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    what its dimensions and scope have been up to the present. Goertzen’s field methods include participant-observation of local and national fiddle contests in Norway, starting with a year-long stay, while teaching at the University of Trondheim in 1988-1989. He attended the District Fiddle Contest in 1988, the largest national fiddle contest for the normal fiddle, in Røros. There he was able to hear and record players from around the country play two contrasting tunes each, which gave Goertzen a large

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    another constant is the type of instruments that musicians use to make up the distinct sound of Irish music. Among these instruments are the accordion, fiddle, and uilleann pipes, which though their construction, sound and style, have contributed to the distinct sound that is traditional Irish music. Before looking at what role the accordion, fiddle, and uilleann pipes play in traditional Irish music, it is first important to understand each instrument’s construction and how it is played. Accordions

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    Happiness and Drought

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    dialogue is to promote a convers... ... middle of paper ... ....” (ll. 25-26) It is here that the fiddler reflects on his life as in the previous lines, he stated he ended up with the land and broken fiddle it is at this point he has entered the end of his life. Upon having a broken fiddle and nothing to show for his success he believes the poem suggests that he is happier than a man who worked the land and held a fortune from his profits. A broken laugh is also known as a snicker. A snicker

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    Piggy Heart By Ry Psy

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    First, Cherry employs imagery throughout the entire poem. In lines 1-2, Cherry offers the first image in the poem. She describes her father after he has returned from a hospital stay as “a crazy old man / Back from the hospital.” He is swinging a rattling suitcase in his hand. It is at this point that his mind might be rattling. He has not lost his mind completely. In lines 15-19, her father can remember some minor details about his house, his rosebushes, his car, and himself as a younger man. He

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    Breath in Poetry: In search of self-pleasure Gwendolyn Brooks’ “First Fight. Then Fiddle” is a sonnet with ten syllables in every line, rhymes as abba in Shakepearean’s. As an old form of poetry that follows the structure and rhyme, “First Fight. Then Fiddle” mimic a rhythmic melody in semantic stanzas. And “First Fight. The Fiddle” rhymes better than Sylvia Plath’s “Lady Lazarus” which requires deeper exploration in dimension. Although, different style in the writing, they share some common ideas

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    The story “Rothschild’s fiddle” takes place in a small village with the main characters named Jacob, a Russian coffin maker, Rothschild, a poor Jewish musician, and Martha the wife of Jacob. Jacob isn’t very fond of Jews specifically Rothschild. Besides being a coffin maker Jacob plays the fiddle in an orchestra for weddings but because of his hatred for Jews he later in the story becomes a backup player rather than a main performer. Jacob is a very complex character; he thinks everything is a loss;

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    The Elite Eagles team cooperated on Assignment 5.3a to prepare a study of the Silver Fiddle Construction (SFC) case as shown on page 233-234 of the textbook (Larson and Gray, 2014). Starting from the project scope statement (created by the president of SFC), the team identified five potential risks and one opportunity as outcomes of the Czopek project. These results derive from team discussions of the case study, summarized below. Our analysis begins with (1) a review of the president’s project

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    An Analysis of Brooks' First Fight.Then Fiddle Gwendolyn Brooks' "First fight. Then Fiddle." initially seems to argue for the necessity of brutal war in order to create a space for the pursuit of beautiful art. The poem is more complex, however, because it also implies both that war cannot protect art and that art should not justify war. Yet if Brooks seems, paradoxically, to argue against art within a work of art, she does so in order create an artwork that by its very recognition of art's

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    of self-pleasure Although, they are different style in the writing, one poem rhymes and the other simply not, Gwendolyn Brooks’ “First Fight. Then Fiddle” and Sylvia Plath’s “Lady Lazarus” share some common ideas. Both poems talk about death and survival and about the darkness of evil that lurks inside the snatched lives. In “First Fight. Then Fiddle”, Brooks addresses although life can be intimidating with many turns, enjoyment of it can be captivating. Brooks also embraces the fact that love can

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    The same author Gwendolyn Brooks writes the poems “Fight First, Then Fiddle” and “We Real cool”. I am about to explain to you of how the author uses social issues through of the two poems I am referring to connect to her readers. The poem “We Real Cool”, by Gwendolyn Brooks was a great piece. I chose this poem because I could relate to the choice of words the author had chosen to use. The choice of words the author had chosen led me to believe the teens that the author described in her poem had

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