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It also strongly implies an involvement of domestic violence in this relationship. Performed by hip-hop rapper Eminem and RnB singer Rihanna, both the song and its music video shows the perspectives of both parties.
In both angles, it is clear that the two are experiencing a rough time. The relationship clearly shows how two very different people who are absolutely wrong for each other decide to stay together. This brings about a downward spiral in their relationship and just carries on to add fuel to the fire, as things spiral uncontrollably. Eminem and Rihanna, representing the voice of the couple in the relationship, is evidently having an extremely outrageous and difficult time in trying to fix a relationship that was never meant to bring any good.
Both Rihanna and Eminem are currently two of the highest chart-topping artists and performers of the previous two decades. They are among the most influential people in pop culture that continues to bear a great impact on teenagers and young adults worldwide and inadvertently, both have played very public roles on the opposite ends of their own personal violent relationships. Eminem, a renowned rapper, emerged to prominence and fame in the later year of the nineties with a succession of controversial and provocative albums, some wherein he has openly expressed and suggested through rap the dark emotions and sentiments of murdering his ex-wife.
On the other hand, Rihanna originally comes from Barbados has just recently endured a very public attack by her ex-boyfriend and RnB singer Chris Brown. Unsuitably, when Rihanna and Eminem decided to team up for this song, Love the Way You Lie, although supposed to criticize domestically violent relationships, they have carelessly instead has placed it on a pedestal. Additionally, it has also, in some ways, glorified and eroticized violence, which in my
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His educators were Parry and Stanford. He subsequently went on to learn with Bruch in Germany, and Ravel in France. Ralph Williams' comprehensive musical deeds significantly improved English musical time. However, they have as well added to the erroneous view that his constitutional work was in various ways narrow-minded.
The theory of knowledge that was constructed by the researcher was one that was focused on the need for adequate media literacy that is aimed at letting younger girls know and appreciate what the impact of music videos could be to them and how they can best position themselves against the troubles that this may bring in their decision making.
Something like a universal literature in the verbal languages is a relatively recent development in the occidental world.( Ostransky, 1963)
This universality of music as a medium of communication is a relatively modern concept. Through the ages of human history, music has had varied levels of importance in people's lives, and its value has differed in the eyes of thinkers and wise men.
Research reveals a strong correlation between previous exposure to violence and aggressive behaviors in adolescents. It is in this context that the relation between violence and the music video is scrutinized. (Rich, Woods, et. al. 1998)
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en opening champagne bottles on the chests of women who are apparently too happy to oblige or men touching women in a way that would otherwise be completely inappropriate but which in the video seems to be invited by the woman in question. This fantasy-like world seemingly
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