Essays Tagged: "song lyrics"

Essay on Themes Presented in Song Lyrics: Lord of the Flies by William Golding (Please ask for me to e-mail the original if you like it, as most errors in it are caused by the website).

Flies, many apparent themes are presented by William Golding. We were assigned the task of finding song lyrics that contained themes parallel to those found in chapter eight, Gift for the Darkness. T ... arkness. The song that eventually concluded our search was ?Get a Life? by Pennywise. We chose this song, because we believe it contains themes identifiable in both chapter eight of the novel, and the ...

(4 pages) 62 0 1.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

The Music of Generation X

icide, depression, hate/racism, violence, and drug addiction. I am about to examine five different song lyrics of my generation to demonstrate the different tones and concerns they convey onto societ ... nt tones and concerns they convey onto society and my generation.        The first song I would like to analyze is 'Jane Says' by Jane's Addiction. The main theme in 'Jane Says' is e ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Censoring Profane Music

akes people wonder if there is a limit on our freedom of speech.However, not all people respect all song lyrics. Some people can find certain words obscene or profane. That is completely comprehendibl ... inappropriate. Nevertheless, the music industry has to be fair to everyone, for example, if a rock song is uncensored, then a rap song has the right to be uncensored as well. Everyone has their own p ...

(3 pages) 60 2 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Violence In The Media

e of instant media,violence canbe brought live and direct into the home. Wither it be videogames, orsonglyrics, people are affected by everything they hear. For instance asongthat has lyrics like, "Pu ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

What Devices has Chinua Achebe employed to make us empathise with Igbo cluture???

also portrays a photographic view of the people's values using their morals, stories, proverbs and song lyrics. "If I hold her hand She says, 'don't touch!' ... (Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe, page104)The author uses this simple song to show that the Ibo people even had popular groups, like bands to make the reader understand a ...

(4 pages) 66 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

PHYSICAL JOURNEYS How have the texts you have studied this year effectively shaped your understanding of the impact of journeys?

cki, The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost, The Grapes of Wrath adapted from John Steinbecks novel and song lyrics of Homeward Bound by Simon and Garfunkelall these texts have effectively shaped my under ... s seen as the 'Impact of a physical journey can often last much longer than the journey itself.'The song lyric Homeward Bound is about a musician who tours the country 'with their suitcase and guitar ...

(5 pages) 183 3 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis Of Poetry

In order for the lisner to experience the emotional impact of situations through song and lyrics, it is essential that particular techniques are used. Song lyrics allow us to share ... s hope for the future, we need to understand the use to fully appreciate their construction. In the song " cats in the cradles", Harry Chapin focuses on the parent-child relashionship as it develops t ... pin focuses on the parent-child relashionship as it develops through particular stages. Within this song Chapin explores the life of a father who fails to nurture his child believing instead that mate ...

(1 pages) 30 0 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Kanye West: Success and Failure

Kanye West, both a contemporary producer/songwriter and a rapper, "is undoubtedly one of the most talented and accomplished young producers t ... have emerged in recent years" (VH1 Biography). He boasts many themes and inspirational ideas in his song lyrics; one particular motif that recurs in several of his tunes is the apparent notion of succ ... of the reasons for his quick success to the top was in fact due to God. He even dedicates an entire song from his album to Jesus called "Jesus Walks". He writes that "God show me the way because the D ...

(5 pages) 43 0 5.0 May/2006

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

Musician or Politician? The importance of Bob Dylan to the New Left in the early 1960's

ted as the Big Bubba of rebellion, the high priest of protest.1" He was seen as such because of his song lyrics, media coverage, associations with left-wing activists, various public appearances, and ... elf emphatically denies a political motivation, and has repeated many times, "I was never a topical song writer.4" However Dylan is a highly unreliable source, as he frequently contradicts himself, an ...

(16 pages) 82 0 0.0 Jan/2007

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

What role will poetry play in

is that we are exposed to so many totally different types of poetry.My favourite form of poetry is song lyrics. Although not one of the most obvious forms of poetry it is becoming increasingly popula ... to it regularly. For example every time you buy a C.D album or tape you can read the lyrics of the songs printed inside. A favourite of mine is a song called 'Pockets' by 'Beautiful South'; 'Here com ...

(5 pages) 588 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Music : Pros and Cons

Many issues lie cooncering todays music. Parents complane about song lyrics and the message the song sends out to the youngsters of Americas society. Parents try to ... stay on top of what they are doing no matter what. Rappers like Eminem have stated this. In Eminems song "i am" he says "they blame it on Marylin and the heroin, but where were the parents". I belive ...

(1 pages) 5 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Music Bad or Good?

Many issues lie cooncering todays music. Parents complane about song lyrics and the message the song sends out to the youngsters of Americas society. Parents try to ... stay on top of what they are doing no matter what. Rappers like Eminem have stated this. In Eminems song "i am" he says "they blame it on Marylin and the heroin, but where were the parents". I belive ...

(1 pages) 324 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Stereotyping in The Mass Media

le yet omnipresent as television commercials (e.g. "strong enough for a man but made for a woman"), song lyrics (e.g. Madonna's "... like a virgin..."), music videos (e.g. Salt-n-Peppa's "Let's Talk a ...

(4 pages) 30 0 4.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)" - Bob Dylan -- Song Analysis

Bob Dylan is an American songwriter, poet, author, and painter, who has been a major figure in popular music for five decades ... igure in popular music for five decades. "It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)," is one of his best songs and it was released on the 22nd of March, 1965. Dylan's songs were appreciated by many acclaim ... e Beatles themselves. George Harrison said, "We just played it, just wore it out.The content of the song lyrics and just the attitude―it was incredibly original and beautiful." The line in this ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2009

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

Critical analysis of Bob Dylan's song Hurricane

Bob Dylan's iconic songwriting, unique and distinctive singing voice, as well as his controversial and thought-provokin ... n musical history. This is not to say there are those who dislike and generally do not care for his songwriting, but almost everyone has come in contact with his expansive body of work. Born Robert Al ... s career Dylan focused on politically charged themes and acoustic/folk type guitar playing. Protest songs written in the 1960's established a reputation as a free-thinking songwriter engrossed in the ...

(5 pages) 38 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Hip Hop and Feminism

chose to listen to is a part of your personal identity. In music lyrics it is the words that give a song meaning.It is the purpose of this research paper to examine the expression of sexuality and por ... the purpose of this research paper to examine the expression of sexuality and portrayal of women in song lyrics from hip hop artists. As stated on Wikipedia, "hip hop music is a music genre typically ...

(17 pages) 74 0 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Globalisation

g essay is a riff on Chiclete com banana--a playful tune about mixing U.S. and Brazilian styles--as song, lyrics and manifesto that synthesizes the dynamics of global musical interaction.A history of ... , to current fusions, setting the stage for the essays that follow it. The first of these is singer/songwriter Caetano Veloso's brief piece Carmen Mirandadada, in which he explores the contradictions ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Sep/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science