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Rhetorical Analysis Of Bonnie Tyler's Song Holding Out For A Hero

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In the song “Holding Out for a Hero,” Bonnie Tyler explains through rhetorical question, tactile imagery and auditory imagery that the heroic qualities street-wise, brave and selfless are necessary. First, a hero must be street-wise. According to Bonnie Tyler in her song “Holding Out for a Hero” a hero must have common sense. Tyler expresses the importance of being street-wise when she sings, “Where is the street-wise Hercules to fight the rising odds?” (2). It is important for a hero to be street-wise because they must know how to perform and what to do when the time is right. Bonnie Tyler uses the rhetorical device, rhetorical question, to add effect and get the listener’s attention. Next, a hero must possess bravery. Based on Bonnie Tyler’s
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