in the long hall

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Cabaniss 1 Langston Cabaniss Mrs. Leigh English Comp. II 12 March 2011 How Long of a Hall? Carruth Carruth’s poem “In the Long Hall” is an inimitable piece of literature that engages the mind of the reader partaking in the work. Carruth uses symbolism and personification to bring what he is depicting in his poem to life for the reader. “In the Long Hall” goes into detail on a subject many might see as shallow. Carruth enables the reader to get a deeper perception of what he is trying to reveal through his words. Although there is constant use of symbolism and personification throughout the whole poem, it is a metaphor that is the true meaning of Carruth’s work. “In the Long Hall” describes a man who is working a tapestry of some sort and is at first without problem but as the poem goes on, he begins to have more and more trouble with such tapestry to the point that it begins messing up and even becoming undone of what was before. The reader gets a sense that the man in the poem has lost his focus from when he started and this is what leads to the tapestry unraveling. However, such a poem cannot just be about one having a
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