Clown Essays

  • Clown

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    Clown a performer, usually in a                          circus, who plays the fool,                          performs practical jokes, and                          does tricks to make people                          laugh. Other names for clowns                          are buffoon, jester, fool,                               conjurer, mirthmaker, tumbler,                          gleeman, mime, actor, harlequin, merry counselor, comic, and puppeteer. Even though there are many types of clowns,

  • Tim Burton Clowns

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    surreal artworks. Burton’s talent is to transform familiar subjects into peculiar ones. When it comes to clowns, people normally describe them as kid-friendly or something that are “harmless”. However, under the hands of Tim Burton, those clowns turn into evil thing. For instance, he adds a bottle of poison and a bloody jaw, which are completely opposite to the image of an ordinary, happy clown. Body parts are exaggerated by making the arms longer and slimmer; The eyes, nose, and mouth are enlarged

  • Scares On Clowns

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    Clowns have been terrorising the country for far too long. The clowns who are dressing up to lure children and women into the woods, chased people with weapons, and stood in front of cars to get them to stop have been taking this scare to a new level. These clown scares have been taking too far and now professional clowns are taking the blame for these fake clowns. This has cause an even bigger bad relationship with clowns. Clown sightings have caused a lot of commotion, which can lead to an increase

  • Observation Essay – The Clown

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    Observation Essay – The Clown He’s a young man, the clown, with white socks striped in black, and black suspenders over a white T-shirt. White face, red nose. His MO is to follow people and imitate their motion without their noticing, to the glee of the sizeable, ever-changing audience. We’re sitting here on the steps of the Museum, hot and sweaty, watching the show. The clown can follow anyone: a slinky woman wearing pink ruffles, a kid with a mountain bike, a muscle-shirted dude talking

  • Clown Statue

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    Are you afraid of clowns? Cause this so called myth might just make you fear them even more. This essay will look at the creepy myth known as the Clown Statue. So this is the basic story. A couple wanted to head out for the night, so they called in their babysitter that they’ve known for a while and who has watched their kids on many occasions. When she got their the kids were already in bed. She decided to watch tv but before she could do so, she called the mother. She asked if it would be

  • Fear Of Clowns Research Paper

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    Most people know clowns as funny, goofy, happy people dressed in colorful or decorative attire. Others may better think of clowns to be creepy and somewhat evil. Coulrophobia or better known as the fear of clowns has been discovered over several decades ago. It has actually been researched to be one of the most common phobias. Most researchers agree that the main reasons for coulrophobia is the make-up and exaggerated features of the clown, the scary movies about clowns, or a past tragedy event

  • Shelby Welsch's A Conversation With A Clown

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    Trigger warning: clowns have been spotted around the University of Northern Iowa. Recently, students on campus have been frightened by people dressed in clown costumes. The students have experienced and shared these encounters with one another, but no one has heard of the clown’s perspective until Shelby Welsch wrote the article “A Conversation with a Clown” for the UNI newspaper. Even though the clowns on this campus have not harmed anyone, it is still an issue that needs to be addressed.

  • Mirrors: A Brief History Of Clowns

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    someone would mention ‘clowns’ they would automatically think of someone who would dress in vibrant colors, has full face makeup, makes fun balloon creations and tell jokes. The definition of a clown is an “entertainer who wears silly clothes and makes people laugh by performing tricks without speech” but clowns are no longer perceive that way due to recent events and movies (“Clown”). In ancient Egypt around two thousand four hundred BCE was when the earliest document clowns had appeared (“A Brief

  • Twelfth Night Essay: Feste is No Fool

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    truth-teller.  And in William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night it is no different. Feste, a clown, through his mixed up words and songs enlightens the other characters whilst playing the role of the truth-teller.  Through aiding the Duke with his patience, helping Viola with her love problems, and having a major role in Malvolio's downfall, Feste holds one of the primary parts of the play. Although Feste is a clown, he seems to be the most perceptive and knowledgeable of all the characters.  He has

  • Twelfth Night Essay: Olivia's Denial

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    27) because she "desires to season a brother's dead love" (1.1.31). Feste knows that mourning is the not real reason for her refusal to marry Orsino. Clown: Good madonna, why mourn'st thou? Olivia: Good fool, for my brother's death. Clown: I think his soul is in hell, madonna. Olivia: I know his soul is in heaven, fool. Clown: The more fool, madonna, to mourn for your brother's soul, being in heaven. Take away the fool, gentlemen. (1.1.64-70) Feste shows Olivia the foolish

  • Doctor Faustus Essays: Critical Analysis of Faustus

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    summon up a devil named Mephistophilis.  Faustus signs over his soul to Lucifer (Satan), in return to keep Mephistophilis for 24 years.  We also see what happens when magic power gets in the wrong hands when Mephistophilis punishes Robin, who is a clown and his friend Ralph for trying to make magic with a book they have stolen from Faustus.  In the beginning angels visit Faustus, and each time he wonders whether or not to repent, but the devil appears and warns him not too by tempting him of magic

  • Pool Personalities

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    to free his or her mind after a stressful day at work, or a group of friends hanging out for a while. These are the people who normally come in, have a couple drinks, and enjoy a few games of pool before going home for the evening. Although some do clown around a little, they rarely get out of hand. If you look towards the back of a bar or pool hall, this is where you will often find the better skilled pool players. These people tend to take the game very seriously. Good pool players are generally

  • The Trickster in Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire

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    that tricksters are not necessarily male. The use of these words is in no way an attempt to promote a sexist outlook of the trickster phenomenon. In fact, many tricksters are androgynous. Bibliography Christen, Kimberly A.. Tricksters & Clowns. ABC-CLIO, 1998. Kaufmann, Walter. The Portable Nietzsche. New York: Penguin, 1984. Radini, Paul. The Trickster, A Study in American Indian Mythology. New York: Schocken Books, 1972. Rice, Anne. Interview with the Vampire. Whyte, Lesa

  • Bob dylan: a classic

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    laughing, spinning, swinging madly across the sun It’s not aimed at anyone It’s just escaping on the run And but for the sky there are no fences facing And if you hear vague traces of skipping reel rhyme To your tambourine in time It’s just a ragged clown behind I wouldn’t pat it any mind It’s just a shadow you’re seeing he’s chasing >Chorus Take me disappearing through the smoke rings of my mind Down the foggy ruins of time Far past the frozen leaves The haunted frightened trees Out to the windy beach

  • Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

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    Feste, the clown, is shown in their dialogue in Act 1, Scene 5. In this scene Shakespeare shows that both characters are intellectuals by constructing their colloquy in prose. Characterising Feste, Shakespeare gives him the aphorism, Better a witty fool than a foolish wit. [Feste. Act 1, scene 5] This line illustrates the clown's acumen; and is a delightful example of the way in which he uses language, as well as form to manifest Feste's character. Far from being a fool, the clown is erudite

  • The Cosmetic Industry: Selling Illusion

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    Star Wars or Dracula would have been if the actors had played the parts without change from their natural appearance? Clowns also seem to have a convincing argument that makeup is useful in their line of work. In fact, the makeup that a clown wears is characteristic of their job description. A clown without makeup is like a fish out of water. Makeup is so useful for clowns because an unchanging mood can be put on their face.

  • Assessment of Members of a Group Project

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    feelings of inclusion, control and affection are important to the success of the team. By understanding the needs of her team members, she can build group processes to address those needs. For example, since Mike initially revealed himself as a class clown, she could allow him the opportunity to be creative with his contribution to the project and present part of the case in class to let his humor shine through in a manner that compliments the case. For Steve, she could let him draw up an agenda and

  • My Favorite Cartoon

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    My Favorite Cartoon ¡V The Simpsons Watching a hilarious cartoon on television may seem like the most relaxed thing in the world. However, ¡§The Simpsons¡¨ is not only a stupid funny cartoon to keep us laughing for joy but also a clever TV program mixed up with irreverence and slightly twisted morality. I¡¦m not saying that how much influence this show can bring to our reality. But I think it¡¥s very well written. Also it constantly reflects and spoofs our society. The whole story takes place in

  • Merchant of Venice Essay: The Role of Jessica

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    has any kind of tie. Shylock’s isolation becomes a vital part of his character, and drives his merciless actions against Antonio. Throughout the play, everyone who could claim any type of social or familial tie to Shylock leaves him. Launcelot the Clown, moves to a Christian master, who has the,"grace of God..." (II,ii L.139) His own daughter Jessica forsakes him, and his entire Jewish culture, to marry Lorenzo, and become a Christian. Thus Shylock has no one from whom he can receive solace. Shylock

  • Personal Narrative - My Parents' Funeral

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    morning of the funeral was very bright. The curtains were opened in the coffin room. Aunt Sandy held my hand. She wore a black hat with a big black feather. Her eyes had big red circles around them, and her mouth was bright red. She reminded me of the clown in my circus coloring book.