anonymous
  • anonymous
What does the phrase "purpled thy nail" refer to in this excerpt from "The Flea" by John Donne? Cruel and sudden, hast thou since Purpled thy nail in blood of innocence? an injury the speaker's beloved incurred as he wooed her the shared blood of the speaker and his beloved in the flea the loss of the beloved's innocence symbolized by the flea the beloved's sudden cruel treatment of the speaker
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At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
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saucvi
  • saucvi
I believe it is C because later in that stanza, the beloved is obviously represented by the flea. Also the theme of the poem is sex and virtue, the loss of innocence is key.
anonymous
  • anonymous
I was thinking the same actually but ill go with it and see how it turns out! thanks!

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saucvi
  • saucvi
good luck. Also do you mind giving me a medal?

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