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True Colors (lyrics meaning)

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Nadia Alvarez

on 14 April 2015

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Transcript of True Colors (lyrics meaning)

True Colors
By:Cyndi Lauper You with the sad eyes dont be dis You with the sad eyes
dont be discouraged
oh, i realize
It's hard to take courage
In a world full of people
You can lose sight of it all
And the darknes inside you
Can make you feel so small Meaning: People sometimes aren't
who they seem and sooner or later you will
see there "true colors", and the type of
person they really are. But I see your true colors
Shining through
I see your true colors
And that's why I love you
So don't be afraid to let them show
Your true colors
True colors
Are beautiful like a rainbow Meaning: People know how to put up
an act you may think you know who
they are, but most likely you don't Your true colors
true colors
true colors shining through
I see your true colors
and thats why i love you
so dont be afraid to let them show
your true colors
true colors
are beautiful like a rainbow Your true colors
true colors
true colors are shining through
i see your true colors
and thats why i love you
so dont be afraid to let them show
your true colors
true colors
are beautifullike a rainbow Meaning: true colors isn't who you presive yourself to be
it is how you act and who you REALLY are. The author Cyndi Lauper, in the song, "true colors", uses repetition as a primary literary device. Lauper's use of repetition enhances the theme by relating true colors. An example from the text is "your true colors, your true colors". This excerpt describes the theme because it relates to who they are. By using repetition, Lauper improves the song because it shows reason reason to the message. The author, Cyndi Lauper, in the song, "True colors" uses metaphor as a primary listerary device. Laupers use of metaphor enhances the theme by showing that you can hide in a mask and be someone your not. But sooner orlater, people will see the type of person you really are. This excerpt ilustrates the theme because you have to understand that youdont know the truth of most people, The author Cyndi Lauper in the song, "True Colors", uses simile as a primary literary device. Lauper's use of simile enhances the theme by relating true colors. An example from the text is "Are beatiful like a rainbow". This excerpt describes the theme because it relates who they are. By using simile, Lauper improve the song because shows reason to the message. The author, Cyndi Lauper, in the song, "True colors" uses repetition as a primary literary device. Laupers use of repetition enhances the theme by relating true colors. An example from the text is "your true colors, true colors." This excerpt describes the theme because it relates to who they are. By using repetition, Lauper improves the song because it shows reason to the message. The author Cydni Lauper, in the song "True colors" uses metaphor as a primary literary device. Lauper's use of metaphor enhances the theme by saying that people know how to put up a mask. They can act how they want the world to see them as, but in reality, thats not who they are. This excerpt ilustrates the theme because people are scared of what others will think of them so they try to become something that society will acept. By using metaphor, Lauper improves the song because you listen to it and you may think that its about who someone is or what they really look like. Think to your self and say, is this who i really want to be?
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