Eminem Comparison

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Memories are hard. There was the time you made her smile and your world lit up and you knew you loved her. The time you were off on a trip and couldn’t contact her, but when you got back you found all the messages she left to tell you about what you were missing in her day and to remind you that she loved you. The time you both stayed in and watched Netflix and she fell asleep on you and you couldn’t help but watch her, cozy and innocent and happy. The time you moved 1,007 miles away and she told you she’d wait for you and she didn’t. Even though you’re no longer together, you can still remember the smell of her hair and how it felt when she kissed you, and everything reminds you of her and how you used to be. In his song, “Superman,” Eminem…show more content…
The intro talks about how he and his ex-lover (stated to have been Mariah Carey in his 2008 autobiography) loved one another—what else could be interpreted from their erotic groans and the lyrics, “ 'Cause I know you want me baby / I think I want you too”? They were infatuated. He goes as far as to tell her “I think I love you too” and he emphatically offers to “rescue” her from the hardships of being single. He wants “to grow together” and to “let [their] love unfurl,” which is talking about the very emotional connection they have with one…show more content…
He says, “ever since I broke up with what’s her face / I’m a different man,” which illustrates how scarred and brokenhearted their breakup left him. He’s an entirely different person than he was before, so how can we hold him to our former standards? How can we expect him to be the decent human he apparently was before if his heart was broken so badly? He physically can’t be that person. We can’t hold him to the standards we hold everyone else to: he’s heartbroken and he deserves our pity rather than our
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