Just how deep *is* your love for Strange Fruit by Billie Holliday? Do you ever wonder what makes your favorite lyric so deep or that beat so irresistible? This Shmoop guide is packed full of expert analysis that helps you find even more meaning in the lyrics, points out the historical context of the song, and the jaw-dropping back-stories behind the artist.
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This App Includes:
- Lyrics analysis
- Analysis of the songwriting and instrumentation
- Historical and literary connections
- The story behind the artist
- Trivia and Charts information
- Quiz-o-Rama game
- Link to purchase the song on iTunes (song not included, but we figure you probably already own it)
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