Visual And Performing Arts: Protest Song (Essay Sample)
Refer to the Second Essay Protest Music Example Resource that can be accessed using the Module tab.
A completed draft of the essay is due as a paper copy in class Week 10 on 3/21/2018. The polished final essay is due to a paper copy in class Week 11 on 3/28/2018.
The final version of the essay will be graded for form and content with comments and returned with a numeric score the following week. The numeric score will also be posted on Canvas.
Visual and Performing Arts
The song is Bon Dylan's “A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall” is part of his album called “Freewheelin'” that has a collection of songs that were written as a protest to post-war America. Each line of the song begins a new one and it was written right before the time when the Missile crisis happened in Cuba which was in 1962. The USSR battled against each other and threatening nuclear war to the world.
The lyrics are:
Oh, where have you been, my blue-eyed son? Oh, where have you been, my darling young one? I've stumbled on the side of twelve misty mountainsI've walked an
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