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  • The Social And Its Effect On Society

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    social can be seen in music through repetition, repetition generates a sense of pleasure to people. Society appreciates familiarity we enjoy catchy predictable songs, and that familiarity could be achieved through repetition. There are two types of repetitions in music, such as musematic riffs, and discursive riffs. Musematic riffs is more basic than discursive, and is the repetition of shorter units throughout the song. Discursive repetition is the repetition of longer units, at the level of phase

  • Brainwashing In How Stuffs Work

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    There are many individuals who view brainwashing as a disease that spreads like wildfire. But what exactly is brainwashing and how does it work? According to Merriam- Webster Dictionary, brainwashing is defined as a forcible indoctrination to induce someone to give up basic political, social, religious beliefs and attitudes and to accept contrasting regimented ideas. According to journalist Julia Layton, from How Stuff Works, “In the brainwashing process, the agent systematically breaks down the

  • Coherence : The Underlying Message

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    times, he use the sign LOOK when he is looking at someone or when someone is looking at him. DRIVE CRAZY is another repetitive phrase in this narrative; the narrator uses this phrase four different times. Another example of the narrator’s use of repetition happens in conjunction with substitution, which occurs with the signs COOL and WOW. The first time he uses the two signs together. After this initial use, he uses these signs interchangeably, substituting one sign for the other and vice versa.

  • Gary Soto Essay

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    Throughout the autobiographical narrative written by Gary Soto, many different literary elements are used to recreate the experience of his guilty six-year old self. Different elements such as contrast, repetition, pacing, diction, and imagery. Soto narrates this story as a young boy at a time when he seems to be young and foolish, Soto foolmaking mistakes, but at the same time hoping to learn from them. Soto uses each of these devices to convey different occurrences in the narrative. Contrast is

  • My Mother who Came from China, She Never Saw the Snow

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    Every person in the world has struggles, but some have more than others. Some people work for multiple hours for very little pay. Immigrant factory workers rarely get the chance to enjoy the better qualities in life. In the poem, “My Mother, Who Came from China Where She Never Saw Snow”, Laureen Mar tells about an Immigrant mother from china works in a factory for very little pay. She had worked for twenty-five years and never gotten a raise. In the poem Laureen Mar uses imagery, irony, and punctuation

  • Analysis of the Painting Great Detonators by Acamonchi

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    Contemporary art is the art created in the present time. Today, artists affected by the social context and personal experiences reproduce pieces of art that question or make a point about controversial issues in our society. A great example is the painting created in 2006 called Great Detonators (“Grandes Detonadores”) by the Mexican artist Acamonchi. The painting is located in the exhibition The Very large Array: San Diego/ Tijuana Artist in the Peter C. Farrell Gallery inside the Museum of Contemporary

  • Theme Of Atomic Bride

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    “Atomic Bride”, through its use of anaphora and combined repetition, morphs from an innocent poem about a cross-dresser to a bitter attack on societal ideals. Thomas Sayers Ellis utilizes three distinct repetitive elements - the use of the word “drag”, the grammatical statement “A good … starts in the … and works its way …”, and the anaphora “The world loves a … ” to express this change. The definition of “drag” shifts as the poem transitions between themes. In the line, “Andre’s cross- / dressing

  • Concept for My Mini-Exhibit:Tranquil Rhythms

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    “The life of man in every part has need of harmony and rhythm” - Plato Adapted from the Everyday Magic Exhibit at GoMA, the concept for my mini exhibit is Tranquil Rhythms. The title clearly represents striking elements of the exhibit that bring all the pieces together. There will be 5 collections shown in the exhibit, they are; Untitled (from webs from my garden series) by Sandra Selig, Citizens Band by Angelica Mesiti, Untitled Cascade by Rebecca Baumann, Assorted Spices for Dinner and

  • How Does Larkin Present Everyday Life In The Whitsun Weddings

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    that ‘soon wears off’, once it wears off, it is discarded of since it is only value is lost: ‘Fetch the shoebox, fetch the shovel’. This represents human nature in the sense of our short attention span and constant drive for new pleasures. Larkins repetition of the word ‘no’ in the first stanza emphasizes how there is an absence of care, or notice taken into it; it represents it as being the norm of the condition of

  • Repetition In The Odyssey

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    vicissitudes of life through the 20 years he was working on getting home. Mary Oliver’s marvelous poem “The Journey” relays the experience of defeating the voices holding you back. Homer uses tone and foreshadowing. While Oliver uses personification and repetition. Both convey that people undertake journeys to experience life as