We are getting closer to our first out-of-class essay.
For Friday, read "Making Sense of It All: Reading, Interpreting, and Understanding Difficult Lyrics." (The essay is also linked at the class webpage under "Essay #1: Lyric Analysis").
Then, list the song you plan on analyzing as well as three symbols/archetypes you could use in that analysis.
For example, if I were going to write about Tom Waits's song "Whistling Past the Graveyard," I could analyze the symbols/archetypes of . . .
2. Light vs. Darkness
3. Movement vs. Stasis
As a final note, if your song is a love song, the archetype of the Syzygy is probably at work . . .