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Talking About How: Variation In The Use Of How And Its Definition, Maili Jonas Jan 2018

Talking About How: Variation In The Use Of How And Its Definition, Maili Jonas

All Master's Theses

This study identified the patterns that represent the unconventional ways that students used how in academic essays, determined the frequency of each pattern, and for the sake of comparison, searched for those patterns in the Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA), in both the spoken and academic written registers. The results showed that a sample of first-year students at Central Washington University (CWU) used the complementizer how as that in their essays, a usage more common in spoken registers. However, there was some evidence of how as that in academic COCA searches, showing that the usage may be in the ...


Music And Attention For Children With Developmental Disabilities, Mallory M. Bentley Jan 2015

Music And Attention For Children With Developmental Disabilities, Mallory M. Bentley

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to measure the effects of the use of music in the form of a song with instructional lyrics on the attention of children with developmental disabilities. The study took place in a self-contained special education classroom, which served third through fifth grade students. A single-subject with ABA or reversal design (Creswell, 2012) was utilized, including five days of baseline, 15 days of intervention, and five days of reversal data collection. During the intervention phase, the teacher sang a cappella an original song with instructional lyrics that explain the type of attentive behaviors that students ...


Communication Of An Actor’S Mental Processes To An Audience, Earl Dee Torrey Jun 1969

Communication Of An Actor’S Mental Processes To An Audience, Earl Dee Torrey

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It is held that the actor communicates his mental processes to the audience and that this silent communication is of a subtle nature.


A Brief History Of The Sonata With An Analysis And Comparison Of A Brahms’ And Hindemith’S Clarinet Sonata, Kenneth T. Aoki Aug 1968

A Brief History Of The Sonata With An Analysis And Comparison Of A Brahms’ And Hindemith’S Clarinet Sonata, Kenneth T. Aoki

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It was the purpose of this study to: (1) trace a brief history of the sonata up to the Classical period; and (2) analyze and compare Brahms' Sonata (E-flat major) for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 120, No. 2 to that of Hindemith's Sonate for Clarinet and Piano.


An Analysis Of The Styles Of C. Saint-Saëns And W. A. Mozart With Emphasis On Their Clarinet Compositions, Gerald Kenneth Steele Aug 1967

An Analysis Of The Styles Of C. Saint-Saëns And W. A. Mozart With Emphasis On Their Clarinet Compositions, Gerald Kenneth Steele

All Master's Theses

This paper has represented an effort by the writer to learn something about two major clarinet compositions and about their composers, and to provide for the readers of this paper a means of better understanding Wolfgang Mozart and Camille Saint-Saëns and their clarinet compositions. The study of these compositions has been in connection with the preparation for their performance in a Graduate Recital by the writer. The two composers studied in this project represent two periods of music history, two different styles of composition and two different personalities.


An Analysis Of “Little Bat” In The Opera Susannah, James William Dewey May 1967

An Analysis Of “Little Bat” In The Opera Susannah, James William Dewey

All Master's Theses

Using both a unique character development and an interweaving of the main motives found throughout the opera, Little Bat emerges as one of the prominent characters in the opera Susannah.