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
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."