The similarities between music and writing. | lifeintheblueridgesThey noted that there were certain things which were impermanent and other things to which the word impermanence did not apply. I spent June composing and July writing a book. Both are enjoyable and self-fulfilling activities; I am fortunate. It saddens me that the book feels like so much more solid an achievement. The music might never get played, it might get played badly, there might not be a recording, people might not like it or not get it, it may disappear into the ether. The book, being from an academic press, will go into libraries automatically and sit there on the shelves waiting to be tripped over.
Compare and Contrast Essay: The Power Behind Music and Books – Which is a Greater Influence
Research shows student achievement increases when children compare and contrast using comparative thinking. Compare is to find similarities. Contrast is to find differences. Believe it or not, kids will usually need to be reminded of these terms every year. Notice the plot, characters, illustrations, and cultural references. Try these to start:. Let your children decide for themselves.
Discussion in ' General Discussion ' started by ezchaos , Apr 13, Log in or Sign up. Science Fiction and Fantasy World. I'm sure at least some of you on this board are music fans. However, some of you may not be aware of the current situation with music. Record sales are reportedly down, partly because of things like free internet downloading of songs, but the other reason is because, well, a lot of the new music the major labels are coming out with is terrible. A growing number of artists are going with independant labels, making their own websites to promote their music, and even offering free downloads of a few of their songs.
Last night, my friend Olive and I went to see a band called First Aid Kit perform at the Orange Peel, a popular, but small live music venue in downtown Asheville. Even though this song specifically refers to singing, I feel like it can apply to writing as well. Yes, the majority of the time when I write, I write for me. I used to sing as well, and when I did so, it was mainly due to the fact that it made me happy. After all, when you go to concerts, you always hear the musicians constantly thanking their listeners for their love and support. Though there were so many years that I wrote simply for me and me alone, that focus has definitely shifted over the last year.