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Ohio - DANC 2230 - Study Guide - Midterm

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background image Midterm LOD Terms Meduri Transcendental  ­ of or relating to a spiritual or nonphysical realm: Theatrical ­  of, for, or relating to acting, actors, or the theater: Synthesis ­  combination or composition, in particular.  Religious   world   view-  worldview is the framework from which we view reality and  make sense of life Colonialism ­  the policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political control  over another country, occupying it with settlers, and exploiting it economically. Classical ­  regarded as representing an exemplary standard; traditional and  long­established in form or style: Nondualistic-  not  the state of being dual or consisting of two parts; division into two. Patronage ­  the support given by a patron Authenticity ­  he quality of being authentic Vulgar   vs.   sublime ­  lacking sophistication or good taste; unrefined vs of  such excellence, grandeur, or beauty as to inspire great admiration or awe Secular/   secularization ­  denoting attitudes, activities, or other things that  have no religious or spiritual basis
background image Respectability  ­  the state or quality of being proper, correct, and socially  acceptable Circularity ­  already containing an assumption of what is to be proved, and  therefore fallacious Patriarchal   society ­  a system of society or government in which the father  or eldest male is head of the family and descent is traced through the male line. Doolittle and Elton Ceremonial ­  relating to or used for formal events of a religious or public  nature: Shaman ­  a person regarded as having access to, and influence in, the world of good and evil spirits, especially among some peoples of northern Asia and North  America. Typically, such people enter a trance state during a ritual, and practice  divination and healing.  Pan ­ Indian ­  of or relating to the whole of India, or to all its ethnic, religious, or  linguistic groups. Predecessor ­  a person who held a job or office before the current holder: Titillation ­  stimulate or excite (someone), especially in a sexual way Suppression ­  the action of suppressing something such as an activity or  publication
background image Rekindling ­  relight (a fire) Human   rights   legislation-  allowance to defend your own rights  Emotional   restraint ­  unemotional, dispassionate, or moderate behavior;  self­control: Commercialization ­  the process of managing or running something  principally for financial gain:  Stylistic   integrity ­  the quality of being honest and having strong moral  principles; moral uprightness: Synchrony ­  simultaneous action, development, or occurrence Cardinal   directions ­ north west east south Initiation ­  the action of admitting someone into a secret or obscure society or  group, typically with a ritual Regalia ­  the emblems or insignia of royalty, especially the crown, scepter, and  other ornaments used at a coronation. Asante Polyrhythmic ­  a rhythm that makes use of two or more different rhythms  simultaneously. Polycentrism ­many centers
background image Holistic ­  characterized by comprehension of the parts of something as  intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole. Aesthetics ­  a set of principles underlying and guiding the work of a particular  artist or artistic movement: Artist   as   conduit-  the artist as a creator Curvilinear  ­contained by or consisting of a curved line or lines;   Antithesis  of symmetricalproportionalprofile-oriented Western form Extrasensory   dimensions-   qualities  outside one's normal sense perception. Collective ­  done by people acting as a group Ontological  showing the relations between the concepts and categories in a  subject area or domain Ecstasy ­  an overwhelming feeling of great happiness or joyful excitement Possession ­  the state of having, owning, or controlling something Helland Islamic ­  relating to Islam: Muslim ­  a follower of the religion of Islam. Harem ­  the separate part of a Muslim household reserved for wives,  concubines, and female servants. 

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School: Ohio University
Department: Dance
Course: Languages of Dance
Professor: Tresa Randall
Term: Fall 2016
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