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"Rhapsody in Blue" Analysis

George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” is a unique piece of music—this fact was undeniable upon its debut in 1924, and still proves true to this day. 715 more words

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Rabelais Carnival

Rabelais was an influential French Renaissance writer.  For my research I will be drawing information from two of his most influential novels “Gargantua” & “Pantagruel”.  Mikhail Bakhtin a Russian scholar later did his dissertation on these two novels. 333 more words

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The origins of Commedia dell'arte (Comedy of Craft)

Commedia dell’arte originated in the 16th century and is characterized by masked improvised performances. Aristocrats often patronized acting troupes during this time, but also towns/ villages would pay them to perform during the carnival season (time before lent). 270 more words

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Research Journal 14

Elizabeth Wardle writes “identity, Authority, and Learning to Writing in New Workplaces”. In this she discusses an example of Alan. Alan is a computer science specialist who joins a humanities department at a major midwestern university. 278 more words

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“Conversely, a person can understand clearly how to speak in ways that are acceptable in particular circumstances, but if not endowed with some recognized institutional authority, all the relevant and appropriate words in the world will not command it: “authority comes to language from outside . 319 more words

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DCR Transcript 2

My second interview took place on Thursday February 12th, 2015 at approximately three – thirty pm. My interviewee was Amal Dahmani, who has had many jobs through the University of Michigan Hospital. 1.549 more words

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DCR Transcript 1

My first interview took place on Wednesday February 11th, 2015 at approximately eight am. My first interviewee was Abi Garrison, who originally started working at the University of Michigan Emergency department as an RN in 2009 until sometime in 2011, during the year of 2011 Abi switched over to work at the University of Michigan Mott Emergency Department; also known as C.E.S. 1.478 more words

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