Kurt Cobain Research Paper

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Kurt Cobain was born on February 20, 1967 in Aberdeen, Washington. (“Cobain, Kurt”) He had a good home life until his parents divorced in the 1970’s. This was during elementary school, when he would feel ashamed in public due to his parent’s divorce. It was very uncommon for divorce during that time, so kids took notice of Kurt. Kurt lived with his mother until she got a boyfriend. Kurt and his mother’s boyfriend did not get along, so he then moved in with his father. It was fantastic until his father remarried and started to favor the new family. He often felt alone, and was always writing, drawing, or writing song lyrics. During Kurt’s teen years he was introduced to the Melvins, a local rock band. The Melvins were the inspiration of Nirvana. Kurt met his bass guitarist, Krist Novaselic, through the Melvins as well. Their drummer David Ghral was found later right before their tour. On tour Kurt met Courtney Love who he married February 24, 1990, and had his daughter, Francis Bean August 18, 1992. (Jeff, Burlingome) Kurt Cobains song, “Come As You Are,” talks about reconnecting with old friends or enemies, realizing someone…show more content…
“Come as you are, as you were,” saying please come, just like you are. I won’t judge you in any way. “Take your time, hurry up,” means if you want to come please do, but please hurry. “The choice is yours, don’t be late,” it’s up to you if you come, but I need you here more than ever. “Take a rest as a friend,” Just keep me company, I’m alone here. “As on old memoria,” like how it used to be. “Come doused in mud, soaked in bleach.” You can come dirty or not yourself. “As I want you to be, as a trend, as a friend.” I just want you’re here, I won’t change you. “And I swear that I don’t have a gun,” I promise you are safe with me. The song is Cobain begging in a confusing way. He is using oxymoron’s to call for help. (Cobain, Kurt. “Come as You Are.”

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