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A Brief & Incomplete Poetic Analysis of Jason Mraz

Jason Mraz’s “I Won’t Give Up” has been on my mind. I can’t decide whether the lyrics drive me insane, or whether I approve of its call for committed romantic relationships, or whether it’s a masterpiece in contemporary music.

New York Public Library

So I did what all English majors (past, present and wannabe) do in a time of existential crisis: I diagrammed the poetic influences and questions posed by Mraz’s lyric.

The interactive poster (called a “glog”) is available here. Credit goes to Mraz for writing the lyrics, AZLyrics for posting them, Google Images/Youtube for pics and video, and Glogster for creating the interactive poster software. – Gabrielle

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