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Scott Joplin & George Gershwin

time," then shortened to "ragtime" (Porter, 1973, p. 2). The innovations that Joplin brought to ragtime were remarkable and uniqu...

Scott Joplin/Maple Leaf Rag

moved to St. Louis in 1901, which is when he produced a string of hits, such as The Entertainer, which was featured in the 1973 fi...

'Classical' and 'Pop' Gap That Was George Gershwin

a "serious" composer by the critics, they were extremely mindful that Gershwin did not orchestrate the first performance of Rhapso...

In His Own Write - A Creative Look at George Gershwin

In six pages George Gershwin's own vantage point is applied to the American composer's life and musical theater contributions. Th...

African American Artistic and Musical Contributions

In five pages this research paper assesses the artistic and musical contributions of African Americans throughout history in the m...

Literature and Music Expressed in the Nationalist Culture of African Americans

In six pages this paper discusses the expression of cultural nationalism in African American literature and music as depicted in t...

Overview of Singer Janis Joplin

Initially, Joplin considered her emotional problems to be of social origin, and her songs initially reflected her belief in the li...

'The American Schubert' Scott Joplin

In an essay consisting of five pages a discussion of the technical qualities of Joplin's music, his aesthetic progression, influen...

American Composers George Gershwin and Aaron Copland

is played slightly faster, and the ending return to the original tempo. It begins in F major, with a simple harmony that is build ...

Art Music Composers and Jazz's Influence

the realm of art music during the course of his career, George Gershwin. While Stravinskys work shows the influence of jazz, it wa...

Reading as a Form of Resistance

imagine a more severe disparity of power than the one that exists in present-day Iran since its revolution and the institution of ...

Do Violent Video Games Encourage Violence Among Children

This paper reviews author Scott Shackford's defense of violent video games as published in the article Imaginary Guns Don't Kill P...

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Crack-Up

the age of about thirteen and well-brought-up boy children from about eight years old on...I forgot to add that I liked old men --...

Walter Scott's Ivanhoe and Chivalry

in his disguise as the Black Knight, praises Locksley/Robin Hood, as he says that a man who "does good, having the unlimited power...

George O’Kelly and Jay Gatsby

he comes back to try and win Jonquil again, and by then he is a success; in addition, he has made his fortune in civil engineering...

Constructivism

that knowledge is something that grows throughout childhood and it is not linear (Silverthorn, 1999). His theories focused on how ...

Saving Face: An Analysis of George Orwell’s “Shooting an Elephant”

which he attended from 1917-1921 (Merriman). In 1922, Blair went to Burma, apparently following his fathers inspiration, and join...

Taking on Hepatitis B in a Philadelphia High School

programs on Hepatitis B and the risk factors that increase ones susceptibility. The first of these programs will provide an overv...

Homeland Security Personal Response

are occasionally updated, which means the activist is still under secret surveillance. Considering the culture of fear in which Am...

George Stubbs' Painting Displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

In five pages this paper discusses George Stubbs' artistry in a consideration of his paintings' composition and line uses....

George Ritzer's The McDonaldization of Society

In five pages this paper examines the theory presented by George Ritzer in his text with Marxism among the topics of discussion....

George A. Reker's Counseling Families

parents hold down full-time jobs are the rule rather than the exception, and as Rekers has observed, this creates problems among b...

Analysis of Waverley by Sir Walter Scott

written as hardly to be distinguished from memoirs... The splendid pages of Froissart, with his heart-stirring and eye-dazzling de...

Col. Robert L. Scott Junior's God is My Co Pilot

In five pages this paper discusses the humanistic aspects that are featured in Scott's wartime memoir. There are no other sources...

Educational Leadership Effectiveness

In five pages this essay considers what it takes to achieve effectiveness in educational leadership with an application of Scott's...

Blade Runner and Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

In a paper consisting of 5 pages Ridley Scott's film and Philip K. Dick's novel are compared in terms of characterization and huma...

Feminist Views on Women in Afghanistan Under the Taliban Rule

An article on the Taliban rule in Afghanistan and how it has oppressed women is discussed through an application of Joan Scott's f...

A Comparison of Shelley's Frankenstein and Scott's Blade Runner

forever hovering overhead beckon to the fleeing people that their safety exists in the off-world colonies, demonstrating that eart...

The Cuban Swimmer by Milcha Sanchez Scott

In five pages this paper critically analyzes Milcha Sanchez Scott's one act play The Cuban Swimmer. Three sources are cited in th...

Systems Theory of W. Richard Scott

In eight pages this paper examines W. Richard Scott's organizational systems theory as described in his text ORGANIZATIONS. Two s...