The Basement Tapes

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  • A Marching Band Analysis

    One of the generalities about the band is that we are ambitious towards reaching goals yet lackadaisical towards giving the necessary work. We hope to have a productive rehearsal, yet talk for most of its duration. People, thinking they are leaders, yell for everyone to “help the pit!” yet do not help them themselves. As a band, we expect others to accomplish our goals for us. We assume that someone else is going to play loud enough to cover for our own lack of sound. We assume that the effort around us somehow combines to something so great, our own effort is not needed. We assume that our director’s advice is for everyone else so that we do not have to take it. The reality, however, is quite the contrary. In a marching band, the cliché “a chain is only as strong as its weakest link” manifests itself. In everything we do, we must wait on the last individual to be ready, who waits on everyone else. We assume that if we are not last, we are not slowing down the rehearsal when in reality, when you are not first, you are slowing down the rehearsal. When trying to achieve a form in the marching show, the image is only as clear as the worst group allows it to be; it only takes a few to ruin the whole. The individuals that put forth the least effort are slowly destroying the band while they believe that anything is enough. The result is that our goals are not reached. Though we know 100% effort is required from everyone, we assume our individual role does not require 100% of…

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  • Funeral Flowers At Home Analysis

    then only you will be able to perform sump basin installation in a perfect way and this planning can be made with the help of experts. If your house is quite older and you are facing defective basement related waterproofing system, then nothing can be the best option other than sump basin installation. If you think that this installation is not an easy task for you then you have an open option of hiring any professional plumber. The steps for installation need to be known in details otherwise…

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  • Essay On Hardcore Law Breaking

    It is exciting to stand on something that no one else gets to. From the bridge we had a quality view of the pier on one side and the flats on the other. On the left were sailboats leaving and groups of people having picnics. On the right was a view of the tops of the short buildings of the flats. We stayed on this bridge for a long time. We talked and took pictures until one of the rapid trains stopped near us and did not continue going. By then we figured we had overstayed our welcome and…

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  • The Shard London Case Study

    The scope of the project is to construct a six storey building using latest top down construction techniques, and develop all the levels under the basement. Later, a tunnel for the purpose of passage between new building and the store was also added to the scope. The tunnel was planned to be constructed 28m below the ground level into the london clay. The tunnel comprises of 5m connection tunnel along with 7.1m staging area. The construction work within the scope of the Harrods building had to…

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  • Windward Research Paper

    Windward Commons is the newest residence hall at Armstrong State University. Windward is a fairly nice institution with a relaxed feel for the students from the smiles of the people working behind the desk to the different “chill spots” for students to have entertainment or to just simply study. The vivid signs that cluster the walls inform the students about what’s going on throughout campus. The student’s personal dorm rooms are nice and spacious, whereas, most rooms are tiny and cramped.…

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  • Love Is A Mix Love Tape Summary

    Love Is a Mix, Love Is a Tape. Rob Sheffield’s impressive first novel focuses on the tragic romance between himself and his first wife set on a back drop of an unrelenting stream of indie rock tracks which have been carefully and painstakingly organized into mix tapes. Music is the heart and soul of this book, it is the spark that ignited the relationship between the author, Rob, and Renée and it is the driving force that informs both of these people’s lives. Music sets the pace for this book,…

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  • Analyzing Hannah Baker's 13 Reasons Why

    Sometimes authors hide symbols and really make you hunt for them. That just happened to be the case with this one. There were various little hints, but it wasn’t a direct symbol. Each tape was numbered and labeled in blue nail polish, on the last day that Hannah saw clay/day of her life she was wearing the same blue nail polish. Clay had no idea that was the last time he'd see Hannah. She had already recorded and mailed the tapes. Hannah had already made her final decision, even if things went…

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  • Paul Revere's Ride Poem Analysis

    Poem is a piece of writing which express feelings, emotions and ideas using descriptive figurative languages. However, poems are not dependable as a secondary source and if it is written about 100 years later than when the event actually happened. Likewise, the poem cannot be trustworthy if it contains different facts from the primary source written by the person who experienced that moment and who was actually there. Furthermore, as poems use figurative languages that exaggerate things, it is…

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  • Hannah Baker Committed Suicide Analysis

    Hannah Baker committed suicide. She left 13 tapes for the 13 reasons she committed suicide. Clay Jensen, the boy who had a crush on Hannah since he saw her, now has the tapes. He 's on them. He listens, waits for his tape and finds out why Hannah commits suicide. The first tape is for Justin Foley. He was Hannah 's first kiss and he over exaggerated the story. Clay remembers the the rumors and it was the first reason he didn 't get to know her freshman year. These rumors would affect her for…

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  • Estelle Louise: A Short Story

    She immediately rummages under the seat and found, a large black plastic trash bag, a roll of duct tape, and jerry-rigged a makeshift window. Shortly after she finishes, Clemmie Sue climbs into the pickup, her long curly grayish blonde hair is a mess of sopping tangles, and the mud had liberated her shoes from her feet. Clemmy Sue instantly notices her newfangled window and says, “Lord have mercy, Estelle Louis, I wants to be thankin’ y’all a heapin’ bunch for mendin’ that there…

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