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A critical summary of these lyrics would, of course, include a discussion of the meaning of the poem as discussed in the answer above. However, it should also include a discussion of Dylan's link...

Latest answer posted December 12, 2017, 3:55 pm (UTC)

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The tone of Bob Dylan’s 1962 song “Blowin’ in the Wind,” which was released in 1963 but recorded the previous year, is one of frustration and disappointment. Dylan was an extraordinarily...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2020, 5:36 pm (UTC)

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When working on this essay, the first thing you'll need to do is decide which position you will want to take: either that a singer-songwriter should be able to win the Nobel Prize in literature or...

Latest answer posted January 23, 2020, 2:07 am (UTC)

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Like many of Bob Dylan's songs (but not so much his topical folk songs of the early 1960s) "Blowin' in the Wind" feature lyrics that are fairly cryptic. At the same time, they are highly...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2016, 3:27 pm (UTC)

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The most direct political imagery in Dylan's song is in the following lines: Come senators, congressmenPlease heed the callDon't stand in the doorwayDon't block up the hall Imagery is description...

Latest answer posted October 26, 2019, 1:13 am (UTC)

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In reading the lyrics of "Mr. Tambourine Man," written by Bob Dylan, it has been suggested that the images portrayed are surreal. My interpretation is that the narrator (the songwriter) is...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2011, 6:33 am (UTC)

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Bob Dylan's 1962 composition "Blowin' in the Wind" utilizes a succession of questions. One way to interpret the lyrics is that the questions are rhetorical; as such, they are answered by the same...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2020, 7:42 pm (UTC)

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"Blowin' in the Wind" really inaugurates in some ways the rich vein of powerfully evocative, sometimes surrealist imagery that runs through Dylan's lyrics. Many of his songs are narrative works...

Latest answer posted May 5, 2016, 4:10 am (UTC)

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Generally, this song's lyrics seem to point to the state of flux of the U.S during the 60s, as traditional roles of geneder, race, government and religoin were being challenged to their cores. The...

Latest answer posted May 10, 2013, 1:20 pm (UTC)

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There are a number of ways that Bob Dylan influenced American music (and English music). His influence is often associated with counter-culture of the 1950s and 1960s in the context of socially...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2015, 4:03 pm (UTC)

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