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    The Wild, Wild West The central theme of Stephen Crane 's The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky is the West 's loss of its traditional rough-hewn character due to the steady encroachment of Eastern Culture (and soft Eastern attitudes). In that sense the most important aspects of setting are the train that is taking Jack and his new bride back to Yellow Sky, and the town itself, which itself has already begun to symbolizes those changes. The setting actually serves two purposes, initially to establish a

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    Claude Debussy

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    “I love music passionately. And because I love it I try to free it from barren traditions that stifle it.” (-Claude Debussy) As the Father of Impressionist Music, Claude Debussy stove to create music anew from feeling. By restructuring the musical scale and reformatting the typical orchestral piece, his unique style emerged. His innovative approach to classical music revamped the classical scene, and the world well remembers it. For greater understanding of Debussy’s approach to music, we will examine

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    Modest Mussorgsky Essay

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    The Five, The Mighty Handful, and The New Russian School all depict the five Russian composers who came together in 1856-57 in St Petersburg. Their ultimate goal was to portray and produce a Russian style of music , and this is exactly what they would accomplish. Though one of "The Five" goes farther than this with his works, this being Modest Mussorgsky. Mussorgsky was a composer born march 21st 1839, with one of the most controversial names and spellings of a name. He was born to wealthy land owners

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    Character and Setting Analysis of Bride Comes to Yellow Sky Setting and characters go hand in hand in The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky. With Each new setting there is at least one new character development. A new setting in each part of the story makes for diverse settings and characters. From a train leaving San Antonio to around the corner in a small town in Texas, a drunken gunslinger to negro waiters, this story has it all. This story begins on a train specifically in a parlor car. This

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    Mise-en-scéne is something that we see in movies all the time. It’s translated from French and means the staging the different aspects of a movie such as setting, lighting, subjects, or almost anything else. Any common movie, such as Inside Out, shows Mise-en-snéne in it. Three big parts of Mise-en-scéne that are shown in the movie Inside Out are cinematography, sound, and editing. Inside Out uses all of these by describing a plot in which there are feelings in our brains which connect to different

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    For a Philosophy of the Impersonal 1. Never more than today is the notion of person the unavoidable reference for all discourses, be they philosophical, political, or juridical in nature, that assert the value of human life as such. Leaving aside differences in ideology as well as specifically staked-out theoretical positions, no one doubts the relevance of the category of person or challenges it as the unexamined and incontrovertible presupposition of every possible perspective. This tacit convergence

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    Life of Malvolio in the Twelfth Night Play- Original Writing Twelfth night is a comedy which means that the audience’s expectations are for a light hearted, humorous funny play. Usually in a comedy there is bawdy, lewd language and romantic liaisons. In the play there are also a lot of ridiculous and improbable coincidences which the audience only believe because of willing suspension of disbelief. The title Twelfth Night refers to the Christian feast of epiphany which occurs twelve nights

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    The US Invasion of Grenada

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    government; they started receiving specialized military training outside the country. In March 1979, the NJM under the leadership of Maurice Bishop overthrew Gairy’s government and established the People’s Revolutionary Government (PRG). In October 1983, a splinter group from the party under the leadership of the Deputy Prime Minister, Bernard Coard deposed Maurice Bishop. The group placed him under house arrest, but protests opposing this action enabled him to escape dete... ... middle of paper

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    The Compositions of Erik Alfred Leslie Satie

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    Erik Alfred Leslie Satie, born May 17th 1866 to Scottish born Jane Leslie Anton and Norman born Alfred Satie in Honfleur, France. Satie is a well-remembered figure of 20th Century composers and pianist, who had always described himself as “a medieval musician who had wandered by mistake into the 20th Century”(1). Satie had suffered family tragedies in his early childhood losing his mother, Jane, at the age of 6. He was sent to live with his grandparents in 1872, along with his siblings. When he lived

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    Listening Report

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    Concert Analysis: Songs Around the Word I Offer Thee by Allen Ridout 1.     Gregorian chant consists of a single-lined melody and is monophonic in texture. This piece also consists of these basic structures as well as not having any harmory or counterpoint. This piece performed by U of I faculty member Steven Rickards, is sung a cappella. 2.     This piece differs from the traditional Gregorian chant of the Middle ages because of the jumps and leaps presented in the piece, which show that the piece

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