Song Analyzing- Numb

  1. It is about someone being told what to do and how to be but they don’t want to be how that person wants them to be. This poem addresses a social phenomenon
  2. The person singing he song is Chester Charles Bennington and he is the lead singer of Linkin Park and he is saying he doesn’t want to be told what to do.
  3. The word “Undertow” is repeated a lot in the song and in the water you can be pushed down and its called an undertow and that is how the singer is feeling when hes being told what to do.
  4. The song is very serious “Can’t you see that your smothering me” really shows how he feels and makes the song more sad.
  5. There is an abab rhyme scheme within the chorus.
  6. The title of the song really captures how the singer feels inside “numb”
  7.  The song is intense and the reader/listener can really feel how the singer feels.

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