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    Propoganda Techniques

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    In the movie The Music Man con man Harold Hill, adeptly tricks the townspeople of River City, a small town in Iowa, into believing that they are need of a boy’s band. In the song “You Got Trouble,” he uses three types of propaganda to achieve this end: faulty cause and effect, exigency, and name-calling. Faulty cause and effect is a propaganda technique where one thing is presented, without proof, as if it caused another. Hill uses a pool table that was just put into one of the shops as the cause

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    Essay On West Side Story

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    The period between early 1940s to mid-1960s or so, alternatively, the period between when the musical Oklahoma! (1943) was produced till the time when Hair (1968) was produced, is usually referred to as the Golden Age of the American musical (Kantor, 2010). It is during this period, that most of the noted titles such as “Carousel”, “South Pacific” etc. were produced. 1940s and early 1950s were dominated thoroughly by MGM musicals, while the late 1950s and 1960s belonged to Broadway. Initially, the

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    history, music has been essential by utilizing music to communicate, build communities, and empower people of all kinds. Whether it’s Rap, Rock N’ Rock, or Country, music defines who we are as a person and identifying who we are as people in society. While on a search for identity by the anonymous narrator, a black man, who is struggling to work out who he is in a setting of racism and where many people have so many ideas of what it means to be a black man, the protagonist in Invisible Man defines

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    Charles Ives

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    Charles Ives is known in our day as the “Father of American Music,” but in his day, he was known just like everyone else- an ordinary man living his life. He was born in Danbury, Connecticut on October 20, 1894 (Stanley 1) to his mother, Sarah Hotchkiss Wilcox Ives and father, George White Ives (A Life With Music, Swafford 4). His father was renowned for being the Union’s youngest bandmaster and having the best band in the Army (The Man His Life, Swafford 1). Little Charles was influenced early

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    Klute Film Analysis

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    Alan J. Pakula’s “Klute” is widely known in the music industry for its uncommon use of musical instruments in the non-diegetic music during mysterious parts of the thrilling movie. Alongside, the frightening tune, a pattern of low-key lighting mixed with not revealing the identity of the man whom Bree is fearful of and who Klute is looking for, is evident whenever the music starts. Combining the two patterns with the non-diegetic music gives the audience a sense of mystery, thrill, and fear as they

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    Music: A Force in African American Tradition Poetry written by Langston Hughes employs several themes: the deeply- ingrained culture of his African heritage, metaphors about light and darkness, and his thoughts on dreams, and how they die. Perhaps one of the most influential of Hughes’ themes is that of music - jazz, dance, syncopated blues, and how their rhythms illustrate the soul of the black experience, and hold the traditions of Africa deep within each African Americans very being. Music is

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    A Beat to Freedom

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    “All of the arts – poetry, music, ritual, the visual arts, the theatre must singly and together create the most comprehensive art of all, a humanized society, and its masterpiece, freeman.” – Bernard Berenson In the beginning when man developed the power of reasoning and understanding, the early man realized that he found a certain sense of gratification in the things he saw, heard or did. At first, he was not certain why this was happening or what caused it but he realized it was an important factor

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    explication

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    of illusion are meant only for those of nobler natures, because they are plagued with feeling the burden and weight of existence more profoundly, and must be deceived out of this extreme distress by special stimulants. These stimulants compose what man calls culture, of which is predominantly made up of Socratic, artistic, or tragic; historical examples would say that there is either an Alexandrian, Hellenic, or Indian culture. Nietzsche’s claim is that the modern world is steeped in Alexandrian culture

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    Genre

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    Solomon Northup, a free black man from Upstate New York, is tricked and abducted and sold into slavery. He faces the cruelty at the hands of a slave owner as he struggles survive and reconnect with his wife and two kids. Overall the sound does sensible job by effecting subconscious level and it does a decent job by infecting, seeping, calming and jarring the audience. It works in co-relation of visual to point out how slaves were treated and provides palpable sense of how badly they were beaten by

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    In our day an age, music has been used throughout numerous spiritual occasions. For this assignment, I used my personal experience from a funeral church service I attended on November 3, 2015. Throughout my life, I 've been to numerous spiritual events and one type of event that really has a strong emotion towards it, is a funeral service. One important aspect of a funeral, is the music that is used during the services. The funeral I attended was for my parents old friend and it was a very emotional

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