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#1 2008-04-03 00:12:44

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'wrapped with guilt' for 'wracked with guilt'

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.
forums.toonzone.net/showthread.php?t=134929&page=7

Michael has a death wish from being wrapped with guilt over killing Libby… and maybe Ana-Lucia.
www.gluetree.com/

Is it because you’re wrapped with guilt? Is it creating a problem currently in your being intimate with your partner?
www.videojug.com/interview/confessing-to-infidelity

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

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#2 2008-04-03 12:53:35

nilep
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Registered: 2007-03-21
Posts: 291

Re: 'wrapped with guilt' for 'wracked with guilt'

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

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