Preanalysis assumption: The term “breathe”, to breathe and breath, has so many and varied latencies for alignment in meanings, that even in univocal usage a certain vagueness attaches to it. To Emily it is “physician’s proof of life”, in other words: the presence and assertion of sexual virility. Aside from this she uses the term as variedly as it seems possible, and the analysis should show that.


This Symbol occures in 4 poems:

#510, #427, VAR #510, VAR #979