Explore Some of the Ways in Which Tennison Powerfully Uses Language to Explore Feelings Grief and Loss in “in Memoriam”

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Explore some of the ways in which Tennison powerfully uses language to explore feelings grief and loss in “in Memoriam” Tennyson wrote “in Memoriam” after death of his friend Hallam that died unexpectedly and unpredictably. They were so close friends that Hallam was fiancé of his sister, but after death of his friend he felt so bad, so miserable, he felt alone and he was asking himself about significance of man’s existence, and he started working on the short poem’s “in Memoriam” for 17 years. The poem “in Memoriam” starts from expression how valuable the problem of death of his friend followed by memories of happy past spent. Then he confuses why did Hallam died because he is so good person also his best friend. Furthermore death of his friend gives him way to more general reflections on the meaning of life. After that poet’s attitude shifts from grief to resignation. Finally, the poem closes with celebration of transcendent survival. Also that poem is a philosophical reflection on religion, science, and the promise of immortality. Poem 7 In this poem he describes how hard it is to loose best friend, and how his life changed after he lost him. “Dark house, by which once more I stand” The word ‘dark’ describes that the situation is bad, that something bad happened, and the situation that he probably all previous time was standing in front of the door in good mood and now he is standing in bad mood, he show how bad that house by which he is standing. And when he says ‘behold me I cannot sleep’ that means that his life is broken that he is very angry. And in words ‘the noise of life begins again’ he says how annoying it is to live now, how miserable his life became, that life started annoy him, His life started being without interesting thing he started suffering and he cannot live more with interest to the life, after the death of his friend his life

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