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  • Several Short Stories By Chicano Authors
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    Contemporary Chicano Literature Four days left to write my final paper. I do procrastinate. I had all semester and I waited till the final four days. I was in the library at the STC C Pecan Campus reading Walt Whitman's classic poem "Oh Captain, My Captain", taking a brake from the decision I was confronted with: what subject should I write my final paper on. Whitman's "Oh Captain, My Captain" happens to be my favorite Whitman poem. I cried the first time I read it. I've read works by some of th...
  • Good Plays
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    In class we learned about a man named Goethe. He developed a way to critique any category of art, whether it be a poem, oil painting, or a play. According to the World Book Encyclopedia, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) was a German poet, novelist, and playwright. He ranks among the most important and influential writers of modern European literature. Goethe was also a leading thinker and scientist. The scope and originality of his literary works and the diversity of his intellectual pursu...
  • Escape From The Play
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    Pirandello's play "6 Characters in Search of an Author" can in fact be interpreted as a tragedy, with the tragic flaw being fate. The actors are of a separate world, they are not a part of this tragedy. It is solely based upon all 6 of the characters who relive their scripted lives on stage. A play, a movie, a story will always have the same words and actions no matter how many times one sees it. Romeo and Juliet will always die, just as Rhett Butler will always leave Scarlet O'Hara at the end o...
  • Plays Within Plays And Dreams Within Dreams
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    The story "A Midsummer Night's Dream" tells about a group of characters that fall in love with each other. However, the whole play is all a dream. The dream also contains dreams within dreams. For example, Hermia had a dream where she fell in love with an ass, and at the end of the play Puck tells everyone that the whole deal was a dream, and that none of this really happened in real life. The title describes the story for it must have taken place in the midsummer type season and was a dream. Th...
  • Music In Shadow Puppet Performance
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    Shadow Puppet, Javanese Traditional Art of Shadow Play Shadow puppet theatre in Indonesian language means Wayang Kulit, is a unique combination of ritual, lesson, and entertainment to show communicated history, philosophy, ethnics, and culture. Wayang kulit has its origin in the ancient believe that the departed spirits return to Earth at night, and can be experienced on the light up screen and creating an interplay of shadow to the audience which play on through the night and still vibrant at d...
  • Literal Surroundings Of Teddie
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    o Describe the surroundings of the main character: literal and mental + proof by telling or quoting. In the book there isn't one real main character, so I have to choose the one that's the most important for what happens in the story. His name is Teddie Deakin. The story is about a group of people who end up in an old station at night because the train had to stop. The station chef tells them that the next train is at 7 o'clock in the morning, so the group wants to spend the night in the station...
  • Martian's Technology
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    The narrative of The War of the World's is quite dramatic. There is always plenty of action and the surroundings are always being described. When reading the book one would find that it was written in 1898, over one hundred years ago. The technology from that day was very different in comparison to what we have today. Yet H.G. Wells manages to generate ideas of things, which have never been seen in today's advancing technological world. Orson Welles had the novel written into play form. He acted...

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