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Sing For the Moment An Analysis of Marshall (Eminem) Mathers’ Music
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Time for a Musical Interlude… D4hAVemuQXY Listen, jot down your own thoughts on the lyrics sheets
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Verse One (cont’d.) “These ideas are nightmares to white parents” Cites upper crust, one percent type of parents as the most critical Later in this part of the verse, it is evident that the focal character walks on eggshells at home No swearing, his opinions don’t matter “Alone in his own zone” Feels out of place in his own life Cold, lonely, possibly indifferent Tumultuous home life Dad walks out Stepfather is abusive
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Verse One Focal character feels like he does not fit in, feels out of control “Just lets his emotions go” “Thoughts are whacked” Lashes out “He’s a problem child” “He’s so mad he’s talking back” Considers knocking out his father Acts out to get attention from his family Dresses like a gangster “Talks black”
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Verse Two In a world that feels like it is against you, some peace and quiet is phenomenal Only friend is his gun, and he’s lonely because no
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  • Fall '14
  • Anatomy, Eminem, Rapping, home life, media paint rappers, Tumultuous home life

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