6 Million vs Get Up Stand Up (Persuasive Techniques (AFOREST) (Emotive…
6 Million vs Get Up Stand Up
The theme for Get Up Stand Up is peace. the song wants to move people with the overhead theme of peace and for them to achieve it. Standing up for rights is very important so that the people wouldn't be kicked around by government officials.
The theme for 6 Million is war, peace and outlawing religious discrimination. The song wants people to realise that wars cause nothing but more problems even though it promise to solve problems. The song wants people to know that discrimination of all kinds are wrong and should be stopped. But in this case, religious discrimination is worse because millions of Jews have died due to Hitler's different views. The song warns society to accept everyone and not to repeat history again
The mood of 6 Million is quite aggressive and fierce. The information that the song tells the listeners is quite heavy and is represented in a very informative way. However, the song would make the audience angry and a little sad.
Get Up Stand Up
The mood of Get Up Stand Up is very chill and peaceful. The song can be considered as a very peaceful protest song that encourages the audience to take action against right violations that powerful officials have been doing. The audience would feel very relaxed after listening to the song but also empowered to stand up for their rights
Get Up Stand Up uses a lot of metaphors of gods and humans to represent the powerful officials in countries that are taking away the essential rights that the people need.
Only in Get Up Stand Up is the singer wanting to get his message about standing up for rights to the audience using metaphors. Besides that, the rest of the lyrics were quite straightforward. For 6 Million, because only information was being told to the audience in the lyrics, it was pretty straightforward.
In Get Up Stand Up, rhyming was constantly used throughout the song to make it more catchy and get it easily stuck in the audience's head. The message of the song in amplified by the rhyming because it makes the song more appealing. In 6 Million, there is no use of rhyme at all and only uses verses that contain zero rhyming. However, it only delivers information so rhyming is not really needed. In addition, the alliteration and repetition that the song uses makes the song catchy enough to not necessarily need rhyming to enhance the song
Persuasive Techniques (AFOREST)
In Get Up Stand Up, Bob Marley used emotive language in the chorus to encourage listeners to stand up for their rights. On the other hand, 6 Million uses emotive language to get listeners to empathize with the dead Jewish people and make them aware about religious discrimination and not to repeat history again
Both of the songs use strong opinions to move listeners and stand up against the wrongdoings of society. In Get Up Stand Up, Bob Marley used his opinions to sway the listeners to stand up for their rights and not stand being mistreated in society anymore. 6 Million uses opinions to share the emotion of a Jew in concentration camps to let listeners know about the brutalities of the Nazis and take action again discrimination.
Facts & Figures
Facts and figures is only used in 6 million as the whole structure of the song is to provide the audience with an abundance of information about the brutality of the Holocaust and World War II
Alliteration is only used in 6 Million alongside the chorus and repetition to emphasize the amount of Jewish deaths because of the Holocaust and World War II. Alliteration helps the song by making it feel more catchy and get the message of the song get stuck in listeners' head so they would more likely to take action that lay around and allowing people to be discriminated against
In both of the songs, the chorus was repeated multiple times throughout the song. Both of them had whole verses that were made up of constantly repeating the chorus over and over and over.
The strong messages of both of the songs are mostly represented in the chorus which used repetition a lot. The repetition helps by emphasizing the message of the song very well
In Get Up Stand Up, "Get Up Stand Up, Stand up for your rights" were constantly repeated at the beginning of the song. However, later in the song, only "Get Up Stand Up". "Don't give up the fight" and "Stand up for your rights" were repeated multiple times along with the chorus .
In 6 Million, throughout the song "6 million" was the chorus and was repeated the most times. However unlike Get Up Stand Up, the other part of the song that was repeated is "tragedy". "tragedy" wasn't repeated more than 4 times per verse and although it appeared alongside the chorus, it was only the beginning of the last chorus, it didn't play as big of a role as "stand up for your right" and "don't give up the fight" in Get Up Stand Up