Alfred

The Love Song of J Alfred Proofrock

This poem, the earliest of Eliot’s major works, was completed in 1910 or 1911 but not published until 1915. It is an examination of the tortured psyche of the prototypical modern man–overeducated, eloquent, neurotic, and emotionally stilted. Prufrock, the poem’s speaker, seems to be addressing a potential lover, with whom he would like to “force […]

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The Song of Roland

Inferno is about Dante being led through the circles of hell by the Virgil. Within each circle, he is taken through the stages, which begin from that of punishment of the inhabitants. They are punished of the sins they are most guilty of. Dante’s Satan is portrayed to be ugly and impotent. He is trapped […]

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“Song of Solomon” by Toni Morrison

Song of Solomon is a social commentary on racism and its negative effects in the society, abandonment and a journey of self discovery. Morrison, through the journey that Milkman undertakes, is able to make her audience examine racial relations in the American society. Song of Solomon is a tale of racial injustices and an epic […]

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Heartache- Kids In The Way

This song is about someone dying then becoming alive again. A lot like reincarnation, but not becoming a different creature or plant. Just the soul of the body, like their ghost. They came back to life and looking back on their life and what mistakes they have made. “You rose from the ashes” The ghost […]

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Better People: A Song Analysis of Teen Culture

The song, “Better People” by Xavier Rudd is a song that speaks to people of all ages. It exemplifies a large part of the culture the world lives in, including aspects of teenage culture that are not normally considered. Though there are countless songs, music videos, movies, advertisements, etc. that advertise the “sex, drugs, partying […]

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Drops of Jupiter by Train

Drops of Jupiter released by American rock band Train in 2001 has a lot of relevance to journeys spread throughout the lyrics. Although with no real direct points to what kind of a journey it relates to, as certain parts of the song can symbolise a journey of the emotional, physical, imaginative or even spiritual […]

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Bahamian song

Write about a recent Bahamian song. Summarize briefly what the song is about. Then asses and analyze the song, explicating its meaning for someone who does not understand it. You can write about any images, figures or other techniques the song uses to convey meaning to an audience. Bahamians have expressed their talents and manifested […]

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Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds by The Beetle

The text I have been studying were the song lyrics from: Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds by The Beetles. It was picked because the lyrics were nonsensical. It is about being taken to a fantasy world where you see wondrous things such as “rocking horse people with marshmallow pies” and “plasticine porters with looking […]

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I’ll make a man out of you

We began our workshop by talking and discussing in our groups the explorative strategies to enhance our understanding in our drama piece. We started off by looking at the Recruitment posters from WW1. Song: “I’ll make a man out of you” ” Oh what a lovely War”. From this discussion we learnt about the factors […]

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Beasts of England

‘Beasts of England’ is the song that Old Major hears in his dream and which he teaches to the rest of the animals during the fateful meeting in the barn three days before his death. It is based on the communist anthem ‘Internationale’ which is another similarity between animalism and communism and like the communist […]

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Grapes of Wrath

Woody Guthrie somewhat satirically claims that we share the land in his song, “This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land” – however I do not believe that to be entirely true. Firstly I believe, that land isn’t quite a tangible object for purchase, it really doesn’t make sense to me at all […]

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Analyse the appeal of a specific pop video

The video that I am going to analyse is Stole by Kelly Rowland, I chose to analyse this particular video because I feel that it has a very negative view to be put across, which is the truth. If you listen to the lyrics of the song, they are sad and heart-rending; however they do […]

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Lily Allen – The Littlest Things

When deciding on what song to choose for our music video we choose various different artists that were very similar in their style of music. The group’s final decision on what song to use for our music video was, ‘Dry your eyes’ by The Streets. We had to research other artist’s music videos to find […]

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Drama Presented to Others

After getting into our own groups of 5-6 people, each group was given a set of lyrics from a particular song. Our group got a song called ‘Martha’. We were told to read through it and decide what the song was about. Basically, our song was about a man called ‘Tom’ in love with a […]

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Turning Back

As I wander through the aisles of the lively and busy metropolis, I come to see and witness the highlands of avalanches, the oozing chocolaty color of the river banks, feel the breeze of every smoggy morning, listen to the music and beats played by car horns at a heavy traffic, and watch over fast […]

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Comparison of Harakiri and Butterfly

‘Harakiri’ and ‘Butterfly’ are both songs that display a prominent eco-friendly message, inspiring their target audience of teenagers and young adults, who feel that they have the energy and motivation to make a difference to the world, and save the environment. They both discuss the repercussions of harming the environment in their own unique ways. […]

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Real Gone by Sheryl Crow

The song ‘Real Gone’ by Sheryl Crow is one of my favorite songs. It is the opening sound track for the animated film Disney/Pixar’s ‘Cars’ (2006). This is upbeaten country side music and with a catchy soft-rock touch. It is the theme song of the movie. Sheryl’s voice was best suit for the song. Sheryl […]

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Lyrics Analysis of Rage Against the Machine’s Down Rodeo

The musically vibrant, aggressive, and ever-raging socio-political quartet comprised of Zack Dela Rocha, Tom Morello, Tim Commerford, and Brad Wilk is known as a force of heavy music and even heavier lyrics. The themes of their social and political views through song have spanned from stressing inequality among levels of society and communities to emphasize […]

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Songs – 511 words – College Essay

There are two songs that are both very reminiscent of a soviet past, and in this article we’re going to compare and contrast them. Those songs are Born in the USSR and Made in the USSR. Generally these songs are both talking about having been born and raised in the USSR, but the two songs […]

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The Social Context of Pink’s Song, Stupid Girls

The things which surround people are the things which would naturally influence them. As what the famous Albert Bandura theorized, there are things which a person is influenced under because he or she is able to feel it, see it, and hear it (cited in Boeree, 2006). Because of the things that a person grows […]

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Psychology and Song of Love

The song that is analyzed in this paper is entitled Two Less Lonely People in the World originally sung by Air Supply. This is a song which relates to psychological theories related to love and is a good source of discussion to expand insights on the topic. First, one of the theories of Zick Rubin […]

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Tracy Chapman – Fast Car

In Tracy Chapman’s song “fast car”, the speaker deals with her reality and longs for a better life situation. By using the metaphor “fast car”, she wants to describe an incisive moment in her life. The woman supports this with words which are associated with this conveyance and talks about the escape from her old, […]

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