expresses turbulence of the griveing imaginations desire - tennyson, and the difficulty ulysses is finding in old age and having no desire to carry on as the patriachal figure he has always been.
outraged by what he has let himself become. bitter opening, "aged wife", "savage race" "barren" "idle". the language he is using is not very proactive, he is witnessing that his life is becoming what he hoped it wouldnt yet isnt doing anything about it.
disgusted by the mundane because of the…