I need help analyzing the poem "Rapids at Night" by Duncan Campbell Scott.

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The poem "Rapids at Night' by Duncan Campbell Scott deals with the themes of existence and emotion, and the co-relation of both. The poet starts with the image of landscape, choosing a particularly awesome and majestic setting encompassing waterfalls, rapids mountains and rivers. He then moves on to weave in...

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The poem "Rapids at Night' by Duncan Campbell Scott deals with the themes of existence and emotion, and the co-relation of both. The poet starts with the image of landscape, choosing a particularly awesome and majestic setting encompassing waterfalls, rapids mountains and rivers. He then moves on to weave in human associations such as laughter, voices and moods. he is careful to add in the huge scope and dimensions of space and time so that we see how tiny a place humans have in this. Among all the mayhem and noise, he singles out one small voice in particular - likening a thrush's voice to the innermost voice of human sadness. He finishes by saying that the great dome of existence, like God holds a human life (his?) in its grip, sad voice and all.

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