I Am Themes
Little Words, Big Ideas
While "I Am" sometimes seems all about life and existence ("I am […] I am […] I am"), it's also super-obsessed with death. Setting aside the fact that the speaker yearns for death in the last s...
Nobody cares about the speaker of "I Am" anymore. He's been completely abandoned. As if we couldn't guess how terrible this is, the speaker spends a good part of the poem telling us all about it: h...
So, the speaker of "I Am" isn't a raving lunatic or anything, but knowing what we know about Clare we can't help thinking this poem gives us at least a little glimpse of what the world looks like t...
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