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I Am

I Am

by John Clare

Abandonment Quotes

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Quote #4

Even the dearest, that I love the best
Are strange—nay, rather stranger than the rest. (11-12)

There are lots of ways to read these lines. If the speaker's closest friends are really strange, it could mean they have changed. They have abandoned their old selves as well as the speaker.

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