Essays Tagged: "Paul Simon"

I am a Rock. The meaning of Paul Simon's poem

I Am A Rock Paul Simon said that the person or people in his poem were sick of society, and wanted to be isolate ... by, and no one to hurt. If he was isolated, and like a rock, then he would be in good shape. Paul Simon simply used a rock to symbolify how the person wanted to feel. 'They' wanted to be isolat ... , which obviously hurt him in some way. 'I am a Rock' and no one can reach me on my island, is what Paul Simon wanted to put in the minds of the listeners, in my opinion at least.

(2 pages) 55 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Jon donne says people can't be an island, otherwise, no man is alone. Paul simon says that you can and he is alone.

No man is an island, I am an islandJohn Donne says that no man is an island. Paul Simon says that man can be islands and he is an island. These two men have two different philos ... on life. John Donne believes that every man is part of somebody or something, and on the other hand Paul Simon believes that if you wish to be alone you can then be an island. Who's right, I don't kno ... what's wrong, that let's me know they are concerned for me. That is why I think no man is an island.Paul Simon wants to be an island and that's alright, Paul is entitled to his opinion, but I don't th ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Influential Musicians from 1940-2003 ~Paul Simon, Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix~

Influential Musicians from 1940-2003~Paul Simon, Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix~The social and political climate of each era of American cult ... eers that have changed the course of music in America. One of the most influential pop musicians is Paul Simon, who is well known for his willingness to branch into and combine different styles of mus ... poser fused American traditions of blues, jazz, rock, and soul, with the techniques of British rock.Paul Fredric Simon was born on October 13, 1941, in Newark, New Jersey. His parents were Louis, who ...

(16 pages) 145 0 3.4 Dec/2003

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

A poetry analysis of "America" by Paul Simon, including a brielf account of Simon's life.

Paul SimonPaul Simon, one half of the singer/songwriter duo "Simon and Garfunkel" was born in Newmar ... out the rest of high school they had a few more hits, but after graduation, Art went to college, so Paul began a career as a professional songwriter.At the time, most of his songs were performed by ot ... sang with Tico and the Triumphs, who charted in late 1961 with "Motorcycle", and later performed as Paul Kane.In 1964, Simon and Garfunkel reunited, and recorded the album Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. wh ...

(6 pages) 43 1 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Paul Simon

Paul Simon accomplished a great deal during the 1970's. Many thought his career was over after the b ... e end, Simon and Garfunkel were together again, when they united to perform a concert in NY. Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel parted ways in what seemed to be the peak of their career. Touring endl ... ording techniques at New York University. Soon after that, he started work on his first solo album, Paul Simon, which was released in 1972. It was followed by There Goes Rhymin' Simon in 1973. The alb ...

(4 pages) 389 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Paul Simon's Sounds Of Silence

Paul Simon's "Sounds of Silence" I chose the song "Sounds of Silence" because I admire Paul ...

(2 pages) 4894 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry