Lose Yourself Eminem.
Is a song about a young rap artist who has one shot to make it big. If he succeeds he can finally become rich and famous and get away from the normal life. This has always been his dream and he now has the chance to get it. This song relates to Things Fall Apart because in chapter 1, Okonkwo had a chance to show everybody he was stronger than his father ever was, and that chance was beating everyone at a wrestling match. He beat Amalinze the Cat who had been undefeated for seven years, this brought great honor to his village and made everyone respect Okonkwo. This also proved to Okonkwo that he was nothing like his weak father. Okonkwo is then able to gain a position of wealth and gain a good and respected reputation, even though his father was shameful and poor. Numb Linkin Park
. This song is about someone having to live up to the expectations someone else wants for them. They are pressured into having to be exactly like that person. They are nonstop always being smothered, and absolutely hate the fact that they cannot be who they want to be. They eventually get tired of listening to him/her and start living to their own expectations. This relates to Things Fall Apart, in Chapter 2 because you can see that Okonkwo pressures his son, Nwoye, to be just like him. Okonkwo then finds Nwoye, to be very lazy and starts to beat him to “man him up” and make him tough like a man should be. Nwoye then becomes more attached to Ikemefuna, who shows care and comfort and becomes very distant and shows no interest in his father Okonkwo anymore.
Eye Of TheTiger Survivor.
This song is about being able to achieve what you want to do and having the strength to do so. He is talking about the “Eye of the tiger” meaning he has to face his fears and accomplish this fight that he is involved in. This relates to Things Fall Apart because, in chapter 5 of the book, Okonkwo and his ...
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