Can Music Save Your Life Mark Edmundson Analysis

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In Mark Edmundson’s Article “Can Music Save Your Life?” he discusses his theories on music. He goes through personal experience and later onto philosophical stances. Edmunds believes music, opens figurative doors, should inspire one to create, and above all preserves the listener. Edmundson says music should make the listener desire to create. Edmundson exerts “The ultimate liberation that someone else's music may provide is the liberation of you--the individual--into your own music, or your own creations, of whatever stripe.” The best music is music that inspires the listener to write because or either spend your life as a consumer or creator but the latter is much more rewarding. Edmundson says consumerism tells us that the greatest

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