Inspiration came when he wrote his famous Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini. Today it is his best-known work in the United States, and also, my personal favorite I love how lively and upbeat it is... So he continued composing and went on to write his Symphonic Dances and his Symphony number 3. sadly Symphonic Dances were his last completed work. Because he fell ill in the concert tour of 1943. He was diagnosed with lung cancer and was thought to be triggered by his heavy smoking.
In 1941, Orson Welles directed a movie that many now consider to be the best movie ever made. With eight wins and twelve other nominations, Citizen Kane stars Welles himself, playing newspaper tycoon Charles Foster Kane, who was based on the real-life William Randolph Hearst. The story immediately begins with Kane’s death, and his last word sparks a wave of curiosity among journalists, leaving them to investigate the meaning of the mysterious “Rosebud.” During the film, the audience learns that Kane, although wealthy, was not necessarily happy; he had lost love and respect numerous times throughout his life, and each of those events forced him into a deeper state of isolation. On the other hand, 2010 movie The Social Network, directed by David
The fact, that most people infer this poem to be about abuse is reasonable. however, according to Roethke’s biography, his father passed away due to cancer in 1923, when he was just 14, basically forcing him to become head of the family. In results to this, Roethke suffered from depression and other mental illnesses, and not to mention, his mental breakdown in 1935. Influenced by this tragic event, he then later wrote “My Papa’s Waltz” in 1942. Nevertheless, with his use of diction and sensory imagery, he successfully provided readers with an unexpected controversy.
The movie “The Notebook” is based on the best selling novel written by Nicholas Sparks. The love story that this film tells is an absolutely beautiful one. And although I cry each time, I enjoy over and over. The Notebook is about an elderly man (Noah) who is telling the story of his life to the one he loves, his wife (Allie). Allie has irreversible dementia which has been caused by her having Alzheimer’s Disease.
His uncle 's one condition was that Oscar "not write one line" during this theater apprenticeship. Hammerstein complied, working his way up from scenery to production stage manager for all of Arthur 's shows in 1919. In this position Hammerstein was able to do some writing and rewriting on scripts in development. Eventually he was writing musical comedies of his own. His first success as a librettist came in 1922 with Wildflower, written with Otto Harbach.
“Trifles” by Susan Glaspell, is a dramatic one act play written in 1916. The plot of the play is about a wife who is accused of murdering her husband. Originally, the one act play was introduced to the theatre in the eighteenth century as a closing act to the main production, however in the nineteenth century, the popularity and success of the short play grew and instead of the audience watching it after the main show, it became the pre-show entertainment. Trifles is a well written one act play because it is filled with important clues through its use of symbolism and imagery. These two literary devices are extremely significant because it gives the audience mental pictures of all the clues to come to the conclusion of what happened to the accused.
“ A new species would bless me as its creator and source; many happy and excellent natures would woe their being to me. No father could claim the gratitude of his child so completely as I should deserve theirs.” (pg. 80-81) This tireless search for glory and praise brought nothing but disappointment. Although Charles Dickens published Great Expectations nearly 40 years after Shelley’s Frankenstein, and the similarities are undeniable. The inflated sense of and dissatisfaction with the current state of his status and search for glory that Pip develops at Miss Havisham directly mirrors Victors ravenous search for fame when he studies at the University.
Age and Literature 1.About Fitzgerald and Gatsby Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigm writings of the Jazz Age.His grandfather is a millionaire,so families had a tradition of uppers classes,but his father generation economic power plummeted.so his first love called Ginevra broken up with him because of his poor,his fiancee called Zelda Fitzgerald also killed their marriage because his meager income.Until his famous masterpiece published in 1920 and he became overnight sensation,So they married in 1921.Since then,he mostly wrote the American upper class,the characters in his works aimed at the pursuit of material success,also can saying this was his own life goals.He admired the luxury of the upper class,but on the other hand,he also saw the empty essence about this kind of voluptuous life. When it comes to Gatsby,in the novel,he lived in luxury,held party everyday, there are tons of people and the lights were on full blast,but no one had seen Gatsby.Actually,during the war,Gatsby fall in love with Daisy,but just like the author’s experience,Daisy refused him because of his poor,but married with Tom.Five yeas later,Gatsby made a
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds." Albert Einstein arguably one of the smartest beings to walk the planet Earth said this. When the professor who revolutionized physics with his General Theory of Relativity was 16, the head of his Munich school wrote in a damning report: “He will never amount to anything.” Einstein, who died in 1955 aged 76 after a career garlanded with honors including a Nobel Prize, clearly took the criticism on the chin. This story shows how Albert Einstein overcame adversity, and throughout all the hate, Einstein listened to his heart and did what he truly wanted to do. In the novel Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, Achebe demonstrates how one's life leads them on a journey
Abstract Jose Zorilla was a well recognized romantic poet during this era. Jose was born on February 21, 1817 in Valladolid, Spain and died on January 23, 1893 ini Madrid. Zorilla studied law at a university, but his father did not approve of his studies. Due to the disappoint and negativity of his father Zorilla stole a mule and fled to Madrid. In 1873 he became an overnight success with his recitation of an elegy at the funeral of the poet Marino Jose de Larra.
7 ½ Cents is a comic about a strike in a pajama factory. Prince hired his former boss Abbott to help turn the novel into a musical, naming it The Pajama Game. The Pajama Game was directed by Abbott. The show resulted in a huge success, making it the hit of 1954. It even won Broadway’s Tony Award of “Best Musical of the Year”.
He won the Pulitzer Prize for “A Streetcar Named Desire” in 1948 and for “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” in 1955. These two plays were later filmed, with great success, by noted directors such as Elia Kazan with whom Tennessee Williams developed a very close artistic relationship and Richard Brooks. Both plays included references to elements of William’s life like Homosexuality, mental instability, and lastly, alcoholism. Characters in his plays are often related and seen as representations of his family members. Williams died in 1983 when he choked on a medicine bottle cap in an alcohol related incident at the Elysee Hotel in New York City.
Scott soon realized that he was an alcoholic and he had lost most of his money, so Scott signed a movie contract, however in the end Zelda and Fitzgerald payed the prices of their mistakes and Scott died in December 21, 1940 from having two heart attacks. Even if F. Scott Fitzgerald has made big mistakes he was still admired for expressing deeply into the stories and novels he wrote, although he wrote about life lessons he didn’t follow them making people wonder. People are fascinated by his marvelous literary language after World War II especially when his last book went unfinished of his death. For Fitzgerald’s literary language, it was just as great as Shakespeare, many people theorize so much over F. Scott Fitzgerald and his bestselling
His best known plays include 'All My Sons, ' 'A View from the Bridge, ' 'The Crucible ' and the Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Death of a Salesman. '” Arthur Miller’s family were very successful, however lost pretty much everything when the stock market crashed in 1929. When he knew he had to attend college, he wrote his first play ‘No