Spear Essays

  • Britney Spears

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    Proposal: Britney Spears In this essay I plan to describe a very talented and successful singer named Britney Spears. Britney is from McComb, Mississippi. I will be discussing certain aspects of Britney’s life and some of her many accomplishments. Britney Spears “More than any other single artist, Britney Spears was the driving force behind the return of teen pop in the late '90s… Spears didn't just become a star --she was a bona fide pop phenomenon” (Huey 16). This is usually what critics say

  • Britney Spears

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    from newborns to death and some live on well after. The specimens that I find an interest in are the young ones that enter into this society not knowing well that their lives will never be the same. Britney Spears was just another victim of the society that brings into their prison. Britney Spears was born on December 2, 1981. She lived in Kentwood, Louisiana and was constantly performing in front of people and always wanted to be on 'Star Search'. Britney tried out for the New Mickey Mouse Club at


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    BURNING SPEAR: AFRICAN TEACHER Burning Spear has in the past 25+ years achieved many acclaims as a reggae musician. He is known to many as the African teacher; the elder statesman of reggae; a cultural ambassador; a preacher; a rastaman. The main themes incorporated into his music are the teachings of Marcus Garvey, African roots, Rastafarian beliefs, and consciousness, especially black consciousness. Spear's sound is said to be hypnotic and trance-like (Bloodlines, Davis and Simon, 1992, 53-55)

  • The Broken Spears by Miguel Leon-Portilla

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    "The Broken Spears" by Miguel Leon-Portilla The author argues that the Spanish were completely at fault for the total destruction of the Aztec Empire. In Broken spears, the author explains how many factors other than Spanish power contributed to the downfall of the Aztecs. Not only did the Spanish have many advantages over the Aztecs, but also they also exploited them and took advantage of the cultural difference. The main key aspects to the Spanish victory, is that the Spanish were viewed as

  • Britney Spears - A Woman I Admire

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    mind, but do I really admire them? It is clear that women that enter my daily life like Oprah Winfrey have an impression on me, but impact and admiration do not always go hand in hand. Then I realized who I really admire: Britney Spears. The teen pop idol singer Britney Spears is a woman that I look up to for many reasons. She has tantalized the entire world's youth with her incredible voice. By doing so, she serves as a role model for many of the young people growing up in today's society. Although

  • Analysis Of Toxic By Britney Spears

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    by the female singer and cultural icon, Britney Spears, I aim to analyse the real intentions of the music, and the images that support it, using the themes of sex, gender, and the postmodern movement. I will then contrast it with music and videos of popular female musicians from earlier decades. There will be many factors to consider throughout this exploration, including the social factors that surrounded the era of the video, Toxic by Britney Spears, and how they may have influenced its creation

  • Britney Spears as Role Model for All Women

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    Britney Spears' prevalence as a pre-teen pop culture icon cannot be denied or ignored.  Spears, along with her colleagues Christina Aguilera, Jessica Simpson, Mandy Moore and many others, are ever present on the "Top 40," make frequent appearances on MTV, and can often be found on magazine covers and in photo spreads.  Spears is especially popular among pre-teen girls, who buy her records, singing and dancing along to the lyrics.  These lyrics often deal with love, lust, and sex-topics some consider

  • Britney Jean Spears Accomplishments

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    Britney Jean Spears is a well-known pop singer throughout the world. The 34-year-old pop artist was born on December 2, 1981 in Mc.Comb, Mississippi. Britney was raised by both of her parents Jamie Spears and Lynne Spears in a small rural town of Louisiana. At a young age Britney liked to dance and do gymnastics, taking classes and winning several competitions. Although she is shy, Britney had high hopes and dreams to be like her idols Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, so she took vocal lessons in

  • Britney Spears: An Inappropriate Role Model

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    Britney Spears: An Inappropriate Role Model One of the most popular teenage entertainers ever is warping the minds of our youth. Appearing on television commercials, MTV videos, many magazine covers, and the radio, Britney Spears is taking control of raising today’s children. Her perfect looks and sexual appeal have mesmerized young viewers. Children and teens strive to be just like her. Although some people allow their children to idolize Britney Spears, I now see that she is an inappropriate

  • Transforming and Beyond: Katy Perry and Britney Spears

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    triumphs through the context of there music. I will describe how these artist were able to create pieces of music that took over a particular emotion and were able to get it’s point across to the listener. These artists will be Katy Perry, and Britney Spears. Lets take a look at what music with emotional context is first, before I go on about these artists. When you think of music you also think of emotion but what is that really? What is an emotion? What causes an emotion? Why do we feel an emotion

  • Britney Spears’ Promotes Potentially Abusive Relationships in Her Song, Baby, One More Time

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    Britney Spears’ Promotes Potentially Abusive Relationships in Her Song, Baby, One More Time In her Top 10 hit ". . . Baby, One More Time," Britney Spears posits the song’s persona as a passive naïf. Continual references to blindness and hitting metamorphose the song from a teen-targeted summer pop tune into ideology enslaving young women into dangerous, constrictive views of relationships--and themselves. Using feminist and Lacanian theory allows us to see the speaker’s entrance into the Symbolic

  • spear

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    --What is perfect? The spear-bearer is. -- Well, the ancient Greeks thought the human body was unflawed. For them, it was not the individual that was flawless; it was the almost mathematical precisions where the proportions of every part of the body were perfect in relationship to the others; the artist thought-out to demonstrate just that. The Doryphoros, another name for the piece, was created by the groundbreaking Greek sculptor, Polykleitos, circa 450-440 BCE. Thus the original cast bronze was

  • Imagery In Spear

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    In the story “Spear” t you can see Spear, the main character, start to build his own opinion on things, start to grow outside his shell and not follow his dad's footsteps. In the beginning he walks into African-American Literature and many of his friends are there, all of them being black. He greets all of them and they all are happy to seem him. He is kind of the leader of all of them and is looked up too by most. He then sees a white girl in the front of the class which is really shocking to him

  • The Broken Spears

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    Graciela Limon presented the history of the conquest of Mexico from the point of view of the local native people, and this helps us understand this critical encounter of Europe with America. The reminds me of my history book I am reading The Broken Spears by Miguel Leon-Portilla and uses native accounts of the conquest of Mexico. In the book, both Huitzitzilin and the priest begin to create a relationship. The priest Benito Lara begins to see the story of the conquest of Mexico from Huitzitzilin perspective

  • Weapons In The Dark Ages

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    was very well known for being the Pole Arms include Quarterstaves, Spears, Winged Spears, Lances, and many more. A quarterstaff is a weapon that was used during the Medieval times all the way to the eighteenth century. The quarterstaff is normally around six or seven feet in length, and sometimes has a metal tip an the end of it with a spike. A spear was the most common weapon during the Stone Age until firearms came along. The spear is sometimes known as the influence that caused the creation of the

  • Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Phalanx

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    One of the popular tactics of ancient Greek Armies was the phalanx. The greek soldiers would arrange themselves in a line, hold their shields out in front of them, and thrust their spears forward. The enemy would not be able to reach them with their close range weapons because of the spears keeping them at bay. if they tried to attack from range with arrows their hoplite shields would simply block it. This wall of soldiers could very easily overpower a overpower a weak army with little effort. Despite

  • The Iliad and the Fate Of Patroclus

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    The Iliad and the Fate Of Patroclus Throughout The Iliad Of Homer, the constant theme of death is inherently apparent.  Each main character, either by a spear or merely a scratch from an arrow, was wounded or killed during the progression of the story.  For Zeus' son, Sarpedon, it was a spear through the heart, and for Hector, it was the bronze of the mighty Achilles through his neck which caused his early demise.  It seems that no one could escape an agonizing fate.  Of

  • Lord Of The Flies

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    the side with a spear, his prophecy rejected and the word he wished to spread ignored. Simon falls to the ground and dies. The description of his death, the manner in which he died, and the cause for which he died are remarkably similar to the circumstances of Christ’s life and ultimate demise. The major difference is that Christ died on the cross, while Simon was speared. However, a reader familiar with the Bible may recall that Christ was stabbed in the side with a spear before his crucifixion

  • Athena

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    Zeus, the chief god. Athena was Zeus's favorite child. He entrusted her with the Aegis, his breastplate, and with his thunderbolt. Athena's role as a goddess varied. She was a major warrior and most images depict her dressed in armor and holding a spear. In Homer's Iliad, she is described as a fierce battle goddess who continually intervened on the side of the Greeks. She also took an interest in handicrafts and agriculture. The olive tree, which she said to have created, is sacred to her. She

  • Lord of the Flies

    754 Words  | 2 Pages

    Ralph excitedly, with lifted spear.” After dirtying their faces, the choir boys proceed to paint them. Page 74 mentions, “I painted my face—I stole up.” In the beginning the face painting is only something they do for fun. However, near the end of the story it becomes so bad that Ralph cannot even recognize who was standing in front of him. On page 195, “A smallish savage was standing between him and the rest of the forest, a savage striped red and white, and carrying a spear.” It can be seen by this