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i wanna do everything with you - I wanna do everything with you. Like taking a trip for just us two. Ya know something along the lines of a two week cruise, and the alarm go off we’re pushin snooze. Spending time together doing what ever you choose, doesn’t really matter as long as I’m with you. I wanna do things like strollin in the park a little after dark. You’ve lit my fire with just one spark. I wanna lay beside you and watch as the stars come out to play and I wanna look at you and not know what to say. Come over, don’t leave stay and on the next day I can kiss ya chest on which my head lay,,, I’ll rub ya back if that’s okay, I mean,,, I wanna do everything with you....   [tags: essays research papers] 493 words
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Mike Rose's Essay "I Just Wanna Be Average" Discusses Empowering Students - A culture myth is a fairy-tale or set of beliefs. A cultural myth refers to the set of beliefs and stories that characterize a given culture. Empowerment is the procedure of increasing the capability of groups or individuals to make decisions and to convert those choices into most wanted action and outcomes.Empowerment is that it is the degree to which people acquire control over matters that are of importance to them. When individuals are empowered, however, they can manipulate choices that shape their own lives and potentially the lives of others....   [tags: education, involvement, teachers] 847 words
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Mike Rose's I Just Wanna Be Average - Comparing Mike Rose's I Just Wanna Be Average and the “Report of the French Commission on American Education, 1879' Mike Rose's I Just Wanna Be Average essay sheds light on troubled youth within the public school system. It makes you long for the days of American pride and service. Students placed in “tracks'; to utilize overcrowded and faulty test systems. Identity lost due to poor instruction and lack of motivation. The influx of shattered images brought forth by the “Report of the French Commission on American Education, 1879'; reminds us of a time long ago when education was for every child, not select few....   [tags: Report French Commission on American Education]
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"Makes Me Wanna'" Literature Review - Makes Me Wanna Holler The book I read was Makes Me Wanna Holler by Nathan McCall (1994). The book is autobiographical and describes Nathan's (Nate) experiences. My initial assumptions were that Nathan probably had a difficult life if the title of the book is Makes Me Wanna Holler. I suppose I figured that he would describe the injustices being an African-American male. As far as my initial assumptions about African-Americans I knew that it was difficult to live in an oppressed culture, but I had no idea that it was as difficult as it is....   [tags: Biography] 800 words
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Quest for The Dream in Black Girl Lost and Makes Me Wanna Holler - Quest for "The Dream" in Black Girl Lost and Makes Me Wanna Holler          Donald Goines Black Girl Lost (1973) and Nathan McCall's Makes Me Wanna Holler (1994) are two works written by male authors who have first hand knowledge about the African American experience. A difference between the two works is that McCalls story is an autobiography of his life growing up in the streets/ghetto and Goines is a fictional story about growing up in the streets/ghetto, but from a young black female perspective....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]
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Breaking Out and Stepping Up - In the stories, I Just Wanna To Be Average, by Mike Rose and The Achievement of Desire, by Richard Rodrigez, a timeline of their educational progress is exposed. Both are the offspring of minimally educated immigrant parents. Who’s families settled into the working-class of California. Without having their parents as scholastic role models, Rose and Rodriguez had to find their own way through the education systems. Despite the lack of supportive social conditions, both Rodriguez and Rose were inspired to surpass the status quo expectations environmentally bestowed upon them....   [tags: Literary Analysis, I just Wanna Be Average] 1381 words
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Different Attitudes To Love In La Belle Dame Sans Merci And I Wanna Be Yours - Different Attitudes To Love In La Belle Dame Sans Merci And I Wanna Be Yours In This essay I will aim to consider the different attitudes of love demonstrated by John Keats and John Cooper-Clarke. I will go on to consider how each poet uses imagery and other language devices to convey their message. I will compare the structure and rhythm of each poem, and consider how this affect the mood created in each poem. To conclude, I will show that the cynical attitude towards love demonstrated by John Keats is a reflection upon his painful life experiences, while the more positive attitude demonstrated by John Cooper-Clarke conveys a message of hope while accepting the...   [tags: Papers] 1369 words
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I Just Wanna Be Average by Mike Rose - Literacy, or the capability to comprehend, translate, utilize, make, process, assess, and speak information connected with fluctuating settings and displayed in differing organizations, assumes an essential part in molding a young's persons trajectory in life. The ability to read speaks to a key factor of scholarly, social, and financial success (Snow, Burns, & Griffin, 1998). These abilities likewise speak to a fundamental segment to having a satisfying life and turning into an effective worker and overall person (Snow, Burns, & Griffin, 1999)....   [tags: literacy, dialect]
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Makes Me Wanna Holler - Wake Up and Listen The meaning of life is to find the meaning of life. Is it not. We all go through each day trying to figure out which road out the infinite amount of paths will lead us in a better direction where happiness is prominent and society is flawless. However, not every single human being is going to fit on that narrow, one-lane highway to success. Bad choices, accidents, fate, family matters, society, temptation, anger, rage, addiction, and loss of hope can all be deciding factors in opting to choose that wrong path to self-destruction....   [tags: Book Reviews] 1935 words
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The Poets' Treatment of Love in I Wanna Be Yours by John Cooper Clarke, The Thickness of Ice by Liz Loxley and How do I Love Thee by Elizabeth Barrett - The Poets' Treatment of Love in I Wanna Be Yours by John Cooper Clarke, The Thickness of Ice by Liz Loxley and How do I Love Thee by Elizabeth Barrett Browning "I wanna be yours" by John Cooper Clarke, is made up if three stanzas, each ending in the title of the poem, "I wanna be yours". The first two stanzas of the poem follow the same basic poetic structure. The poem presents a more modern, rather than traditional view of love with modern basic equipment, such as "vacuum cleaner", "ford cortina" and "electric heater"....   [tags: Papers] 664 words
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Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin Guitar: The guitar part consists mainly of a simple riff that is repeated throughout the song to keep the rhythm of the song going, the main riff is also played in unison with the bass guitar. In the instrumental interlude the guitar solo is played around a blues scale. Bass: The Bassist’s role in the song is mainly to keep the rhythm of the song going while also playing the main riff in unison with the guitar to give the song a feeling of direction....   [tags: Free Essays] 406 words
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Appalachian English and its Influence on George Thorogood - Although this song is notably recognized as a George Thorogood song, he borrowed the lyrics from earlier musician’s: John Lee Hooker’s “House-rent Blues” (1966) and Amos Milburn’s “One Scotch, One Bourbon, One beer” (1953) (Wikipedia). Thorogood is a native of the state of Delaware and, according to a 2003 dialect survey conducted by the Harvard University Linguistics Department, the state’s residents are not known to use the Appalachian dialect. However, Thorogood embraced the Appalachian dialect due to his love for southern blues artists and their vernacular....   [tags: Standard English, Song Analysis, English Analysis]
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What to Do With My Life? - Wish I could be Anything I wanna be Wanna be a fireman Wanna be an astronaut Wanna sail the seas Just like a sailor But it's not the end of the world So baby don't get upset It's just a little regret   Less than a year left of high school, then four years of college to study who knows what, and after that... I do not know. There are so many things I wish I could do, so many careers I think would be interesting as the lyrics above suggest. I am big on traveling just to see the sights....   [tags: College Admissions, Personal Narrative] 418 words
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Troy and Cory Maxson's Relationship in Fences by August Wilson - The theme of August Wilson’s play “Fences” is the coming of age in the life of a broken black man. Wilson wrote about the black experience in different decades and the struggle that many blacks faced, and that is seen in “Fences” because there are two different generations portrayed in Troy and Cory. Troy plays the part of the protagonist who has been disillusioned throughout his life by everyone he has been close to. He was forced to leave home at an early age because his father beat him so dramatically....   [tags: struggle, blacks, conflicts] 1240 words
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A Guide that Will Help You Through High School - High school is fun when you get to know the different types of people there. If you don’t, you get confused and frustrated because you meet all these different types of people, and you can’t find the ones you have things in common with. No worries. I am here to help. I have provided a guide that will give you the attributes of the different types of high school students and help you to quickly identify them. When I got into high school, it took me a while to put majority of these students into these four major groups....   [tags: high school, student types, highschoolers] 1081 words
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The Thrilling Fifth Album from the Arctic Monkeys - ... They won’t look back at this album and say that it was their career’s highest point, (as we can expect far more albums just like this, or even better), but they will look back to the moment when they will be no longer defined by their genre. No longer known as an indie band, nor a rock band, but they will be known as artists. The focus on falsetto, the sexual jolt and the feather light touch seem to be all developments of their new album ‘AM’. Alex Turner’s exposure that he’s continuously on the edge during ‘’Do I wanna know?’’ is definitely enough on its own to warrant a parental advisory label....   [tags: popular rock bands] 911 words
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A Wonderful TV Drama: One Tree Hill - One Tree Hill is an American series that started back in 2003. It is set in a fictional town Tree Hill in North Carolina. One Tree Hill is a nine season story that starts off junior year in high school. Each episode focuses on relationships with friends, partners and parents. This is a hit TV drama, what makes it great is the message behind each plot, relatability, interesting actors, unique soundtrack, and good use of camera angles. This TV series isn't all about the plot but about the message within the plot that viewers receive; this is a well thought out masterpiece of drama, that connects to millions of teens of the shows target audience on a high emotional level....   [tags: actors, soundtrack, camera, relatability, plot]
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Development of Characters in Educating Rita - In the play Educating Rita, Willy Russell uses many dramatic devices to develop the themes and characters. By doing this he is able to build up an image of the characters and themes in the audience’s head. One of the main ways he does this is through characterisation. The two main characters (and the only ones we actually see) are Frank and Rita. These two characters couldn’t be any more different. Frank is a University lecturer in English Literature with a drink problem. He had a failed marriage and is in a struggling relationship with ‘Julia’....   [tags: Character Analysis, Literary Devices] 974 words
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How the Ramones Influenced Rock and Roll - How the Ramones Influenced Rock and Roll Joey Romone stated, “There is nobody as good as the Ramones, never will be. I mean, everybody’s just emulated us, and now everybody just kinda takes our sound as their foundations,” (Brainyquote). This proves that the Ramones has had a huge impact on rock. The Romones are the most influential rock band in the 20th century because they sparked the Punk rock bomb in the UK and The United States, they initiated many notorious trends in the punk rock industry, and they have acquired many awards....   [tags: punk, raw, sound] 564 words
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A Much Needed Party - “Morgs!” Stella yelled. “Yeah?” Morgan looked up from her facebook. “I have to go. Apparently, my grandparents are in town.” “Ok I’m gonna see if I can get together with a few people. I’m gonna call Presley, Kathleen, Levi, Blake, and Tristan and tell each of them to bring a couple friends. We can party at my place.” “That sounds fun. Make sure they each pay coke or something at the door.” “Ok have fun with grandma.” She said sarcastically. “See you bitch!” Stella walked out and Morgan texted everyone to meet her at her old house at 7....   [tags: personal narrative] 644 words
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All I Ever Needed To Know About Love - All I ever needed to know about love, I learned form the Goo Goo Dolls. This band with songs such as “Iris”, “Slide”, and “Black Balloon” speak of the longing that comes with love lost for example in the song “Black Balloon” The singer talks about the fact that “A thousand other boys could never reach you, how could I have been the one.” In “Iris” The speaker talks about the fact that regardless of what the world thinks, his love will continue, “you can’t fight the tears that ain’t coming, but I know you can feel me some how… I don’t want the world to see me cause I don’t think that they’d understand.” In the song “Slide” they speak more of the sexual side of love “I wanna wake up where you...   [tags: essays research papers] 504 words
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How are different experiences of love shown in 3 or 4 of the poems? - How are different experiences of love shown in 3 or 4 of the poems. All the poems featured in the hearts and partners section show a number of different attitudes and experiences to love and show how love can affect people in lots of different ways. 'To his coy mistress' shows quite a lustful attitude and experience to love rather than 'true love', "Now let us sport while we may". This poem shows how people can confuse lust with love and shows how not all 'love' experiences are good ones. 'To his coy mistress' is written by a first person (a male) intending to try and pursue the woman and he tries every way possible to try and do so....   [tags: English Literature] 908 words
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The Los Angeles Riots of 1992 - “April 26th, 1992, there was a riot on the streets, tell me where were you!. You were sittin' home watchin' your TV, while I was paticipatin' in some anarchy,” these are the lyrics Sublime uses in their song ‘April 26, 1992’ to describe what happened during the Los Angeles Riots of 1992. “First spot we hit it was my liquor store. I finally got all that alcohol I can't afford. With red lights flashin' time to retire, And then we turned that liquor store into a structure fire,” people ,running through the streets, had no pity when demolishing small businesses and taking what ever they may want from them....   [tags: LA Riots 1992] 1335 words
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The Deceitful Fence - There are many causes that molded Troy Maxson into the dishonest, cantankerous, hypocritical person that he is in August Wilson’s play, “Fences” (1985). Troy had an exceptionally unpleasant childhood. He grew up with a very abusive father that beat him on a daily basis. His mother even abandoned him when he was eight years old. In this play, Troy lies habitually and tries to cover himself up by accusing others of lying. He is a very astringent person in general. His dream of becoming a major league baseball player was crushed as a result of his time spent in jail....   [tags: Biography, Troy Maxson ] 1210 words
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Mass Media Influence - I believe in what Albert Einstein concerned, “I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” Modern technology is used in everywhere, and every day we are influenced by it. We conveniently use computers or smart phones to find out information that we want to know. However, it does not give us only information that we need, but it also gives us lots of subconscious influences by using the mass media. For instance, when I open up a web site, I can easily find commercial advertisements on the side of the web pages or in the middle of the articles....   [tags: Technologial Advancements, Human Interaction]
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The Context of Unrelated Incidents - The Context of Unrelated Incidents What is from Unrelated Incidents about. this is thi six a clock news thi man said n thi reason a talk wia BBC accent iz coz yi widny wahnt mi ti talk aboot thi trooth wia voice lik wanna yoo scruff. if a toktaboot thi trooth lik wanna yoo scruff yi widny thingk it wuz troo. jist wanna yoo scruff tokn. thirza right way ti spell ana right way to tok it. this is me tokn yir right way a spellin. this is ma trooth. yooz doant no thi trooth yirsellz cawz yi canny talk right....   [tags: Unrelated Incidents Tom Leonard Essays] 798 words
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Let There Be Light: Did Punk Rock Really Make a Difference - Let there be light, and there was light Let there be sound, and there was sound Let there be drums, there was drums Let there be guitar, there was guitar, ah Let there be rock And it came to pass That rock 'n' roll was born All across the land every rockin' band Was blowin' up a storm And the guitar man got famous The business man got rich -Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Bon Scott (AC/DC) In the early 1950s when Rock and Roll was born, it was so new and so different than anything heard before that by the time the above song was released more than 25 years later, it seemed like nothing had existed before it....   [tags: Music]
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Communication Breakdown: An Analysis of Regional Dialects in Blues Music - In itself, music has intrinsic value. From Ludwig Van Beethoven to Miles Davis, instrumental music can stand on its own legs, and have meaning that transcends grammatical meaning. However, the implementation of words that are either spoken or sung creates a new genre, and a different aesthetic. In a sense, this is literature juxtaposed over rhythm and melody. This has the effect of giving a more concrete meaning to the music, and more emotion to the words or lyrics. It is a matter of taste, and a subject of intense debate to try and say one style of music does this the best....   [tags: Ebonics, Lyrics]
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Changing Images of Violence in Rap Music Lyrics: 1979-1997 - (a) Read the article, The Influence of Rap/Hip-Hop Music. What is the premise of the article. What are the main findings in the article. How does rap music affect attitudes toward domestic violence. The premise of the article, “Changing images of violence in rap music lyrics: 1979-1997” is that from 1979-1997, there was a drastic increase in the level of violence in rap music that is being viewed in a more progressively positive light. As a result, social conditions must change in order to reduce youth violence....   [tags: domestic violence, social conditions]
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You Know What I'd Do? Anti-Advice from a Teen - You know what I'd do?-The Anti-Advice Is it just me or are you sick and tired of everyone commenting on what they would do or how you should behave. conjuring up ridiculous suggestions that help with nothing but heightening the anger and annoyance that you are all ready feeling. Well, then I have good news for you. I am here to give you for once and for all, the only good advice on what to do when placed in an array of situations. So, you wanna know what I would do. Here's what I'd do. CHAPTER ONE Common Problems Can't get to sleep....   [tags: Curfews, Job, Education] 1556 words
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Film Analysis: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - Michel Gondry’s 2004 film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, deals with themes of memory, identity and love. The film focuses on a lonely man named Joel Barish and his progressively dysfunctional relationship with Clementine Kruczynski. As their relationship deteriorates, they both decide individually to get the memories of each other erased from their minds at Lacuna Inc. Throughout the film, Joel demonstrates to the viewer, that although he is thoroughly unhappy, he begins to regret his agreement to the procedure and desperately tries to cling onto the happiest moments of his life....   [tags: lonely man, dysfunctional relationships]
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Short Story: Crushing on a Girl Named Evangeline - I studied his face to try to get a feel for what he was thinking. “She looked scared but I don’t think it was that we are hunters and more that I knew about her sister. I don’t think she talks about it. So I get the feeling if she does ring me she’ll wanna talk to me alone.” I played with my fork on the table making it go up and down my pressing the fork end. Dean shook his head. “I’m not sure it’s a good idea for you to be too close to her alone, I saw how you reacted when you touched her Sam. I know you think you have this whole connection thing but I don’t like it!” he sat back and studied me....   [tags: Teenagers, Crush] 702 words
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Personal Opinion Essay: College Athletes Should be Paid - A few hours passed and it was approaching 12:00: game time. As I was getting my equipment on, all the possible things that could go wrong flashed threw my head. As I finish putting on my pads and other equipment, I heard a voice from behind me, "Just stay focused man, and play like you have been.” It was RJ, trying to help me focus and give me motivation. Walking into that dark tunnel with the light at the end is like an exhilarating wave of nerves and excitement. Approaching the end of the tunnel, all I could hear was the crowd screaming and yelling....   [tags: Sports, Money] 1210 words
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Psychoanalysis of Fight Club Using Freudian Concepts - Fight Club is a movie that is based on a Chuck Palahniuk novel of the same name. The movie adaptation was written by Jim Uhls, directed by David Fincher and released October 15, 1999. The movie is about the life of the narrator, a depressed insomniac who works as a recall coordinator for an automobile company. The narrator is refused medication by his doctor, he turns to attending a series of support groups for different illnesses and uses these support groups for emotional release and this helps to temporarily cure his insomnia....   [tags: Fight Club Analysis]
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What is the Definition of True Love? - "I wanna love you and treat you right; I wanna love you every day and every night: We'll be together with a roof right over our heads; We'll share the shelter of my single bed; We'll share the same room, yeah. - for Jah provide the bread. Is this love - is this love - is this love - Is this love that I'm feelin'?"--- Bob Marley. Bob Marley wrote and sang about love just like hundreds of people before him. His idea of true love was sharing with someone in order to meet the basic needs and spiritual way of life....   [tags: essay on love]
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My Best Friend since We Were 13 - ... He changed the subject knowing that I was uncomfortable. “So do you have a boyfriend?” he asked. “No, I broke up with him a couple months ago, I thought Tori would have told you.” “She and I don’t talk much, I bet he was a jerk, any guy who could have you would be a very lucky fellow, you’re smart, pretty, accomplished and not to mention your body is banging.” I didn’t know what to say. “Can I ask you a personal question?” “I guess, no guarantee I’ll answer,” I smiled....   [tags: short story] 2493 words
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A Great Big World Band Analysis - A Great Big World made its second appearance at the World Cafe Philly on 1/29. They have had quite a run since they were here last year. A record contract with Epic , a recording of “Say Something” with Christine Aguilera, an appearance on the American Music Awards and Victoria Secret Fashion Show are among the exciting things A Great Big World experienced this past year. Additionally, they have appeared on the Tonight Show and Live with Kelly & Michael. They just released their frist album, Is There Anybody Out There....   [tags: band, music, country rock, pop] 590 words
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The Best Places I've Ever Visited - ... We cook our amazing lamb that we put lots of salt on it so its really salty. I love visiting my other Grandfather and Grandmother's house where we make more awesome food like our beef sausage and our special pumpkin pie and we have to make it together or we would break the tradition. We love visiting around the country and around Europe to. We love seeing the capital which is Sarajevo , all Churches around the city the major canals around the city which you can ride in a fairy in the canal. After we visit going around the city and the canal we go out of the city and go off to the sea and see the water parks and roller coasters and a lot of fun....   [tags: culture, bonia, trips] 603 words
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The History Behind Drums: Band life - ... There are a lot of things that need to do happen before someone plays the drums each night on tour. You need to put your drum set together and make them tune right, you need to find a comfortable seat and drum stool position, and you need to find the proper grip for your drumsticks. Just like any other instrument player, you will eventually be able to make random beats at the top of your head. So in the end it’s worth all the practice. The amount of money you would be making depends on what you do with your drumming career....   [tags: primitive tribal societies, drummers]
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AC/DC - A Rock Powerhouse - AC/DC originated in Australia, and was formed in 1973 by brothers Angus Young and Malcolm Young. They were born in Glasgow, Scotland, but then moved to Sydney Australia with most of their family in 1963. They classified themselves solely as rock n roll, but are considered to be one of the pioneers of heavy metal. They are also one of the highest grossing bands of all time. "AC/DC" is an abbreviation meaning "alternating current/direct current" electricity. They originally got the name from their older sister Margaret, who saw the initials ACDC on a sewing machine....   [tags: Musicians ]
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High Expectations in the Hill - In the play millionaire West gives interesting advice to the ex-convict Sterling. West tells Sterling to “Carry a little cup through life and you’ll never be disappointed.”(Wilson 94). Nevertheless, it is better that Sterling takes advice from the late Steve Jobs who tells us all to not “Let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice”(Jobs 2005). West may be the richest man in all of the Hill district, but his wealth and greed has obviously clouded his judgement. He preaches about low expectations, and accepting what you are handed....   [tags: civil rights movement, August Wilson]
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Cyndi Lauper and Miley Cyrus - “Yeah, it's a party in the USA” (“Party in the USA”). In the 80s Cyndi Lauper was the wild child. She had crazy hair, her outfits were unusual, and she had music that was revolutionary for her time. But now, Miley Cyrus has taken on Lauper’s role. Miley cut off her long hair; she is now wearing shorter, tighter outfits; and her dancing has been more provocative in the past year or so. These two seem pretty different, but are they. One might say that they are pretty alike. In examining the lives and causes of Cyndi Lauper and Miley Cyrus, one can see that American culture has changed drastically over time in terms of music, fashion, and manners....   [tags: women in the music industry]
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Popular Music Perpetuates Rape Culture - I am terrified to have a daughter, because the men of the world will be out to get her. She will be born into a world where she will spend the rest of her life being seen as less. She will be objectified. She will be bullied for her appearance. As she grows up, she will have fewer opportunities for success. She will have to learn how to defend herself not only from the dangers that face the whole world, but perhaps even from her own date. Her father and I will spend her entire life fearing for her physical, emotional and mental safety....   [tags: Sex in Pop Music] 2575 words
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A Man's View of Women - When Tinie Tempah, an English rapper, said, “At the end of the day, I'm a human being and I just think that's what it is. Challenging stereotypes by just being that I am,” he known that at the end of the day society cannot define who he is as a person. Tempah lived with challenges of being an English African rapper that faced the discrimination of society. Society shot down his dreams of being a rapper by stereotyping because of his English accent. Tempah can relate to the women stereotyping because he knows the emotional Rolla coaster one goes through when being labeled....   [tags: weak, submissive, rapper, sterotypes] 1351 words
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Changing the Images of Artilces - 1. (a) Read the article, “Changing images of violence in rap music lyrics: 1979-1997.” What is the premise of the article. What are the main findings in the article. What are the media violence prevention implications. The premise of the article, “Changing images of violence in rap music lyrics: 1979-1997” is that from 1979-1997, there has been a drastic increase in the level of violence in rap music that is being viewed in a more progressively positive light. As a result, social conditions must change in order to reduce youth violence....   [tags: rap, music, lyrics, prevention, suicide, rock] 2448 words
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Gang Structure - Gang Structure Each gang has their own structure. Members are usually males from 13 to 28 years old, but police are also seeing female subsets of existing gangs. Gangs are not restricted to only youths from disadvantaged and low income areas: many middle and upper class youths are also involved in gang activity (http://www.gangfreekids.org/gangs.html). In addition, gangs are not just comprised of African-American youths; gang members represent all racial and ethnic groups....   [tags: Youth Gangs Essays] 385 words
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Korn Lyric Interpretation - Korn Lyric Interpretation F r e a k O n A L e a s h Something takes a part of me. Something lost and never seen. Every time I start to believe, Something's raped and taken from me... from me. Life's got to always be messing with me. (You wanna see the light) Can't they chill and let me be free. (So do I) Can't I take away all this pain. (You wanna see the light) I try to every night, all in vain... in vain. Sometimes I cannot take this place. Sometimes it's my life I can't taste. Sometimes I cannot feel my face....   [tags: Papers] 554 words
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