Carrie Underwood

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  • Analysis Of Before He Cheats By Carrie Underwood

    Having won the popular TV superstar singing competition, American Idol, country singer Carrie Underwood has cemented a place in the American music industry as one of the most empowering, feminine, as well as influential women with a multitude of chart-topping songs over the past decade (Paisley, 2014). “Before He Cheats,” is one of her most famous tracks, and promotes messages weaves emotions that resonate with many cheated-on individuals. As a result, “Before He Cheats” reached eighth place on Billboard’s ranking of popular music, and remained on the chart for 64 weeks. Underwood’s climb of fame can be in large part attributed to this song, which received excellent praise and press upon its release, despite questionable thematic double standards.…

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  • Personal Essay: What Makes Up My Culture?

    have learned that in order to be successful and to be the best you can be, you need to take time to be become these qualities. It is important that we are patient and understanding with others especially as healthcare providers. A quote that represents my culture: One quote I live by daily is “ Dance as though no one’s watching, Love as though you’ve never been hurt, Sing as though no one can hear you and Live as though its heaven on earth.” I believe this quote is important because I…

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  • Almay Cosmetics Paper

    Almay has been effective as setting itself apart by providing special need cosmetics and has high standards on manufacturing guidelines (Almay Introductions, n.d.). Almay even chooses its brand ambassador who braces the company core values. Carrie Underwood was chosen earlier this year as she believes, as Almay’s does, that makeup should be easy for women to feel their most beautiful (Revlon, n.d.). The company had reportedly chosen Selena Gomez but after it was reported Gomez was in rehab…

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  • Carrie Underwood Research Paper

    Artist Carrie Underwood Carrie Underwood was born on March 10, 1983 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. She is the daughter of Carole and Stephen Underwood. She was raised on her parents' farm in Checotah, Oklahoma, near Muskogee. Both of her parents worked. Her mother taught elementary school and her father worked in a sawmill. She is the youngest of three girls. Her sisters’ names are Shanna and Stephanie. She starting singing at the age of 3 and during her childhood, Underwood performed at Robbins…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Country Music

    tend to call out the objectifying qualities that the guys like to sing about. With lyrics like “Bein the girl in a country song, how in the world did it go so wrong. Like all we’re good for, is looking good for you and your friends on the weekend nothing more. We used to get a little respect, now we’re lucky if we even get, to climb up in your truck, keep our mouth shut and ride along, and be the girl in a country song” and countering it with “Aw naw, Conway and George Strait never did it this…

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  • Guns N Roses: Song Analysis

    For this paper, I have chosen to present my exploration on one of the greatest rock bands in American history, Guns N’ Roses, as well as the so called “Reigning Queen of Country Music”, Carrie Underwood (Schiff, 2014). The particular song I have chosen is “Paradise City,” and with this song being recorded originally in 1987 by Guns N’ Roses, Underwood decided to perform her own version in 2014 at the Country Music Association Festival. The purpose of this paper is to explore particular artists…

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  • How Music Affects A Person's Life

    would rather listen to music about living a happy life rather than listen to music about drugs and death. We are encouraged to go out and find a role model as early as the age of three. Some Children will choose their mom or dad, some will choose Superman or Batman, and then you have some kids like me who choose a singer such as Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood to be their role models. When we begin to look for role models, we look for specific aspects and traits that we admire in that…

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  • The History Of Country Music

    Music in general has evolved so much over the years. Interesting enough many different genres of music have been added to the world of music. There have also been quite a few new sub-genres created. Even business in the music industry has changed, in the following document as a reader you will explore how country music has gone from traditional country, to what some now refer to as “Modern Country” or “Bro-Country”. The following document will not only focus on the music itself but also how is…

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  • Women In Horror Films

    dichotomy of the virgin vs. sex kitten, innocent vs. deviant, pure vs. impure female image and the religious undertones that drive this binary. This film does, however, stray from what feminist theorists have called the “male antagonist,” as Carrie acts as both the antagonist and protagonist in this film. On the contrary, Carrie does fit the virgin profile while other females in the film fit the sex kitten profile. In order to better understand the reflective theory in the context of this film,…

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  • Female Objectification In Stephen King's Carrie

    using the ‘male gaze’ and punishing women for any kind of sexuality. Brian de Palma’s 1976 film adaption of Stephen King’s novel Carrie is no different. Although marketed to young women, Carrie is fraught with female objectification and fetishization with an overall lack of progressive female characters. It would seem having a female protagonist as…

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