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  • Elvis Presley's Popular Music Analysis

    intention of achieving mass distribution and sales now principally in the form of recordings" (Merriam-Webster.com), played a significant role in the daily life of people of the 20th and 21st centuries. From psychedelic to rock, modern music encompassed it all. As time progressed, the quality and genre adapted to the people 's interests. Some artists decided to go against the grain and change popular music for the better. These five artists- Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, and Mariah Carey- should be classified as a snapshot of industry change due to sales, influence, Billboard chart rankings, and awards. Michael Jackson should be considered one of popular music 's…

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  • Analysis Of Thank You Ma Am

    The story “ Thank You Ma 'am” is about one a boy Roger that try to steal Mrs. Jones pocketbook but Mrs. Jone not permit that and help the boy by talking with him, take him to her house and help him giving food and advice. Notably, the text say, “The large woman simply turned around and kicked him right square in his blue-jeaned sitter. Then she reached down, picked the boy up by his shirt front, and shook him until his teeth rattled.”(Hughes 2), That is to say that Mrs. Jones Turned around and…

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  • Personal Narrative: Short Story Of Nicki's POV '

    Nicki 's POV As his head was coming up Lani walked in "I hope I wasn 't intruding on anything but its time for dessert" he said and then rolled his eyes while walking off. I giggled "Well thank you" I said to Drake blushing awfully hard, my panties were soaked his kisses turned me on, I knew he was just trying to be sweet, it was innocent. "Your welcome, well before we go out there can I get your number ?" He asked "Yeah no problem" I said taking his phone and entering my number As we got…

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  • My Soul Essay

    and his eyes were almost a grey they had a slight tint of blue. They were the color of someone 's emotion while dealing with the grief of their loved one. The one thing I found odd is the fact the devil wears glasses. They were rectangular frames large on his face. They only magnified his amazing eyes. " I don 't want it," I stared into his eyes. They were gorgeous. He staggered back as if I had punched him in the stomach. He looked as if he couldn’t catch his breath. At first he couldn’t form…

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  • Descriptive Essay: Tainted Love By Marilyn Manson

    I shove my headphones into my ears and turn up the song I 'm obsessed with, Tainted Love by Marilyn Manson. I light another cigarette then neared off to the park where I can be alone. ~ I push the snow off the bench and plop down. The park is quiet and lonely; no one in sight except for me. I look at the jungle gym and study the frost on the bars. I wish for a damn miracle. I twirl my foot in the snow making an imperfect circle. I switch positions and feel the papers in my back pocket; I take…

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  • Reflective Essay Red Lines

    would be too hot for jumpers and long sleeves, so I was trying to go cold turkey. But it was so hard. So, so hard. Often I found myself holding the blade in my hands. Most of the time, I don’t even mean to. It just sort of, happened. And I hated myself for it. I wanted to stop. I really did. But it was like a drug; I needed it. I thought maybe telling someone might help. But I didn’t want them to look at me like that. Like I was a broken thing that couldn’t to be fixed. But the scars; the scars…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: I Lost My Relationships With My Family

    I felt like I lost the relationships with my family, I thought I would never have friends anymore, and I never wanted to make any mistake like this for the rest of my life. Because of somethings in my life have been hard, I have changed from careless to caring. My freshman year of highschool, was wild and also nervous about being the younger ones in high school. I didn’t care about anything, beside my grades in school. I was a great student in school, I made excellent grades, and I got along…

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  • Ahkmenrah: A Short Story

    Long ago, there was a man by the name of Ahkmenrah. All my life me and my family have been poor farmers that can barely produce enough food for ourselves. Ever since I was a small boy father and me have worked in the field tending to the crops, Mother is in charge of staying home and working in the house. Once me and father came home, she would tend to us and make dinner. When I was a young boy we moved into the city of Babylon to become more successful and to have a better life. Father says…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Letter To My Writing

    So I turned to the only thing I could think of, music. Surprisingly, music did help. But it was specially your music, and you four in general that helped me. You’ve said before that one of your goals was that you would like to be an escape from reality for your fans. For me, you were that little escape. I could close my eyes and listen to your music. It made me feel like I had no worries anymore. No pain. Those sharp words being said were forgotten, even if it was just for a brief moment. I…

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  • A Short Story: Buzzing Lucy

    Who would have known that they end up getting married. Now look at them, Ryan shakes his head. You have no one to blame but yourself. Walking into his empty condo. Jenna was quiet during dinner. Only answering when needed. The kids were excitedly talking about their day. When they got home, Jenna saw the papers Ryan faxed to her. Scanning through the papers quickly. Happy with the proposals. Hoping Mr. Phillips would be too. Surprised that Ryan didn 't put up much of a…

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