American History

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  • Gone Girl Film Analysis

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    their context in interpreting events in history. Concerns such as unreliable narrators, subjectivity in perception, media reality, and limitations of memory have been brought up and will be further discussed. In all the 3 films mentioned above, unreliable narrator

  • Detective-Suspense Analysis

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    By using an omniscient narrator, TV series could enable audience to know more than characters, which creates Thriller-Suspense. Like in the case when Joyce is about to be killed, the audience can see the white shadow emerging from his back yet the character could not. “Secret”-Suspense and Detective-Suspense can also be created in the narration adopted omniscient Narrator strategy, yet omniscient Narrator is not the main reason to create these suspense. 5.1.2 Deviating from Chronological Order

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Singapore's National Education

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    In the past, Singapore’s history took the backseat in education because it was deemed as useless and other disciplines that imparts scientific and technical skills was emphasized to support Singapore’s rapid industrialization. Today, more emphasis were place on the government’s National Education (NE) programme with the aim to “develop national cohesion, the instinct for survival and confidence in the future ”. Six key NE messages were derived from the aims of the NE programme and they are being

  • Benin Bronzes Analysis

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    The Benin bronzes are a collection of commemorative Bronze plaques and sculptures that were used to decorate the royal palace in the old kingdom of Benin, located around what is now southern Nigeria, and inhabited by the Bini people from around the eleventh century CE. The extract, from 'Great Benin: Its Customs, Art and Horrors' by Henry Ling Roth (1903),will be discussed, along with the specified plates from the AA100 Illustration Book, in order to better understand how, over the last century

  • A History Of The World In 101/1 Analysis

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    Transformation of the Idea of History in A History of the World in 101/2 Chapters The usual understanding of history as a phenomenon is mostly abstract. Some people would define history as a consequence of dates when great battles took place and Monarchs finished their reigns with mysterious deaths. The history of the world is usually narrowed to numbers, names, toponyms and – what is significant – books. Not only textbooks on history, but literature itself represents history through words and pages.

  • History: History And The Importance Of History

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    HISTORY Presentation: The word History is gotten from a Greek word Historia, which implies request, learning obtained by examination. Definition: History is the investigation of the past in view of request and examinations, as it is characterized in composed reports. Occasions before composed record are named as the ancient times. Investigation of history is fundamental to know the source of our reality. WHY TO STUDY THE HISTORY? History causes us in understanding the change and how the

  • Aristotle's Relationship Between Art And Reality

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    favour goes out to historical materialism. The difference between the two is that historicism tends to look at history in singular events, the past here is understood only in relation to itself. Historicism will empathise with the victors, but will not see barbarism in the story, this part of the story is missed since they only look at the isolated event. Historical materialists look at history as multiple layers that fold over one and other, this excludes them from looking at a historical event as a

  • Essay On Knowing History

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    “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” This a famous quotes by Marcus Mosiah Garvey, who was a proponent of black nationalism in Jamaica and especially the United States. Knowing history is not a pleasure for the historians, but also for every individual who have a past life. This intense quote helps us to question our self, like “what is the use of knowing history”, “why do I need to know my roots”, “it isn’t enough knowing my great

  • The Long Song Analysis

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    History may tell us when certain events happened, and it might tell us certain angles to those events. What history does not tell us are the interesting and exiting stories that were kept silenced. This is a main theme in Andrea Levy’s reflecting essay “The writing of The long song”, publicised in 2010. In the essay we hear how Andrea Levy got her motivation and inspiration to her book “The long song”. She stumbles upon the idea, when she hears a young woman asking; how she could be proud of her

  • Destructions Of Memory

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    brought many consecutive events that have changed many cultures. The history of conflicts is a vital part to acknowledge in order to understanding the present. History is important to grasp; it is the study of evidence-based events that have occurred in the past for an extended period of time. As Christine Boyer an urban historian, describes in The City of Collective Memory “we too in contemporary times recognize the importance of history to our sense of place and well- being.” (Boyer, 1994) Boyer later