Pinocchio Story: Socrates, Aristotle, Kanye West

Watching the Throne: A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West

By New School Critics

Pinocchio Story: Socrates, Aristotle, Kanye West

Tuesday, 20 November

We've talked about the art of Kanye West in many different ways—but we've never framed it in the context of Greek philosophy. Well, never is that comparison more evident than on Pinocchio Story, the live freestyle that closes out 808s & Heartbreak. Chris, Travis, and Jordan explore Kanye's quest for fulfillment and happiness on what is perhaps Kanye's saddest song.

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