Stairway To Heaven

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The song I chose for analysis is Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin. I have looked over the lyrics of the songs and come to the conclusion that the song is about the Apocalypse. It is about how people would react if they knew that the world was about to end. I have broken down the meanings in almost every verse, which I will show later on in this assignment. The mood of the song …

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…from your convictions. I thought Stairway to Heaven was a great choice because the whole song is a metaphor, open to interpretation. If you read the lyrics, not knowing it was a song I believe most would agree it is a great free verse poem. This song opened my mind. Before this project I had trouble getting metaphors, and just from listening carefully to the words, the metaphors just became so easy to pick out