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lyric in Literature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlyriclyr‧ic1 /ˈlɪrɪk/ ●○○ noun  1 lyrics2 [countable] (also lyric poem) technicalAL a poem, usually a short one, written in a lyric style
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lyricFor any composer thinking of setting her lyrics, however, Sappho is still a challenge.Moreover, Morrissey's falsetto wail soars above and beyond the bad music criticism languishing in his lyrics.His lyrics take in many facets of relationships, including their positive and negative sides.Slashes break up paragraphs / like lines of lyrics / and choruses repeat and blur / like a gentle remix.Because she sang with such a sweet voice, and the lyric was such a heavy lyric, it made it darker.As is usual with Levellers, the lyrics are political.In fact, the sound is so wonderfully persuasive that it supersedes the logic of the lyrics.