Goblin Market - Study Guide Song Summary & Analysis

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Song Summary

In Song the narrator gives advice to her lover about how to behave after her death. The narrator doesn't want her lover to be sad when she dies, she doesn't want roses or cypress trees planted by her grave and doesn't want any sad songs to be sung in remembrance of her. All she asks is that her lover is like the green grass above the grave. She leaves it to the discretion of her lover whether he remembers or forgets her but leaves the choice up to him.

The narrator describes her life after death as living in a twilight world, where emotions can't be felt and life can't be experienced. She is unsure if she will remember her love after her death so she wants him to carry on with his life without her.

Song Analysis

Song explores the theme of life after death and...

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