Nobody Ever Thought About The Music Or Literature English Essay

905 words - 4 pages

​ ​Liu​ ​1
Kelly​ ​Liu
Mrs.​ ​Roberts
GT​ ​PAP​ ​ILA​ ​Block​ ​2
31​ ​October​ ​2017
Nobody​ ​Ever​ ​Thought​ ​About​ ​Music​ ​or​ ​Literature
When​ ​it​ ​comes​ ​to​ ​the​ ​French​ ​Revolution,​ ​many​ ​people’s​ ​thoughts​ ​will​ ​immediately​ ​jump
to​ ​the​ ​guillotine,​ ​a​ ​wicked​ ​device​ ​that​ ​has​ ​left​ ​a​ ​barbarous​ ​dent​ ​in​ ​France’s​ ​history.​ ​However,​ ​one
thing​ ​that​ ​most​ ​likely​ ​has​ ​not​ ​been​ ​thought​ ​about​ ​was​ ​the​ ​daily​ ​life​ ​of​ ​each​ ​estate​ ​during​ ​this
trying​ ​time.​ ​Something​ ​that​ ​was​ ​a​ ​constant​ ​in​ ​the​ ​lives​ ​of​ ​many​ ​people​ ​was​ ​music​ ​and​ ​literature,
an​ ​easily​ ​accessible​ ​source​ ​of​ ​entertainment​ ​and​ ​happiness.​ ​These​ ​entertainments​ ​had​ ​an
extremely​ ​strong​ ​presence,​ ​even​ ​after​ ​the​ ​French​ ​Revolution.​ ​These​ ​pleasures​ ​were​ ​relevant​ ​to
the​ ​French​ ​Revolution​ ​because​ ​of​ ​how​ ​the​ ​music​ ​was​ ​unique​ ​to​ ​its​ ​time​ ​period,​ ​how​ ​music
changed​ ​because​ ​of​ ​the​ ​revolution,​ ​and​ ​how​ ​literature​ ​and​ ​music​ ​left​ ​an​ ​impact​ ​on​ ​the​ ​world
The​ ​music​ ​that​ ​resulted​ ​from​ ​the​ ​French​ ​Revolution​ ​was​ ​unique​ ​and​ ​different​ ​than​ ​it​ ​was
previously.​ ​The​ ​French​ ​Revolution​ ​had​ ​brought​ ​the​ ​beginnings​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Romantic​ ​Era,​ ​an​ ​era
defined​ ​by​ ​the​ ​plentiful​ ​of​ ​emotions​ ​and​ ​feelings.​ ​Romantic​ ​music​ ​had​ ​evolved​ ​from​ ​eras​ ​before,
which​ ​was​ ​more​ ​uniform,​ ​a​ ​way​ ​to​ ​make​ ​money​ ​rather​ ​than​ ​express​ ​oneself​ ​(Romantic​ ​Music).
During​ ​the​ ​French​ ​Revolution,​ ​the​ ​precedent​ ​to​ ​the​ ​Romantic​ ​Era,​ ​“[p]eople​ ​were​ ​not​ ​interested
in​ ​‘heavy’​ ​music,​ ​and​ ​wanted​ ​light​ ​entertainment,”​ ​(Dickinson)​ ​which​ ​meant​ ​that​ ​musicians​ ​had
to​ ​play​ ​more​ ​uniform​ ​and​ ​entertaining​ ​music​ ​rather​ ​than​ ​the​ ​emotion​ ​that​ ​they​ ​wanted​ ​to​ ​express.
In​ ​former​ ​era​ ​such​ ​as​ ​the​ ​baroque​ ​and​ ​classical​ ​eras,​ ​music​ ​“​ ​was​ ​often​ ​written​ ​for​ ​the​ ​church​ ​or
Liu​ ​2
simply​ ​for​ ​entertainment”​ ​(Pullan).​ ​What​ ​had​ ​become​ ​the​ ​basis​ ​of​ ​Romantic​ ​music​ ​was
Beethoven’s​ ​description​ ​“that​ ​music​ ​was​ ​‘a​ ​direct​ ​outpouring’​ ​of​ ​a​ ​composer’s​ ​personality,​ ​his
individual​ ​triumphs​ ​and​ ​tragedies.​ ​This​ ​became​ ​a​ ​prevalent​ ​Romantic​ ​notion…”​ ​(Kaufmann).
This​ ​revolution​ ​also​ ​affected​ ​many​ ​aspects​ ​of​ ​music​ ​due​ ​to​ ​the​ ​extreme​ ​changes​ ​that​ ​were
happening​ ​with​ ​the​ ​government​ ​and​ ​economy.​ ​Before​ ​the​ ​French​ ​Revolution​ ​fll​ ​upon​ ​France,
musicians​ ​would​ ​make​ ​a​ ​living​ ​while​ ​aristocrats​ ​“​ ​would​ ​employ​ ​a​ ​so-called​ ​‘Kappelmeister’
who​ ​embodied​ ​a​ ​composer,​ ​a​ ​conductor,​ ​a​ ​performer​ ​and​ ​an​ ​organiser.​ ​They​ ​would​ ​be
commissioned​ ​to​ ​write​ ​pieces​ ​of​ ​music​ ​and​ ​perform​ ​for​ ​small​ ​gatherings​ ​or​ ​just​ ​f...


Vampires: The Ever-changing Face of Fear and Desire - English 1500-06 - Essay

1708 words - 7 pages hungry ravage vampires. Displaying very little care for the well-being or preservation of human life. Whereas in today’s literature and media, vampires are much more considerate, caring and respectful to human life even if by nature they should not be. In the 2008 movie, Twilight, one of the leading characters Edward, who is a vampire, is taking his time to explain to the human girl he craves to be with, that he's no good. Essentially throwing

Week 1 assessment, read drom the book and then write what you thought about that poetry. - Kirkwood, Literature - Essay

749 words - 3 pages remaining motionless. This one also reflects about this point, use few vocabularies to express poet’s idea, this will lead the reader to focus more on the thing behind the words, give them more blank space to image the poetic world. There are twenty-four lines and three stanzas in this poetry. For lines, that quite easy to recognize, for stanzas author use three “—” to tell one stanza from the others. We already know that “Art Poetica” is Latin and

The Most Boring Thing Ever Written - psychology - Essay

2381 words - 10 pages I am writing something. Yes, I plan to make it the most boring thing ever written. I go to the store. A car is parked. Many cars are parked or moving. Some are blue. Some are tan. They have windows. In the store, there are items for sale. These include such things as soap, detergent, magazines, and lettuce. You can enhance your life with these products. Soap can be used for bathing, be it in a bathtub or in a shower. Apply the soap to your body

the power of music and how it effects everyone's physical and mental state. - english - essay

602 words - 3 pages Free bobbing my head to the rhythm. Music is so much more than just pre-recorded sound. It’s an emotional experience, a roller-coaster that expresses feelings and thoughts. Good evening ladies and gentlemen, my name is Peter Sauer and I will be talking about the power of music. Hopefully, everyone here knows the feeling of listening to their favorite album or playlist. I’m not sure about you, but I’m always jamming out with the music and singing along

Write about music it is up to you so be creative - Music - Essay

2247 words - 9 pages heavily into content -- would differ from any other package on the market as users can keep all the music they have downloaded during the 12 months.” My personal opinion is whether you agree or disagree that the prices for the music will be zero or about zero but it is going to happen if the authorities would not take drastic measures to solve the issues as it appears that there is no “easy” solution… The new era is coming, the era of free recorded

The Theme of Power and Freedom of Thought in Inherit the Wind - Nelson ENG3U5 - Essay

2059 words - 9 pages their questions, and instead turn to the Bible or other religious doctrine, thus reducing public interest in science and technology. This view is reflected in Colonel Brady’s answer to a scientific question about the story of creation: “I do not think about things that… I do not think about!” (97) This shows that power and religious authority can cause an unearned sense of satisfaction with the current state of human knowledge and understanding

Essay about the electoral college - english - essay

1817 words - 8 pages Cole Townsend Mrs. Ojeda English 3 13 October, 2017 The Fault in Our Democracy In the most recent presidential election, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received the most votes. Think back to this previous Presidential Election, which candidate received the most votes? The answer is Hillary Clinton. In fact, Hillary Clinton received almost three million more votes than Donald Trump. So how did Donald Trump win the election? How, in

The Power of Words in Literature - Fiction/English - Essay

1020 words - 5 pages their allegiance for Keating. These are just a few of the pieces of literature and movies that show the importance of words, but there are thousands of them out there. You just need to know where to go find them. Words can inspire just huge emotion that they may make you do things you never thought you would before and they can also change the way you think of the world, and even the ways that you think of yourself. Keep in mind as you read your next book or watch your next movie: Words really can change the world.

Cancerous ideas; Killing Or Saving the mindset - English - Essay

970 words - 4 pages Martinez Karen Martinez Heather Aguailar English V01A 29 January 2019 Cancerous Ideas: Killing Or Saving The Mindset? Some People believe that those with learning disabilities are not capable of doing what “normal people” do. Perhaps they feel they do not have the ability to become successful because of their own individual learning disabilities which creates a cancerous idea. Although there are many cancerous ideas, a common cancerous idea

ozymandias and the second coming comparison - AP english literature - essay

606 words - 3 pages Mejia 1 Mejia 2 Joshua Mejia Mrs. Walters AP English Literature and Composition 9/25/18 Nothing lasts forever. Everything is short-lived, a cycle that undergoes change several times. Power, money, and possessions all disappear. William Butler Yeats and Percy Bysshe Shelley, in their respective poems, paint a picture in a sense that life is generally a cycle, and that change might not always be pleasant. Change is part of the order of life and

The arts (painting, music, literature etc.) reveal the otherwise hidden ideas and impulses of a society

439 words - 2 pages Arts is needed to make nation a better place for humans overall. Many times, it is the arts through which hidden ideas and impulses of the society are revealed. The various forms of arts like painting, music and, literature depicts the invisible aspects of our society.Consider one of the cardinal forms of art, paintings: the source through which artist elaborate reality of the world, that cannot be seen through open eyes. Consider the frescoes

Who's the greatest to ever play the game? - Georgia State - Essay

890 words - 4 pages Jones 1 Jones 2 Jack Jones Professor Jenkins English 1101H 10 December 2018 Why the King is better than the “GOAT” Michael Jordan or Lebron James? This has been the most debated topic in sports history since the time Lebron entered the NBA as an 18-year-old. A lot of people in this class enjoy watching a sport whether it comes to basketball, football, soccer, etc. Sports is just something that makes you feel like you are part of a team or

Dixie music analysis from Harlem Renaissance - English honors - Essay

559 words - 3 pages Dixie Music Lasting from right after World War 1 until the mid 1930s, the Harlem Renaissance was a cultural movement started by African Americans living in New york. In the Harlem Renaissance all forms of art flourished. “[T]he creative flowering that centered in a relatively small corner of New York City ”(Ryan) was an exciting moment in American cultural history, embracing African American literature, music, art, and politics. One form of

on the rainy river essay Embrace or Reject Uncertain Future - english 30-1 ernest manning - essay

1019 words - 5 pages Sean Kim Ms. Stewart English 30-1 Period 4 March 14, 2018 Embrace or Reject Uncertain Future When we were young, we were told what to do. Individuals did not have a choice of what they want to do in the future but as individuals grow, they have the choice to decide what they want to do in the future. Individuals imagine things differently from others. How individuals imagine things affect individual’s willingness to embrace or refuse an

my essay about a very interesting topic - literature - essay

543 words - 3 pages Much of what we don't understand about being human is simply in our heads. The brain is a befuddling organ, as are the very questions of life and death, consciousness, sleep, and much more. People have always wondered what is deep inside our mind. How does our mind work? We always chase to answer this question. However, we still put this as an unsolved questions, a big question mark, this is something far beyond on people knowledge and it might