• Great Success Circus Didn Big
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    Creative Writing: The Person Behind The Mask It had all begun when he was a little boy. One year a circus had come to town. In the morning a big parade was held in main street. He could see the clowns walking around making people laugh. He would watch the clowns' faces as they walked by. The big noses and the funny walks made him feel happy. It was poor times, and his father was out of work. His family couldn't afford any material benefits, but each year his father collected enough money so tha...
  • Drama Coursework Response Portfolio Scaramouche Jones
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    Drama coursework: response portfolio Scaramouche Jones This year in year 10 G. C. S. E. drama we have been studying Justin Butchers play "Scaramouche Jones." We read, discussed, developed and preformed certain parts of the play and using some of the explorative strategies of drama we gained a deeper understanding and appreciation of the play text that was explored. Before we began to read the play text we were put into groups of 2 and we were made to perform a one minute piece of a clown show. ...
  • Twelfth Night 4 Viola As Cesario
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    Twelfth Night, or What You Will (a Later Festive Comedy) In Illyria, the Duke of Illyria, Orsino states he is sick in love with Olivia. Valentine reports to him, however, that she will not see him any other man for seven years while she mourns the death of her father and brother (both died within the last six months). On the seacoast, Viola and her ship's captain come ashore after their ship sinks. Viola fears her twin brother Sebastian is drowned, but the captain thinks he saved himself by hold...
  • Collection Family One Jughead
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    There is never a boring moment in our house. That's because of my best friend Jughead. Jughead has got to be the funniest dog alive. In my family he is the clown of the bunch. From his clown-like capers, and the way he picks fights with the cats in the house to his non stop playing with his collection of stuffed animals. The best place to start would be to describe his jealous nature. Jughead has this idea that he's number one, and everyone else is second. Due to this idea of his we make it a p...
  • Clown White Face
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    Clown a performer, usually in a circus, who plays the fool, performs practical jokes, and does tricks to make people laugh. Other names for clowns are buffoon, jester, fool, conjurer, mirth maker, tumbler, gleeman, mime, actor, harlequin, merry counselor, comic, and puppeteer. Even though there are many types of clowns, each clown develops a face, meaning a personality. A clown's face, once created, becomes the clown's unique personal property. Whiteface The oldest type of clown is the white fac...
  • Clown Clowns Auguste Character
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    Clown a performer, usually in a circus, who plays the fool, performs practical jokes, and does tricks to make people laugh. Other names for clowns are buffoon, jester, fool, conjurer, mirth maker, tumbler, gleeman, mime, actor, harlequin, merry counselor, comic, and puppeteer. Even though there are many types of clowns, each clown develops a face, meaning a personality. A clown s face, once created, becomes the clown s unique personal property. Whiteface The oldest type of clown is the whiteface...
  • The Clown Feet Side Cold
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    All people know a circus clown when they see one. Jim the clown was not your typical circus clown, with gigantic fire engine red shoes on his tiny feet. He was very different in various ways. His ears where so colossal, that they hung off the side of his head, like ears on an ancient elephant born deep in a lush tropical subterranean rain forest of South East Africa. Standing about nine feet in the air, swaying from side to side, like a redwood timber tree in the cold snow drifts Alps of Washin...
  • Pantomime York City
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    This paper is about pantomime, about it's origin, it's people, how it has evolved, and how wonderful it is. Pantomime is a dramatic performance in which a story is told or a theme developed through expressive bodily or facial movement. The origin of pantomime can be traced back to classical farce and the Italian Commedia Dell " arte. Not all pantomime is silent. The completely silent performance of pantomime was invented in Rome. Pantomime is sometimes used to worship. Mime is a short way of sa...
  • Genre Of Clowning Drama The
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    The Genre Of Clowning The genre of clowning actually originates from Greece, where satires had begun originating slowly as time went by. The art of satire was challenged throughout the years to form the various forms of clowning we have today. A clown must have certain abilities or skills to master its comedy upon the audience. It is a profession that requires delicate detail, precise movements, and of course a reaction. The costume for every type of comedy is extremely different. Commedia Dell...
  • The Role Of The Clown In Todays Society
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    The heart of the circus and centre of entertainment clowns are "divine spirits to rejoice and delight the heart" - according to a nine year old Egyptian Pharaoh. The comic spirit of clowning exists in just about every known culture and dates back to approximately 2270 BC. When we think of clowns we think generally of the typical clown wearing big, baggy, bright clothing with vivid make up and a red nose however the clown has evolved through the ages into the clown we see in circuses and comedy s...
  • American Indian Myths Coyote Clown
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    A lecher an outlaw the creator and teacher of men, often called a clown and a trickster, the coyote clown plays an important pragmatic and ceremonial role in the lives of the Native American people. Among the South Western Indian tribes the coyote stories stands as a mirror for their own lives, pointing out the petty foible and the most magnificent strengths. To the North American Indians the Coyote Clown is mischievous and causes havoc. The coyote is a supernatural figure that creates and destr...