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The Mind Is an Enchanting Thing

The Mind Is an Enchanting Thing

by Marianne Moore

Knowledge Quotes

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Quote #4

It tears off the veil, tears (25)

Knowledge gives us clarity. Why else do you think cartoons use the light bulb over the character's head to signal an idea?

Quote #5

Unconfusion submits
Its confusion to proof; (34-35)

We really have to use our own knowledge to unravel this line. Basically, the mind relies on proof (knowledge) to keep it clear and running. It doesn't go with its gut.

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