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  • Tin Pan Alley

    Tin Pan Alley

    Tin Pan Alley was the name given to the collection of New York City-centered music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States in the late 19th century and early 20th century.The start of Tin Pan Alley is usually dated to about 1885, when a number of music publishers set up shop in the same district of Manhattan.Tin Pan Alley was originally a specific place, West 28th Street between Broadway and

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    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Mike
  • Tin Pan Alley

    Tin Pan Alley

    Tin Pan Alley The 1920s was the beginning of a decade of change in the American arts. Jazz, along with such inventions as the phonograph, radio and sound movies, transformed the music industry. By the end of the decade, 40% of all Americans had radios in their homes. Not surprisingly, 58% of households in New York City owned a radio. New York became the center of the music world, and at the center of

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Title Vii of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Title Vii of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 -Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 USC 2000e, makes it unlawful for an employer to hire or discharge any individual, or otherwise to discriminate against any individual with respect to his/her compensation, terms, conditions or privileges of employment, because of an individual's race, color, religion, sex or national origin. This covers hiring, firing, promotions and all workplace conduct. - In general, an

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    Submitted: April 21, 2011 By:
  • Tivo

    Tivo

    Tivo is a digital recorder that automatically finds and records up to three hundred hours of television programming, without any hassle of videotapes. Our group chose Tivo as our product, because it is something that appeals to audiences who have a very busy lifestyle. Considering that most students at George Mason have a either a part time or full time job and go to school, it is difficult to catch a show or movie that

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: regina
  • To Greek or Not to Greek

    To Greek or Not to Greek

    To Greek or not to Greek The movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding demonstrates the stark differences that are evident between two radically different cultures. On one hand, there is the Portokalos family who are a very traditional Greek family with greek values and traditions. The other side brings the Miller family, who are representative of a WASP (White Anglo-Saxon Protestant) family with conservative outlook. This is the inherent difficulty between the two cultures, which

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    Submitted: December 5, 2016 By: strub77
  • To Kill a Mocking Bird

    To Kill a Mocking Bird

    A mockingbird is a harmless bird that makes the world more pleasant. In To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the mockingbird symbolizes Boo Radley and Tom Robinson, who were both peaceful people who never did any harm. To kill or harm them would be a sin. Scout's father, Atticus, tells Scout and Jem, "I'd rather you shoot at tin cans in the backyard, but I know you'll go after birds. Shoot all the blue

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    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Jon
  • To Kill a Mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    “To Kill A Mockingbird” After watching To Kill A Mockingbird, the characters I see the author trying to teach me through is Atticus Finch, Scout and Jem, and Arthur “Boo” Radley. To begin, Atticus Finch has experienced and understood evil throughout his life. He has been confronted with prejudice and racism, but has not lost his faith in the human capacity for goodness. Atticus understands from his own experiences and reflection that most people have

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    Submitted: May 23, 2010 By: Fatih
  • To Kill a Mockingbird: Scene Analysis

    To Kill a Mockingbird: Scene Analysis

    An important scene found in the movie To Kill A Mockingbird is a scene concerning Mr. Tate recoiling upon the outcaste, Boo Radley, and unraveling a new perception of friendship. Atticus Finch (played by Gregory Peck), his daughter Jean-Louise Finch, also known as Scout (played by Mary Badham), and Boo Radley (played by Robert Duvall) all play an important role in the scene. As scout relates what had happened, she notices a man in

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Vika
  • To Sir with Love: Discourses, Positions and Relationships

    To Sir with Love: Discourses, Positions and Relationships

    Research Paper Identify and discuss professional issues in education evident in a film or a piece of young people’s literature in which a teacher plays a fairly cental role. This essay will critically analyse the discourses, positions and relationships, as well as certain individuals habitus’ (after Bourdieu and Wacquant, 1992, cited in Gale & Densmore, 2000), which influence the classroom of Mark Thackeray (Sidney Potier) in the film To Sir with Love (Clavell, 1966). Via

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Artur
  • To What Extent Are Children in Need Singles More Concerned with Fundraising Than Musical Aesthetic?

    To What Extent Are Children in Need Singles More Concerned with Fundraising Than Musical Aesthetic?

    To what extent are Children In Need singles more concerned with fundraising than musical aesthetic? In this essay, I will look at two of the most recent Children in Need (CIN) songs: ‘Take Me Home’ by Jess Glynne, and a cover of Avicii’s ‘Wake Me Up’ performed by Gareth Malone’s All Star Choir. I will consider the musical composition of the songs, plus consider the different approaches to marketing and fundraising. Ultimately I will try

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    Submitted: November 8, 2016 By: davoeg
  • To What Extent Do the Conventions and Codes of Film Noir Used in Double Indemnity Reflect the Social, Economic and Cultural Content of the Period?

    To What Extent Do the Conventions and Codes of Film Noir Used in Double Indemnity Reflect the Social, Economic and Cultural Content of the Period?

    Double indemnity was made just after the war, during a period of time where men felt insecure, as women had become more powerful and independent. This is represented in the film by a negative portrayal of Phyllis. A common type of woman featuring in noir films is the femme fatale, which challenges the most traditional role of the woman and the nuclear family. She refuses to play the role of devoted wife and loving mother

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    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Max
  • Today’s Society in a Song

    Today’s Society in a Song

    People have been writing songs about how they view the world for generations. For generations these songs have shaped how we view society, or at least have influenced others to influence society and those around them. The band The Black Eyed Peas are no different in the songs that they produce. Most of their songs make people analyze themselves and their surroundings, such as who really is running the country, the person they sit next

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    Submitted: May 28, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Tommy Boy

    Tommy Boy

    Name Of Movie: Tommy Boy Main Characters: Chris Farley: Tommy, David Spade: Richard Type Of Movie: Comedy Running Time: 1 hr 38 min A) There is a scene at which Tommy and Richard are setting out on their first great sales trip. The camera is set at the back of the car as it drives away. This is a long shot because you can see everything that you would regularly see if you were actually

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    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Victor
  • Tommy: The Album Vs. The Movie

    Tommy: The Album Vs. The Movie

    Tommy the album was a groundbreaking record put out by The Who in 1969. It was groundbreaking because it was a concept album that was dubbed the first “rock opera” which followed the story of a deaf dumb and blind man from childhood to adulthood. His life is met with many strange occurrences from being shocked as a small child into a psychosomatic state, becoming a master of all things pinball and finally becoming a

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    Submitted: March 31, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Tone Evaluation of Two Romeo and Juliet Films

    Tone Evaluation of Two Romeo and Juliet Films

    Tone Evaluation of Two Romeo and Juliet Films With the use of costuming, lighting, and music, the romantic tone of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is less effectively portrayed in Franco Zeffirelli’s film but is portrayed more effectively in Baz Luhrmann’s film. Although Zeffirelli’s use of costuming conveys a somewhat romantic tone, Luhrmann’s use of costuming better conveys the romantic tone. In Zeffirelli’s film, Romeo is costumed in dark party clothes in the style of

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    Submitted: September 20, 2017 By: JDinkel
  • Tony Montana

    Tony Montana

    TONY MONTANA Antonio "Tony" Montana is a fictional character in the Brian DePalma film Scarface and the video game Scarface: The World Is Yours, portrayed by Al Pacino. Oliver Stone came up with the name by combining the last name of his then-favorite football player (Joe Montana) and the first name from the main character of the 1932 film version, played by Paul Muni. Tony Montana shows up in Miami from his native Cuba on

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Victor
  • Tool

    Tool

    For years rock music has had the label of being the senseless rants of angry white people. Most people who do not take the time to really listen to the lyrics of these songs pass them off as songs about hate, drugs or the troubles the artist has had in the past. The truth could not be farther from this. Many of the songs written by today’s top rock groups are songs with deep seeded

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Max
  • Top 50 Albums

    Top 50 Albums

    1 The Velvet Underground and Nico The Velvet Underground and Nico (1967) Though it sold poorly on its initial release, this has since become arguably the most influential rock album of all time. The first art-rock album, it merges dreamy, druggy balladry ('Sunday Morning') with raw and uncompromising sonic experimentation ('Venus in Furs'), and is famously clothed in that Andy Warhol-designed 'banana' sleeve. Lou Reed's lyrics depicted a Warholian New York demi-monde where hard drugs

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Torrance Vs. Torrance - a Technical Essay on Stanley Kubrick’s “the Shining”

    Torrance Vs. Torrance - a Technical Essay on Stanley Kubrick’s “the Shining”

    Torrance Vs. Torrance: A technical essay on Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining” Every human, at some point in their life, experiences psychological and emotional conflicts within them and are forced to make a decision. In Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining”, the main character, Jack Torrance is both the protagonist and the antagonist. Throughout the film, two sides of Jack’s own consciousness are in a constant battle against each other. The first side is an artist, a father,

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    Submitted: April 28, 2010 By: Anna
  • Traditional Music Vs International Music

    Traditional Music Vs International Music

    Music is one thing , in this world , which nobody hates. A person may not like to hear music always, but he will definitely not hate music. This is the reason, there are many different types of music in the world today. Music can be played in many ways, one can play with strings, sticks, or just a humming. In olden days music has a very good medicinal importance. A pregnant woman , who

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Artur
  • Traditional Music Vs International Music

    Traditional Music Vs International Music

    Music is one thing , in this world , which nobody hates. A person may not like to hear music always, but he will definitely not hate music. This is the reason, there are many different types of music in the world today. Music can be played in many ways, one can play with strings, sticks, or just a humming. In olden days music has a very good medicinal importance. A pregnant woman , who

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    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Tragically Overlooked

    Tragically Overlooked

    For many Canadians, their personal preferences in music are heavily influenced by popular music from the United States. The converse, however, is rarely true and as a result, it is not uncommon for extremely popular Canadian bands to struggle to find commercial success south of the border. One of the most notable bands to be stricken by this unfortunate occurrence is The Tragically Hip. Comprised of Gord Downie, Rob Baker, Johnny Fay, Gord Sinclair and

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    Submitted: May 20, 2010 By: regina
  • Training Day

    Training Day

    Training Day “In the state of nature the man lives a war on all against all. The man is a wolf for the man.” Thomas Hobbes. The movie talks about the inner streets conflicts each day in the U.S, a war between residents, drug dealers and the people who tries to protect from the other. In the movie this war has a principal character, one member of L.A.P.D. Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris, a 13 year

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Steve
  • Trainspotting

    Trainspotting

    Trainspotting “Over the years, heroin and addiction have provided the subject matter for more than a few noteworthy films.” The cult film Trainspotting, based on Irvine Welsh’s book of the same title, offers an attractive case study as it represents a wide view of British youth culture by considering a large number of issues such as the critiques of consumerism, Thatcherism, class stratification and gender identities. The film portrays the lifestyle of a group of

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Transitions to Early Swing Jazz

    Transitions to Early Swing Jazz

    Transitions to Early Swing Jazz There have been many different transitional periods in jazz history but no more as dramatic and unique as the change in the sound, the popularity, and the formation of early swing bands. These early bands first took shape out of period in jazz history called small combo jazz. This period of jazz his can be characterized for its use of collective and solo improvisation, a smoother rhythm, the use of

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Monika
  • Trial

    Trial

    Procter & Gamble Co. is scrambling to put out an Internet wildfire over the safety of its new Pampers diapers, a crucial brand that accounts for about 11% of the company's revenue. Some mothers who blame the reengineered diapers for causing rashes, even "chemical burns," have started a Facebook page to detail their claims and press P&G to reverse course. The claims quickly gained traction, leading this month to a lawsuit and inquiries by product-safety

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    Submitted: April 27, 2011 By: izzy
  • Tristano's Music

    Tristano's Music

    Tristano's Music These three visionary artists offered music to the small public. Byzantine melodci lines, attenuated rhythms, acerbic harmonies. Thelonious Monk, the most admired Jazz composer ofthe postwar ear wrote only single chorus instrumental Melodies while the extended oks of such later players as john coltrane and Ornette Coleman are unrelated to the classical music tradition. Blind virtuoso focused on omplex linear improvisation that utilized polyrhythmic and poly tonal concepts. Using only a relatively few

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: regina
  • Troy

    Troy

    I reviewed the movie Troy (theater version), directed and produced by Wolfgang Peterson from January 19-22, 2008. The film is about the Trojan War, as described in Homer’s Iliad and other Greek myths. The Trojan War was considered the most critical event in the early history of ancient Greece. According to ancient reports, the Trojan War was started by a conflict between three of the leading goddesses. Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite held a contest to

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Yan
  • Troy

    Troy

    Troy Throughout time, men have waged war. Some for power, some for honor, and some for love. These attributes are emphasized in the movie “Troy.” Released in May 14, 2004, and directed by Wolfgang Petersen and inspired from Homer’s great epic, the Iliad. This movie tells the story of the passion of two of history's most legendary lovers, Paris, Prince of Troy (ORLANDO BLOOM) and Helen (DIANE KRUGER), Queen of Sparta, ignites a war that

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Yan
  • Troy

    Troy

    For centuries, the story of the Trojan War has been told- Many battles were fought over a woman. In the end, a gigantic wooden horse was rolled into Troy, not as a peace offering, but as a form of sneak attack. That should be the end of it, right? Wrong. What people don’t realize is that this battle was neither short lived or easily won. Many men lost their lives protecting the people they loved,

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    Essay Length: 941 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Monika

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