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Alanis Morissette To those who think the generation that came from the 1980s lacks focus, here’s one bit of advice ...take a pill--a Jagged Little Pill! Although she had only recently passed her 20th birthday. Alanis proves she possesses a wealth of insight and off-kilter sense of humor that’s at once untainted and mature. It wasn’t always this way for Alanis, she’s been famous almost since she was born. She was a running character on the TV show “You Can’t do That on Television”, the hit Canadi
All American Girls Professional Baseball League The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League operated from 1943 to 1954 and represents one of the most unique periods in baseball history. The league went through a full life cycle in its eleven years of existence and ended up being a predecessor for other women’s leagues to come. The All American Girls Professional Baseball League had many successes that surprised a lot of people but also faced many failures, which resulted in its death as
amadeus Ludwig Van Beethoven was born on December 16, 1770 in Bonn, Germany. He was the third child of Johann and Johanna Beethoven. Ludwig had a terrible childhood because his dad was an alcoholic. He woke him up in the middle of the night and made him play the piano until dawn. He would smack him every time he made a mistake. His father was a musician as was his grandfather. Ludwig loved spending time with his grandfather. His grandfather died when Beethoven was only three years old. At age fo
Amadeus Influential Values Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus presents to the reader many human values. The most prominent being envy, deceit and self-sacrifice. During the course of the play these features are displayed through Salieri’s actions, emotions and dialogue. The relationship between Salieri and Mozart is like a painting, commencing with splattered envy after Mozart’s extordinary musical talents disrupt Salieri’s clean, white, sanity. Splatters become blotches when Mozart uses Salieri’s “prize p
Amazoncom AMAZON.COM The Internet has become an extremely popular place for small businesses and firms to advertise and sell their products. Although this is a very easy and popular way to sell, it all depends on how well you use your marketing ideas. One firm that is widely known across the country and famous for having grown so fast since its online creation is Amazon.com. It opened a whole new market for competitive business in the specialty industries on the computer and has proven to be a s
Amusing Ourselves to Death In Chapter 8 of his book Amusing Ourselves to Death, Neil Postman talks about the phenomenon of religious programming on television. He concludes that ...there are several characteristics of television and its surround that converge to make authentic religious experience impossible. (p. 118) I believe that though it\'s not explicitly stated, the concept of boundaries which I have been discussing is an essential element of his argument. He says that ...there is no way t
analogy analogy Similarity in several respects between discrete cases. A logical argument by analogy relies upon an inductive inference from the supposition that things are similar is certain known respects to the likelihood that they are also similar in some further unknown respect. Example: "Jennifer enjoys listening to the music of Beethoven, Mahler, and Bartok. Susan and Harold also like Beethoven, Mahler, and Bartok. Chris enjoys listening to Beethoven and Mahler. Therefore, Chris would pro
Analysis of A Gang Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today\'s cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long-range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short term the answers are much easier to find. On the surface, gangs are a direct result of human beings\' personal wants and peer pressure. To determine how to effectively end gang violence we
analysis of gangs Analysis of Gangs Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today\'s cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long-range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short term the answers are much easier to find. On the surface, gangs are a direct result of human beings\' personal wants and peer pressure. To determine how to effectively end
Analyze this Analyzed This One thing I am very tired of these days is analyzing. People are always scrutinizing things looking for a deep, hidden meaning. We analyze words, body motions, music, decisions, and appearance and just about anything else we can think of trying to figure out the meaning and the motivation behind them. Throughout school, the literature part of English class has always involved a great deal of analyzing. What is the author trying to say in this part and stuff like that?
andy the man warhol Andy Warhol Never before have I encountered more intriguing works of art than those done by Andy Warhol. I have been curious about his life ever since I saw his work in Milwaukee. I saw his famous work of the Campbell\'s Soup Can. By viewing this, one can tell he is not your average artist. I\'m sure his life is full of interesting events that shaped him into who he was. As an artist myself, I would like to get to know the background of his life. I may then be able to appreci
Animal Rights1 Animal Rights Do you think a rat should have the right to go up to your table and eat with you? No, of course not. We are higher up in the world. This is what animal right activists are fighting for. They say give animals the rights they deserve. The truth is if we give animals rights, we will be putting them on the same level as the human race. I know that I do not want to be on the same level as a rat. Animals should not have rights! The use of animals in medical research is nec
Animal Rights1 Animal Rights Do you think a rat should have the right to go up to your table and eat with you? No, of course not. We are higher up in the world. This is what animal right activists are fighting for. They say give animals the rights they deserve. The truth is if we give animals rights, we will be putting them on the same level as the human race. I know that I do not want to be on the same level as a rat. Animals should not have rights! The use of animals in medical research is nec
Anne Sexton1 Anne Sexton The third decade of the twentieth century brought on more explicit writers than ever before, but none were as expressive as Anne Sexton. Her style of writing, her works, the image that she created, and the crazy life that she led are all prime examples of this. Known as one of the most “confessional” poets of her time, Anne Sexton was also one of the most criticized. She was known to use images of incest, adultery, and madness to reveal the depths of her deeply troubled
Anne Sexton1 Anne Sexton The third decade of the twentieth century brought on more explicit writers than ever before, but none were as expressive as Anne Sexton. Her style of writing, her works, the image that she created, and the crazy life that she led are all prime examples of this. Known as one of the most “confessional” poets of her time, Anne Sexton was also one of the most criticized. She was known to use images of incest, adultery, and madness to reveal the depths of her deeply troubled
aol On January 10, 2000, one of the largest, most powerful mergers was announced to the world. Media giant Time Warner will join forces with the Internet superstar, America on Line. The $183 billion dollar deal is the biggest in history. In the recent past, there has been a wave of merger-mania, both in the United States and in Europe. The merger of the Millennium is between America on Line and Time Warner. The AOL Time Warner deal represents the joining of the Old Media with the New Media. Not
Apocalypse Now 4/18/00 Weekly Writing- Apocalypse Now Apocalypse Now is a vivid account of Vietnam, and the damaging effects of the war, based on the novel by Joseph Conrad. The film takes the view down Nung River into Cambodia, where the darkness is discovered and civilized war ends. A separation is formed in this film, between the soldiers and society and likewise morality and confusion. Throughout the movie the viewer is witness to the changed man. Although we see definite discrepancies to th
Apple Vs the World A Comparison of PCs and Apple Computers INTRODUCTION This article will evaluate the practicality of several PCs vs. Apple Macs for an incoming college freshman. The ever-changing computer world is a maze of options and capabilities. Within this ever-changing world lie to very different elements; the PC and the Mac are two very different computers. Both computers have their own unique qualities, but also have their own flaws too. Hardware, operating systems, and affordability w
Arabic Music When I think about music and what I enjoy about it I think about my home country and the music that I have known all my life. Arabic music is my favorite musical styling. Although I have come to enjoy classical and contemporary styling as well, Arabic music has almost an innate quality of enjoyment for me. I am from the Middle-East and I have known Arabic music for the majority of my life. Its songs speak of the life and culture of Arabic countries and its melody is not commonly hea
Armstrong Born in August 1901 (not Independence Day 1900, as he was always told and believed), Louis Armstrong sang on the New Orleans streets in a boyhood quartet and in 1913 was admitted to the Colored Waifs\' home for firing a gun into the air. In the home he learned the trumpet, and within four years was challenging every trumpet king in his home town, from Freddie Keppard to Joe Oliver, his first father-figure, whom he replaced in Kid Ory\'s band in 1919. In 1922 Oliver (by now King Oliver)
Art work Dont exist exactly definition for a work of art. Work of art is something made by a person. Hence sunsets beautiful trees, found natural objects such as grained driftwood, painting by insects or birds and a host of other natural phenomena are not considered works of art, despite their beauty. Work of art should t be beautiful or special Work of art for me means when artist expresses his ideas by soul by creation. Work of art can be paintings, sculptors, music, songs, dance everythi
art2 Baroque Early music is based mainly on the music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque eras. Many people like to define Early Music as ending in 1750, with the death of J.S. Bach. This is a handy date, but it misses the various stylistic changes taking place around that time, i.e. the emergence of the gallant and pre-classical idioms in close proximity to the final flowering of the baroque proper. To add even more confusion, this is also not clear-cut. As with everything else, Baroque mu
art2 Baroque Early music is based mainly on the music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque eras. Many people like to define Early Music as ending in 1750, with the death of J.S. Bach. This is a handy date, but it misses the various stylistic changes taking place around that time, i.e. the emergence of the gallant and pre-classical idioms in close proximity to the final flowering of the baroque proper. To add even more confusion, this is also not clear-cut. As with everything else, Baroque mu
artwork Don’t exist exactly definition for a work of art. Work of art is something made by a person. Hence sunsets beautiful trees, ”found” natural objects such as grained driftwood, “painting” by insects or birds and a host of other natural phenomena are not considered works of art, despite their beauty. Work of art should t be beautiful or special Work of art for me means when artist expresses his ideas by soul by creation. Work of art can be paintings, sculptors, music, songs, dance everythin
artwork in the 1800s Artwork during that Americans did were brought on by the European style of artwork. America eventually warped that style into their own personal style concerning the type of people from different cultures who had settled in America. Spanish and Indian cultures were where folk art came from. They were mainly of church and other religious focused artwork. The painting style from the English was also a hand in the definition of the nation’s artwork. Also before cameras were inv
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At Peace At Peace Everything feels like a dream. I don’t know where I am. I can hear sobbing, and soft music as I lie there. I must be asleep in my bed, waiting for my mom’s soft voice to come tell me that breakfast is ready. I smell flowers. Mom must have cut some fresh roses from the garden today. She always tried to put some in my room, so my room would smell nice when I woke up. I attempt to wake up, but opening open my eyes is like trying to lift a two-ton rock. They won’t budge. I must be
Atlanta Bread Company Justin Weigt Into to Business 10-24-00 I researched my own place of employment, which was the Atlanta Bread Company. Atlanta Bread Company is located in Batavia at 207 Randall Rd. I was very lucky because my managers are also the owners. Their names are Robert and Claudia Curtis. They are married and they are responsible for opening and operating the store. They are the ones making the decisions and selecting the suppliers and contractors. Atlanta Bread Company is a “Restau
Attachment Parenting Sarah Jones English 1002-02 November 15, 1999 Last April, a giant news story was on every news channel and was on the covers of many newspapers and magazines for weeks. This nightmare of the Columbine massacre impacted citizens across the nation. What compelled Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, two young teenage boys, to open fire on an innocent high school, killing thirteen people and then, killing themselves? What were they thinking? Who is to blame? Do we blame the music the
Autism In general, autism is the developmental disability that prevents individuals from properly understanding what they see, hear, or otherwise sense. Approximately 3 to 5 out of every 10,000 school aged children have some for of autism, and males with the disorder outnumber females with it by nearly 5 to 1. It is estimated that 1 in every 500 display some autistic characteristics (Williams, xiv). Autism is called a spectrum disorder because there is no one characteristic and it is different i
Autism In general, autism is the developmental disability that prevents individuals from properly understanding what they see, hear, or otherwise sense. Approximately 3 to 5 out of every 10,000 school aged children have some for of autism, and males with the disorder outnumber females with it by nearly 5 to 1. It is estimated that 1 in every 500 display some autistic characteristics (Williams, xiv). Autism is called a spectrum disorder because there is no one characteristic and it is different i
baby boom Baby Boom From Woodstock to woodstoves to the World Wide Web From “Say kids, what time is it?” to “Up against the wall, NOW” From fall-out shelters to Internet service providers From Hula-hoops to cell phones From LSD to Lattes and cappuccinos From “Can’t Buy Me Love” to IRAs and 401ks.... The nation’s population increased 19 million in the 1940’s and by 30 million in the 1950’s. This was known as the baby boom and continued until the mid 1960’s. During the 1950’s, school enrolments in
Bach Throughout the history of music, many great composers, theorists, and instrumentalists have left indelible marks and influences that people today look back on to admire and aspire to. No exception to this idiom is Johann Sebastian Bach, whose impact on music was unforgettable to say the least. People today look back to his writings and works to both learn and admire. He truly can be considered a music history great. Bach, who came from a family of over 53 musicians, was nothing short of a v
Bach1 Johann Sebastian Bach was one of the greatest composers in Western musical history. More than 1,000 of his compositions survive. Some examples are the Art of Fugue, Brandenburg Concerti, the Goldberg Variations for Harpsichord, the Mass in B-Minor, the motets, the Easter and Christmas oratorios, Toccata in F Major, French Suite No 5, Fugue in G Major, Fugue in G Minor ("The Great"), St. Matthew Passion, and Jesu Der Du Meine Seele. He came from a family of musicians. There were over 53 mus
Bach Throughout the history of music, many great composers, theorists, and instrumentalists have left indelible marks and influences that people today look back on to admire and aspire to. No exception to this idiom is Johann Sebastian Bach, whose impact on music was unforgettable to say the least. People today look back to his writings and works to both learn and admire. He truly can be considered a music history great. Bach, who came from a family of over 53 musicians, was nothing short of a v
Balance of Power The Balance of Power Throughout the semester, a theme that has guided our thoughts has been the idea that the self is the capacity to have capacities. Through what we have read, written about, and discussed, we have been trying to come up with our own answers to the questions about the self; what a capacity is, how we find them, which ones are essential to human flourishing, what we do with them once they are found? Yet all of these questions lead us to answer that final and def
Ballet vs Lyrical Ballet vs. Lyrical Lyrical and ballet are both extremely common yet incredibly different types of dance. They both differ from each other for numerous reasons. Before ballerinas begin their extensive class, the instructor warms the dancer’s muscles up at the barre. A barre is a long wooden horizontal rail attached to the wall and is approximately the height of the dancer’s rib cage. When the dancer is at the barre, they practice such combinations as plies, ton dues, devlapes, f
Bang Bang “Bang, Bang” “My words are like a dagger with a jagged edge, and I’ll stab you in the head whether you’re a fag, or les” (Eminem “Criminal”). Rap music today is becoming more offensive and more violent than ever before. Musicians are not only rapping about violent acts, but they are now committing them. They are on radio and television promoting violence, and people are indulging in their music. Musicians are considered role models to many people. They have fancy cars, big houses, and
Baracks Some people believe that living in the Marine Corps barracks could be compared to living at a college dorm. I however, absolutely disagree with this idea. I have lived in both and can honestly say that they are very separate lifestyles with few similarities. The daily routine, living conditions, and strictness are especially dissimilar from each other. The typical daily routine of these two lifestyles could be compared to night and day. As a Marine I start off every morning by making my
barney is evil Barney is Evil Face it, thousands of people know it: Just the thought of a purple tyrannosaurus being in control of millions, if not billions, of young minds should strike fear into the hearts of any sane person. Some people say it\'s only a cheap show by a company, which I prefer not to mention. Yes, that\'s true. But Barney himself wields enough power to alter the fate of the earth. Barney could easily convince the children of earth that people who don\'t like him are evil, and
basic Psycology Bibliography & Reading List Alajouanine, T. :* Aphasia and artistic realization. Brain. 1948 71:229-241. Alvin, J. :* Music Therapy. London: John Baker 1966 Amato, I. : Muscle melodies and brain refrains: Turning bioelectric signals into music. Sciences News. April 1989 135:202-203. Arnheim, R. :* New essays on the psychology of art. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. 1986 Baer, T., Gore, J. C., Gracco, L.C., & Nye, P. W. (1991). Analysis of vocal tract sha
Beatlemania BEATLEMANIA Fashion and music play a major role in influencing teenagers. Today, fashion and music are very diverse, with many different styles of dress and a variety of music. But it wasn’t always like this. Bellbottoms, platform shoes, and Rock-and-Roll dominated the 1960’s. And with Rock-and-Roll came the Beatles and Beatlemania. Beatlemania swept over the United States in the 1960’s.“The Beatles began in 1957 as teenage boys playing in cellars and drive bars in Liverpool, England
beatles Beatlemania in the 1960s The Beatles were a mystical happening that many people still don\'t understand. Phenomenoligists had a ball in 1964 with Beatlemania, a generally harmless form of madness which came from Britain in 1963. The sole cause of Beatlemania is a quartet of young Englishmen known as the Beatles. In the less than one year that they achieved popularity in England to the time they came to America, The Beatles achieved a popularity and following that is unprecedented in the
beethovem Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer considered being one of the greatest of all times. He was born in Bonn, Germany. His father was one who liked to drink and would discipline Beethoven in a strict manner. At the age of 18 his mother died and, since his father was not a responsible man Beethoven had to grow up quickly and become the head of the house. He had to take care of his two younger brothers who then when they had grown up moved to Vienna, Austria. In Bonn, a German compo
beethoven1 We have witnessed and had the chance to hear many pieces from both classical and modern composers . Numerous composers have tried to match the style of one of the most prominent composers of the nineteenth century, but few have come close. We are speaking of the ever-famous Ludwig van Beethoven. Beethoven is one of the most famous composers of all times and always will be considered to be among the best. The rise of Beethoven into the ranks’ of history’s greatest composers was paralle
beethoven2 Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven was one of the world\'s most famous composers. He was born in 1770 and died in 1827. He was born December 16, 1770 in Bonn Germany. His early musical talent was subjected to the discipline of his father a singer in the court chapel. His father was an alcoholic and so the young Beethoven began supporting his family as a court musician. He studied under several famous composers - Christian Neefe, and Austrian Joseph Haydn. He would have studied under Wolfg
beethoven3 Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Ludwig van Beethoven is one of the most influential composers in the history of classical music. Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany in 1770. He was born into a family that had a strong musical background. His father tried to make Beethoven into the next Mozart. By age fourteen Beethoven could already play the piano, organ and violin and had received a professional appointment as an organist. As a child Beethoven was raised in an abusive family. His fa
Behavior Theories The wide study of human beings has led psychologists to the development of many theories explaining the elements that cause a persons behavior and attitude. In this paper I would like to reflect upon some of the theories we studied such as: the cultivation theory, social learning theory, the attribution theory, and the cognitive dissonance theory, and relate them to my life and surrounding environment. I’d like to first start off with the cultivation theory (also keep in mind t
Being American American Essay What does it mean to be "American?" What makes it "American?" And how does it make us "American?" American stands for the beliefs, the music, as well as the people that come from this great nation. The beliefs of this great nation speak every language. These beliefs stretch from the furthest reaches of Africa to the city life of New York. These beliefs are pride, freedom, and equality. American means to be proud. It means to stand up for what you believe in and to f
Belize Geography The Country of Belize is located in Central America along the Eastern or Caribbean coast. The Country shares the northern and western border with Mexico and southern border with Guatemala. The Inner coastal waters are shallow and sheltered by a line of coral reefs, (at 180 miles the 2nd largest in the world), the country has over 200 islands, atolls, and islets called “Cayes”. Belize covers 8,866 miles of territory. The mainland is approximately 180 miles long and 68 miles wide.