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Allusion Song Lyrics
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"That you were Romeo, you were throwing pebbles/and my daddy
said 'Stay away from Juliet'"
the author is trying to show how her family is not a fan of her boyfriend. However, hatred does not stop him from trying to win her heart.
"Shot me out of the sky, you're my kryptonite, you keep making me weak yeah frozen and can't speak." - ONE DIRECTION
the author is trying to display the severity of his/her love for his/her significant other. He/She feels like their lover actually makes him/her weak.
I found myself In wonderland/ Get back on My feet again. Is this real? Is it pretend? I'll take start Until end. - AVRIL LAVIGNE
the author is trying to show his/her confusion. He/She feels like she's lost and traveling through a mysterious land
"You shoulda been here to kick it with me We could have split this whole thing up 50/50, the ever so talented Mr. Ripley" - Drake
the author is attempting to point out how skilled and sly he is. He is talented...almost to the point where he can trick people into believing him.
"Okay, so you're Brad Pitt?/That don't impress me much/So you've got the looks but have you got the touch?..." - Shania Twain
the author wants to audience to think about how it's not always about looks, but about a person's actions
"I'm up at Brooklyn, now I'm down in Tribeca Right next to De Niro, but I'll be
hood forever I'm the new Sinatra, and since I made it here I can make it anywhere, yeah, they love me everywhere." - Jay Z
the author wants to point out what a "big deal" he/she is. He is an icon in whatever city he goes to
"I look like Tom Cruise on Vanilla skies, it was televised. I was in an accident like Geico,"
the author attempts to parallel his own experience with that of a movie character - to show how accidents change us
"Anyway I think I met him some time before,in a different life of where I record. I mean he was Adam, I think I was Eve but my vision ends with an apple on the tree....." -Nicki Minaj
the author tries to show how a previous chance encounter made a huge difference in her life
"Stock markets just crash, now I'm just a bill History don't repeat itself, it rhymes, 1929, still Write like Mark Twain, Jay Gatsby, I park things Yellow cars, yellow gold..." -Jay Z
the author is trying to emphasize an extravagant lifestyle by giving examples of figures from the past known for their wealth
"As I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I take a look at my life and realize there's nothing left." - Coolio
the author is attempting to display the seriousness of the situation - his life has such serious problems that he feels like it is of Biblical proportion
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