Candle in the Wind, Eleanor Rigby, Paint It Black

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Over forty million adults in the U.S.A suffer from an anxiety disorder such as depression. Throughout time, people have had the same or similar feelings and concerns, and there have been many songs written about the feelings of the depressed. “Paint it Black” is one of these songs and it depicts a man who has lost his love. Also “Candle in the Wind” talks about Marilyn Monroe who was depressed to the point of suicide. “Eleanor Rigby” shows a women and pastor who are lonely. These three songs express how someone can be lonely in a world full of people.

"Paint it Black" by the Rolling Stones shows a man who is lonely in a world full of people. The word choice of "black" throughout the song emphasizes many emotions such as depression, loneliness and the desire to be left alone.
"I see a red door and I want it painted black", (1) "I see girls walk by dressed in their summer clothes" (3) and " I see a line of cars and their all painted black" (5) all relate a man talking in first person walking down the road wanting everything to be as sad and dark as he feels inside. The line "with flowers and my love both never to come back" (6) could be one of the most touching parts to this song and gives us a reason for this mans sadness, his love is gone. Shows that the amazement that most feel for the world is no longer felt by him (8). " I look inside myself and see my heart is black" (9) demonstrates the acknowledgment of the death of his emotions. He says " maybe i'll fade away and not have to face the fact" (11) restates the loss of his love. " I could not foresee this thing happening to you" (14) reflects that in some way this man feels responsible for what has happened to the girl he loves, and that he lacks control over the world around him. Line 15 and 16 use beautiful and descriptive language while “I want to see the sun blotted out of the sky” (23) shows more…...

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