• Theater
    character derived from a spanish legend. The climax of Renaissance drama came during the Elizabethan age in England. This was a period in which drama was the expression of the soul of a nation, and theatre became a vita; force in the lives of the people. Some of the most famous British playwrights...
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  • Wheel of Time
    fifteen books including a prequel. “The Wheel of Times turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again. In one Age, called the Third Age by some, an Age yet to come, an Age long past...
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  • Homer a Key to Literary Appreciation
    HOMER             As discussed in “The Anglo – Saxon Period” (pages 3 - 5), before written literature evolved, myths, legends, customs, and history were preserved orally by professional traveling storytellers. No permanent version of a story existed; therefore, the storyteller, although bound to...
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  • Styles of Company White
    STYLES OF COMPANY WHITE * MELODRAMA: Melodrama was the primary form of theatre during the 19th century, despite other influences, and became most popular by 1840. Melodrama is still used today, however in the 1800’s its themes were based around romantic, supernatural or exotic. In the 1820’s...
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  • The Play American Dreams, by Studs Terkel
    was born in Los Angeles California, and is well known for her stories about Hollywood myths, legends and her childhood experiences in Hollywood. Jill is the daughter of famous Oscar and Tony winner, Dore Schary and artist, M. Svet. Her monologue in American Dreams is about broken dreams in...
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  • Hiv Awareness
    were invented. After that, periods of Baroque, post French Revolution, Elizabethan era, World War 1, Prohibition, Ragtime and pre-WW2 brought many new waves of dance styles. * Waltz, one of the most popular dances today came into popularity in mid-19th century by the efforts of the famous...
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  • Shakespeare's World
    . Renaissance literally means rebirth. This period was given this name because it was believed to be the end of the Middle Ages, and the birth of a new era. Shakespeare lived during the renaissance period, and so many of the features of this period had a huge impact on him. For example, Shakespeare...
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  • Literature
    known as short story. Short stories are well-grouped that followed the sequence of easy and no complexity in beginning, concrete theme, some dialogs and ends with resolution. They are oral and short-lived which have gossip, joke, fable, myth, parable, hearsay and legend. Novel Novel can be based on...
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  • Creatures
    feline, not to a number of different species, and each individual type of werecat may be known by a more species-specific term such as "weretiger". The word "werecat" was not coined until the late 19th century, so it was not directly used in legends from earlier eras, only by later folklorists...
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  • Shakespeare and Tolerance
    Aaron’, CLA Journal 43: 207–28. Bredvold, Louis I. (1924). ‘Milton and Bodin’s Heptaplomeres’, Studies in Philology 21: 399–402. Breight, Curtis C. (1996). Surveillance, Militarism, and Drama in the Elizabethan Era. Macmillan. Brennan, Gillian E. (1994). ‘The Cheese and the Welsh: Foreigners in...
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  • history
    Mediterranean. She was influence and learned a great deal of culture, legends, myths which were greatly incorporated in her writing. Sappho’s work is understood through her work but we don’t have much understand of her society. Nonetheless her work does tell us that woman of the Lesbos did in fact enjoy...
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  • Mr Ancient Mayan Man
    they have legends of visiting Gods from outer space. As in all creational myths, religions, and prophecies, the gods promise to return one day. Kukulcan - Winged God - Feather Serpent His pyramid was the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan Kukulcan was identified to Atlantis [Tehuti...
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  • “the Spirit of Renaissance and Elizabethan Era”
    theatre (associated with King Charles I, 1625 until the closure of the theatres in 1642). "English Renaissance theatre" or "early modern theatre" refers to all three sub-classifications taken together. Most famous plays were written and performed during the Elizabethan era. Background Renaissance...
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  • The Passionate Sheferd to His Love
    rustic country life and the dangers of city life. Marlowe probably studied the pastoral poets during his classical education at Cambridge, but he was not the first English poet to adopt the pastoral tradition. Edmund Spenser initiated the Elizabethan trend in 1579 with The Shepheardes Calender, and...
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  • King Arthur
    and aching love. A glorious era of Britain's history where one man reigned supreme: King Arthur. His very name is shrouded in mystery and doubt. Some say he was to have existed during "Sub-Roman Britain", a label applied by specialists to Britannia in the fifth and sixth centuries AD. Others say...
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  • What Was Revolutionary About the Military Revolution
    cannon along their flanks were pioneered in Elizabethan England. What made the English stand out during this period was the Elizabethan state often spent 30 per cent of its defence budget on the navy. English innovation in the large-scale construction of better performing iron cannon rather than...
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  • Lalalala
    groups in Sarawak. The recitation of oral literature is often accompanied by rituals The oral traditions of Sabah encompass folk tales and legends, such as creation myths, that have been preserved by the ethnic groups in the state. This oral literature is recited during ceremonies conducted by...
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  • Genre in Childern Literature
    (Rurouni Kenshin) by Nobuhiro Watsuki. The story setting was during Meiji Restoration and protagonist himself was just fictional but the other characters whose surround him are factual or really exist in that era. In here the author try to interact his imaginative character with real historical characters...
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  • Oral Traditions
    consist of verbally transmitted customs and knowledge. Verbal or oral traditions include forms from major to minor such as epics, myths, legends, fairytales, fables, proverbs, riddles, songs, jokes, insults, and toasts to nursery rhymes. Street vendors’ cries and prayers can also be added to the list...
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  • African Oral Tradition: Forms and Relevances to Modern African Fiction
    paradoxically simple and complex. While some authors and writers opined that forms like proverbs and riddles cannot be accorded the same status with myths, legends and folktales. “We have identified three prose narrative forms that are common in oral tradition. These are myths, legends and...
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