Music auto - Patrick Chuang 20262244 Music 26AC Dis 106...

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Patrick Chuang 20262244 Music 26AC Dis 106 Autobiography In our Music 26AC class, the very first thing that we learned is that there is no distinct American identity. Our identity keeps changing and can mold into multiple kinds depending on the “mirror” that we look into. This mirror was a concept described by Takaki, which the author uses to show the constant alteration of the American identity influenced by our social, cultural and personal experiences. I have chosen four songs to represent a portion of my current identity. Currently, I am pursuing a double major degree in Economics and Integrative Biology. My goal is to work on a system that is able to provide adequate healthcare to the vast majority of the people because I believe healthcare is a basic human right and not a privilege for the wealthy. “Where is the Love” by Black Eyed Peas shows my frustration in our system. This song can also be used as an advocacy tool that brings attention to the abuse of human rights. The fast tempo throughout the song shows the urgency and importance of this matter. The repetition of “where is the love?” emphasizes the ironic situation that there are people just like us that are suffering everyday. This song urges me
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2012 for the course MUSIC 26AC taught by Professor Brinner during the Spring '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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