Exercise 3 - Hae Dong Yoo Sep. 12, 2006 Professor Tara...

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Hae Dong Yoo Sep. 12, 2006 Professor Tara Parmiter Writing the Essay The drawing ‘ Captive Pegasus ’ by Odilon Redon seems to have some ideas. From perspective of Pegasus, it could be an idea about desire toward one’s freedom; and from that of the man holding Pegasus, it could be and idea about starting a relationship with a totally new subject. When I first saw the picture, I thought about freedom fighters but as I kept looking at it, the picture reminded me of my personal experience with my violin, getting a new relationship with a totally stranger. Anyone who has seen the movie “ Red Violin ” would have heard of the name “Stradivarius.” For violin players these violins, even the name itself, are so sacred that we always dream of having a concert with one. I used to have one of those ‘Stradi’ violins, and actually because I considered it as a person I called it ‘she.’ When I first met her, I didn’t recognize she was in one of those ‘Stradi’ lineages. I just treated her very harshly when I practiced musical pieces. It was
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Exercise 3 - Hae Dong Yoo Sep. 12, 2006 Professor Tara...

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