I’ve not seen the Disney movie Frozen yet. I plan to eventually, since the Snow Queen Elsa from Frozen will be a character in the upcoming season of Once Upon a Time (one of my favorite shows).
Even though I’ve not yet seen the movie, I have been listening to the
song “Let It Go.” It won an Academy Award. I love the song, for a
variety of reasons. Perhaps the biggest reason is that it is about
Elsa’s journey from sadness and isolation to self-acceptance, freedom,
and triumph, even defiance. Something I read on the Internet said that
Elsa was a misunderstood character. I think of that as I listen to “Let
On YouTube, you can listen to the song for ten hours straight. Click here
if you don’t believe me, or if you do believe me and want to listen to
it. That is a bit much for me. I don’t want to get to the point where I
am so sick of the song, that it fails to inspire me when I actually
watch the movie! I can still identify, however, with one commentator
who said that she likes the YouTube video because now she can just
listen to the song as long as she wants, without having to manually go
back and restart the song.
I’m listening to the video now. I think I’m on the fourth playing of
“Let It Go.” I’ll shut it off soon because I need to be brought back
to earth, and that’s hard when I’m listening to such a highly emotional
and intense song. It can drain one’s emotions!
I’m wanting to review a book on my blog for an academic publishing
house. It’s deciding whether or not to accept me as a reviewer for that
book. Someone from there may be visiting my blog to see what kind of
blog it is. To that person, I ask that he or she look around on my
blog. I do review academic books! Today, though, I decided to write a
light post about a song. A heavy song.
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