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    Since both cultures thrived for thousands of years, beauty standards changed within each culture, but in general terms, both cultures valued youth as beauty. Egyptians favored tall, slim bodies...

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    Contemporary art should, one might argue, continue to be influenced by the classical past while experimenting with the new. To draw a distinction between ancient and modern forms is in fact...

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    The idea of reawakening the artistry and culture of the past and giving new energy to the creative and inquisitive spirit of people is, indeed, one that inspires many. The Renaissance imagery and...

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    This is a challenging question, but three artists jump out: Claude Monet, Vincent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso. All three helped move painting away from a strict realism in which the artist tried to...

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    If you were going to describe the Royal Ontario Museum off the top of your head, that would mean you do so without doing research. If you know a lot about architecture, you could apply that, but...

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    The first official patent for silk screen printing was issued in 1907 to a British inventor, although the process was developed in Song Dynasty China, and had been used in both England and America...

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    Because the field of artwork is broad, I will focus on painting. There are many ways in which medieval painting differed from that of the Renaissance, which is what makes the latter period so...

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    Shading is a technique used in visual arts, such as pencil drawing, to create a sense of depth or dimension and express the relationship between the subject matter and a light source. Shading is...

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    You are off to a great start with your thesis idea. A formal thesis statement encompassing this idea could be worded as follows: Through his unambiguous interpretation of the subject matter at...

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    I would classify Rainier Maria Rilke's poem as a Petrarchan sonnet. Some Petrarchan sonnets consist of two quatrains (stanzas with four lines) and two tercets (stanzas with three lines), which is...

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    By definition, no art pursuit is easy. If art were easy, then it would not be important in our society. Think about it this way: no one thinks that tying one's shoelaces is anything special because...

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    Interesting question. I usually say that my favorite color is blue, but of course it really depends on what the color is part of. I like blue shirts but not blue walls. It's weird, but that's...

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    The idea you have chosen would make an excellent basis for a thesis statement on this poem. Here are three possible ways you could phrase a thesis statement for a critical essay encompassing the...

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    Neoclassicism does still influence architecture and will continue to influence the design and understanding of buildings still to come. Neoclassicism harkens back to the Classical periods of Greek...

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    While being an artist can be seen as an “occupation,” it is most importantly a way of seeing the world, a visual (or auditory or verbal) sensitivity to the outside world, coupled with a desire...

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    Verbal narration is using words to convey a story, or narrative. Though the term "verbal" typically means something which is spoken, a verbal narrative may also be accomplished through the written...

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    Encouraging children and adults to enjoy art comes down to one major step: getting them to understand that being a "good" artist is not necessarily a matter of natural talent or an inherent "gift,"...

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    The notion of art as a form of self-expression is relatively recent. For many societies, art is a way of encapsulating and handing down cultural norms, and serves to foster a sense of community...

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    It really depends on what students and what you consider benefits. The benefits for elementary school students and for students in MFA programs in the arts would be quite different. For younger...

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    Indian music and Western music vary greatly, even to the common listener. Two of the main differences between these styles are the tuning and scales used. Western music traditionally uses tonal...

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    Music is a powerful force upon our feelings, and I would like to see more research done on the brain chemistry of this. Music does not simply express our feelings. It can enhance them, alter them,...

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    There are two challenges in answering your question. First, art is subjective, so there is much disagreement over what may be considered artistic. Second, preservation is both nature's blessing and...

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    Much of western civilization developed from ancient Graeco-Roman traditions. Thus, the similarities one finds between elements of contemporary North American culture and ancient Greek culture are...

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    Triangles in art can give various meanings. They can give the apearance of stabillity and strength in faces, for example. Cezanne used triangles to compose faces, using features like the eyes and...

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    The question--why is the tempo of a fight that occurs within a play important--does not specify a particular play. There have, however, been plenty of examples throughout the history of theater in...

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    The poem If by Rudyard Kipling provides a cynical view of the world as it gives advice on how to overcome the treacherous world. Although the poem views the world in a bitter light, Kipling offers...

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    The following information is from a song analysis by Bobby Owsinski. His blog has some good insight about the song and its arrangement. Melody: "'Kerosene' is an interesting song in that it uses a...

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    That's a lot of questions--I'll try my best to help! First of all, Christine doesn't die in either the musical or the book. (She does meet her end in Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel...

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    Well, recognizing a march is not that hard when you know the ways they are distinct, making the march one of the easiest forms to recognize. First is the time signature. Almost all marches are in...

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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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    An effective way to construct powerful metaphors and/or similes about a literary character is to do a brief character analysis before worrying about the creative part. Using a graphic organizer or...

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    B(chorus)A(verse)B(chorus)A(verse)C(bridge)B(chorus)B(chorus). Introduction: Monsieur Andre! Monsieur Firmin!Dear Andre, what a splendid partyThe prelude to a bright new yearQuite a night, I'm...

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    In the Broadway version of Wicked (as in the original Wizard of Oz), the main characters driving the action of the story are female. In Wicked, the focus is on the relationship between Elphaba...

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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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    George is Lennie's caretaker, first and foremost. Based on an agreement with Lennie's Aunt Clara, George watches out for Lennie, who is severely mentally disabled yet overly physically strong....

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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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    The mood in Act III, scene ii of A Midsummer Night's Dream is multi-layered. In this scene, we learn from Puck about the effects of the love juice on Titania. In a humorous exchange between...

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    The Parson and the Plowman both seem too good to be true, but Chaucer does not seem to be painting their characters with a satirical brush. Chaucer included several misbehaving ecclesiastical...

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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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    Break-dancing is improvisational. Break-dancers are influenced not only by dance moves, but also by gymnastics and the martial arts. The bouncing bass lines of funk and disco music allowed for a...

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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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    Vincent Van Gogh was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who lived from 1853 to 1890. He is considered one of the world's most famous painters, and you are likely to recognize some of his work, such...

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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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    Critical text appreciation is based on the analysis of text from a number of different perspectives. While novices at the art of analysis might think that thinking about the details of a text might...

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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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