"Clown" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Clown

    Clown a performer‚ usually in a circus‚ who plays the fool‚ performs practical jokes‚ and does tricks to make people laugh. Other names for clowns are buffoon‚ jester‚ fool‚ conjurer‚ mirthmaker‚ tumbler‚ gleeman‚ mime‚ actor‚ harlequin‚ merry counselor‚ comic‚ and puppeteer. Even though there are many types of clowns‚ each clown develops a face‚ meaning a personality. A clown’s face‚ once created‚ becomes the clown’s unique personal property.

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  • History of Clowns

    History of Clowns David Ball What do you think of when you hear the word clown‚ you may think of the circus or a striking fear that could paralyze you in your tracks. A clown really is "a familiar comic character of pantomime and circus known by his distinctive makeup and costume‚ ludicrous antics‚ and buffoonery‚ whose purpose is to induce hearty laughter." ("A Brief History of Clowning") The first traceable evidence of the clown was in Ancient Greece‚ these clowns were bald headed‚ padded

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  • The Horror Clown

    Outline I Introduction a The history of clowns b Examples of modern horror clowns c Thesis statement II Comparing early clowns to horror clowns a Skills and character traits of early clowns that can be seen in today’s horror clowns b Negative incidents of clowns in history i The “parasite” ii Medieval fool iii Grimaldi iv The Arlecchino III Modern occurences of horror clowns in movies and real life a Determining the point at which the horror clown became mainstream i John Wayne Gacy

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  • Clown Phobia

    Coulrophobia “Clown Phobia” Informal Learning Experience Shalunda Lester University Of Phoenix Coulrophobia “Clown Phobia” Informal Learning Experience Coulrophobia also know as clown phobia is very common in children. The University of Sheffield conducted a study in 2008 and concluded that a lot children did not like clown decorations in physicians ’ office settings or hospitals. The researchers questioned more than 250 kids ages between four to 16 on what they thought about the idea

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  • The Crazy Clown Craze In North America

    The Crazy Clown Craze Recently this nation and social media have erupted in a massive search for these mysterious clowns. After the first sighting in North Carolina this craze has spread like wildfire across our nation. Although there are some people that do not care about these clowns‚ many people are very concerned for their and their children’s safety‚ security‚ and peace of mind. Everybody and their brother have been hunting these clowns down like their lives depend on it. The purpose of people

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  • Shalimar the Clown Salman Rushdie

    Book Review: Shalimar The Clown Salman Rushdie The story begins with chapter „India“. India is a young girl‚ ambassador’s daughter. His father is Max Ophuls‚ American former ambassador to India‚ and now the counter-terrorism chief. In this chapter writer describes her wish to know more about her dead mother and reason why her father dont’t want to talk about her mother’s death. The plot of this chapter is setteled in Los Angeles in 90’s. There she met her father’s chauffeur who was

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  • Summary Of The Boy Who Loved Clowns

    The Boy Who Loved Clowns is a book by June Rae Wood‚ this book has come to readers attentions‚ that it was written on accomplice of her childhood. Wood grew up in Versailles‚ Missouri‚ the second of eight children. The third child‚ Richard‚ was born with down syndrome- which is who Uncle Punky portrays in the book. Back in the “dark ages” is when society didn’t know and/or respect the disabled community. Richard was a “happy go lucky man” recalls Woods‚ but some kids were afraid of him‚ so the family

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  • Cindy Sherman Analysis

    gone with her usual style of styling herself to unrecognizable lengths. She is wearing a bright rainbow wig and typical ‘clown’ makeup. But what is notable about this photograph is that she is wearing a neck brace‚ and what could possibly be a hospital gown‚ clearly hinting that this clown has had an accident. This leads on to the message behind this portrait‚ the way that clowns are generally depicted as jolly‚ funny characters as the bright‚ almost garish‚ colours suggest... But behind his bright

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  • It the Clown

    Three reasons why the clown called it is my favorite movie. The first reason why the clown called it is my favorite movie is because it is a horror movie. Second reason why is because it has a clown in it (even though I hate clowns). And finally is because it is gruesome. Three reasons why this movie is scary to me. The first reason why the movie The Clown Called It is scary is because of the clown It. The second reason why is because its makeup is very uncomfortable. And Last but not least

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  • Ancient Greek Theatre Essay

    they theatres (amphitheaters) were built in such a way that even the smallest sounds were heard by everyone in the theatre. Clowning Outline the 3 types of clown. For each type‚ outline the charcter‚ makeup‚ costume and modern day example. The Auguste clown is the most comedic of all clowns. His actions are wilder than the other clowns. He is often the troublemaker. The Auguste‚ usually wears pink‚ red‚ or tan rather than white coloured makeup. The features are exaggerated in size and are typically

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