tone is of protective sincerity, thus the mother-child metaphor. narrator says, “‘mongst vulgars may’ st thou roam,” in reference to the?
outside world being ultra-critical of the book and child – purporting a deep sense of motherly protection.
Rather than thinking about the author’s intentions, you can develop an argument based on any single term (or combination of terms) listed below.
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he speaker’s perilous and somewhat despised attitude towards the book.
Albeit, the following line shows a polar sense of indebtedness of the book’s blind allegiance with the words: “Whoafter birth did’st by my side remain.
For example, a Shakespearean sonnet is a 14-line poem written in iambic pentameter.
Because the sonnet is strictly constrained, it is considered a closed or fixed form.
This antagonism between love and hate symbolizes a mother’s cold-heartedness towards a fetus she perhaps did not desire.
However, the birth of the child, like the publishing of the book, softens the mother’s heart and she finds comfort in the unquestionable loyalty.