Presentation on theme: "Music During Vietnam By: Emmanuel Alvarez. The Doors – Unknown Soldier Lyrics Unborn living, living, dead Bullet strikes the helmet's head, And it's all."— Presentation transcript:
Music During Vietnam By: Emmanuel Alvarez
The Doors – Unknown Soldier Lyrics Unborn living, living, dead Bullet strikes the helmet's head, And it's all over For the unknown soldier It's all over For the unknown soldier Comparison In The Things They Carried, Tim O Brien kills a rival soldier he does not know. You can tell he feels guilty because he mightve been innocent.
The Doors – Strange Days Lyrics Strange days have found us Strange days have tracked us down They're going to destroy Our casual joys Comparison As Tim O Brien tries to live his natural life, he is haunted by his memories and the cruel things he did. It is not his intentions to remember, yet they come back and torture him.
Queen – Under Pressure Lyrics Pressure pushing down on me, Pressing down on you no man ask for, Under pressure that burns a building down, Splits a family in two, Puts people on streets Comparison In the book Tim seems to feel pressured into joining the war by his community. You can almost say he is peer pressured into doing something he doesnt want to.
U2 – Sunday Bloody Sunday Lyrics And the battle's just begun There's many lost, but tell me who has won? The trenches dug within our hearts And mothers, children, brothers, sisters Torn apart. Comparison The lyrics connects to the thoughts of Tim because he believes that war is just plain wrong. It splits families apart, messes up a soldiers mind, and ends the life of innocent people.
Jimi Hendrix – Machine Gun Lyrics MACHINE GUN TEARING MY BODY ALL APART MACHINE GUN TEARING MY BODY ALL APART EVIL MAN MAKE ME KILL YA EVIL MAN MAKE YOU KILL ME EVIL MAN MAKE ME KILL YOU EVEN THOUGH WE'RE ONLY FAMILIES APART Comparison You can tell in the book that Tim begins to feel guilty about his whole situation and being in the war. In his head he starts to think that no man should die in that type of way, especially if they are human and not that different from eachother.