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  • Writing The Song
    705 words
    Want to write a song to call your own I imagine most would love the opportunity. All you really need is a little knowledge playing a guitar or piano, a voice that can sing relatively in key, and a touch of imagination spliced with creativity. Depending on someone's personality, interests and experiences the type of song, how it is sung, what is sung, and how it is played can vary greatly. Writing the song can be easy enough if you have the skills and some patience. To start your creation, sit do...
  • Anton Chekhov
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    Anton Chekhov is a Russian writer. He was born in 1860 in Taganro, Russia. His childhood was spent in the slums of a poor neighborhood. He and his brothers worked long hours in the shop owned by his father. Later, he develops pleurisy in his lungs which develops into tuberculosis. One year later, his father went bankrupt. His father had always dreamed of a better life, and had recently moved into a better house on a better street. To escape from being thrown in prison for not paying his debts, h...
  • Time Goethe
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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, who lived to the age of eighty-two and produced more than 130 volumes of poetry, plays, letters, and science, is acknowledged to be one of the giants of world literature. His writing ranged from fairy tales, to psychological novels, to political and historical novels, and to something completely unique and different such as Faust. Goethe was born shortly after the death of the Pope, on August 28, 1749 in Frankfurt am Main to a middle class family. His mother had many ...
  • Writing Plays As A Source Of Income
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    Research Essay on John Dryden John Dryden was born on an unsure date in 1631 in Ald winkle, Northamptonshire. He was born the oldest of 14 children in a landed family of modest means. His parents sided with the Parliament against he King. There is some question to whether or not he was raised in a strict Puritan environment. His father was a country gentleman of moderate fortune. He was given the opportunity by his father to be educated at Westminster School and at the University of Cambridge. A...
  • Script During The Show
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    Tommy Coleman Intro to Theater ProcessKimmika Williams-WhitherspoonGreek Comedy and The Process of Putting on a Show In The Poetics, comedy is defined as "a representation of an action that is laughable, lacking in magnitude, complete, [in embellished speech, ] with each of its parts used separately in the various elements of the play; represented by people acting and not by narration". (Aristotle, pg. 43) Therefore a play that does not adhere to this definition is not considered funny, nor does...
  • Works Of Neil Simon
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    As one of North America's leading playwrights, Neil Simon has definitely been instrumental to the world of theater. He has experienced a somewhat shaky personal life, but he has found that this only adds to the texture of his work. He began his career working on radio and television, and found that writing for stage was significantly different than his previous experiences writing. His first attempts at theater were rough, but it didn't take him long to achieve excellence. He has also achieved g...
  • Marlowes Writing
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    Christopher Marlowe Many major and influential authors emerged during the Renaissance. Among these talented individuals was Christopher Marlowe. Marlowe and his fellow writers of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, impacted the course of writing, which preceded their life. Their works continue to be read and studied by numerous people, to this day. Christopher Marlowe was a dominant English poet and playwright, who perhaps was William Shakespeare's most important predecessor in E...
  • Chaim Potok
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    The Life and Work of Chaim Potok Chaim Potok lives a very full life he has served his country, peoples, and religion very well and with great impact. First, to be discussed is his life birth through the present. He was born at a very early age on February 17, 1929, in New York, New York to Benjamin and Mollie Potok. The first university he went to was Yeshiva University where he graduated in 1950 with a B.A., summa, in English Literature. He also went to the Jewish Theological Seminary of Americ...
  • Milne's Winnie The Pooh
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    A.A. Milne's Magical World Deep in the hundred acre woods, where Christopher Robin plays, you " ll find the enchanted neighborhood of Christopher's childhood days. (Walt Disney's The Many Adventures of Winnie-the-Pooh) Throughout his seventy-four years on Earth, Alan Alexander Milne provided millions with magic, mysticism, and above all, an escape from reality into the imagination. His beautiful stories, specifically those of a young boy and his bear (Winnie-the-Pooh), exquisitely described the ...
  • Half The Time In South Africa
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    'I'm a storyteller, that's all " Athol Fugard jumps up from his table to introduce himself and his partner Marianne. They are still eating. I say I'll leave them to their lunch. Ach no, he says, nonononono, don't be so silly. He throws back the food and ushers me towards him, and Marianne discreetly removes herself to the next table. He tells me how great it is to be back in London, and how exciting it is to have a new play on the road and, yes, how confused he was when apartheid was dismantled....
  • Several Times From Provincetown To New York
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    Eugene O'neill Through poverty and fame, "An artist or nothing" (Miller p 6), was the motto of a man named Eugene O'Neill, who wrote from his soul in an attempt to find salvation. In the year 1888, the Barrett House hotel in Time Square, New York saw the birth of a man who would be called the greatest American playwright. His father James, was an actor, and was famous across the United Sates for his role in the popular play Monte Cristo. Eugene's mother was a beautiful woman named Ellen who was ...
  • Plays Of Caryl Churchill
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    Caryl Churchill is one of England's most premier females, modern playwrights. She has strived throughout her career as theatrical personality to make the world question roles, stereotypes and issues that are dealt with everyday, such as violence and political and sexual oppression. Not only has she been a strong force on the stage, but has also had strong influences with radio and television. Overall, this woman can simply be summarized to be a fascinating personality. Especially in a time where...
  • Ibsen's Plays
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    Henrik (Johan) Ibsen (1828-1906) was born at Skin, a small lumbering town of southern Norway. His father was a well-known general merchant in the community until 1836, when he suffered the horrible disgrace of going bankrupt. (Ibsen, 8) As a result, he sank into more debt and the family suffered. There was no redeeming the family misfortunes; as soon as he could, aged just 15, Henrik moved to Grim stad. It was there that he began to write. He supported himself meagerly as an apothecary's apprent...
  • Writing Of The Play Trifles
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    Susan Glaspell's "Trifles" The nineteenth century produced several prominent female literary writers. Like many other women writers, Glaspell dealt with issues such as gender differences and inherited a rich legacy from the women of the nineteenth century. In Greenwich Village, Glaspell and her husband wrote openly about many controversial issues (Smith 179). In 1915 Glaspell started the Provincetown Players. Glaspell's involvement in the Provincetown Players strongly influenced the writing of t...
  • Readers As An Acceptable Technique For Writing
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    Writing The writing process can be viewed in a variety of different ways, depending upon what angle each and every reader chooses to take. Writing can be one of the most beautiful things that one has ever seen, or writing can hurt to look at. Some everyday things that can be used to describe writing are washing clothes, playing cards, and playing hide and seek. Writing is a lot like washing clothes in many different ways. While writing, a certain amount of particular types of words or sentences ...
  • Last Two Versions Of The Play Hamlet
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    About the play Hamlet is one of the most tragedy play ever William Shakespeare wrote in the 16th century. It was wrote and came out to light in 1603. another version of the play in 1905 was printed and published by William Shakespeare and it was longer version than the last version was. After William Shakespeare was died in 1616, two of his colleagues named hemings and connell collected the last two versions of the play Hamlet and mixed it together to make the best version ever of the play hamle...
  • Essay Writing
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    This year in English we had an IMMENSE amount of projects. Although at many times I was overwhelmed with work, this class has taught me a lot. These projects have involved using all aspects of what we knew prior to this class, including the first day of class when we discussed our meaningful learning experience, up to recently when we did the poem anthology. All of these "great" projects tested our skill in writing and helped us to become better writers. I made great progress in my abilities to ...
  • Second Time By The Moscow Art Theater
    592 words
    Anton Pavlovitsj Chekhov was born on January 29, 1860 in Taganrog, Russia. His father was a grocer and his fathers father a serf. At the tender age of fifteen Anton's father runs away from their hometown because he is bankrupt. Shortly after Anton and the rest of his family is kicked out of there home. Four years later they all come together again in Moscow. When Anton got older he started a career as a comical writer for small magazine companies. His pseudonym was Antosha Chek honte. Antosha wa...
  • Pro Football
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    This all began a long time ago and it was started with a old man with a lot of time on his hands and he loved the thought of contact and so he developed football and played it with his friends. I like football alot and I play it whenever I get the chance and I will play it for as long as I can because it is really fun. I want to play in the pros because they make a lot of money and get a lot of women and see them naked which would be really fun because I have never seen a girl naked and they mak...
  • Medieval Morality Play
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    An Inspector Calls Has Been Described AtAn Inspector Calls Has Been Described At Different Times As A Sermon And A Lesson In Civics. How Far Can The Play Be Viewed Simply As A Vehicle For Priestley S Moral And Political Views? John Boynton Priestley, who later wrote the play An Inspector Calls, was Born in Bradford, Yorkshire on 13 September 1894. Priestley, having grown up into his father's circle of socialist friends, found himself joining in with their political arguments: I was politically m...

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