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  • Wagner's Conception Of Music
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    One of the key figures in the history of opera, Wagner was largely responsible for altering its orientation in the nineteenth century. His program of artistic reform accelerated the trend towards organically conceived, through-composed structures, as well as influencing the development of the orchestra, of a new breed of singer, and of various aspects of theatrical practice. As the most influential composer during the second half of the nineteenth century, Richard Wagner's conception of music re...
  • Arts Like Drama And Role
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    BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE RESEARCH PAPER: The Uses of Drama and Storytelling In Christian Education BY: PHILIP SMITH SPO # 187 Introduction to Christian Education Dr. Cynthia Brown December 11, 2000 In a world so full of fast paced media, glitz, and glamour, the church can find itself in a precarious position. When it comes to teaching the truth of the scriptures, how can the church keep up with society How can the church effectively minister to and educate its people The answer to these questions m...
  • Secure World Of The Medieval Age
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    It is amazing how aspects of society can and will change so significantly over the course of a few hundred years. Between the time periods of the Medieval era and the Renaissance, one can note numerous significant changes, mainly those pertaining to religion and art, and specifically, drama. In Medieval times, people seemed to rely mainly on the church and God for their entertainment purposes; whereas during the Renaissance, the focus was more secular: humans and life on earth. In general, ideal...
  • Ancient Greek And Roman Literature
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    Over the years, literature of ancient Greece and Rome has affected art, religion, philosophy, science and mathematics, medicine, drama, and poetry profoundly. It has served as a basic model for the development of later European literatures and, consequently, the writings of the historians, geographers, philosophers, scientists, and rhetoricians are read today as sources of historical information and enjoyment. Alfred Whitehead, the famous British philosopher-mathematician, once commented that: "...
  • Modern Aspect Of Drama
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    Western drama has evolved much since its development and introduction into Greek society. In its earliest form drama was a free and artistic endeavor. Writers wrote for their love of the art and to express their own personal beliefs. However, as drama proliferated across the western world, and over the centuries, it became a way for those who were financially affluent to show off their wealth. In the renaissance drama returned to its roots, and again writers wrote for their love of the art and t...
  • Korea's Film Industry
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    China, Korea, and Japan have been historically close for centuries, thus accounting for their numerous common artistic traditions. From pre-Christian times until the 8th and 9th century AD, the great trade routes crossed from the Middle East through Central Asia into China. Hinduism, Buddhism, some knowledge of ancient Greek, and much knowledge of Indian arts entered into China, and thence in time into Korea and Japan. Perhaps before Christ, the Central Asian art of manipulating hand puppets was...
  • Phaedra's Second Confession To Hippolytus
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    K. Watson Paper Prof. Molinari 15 November 96 Phaedra's anguish is first experienced by her in her own mind. Her sense of morality is so highly developed that, even before the drama begins, before she has acted, prior to her committing symbolic incest with her step-son Hippolytus, she is guilty. In her desire to absolve herself, she clings to the notion that as long as the crime lies buried within her, as long as her love for Hippolytus remains an abstract notion, no one will be aware of it and ...
  • Transference Of The Elements Of Drama
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    In a rapidly changing world, the purpose and function of the elements of drama are changing. Drama is a reflection of society based upon the human context of roles, relationships and situations. Every form of dramatic activity contains certain elements that are crucial to all drama. These elements are the building blocks of each drama and gives it its own shape and form. Drama allows us to explore the way human beings think, feel and communicate, learning to understand others and ourselves much ...
  • Core Origins Of The Latin Passion Play
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    "The Latin Passion Play: Its Origins and Development" Written by Sandro Sticca A book report by Desi Moreno-Person Wednesday, October 27, 1999 Professor Benito Ortolan i Theater History Introduction: The Latin Passion Play: Its Origins and Development by Professor Sandro Sticca (State University of New York Press, 1970) is an engaging account which examines the medieval liturgical ceremonies observing the events in Christ's Passion and traces their continuous change in character from the contemp...
  • Place America
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    All My Sons Arthur Miller The play follows the pattern of Classical Drama: (1) drama based on conflict (emotional, physical, moral) (2) drama consists of 3 acts and follows conventional classical dramatic structure: (a) Exposition-information about the past is gathered. (b) Climax- two opposing forces (the hero and anti-hero) come into direct contact (c Denouement-catastrophe occurs in closing scenes (3) drama has a moral Author- Arthur Miller a Jew-interested in man as a social being. He focuse...
  • Scene Between John And Elizabeth
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    Tension, the suspense and drama of this play, is created and built up to great amounts and in various ways during Act two. This was most likely influenced by the events taking place at the time Miller wrote the drama. McCarthyism was a large part of Millers life and the comparisons between the unfair and unjustified trials of Salem and America greatly affected the play, for instance: the tense relationships between Miller and others at the time of McCarthyism could have been reflected on to the ...

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