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Reflective – Justin Baker

Importance of Words The past semester in Comp II has helped my writing more than any other Comp class has ever helped me. The constructive criticism and suggestions I have received has made me feel like my professor actually wanted … Continue reading

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Research Position – Justin Baker

Heavy Metal Helps “Heavy metal music is about shutting out the tensions of life, putting it away.” Peter Tork, bassist for The Monkees, an early pop rock band, made this statement when asked about how important heavy metal was. Peter … Continue reading

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Rebuttal Essay – Justin Baker

Loud Noises Music listeners and music critics both have turned away heavy metal for many years. For that reason alone, heavy metal has become more of a cult following, never to get the mainstream success of pleasant sounding genres such … Continue reading

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Causal Essay – Baker

Releasing Aggression Listening to heavy metal helps release aggression in its listeners. From the loud, distorted instruments to the screaming vocals, metal helps relieve stress and anxiety. Heavy metal has been condemned from the start of the genre due to … Continue reading

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Visual Argument – Baker

Digital Literacy – Ad Council The commercial opens up with a middle-aged African American man and a slightly younger African American woman sitting down in front of a computer, though the computer is not shown in the shot. There is … Continue reading

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Definition Essay – Justin Baker

Heavy Metal Helps “Heavy metal music is about shutting out the tensions of life, putting it away.” Peter Tork, bassist for The Monkees, made this statement when asked about how important heavy metal was. Peter Tork, though an early rock … Continue reading

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White Paper – Justin Baker

1. Heavy Metal has been a very important genre of music over the past fifty years. Originating from blues and rock and roll of the early 1900s, bands such as Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, and Deep Purple paved the way … Continue reading

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