‘Pancakes for Dinner’ by Lizzy McApline
“Pancakes for Dinner” by Lizzy McApline is a realistic depiction of developing a crush. Throughout the song, McAlpine struggles to confess her true feelings, going off on tangents to avoid the truth. Yet, she returns to the central wish of “eating pancakes for dinner” with her partner, which symbolizes a relationship where both parties can be themselves. In the end, McAlpine holds out hope that she won’t have to verbalize this love, since her crush will have been pining for her all along.
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