We paused before a House

“We paused before a House that seemed / A Swelling of the Ground”(17-18). The reader is given a feeling of life slowly ending. she used the word “House” to indicate the place of burial instead of “grave” or “tombstone. ”The Roof was scarcely visible /The Cornice – in the Ground”line (19-20). These lines continue to explain this burial house the setting shifts a bit in the last stanza because we find out the place is the poem for a long time ago but when you read it you think I was yester third quatrain seems to speed up as the trinity of death, immortality, and the speaker pass the children playing, the fields of grain, and the setting sun one after another


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