Imposing depictions — 2 Comments

  1. With the Thin Lizzy song, I’ve always felt that it depicted a certain male-group bravado but didn’t necessarily expect you to join in or admire it. The excitement and energy could be shared, but the attitudes were realistically rather juvenile. From the girl’s point of view, the slap in some ways has done its job: Johnny’s friends are advising him to leave her alone from now on, which is presumably what she wanted.

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