Robert Bryson Hall’s biography

Robert Bryson Hall is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and music producer better known by his stage name Logic. Coming from a broken family, he has had unfortunate experiences as a child. Growing up, he witnessed his brothers selling drugs, his father buying those drugs, his alcoholic mother and sisters getting beaten up by men. … Read more

Unveiling the Evil behind Unfair Contracts in K-Pop Music

SLAVE CONTRACT ISSUES South Korea’s music business is a big business in Asia. As Korean-Pop (K-Pop) sets its sights on foreign country like Europe and the US, it definitely will force a change in the way the entertainment companies treats its artists. In order for the entertainment companies to help protect their investments, these companies … Read more

A Study of People and Politics in The Crucible and Citizenfour

Composers represent the ultimate powerlessness of ordinary people through the ways in which they explore the complex and dynamic relationship between people and politics. Arthur Miller’s play “The Crucible” written in a communist fearing period within American history known as the “Red Scare”, aims to reveal the effects of mass hysteria upon society and the … Read more

Social documentary photography

A social issue is a problem that influences a large number of the people within society. It is often a conflicting opinion on the grounds of what is perceived as a morally right. Social issues are affecting the world as we get on with our everyday lives. Photography is a key element within documenting these … Read more

How to Start a Band Right Away

Playing a musical instrument is a great and fulfilling hobby, but it can get even better if you play along with other musicians. The most logical way to do that is to start a band or join an existing one. Your strategy will depend on your own playing experience and the goal you want to … Read more

Discussing The Real Meaning of Free Speech Within College Campuses In the United States.

The number of students demanding protection from distasteful ideas is growing yearly. Some students complain that both racist and oppressive words are being vocalized within their universities. For example, the State Department was required to ban words such as “Islamist”, “jihad” and “caliphate from the panel. Such words were flagged, because they are thought to … Read more

The Analysis of Junot Diaz’s Character

Boldly forthright and bitterly candid, Junot Diaz’s “Drown” forges a sense of community culture that propels the development of several of the work’s major themes, foremost among them the retention of historically accepted implications of masculinity. Whereas subjects such as dissecting the infamous coming of age narrative or examining the futility of the ‘American Dream’ … Read more

Review And Analysis Of “Just Walk On By: A Black Man Ponders His Ability To Alter Public Space” Essay By Brent Staples

While we work to change the tolerance in America, the prejudice response of perceiving black men as criminals, is still a regular occurrence. In his essay, “Just Walk on By: A Black Man Ponders His Ability to Alter Public Space” Brent Staples analyzes the effects he has on those around him and expresses his feelings … Read more

Imagine Dragons Story

Dan Reynolds was born in Las Vegas On July 14, 1987. He was in boy scouts and gained his eagle in 2005. He did missionary when he was 19 and stayed for 2 years. He wrote a song and called it “I bet my life”. He attended the University of Nevada in Las Vegas then … Read more

The Impact of Korean Pop Music in America

“KPOP” changing the society of America Korean pop music, also known as Kpop, is a very popular type of music among Korean and non-korean population. Korea was a poor country because of many invasions from China and Japan, forcing the slow development of the country. Korea’s economy was unstable, until the 80s. Despite the fact … Read more

Interpreting of social problems in Bowling For Columbine And Koyaanisqatsi

Why do people watch documentaries? Probably to obtain information visually. It is needed for documentaries to be informative and interesting to watch at the same time. Two interesting, informative documentaries Bowling for Columbine and Koyaanisqatsi. Yet, they are very different when it comes to conveying messages. Bowling for Columbine reveals problems that are hidden in … Read more

“I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman

The poem “I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman is written in first-person point of view. Whitman writes the poem from his viewpoint using the word “I”. Whitman, as the narrator, hears and observes the hard-working individuals of America as they live their lives, carrying out their everyday responsibilities. We see through the eyes of … Read more

Musical Motifs in ‘Death of a Salesman;

Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman is a deceptively simple play. The simplicity of the play, however, quickly dissolves into a respectful ambiguity through Miller’s ingenious stage directions, nonverbal expressions and, most importantly, his musical design. From the opening notes to their final reprise, the audience is enormously attracted by what Tennessee Williams called the … Read more

What is Motown and what is Soul music? What makes them similar and what makes them different?

What is Motown and what is Soul music? What makes them similar and what makes them different? Motown started in Detroit, Michigan the name is also defined as motor town. Motown played is an important role in the racial integration of popular music as an African American-owned record label that achieved significant crossover success. In … Read more

Ragtime and Female Roles

In the early 1900s, the time period in which the novel Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow takes place, expectations were that women should be submissive, obedient, and dependent upon their husbands. Women were considered weak, fragile, and in need of protection from men. In Ragtime, anarchist Emma Goldman challenges the perceived role of women in their … Read more

The Influence of Reggae Music on British Society

In my paper, I will be critiquing the influence reggae music has had on British society. I will be focusing on the impact that immigrants who arrived from Jamaica during the 1960 and 1970 had on the integration process of black and white communities in Britain. I will predominantly critique the effect that the rise … Read more

The Intertextuality of Carol Ann Duffy’s “Salome”

“Salome” is a poem taken from Carol Ann Duffy’s collection of poems The World’s Wife; most of the poems share a common feature: a historically marginalized narrator retelling the story from personal perspective. Salome’s character originally appeared in the New Testament and over the centuries many novels and paintings focused on Salome and the legend … Read more

Magical Realism in The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World

In “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World,” Gabriel Marquez uses magic realism in the most effective way. Magic realism is the literary technique that applies fantasy to ordinary events. Marquez incorporates magical realism into “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World” to show themes such as isolation, culture, and transformation. This story used magical … Read more

The Postmodern Condition in “The Devil is a Busy Man”

In his short story “The Devil is a Busy Man,” David Foster Wallace asserts that Americans are obsessed with maintaining a facade of sincerity; ironically, this desire to appear sincere is the tragic root of the country’s widespread insincerity. The narrator frets over the perception of the “nice thing [they did] for someone” and laments, … Read more

American Dream Interpretation Through the Prism of Time

In E.L. Doctorow’s novel Ragtime, Tateh and Father avidly pursue the American Dream while possessing contrasting beliefs about their individual visions for freedom, wealth/opportunity, and social mobility. While Father’s nostalgia, archaic ideas for the family structure, and lavish, international explorations dictate his quest for mental fulfillment, Tateh remains true to his socialist values by seeking … Read more

Evelyn Nesbit: From Being Object to Becoming a Subject

From “the Other” towards “the Subject” —A Study of Evelyn Nesbit in Ragtime Abstract The purpose of this paper is two-fold. I will analyze Evelyn Nesbit’s personalities presented in Ragtime as a recreated character that is not lifted straight from the pages of the history books. With the concept “the Other” coined by French feminist … Read more

King of Pop Michael Joe Jackson

King of Pop Michael Joe Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana, on August 29, 1958. Michael was the fifth of Joe and Katherine Jackson’s nine children. The Jackson house was always filled with music. Katherine taught the children folk and religious songs. Joe Jackson worked at a steel plant, had always dreamed of becoming a … Read more

Why the Sounds of Piano Are Crucial to the Play “Hedda Gabler”

In Jane Austen’s Persuasion, Lady Russell convinces Anne not to marry Frederick Wentworth as she finds him unworthy of Anne. Similarly, in Hedda Gabler, Hedda herself conceals her knowledge of and destroys Eilert’s manuscript in order to end his and Thea’s relationship. Involving oneself in other’s affairs can satisfy one’s desire for control. However, this … Read more

An Exploration of Differing Conceptions of Love and Friendship in An Ideal Husband

Love and friendship were major themes for Society Drama during the 1890s. An established ‘stock storyline’ of the period was that of domestic life affected by a predicament, concluding in the reassertion of common ideas: fidelity, duty, forgiveness, etc. Although An Ideal Husband adopts these motifs, it also parodies them through the exaggerated conceptions of … Read more

Subjective Interpretations In As I Lay Dying

One of the central thematic elements of As I Lay Dying is the distinction between fact and interpretation of fact. Clearly, any objective fact can result in a multitude of subjective interpretations because the characters all have individual points of view. Their perspectives of any empirical truth depends upon their prejudices and perceptions; as a … Read more

Themes of ‘Heal the World’

The themes of ‘heal the world’ are love, hope, peace and equality. The song shows its’ hope that the world can be far away from the war in order to achieve human peace, friendship and prosperity. It expresses people’s longing for love and yearning for peace in the world. It hopes the world is full … Read more

Addie Bundren: The Cause Of Family Disintegration

Not only in reality, but also in the fictional world of literature, women have been silenced from time immemorial. This is the case in William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, a novel that details the journey of a family as they travel to bury the deceased matriarch of the family, Addie Bundren. Some critics, like … Read more

1959, The Year That Changed Jazz

The year 1959 was marked a monumental year in American music history. Many American jazz artists made recordings that influenced society profoundly and left a lasting impact that still is present to this day. Musical experimentation during this year is considered the apogee of American jazz achievement, and jazz reached new heights that were characterized … Read more