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  • About Schmidt

    About Schmidt

    About Schmidt Every once in a while, one will find another whom has no resources, no intellectual curiosity, and really has nothing to do in their lives other than work and live in a world of monotony and melancholy. Warren Schmidt, the lead character in Alexander Payne's 2002 film, About

    Essay Length: 568 Words / 3 Pages
  • About Townes Van Zandt

    About Townes Van Zandt

    Townes Van Zandt's music doesn't jump up and down, wear fancy clothes, or beat around the bush. Whether he was singing a quiet, introspective country-folk song or a driving, hungry blues, Van Zandt's lyrics and melodies were filled with the kind of haunting truth and beauty that you knew instinctively.

    Essay Length: 1,004 Words / 5 Pages
  • Ac/dc Concert

    Ac/dc Concert

    This concert took place at the Pyramid Arena in Memphis Tennessee. The main performance was by AC/DC and the band Gutted Snake opened for them. The members of AC/DC are Malcolm Young on guitar, Angus Young on guitar, Brian Johnson on vocals, Cliff Williams on bass, and Phil Rudd on

    Essay Length: 733 Words / 3 Pages
  • Accenting Temperament

    Accenting Temperament

    Andrew Vaccarezza Dr. Keith Bohm Music 129, section 2 28 June 2007 Accenting Temperament During a dark rainy night, a young man is driving down a busy street trying to stay focused and alert. As he approaches an intersection, a car darts out in front of him. Trying to avoid

    Essay Length: 1,520 Words / 7 Pages
  • Acid Rain

    Acid Rain

    ACID RAIN What is Acid Rain? The majority of people consider rain to be an undamaging weather occurrence. However the increase in acidity of rain is both unsafe and damaging. In order to fully understand the term acidity, it is essential to know something about the pH scale. This scale

    Essay Length: 1,497 Words / 6 Pages
  • Action or Drama: Gender Differences in a Video Store

    Action or Drama: Gender Differences in a Video Store

    Hayes 1 Abstract The difference between male and females was examined in five investigations in a large, well known video store chain. Different genders were looked at in groups of all male or all female, single men and single women, and then groups of mixed gender. Differences between the

    Essay Length: 2,324 Words / 10 Pages
  • Adaptation of Power Rangers

    Adaptation of Power Rangers

    In 1993, a new live action show for kids, Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers (MMPR), debuted and its popularity has endured since with its 16th incarnation to air in 2008. The Power Rangers series was based on the long running Super Sentai series of shows that had begun in 1975 and

    Essay Length: 1,395 Words / 6 Pages
  • Aesthetic Music Educatin and the Influence of Bennett Reimer

    Aesthetic Music Educatin and the Influence of Bennett Reimer

    An explicit concept since the late 1950s, aesthetic education first developed to provide a strong philosophical foundation for music education and continues to evolve as a solid theoretical orientation for current effective practices. Bennett Reimer has contributed much to the discussion and development of the value of aesthetic education for

    Essay Length: 2,170 Words / 9 Pages
  • African American Cinema

    African American Cinema

    Black Cinema The subject of African-Americans in Motion Pictures provides some of the most interesting studies along with the many controversial interpretations of the roles as actors they played on screen. As far back as the silent films era, African-Americans have been featured in motion pictures playing roles depicting some

    Essay Length: 696 Words / 3 Pages
  • African American Women in Hollywood

    African American Women in Hollywood

    African American Women in Early Film In early film many African American actresses portrayed roles as mammies, slaves, seductresses, and maids. These roles suppressed them not allowing them to show their true talents. Although they had to take on these degrading roles, they still performed with dignity, elegance, grace

    Essay Length: 2,337 Words / 10 Pages
  • African Drumming

    African Drumming

    The music culture model can be used to view music not as a part of culture, but culture as a part of music, which gives a better understanding to outsiders trying to comprehend another society's music. The first component of the music culture model is ideas about music; this topic

    Essay Length: 871 Words / 4 Pages
  • Agnew's General Strain Theory and the Movie Monster

    Agnew's General Strain Theory and the Movie Monster

    AGNEW’S GENERAL STRAIN THEORY General Strain Theory states that certain strains, such as failing to achieve positively valued goals, the loss of positive stimuli and the presentation of negative stimuli in ones life can increase the likelihood of negative emotions such as anger and frustration, and that these emotions can

    Essay Length: 1,004 Words / 5 Pages
  • Air 21

    Air 21

    Looking back, the section, born in a snap with the first issue of the Philippine Daily Inquirer on Dec. 9, 1985, has never missed a beat in its triumphant mission to chronicle significant events both in the world and national sports fields. In fact, the first PDI sports headline blares

    Essay Length: 839 Words / 4 Pages
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    Many people look at Al Capone and bad thoughts come to mind. Yes, for the most part he was a bad influence on people, mostly children, but in some ways he was a leader both for the good and bad. In the ways of organized crime Al Capone was at

    Essay Length: 681 Words / 3 Pages
  • Al Jolson and the D.W. Griffith Papers

    Al Jolson and the D.W. Griffith Papers

    History must necessarily be conceived as an overdetermined set of phenomena. In this light, the notion of the causal relationship as AЃЁB must be modified to include multiple catalysts, in which case A, B, C, D, and so on, would all be seen to initiate E. In addition, each

    Essay Length: 1,915 Words / 8 Pages
  • Alabama Symphony Orchestra

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Today I attended the Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Bevill State Community College. It was part of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra on the road tour. It was a Symphonic Celebration with Christopher Confessore, the conductor of the orchestra. According to their website they have 54 members and will

    Essay Length: 572 Words / 3 Pages
  • Alan Freed - History of Rock Music

    Alan Freed - History of Rock Music

    Alan Freed Alan Freed was born December 16, 1922 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. He was considered the most the most famous Disc Jockey(DJ) in rock \'n roll history, however, controversy encircled the man and he received lots of criticism especially from white adults during his career. I think that Alan

    Essay Length: 683 Words / 3 Pages
  • Alcoholism


    Alcohol use among teenagers is a serious problem and is responsible for death and injury in automobile accidents, physical and emotional disability, deterioration of academic performances, aggressive behavior that causes a number of other sociological problems in families and among friends. It is also the primary cause of criminal behavior

    Essay Length: 3,180 Words / 13 Pages
  • Alfred Eisenstead

    Alfred Eisenstead

    From the moment Alfred Eisenstaedt realized that he could tell a story with photos, he was awing the world with not what was said, but what was seen within a single photo. Eisenstaedt photographed a variety of people that included Hollywood's most famous, Nobel Prize winners, and some of the

    Essay Length: 1,634 Words / 7 Pages
  • Alfred Hitchcock

    Alfred Hitchcock As a cinematographer, I see Alfred Hitchcock as one of the most influential people in the history of the silver screen. My synopsis of his films, however, will be through the eyes of a young man that has witnessed tragedy. I could sit and rant and rave about

    Essay Length: 945 Words / 4 Pages
  • Alfred Hitchcock (rough)

    Alfred Hitchcock (rough)

    Alfred Hitchcock is, without a doubt, one of the most influential filmmakers in ht the history of cinema. A bold statement, but true nonetheless. In the course of this essay, I will first discuss the main themes and symbolic imagery found in Hitchcock's films. Secondly, I will show how these

    Essay Length: 1,370 Words / 6 Pages
  • Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 Film Psycho

    Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 Film Psycho

    Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film Psycho utilizes some innovative editing techniques, especially for its time. Particularly, the scene where Marion Crane drives her newly purchased 1957 Ford contains many edits that help drive the story. The approximately three-minute scene is comprised of 36 shots; however, there are only two distinctive shots

    Essay Length: 527 Words / 3 Pages
  • Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window: Sound

    Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window: Sound

    Sound is everywhere. It is part of our everyday lives and our interactions and definitely a part of film. Sound, especially dialogue, makes it easier to understand what is happening. But it also provides texture and emotion to each scene. Though most moviegoers might think of film as an essentially

    Essay Length: 1,458 Words / 6 Pages
  • Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo

    Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo

    VERTIGO Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo is a thrilling film filled with mystery and suspense. However, Hitchcock left many unsolved issues at the end of this film. In contrast, when comparing Vertigo to more recent films of similar genre', mysteries are usually always solved and thoroughly explained by the end of the

    Essay Length: 1,125 Words / 5 Pages
  • Alfred Hitchcock: The Creator of Suspense

    Alfred Hitchcock: The Creator of Suspense

    Alfred Hitchcock: The Creator Of Suspense One of the most well known directors of all time is Alfred Hitchcock . His films, starting in 1925 with The Pleasure Garden and ending in 1976 with the film Family Plot, set a precedent for all other directors in the film industry. Many

    Essay Length: 2,118 Words / 9 Pages
  • Alice in Chains

    Alice in Chains

    Layne met Jerry in 1987 at a party in Seattle, and invited him to stay at the Music Bank with him. After a while, Jerry asked Layne to be in his band, called Diamond Lie. They added Jerry's friend Mike Starr on bass, and Sean Kinney on drums, who was

    Essay Length: 2,203 Words / 9 Pages
  • Alice in Wonderland: Review

    Alice in Wonderland: Review

    I went to the play on Saturday night as I was in Sacramento. Alice in Wonderland: A British Panto is a 45 minutes long play. When I walked into the theater, I saw a lot of family with young kids. I was worried if I have chosen a wrong play

    Essay Length: 270 Words / 2 Pages
  • Aliens and Feminism

    Aliens and Feminism

    In the movie Aliens , we see various patterns found in society. We see the gender role stereotype competitions and the motherly instinct to go to death to save a little girl. We also come across the conditioning that we have been taught for centuries Ñ* that women are

    Essay Length: 253 Words / 2 Pages
  • All About Eve

    All About Eve

    All About Eve Eve is a character which represents personal ambition and manipulation. The character is a person who is willing to do anything necessary to get what she wants and has, apparently, no remorse or feelings of guilt for her actions. Watching this movie I saw that All About

    Essay Length: 1,009 Words / 5 Pages
  • All About Eve

    All About Eve

    The Green Quest For centuries, money has had tremendous impacts on every aspect of one's daily life. The never ending quest for fiscal superiority has driven people to unprecedented highs and unexpected lows. In D.H. Lawrence's The Rocking Horse Winner, there is an imperative yearning for more money. This need

    Essay Length: 1,447 Words / 6 Pages

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