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He thought he kept the universe alone too most people the thoughts of being alone are very frightening It is human nature to search for companionship In the poem The Most of It Robert Frost uses a wealth of strong imagery to tell a story of a person who has lost his loved one to death and has to suffer the feeling of loneliness and emptiness created by it Frost uses the setting of a lake surrounded by a forest to convey a feeling of peace and of being alone to the reader A man is sitting on the edge of the lake crying out for someone his echo being his only company After time a buck swam across the lake and appeared on the shore and abruptly runs into the brush away from sight Although the man only caught a glimpse of the deer for a short moment it was long enough for him to feel that he was no longer alone but had something there even though it was not tangible The clues given to the reader that someone has passed on are the words wake and three lines down the word morning A wake can be many things one is that it is a vigil that is held in honor of a person who has recently died Morning can be taken as mourning and be seen as Frost grieving for a loved one One also develops the impression that Frost is mourning a great loss such as a spouse or soul mate because of the line He would cry out on life that what it wants Is not its own love back in copy speech But counter-love That quote shows the reader that the man was alone so alone that he cried out on life asking for it to give his lost love back He doesnt want to love someone who agrees with him wholly and had no ideas of their
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