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Chris -- 2015-05-30
This is inspired by the recent posting of ‘wrecked with guilt.’ It gets 148 ghits:
Guilt, I’m wrapped with guilt …
www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/d/domeshots/l … dnose.html
I could see Jet wrapped with guilt after letting three of his team members die.
Michael has a death wish from being wrapped with guilt over killing Libby… and maybe Ana-Lucia.
Is it because you’re wrapped with guilt? Is it creating a problem currently in your being intimate with your partner?
He is sent away far from his love and Briony is wrapped with guilt: seeking refuge through her writing she finds the path to her uncertain atonement.
www.salient.org.nz/arts/film/atonement- … tiges-sake
Nice one – there’s definite potential for semantic imagery. The speaker might see herself/himself covered in a wrapping of guilt.
This is quite similar to Peter Forster’s suggestions of “wrapped with pain” and “rapt with pain.”
http://eggcorns.lascribe.net/forum/view … hp?id=2277