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    Botany is the study of plants and their biology. Lucky for you, plants take many shapes, forms, and colors, which offers you some flexibility in coming up with costume ideas. To help get some...

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    Firstly, your question is not stupid. There is nothing wrong with needing help and there is a possibility that your instructor did not clearly detail what it is you need to do. I'm not clear on...

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    Have you ever heard of Bloom's Taxonomy? This is an educational theory (often accompanied by a visual diagram or model) which describes the learning process and its stages of development. It all...

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    In comparing two composers, we learn about the historical development of music as well as different compositional techniques. As Isaac Newton put it, we are standing on the shoulders of giants. No...

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    Wayang kulit refers to the art of Indonesian puppet theater, which originated on Java but spread to every other Indonesian island. The term wayang kulit can also refer to puppets that are made of...

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    The difference in the impact of art therapy and art is in the purpose of, and human reaction to, each. The subject of the impact of art on individuals, populations, communities, and education has...

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    In order to distinguish between a mass and an oratorio it is important to examine their formats and subject matter. Both musical pieces deal with religious subjects, and can be performed in...

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    The reasons you can argue that postmodernist art is a passing phase of nonsense are that it breaks from traditions in the history of art, seeking to produce something that cannot be understood...

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    The answer to this question has changed a lot over history, so it depends on when it is being asked. To the ancient Greeks art was what captured anything that was considered "beautiful" about the...

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    Pablo Picasso was a Spanish artist who lived from 1881-1973 and is credited with being one of the greatest artists of the 20th century; he invented the Cubism style of painting and also contributed...

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    During the Middle Ages almost all art production was in the service of religion and the Church. The general belief was that man must never put himself above God, the ultimate Creator. The Middle...

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    Quite the opposite! Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (or more simply, "Michelangelo") was a devout Catholic. Much of his work was created with religious themes, though this had less to do...

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    The easiest answer to this is that music is part of a society's culture. The term culture refers to the accumulated body of knowledge and traditions possessed by a society. While not every person...

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    While both technically fall under the banner of jazz, Afro-Cuban jazz and cool jazz tend to be pretty different. Afro-Cuban jazz can often be characterized by the use of extra percussion. Bongos,...

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    There are a number of words that appear obviously as motifs in Macbeth (blood, sleep, etc.). The word "double" is also a motif, though it doesn't seem to get quite the amount of attention that...

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    The works of Jean-Honoré Fragonard and Pierre-Auguste Renoir can be compared along the lines of content and style, though both worked during different periods. Fragonard was a painter whose work...

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    These paintings, though painted more than 100 years apart, have many similarities. Both are now considered to be masterpieces of their respective art-historical eras, Fragonard’s of the Rococo...

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    Though we often think of art as something to be seen with the eyes, music is considered an art form because it involves creativity and skill. Like other forms of art, music involves creative...

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    When Napoleon rose to power, David, who had been a friend of his before the general overthrew the Directory in 1799, became his official painter. He produced several works honoring Napoleon,...

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    First, the fact that you are considering using a brush at all puts you far back in art history. Ever since the 1950s, with the art of Jackson Pollock and other abstract impressionists, applying...

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    The dialog occurs over three nights between Miller and his friend, Weirob. Weirob is dying, and Miller is trying to convince her that her identity can endure after death. Weirob is skeptical....

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    Neoclassicism is a style of art-- particularly architecture-- which draws from the Classical styling of Ancient Greco-Roman culture. In architecture, columns are a hallmark of both Classical and...

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    This is a complicated question because music means something different to dance depending on the genre, movement or period that contextualizes the dance. However, to answer the question simply, it...

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    Stephan Walter is an illustrator and graphic designer from Zurich, Switzerland. His illustrations and graphic design work have been published in many contemporary publications, including Varoom...

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    This poem, written about 400 years ago, uses some wording that we wouldn't use today. Specifically, the words "prove" and "sports" have slightly different meanings for the modern reader than they...

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    In his painting "Joy of Life" (1905), Matisse uses color as an expressive, emotional tool, which is typical of his Fauvist period. Rather than imparting any realistic or representational value, the...

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    Henri Matisse had several styles throughout his life, during which he used different color palettes. He learned Academic French painting as a student, was a leader of the short-lived Fauvist...

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    Functionalism in music is a school of thought that indicates that every piece of music has a function and that that function affects the end product. The roots of functionalism are steeped in the...

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    When we think of songs that "represent" things, there are a few things to consider: 1. Sound - does the sound of the song match the feeling of the novel? If I picked a heavy metal song to represent...

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    Leonardo da Vinci drew for several reasons, the most pragmatic of which was to make a living. Leonardo was born out of wedlock and was apprenticed at the age of fourteen to Verrocchio as a studio...

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    Tough question. Honestly, I don't believe that there are any disadvantages to having art in a curriculum. I think it is an integral part of teaching the whole child. Unfortunately, not...

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    The "arts" can be understood as a loose humanities term that encapsulates dance, theater, music, opera, the visual arts, and many other disciplines and mediums. While it is important to define the...

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    In Vaudeville theater, "insurance" was the term used to refer to an act or material that was sure to go over well. This would have been important because it allowed room to take risks or experiment...

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    The Ashcan School was an artistic movement in the United States that began in the early 1900s. The movement focused on New York City's daily life, specifically their poorer neighborhoods. The...

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    If I were you, I would look specifically at visual art. There are a myriad of paintings and sculptures that would help you expand on your thesis. For this topic, you might want to start with the...

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    The School of Athens, a fresco by Raphael, was painted between 1509 and 1511 in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican. The painting was meant to represent philosophy and is considered to capture the...

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    Food is having a cultural moment. Of course, food has always been integral and essential to living, but American culture has recently become extensively interested in food as a hobby and artistic...

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    The "Oath of the Horatii"is a painting painted in 1784 and done in the Neoclassical style. It depicts a scene from Roman legend where three men, brothers, salute toward three swords held up by...

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    Musical tone color, which is also known as timbre, is the quality of sound that is not frequency, amplitude or duration. At its simplest, musical tone color is the thing that allows listeners to...

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    War photography is an interesting art form because it is a combination of journalism and art. In one way, war photography allows civilians and elected officials to understand the realities of a war...

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    Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino is vocal about which films and filmmakers influence his own work. Many of his film influences were created in the 1960s and 1970s, though some were earlier and later...

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    Hi! It's exciting that you've found a strong interest you wish to pursue: having a passion and vision is a great way to go through your education. I'll work through your questions in the order you...

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    Miles Hendon a former soldier and prisoner of war of noble birth appears in Chapter XI, the Guildhall. In the opening lines of the chapter the Prince, still posing as Tom has just excaped the Canty...

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    Let’s take a look at each of these categories, one at a time. Texture refers to the way that different musical parts fit together—the overall effect of the instrumentation, the distance between...

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    Other than Tom Robinson and his family, Atticus had the most to risk by defending Tom in the rape trial. Atticus was easily putting his reputation on the line, the respect he had from the town...

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    The Academy Award nominees, also called the Oscar nominees, are chosen via a voting process. It is a long and complicated process that involves over 6000 voting members. These voting members are...

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    Claude Monet was an influential painter and a founder of French Impressionist painting. Monet lived between 1840 and 1926, and some of his most notable works include Impression, Water Lillies,...

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    The “advantages” of Art – over pragmatic or constructive activities in the “real world” – are two-fold: for the artist, a means of self-expression, of releasing abstract emotions or...

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    It is common for fashion designers to take inspiration from nature. Fire is an unusual element to consider in this way since it does not really have form, even though it is visual. Its shape is...

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    The word resilience comes from the Latin resili, meaning "to spring back, rebound" (Dictionary.com). When used as an adjective, resilience relates to one's "ability to recover readily from illness,...

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