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  • Love Is A Mix Love Tape Summary

    I have heard talk that a playlist will always feel polished and clean and intentional and that they will never have the gritty, in the moment feel that a cassette mix has. My response to that claim is that about 1/3 of the files contained on my personal playlists are either leaked or live recordings of unreleased material. In the same way you could go and buy a nice clean album on a cassette in the 90’s I can do the same online today, so why would I take time to include a common, and easily found file on a unique playlist? One of the comments Sheffield makes about why he likes a mix tape is that its a very active process, you have to be actively listening to the radio and ready to hit record to get the song you want. I have no equivalent in my modern playlisting habits, the process has changed, the challenge has changed. Instead of having an single, tiny, microscopic feed of music on the radio, I have the entirety of all the music, sound clips and pieces of dialogue that have ever been uploaded to the internet…

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  • Snow Mountain Research Paper

    The ragtag assembly of voiceover performances help, with J.K. Simmons as the authoritative Khampa, Luke Wilson as his son, Bodi, and a pretty terrific Eddie Izzard who plays Angus Scattergood, the hard-on-his-luck, feline former rock star whose new record label is demanding his new single by 6pm on Friday. Scattergood lives in “the city”, which geography tells me should be Lhasa, which would logically be the location referenced, since it is the second-most populated city in Tibet and has an…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Start Of A School Day

    "I 'm not sure if you 'll like what you 're going to see.." "Doesn 't matter," calmly said the boy. Although inside he was very excited about what hidden things could be kept hold by this brown cube. The nurse gives a small "hmmm" and takes off the tape. The box reveals a jumbled up mess of cassette tapes, possibly from the 80s that some random stranger once had. The boy looks at the items with distraught and says, "Did I miss the latest invention where you can travel through time?" The…

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  • Theme Of Symbolism In Never Let Me Go

    Aspects of Humanity Revealed through Symbolism in Never Let Me Go Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go has been widely acclaimed for its insights into the depths of human life. On the surface, the main characters, Kathy H., Tommy, and Ruth live completely normal lives, but their inevitable futures as organ donors separates them from “normal” people. Throughout their childhood and adolescent lives, the characters encounter various objects that become sentimental to them. Kathy greatly values her…

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  • The Effects Of Music Piracy On The Music Industry

    The aim of this essay is to look into contemporary means of music distribution, and identify which is currently the most profitable and widely used, and why they are used and the effect they have on the music industry. This information will then be used to predict which method of distribution will survive the test of time, and potentially be the means of distribution that could still be in use 15 years from now. This essay will explore the profitability and popularity of three different…

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  • How Did Sea Dogs Influence Colonization

    to attract more settlers for both labor and capital by rewarding fifty acres for every person or “head” who paid their overseas voyage. Many immigrants were unemployed in England and believed work as an indentured servant, whereas richer immigrants were able to start business with land and crops. The headright system allowed the rich to exploit the impecunious population for cheap labor and thus created a large gap between social classes. The headright system brought in a massive influx of…

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  • Jamestown In Virginia

    land was more beach, making it a good place for a ship like the Mayflower to anchor in. It's rocky and sandy soil as well as its cold climate made it hard to make a farm. There also was hunger, disease, and more environmental hazards.The settlers from New England were interested in things like lumbering and trading with the nearby Indians. When the Pilgrims settled, the local Indians welcomed them to the land and gave them support, such as giving them traps to catch animals, and teaching them a…

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  • Mayflower Gender Roles

    Women’s restricted gender role in the American Culture and Society prior to the ratification of the 19th Amendment (August 18, 1920) is highlighted in Mayflower. Females were not involved in the drafting and the signing of the Mayflower Compact “in accordance with the cultural and legal norms of the times” (pg. 43). The exclusion of women from the drafting and the signing of the first documentation of the framework of government of Plymouth Colony indicates the general role of women in the…

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  • The Great Awakening And Puritan Migration

    Mayflower Compact both emerged due to British neglect which contributed to the advancement of American society. The House of Burgesses was formed in 1619. It was established by the Virginia Company in hopes of making conditions more enjoyable for the colonists. They also wanted to encourage people to come to America, so they gave every person who came fifty acres. Representatives chosen by the community were put into the House of Burgesses. The governor had the right to prohibit their actions,…

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  • The Pilgrims In The Plymouth Colony

    Imagine yourself on the Mayflower, staring out into the open sea. The harsh storm going on tossed your ship around, and all the tossing and spinning made you feel seasick! This was one of the many challenges that the Plymouth Colony Pilgrims had to face. I believe that the Plymouth Colony faced many hardships during their attempt to create a new colony. The three main challenges that the Pilgrims faced were the unpleasant conditions during their voyage, arriving at Cape Cod instead of their…

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