Elizabeth Folk- Johnny Cash - Folsom Prison Blues Language Arts 12 Part 1 20-21 (Acc. Ed) _ Module 3

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Analysis of “Folsom Prison Blues” by Johnny Cash Look at the song lyrics the way you would at a poem, and identify the elements below (as many as are present in the song). 1) Number of stanzas: A: One nine line stanza and two five line stanzas or quintains. 2) Refrains or other forms of word repetition: A: “whistle blowing” 3) Rhyme scheme: A: Rhymed couplets 4) Meter: . *If you need help with meter, go to: A: no specific meter 5) Example of alliteration or assonance: A: Alliteration: “see the sunshine sine” and “let that lonesome whistle blow my blues away” 6) Example of metaphor, simile, or personification: A: Personification: “let that lonesome whistle blow my blues away” and

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