A Punk Hero

A Punk Hero

Growing up, there are many unexplainable feelings and emotions a teenager may face. A good way of dealing with these emotions is to relate to a literary or sports figure that has had success in their life. I would never imagine how Kurt Cobain could embody both the frustration of my adolescence and express the distress through his music. Through analyzing the success of Nirvana, the meaning of their songs, and the effects on my life it becomes clear Kurt Cobain has become one of rocks most influential figures.
Cobain was born in 1967. He lived with his sister and parents two hundred miles from Seattle in the small logging town of Aberdeen. His aunt, who helped him form his first band, introduced him to music at a very young age. His parents divorced when Cobain was only seven years old. After the divorce, Cobain was forced to look at his life in a different light (http://www.nirvanafreak.net/kurt1.shtml, last updated April 27, 1997). He became extremely anti-social, had few friends, and was picked on in school because kids thought he was gay or weird. Cobain started writing poetry at the age of thirteen, and

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