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    DRAMA For many decades‚ drama has been in our world. It gives us feelings‚ emotions‚ morality and sometimes quotes. What is drama exactly? Is it a play? An action? Or just an entertainment? Hamilton Carole in his article “the study of drama” defined Drama to be a representational art‚ a visible and audible narrative presenting virtual‚ fictional characters within a virtual‚ fictional universe. Also he stated “Dramatic realizations may pretend to approximate reality or else stubbornly defy‚ distort

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    Literature (from Latin litterae (plural); letter) is the art of written work. The word literature literally means: "things made from letters". Literature is commonly classified as having two major forms—fiction and non-fiction—and two major techniques—poetry and prose. Literature may consist of texts based on factual information (journalistic or non-fiction)‚ a category that may also include polemical works‚ biographies‚ and reflective essays‚ or it may consist of texts based on imagination (such

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    the writer organizes the concepts and ideas. – Text Structure 2. What should be your primary concern when reading literature? – Recognize the differences and similarities in real life experience 3. Literature leads us to ________ the life of man‚ society‚ culture‚ and tradition. – understand 4. How does literature affect you as readers? – Molds man as a total human being 5. In literature you can witness different emotions and struggles of life – True 6. A poem that expresses the emotions‚ feelings

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    I was the oldest of seven little boys and girls‚ who couldn’t understand what was going on. We were sitting in the hospital waiting room‚ some of us screaming and playing‚ others just silently crying and me‚ I was sitting next to my father‚ taking his hand into mine. The minutes seamed like hours‚ everything was so slow. Time passed and my brothers and sisters began to fall asleep all over the room‚ but my dad didn’t care‚ he just stood in the chair‚ with his hands covering his eyes. He wouldn’t

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    Victimization and Its Cures: Representations of South Eastern Europe in British Fiction and Drama of the 1990s. In: Betraying the Event: Constructions of Victimhood in Contemporary Cultures‚ Fatima Festic (ed.)‚ Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing‚ 2009‚ pp. 35 -65. VICTIMIZATION AND ITS “CURES”: REPRESENTATIONS OF SOUTH EASTERN EUROPE IN BRITISH FICTION AND DRAMA OF THE 1990s LUDMILLA KOSTOVA In his extended reflection on twentieth-century history Hope and Memory (2000; English

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    Zachary Linder Ms. Lichius AP Literature January 15‚ 2013 Introduction to Poetry In “Introduction to Poetry” by Billy Collins‚ the major theme portrayed is that‚ poetry is something to be experienced. Very often‚ readers will just go through the poem once and will then assume to figure out the underlying meaning. However‚ this is not true in Collins’ eyes. Collins believes that you need to be patient with poetry and he tells you this through a series of metaphors. Throughout the poem‚ there

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    Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing by Roberts and Jacobs Mary F. Clifford‚ Instructor English Composition III What Is Literature and Why Do We Study It? • Literature is – Composition that tells a story‚ dramatizes a situation‚ expresses emotions‚ analyzes and advocates ideas – Helps us grow personally and intellectually – Provides an objective base for knowledge and understanding – Shapes our goals and values by clarifying our own identities‚ both positively and negatively

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    INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE COURSE OUTLINE   Course Description: This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of literary study and analysis. Students will be introduced to the fundamental elements of poetrydrama‚ and fiction; basic literary terminology; and strategies for analyzing texts based on close reading. Students will also practice writing short literary analysis.    Course Objectives • Develop your basic understanding on what literature

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    APPRECIATING DANCE Dance - is an art and a recreation that involves the rhythmical movement of the body‚ usually with music‚ to express an idea or emotion‚ to narrate a story or simply enjoy and take pleasure in the movement itself - As an art‚ a dance may tell a story‚ set a mood or express an emotion - As a form of recreation‚ it has provided fun‚ relaxation‚ and companionship -As an art it started from the moment it was harnessed to a rhythm‚ probably the stamping of the feet and clapping

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    Poetry analysis of ‘Introduction to Poetry’ The Poem “Introduction to Poetry” is by Billy Collins‚ an English poet‚ and it is about how teachers often force students to over-analyze poetry and to try decipher every possible meaning portrayed throughout the poem rather than allowing the students to form their own interpretation of the poem based on their own experiences. Throughout the poem‚ a number of literary devices are used. For example: “or press an ear against its hive”. Using this metaphor

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    Period 5  Introduction To Literature Essay  Is it Literature?   What is Literature? What is literature? To some there may not be a difference between  these two questions posed‚ but in reality these two questions have totally different answers. One  somewhat consistent difference between the two words Literature and literature is that Literature  refers to a much more exclusive group of writing pieces than literature. The focus of this essay is  to identify a couple pieces of Literature‚ not literature

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    Final Rough Draft Paper Comparisons of two stories Eng 125: Introduction to Literature “The Welcome Table” By Alice Walker/ “What its like to be a black girl” by Smith Both of these stories represent the African American woman who have been forced to face challenges of sexism‚ racism and stereotypes in the American

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    LIVESmore... Panitikan: An Essay On Philippine Literature Philippine Literature started as a chant from tribes/ tribal chanting until the present time where in colonial days‚ the voices of the Filipinos against the Spaniards is voiced out through their native languages and through English (in verse and in prose). Development: riddles/ chanting/Through Voices/sound to written works such as verse and prose. - Indigenous Philippine Literature was born in the ethnic community -

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    Final Paper Rough Draft 1 1. Final Paper Rough Draft You need a header on every page‚ and a page number on the top right of every page. [Guillermo Ruvalcaba (TA)] Lakerria Smith ENG125: Introduction to Literature Rebecca Morrin January 21‚ 2013 Race / Ethnicity First my race is black. I don’t have a race or a culture. These statements are common examples of how many people view their race and identity. Even though many are unsure or unaware of what it really means to have a culture‚ we

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    Literature expresses the feelings of the people to the society to the government Literature – as a faithful reproduction of man’s manifold experiences blended into one harmonious expression. Literature can be said to be the story of man’s loves griefs‚ thoughts‚ dreams and aspirations coached in beautiful language. Literature - deals with ideas thoughts & emotions of man or printed matter written within a book‚ magazine‚ pamphlet. Reasons for study literature? 1. We study literature

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    supreme treasure of Truth resides. The earliest literary writings in India‚ composed between 1400 BCE and 1200 CE‚ were in the Sanskrit language. Prominent works of this Sanskrit literature include epics such as the Mahābhārata and the Ramayana‚ the dramas of Kālidāsa such as the The Recognition of Śakuntalā‚ and poetry such as the Mahākāvya.  This period was characterised by a varied and wide spectrum of thought and expression; as a consequence‚ medieval Indian literary works differed significantly

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    Introduction to Poetry” contains imagery‚ hyperbole‚ and ethos. The purpose of the poem is to explain how to write a poem. Collins includes the struggles of understanding a poem and getting the audience to understand how to do it correctly. Collins also tells how students overthink poems meanings. Imagery is used all throughout this poem. Collins describes everything in precise detail so that the audience can have an exceptional mental picture. “I want them to waterski across the surface of a poem…”

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    Analysis of Introduction to Poetry & Reading PoetryIntroduction to Poetry” by Billy Collins the theme that there is most focuses on is the experience getting out of reading a poem. When reading a poem readers tend to just read the poem and then come to a direct conclusion and assume that they understand the meaning‚ and not looking at it in a different way. This is not what Billy Collins wants “them” referring to his students to do. In the first stanzas it shows how “I” who is referred to

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    Importance of Poetry in LiteraturePoetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper‚ unnamed feelings which form the substratum of our being‚ to which we rarely penetrate; for our lives are mostly a constant evasion of ourselves.” ’ T.S. Eliot Poetry‚ just as in other literature contributes a major role in the development of many aspects of life. The utilization of poets and poetry can serve for many different positive purposes and effects on society. Poetry may supply

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    The use of symbol in poetry and in literature as a whole is commonplace because it is an outlet for the author ’s creative psyche. A symbol is a creative use of metaphor‚ using a comparison but not just a direct comparison. The author attempts to achieve the effect that there is much more than just the reader ’s initial reaction creating a want to delve deeper into the true meaning‚ leaving a vast space of interpretation. Allegory on the other hand is a specific comparison‚ a symbol that is set

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