A Boy Names Sue Song Analsysis

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*Plot Twist*
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*Time Change*
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Slant rhyme
Slant rhyme * 10 stanzas * AABCCB * Except for stanzas 5,6,10 * 6 line stanzas * Except lines 6 and 9 * Cash’s accent makes the 4th and 5th lines of the 10th stanza sound like they rhyme (slant rhyme)

* 10 stanzas * AABCCB * Except for stanzas 5,6,10 * 6 line stanzas * Except lines 6 and 9 * Cash’s accent makes the 4th and 5th lines of the 10th stanza sound like they rhyme (slant rhyme)

And he said: "Son, this world is rough
And if a man's gonna make it, he's gotta be tough
And I knew I wouldn't be there to help ya along.
So I give ya that name and I said goodbye
I knew you'd have to get tough or die
And it's the name that helped to make you strong."

He said: "Now you just fought one hell of a fight
And I know you hate me, and you got the right
To kill me now, and I wouldn't blame you if you do.
But ya ought to thank me, before I die,
For the gravel in ya guts and the spit in ya eye
Cause I'm the son-of-a-bitch that named you "Sue.'"

I got all choked up and I threw down my gun
And I called him my pa, and he called me his son,
And I came away with a different point of view.
And I think about him, now and then,
Every time I try and every time I win,
And if I ever have a son, I think I'm gonna name him
Bill or George! Anything but Sue! I still hate that name!

And he said: "Son, this world is rough
And if a man's gonna make it, he's gotta be tough
And I knew I wouldn't be there to help ya along.
So I give ya that name and I said goodbye
I knew you'd have to get tough or die
And it's the name that helped to make you strong."

He said: "Now you just fought one hell of a fight
And I know you hate me, and you got the right
To kill me now, and I wouldn't blame you if you…...

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