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Action speaks for itself The world is created by the incidents of cause and effect performed by the people Therefore a suicide is the final action of an attempt to live a life First of all I consider a suicide to be an immoral act upon oneself despite any convincing excuses I also consider it to be a failure because to kill oneself means to renounce any outcome of the futures holdings Edwin Arlington Robinson portrays a character of a representative failure in his poem I stylemso-bidi-font-style normalRichard CorySPAN stylemso-spacerun yes Cory is a wealthy man greatly envied and admired by his townspeople He commits suicide because he is unable to crawl out of his inner poverty The first time I read this poem I thought to myself what a pathetic fellow he is because he is unable to find the answer to his lifes worth except death But after a few closer reading I realized that this is not the case at all In fact Cory is a foolish and a shallow-minded man who cannot appreciate his position that so many people only dream of He is too indulged in his selfhood that he refuses to seek for lifes improvement Eventually this ignorance towards his lifes worth leads to the suicide The people on the pavement are certainly in a lower class than Cory Corys social standing in his town is as high as it can be He seems to be the perfect polite gentleman as he is always human when he talkedSPAN stylemso-spacerun yes He is an impressive social figure indeed seen from the townspeoples eye They envy his high status in the society and wish to be in his place But being in a poor financial situation does not always mean they are poor at heart Things arent always they seem The thirteenth and the fourteenth stanzas in the poem cast a biblical meaning supporting
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