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Inference- Extended Metaphor

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The Chambered Nautilus, Oliver Wendell Holmes

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Sr. "The Chambered Nautilus." Poetryfoundation.org. Poetry Foundation, n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2016.

The entire poem is an extended metaphor which compares the journey of the Chambered Nautilus to the development of

A

the beautiful sea.

B

the human soul.

C

a sunken ship.

D

a holy building.