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Marilyn G Eazy Analysis

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Determining a Potential Break Up: Analyzing the meaning of “Marilyn” by G-Eazy Behind every love song is a meaningful message that the audience often misses because they're hooked onto the beat, or simply don't see the big picture. G-Eazy is a new rapper who, over the past couple of years, has slowly grown into a well-known artist. Before everyone knew him for the song “Me, Myself and I,” he had an album previous to his latest one, When It's Dark Out. In the album, These Things Happen, there was a specific song that truly stands out to those in relationships. All relationships have their ups and downs and everyone can agree to that. “Marilyn” by G-Eazy, sends off a clear message to its audience: relationships are difficult. The song starts off with the hook. The girl is talking to some guy, possibly her boyfriend, and tells him, “...I want to love you/But if it's not right what can I do?” (1-2). Within the first few lines we can assume there is a conflict the couple is facing. Possibly him not wanting to be with her? Maybe he’s rejecting her? Or perhaps he's one of those guys that lead a girl on and decide to leave her hanging. Whatever the case may be, we know they’re dealing with an issue. As the song continues, it then turns over to the guy speaking, perhaps back to the girl, and he understands that their relationship isn't what it used to be and even uses the Kennedy's so-called perfect relationship as an analogy: “Uh, I wish we could just pretend to be/Like we always were before as happy as the…show more content…
But the tone slightly changes after every verse; at first it's not very noticeable, but towards the end the girls tone changes. After the first verse, compared to how it did in the beginning, the girl's voice sounds unsure of something. However, we still don't know what the main conflict is. We only know that they're in a rocky place in their relationship and things aren't the way they used to
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