As Long As The Rivers Flow James Bartleman Essay Typer

...Introduction The Wind Cries Mary was recorded by The Jimi Hendrix Experience in the United Kingdom. It appeared on their debut release Are You Experienced in 1967. Written by Jimi Hendrix, the song is based around an altercation between himself and his long time lover Kathy Mary Etchingham. The sixties was a defining decade for experimental music, fueled by the drugs musicians were taking at the time. Rock n Roll was a worldwide phenomenon and Jimi Hendrix became one of the main pioneers of the rock/psychedelic movement. In the sixties the hippie culture was predominant, with the long haired youth of white middle class society experimenting with psychedelic drugs and trying to change the world with peace, love, and music. As Cross asserts, London was the capital of the entire cultural world in 1966. Hendrix’s arrival came during the height of a sixties explosion of fashion, photography, film, art, theatre, and music (2005, p.157) Form The Wind Cries Mary is 64 bars in length and has been composed using a traditional formula of song writing. It follows a structure of Intro, Verse, Chorus, Verse, Chorus, Solo, Verse, Chorus, Verse, Chorus, Outro. Fig.1A shows the guitar riff in the intro to the song which is four bars in length. The Intro is then followed by Verse 1 which is six bars, then the first Chorus being five bars in length. Fig.1A [pic] After the first Chorus there is Verse 2 consisting of 6 bars followed by a Chorus of 5...

...Olivia Newell English 4B May 8th, 2014 WTRFN Essay – Final Have you ever read a book, then watched the movie on it and wanted to throw the book at the director’s face and tell them to actually read the book? This is what happened when I read a novel titled Where The RiversFlow North by Howard Frank Mosher, and then watched the movie on it. In 1927, in Kingdom County, Vermont, a large dam is to be built; however, Noel Lord, a logger and cedar-oil harvester, won't give up his lifetime lease on the land. The dam company increases its offer of cash, but Noel refuses time after time. He asks for a trade; the white pines for his lease. Noel, meanwhile, talks with his wife, Bangor, about them moving to Oregon and buying a saw mill. She wants him to take the company's money; but he’s stubborn. His stubbornness is what ultimately leads them to their death, causing them both to be victims. Yet in the movie, only one of them meets with their untimely death. Between the book and the movie, three major differences were Noel’s death scene, Bangor’s death, the showing of the panther and Noel becoming a legend and story to tell just like his ancestors. I’m not satisfied with these differences because they don’t portray the book accurately. These key differences can really impact ones thoughts on both the book and the movie and the way one feels about how the director and producers of the movie chose to represent the book. Noel’s death...

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