Why I Got No Soul By Zachary Dela Rocha Analysis
The sound UH shows us that they may be trying to speak out but cant with a hand around their neck and all that can be made out is a struggled grunt, this stirs a lot of emotion and may even make the listener feel tense or uneasy.
Metaphor- "born without a face". This refers to the indigenous people of Chiapas, who were unrepresented and ignored by the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) controlled Mexican government, but also broadly to other peoples hurt by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). This lead to the people of the United States also feel like people ‘without a face' as there identity has been taken. Its either they speak up for the Mexican people or they belong to the majority of those too scared to speak up. repetition- As in all songs, theres a line or two repeated over and over. This gives us something to remember, something that will get stuck in our heads- artists usually make this their main message. For this song, "One motive no hope " is that hook line that will get stuck in your head. It tells us the main message that the Mexican peoples only motive is to survive even when hope is slim, causing a sadness or