Love In 'Red' By Taylor Swift

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“Regretting him was like wishing you never found out that love could be that strong we’re burning red”. These famous words of Taylor Swift tell us that she was wishing she never figured out love could be that strong, it was like regretting the guy and that their love was burning up in flames. Taylor Swift words help us understand how it was to love the guy and how it was to be with the guy. In Taylor Swift “Red” the speaker use similes and metaphors to explain how it was loving the guy.
To begin in verse 1 she uses similes to tell what it like to love the guy. The first evidence is when she say “loving him is like driving a new maserati down a dead end street” (1). She mean the love was fast and good,but after a while it get sickening
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The seventh evidence is when she say “touching him was like realizing all you ever wanted is right there in front of you “(10). She means realizing all she ever wanted was in front of her is what it was like touching him and this is a tactile imagery. The eight evidence is when she say “ memorizing him was as easy as knowing all the words to your old favorite song” (11). She means remembering the guy wasn’t that hard to do and it wasn’t hard to remember the things the guy did. The ninth evidence is when she say “ fighting with him was like trying to solve a crossword and realizing there is no right answer “(12). She means arguing with the guy was confusing , there was no right and no good answer. She tells what it like to touch,remember and fight with the guy she once…show more content…
The tenth evidence is when she say “ remembering him comes in flashbacks and echoes’(20). She means remembering him was like a disturbing vivid memory and it was constantly coming back to her in her head including his voice. The eleventh evidence is when she say “ tell myself it’s time now gotta let go”(21). She means she is trying to move on and tell herself that she got to move on from this guy. The twelfth evidence is when she say “ but moving on from him is impossible”(22). She mean it easier said than done and it so hard to move on from the guy. She was explaining how it was to move on for the guy she once loved as you can see it wasn’t that easy.
These are the verses and chorus that Taylor swift in “Red” use for similes and metaphor to explain how loving the guy is . Taylor swift let us know how it was loving this guy and what it like being with the guy. She basically let us into her world by telling us her emotions and feelings about this guy. Taylor swift is known for singing about some guy she has dated and “Red” just happens to be one of those song. Not only that her music and this song help girl relate to her. Girls can also relate their relationship to her songs especially this
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