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Little Words, Big Ideas
Lonesomeness is something that all humans (no matter who they are or where they live) know well. In a way, it connects us. However, the speaker of "Alone" warns that we cannot go through life all...
The speaker of "Alone" ominously declares that "the race of man is suffering/ and I can hear the moan." Instead of talking about how suffering is something that all humans experience at some point...
We know from the start of "Alone" that our speaker is struggling to find her spirituality, to feel connected to something greater than herself. She is lying in her bed thinking about how to find h...
Society and Class
Lots of people feel that money can cure everything, but the speaker of "Alone" (and the Notorious B.I.G.) knows differently. She tells us that even millionaires, with more money than they can use,...
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