Uncommon Valor A Vietnam Story By: Jedi Mind Tricks
First Verse: Jedi Mind Tricks
Imagery: Describes experiences as if he were in the war. Describes his actions of killing innocent people and how that is wrong.
Syntax- Pauses when switching to a different event or emotion
Diction- Civilians or words that describe innocent people, Operation names like rolling thunder, Also words that show his fear
Details/allusions- explains a story of a man in vietnam uses specific events that actually happened in the war. Example: Operation Rolling Thunder was an operation by the United States to bomb North Vietnam until they made an agreement.
Tone- Harsh, Tired, Fearful
Second Verse: R.A. The Rugged Man
Imagery- Describes experiences of Vietnam of killing people as if it were fun and games
Syntax- When explaining how he feels he slows down but when describing specifics he raps fast.
Diction- Amusement, explaining events that he did to people
Details/Allusions- Describes agent oranges and about his child dying from the changes that occur because of it.
Tone- Amused, and then Wrathful, and then cold