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Thread #88922   Message #2765400
Posted By: Bill D
13-Nov-09 - 01:08 PM
Thread Name: DTStudy Lewiston/Lowell Factory Girl
Subject: RE: DTStudy Lewiston/Lowell Factory Girl
hmmm, Marian... I wouldn't necessary interpret "carry me away" to suggest death or dying... it may simply be a literary device to say "get me out of here NOW".

She's obviously unhappy IN the factory...and whether the song suggests a real plan to leave & get married, or just wishful thinking, I couldn't say.

Hedy West's version is less ambiguous.