Literary Analysis of “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter”


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Literary Analysis of “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter”
To be an individual is to be lonely. It is one of the genuine and a large amount of thoughtful experiences we have. It clearly discloses that our most essential need is to love and be loved. However despite its collectiveness most of us are hesitant to disclose our loneliness, even to ourselves. And even when we do acknowledge that we are lonely it is with an emotion of indignity (embarrassment) and disadvantage (weakness). The cost of this self-dishonesty is far above the ground. Every individual should retain that loneliness can also be a very productive and improving strength. When and if it is recognized it can create an individual into becoming a concerned, empathetic person. These...
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.....s into uncontrollable fits of rage which suggest an inward despair that afflicts anyone who wants connections with something outside of himself or herself but cannot quite make those connections work (please see
, 1997, pp.95-96).
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