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Preliminary Outline

Name: Lim Min Tze (S7) Date: 9 FEBRUARY 2007

Rock and rap music: Are they good for youth?

1.0 Introduction

1.1 Definitions

1.1.1 Rock music

1.1.2 Rap music

1.2 Background

1.2.1 Rock music

1.2.2 Rap music

1.3 Aim of research

- Are rock and rap music good for youth?

1.4 Scope

- Survey - age, gender

2.0 Effects of rock and rap music on youths

2.1 Emotionally

- Anger, rage

2.2 Physically

- Self abuse, suicide

1 Release stress 4.2 Artist .4 Rivalries in the music world .4 Racism 3. censorship issues .Role models to society 3.3 Communication .Grammatically wrong.Vulgarity. hip hop slang .Bad examples – commit crimes . 2. drugs.Religions – worship 3. drugs.Murder. pressure .1 Lyrics . sex. hate through music 4.Stress. satanic worship .0 Reasons for influence on youths 3.Inspiring 3.0 Support for rock and rap music 4.3 Crimes . sex 2.Dissatisfaction.murder.2 Inspiration .

Gangsterism. .2 Crimes .3 Racism 6.0 Conclusion .1 Lyrics 5.0 Discussion 6. murder.3 Creativity 5. drugs 5. 6.Most rock and rap music are bad for youths but not all of them.1 Some people say that rock and rap music tend to brain wash youths and that more youths are influenced in negative ways. 7.0 Objections for rock and rap music 5. 4.2 Some people disagree and feel that music of these genres is a form of relaxation and that more youths are influenced in positive ways.