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Florence Florence is located in central Italy. Florence was built on both sides of the Arno River, which causes flooding from time to time. Florence has many hills there hills which cause a very changeable type of climate with the help of the Arno River. Summers are hot and humid, and winters cool and wet. There are many advantages to having the city where it is at. The city was about 145 miles northwest of Rome, which is an important city to trade with. The Arno river gives Italy easy access to
UNIVERSIDAD CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA Facultad de Humanidades y Educaci?n Escuela de Idiomas Modernos Departamento de Ingl?s Cultura, Temas y Textos 2 2do lapso ? 2009-2010 Profesor: Reygar Bernal POSTMODERNISM By ROBERT B.RAY Because in common usage the word ?modern? simply means ?contemporary?, the term ?postmodernism? has seemed, from the start, like the vocabulary of science fiction. How, after all, can something which exists now be said to come after the present? The word?s apocalyptic tone, its
An essay is usually a short piece of writing which is quite often written from an author's personal point of view. Essays can consist of a number of elements, including: literary criticism, political manifestos, learned arguments, observations of daily life, recollections, and reflections of the author. The definition of an essay is vague, overlapping with those of an article and a short story. Almost all modern essays are written in prose, but works in verse have been dubbed essays (e.g. Alexan
postcolonial literature-For over half a century the poetry of Judith Wright provided Australians with words to explore the spiritual dimension of their land, its people and history. In this she was no sentimentalist. In her poem, At Cooloobah (1955), she speaks for all European peoples who have inhabited Australia: I'm a stranger come of a conquering people. This sense of Australian alienation from the land and victimization of its first peoples is dominant throughout her writing and actions.
A TEACHER?S GUIDE TO THE SIGNET CLASSIC EDITION OF JAMES JOYCE?S DUBLINERS By JAMES R. COPE and WENDY PATRICK COPE S E R I E S E D I T O R S : W. GEIGER ELLIS, ED.D., ARTHEA J. S. REED, PH.D., UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, EMERITUS and UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, RETIRED A Teacher?s Guide to the Signet Classic Edition of James Joyce?s Dubliners 2 INTRODUCTION Dubliners by James Joyce is a good reading choice for advanced level 12th-grade students. As his first published work of fiction, Dubliners sta
This quake, tsunami and the nuclear accident are the biggest crises for Japan in decades, said the wan but resolute Kan, dressed in one of the blue work jackets that have become ubiquitous among bureaucrats since the tsunami. He said the crises remained unpredictable, but added: We will continue to handle it in a state of maximum alert. The magnitude-9.0 offshore earthquake on March 11 triggered a tsunami that slammed minutes later into Japan's northeast, wiping out towns and knocking out pow
Humanities research is widely considered to be the sole province of academic scholars, yet avant-garde artists practise their own versions of humanities research. As critics, we tend to applaud the avant-garde for its anti-linear, anti-rational, anti-Enlightenment qualities, but we do so even as we continue to reproduce the same form of criticism, employing linearity, rationality, and the rhetoric of scientific realism. Avant-garde artists invent research methods by using media as research tools
Pauls's Case is the story of a young man who struggles with his identity. Paul feels that he knows where he belongs, but his family and teachers refuse to support his choices. In the middle of Paul's Case, there is a switch in narration. At this point, the reader can associate with Paul and his problems. Paul struggles with both internal and external conflicts, causing him to be quite a puzzling character. From tha perspective of his family and teachers, Paul seems abnormal. From his perspective
A butterfly is a mainly day-flying insect of the order Lepidoptera, which includes the butterflies and moths. Like other holometabolous insects, the butterfly's life cycle consists of four parts: egg, larva, pupa and adult. Most species are diurnal. Butterflies have large, often brightly coloured wings, and conspicuous, fluttering flight. Butterflies comprise the true butterflies (superfamily Papilionoidea), the skippers (superfamily Hesperioidea) and the moth-butterflies (superfamily Hedyloidea
The arts are a vast subdivision of culture, composed of many endeavors (or artforms) united by their employment of the human creative impulse. The term implies a broader range of disciplines than art, which in modern usage usually refers only to the visual arts.[1] The other major constituents of the arts are the literary arts, more often called literature ? including poetry, novels and short stories, among others ? and the performing arts, among them music, dance, magic, theatre, opera and fi
One: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation are Non-Profit Organizations that concentrate on making an impact on the global community through various projects, programs, and collaborations with other organizations. While having similar goals and results these Foundations do have different passions and visions. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation concentrate mainly on their passion regarding poor healthcare worldwide, extreme poverty and the decline of the American
Dance therapy careers provide the opportunity to use movement to improve the lives of others. Dance therapy is a love dance and a strong desire to help others. Dance therapists use movement to help clients improve emotional, mental and physical health. According to the American Dance Therapy Association (, they are trained to help others develop communication skills, reduce stress, boost self-esteem and overcome physical disabilities through movement. The American Dance Therapy Asso
John Adams: The Greatest Mind in Politics John Adams is generally not considered to be one of the Founding Fathers. In spite of this, his legacy might even be more important than that of George Washington, who greatly overshadowed Adams. The way he felt toward his position as Washington?s vice president helped to form his political beliefs. His ideas about the way the American government system should go greatly influenced our current government system. While, Adams hated his terms as Vice Presi
Prophet Muhaammad A slightly edited excerpt from Introduction to Islam by Muhammad Hamidullah In the annals of men, individuals have not been lacking who conspicuously devoted their lives to the socio-religious reform of their connected peoples. We find them in every epoch and in all lands. In India, there lived those who transmitted to the world the Vedas, and there was also the great Gautama Buddha; China had its Confucius; the Avesta was produced in Iran. Babylon gave to the world one of the
Anne Anne Hathaway was born November 12, 1982 in Brooklyn, New York.Anne is a famous American atctress.She spent several semesters studying as an English major and Women's Studie sminor at Vassar College before transferring to New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study. She also studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Hathaway was the first teenager admitted into The Barrow Group Theater Company's acting program.[14] . After several stage roles, she appeared in the 1
English There are ABSOLUTELY no membership fees at 123student. We simply request that you donate one paper to the site. Please fill out the form below to join the site. Your account will be activated immediately. American History : The Civil War, American Revolution, Great Depression, Slavery Arts : Television, The Crucible, Hamlet, Pulp Fiction, Macbeth, A Doll's House Biographies : John F. Kennedy, Einstein, Washington, Malcolm X, Mark Twain, Gandhi Book Reports : Lord of the Flies, Huckle
08-19-15 Arts/100 Defending the arts In my local visit to a local museum and piece of art that I would like to discuss is “The last supper” by Leonardo da Vinci. The last supper is on the most appreciated paintings throughout the world. The color of the painting was given more light than darker colors which makes the painting quite more memorable. All of the disciples in the painting are wearing blue, including Jesus Christ. Also they added a little a bit of Reddish orange to distinguish the ap
Arts/100 Week one concept July, 22 2015 The art that I have chosen to do a brief summary about is a famous painting by Pablo Picasso, 1937 oil on canvas. Throw-out the artwork I see a few animals and human beings pleading and crying out for help. I see people being thrown in and every direction including the animals look a bit scared and confused as oppose to what’s going on. The style of this painting is very moderate in black and white coloring. The painting looks like it may lie inside of a
Experiencing the arts Arts/100 July 22, 2015 When I think of are or see art I believe art as something that expresses ones creativity, or many different ideas a person may have that gets a reaction from others in either positive or negative influences. Art can be exactly anything that expresses ones emotions or different culture aspects or beliefs. Many people express art through musically or artistically (meaning painting or sculptures) or literacy. I have many different experiences of the art
Extraversion Extraversion is marked by pronounced engagement with the external world. Extraverts enjoy being with people, are full of energy, and often experience positive emotions. They tend to be enthusiastic, action-oriented, individuals who are likely to say Yes! or Let\'s go! to opportunities for excitement. In groups they like to talk, assert themselves, and draw attention to themselves. ----------- Introverts lack the exuberance, energy, and activity levels of extraverts. They tend to
James Naismith The Inventor of Basketball James Naismith was born on the 6th of November in 1861 in Almonte, a town in Ontario, Canada. Strangely was not given a middle name when born, He struggled in school but instead found a liking for outside activities like hide-and-seek and “duck on a rock”. Origin Origin cont. The same year Naismith graduated High School he went into college and played sports. He played sports like lacrosse, rugby, soccer, and football. Although considered “slightâ
Howard Gardner Yufang Huang Howard Gardner is the Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in Boston, MA. On the Project Zero site (Begun at Harvard Graduate School in 1967 by Nelson Goodman with the aim of improving learning in the Arts.) Gardner records that he was born in Scranton, PA., in 1943. He trained at Harvard University, originally as a developmental psychologist and later in neuropsychology. His main area of research interest at that tim
Symbolism in Theater and Cinema Jennifer Linnell ARTS 100 December 14, 2015 Shay Tyler Symbolism in Theater and Cinema It can be said that the shark symbolizes any inconvenience that society may deal with by instead of staying out of the territory of the shark which would prevent any additional deaths, the shark is hunted down and killed. When our society is unable to deal with something that can be seen as an inconvenience to the way that we want to live, something is done to remove that incon
The Performing Arts and Inspiration Jennifer Linnell ARTS 100 December 7, 2015 Shay Tyler The Performing Arts and Inspiration A composer of classical music between 1750-1820, Mozart entertained people of all ages. He composed over 600 works of art which include famous love pieces of operatic, choral, symphonic and chamber music. Mozart\'s family was very musically inclined. By the time he was 5, Mozart could not only read, but write music as well. He enjoyed studying other composers. At the sta
Week 2 Concepts Jennifer Linnell ARTS 100 November 28, 2015 Shay Tyler Week 2 Concepts Before ARTS 100, I never put a lot of thought into the elements of composition. After reviewing the eight elements of composition in art, I feel that movement, rhythm, and focus are the three most important, with the focus being first. The focus, or emphasis, in art gives the viewer a focal point so that the eyes of the viewer are not left wondering and feeling lost. The focus of the painting must be able to
How The Visual Arts Communicate Jennifer Linnell ARTS 100 November 30, 2015 Shay Tyler How The Visual Arts Communicate The Raft of the Medusa, painted by Theodore Gericault is a 23-foot-long by 16-foot-high oil on canvas and portrays the terrible conditions on a raft that was occupied by stranded passengers of the ship Medusa. The painting has been best described as gloomy because the colors fluctuate between dark and light but still maintain an overcast. Gericault uses his art to make a power
Experiencing the Arts Jennifer Linnell ARTS 100 November 23, 2015 Shay Tyler Experiencing the Arts There are many different forms of art in our life. Art, in my mind, is a creative expression created by a person through physical form, like painting or sculpturing, or audio form, like vocal and instrumental. Each form of art can send a powerful message and inspire many with its creative beauty. An experience with art that I have had and continued to have is with music. When I was younger, I join
Symbolism in Theater and Cinema Jennifer Linnell ARTS 100 December 14, 2015 Shay Tyler Symbolism in Theater and Cinema It can be said that the shark symbolizes any inconvenience that society may deal with by instead of staying out of the territory of the shark which would prevent any additional deaths, the shark is hunted down and killed. When our society is unable to deal with something that can be seen as an inconvenience to the way that we want to live, something is done to remove that incon
Art Theft The theft of historic objects affects a range of countries, from the US, UK, Japan, Ital y , and France of the developed countries to developing countries, such as, Eg y pt, China, and India. There are specific organizations and branches within major law enforcements that focus on this issue. Some of the most successful organizations worth mentioning start with The FBI Art Crime Team. The y work entirely on crimes associated with art theft, founders of a computerized index of reported
Victoria Vincent Arts/100 June 29, 2015 University Of Phoenix The Performing Arts and Inspiration My paper will be on Modern Dance and Ballet Dance Modern Dance “Modern dance is a dance style that focuses on a dancer\'s own interpretations instead of structured steps, as in traditional ballet dancing. Modern dance encourages dancers to use their emotions and moods to design their own steps and routines. Another example of modern dance it is also similar to ballet dancing with less restrictions
Frederick Winslow Taylor Frederick Winslow Taylor (March 20, 1856 – March 21, 1915) was an American mechanical engineer who sought to improve industrial efficiency.[2] He was one of the first management consultants.[3] Taylor was one of the intellectual leaders of the Efficiency Movement and his ideas, broadly conceived, were highly influential in the Progressive Era. Taylor summed up his efficiency techniques in his book The Principles of Scientific Management. Taylor\'s pioneering work in appl
HEROES VS CELEBRITIES There was a time when we celebritized our heroes whereas now we heroicized our celebrities. In the ancient Greek times, all celebrities were the beloved heroes that everyone heard about in the stories that were told; when heroes were directly in the public’s eye. People became celebrities because they were heroes. As children, we looked up most to our community heroes like police officers and firefighters. However, now a days, everyone’s main focus has diverted from our com
Albrecht Durer Self Portrait Submitted to: Jerry Sublette Humanities 2230 Susan Lau August 2,1999 Albrecht Durer Self Portrait Artist: Albrecht Durer Medium: oil on painting Size: 26 1/8 x 19 3/4 inches Date: 1500 Location: Alte Pinakothek, Minich Patron: none mentioned Durer Life and Greatest Work Albrecht Durer was the most famous artist of the Reformation Germany, he was well know for his paintings, drawings, prints, and theoretical writings, all of which had a profound influence on 16th cen
Theatre 1310:W01 Introduction to the Theatre: (11739; Fall, 2016) Web-based Course Mr. Gregory M. Schwab, Professor of Theatre Office Mailbox: FAB 106 Telephone: 432-386-3400 Skype E-Mail: [email protected] Office Hours (via Skype or by cell phone) M W 8-11 am (CDT/CST) or by arrangement Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter. Martin Luther King, Jr. I. Instructional Materials: A) Required Textbook: The Creative Spirit: An Introduction to Theatre by Ste
Africa in the Modern World Notes Jack Miller 2/6/17 Shillington Chapter 2 Pre-cursor to farming - Hunter-Gathering Crop Cultivation and the origin of the process of wild crops to the farming of DOMESTICATED crops and animals. The process, from the cultivation of wild crops to the farming domesticated was a gradual one. DOMESTICATION It's the breeding of species in captivity and thereby modifying them from their wild ancestors in ways of making them more useful to humans who control their reprod
Chapter I Nautanki as Performative Art F orm Once in a land, far away, there lived a princess of peerless beauty. The radiant glow of her body made the moon' s turn pale. Her eyes were like a doe's she had the voice of cuckoo. When she laughed, jasmine blossoms fell. In the prime of her youth, she maddened men with her lotus-like breasts and the three folds at her waist. She was so graceful that her weight could be measured onl y against a p ortion of flowers. This princess was known in many di
Romance Motifs in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Quotations and page numbers are from Harrison, Keith, trans., int. and notes by Helen Cooper. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Oxford; Oxford World's Classics: OUP, 1998. Middle English quotations and page numbers are from Cawley, A. C., ed. Pearl: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. London: J. M. Dent, 1962.) General Of the poem's date: The precise date of the poems (Pearl, Patience, Purity and Sir Gawain) is … hard to pin down. It is genera
On writing well: The classic guide to writing nonfiction __________________ A Book Review Presented to Mrs. Crider Boyce College __________________ In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for EN102A __________________ by Priscilla Thokar Rai [email protected] February 23, 2017 Zinsser, William. On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction. New York: HarperCollins, 2006. Good writing has an aliveness that keeps the reader reading from one paragraph to the next, and it's not a qu
Tyquela Thomas African American Literature January 2017 Race: each of the major divisions of humankind, having distinct physical characteristics; a group or set of people or things with a common feature or features. Ethnicity: the fact or state of belonging to a social group that has a common national or cultural tradition. Culture: the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively; the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group. H
Tyquela Thomas African American Literature January 2017 Race: each of the major divisions of humankind, having distinct physical characteristics; a group or set of people or things with a common feature or features. Ethnicity: the fact or state of belonging to a social group that has a common national or cultural tradition. Culture: the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively; the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group. H
Allyson Sims April 29, 2015 The Ensemble Theatre The Ensemble Theatre was founded in 1976 by the late George Hawkins to preserve African American artistic expression and enlighten, entertain and enrich a diverse community. Over thirty-five years later, the theatre has evolved from a touring company operating from the trunk of Mr. Hawkins' car to being one of Houston's finest historical cultural institutions. The Ensemble is one of the only professional theatres in the region dedicated to the pr
Josy Chapman February 19, Periods/ Eras of Modern Times Ars Nova Era Circa 1200- Circa 1450 - (New Art), in music history, period of the tremendous flowering of music in the 14th century, particularly in HYPERLINK France. The designation Ars Nova opposed to the Ars Antiqua of 13th-century France. It was title of a treatise written about 1320 by the composer HYPERLINK
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Early development of the facial nerve in human embryos at stages 13-15 M. Weglowski , W. Woźniak , A. Piotrowski, M. Bruska , J. Weglowska , J. Sobański , M. Grzymisławska , J. Łupicka Department of Anatomy, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland Study was made on 16 human embryos at developmental stages 13-15 ( fth week). The facial nerve was traced on serial sections made in three planes (sagittal, frontal and horizontal) and stained with routine histological methods and
B ASIC VOCABULARY Art history is the study of civilization through the evolution of the visual arts. The following is a summary of terms that are commonly used in the field of art history. The terms will be used repeatedly during the semester. An art object is basically made of the following components: (1) Form , (2) Content, and (3) Style. 1. FORM is the physical aspect of the work of art, visual (perceived by vision) or tactile (perceived by touch). It includes the following (a. Medium and T
Introduction To Writing By Nelson, Janice Rachelle The Reading/ Writing Process Writing isn’t an easy task for many students. Students are often unable to organize their ideas, cite text, and write. Steps in The Writing Process Prewriting Drafting Revising Editing Publishing Two Roles of Writing Role as an author The writer as an author focuses on content, origination of ideas, organization of ideas, and diction. Role as a secretary The writer as a secretary focuses on mechanics and the revis
Lesson 1: Close text reading (For gist)Curriculum content: English Language Arts: Reading Informational TextDOK Level 3 CCLS: Key ideas and details   R.I. 6.1: Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. R.I.6.2: Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments. R.I. 6.3: Analyze in detail how key individual, e
TEDDY OFOSU PROF.ANTONIO PIZA MUSIC 10100 /Spring 2017 05/17/2017 The Rite of Spring was composed by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. It was a ballet and an orchestral concert work established in the year 1913. Igor Stravinsky's work called The Rite of Spring was a piece that communicates a fascinating situation through music. The story behind this piece manages an old society custom that was done in Siberia. When spring would go to the land the general population of the development had a
Humans Soon to be Extinct... Say it ain't so!! by Ryan Shoquist English 121 Dr. Gilliard November 23, 1996 Table of Contents Body.........................................pages Appendix.....................................pages Structured Figures...............................