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--- Vishvesh Obla <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> --- Nancy Gish <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Somewhat extending this framework, Frost's poem is
> > about "knowing" the
> > woods and not "knowing" them. The speaker says "I
> > think I know / His
> > house is in the village though." And the woods
> > dark and deep and
> > mysterious.
> > So too the "who" of the author.
> > Nancy
> > >>> [log in to unmask] 09/13/05 6:54 AM >>>
> > I'm glad that "semantic quibble" has been dropped
> > from this discussion.
> > Not because it isn't apt to think hard about the
> > terms used, but
> > because
> > the phrase trivializes the matter, in spite of the
> > fact that semantics
> > are central to poems and (with luck) to writing
> > about them. "Quibble,"
> > too, has a relation to our subject; its proposed
> > etymology is from
> > "quib" : "who, which."
> > Marcia
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