The singer, Donna is singing to her one-time romantic partner.  In singing “The Winner Takes it All”, she is implying that romantic relationships are a zero-sum game, that one person’s gains are another person’s losses.  This is an incorrect view, as consenting relationships must provide benefits to both parties.

 

Discussion Questions for “The Winner Takes It All”

Link to Lyrics for “The Winner Takes It All”

 

 

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