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"I am become a name"-explain this line fron Tennyson's"Ulyysses".

 

tapas m #212207
Nov 11, 2011 12:05 AM

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"I am become a name"-explain this line fron Tennyson's"Ulyysses".

how does the become a name?

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Aslan
Nov 11, 2011 1:46 AM

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Ulysses has become rather famous through his travels and exploits.
The phrase "I am become a name" means something like "hey, I'm a celebrity now!" He is a household name; kind of like Tiger Woods before his wife hit him with a golf club!
 

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