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    Victor Wooten redefines the word musician. Regaled as the most influential bassist since Jaco Pastorius, Victor is known for his solo recordings and tours, and as a member of the Grammy-winning supergroup, Béla Fleck & The Flecktones. He is an innovator on the bass guitar, as well as a talented composer, arranger, producer, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist. But those gifts only begin to tell the tale of this Tennessee titan. Victor is the loving husband and devoted father of four; the youngest

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    Cool, Cool, Considerate Men Oh say do you see what I see? Congress sitting here in sweet serenity I could cheer; the reason's clear For the first time in a year Adams isn't here And look, the sun is in the sky A breeze is blowing by, and there's not a single fly I sing hosanna, hosanna Hosanna, hosanna And it's cool Come ye cool cool conservative men The likes of which may never be seen again We have land, cash in hand Self-command, future planned Fortune flies, society survives In neatly ordered

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    Gwendolyn Brooks wrote the poem entitled “We Real Cool” which is primarily about pool players who have left school. The theme of this poem is the pool players want to live in their own way, do their own thing, yet it’s not the right way to live in society. If you don’t do what’s considered right in society you can get led into the wrong direction. The first piece of evidence to support the theme is in line 1 and 2, where it says, “We real cool. We left school.” This quote comes from the part of the

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    To understand and describe Gwendolyn Brooks poem “We Real Cool” the reader must know what the Pronoun we represent. The reader must also free his or her mind from any type of stereotypical thinking; in fact, if the reader finds it tough to let go of the stereotype thinking, he or she will have the wrong understanding of what this poem is about, and miss a great educational prospect of how different social classes think. If the poem is read once and the words are taken at face value, the reader will

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    The Message of Gwendolyn Brooks' "We Real Cool" "We Real Cool" is a short, yet powerful poem by Gwendolyn Brooks that sends a life learning message to its reader. The message Brooks is trying to send is that dropping out of school and roaming the streets is in fact not "cool" but in actuality a dead end street. Brooks conveys her message in an ironic manner, which is presented in the title of the poem. Before actually reading the 10 line poem the first thing that grabs the reader's attention

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    “We Real Cool” is a poem written by Gwendolyn Brooks in 1960. Having been raised in Chicago, she wrote more than twenty books of poetry throughout her life. Brooks was not only known for poems but also for several other books including a novel called “Maud Martha”. For her contributions to poetic literature, she was named poet laureate for the state of Illinois in 1968 and was the first black woman to be appointed as a consultant in poetry to the library of congress. This poem, “We Real Cool”, consists

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    STUDENT NAME PROFESSOR CLASS DATE We Real Cool: Poetry Explication “We Real Cool” is a poem written by Gwendolyn Brooks in 1959, and published in her book The Bean Eaters (We Real Cool, pg 1). A simple and light poem, “We Real Cool” is vague enough to allow readers to visualize their own characters and setting, but specific enough to keep a consistent rebellious image. Brook’s attitude toward the characters is undecided, as the tone is neither tragic nor victorious, but more

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    believes everyone is nice. Once she gets a glimpse of the “plastics” she’s mesmerized by how cool and confident they are. Regina George is the one in charge of the plastics the “Queen Bee”. She has two minions Gretchen Wieners and Karen Smith. Life is perfect for the plastics or so it seems. Cady Heron gets invited to join the plastics and that’s when she realizes little by little on what it takes to be cool (Messick Waters, 2004). The film “Mean Girls” connects with its target audience which consists

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    The lives of gang people are dangerous, sneaky, and painful. In both “What's it Like to be a Gang Member?” by Bill Lee, and “We Real Cool” by Gwendolyn Brooks, portray the experience on being a gang member is portrayed. They both show and illustrate, what it's like to be a gang member, and it is not worth it. They do this by using descriptive words, and directly telling us what happened. “What's it Like to be a Gang Member?” by Bill Lee, portrays how gang life works, and his own struggles

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    In both What’s It Like to be a Gang Member and We Real Cool, gang life is portrayed as a dangerous lifestyle for “cool people” to live by, demonstrating that it’s not a particularly ‘nice’ way to live. As the author of What’s It Like to be a Gang Member said, “I started in low-level gangs, stealing, peddling goods, getting into fights…” This quote shows that the people living that sort of life can start off small, doing smaller crimes, being in low-level gangs, but eventually, they will be deeper

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