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Over-Dramatic Reading

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Submitted by: Chris Randles

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Choose any written material (a song, poem, short book, excerpt from a novel, scene from a television show, news article, etc.) and record a dramatic reading. Read your selection in a way that alters the message of the original material (at an odd pace, overly excited, sad, etc. -- be creative, make it your own). Make sure you mention what it is you are reading, and who the author of the material is.

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Submissions So Far

Under Dramatic Reading

An Overly Dramatic Reading of Itsy-Bitsy Spider

I love the idea of playing with tone.  With video-editing, I’ve always enjoyed creating video mash-ups that significantly alter the tone of a movie (usually making something seem entirely more dramatic than it should be).  As such, the over-dramatic reading assignment naturally caught my eye.  Making anything over-dramatic generally entails …

The Daily Grind

This monologue came out of an assignment that had you read something overdramatically. In order to do this, I looked through an archive of monologues and found this one from “The Chocolate Affair” by Stephanie Alison Walker. It sounded like something I could really get into, so I went ahead …

Stay With Me Over-Dramatized

For one of my week four assignments, I chose to complete the Over-Dramtic Reading assignment that was submitted by Chris Randles.

The assignment is to, “Choose any written material (a song, poem, short book, excerpt from a novel, scene from a television show, news article, etc.) and record a dramatic …

Audio Assignment-Overdramatic Reading

This audio assignment is for 1.5 stars.  This is my overly dramatic reading of a child’s poem.

Audio Assignment 112 Overly Dramatic Reading

I have owned a Nissan Xterra for over 7 years. It has been pretty good to me. When looking around my pile of incredibly boring reading material, I came across the old 2007 Xterra Options catalog and felt that I could certainly over dramatize something out of this! So I …

C.K. Williams

Over-dramatic reading. See Link.

C.K. Williams

I completed the over-dramatic reading assignment for the audio category. I chose C.K. Williams’s poem “The Method” for my reading. This poem is highly analytic, academic, and discursive. On the page it reads more like a dry pseudo-philosophical discourse than a poem.

Overdramatic Reading

For this assignment (assignments.ds106.us/assignments/ov…matic-reading/ ) I found the lyrics to my favorite song currently 22 by taylor swift (www.directlyrics.com/taylor-swift-22-lyrics.html ) I recorded the song on to soundcloud and just read the lyrics. This was actually kind of difficult because I kept wanting to just sing the whole song! …

Over-Dramatic Reading

Over-Dramatic Reading
Choose any written material (a song, poem, short book, excerpt from a novel, scene from a television show, news article, etc.) and record a dramatic reading. Read your selection in a way that alters the message of the original material (at an odd pace, overly excited, sad, etc.…

Over-Dramatic Reading: 2 Stars

Here is the link for this assignment: http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/over-dramatic-reading/ .

For this assignment I got the idea to take the ending reporting quote from Scream, done by Gale Weathers (Courtney Cox) in the movie. It is a eerily calm report by her, that makes you replay all of the events of…

No Need to Be Dramatic

 
This assignment, “Over-Dramatic Reading,” took care of a Daily Create and an audio assignment in one. I read Emily Dickinson’s “If you are Coming in the Fall” in my best dramatic voice (semi-British, semi-weird/not sure what’s going on). Since I am bad at anything but being overly-dramatic, that’s how…

My Ringtone from 2 Songs

Make Your Own Ringtone
Using Audacity, trim, join end-to-end (cut/paste), and/or play side-by-side audio files in order to create your very own ringtone. Ringtones should be a maximum or 40 seconds to conserve phone memory (besides, most cell phones don’t ring longer than 30 seconds or so…the extra 10 seconds…

Over dramatic reading

For the the overdramatic reading Choose any written material (a song, poem, short book, excerpt from a novel, scene from a television show, news article, etc.) and record a dramatic reading. Read your selection in a way that alters the message of the original material (at an odd pace, overly…

I LIVE!

Oh Glob, how I’ve neglected you! But dry your tears, for here I am, still alive, and about to drop another load of stuff that will probably appear random, at best.  Apologies for my absence, and for this lack of ado, but here we go!
“What did I just listen…

Over-Dramatic Reading

2 Star

Process
For this video I had to first think of a good idea. I first considered using Harry Potter or possibly the Matrix. However, after sifting through youtube videos I realized the old anime  dragonball z offered some very memorable speeches. The most memorable of which is Goku’s…

Audio Assignments!!

My first Assignment that i did was to make a ringtone, the thing said for it to be 30 to 40 seconds and mine is only 13 so maybe its more a of text tone, but i chose wind and water because they just go well ha! I also wanted…

Teen angst platform

My feeble attempt at dramatic reading. I know I need to work on using my voice better. It doesn’t help that I can’t stand listening to it. You can take that as a warning.

I thought I’d try to do Cracker’s Teen Angst as a political speech. I’m not sure…

Week 5 -Audio Assignment

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Audio  Assignment – 2 stars
Over dramatic reading
Choose any written material (a song, poem, short book, excerpt from a novel, scene from a television show, news article, etc.) and record a dramatic reading. Read your selection in a way that alters the message of the original…

Inspired By A Parody Drawing

For doing Over-Dramatic Reading Assignment, I did not know what to read/record … and I suddenly remembered what I saw recently.It was THIS below.

YUP, hills are literally ALIVE! LOLI saw this on a T-shirt which one of my classmates in other class than CISTUJ was wearing one day ……

Audio Assignment: Over-Dramatic “Name of the Wind”

Over-Dramatic Reading: Choose any written material (a song, poem, short book, excerpt from a novel, scene from a television show, news article, etc.) and record a dramatic reading. Read your selection in a way that alters the message of the original material (at an odd pace, overly excited, sad, etc.…

Kittens! Kittens! Kittens!

Kittens, Kittens, Kittens by techsavvyed
Exploring the most excellent tool that is SoundCloud while on another ds106 assignment, my wife became excited about the “over dramatic reading” activity. I had checked out a rather cute children’s book titled Kittens! Kittens! Kittens! last week, and she had just finished reading it…

Emily Dickinson: Comedy Version!

Okay, so everyone knows that Emily Dickinson’s poems are all rather dark, dismal, and depressing. After reading Chris Randles’ Overly-Dramatic Reading assignment posted under Audio assignments, I had the idea to read Emily Dickinson’s “There’s Been A Death In The Opposite House”. My goal was to read it while laughing…

Help Someone Else Do this Assignment

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Tutorials So Far

I’m going to Marry the Night

For the Over Dramatic Reading assignment worth 2 stars, I used Lady Gaga’s upbeat song, and dramatized to sound sad, depressing, or bland… no energy whatsoever (maybe in some words).
I Googled the lyrics and I used Soundcloud to record the assignment. No other details or directions, because it’s pretty…