Poetry in Song - Jason Van Sickle Axia College Jamey...

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Jason Van Sickle Axia College
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Jamey Johnson “High Cost of Living” a Several different literary devices Rhyme Imagery Conflict a Has great meaning What the cost of drugs can be How he ended up in the end
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Rhyme Many of the end syllables sound alike a There are also several words throughout that also sound alike
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Imagery Uses phrases that bring his addictions into life He states, “with my back against that damn eight ball,” in reference to being addicted to cocaine. He states, “…that church parking lot is where I went smoke my pot,” again in reference having addiction to drugs
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Imagery cont. Explains how he got in to his current position Tells that he lost a good job, wife, and family Where he was when he was busted Tells the listeners what cost him his life a Describes the feeling on being locked up He states, “this prison is much colder then the one I was in.”
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Conflict His struggle with drugs Addicted to drugs and
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2010 for the course LIT 210 taught by Professor Dexter during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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