"Puff The Magic Dragon"
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During the 1960s, one of the revolutionary developments that changed the landscape of American culture and history was the establishment of the Hippie Movement. The paper shows that besides rock music, traditional folk music came into being once again, only this time, a mixture of rock influence was infused with traditional folk music. This type of music was played by bands such 'Peter, Paul and Mary' which received acclaim and popularity because of the liberal ideas they incorporated into their songs. This paper analyzes one of the band's songs, the famous children's rhyme entitled, "Puff (the Magic Dragon)." The paper looks at how the song can be interpreted in two ways - the loss of innocence of children as they embark into the real world and the issue of drug addiction.
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