Essays Tagged: "Lyrics"

Style and Theme in "For colored girls who have considered suicide? When the Rainbow is Enuf" by Ntozake Shange

style is very effective whendone by a skilled poet such as Shange. She uses a combination of rhyminglyrics and a play like format to captivate the reader. The subject matter of herwork is very powerfu ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Paul Laurence Dunbar

ductionII. American poetA. Literary EnglishB. Dialect poet1. 'Oak and Ivy'2. 'Majors and Minors'3. 'Lyrics of Lowly Life'4. 'Lyrics of the Hearthside'5. 'Sympathy'III. Short story writerA. Folks from ...

(6 pages) 96 0 3.8 Aug/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Censorship

advisory stickers. These stickers are used as a form of censorship against an artist and his or her lyrics. I feel that if a label will produce an album, there is no reason the consumer cannot decide ... a label will produce an album, there is no reason the consumer cannot decide for him or herself if lyrics contained in the album are found obscene or otherwise unsuitable.In order to begin the debate ...

(3 pages) 89 0 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Designing Effective Training Programs - University of Phoenix (HR Class) assignment for addressing the secret of designing an effective training program

approach, which will assure a successful training program.Designing Effective Training ProgramsThe lyrics of a popular song from the sixties include a line that seems as appropriate now as it did the ...

(3 pages) 569 0 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Censorship

advisory stickers. These stickers are used as a form of censorship against an artist and his or her lyrics. I feel that if a label will produce an album, there is no reason the consumer cannot decide ... a label will produce an album, there is no reason the consumer cannot decide for him or herself if lyrics contained in the album are found obscene or otherwise unsuitable. In order to begin th ...

(3 pages) 143 2 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

PAUL MCCARTNEY

blew his mind out in a car. He didn't notice that the lights had changed.(the Beatles, 1967) These lyrics proved to fans that Paul McCartney had indeed died in a tragic auto accident in late 1966. So ... . Some people were skeptical about the explanation, but upon investigating the album covers and the lyrics of the Beatles' songs, the story seems to make sense. Some of the lyrics have to be a twisted ...

(17 pages) 119 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Alanis Morissette's "Isn't it Ironic"

same days Alanis Morissette denounces in her aptly named song 'Ironic' However, despite the verbal lyrics, there is an overall message that is quite the opposite.Alanis is quite good at setting the m ... d 'Ironic' is no exception. The song has an overall feel of loneliness and despair to accompany the lyrics. You can almost see her singing this song is some lonely bar for losers in the middle of nowh ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Eddie Vedder is a Vampire?

h it is impossible to tell, everything points to his being an immortal. An in depth analysis of his lyrics shows that Pearl Jam's second album, "Versus", has been used by Vedder as sounding boards for ... , in Moon Over Bourbon Street, which was written in first person - but Vedder is unique in that his lyrics evolve over time as being indicative of his vampiric state. Either he has become a vampire, h ...

(7 pages) 48 1 3.4 Jul/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

How free is too free? Speaks of government censorship, private-sector censorship, freedom of speech

tizens in our society are being bombarded with obscene material from every direction. From the hate lyrics of Gun's 'N Roses to the satanic lyrics of Montley Crue and Marilyn Manson to the sexually ex ...

(4 pages) 247 0 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Designing Effective Training Programs

approach, which will assure a successful training program.Designing Effective Training ProgramsThe lyrics of a popular song from the sixties include a line that seems as appropriate now as it did the ...

(3 pages) 378 1 3.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Censorship In Music Today-Both Sides of the Argument

that music should be censored so all audiences can hear it without it containing any controversial lyrics. Others believe it should not be censored and musical artists should be able to speak, sing, ... whenever they feel the need to do so. Many musical artists feel that when they are forced to change lyrics their rights are being violated. In some artists' songs they like to express their feelings t ...

(4 pages) 212 2 4.9 Aug/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Analysis of John Gardner's Grendel as being an illustration of the shattered innocent/fallen from grace archetype, as well an accurate depiction of human nature

n the beginning, Grendel believes in the power of the Shaper. He is moved by the Shaper's words and lyrics and begins to believe in the Shaper's visions of God, and history and glory. "The man had cha ...

(3 pages) 57 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

English translation to the 1st and 2nd song on the mandrin singer Jay Chow's 'Jay' CD.

so big and I am just a small small antBut I will use all my strength to protect youBack to Album 1 Lyrics - Index2) Perfectionism (Wan Mei Zhu Yi)If suspicion could be formed into a sentenceIf leavin ...

(1 pages) 37 1 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Linkin Park: Crawling with Violence An evaluation of Linkin Parks lyrics

bines rock, hip-hop and electric noise. They are also well known for their emotional, dark and edgy lyrics. The song Crawling off their album Hybrid Theory illustrates this. The lyrics and the music s ... have ever tuned into a top 40, rock, or hip hop station you are more than likely familiar with the lyrics, "crawling in my skin these wounds they will not heal". This is the opening line in the song ...

(2 pages) 151 9 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Divorce: A Blight on the American People.

he sameJust like it used to be.Somedays I hate everythingEveryone and everything (6-14, 47-54)These lyrics are by well-known artist Everclear from their multi-platinum hit song "Wonderful." Its popula ...

(7 pages) 149 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Hear Me Roar...

rs, is a genre which is often misunderstood. Many of my friends ridicule it because they assume the lyrics contain nothing but general hate, disgust, and rebellion. I would like to prove that opinion ... ion wrong, and embrace rock music for all of its throbbing beats, screams, and crude, if effective, lyrics. Ultimately, I want to absorb more knowledge of music, and reject the "common sense" about ro ...

(5 pages) 32 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Like A Rolling Stone", analysis of Bob Dylan's song.

a address someone as "you", suggesting they are speaking directly to the subject of the stanza. The lyrics of "Like a Rolling Stone," when close read as in the past you (the mystery individual the son ... le with line 5 of the chorus itself, "Like a rolling stone."It is suggested in the second stanza of lyrics that the well off do not always know how to take care of themselves. The narrator of this sto ...

(6 pages) 133 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

This paper is about the issue of rights in the topic of censorship in music.

speech. Some others, being on the other extreme of the issue, claim that these vulgar and explicit lyrics have no place being heard by the ears of America. These two groups each envision the world in ... for setting a bad example for his main demographic, young adults. They believe, by censoring vulgar lyrics that the youth will not get any violent ideas into their heads and everything will just be da ...

(6 pages) 151 1 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Parental Advisory on Music.

People believe that music should be censored so allaudiences can hear it without the controversial lyrics. Others believe it should not becensored and musical artists should be able to sing whatever ... twhenever they feel the need to do so. Many musical artists feel that when they areforced to change lyrics their rights are being violated. In some artists' songs they like toexpress their feelings to ...

(3 pages) 38 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

About pop music and how it has changed.

the world, especially New York, upside down. The Velvet Underground, for starters, wrote their own lyrics. They wrote them about topics that artists today would never dare to touch upon but rather ig ... ignore, and didn't care what people thought of them. A deeper meaning runs throughout the music and lyrics of the velvet underground while a sense of irrelevance is prevalent in much of the popular mu ...

(5 pages) 93 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers