Scott LaBarge’s essay “Heroes: Why Heroes are Important” is well written because he effectively uses pathos, logos, and karios when explaining heroes to his audience. When something goes wrong or we feel like we cannot continue, we could all use someone to step in and change our situation. Everyone needs a hero. LaBarge gives an excellent example from his high school days; Thoreau inspired him and became his hero. The high school period of one’s life is a difficult period.
Music has always been a part of my life. In definition, it is “vocal or instrumental sounds combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion.” Ever since I was a young child, I have loved music. The strong, steady beats, the entrancing melodies, and the lyrics that vary between heartwarming and heart-wrenching have always had an unexplainable effect on my life. Music seems to have the ability to change certain aspects of my world. Even with my moods, whether it is sad or mad, music will help me get through it.
Music Dream The experiences I have in this field is that I have played an alto saxophone ever since I was in middle school. Also to get where I want to be I attended to cruise a lot making me see what I wanted to do as my dream job which was playing my instrument on a cruise is front of people all over the world. I bounced around playing all type of instrument until I got to the saxophone. When I held that saxophone is my hands I felt like this was the right one for me I loved playing it being able to be the loudest one sometimes in class was awesome but also not to loud for it to be out of sync. I played in the marching band all my high school time and I loved it being able to have friends on the first day of school is awesome you don’t have to seat alone it was like marching was like a big family.
When James was younger his idol for music was Ray Charles (Browne, 2018). This was a major reason he got into music. Starting his career James got into the music scene while he was a in the hospital. James was in and out of the mental hospital when he and his friend Danny Kortchmar wrote and recorded his first songs (Lowe, 2004). This helped him start his music career.
My older brother is the most important person in my life. He supports me no matter what, and tells me to do what I want to do. My brother has heavily influenced my life and who I am now. Without him I wouldn’t be the person I am today. He’s taught me so much throughout the years since he didn’t want me to make the same mistakes as him.
Years went by and I kept watching my big brother as an example: I saw how he treated people with respect, and I saw how he wasn’t afraid to stand up for what he believed. Now that I’m in High School I can see how much courage he must have had everyday to be the brother I always looked up to. Today I notice that I’m in his shoes:
Do you notice what he’s got about improving his mind? He was always great for that” (208). Based on this, the reader can assume that even from a young age Gatsby was always reaching out for success. Due to Gatsby 's desire to attain more he was constantly finding himself trying to achieve more instead of relishing in his accomplishments. Additionally, Gatsby 's constant attempts of obtaining success allows the reader to interpret that Gatsby is somebody who believes in the prosperity of the future, this is shown when
He is now part of one of the most prestigious schools of music, Shaffer Conservatory of Music School. He would practice every day to achieve perfection, to become the best. An afternoon, while practicing, Andrew received a visit from one of the “leading teachers” at school. Observing Andrews he saw a spark, maybe due to his conscious practice, so he invited him to a practice with Mr. Fletcher’s orchestra. It is in the new classroom where Andrew started his journey to a path, I consider to be somehow, not expected to follow.
I have always thought my mom had a beautiful voice and I have always wished I could sing like her. While my mom has a gorgeous voice, my dad makes music fun and exciting. In the car my dad has all of us form an imaginary band. He would always have my brothers play the imaginary base and guitar and he would play the imaginary drums. My father always “gave” me the imaginary microphone and we would all sing our hearts out and play our
I learned how to control myself and make the most of what I had. Coach really filled in big in my life and he became the best father figure anyone could ask for. I learned that life can be very complicated but no matter how many times it knocks you down you can always get up and accomplish a lot. Before coach I didn’t really think I could go to college but thanks to him my mind set changed. He taught me that I can accomplish anything I set my mind on and more.