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    Biography of Federico Garcia Lorca

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    Biography of Federico Garcia Lorca Federico García Lorca was born into an educated bourgeois family in Fuente Vaqueros, in Andalusia, Spain, in 1898. His mother was a teacher and his father a rich farm labourer. He read literature and music at Granada University and in 1919, at the age of 21, he published his first book, Impresiones y Paisaijes, that was inspired by a trip around Spain that he took as part of his degree. That year, Lorca went to Madrid to continue with his studies. He moved into

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    Biography of Federico Garcia Lorca Born in Fuente Vaqueros, Granada, Spain, June 5,1898; died near Granada, August 19,1936, García Lorca is Spain's most deeply appreciated and highly revered poet and dramatist. His murder by the Nationalists at the start of the Spanish civil war brought sudden international fame, accompanied by an excess of political rhetoric which led a later generation to question his merits; after the inevitable slump, his reputation has recovered (largely with a shift

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    ever wondered what made you who you are and what you do? Federico Garcia Lorca is a very well known poet that went through a lot of touching events that helped him write poems throughout his era. He developed his poetry through his inspirations from the people around him, showing the themes of love, death and southern Spain culture. He had a special poetic vision and used his own style in his writing. Federico Garcia Lorca is a Spanish poet and dramatist during the twentieth century. He was born

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    Blood Wedding, by Federico Garcia Lorca

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    Most of the protagonists in “Blood Wedding” such as the mother, bride, and Leonardo do not fulfil the roles they are assigned as they turn into evolved characters at the end of the play. At first they portray their roles just like they are supposed to but then as the play goes on, they face a problem and the solution to the problem is to reject the society and follow their desires. The roles of an archetypal mother in a Spanish society are to stay home, perform domestic work and care about family

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    Wedding" by Frederico Garcia Lorca Thesis: Characters that cause immense pain to another, especially to their consorts, succumb to death in the texts So Long A Letter and Blood Wedding by Mariama Bâ and Federico García Lorca respectively. Death is one aspect of life that prevents a person from being invincible. It is one of the inevitable occurrences that a man has to yield to. In the texts So Long A Letter and Blood Wedding by Mariama Bâ and Federico García Lorca respectively, death is a

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    Marriage is an important theme in the plays, ‘A Doll’s House’ written by Henrik Ibsen, and ‘The House of Bernarda Alba’ written by Federico Garcia Lorca. Though the concept of marriage is two people living together through love and companionship, it revolves around the duties and principals put up by the society. Both of these books share anachronistic views of marriage where marriage is not an emotional attachment between two entities but a social engagement between two entities of similar wealth

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    Salvidor Dali

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    in the style of Cubism (duke). In the early 1920’s, his sister was his only female model. At this time he was attending the Madrid Fine Arts school as his father wanted him to gain skill to become a teacher. It was here that he met Luis Burnel and Lorca who would eventually replace his sister as chief model (BBC). In 1925, Dali had his first stand alone exhibit at the Galery of Dalmare (Duke). In 1929 and 1930, Dali collaborated with his friend Louis Burnel on motion pictures enabling him to create

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    Literature often words complex phenomena, which otherwise possibly remain ignored. One example of such complex phenomena is the coexistence of two contradictory elements, dominance and love. Dominant personalities in Like Water for Chocolate and The House of Bernarda Alba, Mama Elena and Bernarda Alba respectively, do not explicitly display love towards their daughters, but it is revealed by their behaviour and uncharacteristic actions. Some elements of characterization or narrative mode in both

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    The House of Bernarda Alba The National theatre Choose one production that you have seen and which you particularly enjoyed and discuss the aspects which made it so successful? The House of Bernarda Alba is a tragedy by Lorca which was set in Spain in the early 1930’s during the Spanish civil war and is about five daughters whose life’s resolve around their mother Bernarda Alba. The girls are repressed by there mother which could be why he wrote this play, to express his feelings and

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    Although Federico García Lorca is no longer with us today, his impact on the poetic world has made him a well-renowned Spanish poet of his time (bio.). Lorca grew up close to the city of Granada, Spain (Stainton). He is most famous for his Romancero gitano, Llanto por Ignacio Sánchez Mejías, and his popular plays (Stainton). As Lorca grew older the problems he underwent in respect to his personal life affected both his poetic style and his themes (PoemHunter.com). Lorca’s homosexuality and his failure

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    Dali

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    mother’s sister. Before this, Dali painted gorgeous landscapes and portraits, but now he begins to paint his “tormented soul.” In 1921, Dali began to attend the University Residence of Madrid. There, he met friends like Federico Garcia Lorca (a famous poet). Lorca was gay and fell in love with Dali, who was immature sexually at this point in his life and scared of gay relations, but the two remained close for many years afterwards. One year after he started at the University, he got suspended a year

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    The House of Bernarda Alba Federico Garcia Lorca was born in 1898 and died in 1936, he lived through one of the most troubling times of Spain's history. He grew up in Granada, Spain, and enjoyed the lifestyle and countryside of Spain. His father was a wealthy farmer and his mother was a school teacher and encouraged his love of literature, art, and music. He was an extremely talented man. A respectable painter, a fine pianist, and an accomplished writer. He was close friends with some of

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    Leda Atomica

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    unfettered by the constraints of logic and social behavior. (#1 - Surrealism)Salvador Dali was born in May 11 of 1904 in Figures Spain, and in 1921 he entered the San Fernando Academy of Fine Arts in Madrid where he made friends with Federico Garcia Lorca, Luis Bunuel, and Eugenio Montes. In June of 1923 Dali was suspended from the Academy for having indicated the students to rebel against the authorities of the school but was let back in October of 1925, and a year later Dali was permanently expelled

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    Salvador Dali

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    putrefaction, and other disturbing images. Dali began painting at the age of 10. His more notable works were produced by the age of 13 and by the age of 18, the had made connections with other intellectuals including: Luis Buneul, Frederico, Garcia Lorca, and Picasso. In 1928, Dali first obtained true international exposure when his oil painting, "Basket of Bread", was shown at Carnegie International Exposition in Pittsburgh, PA. This was one example of his mastery. Dali was determined to become

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    “I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix, Angel-headed hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of night.” The opening lines of Howl, by Allan Ginsberg, melodiously encapsulates the beat generation. The beats alluded to by the verbatim ,“The best minds”, are a group of idiosyncratic poets whom through the instrument of prose(driven

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    translated by James Graham-Lujan and Richard L. O’Connell and the three tragic dramas open up with an introduction by Lorca’s brother. Through the use of symbols, Lorca gives many interpretations of each of the three plays. Lorca uses the recurring symbols of embroidery, flowers, and blood to represent the three tragedies and power. In general, Lorca uses blood as a symbol of fate and death in his three tragic plays. Lorca’s tragic play “Blood Wedding” was written in 1933 and it was one of his longest plays

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    Surrounded by a society in which poetry was the fashion, Lorca wrote this set of poems at an early age. `Poetry was a social, friendly accomplishment, natural to the society in which Garcia Lorca was born'. He was very attached to his hometown and drawn to his own culture. The poems he wrote in 1922 from the popular Andalusia music were an inspiration to many other poets. Lorca wrote Poema del cante jondo in the attempt to approximate language through his poems, and music through methods to make

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    House of Bernarda Alba”, the motif of eyes and sight is prevalent, and is used for various purposes: to show rebellion against a greater force, to show the effects of repression and confinement, and as well as a way of foreshadowing. In the play, Lorca could be said to be establishing that confinement and repression from a greater force can lead to one’s end, and through the way he uses the motif of vision, he is continuously reinforcing that idea. Because of the authoritarian figure of Bernarda

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    tighter/shorter/more exposing - for the purpose that the other will take note of the way my body looks in them, for a possible verbal response to a carnal reaction. Here I do not expect much, but wish perhaps the other could muster the words of Federico Garcia Lorca, "To see you naked is to remember the earth." I am thus seeking affirmation, approval. It boils down to ordinary sexual attention. I need to be reminded that the other finds me more than sufficiently, irresistibly at times, alluring. II.

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    Lorca's El Maleficio De La Mariposa Federico Garcia Lorca was a Spanish poet who explored universal themes of love, lust, death and violence under the semblance of whimsical tragedies. The self-proclaimed gay had fanciful reveries declaring his almost child-like take on the chaotic conditions of his time. Although disguised as nothing more than a dark fairy tale, Lorca's El Maleficio De La Mariposa, like all his succeeding plays, is replete with symbolism that is quite impossible to grasp

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