Composition Essays


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    COMPOSITION AND THE PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN You will apply principles of design and visual organisation to your designs using a combination of balance, scale, unity and proportion, rhythm, symmetry and positive and negative space. By utilising the elements of line, tone, texture, shape, and emphasis, you will achieve visual harmony in your composition and layout. As you develop a working knowledge of the properties of colour, you will apply appropriate colour schemes that reflect the emotions

  • Dialectoc Composition In Purgatorio V

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    Dialectoc Composition In Purgatorio V In this canto there appear to be none of those cruces on which contemporary criticism often fastens as basic for the understanding of the poem's deeper meaning. It nevertheless contains some of the most vivid episodes of the journey, especially in its second part, involving the stories of three memorable characters. As is characteristic of the whole cantica, and is especially evident in the first cantos, we find that the three souls we meet here are,

  • Modern Music Composition

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    Modern Music Composition Composition has been an ever-changing entity in our society. Music composition is also a very alternating subject of study. You have to keep up to date when you wish to compose a piece of music. This is strictly due to the progression of music in this day in age. If you fail to study, the music you are writing may, very well, upset the music community with old or potentially outdated material. The only way to stay up to date with composition is to listen to a lot of classical

  • The History and Composition of Great Musical Pieces

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    The History and Composition of Great Musical Pieces Music is the most intangible art form. You cannot grasp or hold it, as you can other art forms. It is there for a minute, and it vanishes as soon as the last chord fades away. The great works of music are timeless. They remain with us after all the instruments have been packed away and the players have all gone home, in our heads, playing over and over. We hear them everywhere from shopping malls to commercials, even after their composers have

  • Creative Writing in the Composition Classroom

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    Walking inside the typical composition class, one can expect to see the students crafting the five-paragraph essay or working on a persuasive piece as they try to argue they side of an in-class debate. Composition classes do not only work on a studentís writing, they also get the students to think through their writing (at least the good ones do). There is a certain well-accepted style to teaching writing in the traditional composition class, and it works very well for many students and teachers

  • My Struggles with English Composition

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    My Struggles with English Composition “…As for all the seniors, I want you to challenge yourselves this year and don’t think you’re going to cruise through to graduation.”-Mrs. Smith, County High School. Although some seniors in high school refuse to take a hard schedule, I decided to take a challenging composition course my last year of high school and learned more than ever before from it. My teacher, Mr. Bacz, focused mostly on vocabulary, grammar, and how to right an essay. Each one of

  • The Composition and Rhetoric Field

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    Composition and Rhetoric (a.k.a. Writing Studies): A Flexible Field In his essay, "Teach Writing as a Process not a Product," Donald Murray outlines the major difference between the traditional pedagogy that directed the teaching of writing in the past and his newly hailed model. Traditionally, Murray explains, English teachers were taught to teach and evaluate students' writing as if it was a finished product of literature when, as he has discovered, students learn better if they're taught that

  • Internet and Cultural and Historical Diversity of Style in Composition

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    Internet and Cultural and Historical Diversity of Style in Composition The technological revolution of the late twentieth century has arguably caused some of the greatest changes in the global society. Few realize the full effects of the computer age. The Internet in particular has brought the corners of the world closer together. Even in the most remote areas of the globe, such as Katmandu, one can see an advertisement for e-mail (Stefik 235). One might begin to wonder what the social consequences

  • The Composition and Publication History of Samuel T. Coleridge's Kubla Khan

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    The Myth of Fragmentation - The Composition and Publication History of Samuel T. Coleridge's Kubla Khan Although the exact date remains unknown, it is believed that Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote his poem Kubla Khan sometime in the fall of 1797 and began revisions of it in the early spring of 1798. Interestingly, although no original manuscript has been found, the Crewe Manuscript of Kubla Khan was discovered in 1934. Currently, the Crewe Manuscript is the earliest know version of Kubla Khan and

  • Teaching and Learning in a Networked Composition Classroom

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    Teaching and Learning in a Networked Composition Classroom In her essay “Technology and Literacy: A Story about the Perils of Not Paying Attention,” Cynthia L. Selfe notes that “technology is either boring or frightening to most humanists; many teachers of English composition feel it antithetical to their primary concerns and many believe it should not be allowed to take up valuable scholarly time or the attention that could be best put to use in teaching or the study of literacy” (Self 412).

  • What I Learned In My Composition Classroom

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    Thank you for being my composition teacher this semester! Starting this summer, I expected a class with essays due every other day―I was delighted to find out that actually only one essay was due per week. I thought this class was going to be self taught lessons about how to write. But after, I realized that everybody knows how to write, it’s just learning about using proper words and finding your own voice―which is what I got from this class. Knowing the right verb to use was a struggle I faced

  • My Strength and Weakness in Composition Writing Class

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    I really didn’t understand what I was doing. At first, I was scared to take this class. During my high school years I wasn’t that good of a writer. I thought this composition class was going to be hard since I sometimes thought it was hard in high school. My writing experience was good and sometimes bad. This semester in the composition class I had many writing strengths and weaknesses. These strengths and weaknesses is what helped me learn the errors I was making while writing essays this semester

  • What I Learned in My Freshman Class of Composition 1

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    that the professor and the course were not at all intimidating as I assumed, the professor took time from his busy schedule to help his students to further improve their writing and the writing topics were very stimulating and thought provoking. Composition 1 has helped me learn more about myself and my writing skills, which allowed me to further self-evaluate myself, find where I need improvement and become motivated to change. As we approached the due date for the first essay assignment, the professor

  • English Composition Class And How It Helped Me Better Myself As A Writer

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    The question of the day is how was Barbara Bileks English composition class and how it helped me better myself as a writer. The class overall was a very informative experience and I feel as I learned a lot. Whenever the class started I considered myself a mediocre at best writer and thought that I would never improve. However, Ms. Bilek taught me to become a better writer by using many techniques that I did not know existed. In high school, we were not taught how to write academically because to

  • Analysis of La Perspective

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    However, Watteau cut off the view of this structure with trees that seem to enclose and frame the portrait. These trees act as a theatrical background to draw the eye towards the building in the background for a sense of intimacy. This limits the composition further, because Watteau painted La Perspective on a smaller canvas. In order to see many of the details with the figures and the architectural elements, viewers need to get closer to the work of art. This small size again creates a sense of intimacy

  • The Importance of Compositional Tools in Art

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    In the society of media, in every image, photo, song, painting, sculpture, ect… there will always be a form of composition present. These compositional tools are added into media to add an overall aesthetic appeal to the artwork. In media in general, artists like their work of art to portray a certain feeling or representing a look. Artists use different techniques to make their artworks aesthetically appealing to the eye. These techniques are known as compositional tools, and those tools are one

  • Analysis Of Romance By Thomas Hart Benton

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    Romance by Thomas Hart Benton is made with mediums of tempera and oil varnish glazes on gesso panel on board and is 45 1/4 inches by 33 1/4 inches. In this essay, I am going to discuss Benton’s use of composition, color, and texture to create a tranquil mood. When I first looked at this painting I pictured it taking place during the civil rights era, because of the clothing that the people in this painting are wearing. To me, this painting tells the story of a man and a woman taking a casual walk

  • Neo-Impressionist Painting: Winter Landscape On The Banks Of The Seeque

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    wonderland by choosing this cool and subdued color. Matisse took in the beautiful landscape and recreated it using naturalism. The content itself is derivative of naturalism, but I feel he painted it in an abstract manner. Matisse stayed true to the composition of the landscape. However, he chose to paint it in an untraditional manner. Brush strokes compose the form and shape. Lines are almost nonexistent. In my opinion, and based off of my reaction, this painting could also fall into the category of

  • Spring Coral Concert Report

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    The women’s chorus sang “I Am Not Yours” by Victor Johnson and “Ascribe to the Lord” by Rosephanye Powell. The chamber choir sang “Even when He is Silent” by Kin André Arnesen and “Elijah Rock” by arr. Moses Hogan. In the men’s choir the first composition was was “Yo le Canto todo el Dia”. David L. Brunner is an Interim Associate Director of the School of Performing Arts, Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at the University of Central Florida. He was born in 1953 is currently still

  • Digital Graphics In Entertainment Analysis

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    Graphics in entertainment Digital graphics are used in the entertainment industry, they are important for bringing the media to the public in order to get it recognised. They are used in movies, computer games and even adverts for companies and are extremely useful for creating a spark of interest between the target audience and the producers of the media. And it is these same graphics which reel the public in, giving them small glimpses of the game in order to get them to buy it which in turn makes