Quote Originally Posted by Old Hack View Post
The thing to remember is that an editor's job is to highlight the problems in a manuscript, and to suggest possible solutions to those problems. It's the author's job to resolve those problems.
As has already been mentioned several times, this is the part you need to internalize. You brought it to their attention - if they don't want to do anything about it, that's on them. You did your job, so move on to the next part.

A lot of people want to be the next Joyce or e.e. cummings. Very few of them are and most certainly not at the start of their careers.