gypsum/jimson wrapup

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Thu Oct 18 13:06:43 UTC 2012

On Oct 18, 2012, at 5:23 AM, Charles C Doyle <cdoyle at UGA.EDU> wrote:

> I suppose in the "lonely" versions, the epithet could be regarded as a hypallage--transferring the idea of 'lonesomeness' from the life of a cowboy to a plant located in the scene.

nice idea -- which would make it plausible semantically as well as phonologically.


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