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Interpretation of Line 2 in "Kitchenette Building"

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"Kitchenette Building" by Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000)

Brooks, Gwendolyn. "Kitchenette Building." Poetry Foundation. Poetry Foundation, n.d. Web. 16 June 2016.

In the context of the poem, what does it mean to say “‘Dream’ makes a giddy sound”?

A

A dream is frivolous to people barely meeting the necessities of life.

B

The sound of the word "dream" is literally dizzying.

C

Dream is the happiest sound they could possibly hear.

D

Their dream gives them hope, but cannot hold them up.

E

A dream has the potential to make their lives unbalanced.