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  • Short Essay On Rave Culture

    Rave Culture How do electronic music, LED Lights, and young people go together? Well you might have guessed a party, but it’s a little more specific than that. What I’m talking about is a rave. I’m here to briefly explore the origins of rave culture, the music, dancing, and even attire. The subculture is a bit odd, and very different from a typical night out. The early rave scene subculture started in the late 80’s in Chicago. Young party-goers attended events called “Acid House Music Parties”. The music played at these events mainly consisted of Acid House and other electronic music. It wasn’t long before Acid House artists started gaining attention across the world. Shortly after Acid House parties became popular in the United Kingdom. These parties were usually thrown in warehouses, fields, homes, and forests. Many events were thrown at unpermitted venues and promoters were often fined for throwing these illegal parties. The word “Rave” became popular amongst the UK. It wasn’t until the early 90’s that these events started being coined as “raves”. Raves weren’t nearly as commercialized as they are now. The locations to…

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  • Plot Machines-Personal Narrative

    an hour or so before sunset, and were off to Dayton. It was about as much fun as a three-hour drive in the evening after a day underneath cars can be. I wasn’t that great, we were both pretty tired and only really talked about music. Until, we saw the traffic on the other side of the highway. That’s all we talked about an hour, there was so much traffic I’ve never seen anything like it. For at least fives miles, people were stopped out of their cars talking to each other on the highway. There…

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  • Apartment And House Advantages And Disadvantages

    Apartments and houses are very different from one another. I lived in an apartment complex for about six years, and there are plenty of advantages and disadvantages from my experience about that style of living. Living in an apartment is sometimes unsafe. When I was 11 years old, and my brother was 16. My brother tripped onto the street while riding his bike. There was a woman driving over the speed limit and ran my brother over leaving him with a fractured arm. My brother was rushed to the…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Big Move

    the big move from New York to Texas. The house we lived in was my childhood home and my husband and I shared it for fifteen years together. This was not going to be an easy task. Our first hurdle was preparing for this huge adventure. Secondly, we needed to drive both cars down. That meant that we would not have the other person to take over driving when our eyelids became as heavy as weights over our eyes. Finally, we would need to settle into this strange new world. My husband’s family…

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  • The Great Fire Analysis

    Excerpt from The Great Fire by Jim Murphy It was Sunday and an unusually warm evening for October eighth, so Daniel “Peg Leg” Sullivan left his stifling little house in the west side of Chicago and went to visit neighbors. One of his stops was at the shingled cottage of Patrick and Catherine O’Leary. The one-legged Sullivan remembered getting to the O’Learys’ house at around eight o’clock, but left after only a few minutes because the O’Leary family was already in bed. Both Patrick and Catherine…

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  • Rave Culture And Social Culture

    The representation of Rave and Drug culture from the 1980’s and why it has always been associated together and how this sparks Moral Panics In this essay I will investigate how rave culture caused such a moral panic and why it was (and still is) thought to be so closely linked with drug use, especially the intake of Ecstasy. Techno music (House) and MDMA would both have survived without each other, but their marriage was mutually beneficial; together they gave birth to rave culture. Rave culture…

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  • North Richmond Street: A Short Story

    North Richmond Street was not a noisy neighborhood which the siblings and friends enjoy playing around old houses and one of the boys had a desire for love of the neighbor. North Richmond Street was a quiet dead end street until the kids were release from the Christian Brothers’ school. Also on that street, there was an abandoned two alarm house that was far away and lonely from the neighbor’s houses. The rest of the house on that street were aware of the ok living within each other, they…

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  • Affordable Student Houses Close To Campus Case Study

    Looking for Affordable Student Houses Close to Campus Education is the most important gift a parent can give to a child. It is the only thing that can be called a valuable investment which a parent can die comfortably knowing that the child can survive all alone in this harsh world. It is therefore not something negotiable in the current world bearing in mind that the current situation demands knowledgeable people to survive in it. Education is expensive, that is something unavoidable but…

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  • Consequences Of Realism In To Build A Fire, Genesis Of The Tenements

    This selection was written to describe the conditions of tenement houses, overcrowded slums that filled New York City during the late 1900’s. The first sentence of this selection states, “The first tenement New York knew bore the mark of Cain from its birth, though a generation passed before the writing was deciphered.” The author means that tenement houses were “cursed,” or were terrible creations from the very beginning, but this was ignored and not tended to for a long time. The owners of…

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  • Speech About Littering

    A perfectly imperfect world The picture below is of an urban residential suburb. I’d like to start off by asking you how you feel or what you think when you drive through the tree-lined streets of areas like Westville, Umhlanga or Musgrave, with its large homes and precipitous driveways? Cliff notes version of my thoughts: • Sense of hope and potential • Encourages one to dream for the future • Wouldn’t be tempted to litter because the community is so clean • Gives the impression that the people…

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