The Poem from In Memoriam A.H.H. by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

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Can you please summerise the Poem No 45 from Tennyson's IN MEMORIAM? XLV The baby new to earth and sky, What time his tender palm is prest Against the circle of the breast, Has never thought that...

Can you please summerise the Poem No 45 from Tennyson's IN MEMORIAM?

XLV
The baby new to earth and sky,
What time his tender palm is prest
Against the circle of the breast,
Has never thought that `this is I:'

But as he grows he gathers much,
And learns the use of `I' and `me,'
And finds `I am not what I see,
And other than the things I touch.'

So rounds he to a separate mind
From whence clear memory may begin,
As thro' the frame that binds him in
His isolation grows defined.

This use may lie in blood and breath,
Which else were fruitless of their due,
Had man to learn himself anew
Beyond the second birth of Death.

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In this part of 'In memoriam' Tennyson is examining the ideas of existence and identity. He starts here from babyhood, with the infant who at first does not realise that he is a separate entity from his surroundings (and mother by the way!)

The infant then becomes a toddler and realises he is...

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