Unformatted text preview: speaker changes who is being addressed. He challenges those that have not seen the sun to open their eyes for themselves and tell him what they see. Is the final line another way of saying Were all in the same boat? The final section seems to pity the sun. Although it performs the vital duty of warming the Earth, it is not a part of the planet. In the Ptolemaic view of astronomy, Earth is the center of the universe, putting the sun in the role of the servant....
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- Spring '07
- Planet, saucy pedantic wretch