Nation Project- Part 2 Argentina Argentina <ul><li>Kelsey Taylor </li></ul><ul><li>History 141 </li></ul>
Jorge Luis Borges <ul><li>August 24, 1899- June 14,1986 </li></ul><ul><li>born in Buenos Aires </li></ul><ul><li>Argentine...
Mate <ul><li>traditional South American infused drink </li></ul><ul><li>made by steeping dried yerba mate leaves in hot wa...
Argentine Tango <ul><li>is both a social dance and musical genre written in 4/4 measure </li></ul><ul><li>lyrics and music...
Sources <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.wikipedia.org </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
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Nation part 2

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  • 1. Nation Project- Part 2 Argentina Argentina <ul><li>Kelsey Taylor </li></ul><ul><li>History 141 </li></ul>
  • 2. Jorge Luis Borges <ul><li>August 24, 1899- June 14,1986 </li></ul><ul><li>born in Buenos Aires </li></ul><ul><li>Argentine writer, essayist, and poet </li></ul><ul><li>appointed director of the National Public Library and professor of Literature at the University of BA </li></ul><ul><li>received the 1st International Publishers Prize and the Jerusalem Prize </li></ul><ul><li>most famous books: Ficciones and the Aleph </li></ul><ul><li>works fell into the category of magical realism </li></ul><ul><li>had a tremendous influence on Spanish-language literature </li></ul>
  • 3. Mate <ul><li>traditional South American infused drink </li></ul><ul><li>made by steeping dried yerba mate leaves in hot water </li></ul><ul><li>normally drunk out of a hollowed out gourd with a special metal straw that acts as a sieve as well </li></ul><ul><li>traditionally drunk in a particular social setting such as family gatherings or with friends </li></ul><ul><li>groups of people all drink from the same gourd, passing it around in a circle </li></ul><ul><li>drinking mate is considered to be good for the body and good for the soul </li></ul><ul><li>is thought to have significant cancer-fighting ability </li></ul>
  • 4. Argentine Tango <ul><li>is both a social dance and musical genre written in 4/4 measure </li></ul><ul><li>lyrics and music is marked by nostalgia </li></ul><ul><li>4 representative schools or the Argentine tango music: Di Sarl, D’Arienzo, Trollo, and Pugliese </li></ul><ul><li>dancing consists of a variety of styles that developed in different regions and eras </li></ul><ul><li>danced in an embrace, essentially walked with a partner to the music </li></ul><ul><li>tango dancing relies heavily on improvisation because there is no “basic step” </li></ul><ul><li>danced counterclockwise around the outside of the dance floor </li></ul><ul><li>styles of tango: tango canyengue, tango orillero, salon tango, estilo milonguero, tango nuevo, tango tradicional, tango con corte y quebrada, tango de fantasía, tango acróbatico, and show tango </li></ul>
  • 5. Sources <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.wikipedia.org </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>

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