ADDICTION/DEPENDENCY SUBSTANCE ABUSE (TENNESSEE WHISKEY (uses symbol to…
kendrick is drinking away his pain because of his childhood memories
kendrick knows his limit, but he is going beyond it.
someone is encouraging kendrick to drink. his family members.his whole family has a drinking problem. so drinking is a normal thing for him.
uses symbol to compare a girl to a type of liquor
chris talks about being in love and dont know how to express his feelings towards the female.
chris is comparing the alchol to a girl that he cant leave. this is an extended metaphor for addiction.
chris uses his love that he felt like he should have had and describes it the different types of characteristics that different liquors have. as smooth...brandy - those specific types of liquor have different taste and
liquor was there for Chris when he was at his baddest point
j cole is not describing alcohol, but talking about smoking weed.
j cole friends could have done something else other than doing drugs and passing away. he is the only one in this world that has made them proud.
j cole give you a different way to cope with your problems... he says not to medicate, but to meditate.
swimming pool and tennesee whiskey
they both pertain to alcohol and their depndency and they must know a lot about alcohol since they are able to speak on it as if they are alcholics.
3 SONG COMPARISON
SWIMMING POOL, TN WHISKEY AND FRIENDS AL COMPARE EACH OTHER ABOUT DRUGS AND PAST MEMORIES AND HOW THEY COPE WITH EVERYTHING
the theme in the three songs is about how they have a depnedency on something that is doing more harm than good. they release it towards the end of each song.
for each one of the peoole who wrote the song, something led them to the point of abusing substances, whether it be a bad relationship or bad upbringing.
all three songs use the word "love" and shows their relationship with what they are using to cope with their emotions
all three songs replace what they think they need most with a substance