According to historians, there were three different types of medieval bards. The first one sang songs of praises and victories, the second one sang about the laws of the nation, while the third kind sang about family histories as well as poetic genealogies. Daily Life of a Medieval Bard Medieval bards maintained such high esteem all throughout Ireland and the Wales. Throughout the middle ages, kings and chieftains acquired services from medieval bards and bestowed gifts to them in exchange of their services. On some occasions, monasteries also maintained bards to serve them as genealogists and historians as early medieval literature were not yet written.
Even musicians took inspiration from the trials. Many musicians who took inspiration from the trials include Rob Zombie, Motionless in White, Liars, and many others. Television shows such as the vampire diaries take heavy elements from the Salem witch trials. Bonnie Bennett, Elena's best friend, is a descendant of the powerful witches of Salem. Finally, some books that include details from the trail may be I walk in dread, Conversion, and time of the
Another way that they are similar is in the importance of remembering and including histories that are often excluded, resulting in hiding information from the public. Even though the Holocaust and slavery was a national, even a worldwide, issue while both containing history all over the world; Nash and Imort have their subtle differences in how public engagement played a role. While Nash and many others were able to make William Master’s mansion into a central memorial of the Liberty Bell combined with African American history, the stumbling blocks were monuments sustained by individuals (Imort, 233). These stumbling blocks paved the way of mapping out deportation, it placed individual names in front on their last voluntary residence, and there is focus to create a large community in different parts of Europe in order to “exemplify the unfathomable magnitude of the Holocaust” (Imort, 236). Even though Nash explains one moment of historical significance through the Liberty Bell, it does not ignore the magnitude of
Slavery changed Olaudah’s life and lead him to write this narrative. Olaudah had good and bad experiences with slavery, but the bad outweighed the good. He had several opinions about his experiences which lead to bias within his document, cause a skew in the perception of slavery. This document is important to the study of history because it helps people have more insight on the life of a
“Take The ‘A’ Train”- Duke Ellington, 1939 Today; I am going to write a little comment, about an old song, it has two variations, which is “Take the ‘A’ train,” according to (JASON PARKER • APR 3, 2014.))) It has written by Billy Strayhorn for the Duke Ellington Orchestra. This song signature for the Duke 's name tune. Ellington is considered feasibly the best composer and dance orchestra leader in the history of jazz, having passed his big band for half a century, touring the world constantly and turning out a body of work that holds no equal. In fact, many put Ellington in the same year as Beethoven and Mozart as a composer.
How was Irving Berlin impactful? Many of Broadway composers or lyricists have changed and made musicals that became famous because of their own unique style of work. Irving Berlin was one of the most popular composers and lyricists throughout the 1900s and still known for his impact on people and musicals that still resonates throughout America. Either known for his unique style of how he played the piano (only in black keys), how his music in theater translated to the people during times of war, he lived a long and fulfilling life. No one knows when and where exactly was Irvin Berlin born, though he was presumably born in Tyumen, Russia.
A movie through different lenses are often interpreted as the limit of e to the power of x approaches infinity. For example, Pan’s Labyrinth a movie that took place after the Spanish civil war where Ofelia the main protagonist and her mother moving in with her step father. Throughout the movie she goes on what appears to be a realistic adventure’s to some viewers while other viewers believe that it is her imagination creating these realistic adventures. Through the lenses that I had saw the movie, the girl perceived to be illusinating these adventures. These hallucinations made the movie quite intriguing for every part of the movie there was a profound meaning behind each event.
Different Cinematic Portrayals of Macbeth Not only has Shakespeare’s, Macbeth, been told through page but also through the theater, opera, and the magic of Hollywood. Many writers have attempted to bring Shakespeare to audiences many a times with new settings set throughout time. There are a plethora of adaptations of Macbeth, some brilliantly made, others that weirdly work, and some that just should have never been allowed to have been made but there is no doubt that each one allows the viewer to dive into William Shakespeare 's original story. One of the most unconventional versions of Macbeth would be the 2006 film, Macbeth, created by Geoffrey Wright. The movie was made for the Toronto Film Festival and won two awards for the Best Costume Design and Best Production Design.
Throughout the years femininity in Hollywood cinema has changed quite drastically. The industry has gone through several phases that changed how femininity was viewed. This paper will address the postfeminist phase in Hollywood, while focusing on the film Bridget Jones’ Diary (2001). It will show how postfeminism is viewed in cinema as well as the characteristics that make a film considered to be postfeminist. Bridget Jones’ Diary (2001) showcases all the characteristics needed in a postfeminist film which makes the film a great representative of postfeminist attitudes in media.
Hundreds of other movies also make subtle references to Shakespeare within their storylines, such as the character of Iago in Aladdin (1992) who takes his name from the main antagonist from The Merchant of Venice (1596-97), and the choir in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) which sings part of the spell by The Three Witches from Macbeth (1606). These modern adaptations, along with countless others done in most languages around the world, display how immortal Shakespeare’s stories are.