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Many people confused lonely and depressed in life which causes them to commit suicide The Center of Attention by Daniel Hoffman and My Sad Self by Allen Ginsberg are two poems which have many similarities and a few differences Firstly the theme of loneliness is presented in both these poems Moreover there is some form or indication of suicide and hope or well being presented by the two characters in these poems Furthermore the character in The Center of Attention has people focused on him and the character in My Sad Self focuses on the other people The two poems The Center of Attention and My Sad Self have a similar theme indication of suicide and they have a different focus of attention Firstly the theme of loneliness is present in both the poems The Center of Attention and My Sad Self The character in the poem The Center of Attention is standing all alone on top of a bridge This shows that he has no one to go to in life for help no one to support him He stands on the bridge looking down on the people searching for someone who cares about his attempt at suicide In the poem My Sad Self the character is also standing above everyone looking down on the city He stands there all alone looking at the city remembering the past The character is lonely at this age because he talks about past lovers that he has lost therefore making him feel lonely The Author of The Center of Attention Daniel Hoffman mentions that the character regrets not taking his furtive pills This tells us that the character is lonely other wise he would not try to avoid being noticed He would want attention from other people Allen Ginsberg the author of My Sad Self writes about the character looking into other people faces analyzing them This shows that the person is walking around mindlessly which
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