Essay about The Black Parade By My Chemical Romance

2104 Words Nov 28th, 2016 9 Pages
Everyone has a favorite memory with their father; maybe it was him teaching you to ride a bike, or dropping you off at school on your first day of kindergarten. No matter which memory comes to mind, you will always carry it with you through life and reflect on it when you miss your father the most. This message is shared in various forms of popular culture, from television commercials and movies to music and artwork. One song in particular does an excellent job of portraying this. “Welcome to the Black Parade,” by My Chemical Romance, is a song sung from the point of view of a son whose father is about to pass away. The son is remembering the different pieces of advice and wisdom his father has given him throughout life, and how those sayings are now impacting one of the most important moments of his life: losing his father. Many of us, including myself, can identify with this theme. We look up to our fathers for help, for guidance, and for support, especially during the first eighteen years of our lives. These are the memories of your father you will always have. Your father will always have a lasting impact on your life through your memories of his direct fathering and the advice he has given you in his paternal care because it creates an emotional bond that will provide you with foundation to making happiness in your life.
One line that is frequently repeated in the song is “And though you 're dead and gone believe me, your memory will carry on.” This, along with “We’ll…

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