The poem"Solitude" was written in 1700. Do you think such a life is suitable in the current time?

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Ella Wheeler Wilcox's "Solitude" speaks of the loneliness of being unhappy or in pain; such a life is still possible in modern times, though it's unlikely to make anyone happy during any time in the past or present.

Wilcox juxtaposes the way that people flock to others in times of plenty and happiness against how quickly they leave when things get difficult. This is...

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