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Analysis of the poem "In the Long Hall"

In Hayden Carruth’s “In the Long Hall” the poet presents a struggling and weak human, undergoing changes, then getting to the point of stability for short moments. The speaker is an individual who is going through stages of life and the significance of the poem is addressed to the reader. The famous singer, Sting, states that “life is a roller coaster,” because most of the time we are down and full of anxiety. Occasionally, we reach the top for a quick, yet joyful moment that motivates us not to give up and win the battle of life. Our life span varies and we undergo changes every day, in every moment of our existence, facing and enduring trials.
Our life is a very long journey and we all start from a narrow hall when we are born. This hall widens and extends into a longer and more terrifying hall as we go further. During this long journey we arrive through small doors and we enter because we must, due to the fact that we cannot control our life spa...

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