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  • Rise Of Rock And Roll

    Jody Pennington and J. Ronald Oakley’s “Don't Knock the Rock: Race, Business, and Society in the Rise of Rock and Roll” depict the rise and fall of Rock & Roll and its social changes within the decade spiritually, physically, and mentally throughout cultures throughout the decade. Furthermore, they examine Rock & Roll to determine was this the cause of diminishing traditional customs. Resultantly, Pennington argues YES as opposed to Oakley’s opinion. Contrastingly, Stephanie…

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  • Essay On Outlaw Country Music

    Whether it be in the car, at the gym, at a concert, or even in an elevator, music is everywhere. People listen to music to calm down or to get pumped up; some listen to music to either make them happy or sad. Country music is one of the most popular genre of music today. Although there are several reasons to like other genres of country music, such as honky tonk and rockabilly, outlaw country music strikes a much deeper connection with its fan making it so much more popular. Honky tonk is what…

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  • Punk And Individuality

    “Punk has always been about doing things your own way. What it represents for me is the ultimate freedom and a sense of individuality.” Billie Joe Armstrong of the punk-pop band Green Day once said this. He was elaborating on how punk and alternative music has no specific rules. How it allows for originality, no matter the kind of person that you are. His band has become extremely successful, jumping from subgenre to subgenre, they have influenced many. To truly appreciate alternative music,…

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  • Paul Rand: Graphic Design

    Paul Rand: Graphic Design Paul Rand was a graphic designer, born as Peretz Rosenbaum in Brooklyn, New York. He showed artistic talent from the time he was just a child. He was raised as an Orthodox Jew and so he did not have the approval of his father with his art as drawing the human figure was looked down upon. He used newspaper cartoon strips as his early inspiration for his sketches. He decided he wanted to be a painter and studied art at Pratt Institute. He began to have doubts about…

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  • Roy Lichtenstein Research Paper

    Roy Lichtenstein was a famous artist. So in this biography I shall teach you about about Roy Lichtenstein. Roy Lichtenstein was born in New York in the year of 1970s. His father was Milton Lichtenstein, who was a successful real estate and he had a passion for comics and science. When he entered his teenage years he became interested in art. He then graduated from Franklin school and was drafted in ww2. After ww2 he went back to college and finished up his college career. After college, he went…

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  • Takashi Murakami's Art Analysis

    Takashi Murakami, born on February 1, 1962 is a well-known contemporary Japanese artist based in Tokyo. Murakami’s style of art is based on popular culture using a Nihonga-style of modern Japanese painting. He uses colorful graphics and manga style cartoon to show a darker subject material. He uses “hopelessness”, as his main subject with all of his art work. He shows this through the use of sculptures, paintings, drawings, and animations. The “Hustle ‘n’ Punch by Kaikai And Kiki”, was made in…

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  • The Ultimate Confrontation Analysis

    The Ultimate Confrontation: The Flower and the Bayonet photographed by the French photojournalist Marc Riboud was captured on October 21, 1967. The location was an anti- Vietnam war protest that took place in the American capital at the Pentagon. The girl in the photo is 17 year old Jan Rose Kasmir. The protest involved 100,000 participants’ vs 2,500 soldiers. Riboud captured a fleeting moment, that of a girl offering a flower to the soldiers and the spirit of…

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  • How Did Little Tokyo Influence Japanese American Culture

    cultural and social history, a hotspot for tourists and Los Angeles natives alike, a landmark of Japanese American society right in the center of downtown Los Angeles. With its roots tracing as far back as the 1880’s, even to this day it continues to bring in and entertain tourists daily, with its small town charm and many interesting and exciting attractions. Little Tokyo serves as a hub for Japanese culture and tradition, new and old. The town has seen many years worth of change, for the…

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  • Slapstick Comedy Analysis

    The inclusion of Kousuke Atari was another addition to the pop music portion, aiding in the film’s popularity amongst viewers; he is an established Japanese pop singer and likely attracted a greater number of viewers who also are consumers of pop music (Wang 137 & 138). The slapstick comedy portion of the film added diversity to the emotions portrayed in the story. The majority of the comedy, slapstick theme is portrayed by characters including: Malasun, Old Mao, Mr. Representative, and Frog…

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  • Essay: Crap, I Slept In Way Too Late?

    “Crap, I slept in way too late.” At the beginning of the week, Leah Davis told herself she would wake up early and go shopping. Her fridge was almost empty and she was working long hours every day. She had gone to bed at 11:30 last night and forgot to set her alarm. Now it was 10:30 ‘Whatever’ she thought ‘I deserve a break. I’ve worked so hard, I totally deserve this.’ With that she got out of bed, walked to the bathroom and took a shower. Thirty minutes later she walked out of her apartment…

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