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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- Spring '10
- Math, Meaning of life, Infant Sorrow, Nabeel Quasimuddin