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  • Philip Glass And Robert Wilson's Einstein On The Beach

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    In 1976, composer Philip Glass and director Robert Wilson collaborated to create the groundbreaking opera Einstein on the Beach, which may be the most significant product of either individual’s artistic output. Though rarely performed, Einstein on the Beach is considered one of the most influential and revolutionary contributions to the operatic genre. Deeply experimental, featuring minimal plot and nearly five hours of simplistic, repetitive music, Einstein on the Beach is now revered as a masterpiece

  • Protest In 1908, By Philip Glass: Music Analysis

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    Protest in 1908, this composer is none other but Philip Glass. Glass was always looking to present his music in a very bizarre, but different and in a unique way since the 80’s. In contrast, the second composer who will be discussed is Arnold Schoenberg, he was a composer who told a story through the pieces he had composed; for example Schoenberg composed Gebet an Pierrot No. 9 in 1912 which is expressed in a distinct and narrative way. Both Glass and Schoenberg contributed a great deal of music

  • Koyaanisqatsi Life Out Of Balance Analysis

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    In the 1982 film by Godfrey Reggio, Ron Fricke and Philip Glass, Koyaanisqatsi: Life out of Balance, the filmmakers use imagery and music rather than dialogue to convey emotion, time and meaning. The images in the film is primarily time-lapse and slow motion footage of natural landscapes in the United States, cities and human machinery/development. It requires skill and experience to create a film with no dialogue that can effectively convey a message. Without words it would also be challenging creating

  • Solo Performance Theatre : The Theorist, The Theory And The Contexts

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    designer. I chose this theorist because I was interested by the fact that he grew up with an auditory processing diagnosis (Koniasberg) which is also a diagnosis that I have. Wilson is well known for his collaboration with other artists such as Philip Glass on Einstein on the Beach as well as Lady Gaga. Wilson often pushes the boundaries of theatre. In other words, “His works are noted for their austere style, very slow movement, and often extreme scale in space or in time” (Duffie) Furthermore, “His

  • Comparison Of Savagery In Lord Of The Flies

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    Weakened by the day’s toll, fair Simon walks towards the fire. He unknowingly walks towards what will be his deathbed. He is beaten to shreds when the other boys mistake him for the beast- or do they? As his lifeless body floats out to sea, the boys are in denial and disbelief. The tone and language used in both of these passages found in chapter 9 of “Lord of the flies” creates a large contrast between Simon’s murder and his valediction. Because it is written with Golding’s beliefs about humanity

  • Truman 's Life Is Real For Many Reasons

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    1. Truman begins doubt whether or not his life is real for many reasons. The first reason being the light that falls from the sky, which he’s never seen anything like that before and has no idea what to think about it. Another reason is that Truman sees his father who “died” in a boating accident when he was a child. Truman seeing his father is what really pushed him over the edge into realizing that nothing in his life was actually real. The third thing that pushed him to question his

  • Free Will In The Movie 'The Truman Show' In Philosophy

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    The Truman Show” in Philosophy In the movie “The Truman Show” Truman Burbank is the main character where he has lived all of his life in the small town of “Seahaven”. There Truman has lived all of his life believing that he is living a normal life, but his whole life he has been filmed and watched by the whole world. His reality was the town and the universal reality was apart of watching him in his daily life and his reality. “The Truman Show” is an example of the concept of Free Will because Truman

  • The Metamorrphosis And The Truman Show Analysis

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    As Christof said “We accept the reality of the world with which we’re presented. It’s as simple as that” meaning no one really questions their life until something changes. In the novella The Metamorphosis by Kafka and The Truman Show, both main characters Gregor and Truman go through a major change. While Gregor’s was not for the good because he went from being the backbone of the family to being a burden, and Truman’s change was for the better since he went from being oblivious to what his life

  • Dystopian Comparisons Essay

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    In the Book A Clockwork Orange, the short stories Harrison Burgeron, The Lottery and the movies Gattaca and the Truman Show by Anthony Burgess, Kurt Vonnegut, Shirly Jackson, Andrew Niccol and Peter Wier respectively. These pieces of literature(and cinematography) all have a society that controls and manipulates the individual or Protaganist. The society does this because it wants total control over both the individual and the society as a whole. A Clockwork Orange is futuristic look at England

  • The Master Path to Our Destiny in the Hunger Games

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    In a general apprehension path is defined as the route or course along which something travels or moves. In the concept of human being it involves to follow our destiny. The concept of path raise much debate mostly about whether our path is deciding by us or someone else. Many christian argue that their path is already written before they even born, but in my point of view we are the only master of our path because of our power to choose and decide. In my point of view our path is deciding by