"The Mystic Drum Gabriel Okara" Essays and Research Papers

  • The Mystic Drum Gabriel Okara

    poets, Gabriel Okara makes his stand as one of the most influential Nigerian lyricists. Okara speaks of the same impressions of the controversial novelist Chinua Achebe. In the poem "Piano and Drums," Gabriel Okara shows the contrasts between the past life and the modern world. Some aspects in his poem date back before the beginning of civilization. In this essay I will reflect on Okara's concepts and visions. The poem is effectively written in Verse Libre or free verse. This allows Okara to freely...

    Chinua Achebe, Gabriel Okara, Igbo people 580  Words | 2  Pages

  • Piano and Drums Poem Analysis

    Commentary – Piano and Drums by Gabriel Okara In Gabriel Okara’s poem, “Piano and Drums”, Okara expresses his feelings and thoughts of a primitive society in contrast to a western society. Being an African himself, and having studied in a western society, the poem reflects the confusion in his emotions as well as the loss of self-identity. The title of the poem itself, “Piano and Drums” displays a sense of dissimilarity and contrast as the instruments are so unalike in terms of sophistication...

    Ancient Rome, Central Europe, Culture 2092  Words | 6  Pages

  • "Piano and Drums" DRUMS by Gabriel Okara: Discuss the following poem, commenting in particular on the ways in which the narrator responds to the two kinds of music.

    "Piano and Drums" is a poem that accurately explores the trying conflict of merging a traditional culture with a new, modern civilisation. The author Gabriel Okara, who also doubles as the narrator in the poem, responds to the drums as his tribal heritage and the simplicity of youth, while he sees the piano as the foreign customs irrelevant to the black society, with the complexity of experience. Throughout "Piano and Drums", Okara's choice of diction is used to show his response to the two kinds...

    Drum, Drum kit, Gabriel Okara 1150  Words | 3  Pages

  • the mystic drum

    1-1-2011 ‘The Mystic Drum’: Critical Commentary on Gabriel Okara’s Love Lyrics Chukwuma Azuonye University of Massachusetts Boston, chukwuma.azuonye@umb.edu Follow this and additional works at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/africana_faculty_pubs Part of the African Languages and Societies Commons, Comparative Literature Commons, and the English Language and Literature Commons Recommended Citation Azuonye, Chukwuma, "‘The Mystic Drum’: Critical Commentary on Gabriel Okara’s Love Lyrics"...

    Andrew Marvell, Carl Jung, Gabriel Okara 10081  Words | 18  Pages

  • drums

    of waves, the sound of a V8 hemi, or the sound of a credit card being swiped and approved? For a musician, in particular a percussionist, the sound of a drum would be their favorite sound in the world. Today I am going to briefly talk about the origin of the drum, the components of the modern drum set, and the benefits of drumming. Now, a drum is a musical instrument which produces sound by the vibration of a stretched membrane (head). The very first drumming in history was a series clapping of...

    Bass drum, Drum, Drum kit 961  Words | 2  Pages

  • Drums

    have been master drummers. To them, playing the drums was a passion. Playing drums is also a passion of mine, and in order to be good at this, you have to follow certain steps. First, you have to know this instrument by recognizing its parts. Second, you have to choose carefully your hardware; thirdly, you have a good instructor, or find good lessons online. And finally, you have to have time to practice.. Although many people believe that drums are very difficult to learn, I believe that such...

    Bass drum, Cymbal, Drum 1207  Words | 3  Pages

  • drums

    Uses[edit] Drums are usually played by striking with the hand, or with one or two sticks. In many traditional cultures, drums have a symbolic function and are used in religious ceremonies. Drums are often used in music therapy, especially hand drums, because of their tactile nature and easy use by a wide variety of people.[2] In popular music and jazz, "drums" usually refers to a drum kit or a set of drums (with some cymbals), and "drummer" to the person who plays them. Drums acquired even...

    Drum, Drum kit, Drumhead 1475  Words | 5  Pages

  • Nature: Goddess of Africa

    tree With leaves around her waist She only smiled with a shake of her head.”--- Okara recites his view of the spirit of Africa as a form of the Nature Goddess in the poem The Mystic Drum. Okara worships her to revive the spirit of Africa, and the way he seemed to be doing it is by being more and more close to the nature. This closeness can be found in most of the poems of this African poet Gabriel Okara. The Mystic Drum, The Call of The River Nun, The Snow Flakes Sail Gently Down, Moon in The Bucket...

    Africa, African people, Colonialism 1635  Words | 6  Pages

  • "Piano and Drums" by Gabriel Okara and "Rising five" by Norman Nicholson.

    The two poems, "Rising five" by Norman Nicholson and "Piano and Drums" by Gabriel Okara share many of the same base themes through the use of language techniques. Both these poems are to do with life and yet both looked at different parts of it. They each used similar language techniques but for different reasons. They both use metaphors and imagery to emphasise their points In both "Rising five" and "Piano and Drums" metaphors are used to link the surrounding with life itself. In the poem, "Rising...

    Death, Gabriel Okara, Life 695  Words | 2  Pages

  • Piano and Drums Poem Analysis

    race. Background Analysis of the Poem Commentary – Piano and Drums by Gabriel Okara In Gabriel Okara’s poem, “Piano and Drums”, Okara expresses his feelings and thoughts of a primitive society in contrast to a western society. Being an African himself, and having studied in a western society, the poem reflects the confusion in his emotions as well as the loss of self-identity. The title of the poem itself, “Piano and Drums” displays a sense of dissimilarity and contrast as the instruments...

    Ancient Rome, Azerbaijan, Central Europe 337  Words | 1  Pages

  • Commentary On Piano And Drums

    and Drums In the poem, Piano and Drums by Gabriel Okara, we see a comparison between the primal, old world and the more developed new world. Okara compares the two through the representation of the two eras in musical form. Throughout the poem, as we experience the two different music forms, the poet, Okara displays the various allures that the two different societies have on him. The old world displays itself as a very rugged but simple time, one that speaks to the primal man within Okara and beckons...

    Europe, Gabriel Okara, Meter 819  Words | 2  Pages

  • Mystic Monks

    Cody, Wyoming Chamber of Commerce From: Shaily Sharma Re: Mystic Monk Coffee Date: September 20, 2012 Evaluating the plans and strategies of the Mystic Monks Coffee in accordance with six key questions, I have provided answers based on the evaluation of each question. 1. Has Father Daniel Mary established a future direction for the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming? What is his vision for the monastery? What is his vision for Mystic Monk Coffee? What is the mission of the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming...

    Carmelites, Coffee, Coffeehouse 1035  Words | 3  Pages

  • Drum Set

    08 Fall 08 Fall The Modern Drum Set: Driving the Rhythm of Change in America Jeffrey Ringle A synthesis and comparison of the socioeconomic, cultural, religious, and musical effects the invention of the drum kit has had on America since its invention circa 1900. The Modern Drum Set: Driving the Rhythm of Change in America Jeffrey Ringle A synthesis and comparison of the socioeconomic, cultural, religious, and musical effects the invention of the drum kit has had on America since its...

    Bass drum, Cymbal, Drum 1394  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ethnic Drums

    As An instrument Ethnic Drums has become very popular. They are also such a wide category containing sounds and rhythms from Africa and Latin countries. They tend to have the power to bring out the music in people often complementing our own natural rhythm. They liven ceremonies, events and entertain all over the world. The djembe drum , a member of the membranophone family of music instruments, seems to be very similar to many other drums across Africa, however it does have a few important differences...

    Africa, Ashiko, Atlantic slave trade 1047  Words | 3  Pages

  • once upon a time by Gabriel okara

     The Blind Boy O SAY what is that thing call’d Light, Which I must ne’er enjoy; What are the blessings of the sight, O tell your poor blind boy! You talk of wondrous things you see, You say the sun shines bright; I feel him warm, but how can he Or make it day or night? My day or night myself I make Whene’er I sleep or play; And could I ever keep awake With me ’twere always day. With heavy sighs I often hear You mourn my hapless woe; But sure with patience I...

    Colley Cibber, English-language films, Heavy metal music 493  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mystic Monk Coffee

    1. Has Father Daniel Mary established a future direction for the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming? What is his vision for the monastery? What is his vision for Mystic Monk Coffee? What is the mission of the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming? Father Daniel Mary has established a vision for the future direction of the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming; to expand their monastery and purchase a $9.8 million, 946-acre ranch that is 21 miles outside of Cody, Wyoming where their current monastery is located. This purchase...

    Carmelites, Monastery, Monasticism 704  Words | 3  Pages

  • Monks Mystic Coffee

    Narito “Islander Elite Group” CASE 01 – MYSTIC MONK COFFEE 1.  Has Father Daniel Mary established a future direction for the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming? What is his vision for the monastery? What is his vision for Mystic Monk Coffee? What is the mission of the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming? Yes, Father Daniel Mary has established a future direction for the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming since he had a concrete and detailed vision and mission for the Mystic Monk Coffee and the Carmelite Monks of...

    Carmelites, Coffea arabica, Coffee 922  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mystic Monk Coffee Case

    1.. Has Father Daniel Mary established a future direction for the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming? What is his vision for the monastery? What is his vision for Mystic Monk Coffee? What is the mission of the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming? -Father Daniel Mary established the future direction for Carmelite Monks. He determined clear sense of the future, directions and inspiration for the goal setting. -The biggest vision of Father Daniel Mary included expanding the monastery by acquiring the Irma Lake...

    Carmelites, Coffee, Cost of goods sold 1182  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mystic Monk Coffee Case

    Mystic Monk Coffee Case. 1. Has Father Daniel Mary established a future direction for the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming? What is his vision for the monastery? What is his vision for Mystic Monk Coffee? What is the mission of the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming? Father Daniel Mary established the future direction for Carmelite Monks. He determined clear sense of the future, directions and inspiration for the goal setting. The biggest vision of Father Daniel Mary included expanding the monastery by...

    Carmelites, Coffea arabica, Coffee 865  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mystic Monk Coffee Case

    Mistic Monk Coffee Case 1. Does Mystic Monk Coffee have a competitive advantage? If so, what is it and is it sustainable? Throughout what Mystic Monk Coffee has done, I believe it has the ability to build a competitive advantage. According to the case, the Mystic Monk Coffee was produced by using the high quality fair trade Arabica and fair trade/organic Arabica beans with variety of blends and flavors. They also produce T-shirts, gift cards, CDs featuring the monastery’s Gregorian chants,...

    Airline, ATA Airlines, Boeing 737 871  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mystic Monk Coffee

    Business Strategy Case 1 Mystic Monk Coffee Jordan Eliuk Olds College Submitted on: January 24, 2013 Introduction Mystic Monk coffee company is a cloistered monastic environment where monks from the Carmelite monastery of Clark, Wyoming spend their daily manual labour hours roasting coffee (Thompson, 2012, pg. 420). The monks are a religious sect of the Catholic church and are fully dedicated to their religious and spiritual side, which requires most of their daily hours, be spent...

    Carmelites, Mount Carmel, Our Lady of Mount Carmel 1488  Words | 5  Pages

  • Mystic Monk Case Study

    1. What is his vision for Mystic Monk Coffee? What is the mission of the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming? A vision is basically the target goal for the company’s future. After reading the Mystic Monk Case, I came to the conclusion that the vision for the company is to earn enough profit to be able to purchase a Ranch called Irma Lake. In the case study, Father Daniel Mary states his vision, “We beg your prayers, your friendship and your support that this vision, our vision may come to be that Mount...

    Carmelites, Facebook, LinkedIn 1192  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mystic Monk Coffee

    Mystic Monk Coffee Liz Galloway BUA 472, Section B Professor Smith January 24, 2012 Abstract Father Daniel Mary, Prior of the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming, has a vision to expand his monastery by purchasing the Irma Lake Ranch property, which lists at $8.9 million. The Carmelite Monks of Wyoming have a company called Mystic Monk Coffee. The monks sell different varieties of coffee, along with gift cards, T-shirts, and other material products on their website to raise money for purchasing...

    Carmelites, Coffee, Goal 966  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mystic Monks Coffee Memo

    CHERYL TRAHMS FROM: SUBJECT: MYSTIC MONKS COFFEE CASE DATE: 11/6/2013 SUMMARY: The Carmelite Monks of Wyoming are interested in expanding their current monastery through the purchase of an $8.9 million ranch to accommodate more monks and provide a larger place to worship the Lord. The monks are planning to earn money for this 500- acre ranch through fund raising, donations and through sales that are generated by their Mystic Monks Coffee Company. Mystic Monks Coffee sells premium roasted...

    Coffea arabica, Coffee, Coffee preparation 1639  Words | 6  Pages

  • Informative Speech Outline for Drums

    Drumming! A history of drums and drumming from past to present. General Purpose: To inform the class about the history of drums and drumming. Specific Purpose: At the end of my informative speech, I would like everyone to understand where drums came from and how they are used today. Thesis: Drums give the world of music rhythm. Without drums and drum beats, I believe that music today would not be as good as it is currently. Introduction: A. How many in here like to listen to music...

    Bass drum, Drum, Drum kit 823  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mystic Monk Coffee

    Case 01 Questions – MYSTIC MONK COFFEE 1. Has Father Daniel Mary established a future direction for the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming? What is his vision for the monastery? What is his vision for Mystic Monk Coffee? What is the mission of the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming? * The future direction for the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming has been clearly established by Father Daniel Mary. The vision is to create a new Mount Carmel in the Rocky Mountains to become a new home for the brotherhood...

    Carmelites, Coffea arabica, Coffee 1412  Words | 4  Pages

  • Physics and the Sound of Drums

    The Physics of the Drums Physics plays a large role in the production of music. It provides an explanation on how instruments create their sounds and how we interpret them. Many factors determine the sound created from instruments such as tension, resonance, size, shape, material and thickness. One of the world’s oldest and most basic instrument is the drum. The drum can be related to numerous topics in the science of physics. It is a member of the percussion family and usually produces sounds...

    Bass drum, Drum, Drum kit 1199  Words | 2  Pages

  • Mystic Monk Coffee

    Mystic Monk Coffee David L. Turnipseed University of South Alabama As Father Daniel Mary, the Prior of the Carmelite Order of monks in Clark, Wyoming, walked to chapel to preside over Mass, he noticed the sun glistening across the four-inch snowfall from the previous evening. Snow in June was not unheard of in Wyoming, but the late 2009 snowfall and the bright glow of the rising sun made him cons ider the opposing forces accompanying change and how he might best prepare his monastery to achieve...

    Carmelites, Coffea, Coffea arabica 2553  Words | 7  Pages

  • In the Minds of Mystic River

    In the minds of Mystic River In "Mystic River" by Dennis Lehane, Jimmy, Dave, and Sean become mentally trapped by past issues which causes them to lose hope in themselves and question their own knowledge . Dave remembers being sexually abused as a child by two unknown men, which haunts him, even in adult life. Having to go through such a traumatic experience at a young age leaves him psychologically scarred for the rest of his life. Having gone through this the victium can go in many directions;...

    Alice Sebold, American films, Black-and-white films 898  Words | 3  Pages

  • Recycling and Steel Drum

    Gahanna, Ohio. The plant is called Columbus Steel Drum. It is a steel drum plant that reconditions 55-gallon drums and makes them re-usable. The fifty thousand or so drums that are recycled there go through a harsh process because at least a fifth of the drums have hazardous chemicals or wastes in them (Columbus Steel Drum). In March of 2003 a group of citizens led by the Ohio Citizen Action group filed a formal complaint against Columbus Steel Drum. Local citizens had been complaining of terrible...

    Aluminium, Complaint, Drum 1371  Words | 4  Pages

  • African Drums

    October 6, 2012 The Message of African Drums In the African culture, music is a part of daily life. It is used to convey news, to teach, to tell stories, and for religious purposes. The variety of musical instruments is as diverse as their culture, but the most important musical instrument to the African people is the drum. The djembe is the most famous African drum. It is made from goatskin and shaped like a large goblet. The djembe is made to be played with bare hands. Use of the djembe dates...

    Africa, Atlantic slave trade, Mali Empire 476  Words | 2  Pages

  • Mystic Monk Coffee

     Mystic Monk Coffee MBA 688: Business Strategy and Stakeholder Responsibility Professor John C. Byrne, Ph.D. February 23, 2015 Presented by Mashal Shaikh Executive Summary More funds are needed to establish the new Carmelite Order than exist. Thus, a summary of revenue sources, expense statements, and the business model of Mystic Monk Coffee is presented. The coffee industry is also analyzed. Characteristics of Mystic Monk’s Coffee and how that affects its revenue generation is discussed...

    Coffea arabica, Coffee, Coffee preparation 1122  Words | 5  Pages

  • Sister Mary Gabriel Hogan

    Assessment Task 2: Early educators of the Deaf in Australia. Sister Mary Gabriel Hogan (Ellen Hogan): Unfortunately because of poor records kept at the time there are a few different dates of Ellen Hogan’s actual birth, but it was in August 1842, 1843 or 1844 in Dublin and died November 25th 1915, then put in her final resting place at Sandgate Cemetery, Newcastle. Her parents were John Hogan and Mary McMahon. When Ellen was either 7 or 8 years old she caught Scarletina (also known as Scarlet...

    Cochlea, Cochlear implant, Deaf culture 892  Words | 3  Pages

  • Piano and Drums

    ideas and concrete images sometimes merge in “Piano and Drums” by I think piano being Africa and the drums being other nations. I understood the concrete images as the riverside and the abstract ideas being that the riverside is calm, peaceful, serine, and just how Africa has been for decades. The jungle drums are abstract and the other nations coming with their mystic rhythms, their more advanced than Africa that is what makes them mystic. Bleeding flesh to me is like Africa’s struggle, urgent...

    Abstraction, Africa, American films 505  Words | 2  Pages

  • Mystic Monk Coffee Case

    monastery? What is his vision for Mystic Monk Coffee? What is the mission of the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming? Father Daniel Mary established a future direction for the Monks such as the expansion of the monastery to 500 acres that would, in turn, increase the capacity of monks up to 30, build a church and a convent for nuns and a hermitage. Their vision for the monastery was to strengthen the whole church and be a spiritual oasis in America and their vision for the Mystic Monk Coffee was to be able to...

    American films, Coffea arabica, Coffee 950  Words | 3  Pages

  • Drum Level Measurement

    Technique of Boiler Drum Level Measurement using Non-Contact Capacitive Sensor The conventional contact type drum level sensing techniques may suffer from the corrosion effect of the liquid incontact. In the present paper a novel non-contact capacitance type drum levelmeasurement technique has been described. Its theory of operation and preliminary experimental analysis at room temperature and pressure have been reported. Keywords : Boiler drum level; Modified Desanty bridge; Non-contact capacitive ...

    Capacitor, Glass, Inductor 1373  Words | 5  Pages

  • Comparative Essay (A contemplation Upon flowers by Henry King and Once Upon A Time by Gabriel Okara)

     In the poems “Once upon a Time” by Gabriel Okara and “A Contemplation Upon Flowers” by Henry King, both speakers yearn for transformation and spiritual renewal of their minds. In the poem “A Contemplation Upon Flowers” by Henry King the speaker reflects on his character. He compares the life of flowers to human life and how these flowers accept death with open arms, unlike him who fears it. He wishes to be brave like these flowers in the...

    Poetry 468  Words | 2  Pages

  • Latin Drums History

    Conga The conga drum originates from Africa. The name conga is probably derived from the name of it’s homeland, the Congolaise of Africa. Nonetheless, the Conga is also called the Tumbadora. The conga is a descendant of a conical shaped drum of “Makuta”. The conga has gone through several changes in form and materials since it was originally created. Today's congas are more rounded than its conical ancestor. The conga was originally made from wood, but is available today in fiberglass as well. ...

    Bongo drum, Conga, Drum 1103  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    novels but also in the simpler ones, themes like the fight between good and evil, love, between others. There are also the authors that actually mix the fantasy and the reality to a point that it is really hard to see the difference between them, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is said to be the father of this gender called “Magic Realism”, he said that the reason that he sees the world in that particular way of his, is because of the persons that raised him when he was really young “He was made by the sententious...

    Colombia, Gabriel García Márquez, Gustavo Rojas Pinilla 1457  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mystic Monk Coffee Case Study

    What is the vision and mission of Mystic Monk Coffee? Are they different? Father Daniel Mary’s vision was quite simple; he wanted to create a new Mount Carmel in the Rocky Mountains. His vision got more complex as he defined it. First he wanted change his small 13 monk monastery into a 500-acre monastery. These 500 acres would hold 30 monks, a Gothic church, a convent for Carmelite nuns, a retreat center for lay visitors, and a hermitage that presented a formidable challenge. In a letter on the...

    Coffea arabica, Coffee, Coffee preparation 2375  Words | 6  Pages

  • Mystic Monk Coffee

    Mystic Monk Coffee: Case Study BUS5480: Strategic Management Group A Oluwatoba Afolabi Timothy Beard James Carnrite Jared Fawcett Submitted to: Uchena Nwabueze (Professor) On March 17, 2013 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Carmelite Monks of Wyoming are a religious order of the Catholic Church, founded by Father Daniel. Father Daniel Mary has a vision of moving the monastery from the current small makeshift home to a 500-acre Irma Lake Ranch capable of housing up to 30 monks, a Covent...

    Carmelites, Coffee, Monk 1711  Words | 5  Pages

  • MMC - Mystic Monk Coffee Note

    CASE 1 MYSTIC MONK COFFEE David L. Turnipseed University of South Alabama As father daniel mary, the prior of the carmelite order monk in clark, wyoming. His vision of transforming the small brotherhood of 13 monks living in the small home used as makeshift rectory in to 500 acre monastery that would include accommodations for 30 monks, a gothic church, a convent for carmelite nuns, a retreat center for lay visitors, a hermitage presented a formidable challenge. However, as a former high school...

    Carmelites, Coffee, Mount Carmel 1329  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mystic Monk Coffee

    (Irma Lake Ranch). Here, he could accommodate new men into the brotherhood, and build his business establishment. For the past year Father Mary and his brotherhood have been purchasing Arabica coffee beans from Seattle, to distribute under the name Mystic Monk Coffee. The problem that arises is the capacity that the current monastery can produce (540 lbs/day). There are also many expenses the monks face while currently operating. If the monks could move to Irma Lake Ranch, many problems could be resolved;...

    Caffeine, Coffea, Coffea arabica 1261  Words | 5  Pages

  • Mystic Monk Coffee

    Mystic Monk Coffee The Vision The future direction Father Daniel Mary has established for the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming is to expand function by procurring a 500 acre property that will become the new Mount Carmel. This property would be utilized to create a monestary, equipped to house 30 monks, a Gothic church, a covent for Carmelite nuns, a retreat for lay visitors and a hermitage. Father Daniel's vision is to expand the monastery by purchasing the Irma Lake ranch for the list price...

    Carmelites, Coffee, Coffeehouse 967  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Magical Realism

    Gabriel García Márquez: Life Influences and Magical Realism September 19, 2012 Introduction The goal of this project proposal is to present background on the subjects of realism, magical realism, and Gabriel García Márquez. It will go in depth into Gabriel’s life as well as define the difference between realism and magical realism. The ultimate goal is to present a valid project idea pertaining to the three subjects previously mentioned; the project being a combination of a well-researched...

    Family, Fiction, Harper Perennial 1310  Words | 4  Pages

  • distant drums sound sweeter

    Honorable Chief Guest, Worthy President, Respected Teachers, And My Dear Fellow Students Assalamoalaikum! The topic of my speech for today is “Distant Drums Sound Sweeter”. Dear Audience, it was Francis Bacon who famously said that if you take all the vain opinions, flattering hopes and false valuations from the minds of the people, nothing will be left behind except melancholy and indisposition. Let’s have a look into our own lives, as our lives are full of desires, wishes...

    Exponential function, Exponential growth, Francis Bacon 549  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gabriel Orozco Research

    infinite ingenuity in which all substances are capable of astonishing the viewer. Gabriel Orozco was born into a very transitional time for Latin America. After a collaborative effort alongside the U.S. throughout the second world war, Mexico’s GDP rose significantly. Widespread good-feeling and financial growth attributed to the baby boom of the late 1950’s and early 60’s, hence, Gabriel Orozco was a product of youthful desire and ambition. Born in Jalapa, Veracruz to Cristina and Mario...

    Art critic, Citroën DS, Conceptual art 1669  Words | 5  Pages

  • Mystic Monk Coffee

     Written Case Analysis No. 2 Mystic Monk Coffee Submitted to: Joseph Pangilinan Submitted by: STRATMAnagers Abelardo, Kistine Leir Dumandan, Marielle Pamplona, Ciara Patricia Tan, Sarah Issey Case Background Vision: Our vision is to purchase the Irma Lake Ranch and expand its operations in order generate more funds for the new monastery Mission:Our mission is to produce high quality arabica coffee while living a life...

    Caffeine, Coffea, Coffea arabica 746  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mystic River Essay

    Mystic River Essay “‘You ever think,’ Jimmy said, ‘how the most minor decision can change the entire direction of your life?’” -Denis Lehane, Mystic River pg 216 Nobody is perfect. As humans we are always striving to reach perfection even though we know it cannot be achieved. We do things that set ourselves back in the attempt to be the best, but we always come back and try to redeem ourselves. In Dennis Lehane’s Novel Mystic River, each character at one point or another tries to redeem...

    American films, Anxiety, Dennis Lehane 893  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gabriel Okara: Analysing "Once upon a time".

    THE speaker in this poem reminisces about a time when people were sincere and caring in their dealings with one another; he speaks regretfully about the present time, when people are not like before. He seems to feel that people have lost the innocence and openness which he now sees in his young son; he wants to regain that innocence. The poem starts with the well-known words "Once upon a time", suggesting that what the speaker is going to say is a fairy tale, something so far-fetched it might not...

    Adult, Emotion, Gelotology 778  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Woodspurge by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

    The Woodspurge by Dante Gabriel Rossetti Biography Dante Gabriel Rossetti (12 May 1828 – 9 April 1882) was an English poet, illustrator, painter and translator. He was born in London to parents of Italian descent, the scholar Gabriel Rossetti and Frances Polidori. Originally named as Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti, he changed the order of his name to stress his kinship with the great Italian poet, Dante Alighieri. He was the brother of the poet Christina Rossetti, the critic William Michael...

    Christina Rossetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Elizabeth Siddal 1304  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mystic Monk Coffee Case Analysis

    Mystic Monk Coffee Company History Mystic Monk Coffee is a company established by Father Daniel Mary, the Prior of the Carmelite Order of monks in Clark, Wyoming. The monks are a group of 13 living in a small home. Coffee sales are used to support the brotherhood and to eventually prepare for expansion of the order. Coffee is produced using high quality fair trade Arabica and fair trade/organic Arabica beans. There are many popular flavors such as Mystical Chants of Carmel, Cowboy Blend,...

    Carmelites, Coffea arabica, Coffee 1084  Words | 4  Pages

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    CHRONICLES OF A DEATH FORETOLD BY GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ Certainly, Gabriel Garcia Marquez chose the use of magic realism as a tool to tell the story, which in fact is a real life story. In Sucre, Colombia there was a similar series of events and facts as the ones tell by Marquez in the book. These series of events are recreated from the author’s point of view in the predominantly conservative concepts, taboos and religiosity of a society based on an essential feature of magical realism. There...

    Gabriel García Márquez, Gender, Latin America 1125  Words | 3  Pages

  • Drum Major App

    Drum Major Audition 1. What specific skills do you posses that qualify you as a drum major. What qualifies me as a drum major is the experience that I have within this band program. Being a section leader for the past two years has given me a much better understanding of show and music, along with advanced understanding of marching technique and fundamentals. 2. Describe your level of musicianship and instrumental pedagogy skills. From the start of my music career at Cryar, I've always been...

    Brass instrument, Concert band, Foot 1935  Words | 6  Pages

  • "Beat! Beat! Drums!" by Walt Whitman.

    of Imagery "Beat! Beat! Drums!" The Civil War had a major impact on the people of America through the years of 1861 to 1865. Walt Whitman, a poet and Northerner of this time, wanted to capture the people's reactions of the war after finding out it was not going to end as quickly as they had anticipated. Whitman illustrated how the people, especially Northerners, changed throughout this conflict; he achieved this by using countless images in his poem, "Beat! Beat! Drums!" The main focus of the piece...

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