Like a "Skyscraper"

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Like A “Skyscraper”

Not many of you may know who Demi Lovato is or what she has recently gone through. Lovato is a very beautiful, strong, and talented girl. She had recently came out of treatment due to eating disorders, bipolar, depression, drugs, and cutting. She had hid her personal life behind cameras since she didn’t want to be the next scandalous artist, but most importantly, Lovato didn’t want to disappoint her fans. But before she had gone through treatment, Lovato had recorded a song name, “Skyscraper.” leading her to cry during the recording; she felt that the song had spoken to her especially with her mental and emotional breakdowns. A year later, she tried re-recording it once she was out of rehab, but she just couldn't get the same emotions, so they stuck with her first recording. You can hear and feel the pain in her voice as sings the song Skyscraper. Demi Lovato expresses her challenges and complications through the lyrics of the song by using examples of personification, similes, metaphors, and imagery. Before Demi Lovato had been introduced to “Skyscraper,” the song was written by Toby Gad, Kerli Kovi, and Lindy Robbins. As soon as Lovato had read the lyrics, she automatically wanted to sing the song. Throughout the recording, Lovato couldn’t stop crying and she knew that the song had meant everything to her. No one would have known that she would have been put into treatment after recording “Skyscraper.” Skies are crying, I am watching

Catching tear drops in my hands
Only silence as it's ending
Like we never had a chance
Do you have to make feel like
There's nothing left to me?
The first verse above explains how Lovato is watching her life fall apart from a distance. She knows that her darkness and fear has taken over her by now. Toby Gad, Kerli Kovi, and Lindy Robbins uses a metaphorical saying such as “catching teardrops in my hands” as a display of struggle. Another way to demonstrate her way of struggle to the audience is the...
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