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  • Signifying Monkey Tales
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    Signifying is a way people (usually in a weak position) use coded language to fool a person (usually in a position of power) who doesn't understand the play on words. The origin of signifying goes back to the African tale of the Signifying Monkey. The Signifying Monkey is a trickster figure of Yoruba mythology; also called Esu-Elegbara in Nigeria and Le gaba among the Fon in Dahomey. Signifying uses one word, preserves its original meaning, but puts another oppositional layer of meaning over it....
  • Willy A White Face Clown
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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...
  • Invasive Ness Of The Surgery
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    Assignment: Research-Surgery and Technology Throughout the history of surgery, there has been a strong effort to reduce the invasive ness and trauma associated with it. With this in mind, physicians have been able to develop great advancements. This has allowed the surgeons to do critical surgeries with minimal contact. With the help of booming technology, physicians can now use video imaging and endoscopy to assist in tedious work. This not only allows the doctor a better perspective for diagno...
  • Completely Silent Performance Of Pantomime
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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 say...
  • Network Interfaces Our Routers
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    Fast PC Routers What's this all about? We " re building IP routers out of PC's as tools for research and experimental network development. The goal of this work is to come up with an IP router platform which is completely open to bending, twisting, reprogramming, and the like, and yet has sufficient performance to be useful for experiments in the 1990's. Open routing platforms are an important tool for researchers developing new protocols and architectures. The D ARTnet testbed, a precursor of t...
  • Use Of Marijuana
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    Introduction A group of people wrote in response to a statement about marijuana use. The statement was about a young adult who uses marijuana. He / She said that when under the influence of marijuana, that he / she has and uncanny amount of concentration. He / She is able to perform home maintenance, schoolwork, and yoga stretching with an overall better performance than when he / she is sober, or not "high". In reading this selection I realized that many others, including myself, have better pe...
  • Scene Of The Performance
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    This paper is a critique of a production of Never the Sinner, a murder drama written by John Logan, which was performed and produced by the Department of Theatre and Dance at E.S. Strother Theatre located on the campus of Ball State University. Director Judy E. Yor don captures the viciousness and brutality of the murder of an innocent, young boy in this dramatic account of a homicide at the hands of two young men who are intertwined in a dark, sexual relationship. During the murder and trial of...
  • Organization Act
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    Melissa Velez September 28, 2000 Law Report Fetal Experimentation Summary: As set forth in section 3216 of Title 18 in the Pa. C.S.A., it is a criminal offence to perform any type of experiment on an unborn fetus or live child. Except abortion, any person who knowingly performs non-therapeutic experimentation or medical procedures on an unborn or live child is found guilty of a third degree felony. However, experimentation can be performed on a dead child only with the written consent of the mot...
  • Absurdist And Existential Philosophy Through The Characters
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    One of the objective of my drama performance was to a have a variety of different absurdist conventions such as circularity, menace, black humour, symbolism and pauses. Furthermore I tried to link it with the existential philosophy behind the absurdist play. I portrayed circularity through the way I entered and exited the stage using Lucky's walk from waiting for Godot. Lucky is a character who has made the choice to be told what to do as live a life as a servant. This links with the existential...
  • Flood Drummers Piece
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    Flood drummers was a production by the French Company Theatre du Soleil. The director Ariane Mnouchkine combines the most recent French and European theatrical approaches with the customs of Kabuki, Banraku Puppetry and Chinese Opera. It drew inspiration from the 1998 floods that ravaged China. This catastrophe served as a vehicle for a legend which, though doused in convention, presents a modern controversy about the dishonesty of man, stupidity and greediness. The production, Flood Drummers re...
  • Ryk And Josh
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    On March the third; Is Theatre Limited presented Sound and Fury in the Newstead College Auditorium to a handful of college students. Ryk Goddard, who is also a main actor in the performance, along with talented percussionist Josh Green, directs Sound and Fury. With the excited suggestions from audience members Ryk and Josh presented an unrehearsed intriguing performance, which some students found mildly amusing. They used many techniques to engage the audience, in set, sound and lights. The perf...
  • Preparation Of The 2 Flutes Performance
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    The purpose of this paper is to analysis the performance of 2 flutes by David Gerry and Cheryl Gobbet ti-Hoffman. Specifically, by examining what's my feeling of the music and performance. In the lunch time concert, there are four songs performed, including To Invoke the Clouds, ruing the edge, Litany for the whale and Piece in the shape of a Square. Flute is in the aerophone family of which the sound is created from air vibrations, and it is considered by most ethno musicologists to be the firs...
  • Use Of Music In Greek Tragedy
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    1. How did Greek theatre evolve? Greek theatre began as rites performed in honour of the God Dionysis. To begin with choirs performed to Dionysis, they began to become far more formalized and far more complex. The first orchestra pit was a threshing floor worn down by oxen who trod upon it. The evolution of the audience began as people sitting on the ground to watch the rites performed, and then eventually became concreted sitting areas. They were always built on hills to accommodate large quant...
  • Solid Performance And An Easy Story Line
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    Out To Lunch Out To Lunch was a performance presenting a satirical look at Australian political leadership. The four boys interacted with each other well creating different scenes using their body and voice. An example of this was the beginning when each became a part of a plane and made noises creating the atmosphere and sounds of a plane. Their vocal projection, clarity and timing were all outstanding with jokes coming off well. It was a solid performance and an easy story line to follow, howe...
  • Ancient Greek Theatre Architecture
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    Ancient Greek Theatre Architecture Ancient Greek Theatre Architecture Essay, Research Paper Ancient Greek Theatre Architecture We all look for our beginnings. Whether we look for them in our personal life or in our professional life, we still look for them. As I was looking around the theatre recently, I was looking at and wondering where the idea of the theatre came from. Rather, who built it and why it is built the way it is. Who made the first one? Where do the roots of the theatre lay? All v...

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