The Mind Is an Enchanting Thing
The Mind Is an Enchanting Thing Themes
Little Words, Big Ideas
Awe and Amazement
Moore celebrates the multifaceted nature of the human mind by writing a mind-blowing, or at least head-scratching, poem. In "The Mind Is an Enchanting Thing," we learn not just that the mind is enc...
"The Mind Is an Enchanting Thing" takes the time to remind us what kind of knowledge the mind is capable of getting its hands on (if a mind has hands) -- from learned knowledge (like learning to pl...
Life, Consciousness, and Existence
Our mind is what keeps us aware (some of us more so after a cup of coffee in the morning). The mind governs all of our choices and filters the massive amounts of information we encounter daily. And...
Art and Culture
It's not like Marianne Moore is giving us a guided tour through a museum or a lecture on ancient civilizations in "The Mind Is an Enchanting Thing." But she is showing us, in a subtle way, how the...
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