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Punk Rock

‘The Clown Punk’ by Simon Armitage Learning Objectives: AO1: Respond to the using details from the poem to support your opinion AO2: Analyse the writers’ methods (language, structure and form) and the purposes of these methods Pre-reading Activity Look at the pictures below and state your initial reaction(s) to the person / people in the photo. Do not spend more than 5 seconds on each picture. 1 2 3 Reaction: Reaction: Reaction: Overall, what do these people have in common...

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Cause and Effect: Music and Media

as far as to tell what type of music a person listens to just by looking at what they are wearing. When looking at a person wearing black pants, black shirt, and has long frizzy hair it is almost guaranteed that person listens to heavy metal or old rock music. People dress to match the lifestyles of the people they look up to and in many cases those people are musicians of some form. Rap artists dress a certain way and live lifestyles that their listeners look up to. Hip-hop is a stereotypical way...

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Neville Brody

world. After Brody finished at Michenden School he went to Hornsey College of Art in 1975 where he took an art foundation course. Punk rock was one influence on Brody’s work. Bands such as The Clash, The Ramones and especially the Sex Pistols had a major effect on London which Brody had used to his advantage by using the same type of hard edged graphics these punk rock bands used on their album covers. Brody’s instructors did not approve of his style of art because it was considered rebellious and...

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I contributed

fascination and debate. Since their debut, Nirvana, with Cobain as a songwriter, has sold over 25 million albums in the US, and over 75 million worldwide. Cobain was inducted - along with fellow Nirvana members Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl - into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014, the first year in which they were eligible. Contents [hide] 1 Early life 2 Nirvana 3 Musical influences 4 Artistry 5 Relationships and family 5.1 Courtney Love 5.2 Frances Bean Cobain 6 Health history 7...

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Matrix Movie Summary

scene when Neo meets Trinity. They meet in a club one night and the type of music they are playing in the club is electronic/rock type of music. The music they used tells us about the type of environments we are in and it also tells us about the type of people that are there. The electronic rock music they used tells us that there are a lot of young people, and they are mostly punk rockers or gothic type of people. In the scene there were a lot of rockers with piercing and tattoos and, they all seems...

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Skinhead Subculture

how your status is in the SHARP group. There is a large quantity of pride held in this belief. Depending on the type or extremeness level of a particular SHARP group associating with other groups of skinheads is either acceptable or offensive. Also punk kids who might want to impersonate styles of even wear the same patch as the SHARPs is highly frowned upon. Mostly in Europe do the SHARP skinheads use the media to perpetuate their beliefs such as having interviews showed on major television channels...

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A Review of About a Boy

has no one to turn to. He becomes very fond of Will who is tolerant with him at first and begins to grow attached to his high strung personality. Marcus begins to gain confidence, learn how to deal with his mother, and win the affection of an older punk rocker girl named Ellie at his school. However spending time with Marcus begins to show Will just how empty his life really is. Marcus and Will cross paths at a SPAT get together when Marcus’s mom asks her friend Susie to bring him. That day is the...

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The Influence of Nazis on the Youth of Today

maybe they didn't get exactly what they wanted, but to convince kids 70 years later when we’re in a world of equality and peace, is a pretty powerful achievement. It was 1977 when punk was established. Punk music was a way to be unique and diverse. Diversity in this took a wrong turn and from this, some racist oi punk bands were formed. The lack of democracy in Germany paved the way for Hitler’s dictatorship in WWII. Otto Von Bismarck’s mistakes led to WWII and Hitler’s mistakes, in which led to...

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Second Great Awakenig

skinheads align themselves. The political spectrum within the skinhead scene ranges from the far right to the far left, although many skinheads are apolitical. Fashion-wise, skinheads range from a clean-cut 1960s mod-influenced style to less-strict punk- and hardcore-influenced styles. During my research I found out that the number of people involved in the Racist Skinheads has increase. According to (WWW.ADL.Org)” The skinhead movement has evolved over the last 30 or so years and is still changing...

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jim carroll

performed readings from his then-in-progress first novel, The Petting Zoo.'.[8] Music career[edit] In 1978, after he moved to California to get a fresh start since overcoming his heroin addiction, Carroll formed The Jim Carroll Band, a New Wave/punk rock group, with encouragement from Patti Smith, with whom he once shared an apartment in New York City, along with Robert Mapplethorpe.[9] The band was originally called Amsterdam, and was based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The musicians were Steve...

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