Lyrical Analysis

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A: I am writing this lyrical analysis for anyone who has an interest in the classical-rock genre. Any age group could benefit from this essay; however the most understanding ages would most likely be teenage and older (13 & up). “Let It Be” may have a specific religious implication in it, so people of the Christian religion could benefit from this essay. People who have an unspecified religion could benefit from the analysis as well. Those who have suffered a loss of a close friend or family member would also understand and benefit from this essay. S: A critical analysis of The Beatles song “Let It Be” and the implications that each issue in our world has a solution. P: To show that my song contributes cause, effect, as well as analogical examples in order to convince my audience that there is a reason behind any problem someone might be having, and to explore specific examples as to how the people’s issues can be solved. Requiem of a Dream Dr. Alan Wolfelt, a world renowned author wisely observed, “The grief within me has its own heartbeat. It has its own life, its own song. Part of me wants to resist the rhythms of my grief, yet as I surrender to the song, I learn to listen deep within myself” (Hunter). The tragic death of Paul McCartney’s mom left a similar grievance in the heart of the young man that he was at the time of her passing. Although Paul was close with his mother, he never allowed this loss to falter his education. Paul had an extraordinary mind, and specifically enjoyed the art of music. Eventually this love turned into a curiosity of self, and he found success and liberation with a local group now known as “The Beatles”. In the 1970 song, “Let It Be”, Paul McCartney alludes to a significant dream utilizing various rhetorical strategies. McCartney is attempting to express his acceptance of his mother’s death and provide comfort to those who
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