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  • 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
  • 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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    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Monika
  • True Coldplay

    True Coldplay

    True Coldplay One Particular Quartet from the United Kingdom has transformed themselves into a musical power far too big for the confines of Great Britain but was rather destine for America, “the land of opportunity” where they grew into a world power in the music industry. No, this is not the Beatles, but rather a group of four members currently sweeping the nation and the world with haunting falsetto’s and piano lines provided by front

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Truman Review

    Truman Review

    Philosophy 230 FILM REVIEW: TRUMAN SHOW The entire film, The Truman Show, is a very unique film is numerous forms. First of all, the whole story sequence gives you an unusual twist from the start. Jim Carey plays Truman Burbank who he thinks is a regular guy in a regular world, however it turns out that Truman is the star of a TV show. Truman knows unusual things happen to him but he doesn’t connect

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    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Tubuh Dan Jiwa Baru Ala Telkom

    Tubuh Dan Jiwa Baru Ala Telkom

    Tubuh dan Jiwa Baru Ala Telkom Di era modern yang diliputi dengan kemajuan teknologi yang begitu cepat, membuat beberapa perusahaan melakukan transformasi bisnis di tubuh perusahaannya dengan tujuan untuk memperoleh manfaat seperti menciptakan daya tahan dan daya saing yang lebih besar, meningkatkan kemampuan organisasi agar memiliki daya dukung yang lebih kuat, menciptakan nilai dan penghasilan finansial yang lebih besar, serta berpeluang lebih besar menjadi perusahaan yang bertaraf dunia. Transformasi bisnis itu sendiri adalah seluruh proses

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    Submitted: May 6, 2011 By: ireneputri
  • Tupac Resurrection

    Tupac Resurrection

    Pieced together seven years after his death through an array of sound bites from conversations, interviews, and recorded thoughts, Tupac: Resurrection successfully separates “2Pac,” entertainer extraordinaire from Tupac Amaru Shakur, son of Afeni Shakur. Far from the typical superficial fare of documentaries, Tupac: Resurrection is presented in a very deeply earnest matter-of-fact style. As such, it occupies a unique place in the realm of documentaries and is presented in more of a candid autobiographical style.

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Mike
  • Tupac Shakur

    Tupac Shakur

    Tupac Shakur was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1971. He was born in the ghetto and his mother was Afeni Shakur. Afeni was a black panther. She had tried to have many children prior to the birth of Tupac but always had miscarriages. However, when Tupac was born, she knew something was special about him. She seemed to feel a different type of spirit in Tupac than anyone she had ever met. She

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Max
  • Tupac Shakur

    Tupac Shakur

    Tupac Shakur What is a thug? Many people consider a thug to be some big gangster- who sells drugs, has been in trouble with the law, is rebellious, etc. According to Tupac Shakur, the term “thug” means the underdog, not a criminal or someone who is going to hit you over the head in the street- as the media portrays the word (Shakur 122). Even though the images of some rappers seem to send the

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Tupac Shakur and Wallace

    Tupac Shakur and Wallace

    Shakur and Wallace are known as two of the greatest rap artists of all time. Both of these men were murdered in the past 6 years. After the death of Shakur, there was a lot of controversy about who had killed him and if he was really dead or not. He was killed in 1996 so the talk had stopped for many years until last month. Before I get into the new findings, I’ll give

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Tupac Shakur Biography

    Tupac Shakur Biography

    Tupac Shakur 1971-1996 Born: June 16, 1971 in New York, New York, United States Died: September 13, 1996 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Ethnicity: African American Occupation: Rap Musician, Musician, Actor "Don't shed a tear for me ... / I ain't happy here / I hope they bury me and send me to my rest / Headlines readin' murdered to death."--from "If I Die Tonight" on Me against the World (1995) BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY With

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Top
  • Tupac Shakur: Dead or Still Breathing?

    Tupac Shakur: Dead or Still Breathing?

    Tupac Shakur: Dead or Still Breathing? In the same fashion that Elvis defined Rock ‘n’ Roll; Tupac Shakur defined the hip-hop music scene, as we know it today. What made Tupac (also known as 2Pac, or Makaveli) so special were his enormous talent, his on screen friendly looks, and the sense that he was “real” and talked the talk, while walking the walk. Tupac was born on June 16, 1971, Tupac Amaru Shakur. He

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    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Turlough O’ Carolan, Irish Music

    Turlough O’ Carolan, Irish Music

    Irish Music Turlough O’ Carolan (1670 –1738) An exploration of his inspirational sources, musical style and unique contribution to Irish music. Introduction Turlough O’ Carolan has as a composer, poet and musician contributed to Irish music in a unique way. I am going to explore his musical influences and style and his inspirational sources, and show how Carolan’s music has continued to shape Irish music both during his lifetime, throughout history and in recent times.

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Monika

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