"Goodnight Saigon" by Billie Joel (1982)
Imagery: Describes hardships of war, "Praying to Jesus," "Listening to the Doors," "Reading Playboy magazines," "Smoking from a hash pipe"
Syntax: Emphasizes the bond made between soldiers in combat during the Vietnam war by repeating "we would all go down together"
Diction: During the chorus the instruments are "spastic like tameless horses." Together, remember, promise, prayed.
Details: The subject of the song in the bonding of soldiers discovering how to survive together during the Vietnam War. The song tells a story about the hardships of war.
Tone: Remorseful, sombre, reminiscent are words we would use to describe the songs music. The words seem patriotic, sentimental, nostalgic.
In video: 2:28-3:00