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  • The Shield Of Achilles In Homer's Iliad

    Analyse the ways composers represent political acts and the impacts they may have on individual lives or society more broadly. Political events, situations, ideals and acts can have a significant impact on individual lives and society more broadly. Composers who have been affected by their contextual political paradigm construct politically-motivated texts. W.H was a poet with a particular worldview, shaped by his interest in Marxism and psychology, which is evident in his poetry, particularly…

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  • Napster's Lawsuit Against Lime

    Millions of people all over the world have some type of file sharing software downloaded onto their computers or mobile devices. There are thousands of file sharing software out there with some of the most popular ones being Napster, LimeWire, and The Pirate Bay. All of which have been sued or are currently being sued for copyright infringement over the Internet by major record labels. Napster was the first big file sharing software that got sued and set the precedent for future cases involving…

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  • The Roaring Twenties: The Jazz Age

    The Jazz Age, also known as the Roaring Twenties, was a remarkable event that began to occur after World War I had ended. Jazz music came from the South and it became one of the most popular genres of music in America’s history. The rhythm in jazz music helped many people compose new cultural ideals about the American life. As jazz was making its way into the music business, people became inspired by this new genre. After most people observed jazz music’s increasing popularity, for the first…

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  • The Importance Of Successful Entrepreneurship

    There are many definitions of small firms, but the most relevant ones include the `smallness` factors (no market power, high uncertainty, autonomy of running your own business, a small share of the marketplace). According to Hakim (1989), the smaller the business is, the less likely it is to have high growth ambitions [Small business and entrepreneurship, Storey and Greene]. So, we will focus on what matter most for the owner: the survival. Therefore, I will discuss about lifestyle firms with a…

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  • History Of The Gilded Age

    spend money on everything, even throwing dinner parties for women to honor their dogs and allowing the dog to wear a $15,000 diamond collar (PBS, 1999). The rich wore diamonds and spent money on ridiculous accessories they had sewing machines, phonographs, skyscrapers, and even electric lights (PBS, 1999). Electricity was created and had a dramatic advance that the rich had access to, helping create power and how we see things, it helped machines work and enhanced the business world. It changes…

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  • Music Video Analysis

    Introduction: My report will include a timeline detailing the development of music videos, a full explanation of the different purposes of music video, a brief overview of the accepted styles and conventions within music videos and I will also examine 3 very different music videos with a comprehensive explanation on each. Timeline of music videos: In 1894, the first example of illustrated songs were made, 'Little Lost Child' was created by Edward B. Marks and Joseph W. Stern. The sheet music…

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  • Symbolism And Anti-Transcendentalism In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    existence. Anti-Transcendentalists were suspicious of technology, and said that all of humankind’s evils were from cities and the west. Stoker frequently incorporated technology into the story as the characters are always somehow using it: trains, phonographs, telegraphs, blood transfusions, and more. But in order to defeat Dracula, the group has to stop relying on scientific truth and start relying on faith because science cannot explain Dracula or vampirism. As Van Helsing says to Dr. Seward,…

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  • Identity Search In Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man

    When I have music, I want to feel its vibration, not only with my ear but with my whole body, says the narrator of Invisible Man when he tries to justify his desire for listening Louis Armstrong’s song not on one, but on five radio-phonographs. Ralph Ellison’s novel is, in the first place, a radiography of a society in which the identity search was one of the most complicated tasks an African American could have achieved, because of the racism that was projected over them, creating a state of…

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  • Motivation In Flowers For Algernon By Daniel Keyes

    Imagine a world where there was no iPhone, or computer, and nobody had ever traveled into space, and there was no radio, or TV. Hard to imagine, right? You see, every single one of these items or accomplishments had to be thought through and carried out by people. Sure, the people involved in bringing these ideas to life were smart. But what really helped create these? Motivation. Motivation is the key to success With motivation, you can do anything you set your mind to and it doesn’t matter how…

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  • How Did The Great Depression Affect Society

    After World War I America 's economy was booming. People everywhere were making money and spending it all on electronics, movies, cars, music, and late night parties. The twenties were a time when no one had a care in the world and just enjoyed the luxury lifestyle. But while everyone enjoyed the new amenities and frivolous spending, no one knew how the stocks were affecting the banks. Most people were extremely overjoyed with all the money coming in, it hadn’t occurred to them what problems…

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