Analysis Of Imagine By John Lennon

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Lennon literally wrote this song in one brief morning on a Steinway piano. He described the genre as a piano ballad in a rock category. Rather than sitting down on a chair contemplating about life, Lennon attempted to declare the freedom of hunger, agony, religion and from politics. Perhaps, lyrics in a song could be the most powerful device in speaking through people’s heart. He wanted to leave the contemporary world living and competing for money and fame. The idealistic and political mind drawing people’s attention to the political state of mind. Lennon composed the melody in a lyrical and smooth tone to create a wider audience. It entailed political message in a non-harsh way to the people. Lennon created an atmosphere, an imaginative world …show more content…
His composition demonstrated a revolutionary nature of peace political action. Encouraging humanity not to get too attached towards materialistic possession, Lennon pleads his listeners to abandon the political system occurring all over the world, to live in serenity, to envision a realm without religion. Imagine was used in many national anthems of a certain country along with tragedy incident event. After the Paris Attack in November 2015, a pianist played this song in an instrumental version on the street as a tribulation to the victims. The song Imagine was utilized in Stalinism in endorsing peaceful commotion in antagonism to political obstruction. Undeniably, his wife Yoko Ono made a huge influence on this song. After having Yoko in Lennon’s life, he began to converge his composition with his inner world. Taking his composition to significant real life value with his creative potential. With the advanced technology device in this modern world, popular music is spread around the globe through social media in a blink of an eye. Music is capable of influencing certain manner, behavior, and moral of the society. It allows the change of a specific potential between social relationships of a political …show more content…
Buffalo Soldier was named after the black cavalry who were brought by their will from Africa to America. At the beginning, they were trying to stay alive in the country. Eventually, they were brought to fight for America to demolish the Native Americans. The black cavalries regiment were given the name Buffalo for the reason that they were black, with dreadlock hair that gives the impression of a buffalo. They were practically fighting for survival, yet, they were taken to fight for America. Marley was venting through his song about how ruthless the black cavalry fighters were treated. After all, they were the black men that helped to build the country. It is a protest song to fight for equality in spite of race and skin colour. Buffalo soldiers fought in the Indian War after 1866 to gain back access to the land for the white people that was conquered by Native Americans. The black fighters were practically slaves seized from

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