"Go Down Moses" is an American Negro spiritual. It describes events in the Old
Testament of ... Going "down" to Egypt is derived from the Biblical origin; Moses
was up on the mou...
"Way down in Egypt land" in the song was a fitting metaphor for the South. So the
title's fitting for a book about the generations that moved from slavery to ...
When Israel was in Egypt's land, Let My people go; Oppressed so hard they
could not stand, Let My people go; Go down, Moses, way down in Egypt's land,
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GO DOWN, MOSES. Go down, Moses,. 'Way down in Egypt land, .... emotions
and full of symbols, tropes, and metaphors, often containing layers of meaning.
It is filled with allegories, and taken as a whole, serves as a metaphor for the ...
The Land of Egypt, metaphorically represents everything in the human body
below the ... the Israelites would go with Moses, and that Egypt would know He
was God. ... Moses to have Aaron challenge the priests of Egypt by casting down
his rod, ...
It is evident that the opening lines of "Go Down Moses" . . . have a significance ...
including its "slavery-deliverance-promised land metaphor" (Skinner, p. .... of "Go
Down Moses" . . . have a significance beyond the bondage of Israel in Egypt ...
Go down Moses, 'Way down in Egypt land. Tell ol' Pharaoh To let my people go.
Little wonder, then, that of all the slave songs, it is the Spirituals, expressing the ...
Apr 8, 2016 ... When Israel was in Egypt's land: Let my people go, ... Go down, Moses, ... I am
consciously employing the metaphor of Egypt and Egyptian ...
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land, Tell ole ... What Metaphors Are Used in Go Down, Moses By Anonymous?
Thus spake the Lord, bold Moses said, Let my people go. If not I'll smite your first
born dead, Let my people go. Go down, Moses, Way down in Egypt's land,