Dan Auerbach

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  • Hold Your Head Up Theme

    Have you ever wondered how the Italian mafia was able to survive even in the worst of times? Before I say anything else I just want to say that the purpose of this opening was to get you interested. Having said that I actually do not know the answer to that question however I do know about the theme of that question. Being able to push through when the going gets tough. There are 3 songs that I have chosen that convey the same theme. The writers of these songs are Macklemore a white rapper and Dan Auerbach from the band Cage the Elephant. I intend to analyze “Hold your Head Up” and “Inhale Deep” by Macklemore accompanied by “Trouble” by Dan Auerbach to show how they all convey that we should keep going even when things get hard. The first song “Hold your Head Up” by Macklemore uses symbols to convey the theme. The lyrics read,” Hold your head up, there’s a light in the sky. I know you’re fed up but you must try to survive”. The light in the sky symbolizes hope and Macklemore is saying that we should continue with hope even though we might be fed up. Another example of a symbol being used occurs in the lyrics when…

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  • Literary Analysis Of Little Things By Raymond Carver

    make it better. Admittedly, I should have asked for help sooner and much more than I did, instead of just struggling on my own and not getting very far. In the end, I managed to finish it, though I don’t think I did the best job that I could have done because at that point I was so stressed out about it that I just wanted it done. If I ever have to do that kind of paper again I will certainly pick a topic that is easier to focus and I will probably work with someone in the writing center to…

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  • Exemplification Essay: The Legacy Of Jimmy Hall

    Three years ago Kent State redshirt sophomore Jimmy Hall was sitting inside of a jail cell in New York. Three years ago Hall’s basketball, and possibly his future, was over. Hall had been arrested and charged with burglary. That was the moment in Hall life when for the first time in his life when he realized that there were serious consequences for his mistakes. “We were just kids who weren’t doing the right thing,” Hall said of the situation. “We got caught up in something we weren’t…

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  • The Importance Of Blue Zones

    In the video, “How to Live 100+,” Dan Buettner claims to have found a formula for longevity. He teamed up with National Geographic and the National Institute on Aging to find areas where people were living longer than the national average. These places are called Blue Zones and are located all around the world. People are living such long lives in these Blue Zones because they have made simple lifestyle changes. In America, the odds of someone living to be 100 years old are very slim because…

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  • Interpreting The Theme Of Revenge In Hamlet's Tragedy

    state of mind you may have a bigger problem on your hands Losing control caused Claudius to get revenge and kill his brother to take over the throne. Claudius let his anger get to him and he got revenge on his brother and the royal family. Now Hamlet is seeking revenge for Claudius, for his family for his father he will make Claudius pay for what he has done. The revenge for Claudius backfires though and kills everyone in the family, so no one in the family can carry on to the throne. Letting…

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  • Why I Want To Read Essay

    I honestly don’t remember why I did. I believe it was at the suggestion of my dad. I didn’t understand until that book, what it felt like to say, “it was so good I couldn’t put it down!” I literally, would read all night long, forgoing sleep to get to the next chapter. Dan Brown’s style of writing really resonated with me. Plus, I loved the history, and symbology in the book. The story featuring Robert Langdon as a modern-day “Indiana Jones” captivated me. I found myself rooting for him…

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  • Predictably Irrational Book Review

    From picking between two cereals to deciding who to take on a date, decisions affect us every day. Decisions might be perceived as easy to make but there is reason behind why we make the decisions we do. The book Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely explores how we make decisions. Dan Ariely is a Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University. In addition, he founded the Center for Advanced Hindsight, and is the author of multiple books (Ariely). Ariely uses the concept of…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of How To Live To Be 100 +

    The other day, I saw a news article about a ninety year old lady who was still dancing despite her age. She hardly looked or acted her age and was clearly on her way to fulfilling National Geographic journalist Dan Buettner’s task of living to be over one hundred which he investigates in his speech “How to Live to be 100+”. In his speech, Buettner delves into what exactly extends life by looking into so called Blue Zones or “ areas where people are living to age one hundred at rates up to ten…

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  • The Way Of The Peaceful Warrior By Dan Millman

    “The way of the peaceful warrior” is based in a true story combined with fiction, based on the life of Dan Millman, a book that contains romance, adventure and life lesions. The book begins with the first year of college of Dan, at Berkeley in California. Dan has been a champion gymnast, who wants to be part of the Olympics; always getting great grades; in shape, attractive and popular; and with a wealthy family, but still is something missing in his life. Everything started one night in which…

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  • Predictably Irrational Summary

    Book Review- Predictably Irrational The purpose of this paper is to review the book, Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely and more specifically address a single concept discussed in the book. First, I’ll offer a brief synopsis of the book. Second, I will discuss the concept of the cost of social and market norms from the book. Lastly, I’ll connect the concepts of social and market norms in relationship to a select few concepts discussed so far in the class, ADM 560. Synopsis of the Book…

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