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    Analysis of the song “American Pie”, by Don McLean The song “American Pie”, by Don McLean, was a major rock-and-roll hit in 1971. McLean portrays famous rock-and-roll singer and songwriter Buddy Holly, who died in a plane crash in 1961 by using many rhetorical strategies. The different possible interpretations of this song made it one of the most controversial songs from the 1970’s. Don McLean was a famous singer/songwriter who was popular in the 1970’s. His music is mostly classified into

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    An Analysis of “American Pie”

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    impressionistic ballad by Don Mclean which features unique and intriguing lyrics. It has imaginative changes in tempo, vocal delivery and instrumentation, and imparts a wide range of emotions ranging from pure joy, to melancholy and despair. The song takes the listener on an autobiographical journey through the turbulent 1960’s with references to the events that shaped the era. Don Mclean was enshrined in the Songwriters’ Hall of Fame in 2004 for his work on “American Pie” (Don McLean: Songwriters Hall

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    American Pie

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    continues to be popular with all age groups. Don McLean accomplishes this task through using the context of the time period, placement of words, the words themselves, the punctuation and grammar, the rhythms, and many other facets involved. Because of this, the people of a nation and even the world are influenced. One major concept needed in order to understand any song thoroughly is to comprehend the period in which it was recorded and released. Don McLean released the song, “American Pie,” in 1971

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    American Pie

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    "American Pie" by Don McLean, is a very interesting song. After listening to the lyrics and the song itself, there is a meaning to this song. Each line of the lyrics has a special meaning to what Don McLean wanted to say, but in his own special way. If one was to look at each lyrics one by one, they will be able to find out the big picture of the whole song. It tells a story of Mclean's favorite performers, Buddy HOlly. American Pie was rumoured to be the name of the plane that BUddy Holly died in

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    Book Summary Part One: My Personal Life As God in the Marketplace begins, the authors go straight to the heart of the relationship between the believer and God. This first chapter focuses in on questions about one’s personal life and how it impacts both the professional and spiritual realm. Personal decisions and responsibility often dictate the success and witness of business people, but frequently go unaddressed. First, the chapter sets the foundation by explaining what Christian business

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    Don is an Indian action thriller movie, which was released in India on April 20th 1978. The movie is directed by Chandra Barot, produced by Nariman A. Irani and written by Salim-Javed. The lead roles in this film are Amitabh Bachchan (Don/Vijay), Zeenat Aman (Roma), Pran (Jasjit/J.J), Helen (Kamini) and Iftekhar (DSP). The music composer of this film is Kalyanji Anandji. The film included five songs that were sung by various playback singers, such as, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle

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    The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

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    Sylvia Plath Research Paper Title The Bell Jar "place[s] [the] turbulent months[of an adolescent’s life] in[to] mature perspective" (Hall, 30). In The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath uses parallelism, stream of consciousness, the motif of renewal and rebirth, symbolism of the boundary-driven entrapped mentally ill, and auto-biographical details to epitomize the mental downfall of protagonist, Esther Greenwood. Plath also explores the idea of how grave these timeless and poignant issues can affect a fragile

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    The Bell Jar

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    The Bell Jar People's lives are shaped through their success and failure in their personal relationships with each other. The author Sylvia Plath demonstrates this in the novel, The Bell Jar. This is the direct result of the loss of support from a loved one, the lack of support and encouragement, and lack of self confidence and insecurity in Esther's life in the The Bell Jar. It was shaped through her success and failures in her personal relationships between others and herself. Through life

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    Both The Go Between and The Bell Jar’s protagonists’ can be considered to be characterised as being alienated within their stories, this is due to their isolation and withdrawal from the societies that the novels centre around. Sylvia Plath’s "The Bell Jar" is a novel about a young woman's descent into depression during the summer of 1953, the protagonist Esther can be considered as alienated due to not being able to escape "the bell jar" that has trapped her with her own "sour air." L.P. Hartley’s

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    The book “The Bell Jar” by Silvia Plath was different from other books assigned through-out my time at high school. Most of the other books, including for example “Of Mice and Men”, Lord of the Flies”, and “The Heart of darkness” were stories about mostly men and how they all turned against each other in some way and acted like animals instead of humans, and in the end of all of them someone dies. The book “The Bell Jar” though is without a doubt my favorite so far because it is about a female and

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