Influential Type Designer paper (Akira Kobayashi)
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...Akira Kobayashi) Akira Kobayashi is a solid global-renowned typographer whose wide range of diverse typefaces covers varying display types, historic revivals and other works of rock-solid text typefaces. For the last two decades, the type designer has racked up several prices and awards in many type competitions across the world. The designer has also completed many typefaces for various foundries, as well as being a renowned teacher for type design. In the course of his type designing endeavors, Akira has collaborated with some of the best type designers in Europe, America and Japan. General background information Akira Kobayashi was born in the year 1960. He... Influential Type Designer paper (Akira ...
The Impact of Ideas in Pearl Harbor and the Coming of Pacific War by Akira Iriye
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...Akira Iriye According to the book of Akira Iriye, Pearl Harbor and the Coming of Pacific War, World War II has resulted changes globally particularly on social, economic and political conditions of the United States and Japan. The book has focused on broad synthesis of the global environment of the path to Pearl Harbor. This essay will focus on the ideas that connect the minds of people and the ideas that united them. The focus idea of this study is racism and other social inequalities as the result of the war. Though the American government has made numerous of mistakes over the years, there was perhaps none so inhumane... discrimination reminds us both ethnicity and diplomacy and the need...
3 page summary on the Book Akira Iriye, Pearl Harbor and the Coming of the Pacific War: A Brief History with Documents and Essays
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...Akira Iriye. This Bedford Series volume was published in 1999. As the title clearly indicates, the book focuses upon the incident of Pacific War and different documents and essays are included to support the information and main argument. Professor Akira is among the leading scholars in the US – Asian relation field and his work in widely viewed as significant source of acquiring authentic and analytical information about certain important historical events... Number] Book Summary - Pearl Harbor and the Coming of the Pacific War: A Brief History with Documents and Essays The book “Pearl Harbour and the Coming of the Pacific War: A Brief History with Documents and Essays” is written by Professor Akira...
Compare Film Composition and Its Function and Meaning in the Work of Akira Kurosawa and Kenji Mizoguchi.
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...Akira Kurosawa and Kenji Mizoguchi. There are a variety of art forms in life through which real life situations are depicted and portrayed so as to cater to a wide audience. Art forms include paintings, movies, music and various other spheres. In context of understanding human behaviour, filmmaking has embraced this aspect as the very basis of its body of knowledge. Therefore, we will make use of the ideologies of understanding human behaviour portrayed in works of two notable filmmakers. These two filmmakers include Akira Kurosawa and Kenji Mizoguchi. This paper has endeavoured to study the above premise through an analysis... Compare Film Composition and Its Function and Meaning in the Work of Akira...
In what ways do period films (jidaigeki) reveal more about the period in which they are made than they do about the period they purport to represent? Discuss with a close analysis of Rashomon (director. Kurosawa Akira, 1950).
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...Period Films (Jidaigeki) Analysis Introduction The jidaigeki also known as “Period films” were Japanese films setup during Tokugawa or Edo period that ranged between 1603 and 1868 (Kwok & McKnight, 2002, p. 20). The term was used to denote the time when Japanese community was under the reign of Tokugawa shogunate and the 300 Daimyo regions of the country. During that period the Japanese economy was distinguished by firm social organizations, economic stability, environmental safety regulations, segregationist international policies and an overwhelming fashionable art and cultural enjoyment (Dennison & Lim, 2006. Other Jidaigeki dates earlier than Edo period. These films portray the lifestyle...
Film report
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...Akira Kurosawa’s film, The Seven Samurai. The story mostly circles around a small village that is striving to protect itself from bandit attacks, a condition that forces them to form a coalition with their samurai, who in this case appear rather impoverished. Though the relationship between them is a strained one, they maintain a mutual bond that sees them through a tough wartime in which the community’s needs and individual selfishness dominate and succeed in portraying the theme [importance] of communism and unselfishness over individualism (Wallace n.p.). To start with, Akira introduces the theme of community spirit early in the film through the character Kimbei, who is one... has needs...
Reading response SF 2
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...Akira. Science Fiction. Reading Response Science fiction is often stereotyped as a genre reflecting the male outlook on the futuristic world of technology. Among the most characteristic features of the ‘masculine’ focus of science fiction is the “embodiment of male immaturities” in the concepts of physical prowess, war, excitement, and adventure (Roberts 72). If understood broadly, all of the mentioned components in the science fiction film refer to the patriarchal role of a man in society. In this view, science fiction films portray the development of the male character as his passage into adult manhood (Cornea 115). In this process the bodies of the male characters become visual... Literature 7 June...
Opportunity #6
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...Akira Suzuki of Japan and Richard Heck of United s jointly developed the chemical investigating tool called “Palladium-catalyzed cross coupling in organic synthesis”, which could facilitate the scientists to develop new drugs and electronics. These Nobel Laureates were honored with Nobel Prize of 2010, some time back. The development of this technology would help in better and efficient linking of carbon atoms. The three scientists have performed reactions, which brought carbon atoms very closer to each other on a palladium substrate. This positioning would allow carbon atoms binding together for formation of molecules that may not be easy... Opportunity #6 Nobel prize in Chemistry Ei-ichi Negishi and...
Screening report
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...Akira. Seven Samurai. Sojiro Motoki, 2010. DVD.... Seven Samurai The Japanese 16th Century farming communities’ frustrations by bandits during harvesting time is well illustrated in the Seven Samurai movie. The village led by Rikichi grew weary of the bandit raids and opted to look for the assistance of the samurai since they were incapable of fighting the bandits, they lacked martial ability. Rikichi found seven samurai mercenaries who were ready to help the village; they included Kambei, Kikuchiyo, Katsushiro, Kyuzo, Shichiroji, Heihachi, and Gorobei. The mercenaries taught the villagers some fighting skills in preparation for their defense plus flooding the rice fields, building fences in conjunction ...
English Literature
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...Akira Kurosawa adopted the play for his film- The throne of blood. Kurosawa’s effort was to reinterpret Macbeth to the tradition of Japanese Noh theatre. The film is an anti-feudal drama, which is about a trapped individual destroyed by a rigid socio- cultural background. When one tries to investigate into the treatment of femininity/masculinity in the film, it is clear that Asaji (Lady Macbeth) in the film is with more... calculations and ambitious than the real character of Lady Macbeth in the play. Here, Asaji is the driving force behind most of the actions in the play. She is more cruel and masculine than the Washizu (Macbeth), the protagonist. Besides, in the play, it is clear that Lady...
Compare 2 films
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...Akira Kurosawa and Yasujiro Ozu possess distinctive filmmaking styles that reflect their beliefs and philosophies in life. This paper examines each director’s style through an analysis of the stylistic devices they employ in their films. Ozu accepts both the good and bad things of life as they are. Kurosawa, meanwhile, believes that human beings can rise above the bad things in life. An analysis of several scenes will illustrate these points. Ozu’s “Tokyo Story” tells the journey of an elderly... ?“Tokyo Story” and “Rashomon Introduction In the 1950s, two of Japan’s most distinguished directors created films that are considered by critics to be some of the world’s greatest films ever made. Directors...
Create of arts
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...Akira Kurosawa are but a few auteurs. 2. Genre is the classification of a work of art based on the stylistic devices employed. It comes about from mass production of films with similar bases. The movie ‘Rear Window’ is a suspense, mystery, and thriller. In the movie, Jeff suspects one of his neighbors has... Analysis of the Movie ‘Rear Window An auteur is a word borrowed from the French language. It is used to refer to a film director who represents his own views in a film piece. The entire production is original to him or her. This term originated to credit original authors, as opposed to directors who only reproduce pieces from other media such as books. Directors such as Alfred Hitchcock and Akira...
Shakespeare and Film
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...Akira Kurosawa is one filmmaker, who has given new light to the plots and themes discussed in Shakespeare’s works. Kurosawan depiction of Shakespearean heroes follows the same intense pattern with rich historical background, and similar... ? s Shakespeare and Film The literary feats of the Bard of Avon have become synonymous with people the world over; whether it’s a tragedy or a comedy, the tales of avarice, intrigue and lust for power have been theatrically retold countless times. Even the filmmaking sphere is heavily inspired by the work of Shakespeare and filmmakers have made their niche with their own versions and interpretations of Shakespearean texts that has amazed audiences and critics. Akira...
Leo Tolstoy and Kurosawa
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...Akira Kurosawa deals with the passionate life and enlightenment of Kanji Watanabe, the protagonist. The movie revolves around the protagonist’s enlightenment and passion towards life... ? Leo Tolstoy and Kurosawa The novel The death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy deals with the life and death of Ivan Ilyich Golovin, the protagonist. To be specific, the protagonist’s realization of his self or enlightenment is the core aspect of the novel. The protagonist’s fear of imminent death forced him to be pessimistic and resulted in gradual enlightenment. This self-realization or the revelation of the secret of life forced him view death as a dilemmatic situation in life. On the other side, the movie Ikiru by Akira ...
Control Mechanisms Paper
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...Akira Miyake, and John N. Towse. Variation in Working Memory. Oxford: Oxford University Press, USA, 2007. Internet resource. Scott, John P, Sarah F. Scott, and Gilbert Abcarian. Social Control and Social Change. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1971. Print.... Positive and Negative Feedbacks of Control Mechanisms Positive reactions of control mechanism placed in an organization are mainly set to increase its output and productivity. Through them, management can enhance the output of their workforce. This requires top management to raise the levels that already exist in the organization and set new levels. Levels in this case mean that professional standards that formerly existed should be adjusted...
Post-war Manga and Animes comments on Japanese Society
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...Akira and 1984’s Nausicaa of the valley of the wind are the best examples to demonstrate this point, whereby elaborate scenes of nuclear wars are shown. In Nausicaa, the world has become uninhabitable as a result of the contamination of the water and the mergence of deadly spores that has been wiping out the world’s... ?Running Head: Post-war Manga and Anime’s comments on Japanese Society Post-war Manga and Anime’s comments on Japanese Society [Institution’s name] [Course name] [Professor’s name] [Date] Post-war Manga and Anime’s comments on Japanese Society Just like Looney tunes have become synonymous with the American population; similarly Animes and Manga are synonymous with and have been greatly...
Analytical essay for the movie 2
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...Akira Kurosawa is a real social allegory. It deals with the detective pursuit undertaken by a detective namely Murakami to regain his pistol stolen by a thief cum murderer. Kurosawa made use of a real incident as the theme of his film, which portrays the post world war Tokyo. The usage of a detective story is an innovative attempt by Kurosawa, different from his historical films. This work attempts to analyze the scope of the film Stray Dog by examining its theme and significance. Theme The film’s theme is related to a real incident which Kurosawa happened to know about. Instead of using the real story of a detective who... Analytical essay for the movie 2 The film Stray Dog (1949), directed by...
Screening report on either Seven summurai, Wooden Camera or Totsi
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...Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai Although Akira Kurosawa, born in 1910, in Tokyo, Japan, began his directing career in 1943 with the film titled Sanshiro Sugata (The Judo Story, 1943) (Cook, 1996, 833). He made his transition to directing after working as a storyboard artist (IMDB, 2008). It was in the aftermath of World War II that director Akira Kurosawa stepped into directing limelight with films like Rashomon (1950), The Seven Samurai (1954), and other great films originating from his own sense of Japanese nationalism (DeNitto and Herman, 1975, 244). If we look at Kurosawa’s many films from the analyst’s perspective, we can, without prompting from film critics or historians... 230179Film Analysis:...
"King Lear" and "Ran"
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...Akira Kurosawa. Ran is an analogy of King Lear because it has many similarities to King Lear. This essay explores the nature of evil in each of these works. It will discuss on the attribute (good or evil) that finally triumphs. In Ran, the different characters have different evils. In Hidetora, the nature of the evil is pride. The father, Hidetora, is too conceited to accept any other opinion or criticism. His youngest son, Saburo, is being too honest to remind his father to avoid the pitfall of being trusting. Saburo reminds Hidetora that when he himself has... Evil in Lear and Ran. King Lear was a tragic play written by Shakespeare in 1608. Ran was a film written in 1985 by the Japanese filmmaker Akira ...
Film critiques on One Wonderful Sunday ( Kurosawa, 1947)
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...Akira Kurosawa in 1947. The film revolves around the experiences of a young Japanese couple trying to have a pleasant Sunday outing. The film tends to delve on the scope for love and dreams in a tragic-comic context, in the post war Japan. Going by the upbeat hopes and youthful dreams of the young couple Yuzo (Isao Numazaki) and Masako (Chieko Nakakita), when placed against the gloom enveloping the post war Japan, the film indeed comes out as a memorable and sentimental slice... of the of the Concerned Visual Arts and Film Studies 14 November One Wonderful Sunday (Kurosawa, 1947) - Film Critique One Wonderful Sunday is both a sweet and at the same time a desperate, romantic comedy directed by Akira Kuro...
Cosmetic retailing project
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...Akira Tsuruma, managing director of Shiseido, estimates that half of the companys sales will come from the serufu category in the future (Shiseido Home Page 2008). Part B The image of Shiseido is based on red colors which symbolizes a rising sun, and its national identity. Thus, the main colors of its project “Pureness” are white and blue (see Appendix 1). Shiseido spun off new brands such as Ipsa and Ayura. Sadao Abe, senior executive director of Shiseido, noted that they introduced these brands not only for their own sake but also for protecting the purity of the Shiseido brand umbrella... RUNNING HEAD COSMETIC RETAILING PROJECT Cosmetic Retailing Project Part A Shiseido, the forth world leader in...
Film critiques on The Bad Sleep Well (Kurosawa, 1960)
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...Akira Kurosawas film The Bad Sleep Well focuses on the corruption that was present in the corporate world during this time period. Everyone is aware of what these corporate entities are doing, but no one has the power to stop them. The film draws upon the idea of Hamlet when portraying this corruption and showing the negative impact that an infallible corporation can have on society. The beginning of the film sets its dark tone, as we see a wedding party. While a wedding should be a happy time, the music played in the background gives the impression that there is anger within the people who have attended... Bad Sleep Well Taking place during the post World War 2 reconstruction of Japan, Akira...
Conduct research on the economic performance of ONE (1) country over the last ten years, from 2004 to 2013, applying the macroeconomic indicators of real GDP, real GDP growth rate, real GDP per capita , unemployment rate and inflation rate to argue whe
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...Akira T., (2001). Business Architecture: Strategic Design of Products, Organizations, and Processes. Yuhikaku. Fujimoto, T., (2012). Architecture Analysis of Chinese Manufacturing Industries. Toyo Keizai Shimposha. Ishii, K., Akira H., & Kakumei K., (2000). Japanese Economic History 2: Industrial Revolution. Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press. Ito, M., & Kazuharu, K., (1988). Economic Analysis of Industrial Policy. Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press... Economic development Economic development For a country to become rich a number of factors must be considered. Natural resources, human, capital and technology and appropriate institution are the fundamental essentials for economic development in any economy. ...
Movie Scene Analysis Assignment
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...Akira Kurosawa’s ic film, Rashomon (1950) is based two Japanese short stories, “In a Grove”, and “Rashomon” by Ryunosuke Akutagawa. Akutagawa was often described as “a brilliant, cynical, sensitive, Neurotic” writer (Rashomon and other stories, PP 11). He committed suicide at the age of thirty five in 1927. “Detachment was a key strategy for Akutagawa. As a narrator he liked to be unseen, impersonal; he cultivated the oblique glance. When he did enter his stories it was usually in the slight role of the observer or the suave self effacing compiler.” (Ibid PP12)This style of the writer is most reflected in the treatment of the theme in Kurosawa’s classic film too. Here too the director tries... ? Akira...
Social network
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...Akira Omoto. “Visualization of reflected sound in enclosed space by sound intensity measurement.” Acoustical Science and Technology 27.3 (2006): 187–189. Omoto, Akira, and Harunori Uchida. “Evaluation method of artificial acoustical environment: Visualization of sound intensity.” Journal of Physiological Anthropology and Applied Human Science 23.6 (2004): 249–253. Parker, Barry. Good Vibrations: The Physics of Music. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. Pendley, James. “Visualizing Sound: A musical composition of aural architecture.” University of South Florida (2009). Plack, Christopher, Andrew Oxenham, and Richard Fay. Pitch: Neural...
What have you learned about Asian culture (you may wish to distinguish between various countries and cultures) in this course?
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...Akira Kurosawa, Hanabi by Takeshi Kitano, Apur Sansar by Satyajit Ray, Salaam Bombay! by Mira Nair, Red Sorghum by Zhang Yimou, and Chungking Express by Wong Kar-Wai. The paper will examine how the variations of Asian culture are presented in these films. Before going into any further discussion on the nuances of Asian culture, it is important to understand what culture means. A general definition of culture argues that the concept of culture can be best described as “a shared, learned, symbolic system of values, beliefs and attitudes that shapes and influences perception and behaviour. It is an abstract ‘mental blueprint’ or ‘mental code’.” Concepts and ideas... Asian Culture Introduction: The term...
Make a structuralist analysis of a film or films of your choice. As part of your analysis discuss the type of structuralist analysis you are using.
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...Akira Kurosawa. Background Anyone who has been to the movies might have noticed that as you leave, there is a lot of animation in the people as they talk about the movie they saw. Often times, as people leave a movie, they seem quite happy. We can attribute this happiness to having been entertained, but it probably goes beyond just entertainment. Especially in the first few moments following the viewing of a movie, people seem to be still involved in the film in a very noticeable way. Then, perhaps a little after the feelings have somewhat subsided and they’re moving around again in their own lives. For 90... Analogy, Film, Daydreams and Dreams Introduction The goal of this essay is to explore the...
Manga/Anime's Comments on Japanese Society
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...Akira. 2 The various physical aspects of the cartoon characters shed light on the cultural aspects and influences of the artists. Japanese anime and Manga characters may have true to life features, however their physical proportion and the size of their heads may vary according to the nature of their character. The most striking feature of Japanese anime and Manga characters is their eyes. Anime and Manga characters have large eyes and the pioneer of this style of drawing was Osamu Tekuza, who adopted this style of drawing his characters after he was greatly... ? s Manga and Anime’s comments on Japanese Society Just like Looney tunes have become synonymous with the American population; similarly Animes...
Japan modernization vs tradition
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...Akira Kurosawa with a deep understanding: Kurosawa's ancestry was Samurai. Japan invited the West to it and not the other way around. Western curiosity led it to Japan to try and peel layer after layer to get at the truth. Modernism seems to have reached Japan quite late but Japan absorbed Western influence in its own way - yet the trappings of modernity which other countries of Asia were eager to flaunt, were not visible to outsiders - a predilection for technology, scientific institutions and American education. Japan exists in its paradoxes. Japan has no technological... JAPAN; MODERNISATION VS TRADITION The film 'The Last Samurai' was outstanding for many reasons - not the least being its depiction ...
Compare and Contrast Two Movies
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...Akira Kurosawa. Perf. Kanji Watanabe. 2000. Reed, Ron. "Ikiru." Soul food movies (2007): 12-13. Strozykowski, Michelle. "A look at the unconventional, romantic film Amelie." Foreign Films (2008): 14.... Compare and contrast two movies The film Amelie by Jean Pierre talks about a young lady who acts as a shy waitress in France city of Paris. The lady has dedicated most of her life in helping the people around her, to improve their lives despite the problems she faces in isolation. The film informs us about how she lost her parents, and because of these become forced into some isolation. This enabled her posses an active mind that managed to keep her of the isolation thoughts. She helps a man who works as ...
Critically compare and contrast Tolstoy's nevella The Death of Ivan IIyich with Kurosawa's masterpiece Ikuru
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...Akira. Ikuru, 1952. Tolstoy, Leo. The Death of Ivan Ilyich. Penguin Red Classic edition, 2006.... Critically compare and contrast Tolstoy's novella The Death of Ivan Ilyich with Kurosawa's masterpiece Ikuru A great, philosophical thought passed through two stories about the most uninteresting, most common people in both Tolstoy’s novella The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Kurosawa’s film Ikuru. It seems that the main themes of both works are the issues of ‘enlightenment’ and purport of life. In general, it is not entirely correct to say that the above mentioned themes are the main topics of both stories, because each person can find something of their own while watching the film or reading the novella; for...
World Literature Phase 4 DB 2
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...Akira Kurosawa, who took the story of King Lear into new and fascinating directions with the genre... Shakespeare: Observations on King Lear Shakespeare is today studied in universities, analyzed by critics and experts, and upheld as an acme of literature, the reading of which guarantees a level of sophistication. But Shakespeare wrote his plays for popularity, and the sort of language he used was commonly spoken and understood in his time. His audience consisted of both the nobility and the peasantry, and his work was a curious mixture of the utterly coarse and the polemically poetic. Contrast these two passages from King Lear for the restrained beauty of one and the sheer roughness of the other: Says t...
International Cultural Environment
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...Akira. China and Japan in the Global Setting. New York, NY: Harvard University Press, 1992. Print. Zhao, Quansheng. Interpreting Chinese Foreign Policy: The Micro-Macro Linkage Approach. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1996. Print.... and Japan What are the primary issues that separate China and Japan? China and Japan are two countries whose citizens have a closely related culture. According to Iriye and Cohen (27), there has been a cultural similarity and a substantial cultural interaction between these two countries for years. However, several issues have been identified that separate these two countries from each other. One of the issues is the history each of the two countries has about the past ...
Hans Namuth
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...Akira. Early Buddhist Architecture In Context. Boston: Brill, 2012. Print.... Hans Namuth Hans Namuth was born in 1915 in Germany. His primary media were splattered paint poured on the surface. He did not use oils, and his portraits were made using industrial paints that were laid out on a canvas spread on the floor. National Portrait Gallery and San Francisco of Modern Art Museum have held exhibitions for his portraits to enable the world to see his excellent compilations. Hans Namuth interests me because of his ability to catch the imagination of people through people. He accomplished his artwork through procedures and organized thoughts. He would lay the canvas on the floor to and use his imagination...
American Imperialism
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...Akira, (2005) “Beyond Imperialism: The New Internationalism” In: Daedalus. 134(2): pp. 108.... Imperialism American Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century ____________ Grade __________ d: 03-02-2009 It would be better to state that America in the nineteenth century emerged as an ‘economic’ imperial state, rather than to describe it alone in the context of imperialism. There is a reason to it. American imperialism fulfills the definition given by economic imperialism which is deployed whenever there is economic domination of one region or country over another-specifically, the formal or informal control over local economic resources in a manner advantageous to the metropolitan power, and at the expense...
Essay about a Poem
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...Akira Kurosawa, Film Director, Is Dead at 88.” New York Times 7 Sept. 1998. Poets.org. Academy of American Poets. 12 Jan. 2009. .... feel and see and hear, Harlem, I hear you: hear you, hear me---we two---you, me, talk on this page.” In one of Langston Hughes’ essays, “The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain,” he deliberates attention to Black American artists who do not wish to be identified by the color of their skin through their writings but aspire to continue on as poets of no ethnic persuasion. This conflict is deeply instituted in “The Theme for English B.” It is a young man’s internal conflict between his foremost desire to write and dilemma of what to write and the internal voice that compels him to confer his roots and identity. The poem jo...
Lotus Sutra
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...Akira. “The Lotus Sutra.” BDK English Tripi?aka Series 9.262 (2007): 1-354.... Lotus Sutra The Lotus Sutra refers to one of the most admired and significant Mahayana sutras, and the grounds on which the Nichiren and Tiantai schools of Buddhism were founded (Kubo & Yuyama 3). Saddharma Pu??arika Sutra was the first acknowledged Sanskrit name for the sutra. This was later translated to "the Lotus Flower Formula or, in other words, Rule of Good Dharma." In English, the condensed form known by a majority of individuals is Lotus Sutra. Also, the Lotus Sutra has been extremely considered in a number of Asian nations where Mahayana Buddhism has been conventionally practiced (Kubo & Yuyama 4). This paper will...
Studies in International Film Critical Analysis
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...Akira Kurosawa made a film based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth, he created not a European or British Macbeth, but a Japanese Macbeth. They know how to turn everything into the Japanese mould. Two main genres of Japanese cinema are gendai-geki and jidai -geki traditions. Gendai-geki films are period films and are centered often on lonely warriors struggling to reconcile... The Soviet Montage School and the German expressionist cinema was a sort of resistance to the Hollywood film culture which almost always dominated the world cinema. It was after World War 1 that Hollywood became the nerve centre of the world commercial cinema .Hollywood conceived film production as a factory system and directors and...
Studies in International Film Critical Analysis
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...Akira Kurosawa made a film based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth, he created not a European or British Macbeth, but a Japanese Macbeth. They know how to turn everything into the Japanese mould. Two main genres of Japanese cinema are gendai-geki and jidai -geki traditions. Gendai-geki films are period films and are centered often on lonely warriors struggling to reconcile between social obligations and one’s own true... ? The Soviet Montage School and the German expressionist cinema was a sort of resistance to the Hollywood film culture which almost always dominated the world cinema. It was after World War 1 that Hollywood became the nerve centre of the world commercial cinema .Hollywood conceived film...
Case study on MABUCHI MOTORS CO. LTD.
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...Akira%20Ishikawa.pdf. Mabuchi Motor Co., Ltd. Retrieved April 12, 2006, from HOOVERS. Web site: http://www.hoovers.com/mabuchi-motor/--ID__55819--/free-co-factsheet.xhtml. New Porter Prize Awarded in Japan. Retrieved April 12, 2006, from HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL BULLETIN ONLINE. Web site: http://www.alumni.hbs.edu/bulletin/2002/february/update.html... Study on Mabuchi Motors Co. Ltd. Introduction: Mabuchi Motor Co. Ltd., is a Japanese business enterprise in the niche market of small electric motors, and is one of the largest manufacturers of these products. These small electric motors find application in toys, audio-visual equipment, home appliances, automobile power windows, electric shavers,...
Horror Exam
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...Akira to Princess Mononoke: Experiencing Contemporary Japanese Animation, Edition: illustrated. Palgrave Macmillan, 2001. The Haunted Palace. Metro Goldwyn Mayer & American International Pictures, 1963.... Dominant gender roles can be seen as being subverted and/or exaggerated in the Gothic. Discuss with reference to The Haunted Palace. Ans: The Haunted Palace is 20th Century Fox movie released in 1963 which starred Vincent Price and Debra Paget and was based on the novella of H.P. Lovecraft. Classified as a gothic film because of its characteristic horror-and-romance theme, the story takes place in a fictional village called Arkham somewhere in New England and revolves around the story of a warlock...
Depend on you ( follow the instruction)
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...Akira; Groner, Paul. A history of Indian Buddhism: from Śākyamuni to early Mahāyāna. New Delhi: U of Hawaii P, 1990. 100... 1 Sponsorship of Religion during the ical Era number 2 Sponsorship of Religion during the Classical Era Religion and the state have always been intertwined throughout history. Those at the helm of religious orders have also known to exert immense influence on the political affairs of a place. They are centers of power that the ruler of a particular place has always to take into account while taking any important decision. This is especially true of the Classical Era, when many religions were in crucial stages of their development. In these stages, the sponsorship that these religio...
Phil 3
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...Akira Kurosawa. This movie shows the life of a man called Kanji Watanabe. Though the ideas of the two compared movies are generally similar, there are certain differences. Watanabe heads the administrative board of the city where he has been working for 30 years. When he learns that he has stomach cancer he revalues his life. As he looks at it from the outside he realizes it to have been empty, dull and meaningless, spent for no purpose on the fatuous job. He suddenly understands that he is lonely and alienated: he even failed to tell his son about the disease... Amelie vs. Watanabe Meaning of life is an issue that has been discussed and considered since ancient times. It was a matter of concern for...
Jihad vs. McWorld by Benjamin Barber
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...Akira Kurosawa) FULL MOVIE! (1950). (2013, November 3). YouTube. Retrieved April 26, 2014, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38WdmtBOo34... vs. McWorld” by Benjamin Barber Globalization has led to the integration and sharing of ideologies. It has led to economic and political successes in most countries. However, there are negative impacts that have been caused by entry of other forces such as insecurity and environmental pollution. Jihad, on the other hand, has led to strong cultural and religious ties among communities. Barber in his article, “Jihad Vs McWorld” has explained the various principles of the two axes of modernizations and their effect on the politics of various nations. Introduction The...
Film Studies (thinking film
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...Akira Kurosowa, Stanley Kubrick, Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, and Isaac Julien. The list of filmmakers who have made a niche for themselves... Q) Robert Stam writes that 'theories do not usually fall into disuse like old automobiles relegated to a conceptual junkyard. They do not die; they transform themselves, leaving traces and reminiscences. 'Film theory: An introduction, p9. Select a theory of film developed before 1960 and a theory of film developed after 1960. Compare and contrast your selected theories with a particular focus on the ways in which the latter is shaped by the former. A) Life is an ongoing, evolutionary process--a transition of sorts through generations, unique in its every stage and remi...
Integrated And Interdependent Global Economy
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...Akira, A New Frontier Science of Economics: Global Model Simulation Retrieved on May 25, 2009 from http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1198943 4. Pomoni Christina, (2009) How the current U.S. economy affects global outsourcing Retrieved on May 25, 2009 from http://www.helium.com/items/1264319-how-the-current-us-economy-affects-global-outsourcing 5. Iran–Pakistan–India gas pipeline, (2009) Retrieved on May 25, 2009 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran-Pakistan-India_gas_pipeline... Integrated and interdependent global economy Contents Introduction page 3 2. Interdependence of world economy page 3 3. Importanceof interdependence and integration on economic development : page 4 4. ...
Oil and us foreign policy in middle East
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...Akira Yanagisawa (2012), and Ghada Hashem Talhami have provided empirical evidence that rising oil prices reduce output and increase inflation. Oil demand is static because there is no plan in the short-run to reduce global dependence on oil9. However, oil supply could vary. In order to ensure a continuous supply of oil to meet the demand without issues, there is a system... ? OIL PRICES AND US FOREIGN POLICY IN MIDDLE EAST Introduction US Foreign Policy in the Middle East is strongly tied with its interest of oil in the region, and more so, preserving interests with major social and cultural powerhouses in the region. Thus, the United States formulates its foreign policies in a way that will keep its...
Video Games Contribute to Aggressive Behavior among Children
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...Akira Sakamoto, Akiko Shibuya and Shintaro... ?Full 18November, Video Games contribute to aggressive behavior among children With the advent of video gamesin 1970’s, a revolution occurred in the entertainment world. Video games overpowered the existing sources of entertainment and now it has become one of the most influential industries earning in billions on daily basis. As the video games have become part of everyday life especially for teenagers, its impacts on its users is becoming a great source of concern. The most controversial topic regarding video games is whether it contributes to aggressive behavior among children or not. Extensive studies have been conducted to come to a conclusion whether...
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...Akira Kurosawa. Columbia Pictures. 1954. DVD Deresiewicz, William. "Solitude and leadership." The American Scholar (2010): 20-31.Print... Introduction The heroic cinema traditions within East Asian cultures tend to bring out altruism of society members in a bid to protect their cultures, their territories and in a way to introduce a “new” way of life or approach to their common/historic atrocities. Based on their cultural enrichment of martial arts, they take it to be the source of leadership, they way or a virtue to be emulated by the majority of the society members who value their culture, and/or would love to have certain sentiments in their life or of their descendants be cultured or remembered....
Video Games contribute to aggressive behavior among children.
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...Akira Sakamoto, Akiko Shibuya... Full 18November, Video Games contribute to aggressive behavior among children With the advent of video gamesin 1970’s, a revolution occurred in the entertainment world. Video games overpowered the existing sources of entertainment and now it has become one of the most influential industries earning in billions on daily basis. As the video games have become part of everyday life especially for teenagers, its impacts on its users is becoming a great source of concern. The most controversial topic regarding video games is whether it contributes to aggressive behavior among children or not. Extensive studies have been conducted to come to a conclusion whether video game is...
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