Tin soldiers and Nixon coming,
We're finally on our own.
This summer I hear the drumming,
Four dead in Ohio.

Gotta get down to it
Soldiers are cutting us down
Should have been done long ago.
What if you knew her
And found her dead on the ground
How can you run when you know?

Gotta get down to it
Soldiers are cutting us down
Should have been done long ago.
What if you knew her
And found her dead on the ground
How can you run when you know?

Tin soldiers and Nixon coming,
We're finally on our own.
This summer I hear the drumming,

Four dead in Ohio.

Imagery:

" And found her dead on the ground" it puts an image in peoples mind that the national guards were bad.

Syntax:

Repeats " How can you run when you know" "Tin soldiers and Nixon Coming"

Diction:

3 most impacted words; dead, tin soldiers, and Nixon

The guitar and drums keep the song mellow and slow

Details:

Tells a story and sends a message. Telling a story of the shooting at Kent state University, The national guard shot upon the the college protestors.

Tone:

Reflective and Humble tone for the music

Remorseful and upset tone for the lyrics

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