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  • Physical Purity To The Song
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    Tori Amos is an unabashedly truthful songwriter and singer who builds her lyrics on personal experiences, uncertainties concerning religion and faith, and an undying desire to get in touch with her inner self. Amos's ong "Cooling" is a biography of one woman's life from childhood to death, and ultimately the heroic journey for purity. The first stanza of "Cooling" begins with Amos referring to the death of Speed Racer, a cartoon character. This image is essential in creating a childlike innocenc...
  • Handicapped Person's Eyes
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    My Eyes Bringing Desire to Christina's World: Dependency and Hope in the World of a Handicap "I can't take my eyes off of you". is repeated many times in the song "The Blower's daughter", which means quite a bit. With the poem and to the painting, the song expresses the feeling in both of the eyes of a handicap person and in the eyes of another person who loves them. Handicapped people require all the attention in the world, and even when they aren't being attended to, someone is thinking about ...
  • Michael And Gretta
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    The Dead's Effect From Beyond the Grave It is known that many times people have their greatest effect on the living after they have passed away. In the story The Dead, by James Joyce, it is clearly seen that Michael Furey, the ex-boyfriend of Gretta, has his greatest effect on Gretta from beyond the grave. Death shows man's greatest flaw and when people have a close brush with it, they are forced to come to the reality that they, too, will someday die. The realization that death is approaching y...
  • Five Different Song Lyrics Of My Generation
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    The Music of Generation X Since the beginning of time the human beings have adored the soothing sounds of music. Music has affected the way people have behaved and dressed throughout different periods of time. Different groups have been formed based upon their preference in music. Take for an example in the music of my generation, Generation X, there are several different groups oriented by music. In Generation X punks, gangs, alternative people, ravers, hippies, and pop rockers have all been la...
  • Washers Troubles From Worrisome To Life
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    "When I fall" is a lyrical song written by Steven Page and Ed Robertson of the Barenaked Ladies. It is about a window washer who is at a critical moment in his life. The song is structured in such a way that a progression and transformation is seen in the window washers troubles from worrisome to life threatening. The window washer is the persona of the poem, and in the first stanza he expresses a fear. He is somewhere he doesn't want to be and is scared. This is followed by the chorus of the so...
  • Tori Amos
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    Tori Amos, Goddess of Rock and Roll, and the piano. The girl who has been through so much, but still lives to tell about it and share all of her life experiences through her songs. Her life is almost like a song itself, with all of the trials and tribulations one can imagine. Amos, who was born in Newton, North Carolina on August 22nd, 1963 wasn't originally called Tori. Her given name was Myra Ellen. The change of her name came later in her career. Right from the beginning, her talents on the p...
  • Rapper Too Short And His Song Gettin
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    Life's Too Short Often times when the normal parent or upstanding citizen turns on the TV and sees a young black man rapping about the hood they are usually turned off. Stereotypes come in to play and the channel is switched without even considering what message that human being is trying to convey. When listening to rapper Too Short and his song 'Gettin it', you here a lot of stereotypes being defied. The song is about getting out of the hood and making a good life for yourself. Most of society...
  • Representative Of Sally's Attitude To Life
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    'Life is a cabaret... ' Do the events of the film support this view of Sally? Sally's powerful closing song, in which she asserts that 'life is a cabaret', indicates her decision to turn away from reality. She chooses the world of the cabaret as a way forward in life over her real relationships with Brian or her father. The song's call to a frivolous life stands in stark contrast to the events portrayed in the film. Sally is characteristically ignorant of the fact that Berlin may be in any kind ...
  • Denotative Meaning Brad
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    Sublime's failure in Happiness To fully understand Sublime and the meanings of their songs a bit of background information must be presented so that full comprehension of their tribulations will be understood. With a band name of Sublime you would think that the pursuit of happiness for these creative minds has been found. Unfortunately this is not the case, as the members of this renowned group stumble through alcoholism, drug abuse and a longing for Sublime. This is apparent as Brad the lead s...
  • Poet's Relationship With Nature
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    Introduction: Song of Myself is a vision of the symbolic "I" enraptured by senses, vicariously embracing all people and places. ("I" is universal, a part of the Divine) Song of myself is not only a voice, then; it is a voice that cannot stop singing, delighted with its own fullness, plunging into its unuttered future. The poems' present tense is so reckless and hurried ("I speak at every hazard... without check") that is seems to have no past, no memory; this is to say, the poem is not about any...

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