ... This is revealed during the funeral of Scyld when the people remember that a he saved them from the leaderless country that they were once a part of. They realize that a great king cannot be afraid to lead his people into battle if need be. However, in order for him to have warriors to lead into battle, he must have loyal followers. He is loyal to his thanes by rewarding them handsomely after battles. Loyalty is a two way street and his thanes reciprocate this by showing their patriotism in battle and at the kings funeral....   [tags: sociological analysis of the story]

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My Main Goal is to Live a Satisfying Life

- Have you heard the song “Satisfaction”. It was recorded by The Rolling Stones in 1965 and revived by Britney Spears in the year 2000. The song doesn’t say anything about life but the words give you the emotional effect you’re looking for if you are not satisfied with anything you do or have in life. It made me think about my values I hold in life. When I was a teenager, I always wanted to have a good future for myself and for my family. I grew up wanting more money to buy all the things that we needed and wanted to have....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Values]

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Unconditional Giving in Shel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree"

- The act of unconditional giving is an attribute that many cultures hold up as the highest form of love. The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein, is a classic childhood book that illustrates the selfless act of unconditional giving which manifests as unconditional love, between a tree and a boy. Giving by the tree, to the boy, begins in the boy's childhood and continues on until he is an old man. This story is representative of the relationship between mother and child. The story opens with the young boy playing while the tree "gives" to the boy her shade and branches....   [tags: Giving Tree, Shel Silverstein,]

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The Creation Of A High And Mighty God

- Where did it all begin. The creation of mankind has been and continues to be the most told and most changed story of all time. How did man come to be on Earth. How did Earth come to be in space. Who or what created all of this. There has to be some kind of explanation because without one, then nothing else makes sense. There has to be a purpose to life because without one, there is no point in living. Most importantly there has to be hope because without someone or something to believe in, you lose all belief in yourself....   [tags: Universe, Creation myth, Tiamat, God]

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Analysis Of ' Their Eyes Were Watching God '

- 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 explains that, “love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out. Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance” (1 Corinthians 13:4-7 NLT). Author Zora Hurston takes this definition of love and applies it to young Janie as she struggles to find her identity in the novel Their Eyes Were Watching God....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Family, Husband]

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The And Of The Church Of Corinth

- One of the major thinkers from late antiquity is Saint Paul, a convert and leader of the early Christian Church. He was once known as Saul of Tarsus before his religious conversion, but afterwards Paul used his background as a Jew and Roman citizen to evangelize all Roman citizens. He ministered to church communities he formed in Europe and what was then Asia Minor by writing letters to these communities he formed, one of which is called Corinth. Corinth is a Southwestern Greek city located against a gulf, which infers its participation in trade and its immersion in many cultures....   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Epistle to the Romans]

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Dimensions of Night of the Living Dead

- ... Romero himself related the living dead with lower class citizens, lacking the panache of vampires and mad scientists, and individually weak but powerful in numbers (Hervey 59). Fed up with the oppressive conservatism of the so-called “Silent Majority” that had earlier that year elected the commie-chasing and previously retired Senator Richard Nixon to the Presidency and that seemed intent on foiling any social progress, audiences rejoiced in the “moral ambiguity and refus[ed] to rejoice when order and normality prevail[ed],” as phrased by historian Arthur Schlesinger (Hervey 24)....   [tags: horror film, romero´s image]

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Unique Types of Family Systems

- ... Within these families there should be boundaries, clear relationships between the members, which are clear and defined. I feel that if these boundaries are not clear this is where the confusion comes in at. I can remember before I was married and was living with my now husband we often had disagreements about who was to do what and when. This caused a lot of stress on our relationship and tended to cause some aggravation. I believed this was because we came from two totally different cultures even though we are both African American....   [tags: culture, stress, abuse]

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The Ideals Of Christian Humanism

- Humanism is a philosophical and ethical stance that emphasizes the value of human beings, both on the individual level and on the collective level. Humanist prefers critical thinking and logic over established doctrines of faith. However, humanism can take many forms and people will mold their worldviews around them to enhance their morals, knowledge, and life. As I have begun to form my worldview and decide what I value in life, and what principles those values follow, I am stumped. I am not sure if I truly know how to articulate what my worldviews are as I am still young and learning new philosophies and meanings for life in this diverse world we humans call home....   [tags: Love, Meaning of life, Agape, Life stance]

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Frederick Douglass And His Speech

- Frederick Douglass was an African American who escaped from slavery in 1838. After buying his own freedom in 1847, Douglass created The North Star, an abolitionist newspaper, and also wrote an autobiography. Douglass became a well respected author, and in 1852 was asked to give a speech in Rochester New York. In his speech the The Meaning of July Fourth to the Negro, which was delivered in Rochester New York on July 5, 1852. Douglass spoke of the nation 's problems with hypocrisy, and mistreatment of African Americans....   [tags: Slavery in the United States, Abolitionism]

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Comparison Between Beowulf And Beowulf

- The poem of Beowulf has been told many times for hundreds of years. There have been many versions and variations that differ from the original written tale. There has recently been a movie production of the epic tale that was released in 2007 entailed Beowulf. Although this variation of the story was entertaining it was not an accurate account of the story of Beowulf. This analysis of both narratives will illustrate the differences between the two. In the movie depiction of Beowulf both the Danes and the Geats are Pagan....   [tags: Beowulf, Anglo-Saxons, Mead hall, Denmark]

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Slavery And Freedom : Slavery

- Luis Palacios Professor Africa Fine AML 2600 15 February 2015 Research Paper 1: Slavery and Freedom Slavery is an inhumane event in the history of the human species which should never be forgotten. As people of different color came together as a collective and rallied together to change the views of those who were pro-slavery would shape the way for future generations. People would work together to amount to great discoveries and it would not possible if minds were segregated because of the color of skin....   [tags: Slavery, Black people]

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Jane Austen's Writing Style

- Jane Austen's writing style is a mix of neoclassicism and romanticism. Austen created a transition into Romanticism which encourages passion and imagination in writing instead of a strict and stale writing style. It is very emotional and follows a flowing not structured form. Mixing these two styles was one of Austen's strongest talents, which gave her an edge in the literary world. No other author in her time was able to create such a strong transition between writing styles. Austen used her sharp and sarcastic wit in all of her writing including in one of her most famous works; Pride and Prejudice....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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The History of Mississippi

- I am writing a essay on Mississippi History and how it made it the state it is today what all happen and what change through the years. The different little things about the people, government, events, activists,writers, and cultural changes.The three main things I’ll be discussing in this paper will be the music, slaverly,and the lifestyle they lead. 1st Body As we all know Mississippi was always known for the house of blues many talented people came through who could make the blues something magical.I mean from B.B King to Robert Johnson to Muddy Waters these will be some of the people who made blues so famous and truly a remberance for all to hear.Most of these performers record in the...   [tags: music, slavery, cotton]

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THe Garden of Eden

- Milton describes the garden of Eden with exceptionally detailed language and does an exquisite job of portraying his vision of paradise in his writing. Satan journeys to Earth and lands on Mount Niphates were he overlooks paradise. As he draws closer and observes the perfection of Eden, he is enraged by the obvious love for Adam and Eve, who were the reason behind God creating the garden. The perfection of the garden reveals of God’s favor for man and his benevolence for the tender human beings that he carefully created in His own image....   [tags: adam, eve, stan, eath, mount niphates]

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Effective Use of Imagery in William Blake’s The Lamb and Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s A Very Old Man Wi

- Effective Use of Imagery in William Blake’s The Lamb and Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings "Sailboats as big as cruise ships/ Glide gracefully across the ocean's glassy surface." Have you ever read a piece of literature and found it to be immensely satisfying due to the enormous amount of descriptions used by either the poet or the author. As the opening line illustrates what is happening at the beach, the reader is able to really get to know what the author is trying to explain....   [tags: William Blake Lamb Essays]

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Comparing the Dramatic Presentation of Act 3 Scene 2 in the 1953 Film Version with Shakespeare's Text

- Comparing the Dramatic Presentation of Act 3 Scene 2 in the 1953 Film Version with Shakespeare's Text Julius Caesar was written in 1599 by William Shakespeare (1564-1616). The play is both a history and tragedy. It was based on Sir Thomas North's translation of Plutarch's lives. Julius Caesar has the tell-tale features of a history and tragedy, such as it being very much based on one leader figure (Julius Caesar) and having rousing speeches, similar to Shakespeare's 'Henry V' (St. Crsipin's Day speech)....   [tags: Papers]

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Soliloquy Essay - Two Soliloquies, One from Lady Macbeth and One from Macbeth

- Analysis of Two Soliloquies - One from Lady Macbeth and another from Macbeth   On the level of human evil, Shakespeare's tragedy, Macbeth is about the character Macbeth's bloody rise to power, including the murder of the Scottish king, Duncan, and the guilt-ridden pathology of evil deeds generating still more evil deeds. Perhaps, the play's most memorable character is Lady Macbeth. Like her husband, Lady Macbeth's ambition for power leads her into an unnatural, phantasmagoric realm of witchcraft, insomnia and madness....   [tags: GCSE Coursework Macbeth Essays]

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The Marriage Proposals of Mr. Collins and Mr. Darcy

- How do the marriage proposals of Mr Collins and Mr Darcy reflect the attitudes of the day. Our attitude to marriage is very different to that of the people in the 18th and 19th century. In the 21st century people in the United Kingdom mainly marry for love but in the 18th century love was a bonus. In the early 1800s you had to marry somebody from your own social class and people mainly married for money, status and to unite rich families because the only way to survive was to be part of a strong family....   [tags: English Literature]

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america the beautiful or the ugly

- Frederick Douglass (1817-1895) was the best known and most influential African American leader of the 1800s. He was born a slave in Maryland but managed to escape to the North in 1838. He traveled to Massachusetts and settled in New Bedford, working as a laborer to support himself. In 1841, he attended a convention of the Massachusetts Antislavery Society and quickly came to the attention of its members, eventually becoming a leading figure in the New England antislavery movement. In 1845, Douglass published his autobiography, "The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: an American Slave." With the revelation that he was an escaped slave, Douglass became fearful of pos...   [tags: essays research papers]

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College Admissions Essay: I Seek the Grail

- I Seek the Grail " You travel and see what the camera saw. The wonder of the human mind, heart, wit, and instinct... You might catch yourself saying, 'I'm not a stranger here.'" John Mahtesian John Mahtesian's photography offers a visual poetry of the human condition. It is a direct expression of his warmth, depth of spirit, and humanity. A true gentleman, extremely humble and unfailingly polite, he achieves an invisibility that is the success of his art. His patience and commitment to his vision allow him to capture moments others could not....   [tags: College Admissions Essays]

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Separation of Church and State

- The separation of church and state I believe that the separation of church and state has made our country fall. What I mean by fall is, that we the people have let our morals slip. We seem to not have so much care for others or self respect for ourselves. I believe we have gained this new motto, “If it feels good, do it.” It does not matter what it may do to another person or how it may even affect you in the long run. The government has had the issue of legalizing marijuana but how dare we think about getting rid of the separation of church and state....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Prophet Exegesis: Habakkuk

- After conquering northern Israel in 722 B.C.E., the Assyrians engendered centuries of political intrigue and laid the foundation for future unscrupulous kingdoms and idolatrous people.1 Once the Babylonian empire overthrew Josiah, the King of Judah, Habakkuk began to compose a prophetic book, questioning the ways of God. Above all, Habakkuk could not comprehend why “the evil circumvented the just”2; he thought that the impiety of the world did not correlate with a supposedly just God.3 Throughout his narrative, this biblical prophet came to understand that “the just man, because of his faith, shall live” (Hb 2,4)....   [tags: Scripture Analysis ]

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The Nicomachean Ethics

- In Aristotle’s The Nicomachean Ethics, he explicates the basic principles of friendship. However, he does not only explain friendship between two people. Aristotle delves further into the topic and sheds light on “intrapersonal” friendship – friendship with oneself. Although this idea of comprehending the relationship people have with their own selves might seem intricate and hard to understand, Aristotle applies the same principles of interpersonal friendship to the kind of friendship people have with themselves....   [tags: self-love and friendship]

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Evolving Prayer

- The Evolving Prayer Started on April 5th 2010 God my Father thank you for this and every day. Help me to rejoice and be glad in it and all the days you give me. Each and every one is a gift from your hand. Help me not to squander this one or any of them. Let me use my time wisely. “This is the day the Lord hath made; I will rejoice and be glad in it.” (KJV). Lord, Incline my heart and engage my mind in actively seeking you daily. “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” Jeremiah 29:13....   [tags: Christianity]

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The Second American Revolution": Expressions of Canadian Identity in News Coverage at the Outbreak of the United States Civil War

- In this paper, I will discuss Brian Gabrial’s article, “The Second Revolution”: Expressions of Canadian Identity in News Coverage at the Outbreak of the United States Civil War. Gabrial’s article is about how the Canadian identity was challenged by the American Civil War. In particular, he argues that Canadian identity is significant in five important themes: the importance of British identity, antipathy toward Americanism and suspicion of American democracy, a well-grounded fear of American militarism, a patronizing sympathy for Americans in crisis and liberal and conservative political threads....   [tags: article analysis, canadian identity]

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Research Essay : What Effect Did Frederick Douglass Have on the Liberator Newspaper and What Contributions Did He Apply to It?

-   The Liberator, by William Garrison, and Frederick douglass, a black slave, during the 19th century were things that had provoked the minds of America to become aware of the need to abolish slavery. Frederick Douglass had been known for his leadership in the abolishment of slavery; and The Liberator, a weekly newspaper founded by William Garrison, was known for sending this message about promoting the freedom of the enslaved blacks of America. Having subscribed to this newspaper, it gave him reasons to do the things that he was known for (Russell)....   [tags: abolish, slavery, leadership, freedom]

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Comparing The Lover Not Taken, by Blanche Farley and The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost

- Decisions are made every day, and greater the number of choices, the harder it becomes to evaluate the opportunity cost of a particular option, especially when the outcomes are unknown. Everyone experience a dilemma at some point in life, maybe, critical enough to alter their fates; some regret while others rejoice. Such is the case for the narrator, of “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost, who is required to choose his fate. There is deep regret because he “could not travel both” only to settle for the “one less traveled by” (19)....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]

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Advice on Relationships and Creating Inner Peace in Anne Morrow Lindbergh's Gift From The Sea

- In Gift from the Sea, Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her thoughts on relationships, love, inner peace, and contentment. During her vacation by the sea to relax and detach herself from the hectic outside world, Lindbergh masterfully provides insights to a reader of any age or gender. Her poetic and flowing style allows the reader to easily absorb the themes from her meditations. She warns against the pitfalls of modern life because of what she calls hectic rhythm, as opposed to a more fluid and natural primeval rhythm....   [tags: Gift from the sea]

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Analysis of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Forster's A Room With A View

- Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’ utilises setting to reveal Darcy’s true character and allows Elizabeth to gain a true understanding of his nature. Pemberley estate is placed at the centre of the novel both literally and figuratively. In terms of Pemberley’s literal meaning, it informs the reader that the estate belongs to Darcy, while figuratively it reflects the charm of his character. Elizabeth Bennet’s visit to Pemeberly illuminates’ Darcy’s moral fibre, she is enchanted by its beauty and good taste; she is thrown by the vivid and vastly spread nature surrounding Pemeberly....   [tags: Compare Contrast]

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How Laughter Is An Essential Characteristic Of Human Nature And A Blessing From God

- Well before anything else, an infant, around the age of one month, and well before exhibiting any of the more impressive "godlike" characteristics we pride ourselves on possessing, first of all smiles. Shortly thereafter the child learns to laugh. Laughter is an essential characteristic of human nature and a blessing from God. This gift enables us to view situations from a fresh perspective on even the most serious issues, and can shift the matter into more manageable proportions. Laughter has the power to lift the spirit, and transform tears of grief into lenses through which to see life more clearly and brighten black horizons with the light of hope....   [tags: Laughter, Laughter in animals, Tom Sawyer]

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The Inintended Consequences of Alcohol Prohibition in The Unite States in the 1920s

- Section A: Plan of the Investigation (114 words) What were the unintended consequences of alcohol prohibition in the United States in the 1920’s. In this investigation, the focus will be on the time frame 1920 to 1933, from when the 18th amendment was passed to when alcohol prohibition was repealed. The pros and cons of national prohibition of alcohol in the aspects of health, financial, and social results will be weighed. This will be done through the interpretation of statistics from before and after prohibition, insights of those who lived through the time period, and apparent reasons for the repeal of the amendment....   [tags: illegal drinking, distilleries, laws]

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Antigone by Sophocles and Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, Compare and Contrast Essay

- Antigone, by Sophocles, is a Greek play about a young girl who had strong connections with her family, strong determination and had the courage to do the right thing, even if it meant death. Julius Caesar, by Shakespeare, is a Roman play about a popular, supposedly ambitious, military general who had his friends betray him for his, so- called ambition. Although Antigone and Julius Caesar were written with similarities, such as having comparable characters, conflicts and relationships, both plays also have differences in each category. Both Antigone and Julius Caesar are similar in that both Brutus and Antigone do what is the best and most righteous action for themselves and for others....   [tags: greek, conflicts and relationships]

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Beliefs About Female's Power Over Nature Illustrated in The Epic of Gilgamesh

- In ancient times, thousand years before Jesus Christ, the earliest people saw the female as the mother of all creation. On the contrary, the male was seen as having no importance because he played no role in human creation. The people believed the female to be a mother of all creation because they saw her ability to get pregnant and give birth to a child without making the connection that intercourse led to pregnancy and fertility. These people saw the female’s part in procreation and regarded the female as having authority over all....   [tags: literary analysis]

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Stability, Silence, and Progression: Analysis of Aldous Huxley's A Brave New World

- Humans are not meant to be alone permanently because isolation drives people to craziness, transforming the need of companionship into an insatiable desire. When humans associate with one another, the thirst of sociability quenches and morphs into either happiness or progression. The futuristic society Brave New World encourages the former of happiness upon its citizens through repeated, whispered lessons, or hypnopaedic messages, at night during early childhood. The hypnopaedic messages function as values for all of the society’s caste members, promoting the ideas society regulates and deems as correct, such as limited progress....   [tags: Futuristic Society, Bandwagon Technique]

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Anaysis of William Blake's The Lamb, The Tyger, and Proverbs of Hell

- William Blake, was born in 1757 and died in 1827, created the poems “The Lamb,” “The Tyger,” and Proverbs of Hell. Blake grew up in a poor environment. He studied to become an Engraver and a professional artist. His engraving took part in the Romanticism era. The Romanticism is a movement that developed during the 18th and early 19th century as a reaction against the Restoration and Enlightenment periods focuses on logic and reason. Blake’s poetry would focus on imagination. When Blake created his work, it gained very little attention....   [tags: good, evil, church]

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Dehumanization of Children and Death in Perfume: the Story of a Murderer

- Patrick Süskind, a German author, wrote Perfume: the Story of a Murderer in 1986 and sets the novel in eighteenth century France. Süskind dehumanizes children in order to remove emotion from death. He fulfills the concept by using aspects that tend to develop the beliefs and perspectives of a child. During a child’s life, they obtain influences from religion, abuse, self-value, and other children. All the aspects reflect in a child’s life and in Perfume, dehumanization links to those factors and eventually leads to the absence of sensitivity to death....   [tags: Patrick Süskind, christian principles, Grenouille]

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Does The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien Have Christian Ties?

- Many scholars, film buffs, Christians, Catholics, and Atheists have gone back and forth over this simple fact: is the film Lord of the Rings a film with Christian ties. This is a puzzling issue; If you take the film at face value you see: wizards, orcs, ents, magic and spells on screen. The viewer is left wondering how a Christian based film can have such things in it. Doesn’t Christianity renounce those beliefs . If you dig deeper into the past of J.R.R Tolkien you will see that he has a rough road but what happens in his past only strengthen his belief in his faith, the strength of Tolkien’s faith even brought CS Lewis into Christianity....   [tags: catholic, symbolism, bible]

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The Importance of the Truth in The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

- ... . .” (Hawthorne 193). After he lies to Mistress Hibbins, he feels weak and miserable because he knows that he has given in to deadly sin. The narrator describes him as “the wretched minister” because after he comes out the forest he wants to ridicule everything that is good and holy (Hawthorne 194). Dimmesdale think there is no point of being holy anymore if he has already made impact with the devil and thinks that God will never forgive him as an adulterer. Overall, if he tells the truth about his relationship with Hester in the beginning, he would not feel like a hypocrite....   [tags: guilt, adultery, lies]

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Religion Dominated All Aspects Of Life From Architecture, Literature, Art And Music

- Religion dominated all aspects of life from architecture, literature, art and music. The dominant religion during this period was Christianity. The middle ages saw “the emergence … of Christian literary forms… a popular religious culture centered around processions, icons, and relics” (George Holmes 42). The crusades were wars fought in the name of God or holy wars. The first of the crusades began in 1095 when Pope Urban the second received an appeal for help from Alexius the first, the Byzantine Emperor....   [tags: Middle Ages, Pope, Christianity, Catholic Church]

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Comparing and Contrasting the Poetry of Lord Byron and William Blake

- The Romantic period brought a new outlook on how people viewed the world. The fight for individual rights was a major cause for the sudden change. There were too many rules that held people back from being able to express themselves. Once they began to broaden their ideas and practice new motives whether it was political, or emotional, it brought freedom of expression. Many poets took the chance to enlighten their readers on their works. They would write in order to paint a picture and gave more detailed descriptions of the conscious mind....   [tags: Compare/Contrast, Poetry Analysis, poets]

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The Function of Dual Roles in Tony Kushner’s Angels in America

- In Tony Kushner’s Angels in America, the interconnection of people and events, that might ordinarily be viewed as disconnected or unrelated, is implicitly presented in the characters section. Dual roles are implemented by a playwright that has one actor portraying the roles of two or more characters, with or without thematic intentions. The use of “dual roles” in several scenes of this play can be viewed as a demonstration of Kushner’s effort in maintaining the interconnectedness between characters, communities (i.e....   [tags: Angels in America]

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Intellectual Property Enforcement and Its Fiscal and Cultural Value to Society

- ... III. Strategy Recommendations A. Executive Actions (i) Effective Private Sector Voluntary Agreements The entertainment guilds and unions commend IPEC’s efforts to encourage and facilitate voluntary agreements, which are an open forum discussion, where all stakeholders, artists, consumers, public interest groups, corporations and the like, hold a discourse between stakeholders to address the challenges of IP enforcement. These agreements represent monumental steps forward in the war against IP theft, and their existence owes much to IPEC’s dedication....   [tags: directors, performers, writers, tech developers]

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The Strength of the Rule of Law in the United States

- As Americans, we all bear a special responsibility to both uphold and promote the rule of law. This sacred responsibility springs from our unique place in history, and it’s our destiny as a nation. The founding documents of our founding fathers “The Declaration of Independence” and the Constitution. Established for the first time in history a government not made up of man men but of laws. Our founding fathers breathed life into an idea which caused men to rejoice and despots to fall. It is the force and majesty of this idea that created the most powerful nation ever created....   [tags: constitution, government, founding fathers]

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Divergence into Tradition: Whitman’s Successful Conventionality in “O Captain! My Captain!”

- Divergence into Tradition: Whitman’s Successful Conventionality in “O Captain. My Captain!” President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination served as the tragic closing to the American Civil War. Walt Whitman, who idolized Lincoln because he felt that they shared the common goal of uniting the nation, wrote one of his most famous poems, “O Captain. My Captain!” as a lament, portraying the horror he felt after hearing of the loved president’s death. When compared to almost all of Whitman’s other poems, “O Captain....   [tags: Poem, Metaphor, Civil War]

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Analysis Of The Book ' You Are Given Nine Photos '

- Before beginning the introduction section of Solomon’s book, you are given nine photos. Some of the photos are simply portraits, while others illustrate descriptive details unique to the individuals. All the individuals are unrelated and look physically different, whether it is their skin color, clothing, age, etc. All vary in cultural origins, yet they all share a collective belief, Judaism. These pictures illustrate the diversity and complexity of this religion and act as a reminder for readers to keep an open mind for what is to come in Solomon’s book....   [tags: Judaism, Torah, Halakha, Israel]

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The American Captivity Narrative Is An Accurate Account Of An Individual

- At its most basic level, the American Captivity Narrative is a biographical or autobiographical account of an individual’s captivity at the hands of the Native Americans. Though understood to be an accurate account of the individual’s experience, these narratives contain a number of common rhetorical features that serve to augment the emotional impact of the events described. Frequently, the customs and practices of each individual’s captors are the source of these notable occurrences. Common themes include: torture or suffering, adoption, hunting, and the sharing or discussion of spiritual beliefs....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Policies and Legislation Related To Inclusive Education Could Influence Society

- Briefly discuss how you believe policies and legislation related to Inclusive Education influence attitudes toward the way society accepts difference. As I have eagerly anticipated meeting my practical classes in the last three years, I take with me the knowledge that I will find a class that is full of unique individuals. These students will have different cultures, types of families, socioeconomic status and learning needs just to name a few of the diversities. Although this is the type of class I expect to see in today’s society it was not what I experienced throughout my earlier schooling years....   [tags: Inclusive Education ]

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Opposing Views of Early Americans, Thomas Morton and John Winthrop

- There may not be two more contrasting characters of early America then Thomas Morton and John Winthrop. Morton was nicknamed, "Leader of Misrule" while Winthrop was seen as the "model of [a] perfect earthly ruler" (147). These two figures not only help settle a new land, they also had firsthand knowledge of each other. They are not two people that lived years apart from each other but rather they lived concurrently. With two such polarizing people living in a small new land, there was bound to be at least one disagreement....   [tags: american history]

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The Pros and Cons of Greeting Guests at Church Services

- The Artifact- We all know about it (personally it’s the one thing I dread each Sunday morning), the greeting of the guests. Greeting of the guests is at some point in a Church Service (usually around the beginning of a Sunday morning service) the Pastor, or Music Minister will direct the congregation, specifically church members to go out and specifically find someone who is visiting, target them out and begin talking to them. I will look into the positive and negative aspects of this practice, and what the church should or shouldn’t do in practicing this event every Sunday morning....   [tags: religion]

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Use of Instrumentation, Rhythm and Dynamics in Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique

- Music is a very powerful tool. It has the power to bring happiness or sorrow. It can stir up old memories that someone has forgotten. In Berlioz’s case he uses one of his most famous pieces, Symphonie Fantastique to tell a story. Berlioz combines the use of instrumentation, rhythm and dynamics in a stunningly effective way that conveys to the listener a tragic tale of an artist, whose true love didn’t reciprocate his feelings leading him down a path of self destruction. The first tool Berlioz employs to tell his story is instrumentation....   [tags: music, berlioz, symphony]

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