[Milton-L] totally off this sonnet 23 subject

Horace Jeffery Hodges horacejeffery at gmail.com
Thu Apr 21 23:12:59 EDT 2016

What about tasting in a dream since smell and taste are related?

I'm grading papers despite nodding off again and again. At one point, as I
nodded, I dreamed I had a chocolate cookie in my hand, but as I lifted the
cookie to my mouth to place it between my teeth and bite down, the cookie
vanished, and I awoke, biting down on nothing but disappointment.

I tasted nothing, nor did I smell anything.

Jeffery Hodges

On Fri, Apr 22, 2016 at 11:49 AM, Gregory Machacek <
Gregory.Machacek at marist.edu> wrote:

> We're doing Eve's dream today in class. A student mentions her mention of
> the smell of the fruit. It occurs to me I've never smelled anything in a
> dream. I poll the class. None of them either. I Google. Most people no.
> One bright student proposes we lost smelling in dreams with the fall.
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