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The Man-Moth

The Man-Moth

by Elizabeth Bishop
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The Man-Moth Ambition Quotes

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Quote #1

[...] He emerges[...]and nervously begins to scale the faces of the buildings. (11-13)


We can't help but to admire how the Man-Moth gets right down to business here. Just diving right in is one way to get over his anxiety.

Quote #2

He trembles, but must investigate as high as he can climb. (16)


Go, Man-Moth, go.

Quote #3

he climbs fearfully, thinking that this time he will manageto push his small head through that round clean openingand be forced through, as from a tube, in black scrolls on the light. (19-21)


No wonder he's so ambitious; the end results sound so graceful and magical.

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