Bruce Springsteen - Born In The U.S.A.

By: Connor, Mitch, Brianna, and Matt


  • It describes Pain or Remorse even when it mentions, “You end up like a dog that's been beat too much.” This line shows the emotional on physical toll of his life.


Repetition:  "Born in the USA"


Three most important words: Hometown, USA, and Vietnam
  • He shouts/chants the main chorus of the song which is Born in the U.S.A to show us how his experiences in America have impacted his life.


Subject: being raised in an average hometown in the U.S and then being sent of to war for no real reason than to kill “the yellow man”.

  • Saigon was the capital in South Vietnam where the North Vietnamese won a significant battle.
  • Khe Sanh was an important battle where both sides claimed victory.


Music: Irritated or Remorseful

Language: Contradictory, Irritated but also Proud

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