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Modern Writing Dark and grim descriptions of life fill the lines of modernist poems Modernists writing often describe scenes of loneliness and desolation The souls of modern writers are empty and separate from the rest of the world They rarely write about happiness and freedom The disturbing passages of modernist authors can be credited to feelings of loneliness and alienation In a poem by Robert Frost Acquainted With the Night a rainy street sets the scene for sadness and reunion with the dark Frost in the poem is wandering down the cold wet streets disconnected from the world His only companion is the night He explains that he has seen the saddest city lanes that he has walked in rain and that he has out walked the light of the city Times does not seem to matter to him as he glances at the glowing clock tower Acquainted With the Night certainly has an alienated theme that contributes to the modernist style of writing Another example of a sad lonely person is The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock written by Ernest Hemmingway This poem is a pathetic scene of a skinny funny-looking little man He doesnt have one ounce of self-esteem he troubles over every little decision and hes no George Clooney Prufrock also feels left out Hes outside looking into high society He feels as if the women are talking about him He feels that they are saying he is too skinny and bald He feels so worthless that he tells himself he should have been a lowly crustacean He believes so strongly that he is separate from the others in the room that he fears talking to anyone He doesnt want to disturb the universe with his inferior presence He says he may be too overconfident and people may pierce him with their stares His personality seems very unstable The importance he places on every detail may do him in one
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