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  • Analysis Of Menace II Society And Straight Outta Compton

    within South Central Los Angeles, examining the relationship between discrimination and violence. Directed by the Hughes Brothers and released in 1993, Menace II Society chronicles the life of fictional Caine Lawson, a son of drug dealers trying to escape the dangers of a Watts project neighborhood. F. Gary Gray’s Straight Outta Compton, released in 2015, follows the formation of N.W.A. and the biographies of Eazy-E, Ice Cube, and Dr. Dre. Although both directors employ vernacular…

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  • Police Gang Research Paper

    most likely did not buckle down on rules, leaving school early, and going to get into trouble. They grew up in the hood, which is another name for the ghetto, where gang banging is popular, drug dealing, and killing happen every day. South Central L.A. was not a place many people wanted to be. Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, DJ Yella, and MC Ren came from Compton in South Central, where crime and violence, police harassment, and racism were everyday issues. The reputation of the crime and violence…

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  • Ice Rape History

    “I got something to say.” ”Rap has developed various substyles including gangsta rap focusing on the ills of inner-city life. It remains the one of the most dominate popular music styles well into the 21st century” (Starr and Waterman 574). On August 9th, 1988 an album that to this very day is still relevant. Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, DJ Yella, and MC Ren were the original members of the famous rap group N.W.A; which stands for Niggas with Attitude. They released their first album Straight…

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  • Fuck Tha Police History

    Rock and Roll Hall of fame is a remarkable feat in itself. This group channeled the talents of Easy-E (Eric Wright), Ice Cube (O 'Shea Jackson Sr.), Dr. Dre (Andre Young), MC Ren (Lorenzo Patterson), DJ Yella (Antoine Carraby), and the inconsistent but valued contributions of The D.O.C. (Tracy Curry) and Arabian Prince (Kim Nazel), all under the guidance of manager Jerry Heller. Easy E, often referred to as ‘The Godfather of Gangsta Rap’, is still considered one of the most vital pioneers of rap…

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  • Kendrick Lamar Accomplishments

    In this poetry research paper, I will discuss the work of Kendrick Lamar, his life, his goals and accomplishments that he has done since he joined the music industry. Kendrick Lamar Duckworth also known as Kendrick Lamar is a rapper, born and raised in Compton, California. Kendrick was born June, 17th 1987, growing up in the streets of Compton where seeing some die was normal and when seeing a robbery was just another day. He grew up rapping and rhyming in the streets, earning the nickname…

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  • How Does Walt Whitman Use Diction In O Captain My Captain

    In 1831, at the age of twelve, Walt Whitman began working for his local newspaper. He soon fell in love with the written word and started writing his own poetry (“Poet Walt Whitman”). Fast forward to the turn of the 20th century, and Whitman has already made a name for himself as one of America’s most influential poets. Two of Whitman’s most esteemed works are “O Captain! My Captain!”, written in 1865 to reflect on Abraham Lincoln's death, and “O Me! O Life!”, written in 1891 to contemplate…

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  • Symbolism In Anyone Live In A Pretty How Town

    How do we determine if love changes someone or not? In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and in “anyone live in a pretty how town” by E.E. Cummings, the authors use motifs, imagery, and symbolism to show how love can shape an individual change. Throughout the novel Gatsby has changed for Daisy because he is in love with her and in the poem the speaker anyone changed because noone showed him love . In the novel, Fitzgerald uses symbolism to represent a deeper meaning. Some…

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  • Anyone Lived In A Pretty How Town Analysis

    Throughout history, human civilizations have been built on conforming to social norms. Likewise, there have always been individuals, throughout history, who have ventured outside of those norms, many times to the dismay or even apathy of their respectively societies. E.E. Cummings’ “anyone lived in a pretty how town,” is perfect example of how individualism is viewed in a conformist society, as well as sheds light on the poet’s own views of conformity. Although conforming to social norms is how…

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  • Analysis Of E. E. Cummings

    poems written with incorrect spelling and punctuation? Then you would be thinking about E. E. Cummings! E. E. Cummings was birthed upon the world as Edward Estlin Cummings in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. He developed a unique style of writing at an early age, being influenced by both Impressionism and Cubism, and grew up to study at Harvard University. The poet would become a famous writer, but while he was alive, his work was mostly left unnoticed because of his different direction when it…

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  • Ee Cummings Research Paper

    reader’s attention so that they read deeper and understand the meaning. His life also relates to these poems because of his birthplace in Cambridge, Massachusetts and he writes about the New England seasons. E.E. Cummings’ use of unique grammar and avant-garde writing is largely from his rare and influential learning opportunity that helped shape his poetic career in writing about his birthplace and other topics. E.E. Cummings’ early interest in poetry and his connections with people such as…

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