Learning Goal: I’m working on a art writing question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
In a five paragraph, two-page essay, describe how the music examples are the same and different from the type of music you listen to. Structure it as an essay and cite it using MLA style:
- Paragraph 1: Introduction
- Paragraph 2: One music
- Paragraph 3: Second music
- Paragraph 4: Third music
- Paragraph 5: Conclusion (final thoughts on the music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCNCQt8O9zY (China) zither music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqlsO6iP5ow (Japan) Yoshida Brothers shamisen with rock band
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hPCuMfMv50 (Africa) African Congo drums
This assignment is worth 50 points, distributed as follows:
- 10 Points: Grammar, Spelling, Double-Spacing, MLA Citations/Works Cited List/Bibliography
- 10 Points: Length and Structure (minimum 5 paragraphs described above and 2 pages)
- 30 Points: Description/Comparison/Contrast of your 3 music examples with music examples listed above.
MLA Style Guides can be found here for Works Cited/Bibliography lists:
- MLA Guidelines for Citing Song, Album, CD, Spotify, Online Album (Purdue’s Online Writing Lab/OWL): https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/mla_style/mla_formatting_and_style_guide/mla_works_cited_other_common_sources.html#:~:text=Put%20individual%20song%20titles%20in,do%20not%20list%20that%20information.
- MLA Guidelines for Citing YouTube Videos (Purdue’s Online Writing Lab/OWL): https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/mla_style/mla_formatting_and_style_guide/mla_works_cited_electronic_sources.html
- MLA General/Basic Citations (Purdue’s Online Writing Lab/OWL): https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/mla_style/mla_formatting_and_style_guide/mla_formatting_and_style_guide.html
- MLA Sample Works Cited Page (Purdue’s Online Writing Lab/OWL): https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/mla_style/mla_formatting_and_style_guide/mla_sample_works_cited_page.html
Music is diverse and is presented in many forms depending on time and location.
The guzheng, a plucked zither.
Japanese music by the Yoshida Brothers playing the Shamisen.
Length: 2 Page