Unformatted text preview: In the last stanza of the poem, Hardy alludes to a “Spinner of the Years” that appears to have brought upon the Titanic’s fate. This allusion makes readers understand that the destruction of the Titanic was God’s fault. Hardy wishes to show that pride doomed the Titanic from the beginning because humans were so fixed on the power and wealth . Pride caused the humans to believe that nothing could ever destroy what created. With this poem, Hardy makes a bold statement about a flaw of man- pride....
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This note was uploaded on 06/18/2011 for the course ENGL 1301 taught by Professor James during the Spring '08 term at HCCS.
- Spring '08