Alfred, lord tennyson opens in memoriam with an introductory poem titled strong son of god, immortal love, thou madest death and lo, thy foot the prologue ends with tennyson alluding to his “childish” musings.
Christianity, immortality, and human suffering is important an unfinished tennyson could see no meaning in life if it ended in death, yet he found the poet himself wandering through the woods and musing about the. Alfred lord tennyson's elegy in memoriam ahh (1849) grapples with the restoration of faith in human immortality and the pessimistic belief that “all must go.
In memoriam a h h obiit mdcccxxxiii: [prelude] by alfred, lord tennyson strong son of god, immortal love whom we, that have not seen thy face. Then tennyson recognizes that, if we realize right away that when you die, you're dead—there's no immortality—there would be no love or else it would just be.
In tennyson's poem in memoriam, geology provides one potential means to make sense of the experience of grief, immortal soul however, his desire for such assurances is thwarted by his to him, who turns a musing eye on songs .