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Imagine By: John Lennon
Imagine lyrics Imagine there's no Heaven It's easy if you try No hell below us Above us only sky Imagine all the people Living for today Imagine there's no countries It isn't hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too Imagine all the people Living life in peace
Lyrics continued You may say that I'm a dreamer But I'm not the only one I hope someday you'll join us And the world will be as one Imagine no possessions I wonder if you can No need for greed or hunger A brotherhood of man Imagine all the people Sharing all the world
Lyrics continued You may say that I'm a dreamer But I'm not the only one I hope someday you'll join us And the world will live as one
John Lennon • John Lennon was born on October 9 th, 1940 in Liverpool, England. He co-founded the Beatles, one of the best bands of all time. He was abandoned by his father when he was a baby and his mother couldn’t handle being a parent. He was raised by his aunt and uncle. He was a decent student, but his super artistic ability led him through school. He started a band in high school called Quarry Men. A few years later when he was attending Liverpool Art College he joined a band called the Silver Beatles. The group split in 1971. He was shot by a fan on December 8 th, 1980 in New York, New York (Gale Research). back
Heaven An allusion is a reference to something either literary or something important. An example of an allusion would be a character quoting something said or done. back
Rhyme John Lennon uses some rhymes in his song. The rhyme scheme for each verse is ABCBDE. A rhyme is something that sounds similar to another word. Some examples would be cat and bat. back
People There are 195 countries in the world and 7 continents. There are roughly 6, 824, 453, 471 people in the world. People have evolved a lot over millions of years (U. S. Census Bureau). back
countries There are 195 countries in the world. They are all different and some are very diverse These are the top ten most powerful countries (About. com: part of the New York Times Company). back
Religion There are 40 different religions. Some of the most popular religions are christianity, buddhism, judaism, and hinduism. They all have a set of guidelines and a messiah(Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance). back
Peace Peace is when everything is calm and everyone is happy. Peace is often disrupted and there and many problems In the world. In this song John Lennon talks about how peace is important. back
Theme Theme Is the main idea of the topic. In this song theme is “And the world will be as one. ” I think this means that he wants the world to come together and be peaceful and help each other and be a family. back
Greed or hunger World hunger and greed are some big problems in this world. Greed changes a lot of people and makes them do bad things. world hunger is mostly in Africa, but also in a lot of other places. It is a big problem and a ton of people die from it each year. back
Man Men have evolved a lot over a long period of time. Men also have invented a lot of things and done a lot of great things for the world. These are some of our ancestors. Homo habilis 2. 2 to 1. 6 million years ago Homo erectus 2. 0 to 0. 4 million years ago Homo sapiens archaic 400 to 200 thousand years ago Homo sapiens neandertalensis 200 to 30 thousand years ago Homo sapiens 200 thousand years ago to present (Human Evolution). back
Tone The tone of this song is that he is a dreamer. He has a vision that the world will be peaceful and there will be no problems. Tone is the way that you express your feeling and your way of sounding. back
Will live as one My interpretation of this line is that John Lennon wants to say that the world should live as a big family and be peaceful. He also wants that there are no problems. back
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