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Analysis Of Livin On A Prayer

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All throughout Bon Jovi’s song “Livin’ on a Prayer” it shows a tone of being depressed and having hope. They shows this throughout the song to say having someone to lean on, in rough times, can help you get through them. This is most prevalent when he sings “Take my hand, we'll make it I swear” and “Baby it’s okay, someday”. Bon Jovi uses terms like metaphor, personification, irony and even connotation to show a tone of depression and hopefulness. Bon Jovi used literary terms like personification when he said “Now he’s holding in what he used to make it talk” with it being a guitar. Where selling the guitar led to depression. Irony when he said “Baby it’s okay, someday”. Connotation when he sings “You live for the fight when it’s
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