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

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In sections L(50) and CXV(115) of In Memoriam A. H. H., show how Tennyson conveys despair but also a sense of hope.

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Section 50 is clearly one that focuses on the massive despair in Tennyson's heart. To the speaker, "Time" is imagined as being "a manic scattering dust" and "Life" is "a Fury slinging flame." He is clearly somebody who is suffering great emotional distress because of his feelings of loss and grief over the loss of his friend. This despair is evident, too, in section 115, where the speaker talks about his "regret" that is...

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