infant sorrow and explorer

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Name: Nabeel Quasimuddin “The Explorer” equivalent to “Infant Sorrow” The poems “The Explorer” and “Infant Sorrow” are parallel in meaning due to the assumption of both protagonists seeking for a tranquil area, within a perilous world. The protagonist’s objective in “The Explorer” is “Somehow to find a still point in the noise.”This quote is an example of how an individual is trying to find peace in a noisy area. This noise could probably be as outsized as war or as minute as a verbal argument. The fact that this noise could be a war outlines that a character is in a perilous world. The meaning of the poem “The Explorer” is also comparable to “Infant Sorrow.” The possibility of a family crisis
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Unformatted text preview: is visible in the quote “My mother groaned! My father wept” from “Infant Sorrow” consequently proving a dangerous world for a character. It is also assumed from the quote “To sulk upon my mother’s breast” that an infant is finding peace embracing the mother. Firm facts prove the connection between a child and the mother is very strong, and a child often seeks peace from the mother when in despair. It can be seen in the poems “The Explorer” and “Infant Sorrow” are in fact parallel in meaning, since each protagonist seeks for peace in one way or another, whether it be in war or in a family crisis....
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This note was uploaded on 01/03/2011 for the course MATH 125 taught by Professor Richardgreen during the Spring '10 term at Aberystwyth University.

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