Introducing Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen as War Poets: Interpretation on Expressions

Authors

  • Mohankumar S
  • *Manjusha C B
  • Suseebharathi T

Keywords:

Emotions, Impact, Songs, War poetry, World Wars..

Abstract

Cohen and Dylan are the world wide famous singers but many have forgotten the literature that could be taught using their songs. This research article is scripted with the objective of exploring the qualities of war poets in the everlasting duo of Cohen and Dylan.  This research article also aims to exhibit the emotions expressed through the select songs of the stalwarts Cohen and Dylan. Attempts are made to probe into a few historical back ground like the World Wars to justify and to substantiate the statements mentioned. Analyses of the select songs are done based on a few characteristics of war poets and poetry.  Thus, this research critique is an effort to explain the importance of teaching the works of such singers, lyricist and poets in literature classroom to give a better understanding of those unforgotten lessons of the past. 

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Author Biographies

Mohankumar S

Research Associate, Division of English, SAS-SSL, VIT University, Chennai. 

*Manjusha C B

Research Associate, Division of English, SAS-SSL, VIT University, Chennai. 

Suseebharathi T

Research Associate, Division of English, SAS-SSL, VIT University, Chennai. E-Mail: mohankumars0211@gmail.com 

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Published

23-12-2017 — Updated on 17-07-2021

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How to Cite

S, M., C B, *Manjusha, & T, S. (2021). Introducing Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen as War Poets: Interpretation on Expressions. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, 5(12), 18. Retrieved from https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/2602 (Original work published December 23, 2017)