Literary Elements Used In Cancer By My Chemical Romance

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The world has enjoyed poetry and music for centuries. Lyrics and Stanzas are powerful in how they inspire the people who appreciate them. Literary elements reveal the main message. One element is repetition, especially used in music in the chorus line, the message of the piece. Another element is metaphor, used to compare unlike things that go together in the context of the piece. “Cancer” by My Chemical Romance shows these similarities. This song describes a desolate man coping with his inevitable death. One element used is word choice. When the speaker describes himself as “soggy from the chemo”, it creates a profound despair. Soggy describes something ready to be thrown out, showing that the speaker wishes to be put out of his misery. The
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