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Essays – The Daily Orbit

Passing the Buck: A Rhetorical analysis of Marilyn Manson’s “Columbine who’s fault is it”

After the 1999 school shootings in Littleton Colorado, Marilyn Manson wrote “Columbine: whose fault is it” when his music was blamed for the massacre on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School leaving 12 students and 1 teacher dead, Manson a hard rock singer wrote “Columbine: Whose fault is it” in answer to these accusations. His claim is that people are responsible for their own actions, that pop-culture, music, and film should not be used to hang blame.

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Expressions: European colonization of the Americas

When Europeans landed and began to colonize in the Americas, the different European groups began to assert their power over the land and indigenous people; first the Spanish in the Caribbean and the majority of Latin America, the Portuguese in Brazil, and the British, French, and Dutch in the eastern parts of North America. They built new settlements and began looking for ways to use the natural resources of the land for their own gain.

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