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Childless at fifty-nine, Guido had prepared out of his own heart for his coming child a heart, fashioned on his own preoccupation, the remoseless homage to nobility, the genuflexion the hunted body makes from muscular contraction, going down before the impending and inaccessible, as before a great heat. It had made Guido, as it was to make his son, heavy with impermissible blood.

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From Djuna Barnes's 'Nightwood'.

1. "Guido had prepared out of his own heart for his coming child a heart" ------>
Is it to be understood as, "Childless at fifty-nine, Guido had prepared a heart for his coming child, out of his own heart."?

2. "fashioned on his own preoccupation" --------> What is or was fashioned?

" the remoseless homage to nobility, the genuflexion the hunted body makes from muscular contraction" ----->

Does this mean that Guido prepared "the remoseless homage to nobility"?

3. "going down before the impending and inaccessible" ---------> What or who is going down? "Guido" going down?

4. "It had made Guido, as it was to make his son, heavy with impermissible blood." --------> What does this "it" refer to?

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1. "Guido had prepared out of his own heart for his coming child a heart" ------>
Is it to be understood as, "Childless at fifty-nine, Guido had prepared a heart for his coming child, out of his own heart."? Yes.

2. "fashioned on his own preoccupation" --------> What is or was fashioned? The new heart.

" the remoseless homage to nobility, the genuflexion the hunted body makes from muscular contraction" ----->

Does this mean that Guido prepared "the remoseless homage to nobility"? No. homage and genuflexion are in apposition to preoccupation. They elaborate what his preoccupation was.

3. "going down before the impending and inaccessible" ---------> What or who is going down? "Guido" going down? Not Guido, except indirectly. The (hunted) body.
4. "It had made Guido, as it was to make his son, heavy with impermissible blood." --------> What does this "it" refer to? preoccupation, I assume.
CJ
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Students: Are you brave enough to let our tutors analyse your pronunciation?
Thanks a lot, CalifJim!!

I will take some time to read and understand what you say.......
Thanks a lot, CalifJim!!

I understand mostly what you say.....

2. "fashioned on his own preoccupation" --------> What is or was fashioned? The new heart.
-----> Why would you think "the new heart"?

Here, 'a heart', can we not think that it means 'some kind of mind'?

4. "It had made Guido, as it was to make his son, heavy with impermissible blood." --------> What does this "it" refer to? preoccupation, I assume.

-----> How about it "it" means "act of preparing"? What would be your opinion?