The Times They Are Changing – Summary, Analysis and Questions and Answers

The poem was released in 1963, during the hippie/civil rights movement in America. The song “The Times They Are A-Changing” became a rallying cry in the early 1960s. The poem calls on the common people to band together and question the flaws of government. Through the line “For The Times They Are A-Changing,” Bob Dylan also provides an optimistic assurance to those who stood up.