Posted by Victoria on .
In the poem The Tortoise in Eternity by Elinor Wylie, in The first stanza, the narrator's bed is compared to a womb and a? A. Cradle B. Grave C. Shell D. House E. Blanket
- English-Literature - Writeacher,
What is the title of this poem? What is the meaning of "horn" in the first line? (Check a dictionary.)
Here's the first stanza:
"The Tortoise in Eternity
Within my house of patterned horn
I sleep in such a bed
As men may keep before they're born
And after when they're dead."