A Dream Within a Dream
A Dream Within a Dream Isolation Quotes
How we cite our quotes:
O God! can I not graspThem with a tighter clasp?O God! can I not saveOne from the pitiless wave? (19-22)
There are several images of isolation in these lines. The letter "I" is repeated twice, and line 22 begins with the word "one." Overkill? Maybe. After all, we know he's alone, but apparently the point needs to be driven home.