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  • The History Of Country Music

    fire and in some cases divided artist and made them chose sides. One could say that it was male egos getting the best of them, and some might agree, but woman are also getting involved in disagreements over the change in country music over the years. Woman in the music industry have not always been able to express their opinions freely, not matter what genre was in question. Naomi Judd who was popular back in the eighties, nighty’s, and really early two-thousands, had some things to say. At the CMT (Country Music Television) awards, they did a twenty-six second tribute to the late George Jones, who had just passed away previously in April. Naomi Judd said: “George Jones is to country music what The Beatles are to pop, the Rolling Stones to rock, Elvis to rockabilly, Mozart to classical and Aretha to soul. Yet, the ‘Country’ Music Television awards show allowed only a “by the way” mention of Jones’ death and legacy. Incongruously, they chose alternative music group the Mavericks to perform their short version of George’s ‘The Race Is On.”. (Smith, 2013). Over the year’s country music has changed so much over the years and with that so has the fan base. Country music has gained followers and fans, but aver also lost some that want to stick with the more traditional style. What do you think? Would you have stuck it out or would you have stayed with the rational side of it?…

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  • Personal Narrative: Thanksgiving Day

    Thanksgiving 2014, my family from both sides gathered around the dining table at my nonnas house. Rachel my eldest sister stands up and slightly and safely taps her fork against the fine crystal glass. We all look up standing around the table built for 20. Huff her husband holds rachel 's hands as my niece and nephew both of her of 5 years had huge grins upon their small faces. ¨My family, i 'm so glad we could be together on this joyous holiday-¨ she continues with a tear. ¨ i would like to…

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  • Personal Narrative-Sacrifice Or Immigrant?

    It all started one morning I was getting up and going in the kitchen to get coffee. I heard a silent groan and I got scared. I went and checked what it was and I saw a man who looked like he got burnt. So I slowly went back in my room and woke up my husband Junior. When I woke him up he was confused on why I was so scared. That’s when he sat up and asked me what happened. I froze in a dead because I was too scared. Then I started stuttering because I was trying to explain it. “I I I saw a guy…

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  • Descriptive Essay About Dogs

    I have always been a K9 lover. It never fails to amaze me how ordinary people trade in dogs for these hissing, stubborn, self-centered felines we call cats. Dogs embody characteristics that we wish all humans could possess: unconditional love, joy, unabashed love of life, and never being one to rush to judgment. Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, filling an emptiness we don 't even know we have. Ryder is my good boy. Ryder is an Australian Shepherd, who has coloring the same…

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  • Dystopia In George Orwell's '1984'

    The book "1984" was a perfect example of how a group of "chosen" disguise their Dystopian society, behind the facade of an Utopian ideas. Everyone was brainwashed into thinking absolutely nothing was wrong. In the case of "Jonestown cult", the followers had nowhere else to go and thought the cult was the best they could do. Utopian ideas was used by Jim Jones to lure his followers and used them for his own Dystopian world. It is a common theme that can be found throughout many Utopian stories. …

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  • Analysis Of Squealer Speech In Animal Farm

    Squealer Speech Analysis The book Animal Farm is an allegory novel written by George Orwell on August 17th, 1945. The book depicts the events leading up to the Russian Revolution and the era of the Stalinist Soviet Union. The characters in this novel try to form a sustainable democracy/society in which animals can live a peaceful life without the threat of human beings. The main leaders who take action in this book are Napoleon and Snowball who are both pigs. Another character Squealer (who…

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  • Importance Of Social Class In Jane Eyre

    Watson 1 Jane Eyre Literary Analysis Nautica Watson Ms.Lovin AP Literature 02/08/18 SOCIAL CLASS STATUS IN JANE EYRE Charlotte Bronte's novel by the name Jane Eyre is set in Victorian England, a place that social class played a huge factor in life as well as in society. Therefore, the novel plays a critical role in exploring the Victorian England strict hierarchy. Of importance, is that through Jane the main protagonist in the novel, Charlotte attempts to show that social class relationships…

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  • Mr. Rochester And St. John Rivers In Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

    A Comparison of Mr. Rochester’s and St. John Rivers’ relationships towards Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte’s novel Jane Eyre provides two masculine characters who show an interest in taking Jane to wife. Edward Rochester and St. John Rivers are the two men in Jane Eyre’s life when it comes to courtship and marriage. Both are interesting and different in their approach. In the process of meeting and getting to know the both men, Jane goes through a mental process of getting to know herself and her…

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  • Romanticism In Pride And Prejudice

    hatred to one another. At the end, both Miss Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy accepted their mistakes to be a better person. In conclusion, through the changes in Miss Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy, Austen portrays in her message that human beings, such as the main protagonists of the story can transmit the feeling of their attitude of too much pride and prejudice to others. Human nature in individuals can have an involvement of confusion that usually impedes them to have a glance of the person’s…

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  • Pride And Prejudice Mrs Bennet Opene Analysis

    In Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, woman of the gentry class are trapped in a society where appearance and status reign and the only possibility of achieving happiness is through marriage to a like-minded individual. The aspects of women’s lives were limited to gossiping, home-making, mingling and child-rearing. The only possibility for happiness lied in the prospect of marrying out of love and not out of obligation. The novel offers a spectrum of perspectives, both male and female, from…

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