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As I dream about movies they won't make of me when I'm dead

Discussion in 'English Only' started by dearwen, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. dearwen Junior Member

    Chinese
    This is a sentence I don't get in the lyrics of Bed of Roses(Bon Jovi)
    The context is as below:

    And some blond gave me nightmares,
    I think that she's still in my bed
    As i dream about movies they won't make of me when i'm dead
    With an ironclad fist i wake up and French kiss the morning


    My guess is,
    He felt everything is like movie, but so surreal. But why he said dead here?
     
  2. owlman5

    owlman5 Senior Member

    Colorado
    English-US
    First, Dear Wen, Bon Jovi probably needed a word that rhymed with "bed". "Dead" does a good job of that. :)

    When he's "dreaming about movies they won't make of him when he's dead", he's probably just dreaming about things that will never happen. When famous, important people die, others often make movies about their lives. This is Bon Jovi's way of telling you that he's dreaming about being famous although he really isn't famous.
     
  3. Copyright

    Copyright Senior Member

    Penang
    American English
    They make movies of famous people after they die -- they're not going to make movies of him. But he dreams about the movies that will never be made.
     
  4. dearwen Junior Member

    Chinese
    Thank you guys. :)
     

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