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Dante, Inferno, Canto II, line 7
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...Canto II, line 7 Literary work is very fundamental in the study among many and scholars. To ascertain that a literary work is vibrant, it is important to explore objective criteria. These objective criteria are always meant to ensure that literary work is vibrant and meets the required targets (Puncher 2012). First, it is important to look at the targeted group for the literary work. An author needs to ascertain the kind of audience that he wants to communicate. This has been shown vibrantly in the book Dante Inferno. When the targeted group is properly identified, the objective of the literary work will be met (Puncher 2012). It is also important to identify the information... Dante, Inferno, Canto...
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Bel canto opera: the Human condition, structure and expression
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...Canto, also known as beautiful singing, is one which is reflective of various attributes needed for an operatic piece. The use of Bel Canto from one perspective was based on the beauty of the voice and a prodigy type style which was able to magnify the opera singer talent and the approach taken toward the music. However, more importantly than this, was a sense of expression and a relationship to the human condition which was created with the singing. When looking at this style of art from different composers, it can easily be seen that the human traits are heard in the structure and other characteristics of the pieces performed. Handel’s “Theodora” The operatic work... ?Introduction The concept of Bel...
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Women's Roles in Lord Byron's Don Juan Canto I and Jane Austen's Mansfield Park
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...Canto I and Jane Austen's "Mansfield Park" The story of Don Juan that is famous all over the world is based upon ancient Spanish legend about a handsome man who falls in love with a daughter of the Seville commander, and then seduces her. After their affair becomes known to public, her father challenges him and is killed by Don Juan. As the legend states, Don Juan starts to ridicule the statue of her father and invites this statue to the feast. This statue appears there and leads Don Juan away to hell. This story has been retold thousands of times in literature of many countries, music, opera, ballet and paintings of the most famous artists of the world. "Don... Women's Roles in Lord Byron's "Don Juan"...
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Dante asks Virgil to explain the inscription over the archway into hell in canto 3. Does Virgils explanation seem adequate Does Dante heed Virgils advice What does it mean to say that hell was built by justice, wisdom, and love
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...canto 3. Does Virgil’s explanation seem adequate? Does Dante heed Virgil’s advice? What does it mean to say that hell was built by justice, wisdom, and love?  A. Dante Alighieri was born in Florence in the year 1265. His epic poem Divina Commedia, composed sometime between 1308 and 1321, is his most lasting contribution to literature (Durling 4). This epic poem begins with a section entitled “Inferno”, meaning Hell. The first two cantos describe the Dark Wood how he gets there but Canto 3 begins with these lines inscribed on Hell’s gates: Through me the way... [Insert “Abandon Every Hope, You Who Enter” Q. Dante asks Virgil to explain the inscription over the archway into hell in canto 3. Does Virgil’s...
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Compare two or more of the following treatments of the story of Odysseus/Ulysses,paying special attention to the significance of the journey itself and of Ithaca:Homer Odyssey,Tennyson Ulysses,Dante canto 16,du Bellay Heureux qui comme Ulysse
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...Canto XXVI of Dante’s Inferno is made to narrate the details of his mysterious journey. The Ulysses of Tennyson comes up with his own version. He borrows from two sources – ancient (Homer) and medieval (Dante). In this manner, he weaves a tale of social relevance to the Victorian age and also one which touches on Tennyson’s own personal life “Tennyson acknowledged a strong autobiographical context for this poem. It was written at the same period in which he was struggling with the loss of Arthur... A Comparative Study Between Homer’s Odysseus & and Tennyson’s Ulysses “Ulysses is the Greek form of the of the hero called in Latin Ulixes andlater Ulysses. In Greek legend, he was king of Mhaca, one of...
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Dante: Divine Comedy
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...Canto as an introduction to the Inferno as well as to the Divine Comedy as a whole, one comes to realize that Dante had imperative idea about several crucial topics of the time such as love, politics (including the Church/Pope), courtly life, search for knowledge, and betrayal etc. It is mainly due to such an essential treatment of the different issues in the most convincing way that the author of Divine Comedy, along with the epic, lives in the minds... Dante: Divine Comedy Dante Alighieri’s (1265-1321) Divine Comedy has been considered as the single most fundamental epic poem of Italian literature and the prominence of this illustrious piece has crossed the boundaries of the land, people, and literatur...
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Orlando's madness in Orlando Furioso
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...Canto 34, 62). His love for Angelica, the pagan princess, had driven him mad and in his... ? 7 July After losing his wit, Orlando, who was the greatest knight of Charlemagne was punished. The Evangelist, St. John, who had confided in Astolfo narrated the reason of Orlando’s punishment saying that he had compromised upon what was right in order to pursue his evil dreams. Instead of supporting his Emperor in his fight against the infidel, Orlando had chased the graceful pagan princess. It was St. John’s deep desire to have Astolfo learn that, “Your Orlando has misappropriated the standard committed to him, and God is punishing him---for He is harshest against those He most loves, when they offend Him”...
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Dante's Devine Comedy
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...Canto 8) and (Inferno: Canto 24) and shows that the former is relegated to hell because of personal animosity that the author Dante has against this person, while the latter suffers this fate for reasons that the Catholic Church of the time would have approved. Dante and Virgil encounter a nameless character while travelling through the Inferno in their boat and it is significant... ?Dante’s Divine Comedy The figure of Dante who roams through the infernal reaches of hell encounters a number of characters who endure terrible suffering, apparently because of sins which they have committed during their lives on earth. This paper examines the depiction of two such characters, Filippo Argenti (Inferno: Canto...
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Orlando's madness in Orlando Furioso
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...Canto 34, 62). His love for Angelica, the pagan princess, had driven him mad and in his... 7 July After losing his wit, Orlando, who was the greatest knight of Charlemagne waspunished. The Evangelist, St. John, who had confided in Astolfo narrated the reason of Orlando’s punishment saying that he had compromised upon what was right in order to pursue his evil dreams. Instead of supporting his Emperor in his fight against the infidel, Orlando had chased the graceful pagan princess. It was St. John’s deep desire to have Astolfo learn that, “Your Orlando has misappropriated the standard committed to him, and God is punishing him---for He is harshest against those He most loves, when they offend Him” (Canto ...
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The inferno
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...Canto X). b. The old man in the seventh circle of hell “looks at Rome as if his mirror. His head is formed of fine gold, and pure silver are his arms and breast; then he is of brass far as to the fork. From there downward he is all of chosen iron, save... Cruxes are ambiguities in a text that needs to be interpreted by the reader. Dante’s Inferno is full of allegory; there are several passages in his work that can be interpreted in several ways. Some of the passages that have veiled meanings or have an elaborate meaning are: a. "That through the impious circles turnest me, according to thy pleasure, speak to me and satisfy my desires. The folk that are lying in the sepulchres, can they be seen?” (Cant...
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Essay on Dante's Inferno
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...Canto I, lines 79-130) Somehow, being a modest and virtuous person, during his life on earth, Virgil has been imposed with slightest torture in the hell along with other poets and philosophers of ancient and medieval era including great poet of all... Module Module ID: Dante’s Inferno Fourteenth century Italian poet Dante Alighieri has depicted his detailed journey into the hell out of his imagination, religious belief and information he had gathered during his study of the life Hereinafter in his work under the title “Divine Comedy.” The journey actually reflects the tales he had listened to from his elders and religious mentors, which describes the pains and sufferings inflicted upon the individuals...
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Poems
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...canto in which they appear. In this paper Iintend to trace, in close detail, the language of several of the stanzas of Canto The Second of Byron's Don Juan (1819-1824) and relate them to the wider context of the canto and see how that illustrates some of the factors of Byron's work and opinions. I will also bring into the frame of reference some biographical details and some relevant material from his letters, which will help to substantiate some of the meaning in his work. Principally this paper will concern itself with the themes and imagery to be understood and deciphered from Byron's use... Offer a close reading of a few stanzas of Byron's "Don Juan" and relate them to the wider context of the canto...
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The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser
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...Canto, Queen Elizabeth is represented by the Faerie Queene, Gloriana. Queen Elizabeth and the Faerie Queene both shared in common their rule over their people. They each had a power and a force that made others hasten to obey them. Furthermore, each person had been able to give lessons and unwillingly, for lack of better word, teach those that obeyed their rule; this can be especially seen in the first Canto, in which the Faerie Queene taught the Knight a few things to bear in mind when handling the Faerie Queene. The political context is also related to the rule of Queen Elizabeth. The greatest comparison... The Faerie Queene In The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser, in the first book and the first...
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Dante
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...Canto 19 Dante asserts that the church as a body is corrupt. The pope received contribution and deceived the church by taking bribes or selling people the way to heaven. With this, the church is greedy and materialistic. On the other hand, the pope was using his power to involve himself in politics. He offers his counselor certainty into heaven to advise him on the matter dealing with the Colonnas where it caused bloodshed. The church should act with spiritual matter and not interfere with political affairs and caused violence. 2. In Inferno 30 Dante’s presents Master Adam among the Falsifiers. Describe the associations employed by the poet to emphasize... Religious and political issues in Canto 19...
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Dante's Inferno
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...Canto XX. Dante again falls prey to pity for the magicians and fortune-tellers who claimed they could see they future. He sees them... important and yet very hard to understand—there is a real pride when Dante finally grasps it. A further example of Virgil's frustration is in Canto XXIX when Dante lingers to speak to a relative. Virgil is quick to rebuke: “Let not compassion for his woes detain they pensive soul” (Dante, 268). Again, compassion for the dead causes Virgil to be irritated with Dante, and they press quickly on. Virgil knows they have limited time and that Dante would stop to speak to everyone if he could, his curiosity so great. A final, similar instance of...
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The Divine Comedy
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...Canto 19 Dante asserts that the church as a body is corrupt. The pope received contribution and deceived the church by taking bribes or selling people the way to heaven. With this, the church is greedy and materialistic. On the other hand, the pope was using his power to involve himself in politics. He offers his counselor certainty into heaven to advise him on the matter dealing with the Colonnas where it caused bloodshed. The church should act with spiritual matter and not interfere with political affairs and caused violence. 2. In Inferno 30 Dante's presents Master Adam among the Falsifiers. Describe the associations employed by the poet to emphasize... Religious and political issues in Canto 19...
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Financial Markets Assignment
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...Canto and Arthur B. Laffer Theory and common experience postulate that general economic factors impact stock prices in the aggregate. These same factors can have substantially different effects, depending on the size, location... Financial Markets Paper Assignment Introduction A large number of different assets exist into which a saver can invest cash not currently needed, and investors must choose what combination best suits their needs. Because more money is considered to bring more happiness or utility, investors generally seek to maximize the return on their investments. Although maximizing investor returns and wealth is usually assumed to increase an individual's happiness or utility, the marginal...
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Privacy
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...Canto-Sperber, 2004). People can embrace the new developments of computers without fear... Computer Ethics Insert Computer Ethics According to Debora, the increase in computers is causing more harm than good in terms of social issues. She explains that privacy in the social aspect should relate to social good in its own right (Johnson, 1993). Most people feel that privacy only affects people who have issues to hide from their friends. This is however untrue. Information to a person may be wrong in many ways (Langford, 2009). A person can decide on issues where incorrect information is saved although they may not be able to completely erase the information from the database, which stores it. Numerous...
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Examine the relationship between Lord Byron and his poetic protagonist Childe Harold
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...cantos written in Spenserian stanzas... Is Childe Harold an extension of Lord Byron’s personality? Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage is Lord Byron’s longest narrative poem published between 1812 and 1818. It describes the travels and reflections of a world-weary young man looking for distraction in foreign lands. The title comes from the term childe, a medieval title for a young man who was a candidate for knighthood. (Wikipedia) George Gordon Noel Byron was born on 22 January 1788 in London.  He was among the most famous of the English Romantic poets; his contemporaries included Percy Shelley and John Keats.  He was also a satirist whose poetry and personality captured the imagination of Europe.  (The Life o...
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Childe Harolds Pilgrimage by Lord Byron
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...cantos written in Spenserian stanzas. This consists... Is Childe Harold an extension of Lord Byron's personality Childe Harold's Pilgrimage is Lord Byron's longest narrative poem published between 1812 and 1818. It describes the travels and reflections of a world-weary young man looking for distraction in foreign lands. The title comes from the term childe, a medieval title for a young man who was a candidate for knighthood. (Wikipedia) George Gordon Noel Byron was born on 22 January 1788 in London. He was among the most famous of the English 'Romantic' poets; his contemporaries included Percy Shelley and John Keats. He was also a satirist whose poetry and personality captured the imagination of Europe...
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Giovanni Carestini
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...canto and the school of his first Rome teacher, Bernacchi. It is known that Bernacchi and Porpora were the most famous bel canto teachers of the 18th century, and George Friederic Handel was one of the most passionate adherents of its principles in creating of his operas. In fact, operas were the brightest... Great Singers of Baroque Era: Giovanni Carestini s Music Baroque era has left remarkable traces in the world’s cultural history, and the impact it has produced on evolution of music is extremely difficult to overestimate, in particular. Having come to replace Renaissance epoch, Baroque brought abundance of new tendencies in music composition and performance as well as many extremely talented...
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Hui 325 E1
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...Canto IX, just before dawn as Dante sleeps outside the gates of Purgatory. The eagle snatches him and soars upwards. This symbolizes... Symbolism of the dreams in Dante’s works In La Vita Nouva, Dante dreams that he is led to Beatrice Portinari’s deathbed, whom he had undying love for. While he stands looking over Beatrice, two figures in green hold a canopy over her. An angel in red holds Dante’s hand and leans forward to kiss Beatrice. The dream symbolizes the transition between life and death. It shows that there are two worlds, one of the living and one of the dead. It symbolizes that angels are the links between the two worlds. When the angel holds Dante’s hand, it signifies hope. It symbolizes...
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Dantes Portrayal of Church Rituals in Purgatorio
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...Canto II, line 45). Moreover, these activities are extremely positive expression of the way that the church should be since it brings about the redemption of sinners in Purgatorio. However, it is also a criticism of how the church has developed in the world through the numerous scandals that it has had to undergo as well as the massive corruption within it. The church during Dante’s time was immersed in the politics of Europe and it was increasingly failing to take care of the people who really needed it; the sinners. Through... Dante’s Portrayal of Church Rituals in Purgatorio Church ritual is an important aspect of Dante’s Purgatorio because it allows for the development of an essentially feudal...
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Evaluation of Classical tradition in Dante's journey through Hell to salvation
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...Canto IV talks about the difficult climb to a mountain. Dante employed a large variety of mythological and ancient literary elements ranging from Centaurs to monsters as Minos, Cerberus, Plutus and Geryon. He even incorporates mythological places like the rivers Acheron and Astyx. These were all adopted from the main contributors of the Greek and Roman mythology. Author Craig Kallendorf maintains that, Whereas Dantes philosophical prose followed the model of Cicero, the inspiration for this epic allegory derived from Virgils Aeneid, and in particular... An Analysis of Dante’s The Divine Comedy The values portrayed by the elements and creatures mentioned in Dante’s Divine Comedy as he journeys through...
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Mythological Creatures from Dantes Inferno
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...Canto 8, where “more than a thousand devils bar their entrance. Since hostility and unwillingness to co-operate are defining traits of infernal creatures, Dante and Virgil are not surprised that their progress has been impeded once again. The first creature to block their way was Charon, followed by the infernal judge Minos. In both of these cases the opposition... Mythological Creatures from Dante’s Inferno The Inferno (Hell) is the first part of The Divine Comedy, followed by the Purgatorio (Purgatory) and Paradiso (Heaven). It is a classic Christian theological text that uses strong poetic imagination and allegorical allusion. Though originally written in Italian between 1308 and 1321 AD, the work is ...
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Dante in 2011
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...Canto XI). For someone today to understand why this is funny or representative, they would have to understand things like... ? Dante’s Divine Comedy is both one of the most respected and one of the most mocked works of literature in the past several hundred years. It is well respected for its structure and clever satire while being made fun of because of its religious content. I believe that its main problem is not that it is too religious or that it is too politically insensitive, but rather than a large part of the entertainment value of this work is that it makes fun of the people living at the time. Even though people can “get” the way in which it is clever they will still never enjoy it as much as...
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Dantes Inferno
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...Canto I which roughly approximates Dante's terceted stanzas: In the middle of the journey of our life I found myself astray in a dark wood where the straight... Running Head: DANTE'S INFERNO Dante's Inferno of Dante's Inferno This paper will trace the instances in Dante's Inferno in which Virgil becomes impatient or so to say even offended with Dante. This paper will elaborate certain examples from the text and examine errors of judgments committed by Dante. On the other hand, it will also cover and discuss Virgil's responses to these errors. It will justify that those errors were necessary for Dante's education and learning. Unifying the Inferno's babble of syntaxes, its spit-fire diction shifts, are i...
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Dante And Virgil
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...Canto IV where Dante and Virgil meet the great Greek philosophers such as Socrates, Plato and Lucan. These philosophers are in the first level of hell which is really more like a purgatory. Because they were born before the birth of Christianity, they did not have the opportunity to recognize Christ as their Lord and Savior so they live in a state of Limbo. When alive, they dedicated their lives to wisdom and thought rather than religion and did not have the foresight that the patriarchs of the Old Testament had in embracing faith that one day He would come. As a result, their afterlife is a world in which reason provides some illumination, but the atmosphere is mostly...
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The inferno
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...Canto V, and of Count Ugolino della Gherardesca in Canto XXXIII. As shown in the text, the two tales have different premises, wherein the two lovers were sent... ?Dante Alighieri’s The Inferno Dante Alighieri’s The Inferno is one of the three books of The Divine Comedy, the other two being The Purgatorio and The Paradiso. The Inferno can be seen as Dante’s spiritual voyage in search of the gateway to righteousness, as the settings in the beginning imply that he is currently lost in sin, in the form of a darkened forest without any trace of a straight path (I. 2). Upon meeting the dead poet Virgil, they both embarked on a journey into the depths of hell, wherein during such voyage Dante (the poet) can be...
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Divine Comedy
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...Canto 34 of the Inferno, we are shown Lucifer turned upside down, with his head pointing to the Earth and his legs pointing skywards. That is because when he was cast out of Heaven he plunged down wards on his head, into the hemisphere opposite the earth. But his fall upset the order of universe, and land moved to the hemisphere of sin, as compared to its original place in the hemisphere of innocence. He is depicted with three faces in an apparent reference to Trinity, but in his person it becomes a mockery of this holy ideal. References Divine Comedy: Inferno. A Study Help http://www.gicas.net/inferno.html Pier della...
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The Development of the Italian Opera in the 19th Century
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...Canto and the Cabaletta.2 Highly prerogative stories insisting patriotism or pious life style started to give way to modern day realistic stories and romantic stories. Humor started to gain major attention in the opera stages. The first half of the 19th century saw the peak of the Bel Canto style. Developed and made famous by Rossini, this style was epitomized by Donizetti and Bellini during their period. The ‘golden age’ of the Italian opera started at mid 19th century. The Five starts of the Golden age Gioacchino... The Development of the Italian Opera in the 19th Century Abstract Opera is an Italian word meaning "work". True to its definition Opera integrates all forms of art works from music and s...
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Music Questions
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...canto, castrato, leit motif, libretto composer and singer, composer... Music Questions Page of 3 Music 101 ___________________ Final Exam ____________________ Match the Composer Example: Purcell, Didoand Aenaes Basso Continuo, Chamber orchestra Baroque opera Period: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Contemporary 1. Country composer is from B. Name Musical Works C. Period this composer wrote Characteristics of Music Works: Characteristics Historical Period I. Bernstein dance to tell the story West Side Story Contemporary II. Gershwin Recitative ...
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Harlem Renaissance Poets
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...canto of the divine comedy with a single line that completes the rhyme scheme having a second line... of the preceding tercet as the end line. On his part, Virgil through his poems has also contributed much to the Harlem Renaissance. His experienced as Cuban refugee and a Cuban-American has influenced many people their daily lives. In addition, his work has been included in many anthologies, which include Paper Dance: 55 Latino poets (2002). 2. Identify the elements in each of their poems in which you see evidence of the “double-consciousness” being expressed by each author It is not easy to imagine the composition of the Inferno, Canto I as having its beginning in such a...
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An Analysis of Patriotism in Dante' s Inferno
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...Canto 10.7-9). A further example within the same canto is when Dante meets a Florentine Ghibilline named Farinata degli Uberti. Their conversation begins with an intimate first question, "Who were your ancestors?" (10.42). This structuring of dialogue highlights the powerful link between family and political affiliation during Dante’s lifetime. When Dante recounts to Farinata the events which have transpired since his death, he states, "If they were driven out they still returned, both times, from every quarter; but yours were never quick to learn that art" (10.49-51). Within the same dialogue, Dante recounts his own... ?RUNNING HEAD: Dante and Patriotism An Analysis of Patriotism in Dante’s Inferno...
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Compare differences of history and performance styles between Italian opera and Chinese opera
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...canto vs. Chinese folk singing Bel canto opera points to the early decades of Italian... COMPARISON OF HISTORY AND PERFORMANCE STYLES BETWEEN ITALIAN OPERA AND CHINESE OPERA By Location Introduction Opera is often described as an exotic and irrational entertainment that has always been combated and prevailed in the society. It has a feasible addition to leisure and can survive the arrows and slings of outrageous misfortune (Fredman, et al., 2004, p. 1). Originally, the word Opera did not have any connection to music but later came to mean the fusion of text and music in a dramatic setting. The actual designation of the term Opera was noted by an English diarist, John Evelyn in 1644 during a visit to Ita...
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The importance of the quest in Homer's Odyssey and Dante's The Inferno
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...Canto XIV, lines 18-24) The Divine Comedy, written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and 1321, comprises the three canticas, the first of which is the "inferno" or the Hell. The journey starts from the middle and hence is an ideal media res structure, when Virgil guides the poet, hardened in sin. A Pilgrim's Progress begins with a Bunyanesque Christian... "Of naked spirits many a flock I saw, All weeping piteously, to different laws ed; for on earth some lay supine, Some crouching close were seated, others placed Incessantly around; the latter tribe More numerous, those fewer who beneath The torment lay, but louder in their grief" (Translated by H.F Cary, Dante, "The Inferno", Canto XI...
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...cantos of “The Corsair” tell the story of a pirate chief named Conrad. The poem opens with Conrad on his pirate island, described in terms that convey the sort of haunted, lonely and powerfully attractive man that typifies Byron’s writing. “That man of loneliness and mystery / Scarce seen to smile, and seldom heard to sigh; / Whose name appals the fiercest of his crew, / And tints each swarthy cheek with sallower hue” (I, viii, 5-8). This type of character is often... Lord Byron’s “The Corsair” Although the Romantic Period would seem to be so d because of an unusualfascination with stories of love and what we consider ‘romance’ today, the actual literary movement was characterized by a complete...
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Purgatorin - Key Instructions Received by Dante
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...Canto III: 34-36). Reason gives rise to spiritual hunger, as it has limitations. Man can employ reason to control sins: "...the innate counsel of your Reason/ must surely guard the threshold of your consent" (Canto XVIII: 62-63). Man can freely sin and also make the choice of not sinning. But the reason has the power to distinguish, "the light of reason still tells right from wrong" (Canto XVI: 75).Mind-level calculations of arguments and counter-arguments lead... Essay, World Literature Topic: Purgatorio—key instructions received by Dante. These are some of the instructions received by Dante: It is not possible to apply reasoning to "learn... the boundless orbit of Three Persons in One Substance"...
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Outsourcing Is the American Way
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...Canto argues that America and its corporations benefit far more from outsourcing than we are led to believe. There would be a lot of retaliation going on if there were no outsourcing present. However, Lou Dobbs, conservative former anchor on CNN, says that “the chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers couldn't go beyond saying outsourcing is ‘probably’ a plus for our economy, ‘in the long run.’ The problem is, there's no empirical evidence to support that position.”1 Without a doubt, the U.S. probably benefits from outsourcing more than dissenters argue from the opposite viewpoint. Although the issue is that outsourcing exports jobs, it actually...  Outsourcing Is the American Way C...
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The Role of Women in The Divine Comedy
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...Canto that has a unique expression referring to the Blessed Virgin Mary as “O virgin... Role of women in the Divine Comedy Indeed, Dante portrays the role of women in the inferno, the Purgatorio, and Paradiso phases. Dante mainly concentrates on two women Beatrice the lady he loved but got married to another man and died beside the Virgin Mary mother of Jesus. Dante extensively describes the role of the two women as caring, companion, mediator, and sympathetic role while in his journey to Paradiso. The caring role played by Beatrice and Mary on behalf of Dante portrays itself in the inferno and Paradiso level. Dante describes to the reader how the inferno that was the hell was not a pleasant place as th...
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Thousand and one Nights and Inferno
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...Canto explain the fact that God was pushed to create hell so that the sinful individuals would burn there. According to the book, we note that hell was created to punish sins and the sustainability of hells punishments indicates on the divine perfection that all the sin violate. Dante portrays various cultural aspects and messages... Thousand and One Nights and The Inferno How culture is represented through religious or philosophical ideas in literature Various aspects of culture are usually represented in Thousands and One Nights and Inferno. The Thousand and One Night is referred by many individuals as the Arabian nights and it focuses on the formation of the Islamic milieu. The text usually focuses on ...
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Dante's Inferno
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...Canto I serve as the introduction of the poem which is the narrator’s journey to the unknown. In his journey, he... Punishment and Hell Based on Dante’s Inferno Dante’s greatest work was the epic poem The Divine Comedy (completed in 1321). It includes three sections: Inferno, in which the great classical poet Virgil leads Dante on a trip through hell; Purgatorio, in which Virgil leads Dante up the mountain of purification; and Paradiso, in which Dante travels through heaven. The primary theme of the poem is sin and punishment. Every sin committed has its corresponding consequence as it was emphasized in the contrapasso which demonstrated that connection between sin and punishment (Reverius 2002). ...
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Lescol XL for Reduction of Cholesterol
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...Canto, J.G., and Iskandrian, A.E., 2003). It is very typical for these patients to have a high total... LESCOL XL for Reduction of Cholesterol Introduction: Lescol XL is chemically fluvastatin sodium extended release tablet equivalent to 80 mg of fluvastatin for oral administration. It is chemically a water soluble agent and very much hygroscopic in nature. The empiric formula of this drug is C24H25FNO4-Na, and it is therapeutically used as an adjunct to diet to reduce total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein, triglycerides, and Apo-B levels in hypercholesterolemia and mixed dyslipidemia. While these therapeutic effects are mediated through its action to inhibit 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A...
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Kristervas concept of Intertextuality
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...Canto One, with all those amusing birds and parhelia, occupies thirteen cards. Canto Two, your favorite, and that shockingtour de force, Canto Three, are identical in length (334 lines) . . . a methodical man, John Shade usually copied out his daily quota of completed lines at midnight but even if he recopied them later, as I suspect he sometimes did, he marked his card or cards not with the date of his final adjustment, but with that of his Corrected Draft... Each text is haunted by the others, the earlier by the later, the later by the earlier Intertextuality is a ghost effect.' Discuss The intertextuality of two novels as apparently unique as James Joyce's Ulysses and Vladimir Nabokov's Pale...
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Primo Levi Suvival in Auschwitz
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...Canto of Ulysses" he finds another connection to the outside world, where he once learned poetry. In the Lager, one does... Your Number 18 December 2006 Survival in Auschwitz Primo Levi expects to die at any given moment upon his capture, and yet he takes what steps he can to ensure his survival and to take pleasure where it can be found. All around him, others with greater determination to live are doing likewise, and sometimes stooping to means that may seem despicable. Some live; some die. Often, there is no indication of which category a man falls into until after he is gone. In Survival in Auschwitz, survival, while ultimately requiring a degree of luck, is based equally on resourcefulness, social...
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Literature is Edcation for The Soul
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...Canto IV, the first circle of Hell, limbo as my selection . I don’t know whether I would have been as disturbed by what I read if I not read the Bible, and was not so interested in the spiritual world already. When I read through the selection, I tried to put myself in Dante’s place. If I had the chance to take a tour, with a tour guide through Hell, would I live life differently... Educating the Soul, the Role of Literature Literature is the art of the written word. It can be complex and meaningful, telling the story of an individual’s journey, relating a specific event, discussing an intellectual puzzle or informing of unknown facts. These are examples of the forms that literature can take, and the...
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18th century Satire in British Literature Particularly in Alexander Popes The Rape of the Lock and Jonathan Swifts Gullivers Travels
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...Canto II, although Pope somehow praises the beauty and elegance of Belinda, he does not fail to indicate that she possesses objects of luxury which all equate to beauty: “on her white Breast a sparkling Cross she wore” and just like in Canto I, where she is mentioned to possess “Puffs, Powders, Patches, Bibles, Billet-doux” (Pope, The Rape of the Lock 2004). In Canto II, the Baron is also mentioned to own altar, three garters and half a pair of gloves as well as “trophies of his former loves” (Pope, The Rape of the Lock 2004). This pomp and grandeur that both... ?No Writing is Good that Does not Tend to Better Mankind in Some Way or Other: 18th century Satire in British Literature Particularly in...
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Men, friendship and companionship in Divine Comedy
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...canto of the Inferno, Virgil is announced as not only the most respected of all the poets but also the pilgrim's personal master and author. In Inferno 1.86-87 Dante says; "You alone are he from whom I took the fair style that has done me honor (Highbeam 2006)". Dante clearly shows his indebtedness to Virgil in canto after canto, as both pilgrim... Men, friendship and companionship in Divine Comedy Dante's The Divine Comedy, written in the first person, tells of the poet's journey through the realm of afterlife: Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise. In this journey, Dante uses the Roman poet Virgil (Vergilius) as a character in his work who acts as Dante's guide through the Inferno and Purgatorio. Dante...
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Naccobus
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...Canto-Sáenz is the ninth important source that has been selected in this study. This source of information gives an overview of the various hosts of N.aberrans. Canto-Sáenz gives a list of all the botanical families and the host species totaling to 84 cultivated plant species and 18 plant species... that are not cultivated. This reveals that Nacobbus aberrans has a wide range of host with some been cultivating plants while other non cultivated. The wide ranges of weed hosts form an important reservoir for infection. From the list that is contained in Canto-Sáenz one can be able to fully identify and understand the various hosts of N. aberrans and therefore be able to know...
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The Divine Comedy. The World Structure and The Role of Virgil
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...Canto XX who are forced to walk with their heads turned back. The punishments are arranged according to the severity of crime, descending into the depth and ending with the frozen circle, like in other medieval... Religion and Theology 29 November The Divine Comedy In the poetry of Middle Ages, Dante is an incomparable case of almost discipular attitude towards his Classic predecessor, Virgil (Curtius 358). Yet as a Christian addressing such important issue as afterlife, Dante could not follow the entire Virgil’s vision. Thus, there are at least 3 dimensions of Dante’s relationship with Ancient Greek and Roman culture: the poetical one, that is, the influence of the language and symbolism of the...
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