Name heard it. And it is repeated many times to prove the point that it is a common question for all different types of musicians. In Joel’s speech, he uses antithesis to show contrasting views and ideas. “Perhaps it is mainly because musicians want to be the loud voice so many quiet hearts.” He is contrasting the loud voice with quiet hearts to emphasize his point about musicians. Another example of antithesis is “But people who don 't have this ability still need to find a way to give a voice to what they 're thinking and feeling, to find something that connects them with others.” He is making a contrast between musicians that can express their feelings through music and the non musicians who can not but still have the need to find something that they can relate to.
There are many times humans act differently because of someone else. The outlooks of human behaviors depend on the negative or positive influences that surround a person. People act the way they are because of the external forces that affect them. Likewise throughout history, many authors and poets create their work of literatures based on the external forces. Often times, the message that these authors and poets reveals not only has universal themes, but also can connect to people’s life stories.
Hip-hop has gone through many changes that some people do not agree or identify with. It has impacted a lot of things in the world from fashion to politics. Hip hop music has been used as a means to create songs that deliver somewhat negatives messages such as sex, drugs, and violence “The Message by Grandmaster Flash”, and “F**k the Police” by N.W.A”. It has also been used to advocate more positive messages. Despite the violence hip hop perpetuate it also has a big impact in our culture
Throughout the book, “Love is a Mix Tape” the author, Rob Sheffield proves that there are many values of music beyond entertainment, and you can find some of the values that music has beyond entertainment just by reading the book. Rob learns many of these values indirectly by what happens to him throughout his life, and in this book. The main values that he brought up were that music does not just entertain people. It can cause many different emotions, many new friendships to occur, many new relationships form, and it can bring back many memories from the past. Music can cause someone to feel happy, and at the same time it has the power to make someone extremely somber.
This song shows many examples of diction It uses diction to express the writers heartbreak when his love does not care for him as he cares for her. The tone is bitter and heartbreaking. He says in the chorus that he would do dangerous things such as catching a grenade, jumping in front of a train, and taking a bullet to the brain for her. He says that he would die for her, but she wouldn 't do the same. He uses these metaphors to show the lengths he would go for her, and then tells that she doesn 't.
Hip-hop is an influential form of music that displays an artist’s honest and revealing story that many of the general public can relate to. One of the many songs that I can relate to is “Love Yourz” written by J Cole. The song talks about how Cole reflects on the most important things in life such as love and happiness. He realizes that the money and fame didn’t bring him the happiness he desired. To gain true happiness, he needed to appreciate himself and those that love him.
You should lift them up and provide to them someone who will be there for support. If the whole world could understand this basic concept of how to treat one another, imagine how much better this world would be. Finally, my reason in choosing this song is that it provides reality within a song that applies to not only the U.S. but the whole world. It also provides support to those who aren’t as fortunate as others and those who are going through hard times in their lives. Lupe Fiasco uses motivational and inspirational phrases throughout his song that motivate me to keep fighting through struggle and pain because in the end it’s worth it.
In contrast, when he was at the Norfolk Prison Colony, “I was so fascinated that I went on – I copied the dictionary’s next page. And the same experience came when I studied that.” This quote shows that Malcolm X was ambitious in reforming himself and has a thirst for knowledge. A comparison of Malcolm X and Jack Henry Abbott shows that they have common motifs such as change, dehumanization, and corruption. The difference is their experience with each of the motifs. To summarize, they both had many similarities, but the main difference was how they faced their adversities.
Much of this relevancy is due to the fact the author writes about ideas of which people relate. One of those relatable ideas is desire. Desire can change people, and lead them down the wrong road. Throughout, The Great Gatsby characters make life altering decisions simply because of what the want in life. The book can interpreted many different ways as to what it is trying to portray to
In today`s culture, there are stereotypes in every setting, especially music. Stereotypes are ideas or images of something of what it is supposed to be depending the current culture. Music is everywhere and some people believe that the music we listen to, define who we are. This could be true but it is also unfair to assume we know somebody based on the music they are associated with. You can stereotype music based on a song or a whole genre.
In the novel, Mariatu says things to people that provide important information to the story. Mariatu is talking to the two rebel boys right before they chop off her hands. Mariatu is begging to the two rebels to just kill her instead of making her suffer. Mariatu exclaims, “If you are going to chop off my hands, please just kill me now” (Kamara/McClelland 40). After reading the passage, it is clear to the audience that Mariatu is extremely nervous to get her hand cut off.