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  • The Cure Of Exchange For Anna And Myself

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    They did as I ordered and held back, many now turning their attention to Lyle in search for their next move. “Here’s the deal,” I told them now feeling I had the upper hand. “The cure in exchange for Anna and myself. There’s enough here for your people to be able to reverse engineer it and replicate it. You don’t need us any longer.” “Alright, Peter, we accept,” Lyle reluctantly agreed. “What, no, we don’t accept,” Kim sneered. “We take what we want and we’re taking the damn cure.

  • Essay about 80's Music

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    advancements was Mtv. It was first debuted on August 1, 1981. This gave way to the first video jockey (VJ). A video jockey was someone who announced videos and told a brief synopsis of the band. Mtv was an outlet for music videos and a gateway for musicians to get their music to the fans. When it first aired at 12:01 am, the first words were, “Ladies and Gentlemen, rock and roll”. The first video played by Mtv was, “Video Killed the Radio Star” by The Buggles. The digital phase wasn’t

  • Essay On 80's Culture

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    in music were inspired by social and political issues at the time. It was most definitely a politically charged decade:cold war, unemployment, poverty in homes. Many artists used music as a form of escapism and or to get a point across. In 1981 MTV launched its first music video, ‘Video Killed the Radio Star’ by the

  • Rousseau, Thoreau, And Marx

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    Rousseau, Thoreau, and Marx discuss man’s alienation from nature and his/her natural conscience, which is sublated by material consciousnesses that are symbolic of: luxury, liberty, and capital. The alienating effects in the transition from feudalism to the modern state are grounded within: the luxury of “commerce and money” (Rousseau, “Science and Arts,” 16); onto a false sense of liberty in “commerce and agriculture” (Thoreau, “Civil Disobedience,” 228); then towards capital in “commerce”

  • The Influence Of Good Shephard On The Status Of The Good Shepherd

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    The purpose of this thesis is to compare and contrast iconography of the Good Shephard, in relation to the status of the Good Shepherd as one of the most popular icons representing Jesus, its origins in pagan art, and the use of similar subject matter. The two images reviewed here cover the period of the early stages of Christianity within the Roman Empire, and are depictions of the Good Shephard using different format and technique. The Merriam Webster description of iconography is “traditional

  • Masculinity In Old Spice

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    Some say that it grants what it truly promises, others say it is only our imagination. The portrayal of masculinity and manliness are quite prevalent in most of the old spice ads. Given the obvious scope of the ad, which is to sell the product, the ad seems to portray other things. Masculinity shows itself in the ad through different mannerisms. The appearance of the man, the behavior the man is seen to have, and the sexuality. The Smell Like A Man ad is seen to portray two different ideals. One

  • Virgin Of Guadalupe Summary

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    Whether it be on prayer cards or gold chains, the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe has resonance with the nation of Mexico. Modern Mexican icons, such as the Virgin of Guadalupe, have foundations in Post-Conquest New Spain's plight in forming an identity separate from that of Spain. In James Cordova's "Colonial Rhetorics," a chapter within The Art of Professing in Bourbon Mexico, Cordova asserts a similar notion. This chapter argues that local emblems, such as the Virgin of Guadalupe and the crowned

  • How MTV Maintains Its Dominance Essay

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    How MTV Maintains Its Dominance Music Television, a basic cable service known by its acronym MTV, remains the dominant music video outlet utilizing effective marketing and competitive business practices throughout its nineteen year history. The creation of the "I Want My MTV" marketing campaign and use of the campaign throughout the 1980's helped the cable outlet secure a substantial subscriber base. MTV dealt with competition from cable mogul Ted Turner's Cable Music Channel by creating

  • MTV: Music Mainstream Essay

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    Invention of MTV MTV pioneered the music video, music television industry. The music video genre was taking its first steps in the 60s and 70s. MTV seized upon the idea, linked it with cable television and created a media icon. MTV has been the launching pad for the careers of stars for two decades. On the MTV model, other music television programs adopted the format such as BET, VH-1, and the Nashville Network. MTV has continuously pushed the envelope in music and social issues. Their

  • The Effects of MTV on American Culture Essay

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    MTV, formally known as Music Television, is one of the most viewed networks on television today. Roughly thirty-three years old, it has changed the American culture drastically in more than just one way. Specifically targeting teens and young adults, the MTV network provides all of the most up to date gossip on celebrities, highlights the latest fashion trends, promotes versified lifestyles, and defines the music industry of our generation. However, this so-called “idolized network” has not always