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AA100 The arts past and present


Question: Assignment / TMA 01 Part 1 Cleopatra

To what extent do Roman depictions of Cleopatra appear to have influenced how she has been depicted on TV and in film?

Answer: In this essay I will try to show that the varying depictions...


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  • Subject: The arts past and present
  • Course: AA100
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 400
  • Date submitted: April 10, 2014
  • Date written: March, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5577

Question: (TMA) Assignment 02 Part 2 Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus

(Q) Read the following passage from Marlowe's Doctor Faustus. What does this scene tell us about Faustus’s state of Mind? Pay particular attention to Marlowe's use of language.

Answer: The purpose of this essay is to explore Marlowe's use of literary...


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  • Subject: The arts past and present
  • Course: AA100
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 538
  • Date submitted: April 10, 2014
  • Date written: April, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5576

Question: Assignment | TMA 01 Part 2 Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus

What does this scene tell us about Faustus’s state of Mind?

O’Connor, J. (2003). Christopher Marlowe Doctor Faustus, Prologue, 1-4. Act 2, Scene 1, 1-2, 10, 21, 22-25.

Answer: Faustus’s state of mind during this section of the play seems to...


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  • Subject: The arts past and present
  • Course: AA100
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 483
  • Date submitted: April 10, 2014
  • Date written: March, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5575

Question: TMA 04: Option 1 - Tradition and Dissent in English Christianity

How different was English Christianity in the reign of Elizabeth I (1558–1603) from that of the childhood of Roger Martyn (born c.1527)?

Answer: England faced many religious changes during the Tudor’s reign. The penultimate event...


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  • Subject: History
  • Course: AA100
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1102
  • Date submitted: March 06, 2014
  • Date written: April, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5463

Question: TMA 01 Part 2 Cézanne

Look carefully at Plate 1.3.32, Paul Cézanne’s painting Still Life with Plaster Cast, c.1894. How do the form and content of this painting contribute to our understanding of it as a modern work?

Answer: Before we answer how Cézanne's painting Still Life with Plaster Cast contributed...


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  • Subject: Art History
  • Course: AA100
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 546
  • Date submitted: March 06, 2014
  • Date written: January, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5462

Question: TMA 03 Part 2 Reading Poetry: The Faber Book of Beasts

Read Alfred Lord Tennyson’s ‘The Kraken’ (p. 139) and Lewis Carroll’s ‘Jabberwocky’ (pp. 135–6) in The Faber Book of Beasts. In no more than 600 words, compare and contrast the way the two poets represent their monsters.

Answer: The Kraken and Jabberwocky are critically acclaimed poems. What this assignment aims...


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  • Subject: English Literature
  • Course: AA100
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 653
  • Date submitted: March 06, 2014
  • Date written: February, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5459

Question: TMA 03 Part 1 The Diva

What evidence supports the reputations of Madonna and Maria Callas as divas? How might these reputations be compared and contrasted? Please support your answer by referring to their musical performances, as provided in the module materials.

Answer: Madonna and Callas are without a doubt both divas of their time....


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  • Subject: English Literature
  • Course: AA100
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 625
  • Date submitted: March 06, 2014
  • Date written: February, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5460

Question: TMA 01 Part 1 Cleopatra
Carefully read the following extract several times. Compare and contrast the ways in which the passage below attempts to discredit Antony with the ways this is done in the speech attributed to Octavian by Cassius Dio (in Reading 1.1 of Book 1, Chapter 1).

Answer: Reading both passages we observe how Plutarch and Cassius Dio aimed to...


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  • Subject: World Literature
  • Course: AA100
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 545
  • Date submitted: March 06, 2014
  • Date written: January, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5461

Question: EMA End-of-module assessment Option 3
‘Leisure gives us the freedom to be human.’ Does the way in which people have spent their leisure at the seaside support this claim?

Discuss with reference to three of four examples of seaside activities considered in Book 4, including at least one taken from the ancient world.

Answer: Another seaside activity, which is entertainment for children and their parents, is...


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  • Subject: The arts past and present
  • Course: AA100
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1708
  • Date submitted: November 27, 2013
  • Date written: October, 2012
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5236

Question: Assignment TMA 02: Learning from Feedback

Part 1 ORIGINAL VERSION WITH COMMENTS
Pick at least two, and no more than three, different representations of Cleopatra on the DVD Video ‘Cleopatra‘. Discuss how different historical periods and social circumstances have produced different images of Cleopatra.

Part 2 Reflection

Answer: Part 2 Reflection First of all, then I have read all the...


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  • Subject: The arts past and present
  • Course: AA100
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1475
  • Date submitted: November 27, 2013
  • Date written: April, 2012
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5235

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