What is the subject in “While nestled inside that divine sanctuary”?

While nestled inside that divine sanctuary, words were my window to the world outside my perch in Columbus, Ohio. (Benita Porter, The Power of Words)

It seems like while-clause is a participial clause (a dangling participial one). Is it? If so, is the subject ‘I’?


Yep. This is a classic dangling participle (past participle in this case). The subject is “words” but the participle isn’t meant to modify “words” (at least, I don’t think the words were nestled anywhere). The clause is meant to modify “I” but the author never put “I” into the sentence at all.

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