Socio-Cultural Aspects of Billie Holiday’s Song “All of Me”

Describe Billie Holiday’s song “All of Me” by investigating what socio-cultural stance it reflects or maintains.

Analyze the lyrics (if there are lyrics), rhythm, harmony, symbols, imagery, or prominent theme of the song to suggest what the song claims about its socio-historical context. Consider a historical event or cultural perspective on what was important in the decade in which the song was written and make some claim about the connection between the event or perspective and the song. Does the song reaffirm the cultural perspective? Does the song reject that perspective? Does the song criticize a particular event? Does it celebrate a particular event?