Break, Break, Break Essay | Analysis - Break Break Break

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Analysis - Break Break Break

Summary: The poem "Break, Break, Break" can be left open to interpretation to its true meaning. Some say the poem reflects the dying of religion and the theory of evolution being introduced to society. Another interpretation of this poem could be his possible love for his best friend "Hallam."
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Subject matter

The poem is describing a man most probably Tennyson looking out to see and its surrounds, the people around him.

Theme

The poem "Break, Break, Break" can be left open to interpretation to its true meaning. Some say the poem reflects the dying of religion and the theory of evolution being introduced to society. Another interpretation of this poem could be his possible love for his best friend "Hallam." His death resulted in a lifelong depression for Tennyson some say this is odd considering they were just friends, which led them to believe that the two may have been lovers. In the time Tennyson was alive Homosexual relationships were considered to be a sin, so this poem could reflect Tennyson's feelings of imprisonment and how his relationship had to always be kept secret from the public.

Emotion

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