We Won't Get Fooled Again

(July 9, 2004)

What does Frost Mean when he says that people who haven't been educated by poetry "don’t know when they are being fooled by a metaphor, an analogy, a parable"? Well, what exactly is the meaning of the words "stabilized" and "clarity" in the cartoon above? Context determines meaning, and the General's "context" is by no means the same as Roland Hedley's (the reporter) or ours.