Unformatted text preview: “escaping the ghettos of New York.” Then, they are tossed back into reality and are very angry. The imagery that is very interesting is when they say that drugs and alcohol are ecstasy. It shows how they seem to be at the highest point of excitement by going into an alter reality. The theme of the poem is that while these people can try and escape the ghettos by using drugs and alcohol, they will only find themselves back in the true reality of the ghettos....
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- Spring '07
- Alcoholic beverage, Metallica, Lou Reed, ghettos