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by identify
Fri Dec 07, 2012 6:16 am
Forum: OLD IDEAS
Topic: "Elaboration of a tube" line in "Going Home"?
Replies: 104
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Re: "Elaboration of a tube" line in "Going Home"?

The earthworm has long been used in elementary high school biology classes and described as a tube within a tube which led to complex evolutionary advances. Humans are no exception. Cohen uses the word "brief", either as a step in the direction of greater specialization or as an apocalyptic projecti...
by identify
Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:47 am
Forum: OLD IDEAS
Topic: "Eye of the camp" line in "Amen"?
Replies: 45
Views: 35283

amen as a metphor for the holocaust

I believe that the lyrics of "Amen" powerfully express Cohen's use of metaphor for the Holocaust. A few of the expressions which in context lead me to this conclusion are: I've seen through the horror (the holocaust in Europe and genocides elsewhere) when the victims are singing (following repentanc...

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