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  • To Kill A Mockingbird Stereotypes Essay

    her mother for safety. Christina Aguilera says, “Growing up I did not feel safe. Feeling powerless is the worst feeling in the world.” One particular beating resulted in her face being covered in blood influenced her mother to take the daughters and move away. From that point, Christina turned to singing to block out the pain and trauma. Aguilera revealed in an interview, “I turned to singing as an outlet. The pain at home is where my love for music came from.” As she grew up, she solely focused on making a successful life for herself with a complete separation from her father. Thriving under the spotlight, Aguilera attained a great level of talent and fame. A biography of her states, “Aguilera's work has earned her numerous awards, including four Grammy…

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  • Internalized Racism In The Music Industry

    through the music industry. For this investigation, I wanted to see the differences in success of an artist through their race. Looking from mathematical standpoint, is there really a difference between the success of black artists and white artists? If so, is this the reason why black artists can have many more nominations for Grammy awards than white artists while still winning a similar amount of Grammy…

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  • Kendrick Lamar Interpretation

    Evaluation Paper #2 The Grammy Award for Album of the Year is presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to recognize “ artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to the album sales or chart position.” Album of the year is easily the most prestigious award category at the Grammy’s and has been since 1959. Kendrick Lamar, a West Coast rapper, was recently nominated for 11 Grammys; almost…

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  • R & B Breakup Song, End Of The Road

    This song spent a record breaking thirteen weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. It also won Grammys for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, and Best R&B song. “It is ranked as the 6th most successful song of the 1990-99 decade. Methodology Generic Criticism is a practice within rhetorical criticism for exploring artifacts in terms of their genre: “the set of generic expectations, conventions, and constraints that guide their production and interpretation.” Generic…

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  • Who Is Selena Quintanilla

    This essay will be about important events in the life of Selena Quintanilla Pérez, from beginning to end. Her life was filled with success but unfortunately, she did not live a very long life. She was a famous Tejano singer and a fashion designer, she performed in the band, Selena y los Dinos. Selena was born on April 16th, 1971 in Lake Jackson Texas to Marcella & Abraham Quintanilla. She was the youngest of 3 children, her brother is AB and her sister is Suzette Quintanilla. As children…

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  • Keystone XL Pipeline Analysis

    The creation of the Keystone XL Pipeline is an issue that has become the subject of national debate for the past couple of years. On one hand, there are those that believe it should be built because of its economic benefits. On the other hand, there are those who are against its creation because of the environmental damage it could cause and the communities it could ruin. Because of how divided people are over its creation, President Barack Obama has had to address the issue several times as…

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  • Juke Box Musical Analysis

    Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald), “(You’d Be So) Easy To Love” (Recorded by Billie Holiday and Sammy Davis Jr.), “You’re The Top” (Recorded by Bing Crosby and Ethel Merman) and the title track “Anything Goes” (Recorded by Chris Connor and Tony Bennett). Frank Loesser started writing Tin Pan Alley after he hadn’t had any luck with his previous jobs. His first musical he wrote was Where’s Charley but he didn’t get any major success until he wrote the hit “Baby It’s Cold Outside” used in the film…

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  • Defining Moment In My Life

    Both my parents always wanted me to become a psychiatrist or a lawyer someday. They both believed I would have been a great candidate for those careers. In reality they couldn’t have been more wrong. Those careers never really appealed to me. There’s always a defining moment that occurs in your life when you know you were meant to take a certain path in life. I was only fourteen years old when that major moment occurred to me. After that I knew the career path I wanted to take and I haven’t…

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  • The Trouble With The Curve Analysis

    While indulging in a binge watching weekend I spotted one of my all-time favorite films. Recently placed on Amazon prime Trouble with the Curve starring Clint Eastwood and Amy Adams. There are so many reasons why I love this movie. First and foremost it is the romance aspect, being that I am truly a romantic at heart, I can never pass up a romantic comedy. The second reason is that it’s a movie about baseball. I love a good baseball game and how could I pass up a baseball movie with some good…

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  • Summary Of Mark Twain's The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg

    Throughout history mankind has battled temptation, greed, and guilt. These three issues are forever lasting in the world in a wide array of cultures and time periods. In Mark Twain’s, The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, Twain explains his views on the themes of temptation, greed ,and guilt. Temptation is no stranger. Each person faces temptation daily. In the case of the people of Hadleyburg, they were tempted when an unsuspecting man delivers a sack of gold. The stranger does not give…

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