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Song Of Myself By Walt Whitmans English Literature
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“Song of Myself “, by Walt Whitman’s Background Song of Myself is a poem by Walt Whitman’s. This poem presents a continual stream of human consciousness, where he attempts to analyze death as natural and transformative process, which ought to occur to everybody. Walt Whitman was an American poet born in 1819 and died on 26th March 1892. The poet was born in Town of Huntington, Long Island, New York, U.S.In his previous years, Whitman worked as government employee ,and…...
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Exploring Latent Homoeroticism Theme in Whitman’s Song of Myself based on Section 11
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Song of Myself is a poem of bold declarations that egotistically assert Walt Whitman’s place and purpose in the context of a world of immense scope and romantically instilled vigor. And yet located within this chaotic unfurling of identity there is one piece of the poem that stands out as a conspicuously reserved, reflective fragment. This moment of breath in Whitman’s otherwise energetic tirade is located at the opening of section 11, which deals with Whitman’s repressed homosexual longings. The…...
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Compering Little League and Fly High Songs
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This essay will be comparing two different songs to see their differences and similarities. These songs are similar in the sense that they are both about life and growing up. Despite this, the two songs still have many differences not just lyrical wise but with sound and mood. I am comparing the song Little League by Conan Gray with the song Fly High by Burnout Syndromes. Fky High is orginally a japanese song that has been translated into English. I…...
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A Song for Assata Shakur
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Throughout the world history, music has contributed many important parts to human’s culture and politics. Especially, during the darkest times in the American history, music has become the tool that strengthen the spirit that is so influential and expresses the ideas of all the times. During the era of slavery, music has changed due to the African musical tradition has brought to affect the culture. In fact, hip hop music is considered as one of the most common genres of…...
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A Father’s Day Special: Country Songs Dedicated to Dads
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Father's Day is the when where we treat our fathers and take the time to appreciate their care and love for us. Just like our moms, they have worked hard for us to make our dreams come true, or provide us with what we need. It is not all the time that we appreciate what we have in life until it's gone. Therefore, let's spend this day treating the people we love at least once in our life. But, if…...
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The Children by Elizabeth Barrett Browning The Song Of The Shirt
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The two pieces of poetry were both written in 1843. The first half of the 19th century was of social unrest in Britain. The constant expansion of the British Empire was causing a rapid develop of industry in Britain. As a result of the Industrial Revolution, factories, mills and mines constructed and they needed to cheap and labour to work in them. Conditions for these workers, who included children, were terrible and the wages were very poor. Most working families…...
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Morning Song Analysis
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How do Plath in 'Morning Song' and Clarke in 'Catrin' suggest their thoughts and feelings about motherhood? In this essay, i will be exploring the thoughts and feelings that Clarke and Plath portray throughout their respective poems. Firstly, Clarke shows a sense of hostility and struggle throughout the poem 'Catrin'. The elongated struggle in the poem is achieved by making the poems 2 stanzas very different, one being the present and one being the past; meaning Clarke can compare what…...
Morning song and catrin comparison essay
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The life of the baby is set going like a 'fat gold watch' just been wound up, also this could refer to the ticking noises a watch makes as the baby's heartbeat. The midwife slaps the baby's foot soles, to start its breathing, the baby takes its place upon the elements; it has taken its place among the living creatures. The echoing voices are the "oohs and aahs", cries of joy from parents and others. The baby is like a…...
How does La Marseillaise and another song of your choice convey the image of French people?
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During the late eighteenth and nineteenth century, songs were an extremely popular and effective way of communicating in France: their memorable and lively tune would make it easy for all sectors of society to understand the message that was trying to be made. Songs like La Marseillaise and La Marseillaise des cotillons reflect the problems and the general atmosphere of the time when they written. Hence, they are of great use to modern historians who are interested in this era,…...
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My Father’s Song Vs. The Odyssey
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"My Father's Song" and "The Odyssey" have a major theme in common which can be seen on two different levels. The common theme of the two poems is the "Father, Son" theme. The author, Simon Ortiz, from whose point of view we read "My Father's Song", can be compared as either Telemachus or Odysseus in "The Odyssey". In either case, the relationship is that something is being passed down. Ortiz can be seen as two people, as a son, and…...
Eurovision Song Contest
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Irish traditional music is the folk music of the Irish people as well as of the descendants of Irish emigrants in countries such as the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia. Irish traditional music as it is known today is the result of a centuries-old tradition of melodically rich dance music and song. It was formerly played without harmonic accompaniment such as guitar, and was usually learned “by ear” rather than from written music. Irish dance music is distinctively…...
Analysis of The hurricane`- a song by bob Dylan and Mountain language`- a play by Harold Pinter
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The hurricane: * `The hurricane`- this is a song by bob Dylan. The song is about Rubin carter ( a iconic black boxer) who did 22 years in prison for a triple-homicide that he didn't commit * `Mountain language`- a play by Harold Pinter. This is a play about a group of `Mountain people` who are persecuted because of their language. There were four different themes that ran through both of the stimuli: Racism, injustice, corruption and bigotry (prejudice). To…...
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My Favourite Song of Jethro Tull Locomotive Breath
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Music, in its most primal form, exists to tell a story. Good stories, stories which endure, convey more than a simple description of events. Good stories draw the listener in and create an emotional response. The best stories are those which leave room for the listener to improvise a personal meaning. As one of the oldest forms of storytelling, music which can accomplish these goals succeeds universally. Few styles of music accomplish the goals of storytelling more successfully than the…...
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Roll Jordan Roll: A Community in Song and Sound
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Singing Roll Jordan Roll was clearly a way that slaves stayed hopeful throughout unimaginable hardship, but this song is more than a symbol of hope or perseverance. It is a symbol of faith. Roll Jordan Roll is the embodiment of African American spirituality and demonstrates the unwavering belief held by the slaves that after the trials they endure throughout their lifetime, God will lovingly accept them into paradise. It is noteworthy that while the title of the song is Roll…...
Song “Changes” by Tupac Shakur
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Introduction Changes by Tupac Shakur is a song about racism. Tupac talks about his childhood and the difficulties that he and the black community have experienced. Tupac is showing the world how they are being treated and that this could be the same in other countries that have people of colour. 1st response I feel disheartened because of how the black community has been mistreated. They would be accused of having drugs or guns on them even if they were…...
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The Freudian Symbolism in A Song Concerning Rhenish
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The Freudian analysis has been widely applied to poetry by many scholars lately. Psychoanalysis mainly concerns the human psyche which includes id, ego and superego. As the unconscious of people and/or the hidden state of mind include many unresolved conflicts, desires, fears, etc, it reveals itself in humans' behaviors. In literature, psychoanalytic criticism works on characters' core issues and how a character deals with them by using his defense mechanisms. According to many Freudian analysts, poetry is analyzed by applying…...
Ludwig Van Beethoven Composer
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Ludwig Van Beethoven is a composer that has an ascendant musical figure in the period between the 18th-century classical era styles that he admire sand the 19 th-century romantic styles that his music would come to anthropomorphize .In classical music, Beethoven remains as one of the most famous and creative composers that makes everyone acknowledge his talent. Ludwig Van Beethoven,viewed June 4,2019 Ludwig Van Beethoven is born on December 16, 1770, in Bonn -Germany. He is the eldest son among…...
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“Black or White” Michael Jackson Song Analysis
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Michael Jackson was an American entertainer that was widely beloved and, one of the most influential artists of all time. The 'King of Pop', Michael Jackson was one of the all-time greatest artists that the world has come across as he was known for his music, dance moves, and caring heart towards the world, as most of his songs had a deeper message than what it appeared to be. In this analysis, I am choosing one of the biggest radio…...
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Classical Music Concert Report
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Concert Report The local community college, Bunker Hill Community College (BCC), put on the Music Unites Event. The event occurred on Tuesday November 13, 2018 at 5pm. The event was hosted by the International Education Week (club), in A300 Lobby of BCC. The event was hosted in hopes to united students, and show talents open to all students. The first I am going to deliberate is Jack Ibert's (1890-1962), the Chanson de Don Quichotte from the lieder concerto, No 1.…...
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The Chapel Jazz Ensemble
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For my third concert report, I attended Umass Amherst's Jazz Lab Ensemble, which was directed by Graduate composers, Brian Martin (G'19) and Haneef N. Nelson (G'20). The concert also featured the Chapel Jazz Ensemble, which was directed by David Sporny, who is both the founder and the musical director of the Amherst Orchestra. The performance took place on Tuesday, December 11th, in Bowker Auditorium. The concert included twelve songs and lasted approximately an hour and forty-five minutes. The first half…...
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Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
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Song of Solomon is written by Toni Morrison who is the first black woman to have won a Nobel prize in 1993 for literature. Who was raised in a house that was familiar with keeping them selves entertained through listening to stories and then having to add to them. Song of Solomon is Morrisons third novel and was contrived by being challenged to push herself even harder when creating literary novels. This book has more characters and is considered to…...
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The Song “Numb” Analysis
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"I'm tired of being what you want me to be. Feeling so faithless, lost under the surface". These two lines basically sum up the song "Numb" from a legendary hard rock music band Linkin Park in 2003. This particular song conveys its message in a powerful manner that calls out to those who are sick and tired of being told to fit in to become social norms. In my opinion, this song reflects the youths today who are facing social…...
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Gilbert and Sullivan’s Comic Patter Song
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The tongue-twisting show-stopper not for the faint hearted. At the heart of light opera lies the humorous, yet challenging comic patter song. An audience pleaser not for the faint hearted, the patter song has become the staple of light opera and musical theatre. Also known as Opera Buffa', it has no stereotypes, humouring all, regardless of age, gender, religion, culture and language. Performed in-between the serious acts of the operas, it has rhythmic patterns, constantly increasing speed, and large volumes…...
Analysis of The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
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Modernist Disillusionment in “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” Unlike the romantic period that preceded it, the modernist literary movement reflected the feelings of a Lost Generation affected by industrialization and war trauma. As such, modernist literature often employs cynical or detached worldviews in angsty tones. The most famous writer of the movement, T.S Eliot, explored modernist themes of disillusionment through poetry. One of his poems,”The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” focuses on the theme of indecisiveness as…...
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A Critique of Man in the Mirror: Song by Michael Jackson
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The song that I have selected for analysis, is certainly one of Jackson’s most popular songs. Although Michael has been dead for quite some years now, his legacy still continues. Even today, every time I hear this song play on the radio, I get excited. Many of his songs are timeless and still as valuable as they were several years ago. In this video of “Man in the Mirror”, there are several explanations behind its deeper meaning. Several messages were…...
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Analysis the Song “The Way We Were”
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There is a song—a love song that has touched several hundred thousand audiences’ hearts; it expresses the overflowing feelings of a woman who used to live in her intense true love. “The Way We Were,” by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, and Marvin Hamlisch illustrates the innermost emotions and regret of a middle-aged woman when she reflects on the youth which she had gone through. This song has a light beat and slow tempo forming delightful sensations for the listeners, but…...
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Comparing the Last Song and Dear John
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Comparing Movies The last 2 movies I saw were "The Last Song" and "Dear John". Considering both of these movies are sappy Nicholas Sparks books, they have a ton of similarities. They also have some differences. I saw both of these movies more than 4 months ago so I hope I can even remember enough to compare them. One similarity is about 2 people that meet in a beach setting. In "The Last Song", Ronnie, who is played by Miley…...
My Favourite Song Getting Over a Betrayal, Evanescence
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This song brings forth a feeling of that even though a loss of a loved one is a heart wrenching experience there is nothing a person can do to change the outcome of what has happened. My Immortal” seems to be more about losing one's own sense of identity and self-worth due to the loss and/or betrayal of a loved one than about the actual loss of the loved one: These wounds won’t seem to heal/ This pain is just…...
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Praise Song for my Mother by Grace Nichols Analysis
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What are the poet's sensations about family and how does she communicate these ideas? Grace Nichols writes Praise Song for my mother as ode, or letter, as an event of her mother. Having moved from Guyana to the UK, the 'ode' remains in a Caribbean design, applauding her mother for all that she has done. Nichols blogs about what family is, and what it implies to her, and the poem appears to be positive, in adoration of her mother, however…...
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The Poem Marrysong by Dennis Scott
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The poem "Marrysong" by Dennis Scott is about a man who is desperate to understand his wife as he struggles to predict her feelings and reactions. Scott uses a variety of ways including his method of unusual comparisons to create the unusual image of how this ordinary woman's mind seems to work. This poem makes us think of how a normal relationship or marriage can be something so complex with many hardships coming with it. Having the whole poem being…...
Praise Song for my Mother by Grace Nichols
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The poem, as the name recommends is a tune where the poet is rejoicing her relationship with her mom by using simple but powerful images. It is essential to note that unlike the commemorative poems that are typically composed by Western authors, "Applaud for My Mother" does not have a requiem like elegiac state of mind. The overall tone of the poem is enjoyable. "Applaud Song" is a panegyric on the author's mom. in which she commemorates a female who…...
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The Last Unicorn And Song of Kali: Books Comparison
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Plot Summaries The Last Unicorn The Last Unicorn’ begins in a lilac wood where two hunters discuss the disappearance of unicorns from the world. One of them is convinced of the existence of a unicorn, because the forest they stand in has magical powers. He calls out to the unicorn to protect herself, as she is the last of her kind. The unicorn hears the entreaties, is moved by the hunter’s words. It leaves the safety of the forest to…...
What a Wonderful World?
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The song “What a Wonderful World” by George Weiss and Bob Thiele reveals Louis Armstrong’s personal philosophy of life. One senses that Armstrong believed that good can be found everywhere, that the world is full of beauty, that simplicity is satisfying, and that a person finds happiness within. It is clear that Armstrong demonstrates character traits of optimism, joy, and hopefulness. Louis Armstrong had a very optimistic outlook of life. He always looked for good in everything. What a Wonderful…...
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The song “Wait a Minute”
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Megan’s paper regarding the song “Wait a Minute” is an honest and well-written portrayal of the lyrics as well as the meaning surrounding them. The paper goes beyond simple terms and convenient definitions to offer a greater insight into not just the song lyrics, but the universal experience of love and life in general. This makes the paper more interesting and personal than just another classroom assignment. Megan’s application and understanding of literary terms such as symbolism further show an…...
“Song to Celia” by Ben Jonson
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Ben Jonson’s “Song: To Celia” can vary in interpretation depending on the reader. The interpretation of the poem can either be that of a man confessing his love to a woman who rejects him or that of a man in love with a woman who he has had a previous, unsuccessful relationship with. Jonson’s diction, rhyme scheme, rhythm, and symbolism make “Song: To Celia” an intriguing piece which requires the reader to read creatively. “Song: To Celia” has a consistent…...
Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair by Pablo Neruda
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“Twenty Love Poems and a song of Despair” is written by the chilean poet Pablo Neruda. He wrote his collection of poems when he was a twenty-year-old. My main themes are the imbalance of love, the role of the song of Despair and the change of love during one one or more poems of this collection. I also picked out some special lines which I think are important to describe what the author wants to say through his poems. I…...
T. S. Eliot`s Poem The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
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The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock (or simply Prufrock) is T. S. Eliot’s most popular poem and it is the one responsible for the launch of his career as one of the 20th century’ leading and influential poet. The poem takes the form of a dramatic monologue and it is considered as one of the most anthologized poem in the 20th century. Prufrock is a poem which made use of lots of literary devices such as similes, personifications, repetitions,…...
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Changes in China During the Sui, Tang, and Song Dynasties
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China’s development had started at a very early point in human history and continued to grow through millennium until the collapse of the Han Dynasty in 221. When China reunified it experienced political, social, and economical changes over a period of 700 years and 3 dynasties. Those dynasties were the Sui, Tang, and Song. The Sui Dynasty, founded by Yang Jian in 581, was responsible for unifying China for the first time in 400 years. The capital was re-established at…...
An Analysis of Brokeback Mountain
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Annie Proulx’s Brokeback Mountain is a tragic story of forbidden love. It chronicles the romance between Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist, two cowboys who fall head over heels for each other in the spring of 1963. Their relationship endures for twenty years, never fully resolved, never fully let go of, and always surrounded by fear, confusion, and above all, by love. Brokeback Mountain depicted a story that was both accurate in its portrayal of queerness in the setting of…...
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A Love Song for Bobby Long Analysis
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“A Love Song for Bobby Long” written by Grayson Capps and “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” written by TS Eliot remind the world of men who struggle with the demons of life. The little voices in your head saying “I don’t think you can do that.” These voices cause you to doubt yourself and your talents. They take the life out of you, and cause you to wonder if you even have a purpose here on earth. Now…...
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How does La Marseillaise and another song of your choice convey the image of French people?
...The language used in both songs shows the different level of education in France. La Marseillaise is a far more eloquent song, full of new words such as 'citoyens' and expressive images like 'la terre en produit de nouveaux/contre vous tout pri??ts i...
What a Wonderful World?
...That should bring them hope and happiness. This song makes most listeners realize it’s not the amount of money, nice vehicles, or even the nice vacations that makes them happy. It’s the simple things in life that mean the most. Happiness is found...

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