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  • Spring Awakening

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    Subversion. New York : Basil Blackwell Inc. , 1987. 167-202. Print. Sater, Steven and Duncan Sheik. Spring Awakening: A New Musical. New York: Theatre Communications Group, Inc. , 2007. Print. Sater, Steven. "Preface ." Sater, Steven and Duncan Sheik. Spring Awakening: A New Musical. New York: Theatre Communications Group, Inc. , 2007. VII-XV. Print. Spring Awakening: A New Musical. By Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik. Perf. Lea Michele, Jonathan Groff and John Gallagher Jr. Eugene O'Neil Theatre, New York

  • Sheik of Araby in the Great Gatsby

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    The presence of the popular 1920’s song “The Sheik of Araby” in The Great Gatsby is a sign that represents a wide range of cultural instances and relational symbols throughout the novel. The sign in the novel, a portion of the song called “The Sheik of Araby”, is sung by a group of little girls in Central Park, a song about a rich man who covets beautiful women and attracts them from all races, and who claims that he is basically the embodiment of love and knows what love is all about. Nick and Jordan

  • Professional Wrestling - Exposing American Culture

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    Wrestling - Exposing American Culture Wrestling on television today is a window into the basis of the American culture. It shows our need for violence and sex at an accessible arena. It’s not extremely graphic but it’s what serves a wide variety of audiences. It reaches a wide range of people, everyone from 10-12 year olds and elderly men and women. The largest demographic for them is the 18-24 year olds. Today in the American society the highest rated weekly television show is the WWF “RAW IS

  • Spring Awakening: From the Play to the Musical

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    Benjamin Franklin Wedekind was born on 24th July, 1864 in Hanover, today’s capital of the federal state of Lower Saxony, Germany. Wedekind’s father, Friedrich Wilhelm Wedekind, was a physician, and his mother, Emilie Kammerer, a German actress and singer. He grew up in Switzerland, where his father had purchased a castle. After finishing is secondary education, he attended one of Switzerland’s universities, the University of Lausanne, but dropped out and finally moved in Munich where he studied literature

  • Guests of the Sheik by Elizabeth Warnock

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    Guests of the Sheik by Elizabeth Warnock Elizabeth Fernea entered El Nahra, Iraq as an innocent bystander. However, through her stay in the small Muslim village, she gained cultural insight to be passed on about not only El Nahra, but all foreign culture. As Fernea entered the village, she was viewed with a critical eye, ?It seemed to me that many times the women were talking about me, and not in a particularly friendly manner'; (70). The women of El Nahra could not understand why she was not

  • Elizabeth Fernea’s Guests of the Sheik: An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village

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    work is directly related to the author’s familiarity with the culture. For instance, an individual intimately acquainted with a situation have different insights, but also different biases than an outsider. Elizabeth Fernea’s work "Guests of the Sheik" is a combination of the two perspectives. It documents her immersion into the society and culture of El Nahra, a village in Iraq, during the first two years of her marriage to Bob, an anthropologist. Her honest and frank narrative provides a fascinating

  • Summary Of Elizabeth Warnock Fernea's Guests Of The Sheik

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    It is important to note that Elizabeth Warnock Fernea herself is a brilliant writer, and her piece of Guests of the Sheik offers a very in debt analysis of an Iraqi village that would not be seen from most outsiders. How while Fernea concedes the fact that she is not an anthropologist she was married to one and the first two years of their marriage they lived in an Iraqi village called El Nahra. Since she lived in a village that has hardly any social contact between men and women, Fernea is able

  • Not Every Arab Man is a Terrorist

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    significantly influences the minds of Americans to accept these misconceptions about other nationalities. These nasty generalizations are particularly dangerous and hurtful to Arabs. They are commonly represented as amoral terrorists (bombers), wealthy sheiks (billionaires), and sexy dancers (belly dancers). Arabs commonly refer to this by using the alliteration, “the three B syndrome.” Through the endless news reports about violence, hijacking, and terrorism over the years, people from Arab countries

  • Analysis Of Vikatanitamba

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    for the worst. While in Rome, the Sheik meets a beautiful Christian woman who is displayed as being multi-dimensional, but in a negative way. The lines, “There sat a Christian girl who knew the secrets of her faith’s theology…In beauty’s mansion she like a sun/ that never set…” shows the Sheik saw a beautiful woman who’s beauty was everlasting, and thought because she was a Christian, she hid secrets due to her religion. (Farid Ud- Din 34,35,38,39 ). Next the Sheik displays a multi-dimensional aspect

  • Hussein's Schooling

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    In an effort to persuade Sheik Hussein into enlisting his younger son Mubarak in school, one day evening, several enlightened community leaders showed up at Hussein's home unannounced. After exchanging pleasantries, they drifted into a casual conversation punctuated by sipping tea and reminiscing. Then the guests affirmed importance of schooling and pointed out that time had come for Mubarak to be enlisted in school. Next, they enumerated the many future benefits that Hussein as well as his children