REGGAE MUSIC MY SCHOOL ACADEMIC DATABASE SHOULD BE USED FOR SOME OF THE SOURCE PLEASE USE THE LINK (UCL.BROWARD.EDU) 1. Write a paper in which you engage in a thoughtful analysis of a genre of music in terms of the words used. What attitudes/ideas are being expressed through this choice of words? What motivates the artists towards these words/attitudes? What cultural need makes these words/attitudes appealing to certain listeners? 2. You are required to utilize at least 3 quality research sources, cited properly via MLA Format. You are highly encouraged to avoid partisan or clearly biased sources. Instead, seek sources that provide thorough, probing, and intellectually honest analysis. 3. You are highly encouraged to seek out high-quality books or articles from the Academic Databases, as these will provide the best level of information. Make sure that all of your online sources (from the general internet via Google searches, etc) meet the requirements as indicated in the lesson on “Determining the Legitimacy of Online Sources.” 4. If you do not engage in a sufficient amount of quality research, your paper will lack the intellectual depth to achieve the level of composition and critical thinking necessary for this assignment. Thus it is important to not only seek out excellent sources, but also to give yourself the time necessary to find them, read them, and decide on how to respond to these sources. Quality writing and thinking always begins with a quality research process.