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    The poems titled ‘We grow accustomed to the dark”, and “Acquainted with the night”, having very interesting tiles. The poem “We grow accustomed to the dark” title suggests the poem is going to be about the darkness becoming usual to society.The poem “Acquainted with the night” suggests the poem is going to be about being familiar with the night.The poems titles have given an brief conclusion of the poems main topic. The poem “We grow accustomed to the dark”, talked about adjusting to uncertainty

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    does not see the light in much things anymore and she has gotten so used to her depressing emotion that she's used to this. In the “Acquainted with the night” also shows us that the author is sort of in a depressed state of mind and sees it as a companion and from the author's frequent use of “I” in every line we can see that he is alone. While in “Acquainted with the night” we read that there are people in the poem but they do not honestly mean much since the people do not actually interact with the

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    “Acquainted with the Night” by Robert Frost dramatizes the conflict that the speaker experiences with the outside world, which has rejected him, or perhaps which he has rejected. The poem is composed of fourteen lines and seven sentences, all of which begin with “I have.” Frost’s first and last line, “I have been one acquainted with the night,” emphasizes what it means for the speaker to be “acquainted with the night” (line 1; 14). The speaker describes his walk in the night as journey, in which

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    In the poem, “Acquainted with the Night,” by Robert Frost, the main idea revolves around the physical and emotional isolation that the speaker is feeling. At first glance, the reader might see the poem as only slightly gloomy and dark. However, as the poem develops, it becomes more obvious that the speaker is stuck in a spiral of depression. The speaker states that he has “walked out in rain-and back in rain” to explain that he has been in a recurrent state of emotional isolation (Frost 2). The word

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    In Company of the Moon and Inner Sorrow, “Acquainted with the Night” In Robert Frost’s poem, “Acquainted with the Night”, there is a sense of melancholic loneliness of which the speaker seems to be content with. The reader sees a glimpse of his perpetual depression on a habitual night time walk. He starts by saying he is “one acquainted with the night” (line 1). He feels a sort of companionship with this time of day. Ironically enough, while most everyone else is asleep and quiet, he feels a sense

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    In "Acquainted with the Night," by Robert Frost, a first person narrator wanders out of the night and then back again. During his dark and dim travels the man stops to listen to a cry from a distance. After his pause, the man continues on his journey, indifferent about the night. "Acquainted with the Night" contains many different poetic devices that help the continuity and theme flourish. Since this poem is a terza rima, it allows the reader to quickly and smoothly operate through the poem. The

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    “Acquainted with the Night” is a well written poem. Before I read the poem, I believed it would express how the speaker is more familiar with the night life than day life. Instead, the poem is a sonnet comparing a sad lonely person to the darkness of the night. Darkness is symbol for sadness, loneliness, and depression. That description fits the speaker. The speaker is walking on a rainy, dark night. He sees a watchman that is on duty but he does not make eye contact with him to avoid having conversation

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    This figurative illustration is called imagery. Imagery provides writers the ability to give their poems and stories a pictorial feel to readers. This is very common in poetry. Poems that depict imagery include “The Eagle,” “Winter,” and “Acquainted with the Night.” In Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s work, “The Eagle,” he describes an eagle and its surroundings. The eagle seems to be standing still on a rock while it observes the area. The writer uses imagery to help the reader understand the world around

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    In his poem, “Acquainted with the Night,” Robert Frost repeatedly utilizes the symbol of “the night.” Night has come to represent many things in literature, from Elie Wiesel’s fire-filled novel to the book Good Night Moon. The only question seems to be which sentiment will be personified; however, Frost characterizes his symbol in a variety of different ways, seemingly suggesting that night is more of a mindset than one specific emotion. Throughout the poem this mindset can be seen to involve monotony

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    A poem can paint a thousand images in one’s mind. The poem, Acquainted with the Night, presents a graphic picture of a lonely, depressed man, who is possibly an insomniac, walking the streets on a sad, rainy night .This poem shows the different emotions that the author goes through in order to cope with heartbreak. The poem is aimed at the world in general, and the themes of depression, loneliness, and sadness prevails across the entire poem. The poem follows the format with 3-line stanzas and a

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