Far and near, I must endure the hatred of my dearest one. The wife who faces exile from her lord later reaches a state of bitter unhappiness. Nostalgia and depression are all there it is a lamentation of the person that was lost, Wordsworth, making the tone very depressing. For Godwin 's unnamed protagonist, marriage and family are almost the antithesis of happiness; her home life seems to suffocate hear and eventually leads her to death. Rather, he believes that the poem expresses "the Wife's wish a milder form of curse that her husband, because of his cruelty to her, may endure an exile's tribulations so that by direct experience he may come to understand emotionally the misery and suffering he has caused her. She was all alone, heartbroken, and even depressed which made the wife want to find her husband. We're here to help.
Then he sailed away not to return for a long time, leaving Fate In Macbeth, And The Pardoners Tale Fate has led many lives of heroes for them to gain courage and honor. Meanwhile, the Wife lies in captivity remembering better times, and becoming jealous of happy lovers. He allows her to get away with things such as hitting the child, firing the nanny and not doing her household responsibilities. Ideas of longing and alienation are present in these two Anglo-Saxon poems through use of figurative language, structure, point of view, comparison, and various other literary techniques. She remembers the good times of their marriage, when they had sworn to each other that only death could part them. These writings reflected the emotions and conflicts the people were experiencing during this time. My lord commanded me to live with him here; I had few loved ones or loyal friends in this country, which causes me grief.
Also, she quickly discovered that her husband had been plotting behind her back. Everything is changed now from when they first got married. Far and near, I must endure the hatred of my dearest one. Lines 15-17 Het mec hlaford min herheard niman, ahte ic leofra lyt on þissum londstede, holdra freonda. The following lines make the entire narrative even more confusing. However, the husband is haunted and disturbed by his actions because he does love his wife.
In "A Sorrowful Woman" on the other hand the unnamed wife deals with a psychological problem, making it more complex and difficult to fix. Also in the poem The Pardoners Tale the three drunk men were chasing after death and got caught up in greed which took their lives. Lines 18-26 Forþon is min hyge geomor, ða ic me ful gemæcne monnan funde, heardsæligne, hygegeomorne, mod miþendne, morþor hycgendne. The separation and banishment arouse great sadness and grief among the people who have in the exile. She explains that her misery began when her lord left their family and sailed away, leaving her behind.
She has no friends or family there. However, she stayed strong and continued to believe her husband cared and loved her even after everything had gone on. In the next lines, she describes the first terrible thing that happened to her. Fate was the most responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet because it is depicted by foreshadowing, the feud between the Montagues and Capulets and the power of the future. Mallard is notified with information that is life altering. The wife has a feeling of being abandoned due to she basically has been.
Some critics think the poem is part of a pair along with "The Husband's Message," another Anglo-Saxon poem, and others think it may actually not be a poem at all, but a riddle. Kai, from "A Secret Sorrow" has a forceful role, he plays the role of the average formula fiction man, he's masculine, strong and tries to save Faye from herself. She thinks of happy lovers who lie together in bed on summer days while she lives alone in the earth-cave under the oak tree. Don't lose hope, though. This choice works quite well for the poem due to the fact that it allows the reader to connect with the speaker on a more personal level. Men were usually the ones who worked to support the family and maintained a steady income to make the family financially stable. Karen van der Zee presents marriage with children as perfect and completely fulfilling; it is what Faye, the protagonist of "A Secret Sorrow", wants and what is necessary to her happiness.
Her many troubles are overwhelming. I never get to talk to nobody. A ic wite wonn minra wræcsiþa. This allows us the reader the feel the aching of absence, separation, and longing using vivid imagery. Many elements of the poem bring its sorrowful message to life, such as the perspective it is told in, its elegiac tone common to the poetry of the time, its eloquent, descriptive diction, and, although not necessarily mournful, a transition into something more of a wisdom poem. This poem was one if not the best riddles of the Anglo Saxon elegy displaying a lot of mystery from her story she has told. Its speaker, recently widowed after 35 years of marriage, describes a springtime scene whose cheerful abundance contrasts with her "Sorrow.
This was a tense poem with some pithy to the story of this woman that has some metaphorical context. In the Seafarer, a hopeless man is suffering the pain during his duty as a sealer. My beloved will suffer the cares of a sorrowful mind; he will remember too often a happier home. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is the story of two young lovers from opposing families. This shares the same characteristics as an elegy, this includes the passing time, exile, longing, separation, and pain.
An elegy is a lament for someone or something that has been lost, often to death. However, this simple meaning is contradictory to two sections of the poem: the Wife's description of her grief, and her speculation of her husband's exile. In order to make a difference you must speak your mind wisely as she did when she was arguing about the issue, once you are heard people seem to either follow you or keep their distance, either way though you got their attention. The wife expresses her longing for her husband through use of ubi sunt: First my lord went out away from his people over the wave-tummult. He refused to allow herself to give into her insecurities and wallow in self pity. She was consumed with anxiety about his whereabouts. Esperanza does not join her family on Sunday outings anymore because she is tired of looking at things she cannot have.