Thomas Hardy: 'I Look into My Glass' poem analysis

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  • Created on: 11-06-19 07:12

‘I look into my glass’: Thomas hardy

Written in 1989 as Hardy neared the age of 60, the poem reflects on his growing awareness of age; focusing on the contrast between his weakening body and strong heart/mind.

THEMES

·       Reminiscence

·       Time / movement

·       Passion

·       Body versus mind/ heart

 

TONE

·       Saddened / melancholy

·       Reflective

FORM

·       ABAB rhyme presents contrast between body and heart/passions

·       Separate

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