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    only on the character himself, but also on the interpretation of Prince Hal, and the entire workings of the production. In the case of Kenneth Branagh's Henry V Falstaff is seen only in flashback. This version of Falstaff (portrayed by actor Robbie Coltrane) is displayed as the jovial and kind side of Falstaff with little of the nefarious nature that is seen in the texts of Henry IV parts one and two. Branagh as the screenwriter actually reassigns certain lines to achieve his end, including, but

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    as well as in a less direct manner, coming through in his current actions, to show his sovereignty, what that means to him and why. The initial flashback scene displays a memory of Pistol's concerning Sir John Falstaff (portrayed by actor Robbie Coltrane). The flashback occurs while Falstaff is on his deathbed, and his remaining friends lament his impending loss. Branagh gives Pistol a line of Falstaff's, describing Falstaff in his own words as "A goodly, portly man, in faith," (1 Henry IV. II

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    Spirituality and John Coltrane

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    John Coltrane After being fired from Miles Davis's band in 1957 for his chronic use of heroin, John Coltrane was hurt tremendously. He decided it was time he quit using heroin. He took a month off from music while he went "cold turkey." During this month in the early spring of 1957, Coltrane had a momentous religious experience (Nisenson, 40). Coltrane asked God to give him "the means and privilege to make others happy through music" (Coltrane, 1995, 2). As time went on, Coltrane felt that

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    Madoca and Company

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    artists venture off into their separate ideas in improvisational form. The man closest to me begins the night, and this song on Alto Saxophone. His improvised melodies are complex and lengthy, borrowing from the ideas of the highly influential John Coltrane. I was unable to catch his name, but he was young and very passionate about his music. His range and technique were both very impressive, not to mention evident on Alto, Tenor and Soprano saxophones, all of which he played throughout the night. The

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    Jamie Ingram Cultural Repertoire Paper Over the years, I feel that my cultural background has generally stayed the same, with just a few changes, as I get older. At first, I had a difficult time thinking of my cultural background, but after doing the activities in class I have found it much easier to identify different aspects of my cultural background. I have felt very privileged to be an American, and as I get older I learn to appreciate that more and more each day. We are given such great opportunities

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    John Coltrane

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    search for the incorporation of his spirituality with his music. John Coltrane was not only an essential contributor to jazz, but also music itself. John Coltrane died thirty-two years ago, on July 17, 1967, at the age of forty. In the years since, his influence has only grown, and the stellar avant-garde saxophonist has become a jazz legend of a stature shared only by Louis Armstrong and Charlie Parker. As an instrumentalist Coltrane was technically and imaginatively equal to both; as a composer he

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    John Coltrane

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    John Coltrane: An Experimental Musician Jazz, which evolved from African American folk music, has developed and changed over the last century to become an art form in America. It places particular importance on inventive self interpretation. Rather than relying on a written piece, the artist improvises. Jazz has taken many forms over the past seventy years; there is almost always a single person who can be credited with the evolution of that sound. From Thelonius Monk, and his bebop, to Dizzy Gillespie’s

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    The Man on the Motorcyle

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    When the first caveman made a bet with his buddy that he could outrun a sabertooth tiger, the legend of the daredevil was born. From then, it evolved throughout the ages, from sword swallowers to snake charmers, X-Games gold medalists to professional B.A.S.E. jumpers: every culture and time period had some sort of daredevil. These people routinely defy death to bring entertainment to scores of people, and hopefully a bit of fame and sustenance to themselves. In 1960’s and 70’s America, the greatest

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    Should Kids Get Trophies For Participation?: Argumentative Essay About one year ago, I played on a Pburg Liners basketball team. It was the championship game and we really wanted to win, but we did not play well, so as a result, we lost. After the game, our coach gave us all trophies. On the other hand , I was thinking, did we actually deserve them. Apparently, some people think that everyone should get a participation trophy. However, people strongly believe not everyone should get a trophy

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    The Life And Music Of John Coltrane

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    A Brief Look Into The Life and Music of JOHN COLTRANE John Coltrane was born in born in Hamlet, North Carolina on September 23, 1926. John Coltrane was an only child. His father, John was a tailor who played the violin and ukulele, and his mother Alice played piano and sang in the church choir. This was a great environment to foster his love of music. Coltrane soon moved with his family to the town of High Point, where his grandfather was the pastor of the A.M.E. Zion Church. His family was

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