Songwriter Theory: Learn Songwriting And Write Meaningful Lyrics and Songs
Episode 39

Lyric Writing Tools #5 - Multiple Meanings

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It’s day 5 of our Week of Lyric Writing Tools. This time, we’re going to look at utilizing multiple meanings in lyrics.  

Multiple Meanings

Symbolism is one-directional. You have a symbol that represents something “real”. But you can also have multiple meanings, which is bi-directinal. 

Instead of a “fake” symbol representing the “real” thing you’re talking about, you have something literal you are utilizing to also symbolize something deeper.

Multiple meanings doesn’t even need to have any symbolic one. And you aren’t even limited to 2 meanings.

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