Presentation on theme: "Artist: Rhianna Song: “Umbrella” Took an oath I’ma stick it out till the end Now that it’s raining more than ever Know that we’ll still have each other."— Presentation transcript:
Artist: Rhianna Song: “Umbrella” Took an oath I’ma stick it out till the end Now that it’s raining more than ever Know that we’ll still have each other You can stand under my umbrella
Artist: Rhianna Song: “Umbrella” Rhianna’s song “Umbrella” is an example of extended metaphor. In her song, the umbrella represents Rhianna’s love and friendship. She states that she will always share this friendship and it will protect her friend from all the sadness and hardship (rain) in his/her life. The umbrella/rain metaphor is present throughout the whole song.
Artist: Aerosmith Song: “Dream On” Dream until your dreams come true Dream on
Artist: Aerosmith Song: “Dream On” Aerosmith’s song “Dream On” is an example of repetition. He uses the same phrase (Dream on) over and over.
Artist: Jason Mraz Song: “Wordplay” Cause they need a new song, like a new religion For the record label puts me on the shelf up in the freezer Well I built a bridge across the stream of consciousness That always seems to be a flowing But I don’t know which way my brain is going
Artist: Jason Mraz Song: “Wordplay” Jason Mraz uses a simile in the first line comparing a song to a religion using the word “like”. He uses personification when he says the label puts him on the shelf. He also uses rhyme “flowing” and “going”.
Artist: Foo Fighters Song: “Times Like These” I, I’m a one-way motorway I’m the road that drives away Follows you back home I, I’m a streetlight shining I’m a white light blinding bright Burning off alone
Artist: Foo Fighters Song: “Times Like These” The Foo Fighters use metaphors throughout the song “Times Like These”. They are comparing the speaker to several different things; such as, a motorway and a streetlight. They use internal rhyme and assonance in the line “I’m a white light blinding bright”. They also use alliteration with the words: blinding, bright, burning
Artist: B.O.B. featuring Hayley Williams Song: “Airplanes” Can we pretend that airplanes in the night skies Are like shooting stars I can really use a wish right now Wish right now
Artist: B.O.B. featuring Hayley Williams Song: “Airplanes” The song “Airplanes” uses a simile comparing airplanes to shooting stars using the word “like”. The song also uses repetition by using the phrase “wish right now” several times.
Artist: Paul McCartney Song: “Band on the Run” Well the rain exploded with a mighty crash as we fell into the sun And the first one said to the second one there I hope you’re having fun Band on the run, band on the run And the jailer man and sailor Sam were searching everyone
Artist: Paul McCartney Song: “Band on the Run” Paul McCartney uses rhyme; the lines end with: “sun” “fun” “run” “everyone”
Artist: Shania Twain Song: “That Don’t Impress Me Much” Okay, so you’re Brad Pitt? That don’t impress me much So you’ve got the looks but have you got the touch
Artist: Shania Twain Song: “That Don’t Impress Me Much” Shania Twain uses allusion when she refers to a famous figure known for good looks (Brad Pitt) instead of just saying “Okay, so you’re handsome”.
Artist: Gloria Estefan Song: “Turn the Beat Around” ‘Cause when the guitar player starts playing With the syncopated rhythm, with the scratch, scratch, scratch He nails the beat with the syncopated rhythm With the rat, tat, tat, tat, tat, tat on the drums
Artist: Gloria Estefan Song: “Turn the Beat Around” Gloria Estefan uses onomatopoeia by imitating musical sounds with the words “rat, tat” and “scratch”.
Artist: Eminem Song: “Lose Yourself” You better lose yourself in the music, the moment You own it, you better never let it go
Artist: Eminem Song: “Lose Yourself” Eminem uses assonance by repeating similar vowels in the words: moment own it and in the words: better never let
Artist: Michael Jackson Song: “Rockin’ Robin” He rocks in the tree tops all day long Hoppin’ and a-boppin’ and singing his song All the little birdies on Jaybird Street Love to hear the robin go tweet tweet tweet Rockin’ robin, rock, rock Rockin’ robin Blow rockin’ robin ‘Cause we’re really gonna to rock tonight
Artist: Michael Jackson Song: “Rockin’ Robin” Internal Rhyme – hoppin’ and boppin’ Repetition – “rockin’ robin” Alliteration – rockin’, robin, really, rock Onomatopoeia – tweet, tweet, tweet
Artist: Dave Matthews Band Song: “Funny the way it is” Funny the way it is If you think about it Somebody's going hungry and someone else is eating out Funny the way it is, if you think about it One kid walks 10 miles to school, another's dropping out Funny the way it is, not right or wrong On a soldier's last breath his baby's being born Funny the way it is, nor right or wrong Somebody's broken heart becomes your favorite song
Artist: Dave Matthews Band Song: “Funny the way it is” Dave Matthews uses irony to show how people’s lives are very different at any given moment.