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    Arm Raised Against

    Some misunderstanding here:

    "A full length photograph of Frieda Lawrence on the patio of Witter Bynner's house, showing her leaning with her right arm raised against the wall of the house."

    What does "raise against" mean? Could it mean the wall was falling and the act of raising her arm was in opposition to (against) the falling wall?

    Source: nottingham.ac.uk/manuscripts/collections/online-mss-catalogues/cats/lawbcat.html

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    Re: Arm Raised Against

    Quote Originally Posted by johnchu View Post
    Some misunderstanding here:

    "A full length photograph of Frieda Lawrence on the patio of Witter Bynner's house, showing her leaning with her right arm raised against the wall of the house."

    What does "raise against" mean? Could it mean the wall was falling and the act of raising her arm was in opposition to (against) the falling wall?

    Source: nottingham.ac.uk/manuscripts/collections/online-mss-catalogues/cats/lawbcat.html
    Probably not. She was probably standing with her arm touching the wall.

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    Re: Arm Raised Against

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Probably not. She was probably standing with her arm touching the wall.
    And raised.

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