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Old 08-23-2019, 01:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Baker View Post
But Simon and Garfunkle put a twist in by having the singer not get the point that Cory was sad inside, the singer still wants to be what he thought Cory was.
My interpretation is that the singer is well aware that Richard Cory was sad but still considers it better to be a dead guy with half a lifetime of luxury than a live guy with a full lifetime of crushing poverty.