Matthew Arnold: Poems

discuss about crisis of faith in Matthew Arnold

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Your best bet is to use the poem "Dover Beach" by Matthew Arnold. The lines

The Sea of Faith Was once, too, at the full, and round earth’s shore Lay like the folds of a bright girdle furled. show that Faith was once a strong force in the world. He goes on to note that now he hears a "long, withdrawing roar," showing that there is a waning of faith. In saying that he and his love are on a "darkling plain" confused by the struggles of "ignorant armies," he explains that anything to do with faith is in the midst of a great uproar.

"Dover Beach"