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".. so this bell calls all; but how much more me, who am brought so near the door by this sickness."

Which of these is the best interpretation of this phrase from John Donne's Meditation 17?
A. The tolling bell is a metaphor for Heaven.
B. The tolling bell is a metaphor for humankind.
C. The tolling bell is a metaphor for Hell.
D. The tolling bell is a metaphor for death.


My answer is D

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  1. I agree.

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  2. thank you

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