Midterm Essay (Final Draft).docx - 1 Princess Peart Engl 1102 Midterm Essay 1 Oct 2018 Mirror on the Wall A mirror can be made in different shapes and

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1 Princess Peart Engl 1102 Midterm Essay 1 Oct. 2018 Mirror on the Wall A mirror can be made in different shapes and sizes serving one purpose . It is used to look at one’s reflection. Besides physicality everyone might not see the same characteristics and traits . Some people believe that others have a clearer image of what defines them as individuals . By nature , all humans care to a certain extent on how they are viewed by others . These views create an image that is expected to be maintained . This expectation cannot be made by others . It must be created by that individual because no one knows the achievements and defeats that one has gone through . Lil Wayne s song mirror simply suggest that all individuals have a battle about the good and bad within themselves and the only one that truly knows Is that being . In Mr . Carter s music video for the song mirror he uses the video to give the audience a visual of the pain and evil that he no longer carries on his shoulder like a burden . The opening of the video shows Lil Wayne s eye lid tattoos which read Fear God ”. This is the first signal that this is a peace song . The phrase Fear God is a positive thing because fearing God saves all humans from giving into their own sinful nature . Wayne is afraid of what God might do to him due to all his sins that he has committed .
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2 The colors black , red , and white are used throughout the video with different meanings in every scene . The red can symbolize love , anger and danger which is contrasted with the black color which has a general darkness throughout the entire video . For example , Wayne shows dualism with having red paint in one hand and black paint in the other . This shows the struggle of him having to choosing sides . The white paint , which represents peace , that is thrown on the wall by Lil Wayne is him trying to separate the opposing forces .
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