Unlike Creeley’s poem “I Know a Man,” his poem “The Rain”

Unlike Creeley’s poem “I Know a Man,” his poem “The Rain” is a bit more straightforward, though no less conversational. Among the themes of the poem are:

Unlike Creeley’s poem “I Know a Man,” his poem “The Rain” is a bit more straightforward, though no less conversational. Among the themes of the poem are:

One’s relationship to oneself
Self-doubt
The poet’s relationship to his lover
Facing mortality without resolution
What the rain reveals about one’s feelings
Choose any two of these themes and show how they are related in Creeley’s poem. Discuss how, for example, the poet’s self-doubt connects with his feelings about mortality.

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