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    There are many reasons to say absolutely not! First of all, it’s important to remember that Mozart’s composing abilities were as much a product of his environment as his natural talent....

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    That's an interesting question, and very subjective, because there are many possible answers and opinions. Some people would argue that art is essential to life, while others would say that it's...

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    The Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt is a fantastic book. I'm partially biased though since the author was my adviser in college. At the book's core is the story of Holling Hoodhood's coming of...

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  • Arts
    There are a few things which render a melody particularly memorable: 1)The mood it evokes. Many of us enjoy good movies, and extraordinary movies often feature memorable music. During crucial...

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  • Arts
    Neoclassicism was a deliberate return to the themes, subjects, and values portrayed in Greek and Roman art, architecture, and to some extent literature. These included things like a focus on...

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  • Arts
    Pixar Studio's Toy Story was revolutionary upon the film's release in 1995 in terms of the studio's use of computer generated imagery. The film was a landmark and a number of other studios and...

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  • Arts
    Modern Drama refers to plays written in the 19th and 20th centuries whereas contemporary drama refers to plays written today. Modern dramatists include such playwrights as Tennessee Williams, Oscar...

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  • Arts
    Great question! The arts are a remedy for injustice and inequality because of their ability to raise awareness and consciousness--to take a problem and show an audience a new way of understanding...

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  • Arts
    In the late 1800’s, the Russian born composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, wrote the music for “The Nutcracker Ballet.” The ballet, with Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s musical elements was first...

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  • Arts
    Clearly, you have your answer. It's a Wonderful Life is very much the American Christmas Carol. Now you should ask a different question: What qualities do the two stories have in common? Great...

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  • Arts
    The Surrealism movement began in Paris in the 1920s and continued through the 1960s, although people still use the word "surreal" frequently to describe artistic work that embodies the principles...

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  • Arts
    This is a great question and powerful subject for students of all interests to ponder. I'd like to answer it in two ways. First off, you admit to being lazy and having some issues with feeling...

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  • Arts
    Existentialism is a philosophy that attempts to evade categorization but can still be generalized. Despite huge differences among existentialists (some, such as Kierkegaard, were Christian and...

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  • Arts
    Facebook memes--the "dank memes" to which you refer--aren't showing up in art museums yet, but we can't say what the future holds. These little gags can be cranked out with minimal effort by...

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  • Arts
    Indian music at its heart is religious, or devotional music, coming from Hindu chants and hymns set to melodies. Indian classical music, such as the music played by popular classical Indian...

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  • Arts
    The best pencils for sketching depends on the type of drawing being made, the the type of paper being used, as well as the artist's preferred technique. For quick sketching, such as those done in a...

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  • Arts
    This is an interesting idea, and in order to write this paper some extensive pre-writing would be beneficial. First and foremost, you might want to choose the fictional and real schools you will be...

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  • Arts
    Bloodshot eyes in art and literature are sometimes an artist's subtle way of relaying information about a character and their habits. Bloodshot eyes can indicate that a character has not slept...

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    The first response to this intriguing question is the visual art of advertising – how we are “sold” a product based on the television advertisements, billboards, magazine ads, internet...

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  • Arts
    Baroque music is characterized by a number of common elements—rigidity of style, elaborate ornamentation in playing, the creation of tonality and the expansion of range and complexity in musical...

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    Auden's Hunting Season was published in 1947 so cannot be replicated in total without permission because of copyright laws. But we'll work it out the best we can because you have access to the full...

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  • Arts
    Culture affects an artist's work by shaping the worldview of the artist and associations they may have with color, shapes, patterns, symbols, people, places, and things. Each culture has its own...

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  • Arts
    Sounds like a fun assignment! It’s a powerful piece of music. Here are some questions you might consider asking yourself about the piece in each of the categories you mentioned that will help you...

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  • Arts
    The Lottery by Shirley Jackson is the story of an average, small American town and the unusual tradition that they keep: that of stoning one townsperson to death every summer. When the story was...

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  • Arts
    We must first differentiate between Christmas "Carols", Christmas "songs", and Christmas Hymns. Many of the songs one hears at Christmas time are not actually Christmas carols. Especially...

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  • Arts
    It's the norm to post only one question per Q&A post. But I'll answer these this time as the answers are short. But for future, post one (maybe two) per post. 1. The opening scene reveals that...

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    This is a question of ethics, and one that even the most well-versed philosophers may have trouble answering. One of the most base instincts in humans is to survive, and this may drive us to save...

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  • Arts
    There are no reliable sources of statistics on the percentage of ballet students who go on to become principal dancers- of either gender. Ballet is a highly competitive art and it is safe to say...

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  • Arts
    A lot is going on in this painting, although it may seem simple at first glance. Usually, when we interpret or analyze art, we start with what we observe objectively, and then move on to make...

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    The film, The Lovely Bones, was directed by Peter Jackson and adapted from the 2002 novel written by Alice Sebold. The film began shooting in 2007 and was released in 2009, which means the director...

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  • Arts
    In the musical West Side Story there are few adult characters present to represent "authority" figures. Because the plot focuses mainly on issues that are being faced by the younger characters, the...

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  • Arts
    First, here's a basic definition from Merriam-Webster: "the use of marking made within outlines to suggest three-dimensionality, shadow, or degrees of light and dark in a picture or drawing." That...

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  • Arts
    There are many different ways to draw a realistic rose, and some general things to keep in mind when making a drawing look realistic are 1) how you shade an image to make it look three-dimensional...

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  • History
    The School of Athens, by Raphael, is a prototypical Renaissance painting for many reasons. The most obvious characteristic is the use of three-dimensional painting that utilizes the horizon,...

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  • Arts
    When it comes to art, both beauty and value are in the eye of the beholder! The price of a work of art is influenced by a number of factors, but we must also remember that "value" does not...

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  • Arts
    While we are not told explicitly, it is safe to assume that Lady Montague dies before Juliet stabs herself. The deaths unravel at the end of the play in Act 5, Scene 3. In a nutshell, Romeo arrives...

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    Hyperboles are basically just exaggerations used as rhetorical devices which there are many of in Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins. "Welcome to the 76th Hunger Games," is one example. "Whatever it...

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    This question does not have a definitive answer, nor are we able to define precisely what art is, or what constitutes a work of art. The scope of this question, although it is comprised of only...

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    Yes this is very much possible. I myself often draw a picture and then paint over it. This works best for acrylic paints in my opinion, especially for graphic art. I would suggest softer sketching...

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  • Arts
    Over the years, different people had different theories about why the Mona Lisa had no eyebrows. Perhaps it was an artistic choice; perhaps it reflected the fashions of Da Vinci's era. However, in...

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    As with most industries, fashion is constantly releasing new lines, but they often update their lines or release new ones according to the season. Fortunately, we are just entering the new year and...

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    Public art is important in many ways. Art has been seen for many years as something accessible only to collectors, who often invest large sums of money in owning artwork. Reproductions of artwork...

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    Romanticism is a movement that spanned the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Before we talk about the important poets of this period, it's important to understand what "the period of Romanticism"...

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    It's a recurring theme in boy bands, one goes off to do their own thing and the band eventually falls apart due to the missing part. Justin Timberlake of NSYNC, Nick Carter of Backstreet Boys,...

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  • Arts
    Calum Hood, bassist and singer for the band 5 Seconds of Summer, can be considered attractive based on a few principles to do with how humans evaluate potential mates. His face is highly...

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    Scale is probably one of the most important elements of cartography and map analysis. It creates some amount of objectivity in the map and provides a reliable means of assessing the size or...

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    There are several techniques used to create the Time is a Dimension series by Fong Qi Wey, and they are not necessarily restricted to photoshop. These techniques could be achieved by most 'layer...

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  • Religion
    Historically, Buddhist art was only used to capture Buddhist religious figures or to illustrate the Buddhist message. It differs significantly from Western religious art in that Western religious...

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  • Arts
    If you are asking why humans need it for our basic survival . . . we don't. Of course I don't think that is what you meant by your question. I'm sorry to say that there is not one, right answer...

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    Joseph Mallord William Turner, recognized as the greatest landscape painter of the 19th century, certainly paved the way for a rebellion against the Neoclassical movement. Neoclassicism, as...

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