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Count That Day Lost by George Eliot. Summary. Count That Day Lost by George Eliot is a poem about going beyond the care and concern for oneself to make someone else happy in order to make a day worth while . George Eliot was English and wrote about relationships . Characters :

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Count That Day Lost by George Eliotis a poem about going beyond the care and concern for oneself to make someone else happy in order to make a day worth while.

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George Eliot was English and wrote about relationships.

Characters:

Speaker - Narrator of the poem

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Stanza 1:

  • At the end of the day, if you have done one unselfish act to bring "sunshine where it went" then the day was worth the time that one had spent.
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Stanza 2:

  • On the other hand, if the count of any unselfish deeds is zero, then the speaker can say that day is "worse than lost" for there was no "sunshine
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The poem is basically saying that a day spent helping people can be considered a really good day.

Even if you do one small thing to help someone in a tiny way, the day has not been lost because of the joy you brought to another person.

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However, if at the end of your day, you can remember nothing that you did that was helpful or comforting or compassionate towards another person, consider the day lost because you had a golden opportunity to be a 

better person and you missed it.

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When you do a good deed

for someone else,

you become a better person.

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