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  • Rhetorical Elements Of Persuasion Speech

    Every word spoken was given great thought before execution. The techniques used when inventing this speech followed all five cannons of rhetoric. Touching each facet of the audience lives he reinforced the Dr. Kings true message to the community by painting a picture of what Dr. King would say if he returned to Church of God in Memphis, "I fought for freedom, he would say, but not for the freedom of people to kill each other with reckless abandonment, not for the freedom of children to have children and the fathers of the children walk away from them and abandon them as if they don 't amount to anything. I fought for people to have the right to work, but not to have whole communities and people abandoned. That is not what I lived and died for” (Jehl, 1993)…

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  • War Does Not Determine Who Is Right-Only Who Be Left

    As said by Bertrand Russell, “War does not determine who is right - only who is left.” It took me by surprise when I was walking by a store there happened to be a young man in a ragged united states military uniform sitting on the ground with a coffee can in between his boots. “Spare change for a soldier?”, Asked the young man. He looked up and asked a woman walking by. “Oh, you poor dear, All I have is 5 dollars on me”, said the woman with a doleful look on her face. I happened to be…

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  • Song Analysis Of Feeling Good, By Nina Simone

    “Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flow from heaven to the soul (Monet).” Feeling good was originally written in 1965, by Nina Simone. This song has been used in the popular culture such as, “Point of No Return” and “Six Feet Under”. A song cover was later done by Jennifer Hudson in 2011, and Lauryn Hill in 2015. Although Nina Simone wrote the song, Jennifer Hudson sang it better due to melody, rhythm, and…

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  • Lady Saw Research Paper

    able to portray a cultural norm in the Caribbean of infidelity, also known as “horning” [3], from the view of a female being in control. In society, infidelity it is often frowned upon and the female in the situation is made to seem less of herself while the male may be praised. ‘Saw’ does the opposite in her video where she embraces the role of a dominant figure and even goes to boast that the male significant other is hers, even going to extents to objectifying men which is not the usual…

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  • Taylor Swift Journey To Fearless Analysis

    Six years later, and Swift’s fame has increasingly skyrocketed since her Fearless Tour. Swift’s third album, Speak Now won Favorite Country Album in 2011. Her fourth album, Red (2012) was nominated for the Juno Award, and Grammy Award for Album of the Year. In 2014, Swift’s pop-focused album 1989 won three Grammy Awards. As well as this, Swift has won many more awards and nominations for her incredible work. Since 2012, it is evident that Swift’s music has greatly shifted from country music to…

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  • Research Paper On Taylor Swift

    Seven time Grammy winner Taylor Swift has dominated the music industry the past few years. 2014 was even dubbed 'The year of Taylor Swift ' because of all she did. Swift came from being bullied in high school to now playing sold out arenas and stadiums. She has done things in music that have never been done before. Taylor Alison Swift was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She spent her early years in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania on her family 's Christmas tree farm. Her first…

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  • Narrative Essay On Struggles In Life

    Struggles are lessons that bring blessings to people that make them stronger, and able to appreciate life more. When people go through struggles it makes them emotionally stronger. In fact, throughout high school, my mom was an alcoholic and was never home. We constantly argued about everything all the time. Experiencing this for years , I got fed up with it; which led me to experimenting with drugs , started skipping school, and started hanging out with the wrong group of people. The addiction…

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  • When Will People Help In A Crisis By John M. Darley And Bibb Latane

    stand up for other who need it or even myself when I should be. When I do not see anyone else taking a stand I feel as though I would be wrong to stand up for them when in reality, according to Darley and Latane, we need to be the ones standing up when someone is in need despite what others may or may not think of us. Despite all the excuses of why people don 't help, Darley and Latane really encourage people to soften their cold hearts and take a stand when there are people in need, they…

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  • Bob Dylan Biography

    Bob Dylan has used his multiple years of making music and writing countless poems to earn himself an outstanding award. He is the first musician to ever win the Nobel Prize Award for Literature and it has come with a lot of controversy. Even though some consider him not to be one of the best musicians, he is one of the most important poets and musicians of all time because he has expressed so many social and political concerns throughout his lyrics. His great works can be not only sung but also…

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  • Maya Angelou Strength Of The Human Spirit Analysis

    Maya Angelou: Strength of the Human Spirit “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty”, [are the famous words of former author, singer, dancer, and poet, Maya Angelou. The famous role model has won many awards including two NAACP Image Awards in the outstanding literary work category, achieved many goals by becoming an activists, and left many marks on the world in her various poems, stories, and biographies. She was…

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