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  • A Dark Brown Dog Short Story

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    Loss of Innocence Have you ever imagined being a child brought up in an abusive home but still trusting that there was hope? It can be complicated to believe that hope does exist when there is no type of love or affection given to you by the individuals you look up to the most. The short story, “A Dark Brown Dog,” by Stephen Crane, shows that even in an abusive relationship one can find love using character, conflict and climax. At the beginning of this short story, the author introduces a young

  • Reflective Essay On Community Service

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    Imagine struggling to afford the ‘mandatory’ three meals you’re supposed to consume a day. It would be hard and stressful right? I met over one hundred hungry people that have to feel this emotion every day of their life, struggling to provide enough food to make a meal, fulfill their hunger, and stay healthy. On October 17th my senior year of high school I volunteered at a place called “Broad Street Ministry” a Christian based community church. They have many community service opportunities that

  • A music genre is a category of pieces of music that share a certain style or “basic musical

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    A music genre is a category of pieces of music that share a certain style or “basic musical language” (van der Merwe 1989, p.3). The two articles that I will be comparing are “Genres, Subgenres, Sub-Subgenres and More” by Kembrew McLeod (2001) and “On the Value of Popular Music” by S. Firth (1996). Categorizing music is especially challenging when it comes to fitting it into sub genres. As we move through the ages, and technology and communication becomes more complex, newer and unique genres are

  • Sixties Music and How it Reflected the Changing Times Essay

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    Sixties Music and How it Reflected the Changing Times The 1960’s in the United States was a decade marred by social unrest, civil rights injustice, and violence both home and abroad. These were some of the factors that lead to a cultural revolution. The revolution attempted to diverge the fabric of American society. Teenagers were living dangerously and breaking away from the ideals that their parents held. In the process they created their own society (Burns 1990). They were young and

  • The Big Six: The Music Industry And The Big Six

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    The Music Industry and the Big Six The music industry is made of companies which produce and sell music. The music industry as we know it was solidified in the mid-twentieth century, where records succeeded sheet music as the primary product in the music business. Record companies were established, but did not last very long until the late 1980s when the “Big Six”, a group of multinational corporations consisting of Sony, MCA, WEA, Polygram, EMI, and BMG controlled most of the market. Initially there

  • Essay Music Education: A Much Needed and Important Discipline

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    Music Education: A Much Needed and Important Discipline "A nation that allows music to be expendable is in danger of becoming expendable itself," said Richard Dreyfuss during the Grammy Awards broadcast on the 28th of February (National Coalition for music Education 14). This is a very interesting statement because it involves something that is related to everyone -- school curriculum. When school budgets have to be cut, the music classes are usually the first ones to be removed. Ironically

  • Argentine Tango: Convergence and Diffusion Essay

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    Buenos Aires, Argentina and Montevideo, Uruguay a new genre of music was evolving. This new genre of music eventually came to be called the Argentine Tango. Tango music evolved from the interaction of many different cultures, and it continues to evolve and branch out into many subgenres. Beginning around 1880 the first traces of the Argentine tango were beginning to fall into place. (History 2005) This occurred through the convergence of music of the many cultures which were found in the area. Immigration

  • Brooks And Dunn Analysis

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    Brooks and Dunn: In April 1996, Brooks & Dunn's fourth album “Borderline” was released to little critical acclaim, however the first single off that album became the their signature song, Although, B.W. Stephenson’s 1972 single “My Maria” was a top-10 hit and made him a popular songwriter, Brooks & Dunn's version had reached iconic status, you could not turn on country radio without listening to this song. In addition, it spent three weeks at number one in mid-1996 and peaked at number 79 on the

  • William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” was by far the most well-known classical piece of romance

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    successful and famous adaptations- the muchly appreciated classical Franco Zeffirelli’s 1968 version and the modern version directed by Baz Luhrmann in 1996 was although controversial, it portrayed the purest and unstoppable love in a turbulent society by using creative, jazzy elements that was stylishly edited in a modern way. Both of the 1968 and 1996 films have clarified the setting right at the start of the film- 13th century (the medieval

  • Romeo And Juliet 1968 And 1996

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    version and the modern version directed by Baz Luhrmann in 1996, are both unquestionably the most successful and popular variations. Roger Ebert, quoted Franco Zeffirelli’s 1968 film version of Romeo and Juliet stating “The success of the film depends upon Whiting and Miss Hussey…They are magnificent”. The leading actors incorporate Leonard Whiting in the role of Romeo, and Olivia Hussey essentially as Juliet. Peter Travers, quoted Baz Luhrmann’s 1996 film version of Romeo and Juliet stating “Amid the clamor