Florida Gulf Coast University In the Heights Essay

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Florida Gulf Coast University

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Read "In The Heights"

Read chapter 12, 13, and 14 of Rise Up! Broadway And America by Chris Jones

Review The Lectures

Tech requirements:

Pages- One to three

Margins 1 in all sides, 1.5 spacing. Times New Roman or Arial

Title ( In The Heights Essay )

In essay form:

1. What is the plot summary NOT blow by blow ( please see example below) of In The Heights.

    • Approximately a 3-5 sentences ( guideline). You may be tempted to go to Wiki or the MTI page - please do not.
    • Basically what happens

2. Name the main theme of the musical and talk about why you identified this as the theme. How does this relate to American culture over the past 20 years? THIS Is where you MUST USE

    • Citation from the lectures AND
    • Citation from the Textbook
    • Citation from the Musical
  • In using these citations they must relate to ANALYSIS not merely a fact, then cite it. If this does not make sense please reach out to me.

3. Name any sub-themes you would like to include (up to three). THIS Is where you MUST USE

      • Citation from the lectures AND
      • Citation from the Textbook
      • Citation from the Musical
    • In using these citations they must relate to ANALYSIS not merely a fact, then cite it. If this does not make sense please reach out to me. Also please see the Midterm Example.

4. Name three characters and describe them fully. Name, physical description something you found interested in them and interaction to support that ( quote from the play, scene, or song)

        • You must cite the musical for this section

5. Pick three songs sung by three different characters (but the can be the characters from above).

          • Into what category do these songs fall? Why? OPINION then Citation from the musical.

The ONLY types of songs to use for the above answer are:

    • Types of Songs in Musicals ( yeah - you have seen this before but here is some new information! )The I Want Song ( or I am song ) - My Shot – Hamilton ; Part of Your World – The Little MermaidThe Conditional Love Song - I’ll Know – Guys and DollsComic List Song – La Vie Boheme – RentPlotless Act 2 Opener! – One By One – The Lion King11 O’Clock Number – My favorites – Rose’s Turn from Gypsy She Used To Be Mine – Waitress

6. Finally - why do you think the creative team wrote this musical, with these characters and their backgrounds at this time in American History? How do you think this musical impacted American culture and the future of musical theatre? (Hint: Lin Manuel Miranda and another musical is most definitely part of this answer).

Example. BOLD any citations and the page number for the musical itself

  • If you read it - Ask a wolf's Mother ( page 107)
  • If you watched it - Ask a wolf's Mother ( Act 2, The Witch 1:47) Act, Character, Time
  • You should have not less than 3 quotes ( one from each area, Lectures, Textbook, Musical/Songs) Please balance quotes with your opinion and analysis. For further explanation of what I expect please revisit Examples of
  • Plot summary example. It's a Wonderful Life: On Christmas Eve 1946, George is framed by the villain of his town and decides life isn't worth living. When he tries to end his life an angel recuse him and shows him life in his beloved town if he had never been born. George decides no matter what he has to face, life is worth living and returns home to find the entire town and his family has rallied around him to set things right.

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Running Head: IN THE HEIGHTS

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In the Heights Essay
Name:
Institutional Affiliation:
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IN THE HEIGHTS

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Table of Contents
In the Heights Essays .................................................................................................................................. 3
Plot summary .............................................................................................................................................. 3
Musical main theme .................................................................................................................................... 3
Sub-themes................................................................................................................................................... 4
Three characters ......................................................................................................................................... 4
Three songs .................................................................................................................................................. 5
Final reflection of the motivation for writing the piece ........................................................................... 5
References .................................................................................................................................................... 6

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IN THE HEIGHTS
In the Heights Essays
Plot summary
Each literature piece is essential in communicating to a given audience about a specified
issue of interest. When considering the case of In the Heights, the main focus is on
understanding some of the challenges that may arise in the community setting. The piece offers
insight into the different factors influencing character and identity formation within the
community. This piece shows how the community's characters have...


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