Drive Research Paper

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According to Merriam-Webster, drive is an innate, biologically determined urge to attain a goal or satisfy a need. It could also mean to propel or carry along in a specified direction. I personally like the idea that your drive is an urge to satisfy a need. People can have many drives. It could be family, a career, or anything else really. For me, it’s music. Music has been a very important aspect of my life for as long as I can remember. My dad plays the piano, so any piano music brings back good memories. I play multiple instruments, but my main ones are the violin and the guitar. I have always used music as an outlet, whether I play it or simply listen to it. I feel like having music in my life is a real need that I was born with. People can love music, but some people are born with a connection to it .…show more content…
I have auditioned for many orchestras, despite my severe stage-fright. I also play in a band with some people from my church. The older I get, the more I realize that music is in every part of my life; school, church, when I’m supposed to be doing homework… Even the sport I’m a part of, jump rope, is very much music and rhythm based. Above all, I think that whatever drives you, should in turn inspire you. Vice versa, your life and emotions should inspire your drive. In my case, music inspires all aspects of my life and my emotions and life events inspire the music I write and listen to. I could easily turn my life story into a playlist. Beyond the actual sound of songs, lyrics can be just as important. Sometimes, I think lyrics will impact me even more than the music itself. Just a couple weeks ago, I found myself using song lyrics in an essay I was writing in history about the French Revolution. I doubt that’s what the artist was aiming for, but that shows just how much music is a part of my
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