Perswazja i dyskurs Zła we współczesnej muzyce popularnej na przykładach Rolling Stones i Extremoduro
Persuasion and discourse of Evil in contemporary popular music based on the examples of the Rolling Stones and Extremoduro
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Dealing with discourses produced in contemporary popular music, it is usual in contemporary youth’s imaginary to find rock considered as metonymic with authenticity, remaining as a movement an outstanding extension of Romanticism. Then, when drawing out its motifs from Satanism, successful rock lyrics need a rhetorical stylization in order to construct persuading songs beyond traditional morals. The main goal of this article is to analyze and compare this kind of stylization in the Rolling Stones’ Sympathy for the Devil and Jesucristo García, written by the Spanish band Extremoduro, taking them both as examples of popularized dramatic monologues that present the topic of attraction of Evil performed by devilish figures.
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