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

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How does Tennyson show a sense of loss in In Memoriam?

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This famous poetic work, as its title makes clear, is all about grief and loss. More specifically, it is about the grief and loss of Tennyson for his friend, Alfred Hallam. It is this loss that permeates the entire poem as the speaker tries somehow to come to terms with his grief and the fact that he will never see his friend again, at least not this side of...

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