Comparing The Seafarer And Nothing Gold Can Stay

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Everyone battles their own war with different things. As the world evolves over time, we encounter problems similar to “The Seafarer” by unknown Anglo-Saxon and Robert Frost’s “Nothing Gold Can Stay.” The poems demonstrate sentimental value of a priced possession you eventually lose. Although the poems were written in different time frames, both illustrate the image of man versus time. The old saying is, “Time heals all wounds,” but that may not always be true. The speaker in “The Seafarer” cannot bypass the emotional distress he comes upon when he starts losing everything he cares about. “Showing me suffering in a hundred ships, in a thousand ports, and in me,” he indicated. In the poem “Nothing Gold Can Stay”, Frost plants the
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