Essays about: "music lyrics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the words music lyrics.

  1. 1. DO YOU HAVE THE TIME TO LISTEN TO ME WHINE? First person pronoun use in English pop lyrics

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Markus Berg; [2016-02-05]
    Keywords : sociolinguistics; quantitative study; statistical analysis; hip hop;

    Abstract : The purpose of the present study was to determine whether a pattern in first person pronounuse can be detected in the lyrics of different music genres. For this purpose, eighty songs wererandomly selected by Spotify's "Radio" feature, twenty from each of four different genres: hiphop, pop, punk, and club/house. READ MORE

  2. 2. Drömmarnas stad och hemmet i skogen : diskursiva framställningar av det urbana och det rurala i svensk populärmusik

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Julia Löf; [2016]
    Keywords : diskursanalys; hegemoni; urban och rural; natur och kultur; pastoral; populärmusik;

    Abstract : Vad kan populärmusikens texter säga oss om hur staden och landsbygden framställs för oss? Syftet med denna kandidatuppsats inom ämnet landsbygdsutveckling är att undersöka delade bilder av det urbana respektive det rurala så som de framträder i texterna, för att se vilka diskurser dessa populärmusikaliska texter anknyter till. För att undersöka detta har jag använt mig av en diskursanalytisk ingång i teori och metod, där Laclau och Mouffe’s diskursteori med fokus på kamp om meningsskapande och hegemoni varit en grundsten. READ MORE

  3. 3. Winged words from Shakespeare´s tragedy Hamlet in the world of Google texts

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Marianne Wabnik; [2015-10-16]
    Keywords : Expression; phrase; quotation; Shakespeare;

    Abstract : This essay explores a selection of famous quotes in Shakespeare´s Hamlet. Almost everyone knows some of them, even people lacking formal literary education. These quotes, which have become winged words or idioms, are discussed. Many phrases and expressions in Hamlet are still used in everyday language, sometimes unconsciously. READ MORE

  4. 4. Does Listening to English Songs Motivate Students to Expand Their Extramural English? : A Case Study of Swedish Upper-Secondary School Students’ Perceptions of Possible Impact of Listening to Vocal Music on Their Extramural English

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för utbildningsvetenskap (UV)

    Author : Liilia Batluk; [2015]
    Keywords : second language learning acquisition; listening to music; lyrics and language; extramural English; motivation; improving motivation;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate whether listening to music as an out-of-school activity, and English songs in particular, motivated a group of Swedish upper-secondary students to learn extramural English. One aspect that comes into focus is whether the students perceived that there were particular aspects of second language acquisition (SLA) that improved as a result of listening to music. READ MORE

  5. 5. Popular Culture and Protest-Contemporary Protest Soundtrack : An Analysis of The Billboard Year End Rock Charts

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för mediestudier

    Author : Diana-Andreea Grecu; [2015]
    Keywords : popular culture; protest; music;

    Abstract : Display of disagreement in a public space under the form of strikes, rallies and not only, is not the sole form of protest. Popular culture can easily be used to send messages of discontent. The paper focuses on popular music by looking at one of the most representative music charts in the world: The Billboard Chart. READ MORE