What imagery did Hardy use in "The Voice" to communicate his sense of loss?
This poem is one of the famous sequences of poems that Thomas Hardy wrote to commemorate the death of Emma, his wife, and to try and come to terms with his grief and her loss. As such, the poem evokes his own sense of isolation, loneliness and despair as it pictures the speaker of the poem walking in the countryside surrounded by a strong wind in autumn, haunted by the voice of his wife that he supposedly hears on the wind.
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