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Alicia Deal 12-11-01 DNC 172 Essays 1.) Although the dances of France, Ghana, and Japan are performed in different countries, they have similarities. All dances are accompanied by music, while their dances are slow, dignified, and repetitive. These dances all serve as a symbol of the importance of their culture; therefore, they are handed down from one generation to the next. Due to the significance of these dances to their individual countries, the governments finance the dance courts. Despite these similarities, the dances are also quite different from one another. The Asante and French dances show social order, while the Javanese and Japanese dance as though they are one spirit. The Javanese, Japanese, and Asante are originally sacred dances for the court only. The French would invite other countries to witness their greatness in dance. The kings of Asante and France danced. In fact, they were considered to be the best dancers. Javanese and Japanese kings, however, did not dance to prove themselves. Each dance is sign fact to the world of dance. Each represents the beauty, order, and decorum of dance. These inherited dance movements have not only impacted the
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2011 for the course DNC 172 taught by Professor Gratz during the Fall '01 term at Sam Houston State University.

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