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Figurative language

Figurative Language in Popular Songs

Figurative language – i.e. the usage of similes, metaphors, allusions, personifications and hyperboles – is arguably the greatest tool at a songwriter’s disposal outside of words themselves. That’s because practically every song you hear, no...

No Surprises

“No Surprises” by Radiohead 

It has been put forth that this song is about a man taking his own life via the ingestion of carbon monoxide. And such is a reasonable theory considering, for starters, that the lyrics are...