A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
ganeshie8
 4 years ago
plz help! emily's "I dwell in Possibility" and interpreting dashes
ganeshie8
 4 years ago
plz help! emily's "I dwell in Possibility" and interpreting dashes

This Question is Closed

ganeshie8
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I dwell in Possibility – A fairer House than Prose – More numerous of Windows – Superior – for Doors – Of Chambers as the Cedars – Impregnable of eye – And for an everlasting Roof The Gambrels of the Sky – Of Visitors – the fairest – For Occupation – \(\textbf{This}\) – The spreading wide my narrow Hands To gather Paradise –

ganeshie8
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1in that line, what she mean to say by "\(\textbf{ This }\)" ? she means to say that her occupation is : "spreading wide her hands and gathering paradise" or "writing poetry, which implies whatever she is doing right now" which one ?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hm... i want to say that its your first option.... but writing poetry can be her way of gathering paradise... i may just be overthinking this (: which one are you leaning towards?

ganeshie8
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1first option only but i dont understand the abrupt capitalization for This :\

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0probably just for emphasis..

ganeshie8
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i guess so. still i lean towards first option only but still i feel if she wants us to follow to next line to knw about her occupation, she could have simply said , for occupation  this  or for occupation  this : hmm

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hmm... now you have me stumped. (x

ganeshie8
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh well now i see every starting letter of word in that line is capitalized !

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh! lol! i didnt catch that! um.. but its bold.

ganeshie8
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so its not just for This. lol this removes some ambiguity i guess,

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh ok, hm well then i would go with your gut(:

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok np i think your right

ganeshie8
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1pls add if u think anymore cuz u see it wid fresh eyes, it helps me

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0haha well in all honesty im pretty tired (x but if i think of anything else. Um but i do think that her using the metaphor of paradise is writing poetry.

ganeshie8
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh yes i thought the same... thanks again :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0de nada(; (your welcome) haha

ganeshie8
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i think i get your first reply nw. if "Paradise" is a metaphor for 'writing poetry', then This can standalone there aswell. 1) "This" can hint 'current work' shez doing, which is writing poetry. 2) paradise also refers to writing poetry itself. such a nice interpretation(yours) thank you :)) took me a while to grasp :( !!
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.