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Purpose of metaphor in "The Handicapped"

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The Handicapped, Randolph Bourne, 1911

Bourne, Randolph. "The Handicapped." The Atlantic Monthly (1911): n. pag. Ragged-edge-mag.com. A Ragged Edge Online. Web. 4 May 2016.

The author employs a metaphor "He does not cry for the moon" in lines 16-17 to convey

A

his personal desire to achieve anything he dreams.

B

the importance of providing opportunities for the handicapped.

C

the necessity of the acceptance of one's situation in life.

D

his determination to change the way others see him.

E

the danger of getting angry when one is treated prejudicially.