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  • Gender Representations In Pearl Jam's Poem, Nothingman And Better Man

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    Pearl Jam is an American rock band that formed in 1990. The songs Better Man and Nothingman are from the band’s third studio album released in 1994, Vitalogy. This essay will focus on and determine the band’s gender representations through structure and language features in the two songs, Nothingman and Better Man. The two verses in Better Man illustrate the difficulties faced by a woman in an abusive relationship with her male partner. The first verse uses imagery and rhyme to show the female’s