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    The Melancholic Tone of The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven," is representing Poe's own introvertedness, which is strangely moving and attractive to the reader. In his essay entitled "The Philosophy of Composition," Poe reveals his intent in writing "The Raven" and also describes the work of writing the poem as being carefully calculated in all aspects. Of all melancholy topics, Poe wished to use the most understood, death, specifically death involving a beautiful woman

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    Throughout the retelling of June’s past with her mother Suyuan, there is a wistful and almost melancholic tone that permeates throughout their story. June reminisces on how she could never quite live up to her mother’s expectations, and it was difficult to live with the burden of being her mother’s source of disappointment. When Lindo tells her that she must go to meet the twin daughters Suyuan was forced to abandon during war and to fulfill them with everything about their mother, June is hesitant

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    Absolute Pitch: An Inside Look When most people see a wavelength of light, they find no difficulty in associating it with a color. Yet hearing a frequency of sound and associating it with a musical note is a cognitive talent that fascinates scientists. This rare ability is referred to in the scientific literature as absolute pitch (AP) and it allows individuals to effortlessly, immediately and accurately label the pitches they hear with a musical note. AP has been a classic example of the “nature-nurture”

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    Living in the world, we all would love to live a place where we are respected, valued, and appreciated. However, life is not always like the way we dream because racism is still happing and it has a great influence on our everyday lives. Unfortunately, nowadays some of us are not still treated equally. I am wondering why we can’t get along with one another and why we cannot treat one another who are unlike with us with respect and appreciate. We all know their differences play an important role in

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    remained nine months on the Times Bestseller and was re-created into a movie which released in 1993 with the same name. Although there are not much influential differences, the visual/audio effects in movies, structures and languages, including the tones and pronunciations made some changes on the individual’s preference. Unlike the book, the movie The Joy Luck Club added audio and visual effects to make the plot more emotional and empathic. In this case, the audio, including the background music

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    Music and language share a commonality; the same way phrases are structured in music, can be seen when thoughts are structured in sentences of different languages. Music plays a role in memory, auditory attention, and different structures of language, such as the syntax and phonemes, which can improve on reading and writing skills. Bidelman et al. has shown that when it comes to music and language, speech pitch processing can differ between musicians and non-musicians, where there are evidence that

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    Ever since I was born, I was raised in a Vietnamese household where my parents and grandparents always communicated to me in only Vietnamese. Before I was four years old, I slowly learned English from watching television and listening American radio stations. In my elementary school, I learned the American alphabet by memorization and repetition of the sounds and signs of the American alphabet. Then teachers started to make students learn new vocabulary and helping students make flashcards with pictures

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    Igbo Dictionary

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    Humanities Culminating Project Vaporwave is a microgenre of music started in the early 2010s focused on deconstructing elements of 90s culture, consumerism, and nostalgia. It’s name is a pun on the term “vaporware,” which refers to software advertised by companies in the 90s which turn out to be nonexistent and nothing but vapor. Vaporwave works remix pop songs, Muzak, advertisements, startup sounds, and other cultural material from the 80s and 90s, to produce hypnotic, almost dreamy music. Blank

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    Secular music and music intended for mass both played important roles in medieval culture. For a while, the only music was made for worship. There were certain themes and purposes that shaped church music to be the way that it was and the same with non-religious music, each had a purpose. There are characteristics of each that separate them from each other and then some characteristics that make them one. One would not be the same today without the other. These styles of music served as a source

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