Composition Classroom Essays

  • 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

  • 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

  • Silence in a Classroom

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    Silence in a Classroom How can silence be put to use in a feminist classroom? What are the positive ways to cultivate silence, ways which empower, rather than shut down? Audre Lorde has been widely quoted on the negative impacts of silence on women. She uses the term "silence" as an active verb; those with power have historically silenced others.But I am interested in the other implications for silence, namely, using silence as a tool:for discovery, creation, and real critical thinking.Our culture

  • Classroom Observation Reflective Essay

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    experiences observing in three different classrooms over the last three months, I cannot express how much I have learned by being in the classroom. I began the Master of Science in Education last fall and previous to the practicum experience I had taken 8 classes. I read books, listened to the experiences of my classmates and instructors, reflected on my own education, and tried to imagine how this information was going to prepare me to face a classroom of elementary school students. While I learned

  • Digital Graphics In Entertainment Analysis

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    ... middle of paper ... ... scanner I will begin task 3, and begin sketching my ideas for the graphic, then I will use the scanner to put it on to the computer ICT classroom Thursday Period 4 Whole lesson Computer Software Internet access Paper and crayons I will use my visualisation diagram to create the graphic. ICT classroom Legal requirements By law, the graphic designer retains the right to his or her work. Owning the rights to your work gives you the right to get paid for additional

  • Art Formal Analysis

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    Art Formal Analysis Examining the formal qualities of Homer Watson’s painting Horse and Rider In A Landscape was quite interesting. I chose to analyze this piece as apposed to the others because it was the piece I liked the least, therefore making me analyze it more closely and discover other aspects of the work, besides aesthetics. The texture of the canvas works very well with the subject matter portrayed in the painting. The grassy hill side and the leaves of the trees are especially complimented

  • 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


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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

  • 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

  • The Great Gatsby in the American Classroom

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    The Great Gatsby in the American Classroom In determining why The Great Gatsby is so frequently assigned at various education levels, my thoughts reverted to our discussion on the Vendler text and the premise that teachers may be attempting to seduce their students into learning. In connection to this discussion, I reflected on my own classroom and what I hope to achieve with my students. I find the "seduction" of students to be an integral component in teaching students to appreciate

  • 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

  • Daughters of Edward Darley Boit by John Singer Sargent

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    While visiting family in Boston for the weekend, I returned to the Museum of Fine Arts. I came upon another of John Singer Sargent’s works, Daughters of Edward Darley Boit. The composition of the painting intrigued me; and so I have chosen to write about the piece. This painting of four girls in an elegant room and doorway of what I presume to be their home, is a very posed, stagnant depiction. Three of the girls appear to be staring blankly at the painter, while one stands facing to the side, staring

  • Ophelia Painting Analysis

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    painting or not considering there was no obvious brush strokes visible. This artwork was placed on its own wall, centered in the exhibit. It was also one of the largest pieces as yo... ... middle of paper ... ... in a bathtub to complete the composition.”. The purpose behind this artwork was to challenge himself and trying something completely new regardless of what the viewers of that time period would think, in which at that time had the audience a bit unsettled since it was something so uncommon

  • 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

  • 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,

  • Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze's Painting: Perspective and Proportionality

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    The painting was done by artist Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze. This was one of the best paint I came a cross in the museum as it helps to understand the Art work in painting. When we look the elements and principle of arts, are well presented in the painting. The first element we see is the Perspective; this the way in which artists create something that deceives the eye or mind on a horizontal level and relatively smooth. For decades, painters have tried to represent the real scene that existed in three

  • 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

  • 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