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The Mood In 'Shake It Out' By Florence + The Machine

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At the beginning of the book, We Were Liars, the mood is very mysterious and dark as Cady describes her family’s problems. However, as the book continues the mood starts to lighten up a bit, especially when Cady comes to reality with her inner ghost. The changing mood of book can be described using the song “Shake It Out” by Florence + The Machine. At first, when she first realizes that her cousins are dead the mood feels like these lyrics, “Regrets collect like old friends/Here to relive your darkest moments…/And I’ve been a fool and I’ve been blind/I can never leave the past behind.../I’m always dragging that horse around.” Not only do the lyrics feel bitter, but so does the music. When the song starts, it is very quiet and slow. The mood
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