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Written by Cheryl
(5/19/2003 2:27 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Oxford School notes, penned by Barbara
Columbine: resolution - foolishness - marital infidelity - flattery
I suppose a case can be made for any of these, all of these meanings can be applied to Ophelia, though they are very different. I, like you, Barbara, think an author chooses specific words for a reason - there's a reason Shakespeare made it daisies and not poppies, for example. But I suppose we may never know why. :-/
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