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Bea Breeden
11/4 Discussion
Fri Nov 4, 2011 1:46pm
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The song I chose to identify myself with was Firework by Katy Perry. The main reason I chose this song was because my mom always said that the song Firework reminds her of me. I think the main reason is because my ex boyfriend was a complete ass hole. My mom did not like him at all because he would constantly put me down and treat me like dirt. My mom played this song for me one day. She told me that I was a bright, beautiful, outgoing, and independent girl that should never let my fuse burn out. This made me feel good about myself because at the time I was going through a terrible time with my ex boyfriend. Also, it worked out because the starts out by saying how low someone can feel about themselves. Then, it goes on to talking about how to not give up on yourself because you are an independent woman. Basically stating the line: "Baby, you’re a firework". This song goes with my life because I have a story behind it. However, this song could be about anyone who feels down and sad. This is a good "pick-me-up" song to listen to. I think the message that the song puts out is a happy message. It is to help someone get picked up off their feet when they think that they are nothing. It is a good message for anyone. I also chose this song because there have been many moments in my life where I have just wanted to give up. I have felt like I had no one to talk to and that my life was horrible. I was pathetic. But hearing this song helped to bring me back up. I realized that there is more to life than getting and feeling low about stupid, and immature things. That is why this song helps me. It is something personal. The fact that my mom also chose this song for me means a lot to me. I mean, this means that she saw something in this song that reminds her of me. I am a firework in many good ways and bad. However, I know that I am not going to let anyone bring me down anymore.

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