'Working Class Hero' Essay by Master Researcher

'Working Class Hero'
An analysis of the song 'Working Class Hero'.
# 89417 | 1,125 words | 1 source | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Music Studies (General)


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Description:

This paper analyzes the song "Working Class Hero" for what it says about work and workers, and for how it might help a vocational counselor. This paper notes that the song "Working Class Hero" celebrates the members of the working class who do their jobs for their families and who do not get the respect they deserve. The song does not single out one type of worker but instead celebrates the class of workers who do most of the work for society.

From the Paper:

" The song begins with a reference to retirement, to the end of the working life, showing how little the worker receives in terms of praise for what he has done. He is given a gold watch and holds it in his callused hand. The song also indicates, however, that the working class hero does not want more than this and instead has worked his whole life for the good of his family, giving his wife a house and his children a start in life. "

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