First, review the Module Six resources, including the sample songs listed, and then choose a song of your choice to analyze. Share the title of your chosen song along with its lyrics to this discussion topic, and in 2–3 paragraphs, address the following:
- Meaning/Message: Describe the meaning that you find in the lyrics to your selected song. What does the song seek to tell you when you really listen?
- Social Issue: How do the lyrics of the song reflect a social issue or problem? Consider the genre of the song in the creation of the lyrics and the message it is delivering.
- Historical Context: How does the historical context of the song impact the message and the delivery of that message? Do you think the historical context can change the meaning of the problem being addressed?Describe the meaning that you find in the lyrics to your selected song. What does the song seek to tell you when you really listen?
- Society: Do you feel this medium is an important element to society? Explain your reasoning.
Support your responses by referencing the song, the module resources, and other course materials.
Note: If the lyrics for your chosen song are very long, you might consider uploading just a fragment of the song (the chorus refrain, for example). This will make the discussion post easier to read.