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The Effect of Fairy Tales

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As I Walked Out One Evening, W.H. Auden, 1937

Auden, Wystan Hugh. "As I Walked Out One Evening." Collected Poems, edited by Edward Mendelson, Vintage, 1976.

The clock's use of fairytales is BEST understood to reveal

A

the fantastic nature of love.

B

the nightmarish aspect of idealistic love.

C

the impossibility of love.

D

the futility of love.

E

the ridiculousness of love.