we all know that Swans is the main symbol used in the poem.I want to know what are the other symbols used in the poem?
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The clearest symbols are on the setting. The fact that it is autumn and twilight is symbolic of the author also being in the latter stages of his life. The poet is lonely and pondering life, this is reinforced because he is alone watching the swans, who in turn will take off, symbolic again of the fleeting nature of youth. It is also worth noting that there are 59 swans. Swans mate for life, so the last swan is a lonely swan, like the poet.