Metaphors in Rock Love Songs since the 1950s

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The beginning:
Metaphors in Rock Love Songs since the 1950s
OUTLINE
1.0Introduction
1.1 Thesis: metaphors used in a selection of the
most popular love songs in rock history to answer the question of what is love
2.0The 1950s: From Love Me Tender to Who Wrote the Book of Love?
2.1Elvis Presley’s Love Me Tender – metaphors of eternal
and everlasting love
2.2The Monotone’s Who Wrote the Book of Love – the metaphor of love as a chapter book
3.0The 1960s: From And I Love Her to The Thrill is Gone
3.1The Beatles’ And I Love Her – metaphors of eternal and everlasting love
3.2BB King’s The Thrill is Gone – the metaphor of love as a witch’s curse and spell
4.01970s: From Could It Be I’m Falling In Love to Love Hurts
4.1The Spinners Could It Be I’m Falling in Love...
The end:
.....pearance on the Ed Sullivan Show and how the Beatles ushered in a new era of art and music that changed the culture of America. Discussion is also provided about groups like The Dave Clark Five, The Kinks, The Moody Blues, Them (and Van Morrison), The Yardbirds, The Who, and The Rolling Stones.
Scaruffi, P. (2003). A History of Rock Music: 1951-2000.
iUniverse.
This book examines the history of rock music from 1951 to 2000 in terms of the ideas that have been introduced by rock musicians and artists.
THE MONOTONES lyrics - The Book Of Love. (2010). Retrieved
September 24,
2010, from <http://www.oldielyrics.com/lyrics/the_monotones/the_book_of_love.html
This site provides the lyrics of the song Who Wrote the Book of Love by the Monotones.