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  • Lasse Hallstrom's Choolat And La La Land Summary

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    Dreams are only fulfilled in fantasies. In Lasse Hallstrom’s Chocolat and Damien Chazelle’s La La Land, both authors explore the importance of sacrifice, drive and perseverance in achieving one’s dream in spite of all the obstacles. Through the use of imagery of colour, characterisation and setting, Hallstrom and Chazelle share insight on what it is like to have a dream in today’s society, that there are many obstacles for disheartening, but that all the hardships are worth it. Judgement and criticism

  • La Llorona

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    La Llorona or the Crying woman is a legend that goes back century’s in the Mexican culture. Some of the earliest recorded sightings are legends of The Aztecs, who say that the goddess Cihuacoatl took the form of a woman dressed all in white and spent the nights weeping about the impending doom of the native people by the Spanish conquistidors. Later in a story reflecting the Greek story of Medea, a woman has children by the conquer Cortez’ and when he is called back to Spain and decides to take

  • La Booheme And Rent

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    Musical theatre has been a form of art and entertainment for hundreds of years. The early example of opera plays is Dofene, performed in 1597. La boheme was written and composed by Giacomo Puccini. The play is based in a french play ’Scénes de la vie de boléme’ by Henri Murger published in 1851. The world premiere was in Turin, Italy in 1896. This was close to the end of the 19th century where the theatre was turning from romanticism more into the genre of social realism. In contrast, Rent was written

  • La Strada ( The Road )

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    La Strada (The Road) is a 1954 Italian drama film directed by Federico Fellini from his own screenplay co-written with Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano. The film portrays a naïve young woman (Giulietta Masina) bought from her mother by a brutish strongman (Anthony Quinn) who takes her with him on the road, encounters with his rival the Fool (Richard Basehart) and ends with their destruction. It stars Giulietta Masina as Gelsomina, Anthony Quinn as Zampanò, and Richard Basehart as Il Matto,

  • Essay On Las Meninas

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    Las Meninas is an old painting that Diego Velazquez made long time ago. It talk about the king’s family and maids. Las Meninas is one of the most important paintings made in the nineteenth century. It was made using oil and canvas. Diego Velazquez is a well-known Spanish painter born in June 6, 1599 in Seville, Spain. He was only thirteen years old when he started drawing. He got married Juana, Pacheco’s daughter ‘a person he worked with for five years’ the couple had two daughters. He lived his

  • Summary Of The Las Meninas

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    Page 1 of 4 ZOOM Harlie UnderhillDecember 4, 2017Spanish 1B - HudsonLas MeninasThe Las Meninas is a piece of artwork made by Diego Velázquez in 1656 in the Cuarta del Principe in Almcázar in Madrid. It is one of the most famous paintings in the Spanish history. Velazquez was trying to bring this painting closer to Spanish History. The artwork is a painting of the infanata and her attendants. She has two maids around her, and José Nieto in the doorway. Behind the infanata there is a canvas

  • The Origins of La Llorona

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    The legend, La Llorona or the weeping woman is one of the best known classic Hispanic tales. Many versions of La Llorona are told universally, but has origin roots from Mexico. This folklore typically involves a restless, ghostly entity as a beautiful lady dressed in white who wanders at night and is seen or heard wailing for her dead children. Because of a heartbreak la Llorona killed her own children. It is said that her soul now wanders sadly calling her children appearing mysteriously in different

  • Las Meninas Essay

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    Las Meninas (after cleaning), 10 ft. 7 in. × 9 ft. ½ in. (3.23 × 2.76 m), in Museo del Prado, Madrid- Spain is an oil on canvas which is done by the main Baroque artist in the seventeenth century, counter-reformation, Diego Velázquez(1599–1660). This work is not just greeting for the artist’s genius as a painter, but at the same time is about the very specialty of painting. This Velázquez’s unqualified masterpiece is monumental which is painted on 1656. The complex works and composition raise questions

  • Las Vegas

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    Analysis of the Agglomeration Effects in Las Vegas Table of Contents Introduction 3 Motivation 3 Background and History 3 Las Vegas Strip Today 6 Location Quotient of Las Vegas 7 Development Phases of Las Vegas 8 The First Wave of Development 9 Supply-side Factors 9 Demand-side Factors 10 The Second Wave of Development 11 Demand-side Factors 11 Supply-side Factors 13 Summary of Development Phases 14 Comparing Macau with Las Vegas 15 Lessons Learnt For Singapore 17

  • The Legend of La Llorona Essay

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    A Guatemalan native, a male graduate student that I work with in my research group at the University told this story. He came from the countryside, living in a small village back home. According to him, the story of La Llorona, involving a weeping woman, arose sometime in the 1700s and became well known both at school and home. Some claimed to have actually seen the weeping woman. Some disregard it as unscientific and implausible. No one is sure of the exact origin of this urban legend. This

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