"Maestro" Essays and Research Papers

  • Maestro

    The composers of the novel Maestro by Peter Goldsworthy and the film Pleasantville by Gary Ross are both successful in conveying their purpose through the use of distinctively visual images. In Maestro, it is clearly evident through Goldsworthy’s use of a memoir styled novel, the reader can see Paul’s (the protagonist’s) journey to a changed in perception after maturity has been accomplished. Goldsworthy reveals his purpose through his distinctively visual portrayals of Eduard Keller, Paul’s music...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Change, Experience 925  Words | 3  Pages

  • Maestro - He Was the Worst Possible Teacher for Me

    ‘He was the worst possible teacher for me.’ Do you agree? Teachers are an essential elements of any society, and although their actions and intention are often positive there are nevertheless scenarios in which they fail at their task. Within ‘Maestro’, Peter Goldsworthy portrays how a teacher can have both positive and negative effects on their pupil, how they can succeed in one element and wane in another. In some respects, Paul Crabbe’s teacher, Eduard Keller, has a devastating effect on his...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Maestro, Miles Franklin Award 1077  Words | 3  Pages

  • Flora

    In the fictional memoir,Maestro, Peter Goldworthy illustrates the impossibility of reaching perfection. The protagonist, Paul Crabbe, uses ten years to fulfill his dream of becoming a concert pianist, but ultimately only to become an academic in Melbourne. His failure is caused by his flawed personality and his inherent human limitation. Paul’s teacher, Eduard Keller, the ‘maestro’, is a damaged individual. His high status in music does not give him a perfect life, as his wife and son are killed...

    Accept, Anna Goldsworthy, Maestro 939  Words | 3  Pages

  • How my understanding of "Searching for Identity" has been shaped by Tim Winton's short stories 'Abbreviation' and 'Damaged Goods', and by the novel 'Maestro' by Peter Goldsworthy.

    love, life and identity. Another story which has shaped my understanding of “Searching for Identity” is ‘Maestro’ by Peter Goldsworthy. Goldsworthy takes on the persona of a young boy by the name of Paul Crabbe, who is taught piano by his teacher (or maestro) Eduard Keller. Although Paul initially does not appreciate his teacher, by the end of the novel he grows to value him dearly. ‘Maestro’ is an excellent exploration of the experiences necessary for personal growth and the attainment of self-knowledge...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Concept, Maestro 1374  Words | 4  Pages

  • Knowledge Management Mastercard

    and wireless payment options of today, MasterCard Worldwide has led the industry, driving this evolution. MasterCard works in a three channel method. Those 3 channels are: Franchisor, Processor and Consultant. In the Franchisor channel, products such as Maestro®, Cirrus® and MasterCard® PayPass™ appear. With those products, the company affects more than 32 million establishments. The processor area makes operation with other companies and partners around the world in a simple and smart way. The big key...

    Bookkeeping, Citibank, Credit card 1626  Words | 6  Pages

  • Mr Sunil

    removed and securely destroyed when a payment is first attempted) Section 8 – Payment Details I authorise you to debit my account with the examination fee as detailed on the MRCP(UK) website. All of the following fields are mandatory. Card Type – Maestro Card Number Security Number (the last three numbers on the back of your card) Start Date (if applicable) Issue Number (if applicable) Cardholder Name __________________________________________________________________________ Signature______________________________________________...

    Cheque, Credit card, Debit card 1619  Words | 6  Pages

  • ‘Everything Grew Larger Than Life in the Steamy Hothouse of Darwin and the People Were No Exception.’ How Important Is Place in This Novel?

    ‘Everything grew larger than life in the steamy hothouse of Darwin and the people were no exception.’ How important is place in this novel? Peter Goldsworthy’s Maestro demonstrates the importance of setting in understanding characters such as the protagonists Paul Crabbe and Eduard Keller. Written in a retrospective narrative from Paul Crabbe’s point of view and how the settings of ‘steamy’ Darwin, ‘suburban’ Adelaide and ‘hypocritical’ Vienna affected him. Upon moving from Adelaide to Darwin...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Character, Maestro 842  Words | 3  Pages

  • Piano and Maestro

    The novel Maestro, written by Peter Goldsworthy is set in Darwin. When Paul Crabbe first moves to Darwin, the idea of learning the piano from Eduard Keller doesn't seem to good and idea, after his first visit. Eduard Keller also known as the ‘Maestro' is a strange character in the novel. Paul is portrayed in the beginning of the novel as a young and innocent fifteen year old from South Australia. Mr. And Mrs. Crabbe are the loving and supporting parents of Paul who have gone to much trouble simply...

    Anna Goldsworthy, English-language films, Invention 468  Words | 2  Pages

  • Maestro Sucess

    would have been truly knowing and accepting a great man, Keller while he was alive and also bettering his music. However these characters allowed for their pride and arrogance to block their ability to succeed. Peter Goldsworthy’s reflective memoir ‘Maestro’, demonstrates how being too proud and conceited can stop one from achieving. Paul struggles to improve his music to the highest standard possible, due to his belief that no one can teach him any more than what he already knows. In the novel Goldsworthy...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Jerry Seinfeld, Maestro 618  Words | 2  Pages

  • Maestro Essay

    2011 HSC exam question on Maestro "In what ways are people and their experiences brought to life through the distinctively visual? In your response, make detailed reference to your prescribed text and at least ONE other related text of your choosing." Visually distinctive language allows authors to create characters and bring them to life in a way which makes them relatable and believable to their audience. In the fiction novel "Maestro" by Peter Goldsworthy and in the poem "The Shearer's Wife"...

    1951 births, Anna Goldsworthy, Language 784  Words | 2  Pages

  • Maestro and B.I.S.P

    What aspects in “Maestro” and a related text make it distinctly visual? Through studying and analysing ‘Maestro’, written by Peter Goldsworthy, and by viewing and analysing the film ‘The Boy in Striped Pyjamas directed by Mike Herman, it is evident that the composers of these texts allow the audience to see distinctive experiences with our eyes as well as with our minds through distinctively visual. Childhood innocence is only lost after suffering which in turn allows for maturity to come through...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Childhood, Darwin Island 800  Words | 2  Pages

  • Paul Is Arrogant. Discuss.

    In Peter Goldsworthy’s novel Maestro, the main character Paul Crabbe who is a young adolescent that narrates the story in two time-spaces as a memoir. First we see him when he is a self-absorbed, selfish arrogant teenager and then when he has matured into a young man. Paul was one of the teenagers that had the feeling of being invincible and believing that he was better than everyone else around him, this being shown through the immaturity, self-absorption and selfishness of him. This image of...

    Adolescence, Anna Goldsworthy, Maestro 673  Words | 2  Pages

  • Plastic Money

    $208.283 billion. However, the figures do not include the volumes of Cirrus and Maestro - the debit card issued by MasterCard. The total number of debit cards issued in the country for the period was at 82.99 lakh. Of this Visa Electron issuances were 49.13 lakh, while Maestro issuances were 33.86 lakh. The total volumes through the debit cards for the country stood at $3.550 billion of which Maestro volumes were at $1.115 billion with the remaining volumes with Visa. However, the purchases...

    ATM card, Credit card, Debit card 518  Words | 2  Pages

  • Maestro

    Interesting characters, settings and key events are conveyed by the distinctly visual; ‘Maestro’ written by Peter Goldsworthy conveys multiple interceptions of mind twisting plots through the actions of main characters Paul Crabbe and Edward Keller. Paul is a young boy who has intentions to begin piano lessons with professional piano teacher, Keller. We get a strong visual of Keller’s physical appearance in the very beginning of the novel as Paul describes him in immense detail, “The red glow...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Peter Goldsworthy, The Reader 1361  Words | 4  Pages

  • Maestro

    Through the use of distinctively visual images, composers are able to add depths and complexity to the characters within their respective texts in a way that shapes and deepen their responder’s perceptions of these characters. In the postmodern novel “Maestro” by Peter Goldsworthy, distinctively visual images is used to convey Edward Keller’s traumatic and shady past, allowing the audience to perceive his distressing past experiences with greater depth and clarity. Additionally, Goldsworthy uses distinctively...

    Grammatical tense, Music, Past tense 926  Words | 3  Pages

  • Maestro Essay

    Maestro Essay- Half Yearly Distinctively visual is language that is used to help the reader visualise what the author is trying to create. The language techniques help to give visualisation too. Certain elements are used to help create a distinctive and effective visual impact in Maestro written by Peter Goldsworthy and in the poem Island Man by Grace Nichols. These text explore isolation and the human condition on characters. Peter Goldsworthy uses important elements to create a distinctive and...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Caribbean, Caribbean Sea 906  Words | 3  Pages

  • Maestro Analysis

    Maestro Analysis- Eduard Keller Character Development- First impressions? Misleading, of course. As always. But unforgettable; the red glow of his face - a boozer's incandescent glow. The pitted, sun-coarsened skin - a cheap, ruined leather. And the eyes: an old man's moist, wobbling jellies. But then…the suit: white linen, freshly pressed. And - absurdly in that climate - the stiff collar and tie. 'Herr Keller?' (Page 3) The introductory paragraph of the novel is of great significance...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Fiction, First-person narrative 1186  Words | 4  Pages

  • Maestro Essay

    Maestro Essay Discuss the ways that composers of text use distinctively visual elements to convey ideas in their texts. Distinctively visual elements convey concepts and ideas presented by composers in texts which are expressed through the construction of writing within a novel or through symbolic artworks. In the novel ‘Maestro’ by Peter Goldsworthy and the sand art performance by Kseniya Simonova, distinctively visual images are generated thorough various techniques which convey the concepts...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Concept, Keller, Texas 1062  Words | 3  Pages

  • Maestro Essay

    It has become apparent through the study of ‘Maestro’ by Peter Goldsworthy and Don McLean’s song ‘Starry Night’ that composers use a variety of distinctively visual images to comment on the cultural, historical and emotional values of society. Through the use of various written techniques that convey visual representations, both composers have shaped meaning for their audiences. Goldsworthy and McLean utilise a myriad of language techniques for instance metaphors, repetition, oxymoron’s and juxtaposition...

    Albert Boime, Arles, Metaphor 1138  Words | 3  Pages

  • Maestro

    Discuss how the distinctively visual conveys distinctive experiences in Maestro and one other text of your own choosing. Peter Goldsworthy has created distinctively visual images which convey distinctive experiences in Maestro. The features of the experiences in Maestro include the development of Paul’s relationship with Keller, the things Paul learns about himself and the place in developing Paul’s understanding of himself and Keller. Paul’s learning life as well as music is on image that Peter...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Developmental psychology, Distinction 491  Words | 2  Pages

  • Maestro Notes

    Introduction Maestro was the first novel published by Peter Goldsworthy in 1989. Goldsworthy grew up in various areas of Australia completing his secondary education in Darwin. He graduated in Medicine from the University of Adelaide in 1974. Goldsworthy has been awarded various awards in literature and stage craft and has composed not only in the prose form but also in the poetic form and as a music composer for the stage. Syllabus Requirements The HSC syllabus [pic], texts prescription list [pic] and rubric [pic] require...

    Culture, High culture, Music 2196  Words | 7  Pages

  • Maestro Practice Essay

    Maestro Practice Essay Prompt: ‘In ‘Maestro’, neither Paul nor Keller are wholly admirable characters’ In the novelMaestro’, Paul and Her Keller are not wholly praiseworthy characters. While Paul and Her Keller are considered to have many commendable qualities, neither one of them are presented in a fully positive light, they are also revealed to have similar negative characteristics. Goldsworthy’s book depicts this as it shows the arrogance of both Keller and Paul. Criticality is also one of...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Critical thinking, Novel 868  Words | 2  Pages

  • "The Maestro", by Peter Goldsworthy.

    The Maestro, by Peter Goldsworthy The novel Maestro, by Peter Goldsworthy is a beautifully crafted novel dealing with the tragic gulf between talent and genius, between the real and the spurious. Good literature, however, is often judged not only by what is written, but also the way it is written. Reflecting this criteria, Maestro is well written, perfectly contrasted and thus an excellent example of a good piece of literature. Goldsworthy has achieved this thorough his character development, utilization...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Fiction, Interpersonal relationship 801  Words | 3  Pages

  • Maestro

    Maestro (1989) by Peter Goldsworthy notes Warning!! Most of this stuff didn’t come from my English teacher. A lot of it happened when I just started thinking about the novel and what it might mean, so please don’t blame me if your English teacher thinks its wrong or whatever. If you have any questions about what I mean about anything I’ve written, inbox or call me if you want. Synopsis: The story of, among other things, a teenage boy (Paul Crabbe) living in Darwin from the late 1960s onwards...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Love, Ludwig van Beethoven 3744  Words | 9  Pages

  • Distinctively Visual and Maestro

    of relationship with others plus the world around . The use of distinctively visual features has had a positive effect on my understanding of the novel Maestro by Peter Goldsworthy’s and the painting ‘starry starry night’ by Vincent van Gogh. This has been done through distinctively visual features such as descriptive and emotive language in Maestro and the use of colour, shading, lighting and placement in ‘starry starry night’.In saying this, this gives evidence as I do strongly agree with the statement...

    Albert Boime, Museum of Modern Art, Starry Night Over the Rhone 1247  Words | 3  Pages

  • Maestro - Interior Monologue

    Maestro - Internal Monologue Eduard Keller Intervention at page 71 Weeping like a baby, I walk away from the frustrating, sweet music that hides such devastating and infuriating emotions. Like a bright red rose that smells of redolent, aromatic fragrance satisfying the nose, yet with thorns that impair when tempted. How insulting! How could they play Wagner? Although I knew that the orchestra would of course play Wagner, it seems that every time, I hope for something better; to keep my mind...

    Chord, Glossary of musical terminology, Mind 909  Words | 3  Pages

  • Peter Goldsworthy - Maestro - the Band

    Speech: ‘Remembering that moment, those brave words, I realise how they were a turning point: a fork in the path of my life, a spinning of the bottle that could have gone anyway.’ Throughout the novel, ‘Maestro’ by Peter Goldsworthy, Paul undergoes some significant changes in both his public and private worlds. A major event in the novel that helps construct a complication and shape meaning, is Paul’s, the protagonist’s, involvement in the band, Rough Stuff. Paul’s participation in this band influences...

    Chamber music, Interpersonal relationship, Music 851  Words | 3  Pages

  • Year 10 English 'Maestro' Essay

    disheartening at times though, but it happens to all of us, so we’re never alone. Both Maestro by Peter Goldsworthy and ABC/BBC’s Dead Gorgeous explore growing up in Australia. The experiences the characters from both texts have are all about growing up in Australia. The main issue teenagers seem to have is the feeling that acceptance into certain ‘popular’ groups is key to success and happiness. In Maestro, after moving to Darwin, Paul abandons his first friend from Darwin, Bennie Reed, to join...

    Adolescence, Anna Goldsworthy, De tribus puellis 1228  Words | 3  Pages

  • Contrasting Maestro & TKAMB in regards to racism

    distinctively visual language in texts. With the assistance of emotive language, salient images are created to express changing aspects of the character. Maturation through the education and the reaction to racism, are explored in Peter Goldsworthy’s Maestro, focusing on Paul’s emotional development through knowledge and realization of Keller’s past. This is also explored in the film adaptation of Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird, with emphasis on the emotional growth of Scout, accentuating how she...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Emotion, Emotional intelligence 884  Words | 3  Pages

  • English Maestro Notes

    opening rhetorical question and immediate answer in 'first impressions? Misleading, of course" established our expectations that pails experience of Keller at the novels opening will be changes by novels end, and that thus changes perspective of the maestro will be reflected in change and perspective of himself. Paul's first experience of Keller is under printed by fascination with his strangeness, depicted through a cumulative if sensory details: "d glow of his face.......pitted, sun-coarsened skin...

    Emotion, Feeling, Harvey Keitel 942  Words | 3  Pages

  • Maestro- "never trust the beautiful" essay

    Practice essay “Never trust the beautiful…” Why is this the key to Keller’s teaching and Paul’s learning in the novel? Throughout the novel Maestro, the key to Keller’s teaching and Paul’s learning revolves around Keller’s ideology to “never trust the beautiful...” Keller trusted and indulged in beauty in his past and it ultimately lead his family to Hitler and their horrific death. Keller doesn’t want Paul to play beautiful music because it reminds him of his traumatic past and makes Paul’s...

    Deception, Education, Flood 928  Words | 3  Pages

  • Maestro Keller Was Bad for Me

    believe that Keller’s teaching methods suited Paul at the time of his “youthful arrogance” and kept him grounded. It is only when Keller almost departs Paul’s life entirely, that the adult Paul begins to realise and appreciate Keller for the great “Maestro” he was. First impressions can often be misleading. Not used to being critised and having very disciplined lessons, Paul initially refers to Keller as a “Nazi”, failing to understand the word for what it really meant. However, Keller’s overly strict...

    Education, Life, Life Wasted 1010  Words | 3  Pages

  • Influence of Distinctively Visual, Maestro/Journey of Man

    character or thing helps the responder to believe or receive the idea that the composer is trying to convey to them through this vector of words or images. Peter Goldsworthy uses the distinctively visual to create characters and events in his 1989 novel, Maestro, which is a bildungsroman story centred on Paul Crabbe and his journey from childhood to adulthood and all the events in-between that shape who he eventually becomes. Another example of the distinctively being used to influence people ideas or beliefs...

    Andreas Wilson, Anna Goldsworthy, Antagonist 1017  Words | 3  Pages

  • Maestro: World and Darwin

    Explain how the settings in Maestro contribute to our understanding of the characters. The settings in Maestro are significant to the understanding of the characters, as well as reflective of the attitudes and growth of the characters in each location. Darwin is portrayed as a town of escapees and exiles. The mixed bag of races and ages, collaborate into a lifestyle of booze and somewhat lower class living. Paul’s time in Darwin reflects his growing sexuality and development as a musician...

    Charles Darwin, Darwin Island, Disgust 430  Words | 2  Pages

  • Distinctively Visual Maestro

    Discuss how the distinctively visual conveys distinctive experiences in Maestro and ONE other related text of your own choosing. ORT: Edward Scissor hands- Tim Burton Through studying and analyzing ‘Maestro’ ,written by Peter Goldsworthy, and by viewing and analyzing the film ‘Edward Scissorhands’ directed by Tim Burton, it is evident that the composers of these texts allow the audience to see distinctive experiences with our eyes as well as with our minds through distinctively visual. The many...

    Batman Returns, Edward Scissorhands, Metaphor 837  Words | 2  Pages

  • Quick Maestro Analysis

    A journey is ultimately an unrecognized learning experience. This is very evident in the text Maestro written by author, Peter Goldsworthy. Peter Goldsworthy has an interesting writing style which is at first, perceived as present tense. Later on, the realisation takes place that he is writing it from the protagonist's point of view as an older person recounting the past. It is a reasonably long journey that takes place, in which displays the main protagonist Paul Crabbe, his inner journey...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Boy, Life 590  Words | 2  Pages

  • Maestro: Emotion and Paul

    There are many different ways that the importance of respect and valuing people is shown by Paul, the main character in Maestro, by Peter Goldsworthy, with each relating to a different aspect of the novel. Paul explores his emotional understanding, his view of family and his values, and also where he stands in relation to the world. He starts out as a young teenager, not knowing much yet naive adolescent and develops to become a mature, respectful and humbled individual, over time realizing that...

    Adolescence, Anna Goldsworthy, Emotion 559  Words | 2  Pages

  • Maestro: Mind and Keller

    Maestro, a beautifully crafted novel written by the author Peter Goldsworthy, deals with the exploration of numerous aspects including the main contention of whose reality. It presents the unrealistic views or false realities that we humans can perceive wrongly of ourselves and others. As this is proven in the novel, the main protagonist Paul Crabbe has many artificial views of what he perceives himself to be and the type of person Edward Keller (Maestro) is. However, our realities can ultimately...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Mind, Ontology 686  Words | 2  Pages

  • Maestro Essay

    1. What is the meaning of ‘fair is foul and foul is fair?’ This shows the idea of order and disorder. Showing that whatever that is fair is foul, and wanted by the witches. 2. What is the significance of Shakespeare beginning the play with the witches? In Shakespeare’s time people feared and believed in witches. The beginning of the novel was very appealing to the audience during that time period. 3. What evidence do we have of Macbeth’s bravery and the high regard Duncan holds him? As he enters...

    Banquo, Judi Dench, Macbeth 1306  Words | 4  Pages

  • Maestro and the distinctively visual

     “Images are used to convey meaning, values, and ideas in a range of texts” Compare the ways Maestro and one other text use imagery. Through the exploration of the texts Maestro, by Peter Goldsworthy, and The Falling Man, by Richard Drew, the emergence of imagery deciphers and projects the varying meanings of each text. Through distinctively visual language features in the novel Maestro, images are created which help convey the major theme of the text; relationships. This is contrasted...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Miles Franklin Award, Peter Goldsworthy 593  Words | 2  Pages

  • Exploring Relationships in Maestro

    In Maestro by Peter Goldsworthy, the condition of the human heart is explored in several ways. Through Paul and his dealings with Keller and through his relationship with Rosie. Through Keller and the way he relates to Paul, and finally through Keller and way he deals with society. Maestro is written in the first person with an adult Paul, the main character, reflecting back over his life. It begins with Paul and Keller’s first meeting and they are both presented to us as rather arrogant and insensitive...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Heart, Human condition 597  Words | 2  Pages

  • "Maestro" by Peter Goldsworthy

    Maestro is written in the first person with an adult Paul, the main character, reflecting back over his life. It begins with Paul and Keller’s first meeting and they are both presented to us as rather arrogant and insensitive. However, when the adult Paul then interjects into his story about how he can understand that it might be incredible to believe that he came to ‘love this man’, his gruff music teacher the reader is brought to the realisation that there is a lot more depth to those characters...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Character, Keller, Texas 595  Words | 2  Pages

  • Distinctively Visual Maestro

    of the audience and allows them to connect to the individuals and societies within a text. Peter Goldsworthy in his fictional text ‘Maestro and Wilfred Owen in his poem ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’ employ the distinctively visual to give the audience a greater understanding of the characters and societies, featured in their texts. Peter Goldsworthy in his novel ‘Maestro’ monotonously incorporates contrasts to highlight numerous aspects of protagonist Paul Crabbe’s life including societal context and...

    Dulce et Decorum Est, Metaphor, Perception 529  Words | 1  Pages

  • Dv Table of Maestro

    Setting Idea/s - Conveys the impression that Darwin is a place where people who don’t fit in come together | Topic sentence/s – the distinctively visual setting in Maestro assists in representing/capturing the identity of Darwin of the 1960’s. | Evidence | Techniques | Effect | After a difficult days work at the hospital not long after arriving in Darwin, Paul’s father remarks rather irately that “All the drifters”, the misfits”, “All the scum in the country has somehow risen to this...

    Charles Darwin, Darwin Island, Metaphor 676  Words | 2  Pages

  • Maestro by Peter Goldsworthy: Australian Vision

    Australian Vision Novel: Maestro- Peter Goldsworthy Australian Vision –Unique, distinctly Australian * Physical view * Values * Characteristics * Perceptions * Opinion Australian Vision: Vision of Keller Paul Paul first impression of Keller When Paul first meets Keller, he sees Keller as a weird immigrant and criticises Keller’s physical appearance, quote “migrant-height, European-height”. Later Paul calls him a “Nazi” as Keller came from Austria. This is Australian...

    Darwin, Northern Territory, Figure of speech, Northern Territory 429  Words | 2  Pages

  • By the end of the novel Maestro the reader feels that both Keller and Paul are egotists and equally unattractive characters.

    MAESTRO ESSAY By the end of the novel the reader feels that both Keller and Paul are egotists and equally unattractive characters. While I agree with the first part of this statement I disagree with the second. In this essay I will be discussing the characters egotism, is relation to each other. I will explain the reasoning behind the characters reasoning’s and because of this why I believe that Paul is the more unlikable character of the two. The reader learns very on in the book that each...

    Egoism, Egotism, Empathy 906  Words | 3  Pages

  • Maestro Character Analysis - Paul Crabbe

    young boy who has the occasional 'wet dream', and ironically, when the Maestro finally opens up to him, Paul is just as insensitive, making a hasty exit because he knows that Rosie is wating downstairs for him. Althugh Paul is interested in the Maestro's past, the thrill of sexual prospects is far too overwhelming. Once again, it is only in hindsight that Paul realises how insensitive and arrogant he was. The final section of Maestro shows the older Paul reviewing his life and accepting that he is not...

    Adolescence, Big Five personality traits, Fiction 649  Words | 2  Pages

  • Maestro Place Analyise

    Place Darwin • Mr. Crabbe first regards Darwin with suspicion as ‘A city of booze, blow, and blasphemy’ (p.9). • Paul’s initial reaction is much more positive: ‘I loved the town of booze and blow at first sight’ (p.9). • Every thing in Darwin is different. “An unnatural greenness, as if the leaves were a kind of plastic. Huge parrots yattered in the dripping fruit trees. Butterflies of brilliant colours – bright rainbow colours, chemistry set colours, coffee-table book colours-filled the air”(p...

    Charles Darwin, Darwin Island, Daytime television 853  Words | 3  Pages

  • How Does the Quest for Perfection Influence the Characters in Maestro?

    Peter Goldsworthy’s “coming of age’’ novel “Maestro” shows how Paul changes to be a much wiser man ten years later at Keller’s deathbed. In Paul’s teenage years, he was arrogant and proud of his intelligence in music. He ignores Keller’s advice of changing career. Therefore, he thinks he can reach his dream in his own way---seeking perfection. However, Paul comes to understand that he could never be a pianist after Keller passed away. Young Paul is such an arrogant boy who thinks Keller lacks ability...

    Accept, Anna Goldsworthy, Music 561  Words | 2  Pages

  • In Maestro the Readers Sees Both Keller and Paul as Self Centred and Difficult, but Finds Positive Qualities in Each of Them.

    In Maestro the readers sees both Keller and Paul as self centred and difficult, but finds positive qualities in each of them. In the novel Maestro by Peter Goldsworthy, both Keller and Paul are presented as committed to excellence in classical music performance. Keller however cares nothing for the things that tempt Paul: applause, fame, money and sex. Despite these and other differences between them, both could be seen as self absorbed and difficult- as all serious artists tend to be. Keller is...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Culture, Equal temperament 640  Words | 2  Pages

  • Useful Quotes from Maestro

    Initially Paul is hesitant towards Keller’s teachings as he was patronising and never let him play, but as the novel progresses Paul ends up learning a lot from Keller about both piano and life. This is highlighted in the quote where Paul is expressing how much his initial feelings towards Keller will change throughout his life “Sitting here, setting down these first memories of Keller and checking them through, believing them accurate I find it hard to understand how much i came to love the...

    Character, Father, Fiction 366  Words | 2  Pages

  • Telemedicine Research

    Health Care Specialties And Select Civilian Population, Current Usage Patterns, Openness To Technology And Suggestions”, is based on my own work carried out during the course of MBA – HHM under the supervision of Mr. J Chandra Mohan, Vice President, Maestros Mediline Systems Ltd. I assert that the statements made and conclusions drawn are an outcome of the project work. I further declare that to the best of my knowledge and belief that the report does not contain any part of any work submitted for the...

    Gratitude, Health, Health care 722  Words | 3  Pages

  • Exam

    | |A.|UST | |B.|Manila Central University | |C. |Ateneo | 13. In June 1869, Rizal was enrolled in a school in Binan, Laguna. Who was his first teacher in school?: A. Maestro Lucas Padua B. Maestro Justiniano Aquino-Cruz C. Maestro Jose Bech D. Maestro Leon Monroy 14. Immediately below are 4 statements about the Philippines during Rizal's time. Which statement is false?: A. The system of government was called frailocracy. B. The Philippines was represented...

    Filipinos of Spanish descent, Jacinto Zamora, José Burgos 516  Words | 5  Pages

  • Macbeth

    THE MAESTRO SUMMARIE!!!!....couldn’t find the other one but I found this * 14-year-old Burl Crow has a father who is violent. His mother struggles with mental illness. When he follows his father to his secret fishing spot he learns that his father is having an affair. Burl's cover is blown and his father beats him. As his father strikes blow after blow, a helicopter flies overhead, carrying a piano, distracting them both. * Burl runs into the woods, relying on the skills of survival...

    Fiction, Interpersonal relationship, Novel 1213  Words | 4  Pages

  • Character Analysis - Paul Crabbe - Maestro

    Paul is a stereotypical love struck teenage boy, he thinks with the wrong head and makes decisions based on his sexual lust rather than what's in his best interest, even when it comes to his physical safety. Various different sides of Paul are revealed throughout this scene but they are all a reflection of one common factor, his infatuation with Megan. “By home time each day she became a haloed vision, the vision lodged deeply inside me, especially the glowing hair.”Paul displays foolish courage...

    Courage, Cowardice, Display device 446  Words | 2  Pages

  • Research and Development Course

    Product Description The Philips Maestro, is the newest addition to the Philips Family.  Growing on our vision of sense and simplicity, Philips has once again pushed the innovation frontier forward. The Philips Maestro is the only utility u need to completely take care of your bridle bit. Eliminating the process of adding toothpaste and in turn simplifying the brushing process. The Phillips Maestro will combine the toothbrush and toothpaste into one single “maestro “ for brushing your teeth. ...

    Innovation, Management, Marketing 1535  Words | 5  Pages

  • Reflections

    the Rizal-Alonso marriage was Saturtina and the youngest child married of their parents was Soledad Rizal. Dona teodora was the first teacher of Rizal who taught him how to read and how to write. His favorite teacher was Father Sanchez. Maestro Celestino and Maestro Lucas Padua served as his private tutor. Aquino Cruz continues his childhood education. On June 19 1861 it is the year of rizal birth. The Russian tsar Alexander II officially proclaimed the emancipations of millions of Russian surfs. While...

    Ateneo de Manila University, Calamba City, El filibusterismo 2564  Words | 7  Pages

  • Rizal's Early Childhood

    to write poem and to lighten the monotony of memorizing the alphabet. His parents hired him a tutors to help him and give him lesson at home. His first tutor was Maestro Celestino. His second tutor was Maestro Lucas Padua. And later on his father hired a classmate. He taught him the rudiments of Latin and Spanish. Jose called him Maestro Leon Manroy. He stayed at Rizal’s home. But unfortunately Manroy died five months later. So they let their gifted child send to a private school in Biñan And about...

    Calamba City, José Rizal, Laguna 1697  Words | 4  Pages

  • Outsider Speech Exploring the "Outsider" Notion

    acceptance and exclusion no matter whether you’re a maestro, a Jewish WWII veteran or a migrant seeking appreciation. It is their intrinsic value that defines them rather than the exterior qualities which most people judgmentally criticise. For the most part, an outsider begins with a story; a story which reveals their physical and emotional journeys, the fundamental aspects of being an outsider as well as their reactions. So, I will explore our core text, Maestro by Goldsworthy, and compare it with the Vanitas...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Audrey Flack, Grammatical person 792  Words | 3  Pages

  • How Do the Distinctively Visual Elements in Texts Affect Interpretation and Shape Meaning?

    in their texts. The use of techniques to create distinctively visual images which help us to convey an understanding and form a meaning is evident in the novel Maestro by Peter Goldsworthy, the film Blade Runner directed by Ridley Scott, and the poem Mending Wall by Robert Frost. The clear visual images that Goldsworthy uses in Maestro through his techniques affect the interpretation and help shape the meaning of the characters and blossoming setting which reveal aspects of these characters. Through...

    Anna Goldsworthy, Character, Fiction 1296  Words | 4  Pages

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