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    Triumph of Good in Captain Corelli's Mandolin   Despite a backdrop of war, many characters in "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" are essentially good. This goodness in many characters overcomes the difficulties within relationships and the difficulties posed by war. De Bernières shows the triumphant nature of this goodness through his characters as they interact and develop relationships with one another. The island of Cephallonia has been able to survive through a history full of invasions. Its

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    Louis de Bernieres's Captain Corelli’s Mandolin Louis de Bernieres uses three principal techniques to portray the effects of war so powerfully in his book. These techniques are the powerful narrative, strong pictorial language, and black humour. Above all, the message is conveyed in the narrative, especially when Louis De Bernieres graphically describes the war’s impact on the soldiers who are fighting for their country. At first, the soldiers are united in their fight against the enemy

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    Louis de Bernières' Novel Captain Corelli's Mandolin Already from the first chapter the author introduces us to one of the most important characters of the book, Dr. Iannis. There are several factors that help the writer to present him to the readers. The most important ones are language (including the narrative style) and classical allusions. The diction in this chapter is very difficult and contains a lot of medical terminology. This shows us that Dr. Iannis is a very educated man

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    have set platforms of instruments associated with each one and many musicians respect that by applying only those instruments to their respected genre. However, performing artist Chris Thile is currently expanding what genres are associated with the Mandolin through his music. Thile is diversifying the musical field by

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    Ads are made to grab a certain audience and make that audience relate to the specific ad or make them want to go out and purchase the product that is being promoted. Many ads are trying to sell specific items; but if a person really analyses the ad, the company is selling or promoting more than one item. In this ad the company Gibson is promoting a specific guitar to be sold. In the ad there is a six-string, electric guitar standing up with the wording, “If this doesn’t get you laid you should

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    Ukulele Research Paper

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    Leis and Luaus are all that really come to mind when a ukulele is mentioned, but to many people’s surprise some evidence suggests otherwise. It is said that the ukulele is a possible derivative of a similar Portuguese instrument called the machete, which literally translates to “jumping flea”. This instrument was taken over seas on boats when work hands for plantations were brought over. The ukulele gained popularity when King Kalakaua of Hawaii, a musician himself, took it up and essentially made

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    Twang! Tee-Hee! That’s a pretty good explanation of my time at my concert. The winter of 2014, I went to a Dailey & Vincent Concert. It was a Christmas concert, and it was joyous. Dailey & Vincent are a Christian Bluegrass band that are probably the funniest people in the Bluegrass community. They are hilarious! During the Winter of 2014, the day after we got out of school for Christmas Break, I went to a Concert. First of All, How did I end up coming to a Christmas Bluegrass concert? Well

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    The Republic of Lithuania, one of the three Baltic states, is located along the shore of the Baltic Sea in Northeastern Europe. The texture of the folk pieces are typically polyphonic, featuring such instruments such as flutes and kankles. The Lithuanian Kankle is a string instrument which could be described as a mixture of the harp and piano. It is played on a flat surface by plucking the strings with a pick or fingers. A piece of soft wood covers a hollowed out trapezoidal piece of hardwood. Sound

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    For my favorite instrument, I chose the guitar. Many people across the globe are familiar with the sounds of the guitar. This chordophone, with such a diverse sound, has been showcased in our favorite songs and bands for decades. As familiar as we are with the sound, how familiar are we the history, manufacturers, artists, composers, and its popularity in a traditional orchestra? First, I will discuss the history of the guitar; when it started, the miraculous evolution, and the manufacturers

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    This web design evaluation report is based on Flip Band’s website. Flip Band is a local Palmerston North band that provides live music entertainment throughout the North Island of New Zealand. Web Design Best Practices are used as a guideline to evaluate the site. The target audience are individuals seeking live music entertainment for their corporate functions, weddings, birthdays, special events, bars, restaurants, hotels and private parties. The image used as a main header is appealing and shows

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