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    women. Historically, rap begun as a way of expression speaking about life experiences and times of struggle. Hip-hop began as an art, a means of creating fun rhythm and beats, true entertainment. Over the years rap and it’s message has transformed. Rap music and videos often are portraying “successful” men with expensive cars, jewelry, and clothes. Rap is about clubs, drugs, alcohol and most importantly having numerous women and promiscuous behavior. The lyrics in many rap songs include derogatory language towards women and the videos portray the same ideas. Many music videos today display women, often nude, dancing and strutting around. They serve no purpose other than typically being some sort of commodity. In 2000, the rapper Nelly released a controversial music video for the song Tip Drill. The video displays a number of women dancing, stripping and shaking their bodies. At one point in the video, the rapper swipes a credit card down the behind of a woman. Not only were the women extremely sexualized, the credit card scene shows how women are purchasable commodities and reflects on the discriminating views of society and the hip hop industry. The images present in Nelly’s music video are common themes present in other videos as well. Women are objectified on numerous levels which create a false impression of women in society. A Commonplace article states, “Hip-hop has changed the faces of women in the community from a more positive image to a more negative one.…

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    Hip Hop Thesis

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    Section One: All over the world there are countless little girls who aspire to become different things in life. The little Asian girl down the street wants to be a Veterinarian. There is a little Caucasian girl in California who wants to be an Olympic volleyball player. There is a little girl in Ireland who wants nothing more than to be an opera singer. And in Louisiana there is a little Black girl who wants to be the girl you see in the music videos. Hip Hop in its entirety is a global…

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    Nelly Jordan Propaganda

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    Nelly Jordan was one of those kids growing up.“Nelly Jordan, a girl growing up under the Nazi regime. An impressionable, idealistic girl, she falls prey to the propaganda surrounding her in school, Hitler Youth, and the media. In spite of intense indoctrination and the silence maintained in her family, Nelly manages to preserve bits of her individual morality through feelings of secrecy, embarrassment, guilt, shame, pity, fear, and a pervasive sense of sadness. Still, she enthusiastically…

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    like these lyrics above, which was sung by an artist named Nelly. This song talks about he’s thinking back about how he lost the woman of his dreams to someone else and how he is shattered because he wanted to end up marrying her, but realized that he didn’t give her all his love and messed everything up with the two of them. We can all read the lyrics of this song and many others like it and get the gist of the situation, but not many will dig deeper…

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    The four colors representing Nelly Dean are red, blue, grey, and yellow. Red is on the outermost layer because Nelly Dean comes off as a very strong and passionate person. She has a big heart for the kids who she has been around like Cathy Linton. Going toward the center, Nelly is represented by blue and grey. Blue shows Nelly Dean's cleanliness and security. Even though Nelly can be an instigator, her intentions are very pure and clean. She also tries to give Cathy a lot of stability as well as…

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    Moors In Wuthering Heights

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    demonstrates that his “wild side” is there. He shows that the moors are there with him. In other words, the moors play a very important paper at the moment of understanding the characters. (1 (Wuthering Heigths) pg. 4 I) Before in this thesis defense, I mention that characters take it seriously about what other people say. Catherine, since she changed her manners, started caring more about commentaries people made about her. She ends marrying Edgar Linton because she wants to be well-seen.…

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    Nelly: A Short Story

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    The moment the words slipped from her fathers mouth she saw Joe Noyes fly out of the shed like a bolt of lightening. Nelly heard her father yell to the sheriff and then watched him as ran after the man. The sheriff then ran through the shed, right past Nelly nearly knocking her to the ground, after Camden who was pursuing Noyes. Noyes, who still had the revolver, turned around and fired a warning shot and then yelled, "i don't want no trouble ya hear". The farmer ducked into the house at the…

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    “Porphyria’s Lover,” and Frankenstein. Besides singular language being used to explain the thought processes of obsessed characters, some authors primarily focus on giving the actions only to the obsessed character. The text suggests that one character’s obsession complicates the agency of those around him. Catherine Linton of Wuthering Heights proves very passionate about her love life. She obsesses over her true love, Heathcliff, even after choosing to marry her materialistic love, Edgar.…

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    One spring morning, Nelly the bear woke up from her hibernation. She was very hungry, so she set out to look for some berries. She knew that there was a beautiful berry patch not so far from her den. On her way there, she ran into her old friends Laurie the fox and Hugo the honey badger. “Well, if it isn’t Laurie and Hugo, my dearest old friends,” she said. “I’m going to get some berries from the old berry patch down by the pond,” said Nelly. “Oh no, Nelly, you can’t go there!” exclaimed…

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    Nervous Nellies Analysis

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    I would like to examine Taylor Clark’s essay on Nervous Nellies or better yet her approach to explaining why women seem to be more anxious about life than mean. I believe the author did a great job in combining all three of the types of reasoning. She utilized the pathos style in appealing to our emotions by helping us actually take emotion out of the equation of why females react nervously when it comes to challenges. She showed us her authority on the subject by citing her book called…

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