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  • The Soul selects her own Society—
    I've compiled the analysis of each poem in the reference links below for you as a resource as you're exploring your outline. As I was forming similarities and differences in my notes about the...

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  • The Silken Tent
    This poem was originally entitled "In Praise of Your Poise." The poem on the surface describes the woman the poet loves as a "silken tent." This description allows for the woman to be at once soft...

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  • The Silken Tent
    This poem creates a beautiful image of interconnectedness that can be related to a number of different possible meanings. Firstly, the pole that is held up equally by all ropes so that it balances...

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  • The Silken Tent
    You are correct in identifying that the silken tent, with its strong, central cedar pole and its many ropes holding it in place, acts as a powerful metaphor in this poem. The tent both stands for...

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  • The Silken Tent
    Robert Frost's "The Silken Tent" is a wonderful sonnet in which he compares a woman to a silken tent. Lines 12-14 read as follows: And only by one's going slightly tautIn the capriciousness of...

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  • The Silken Tent
    I am not aware that we know who in particular is the subject of this excellent and famous poem by Robert Frost. However, I think that if we look at it we can find lots of links between it and the...

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  • The Silken Tent
    Yes, "The Silken Tent" is most definitely a sonnet--and I didn't realize that Robert Frost wrote sonnets! The poem has all the elements of a Shakespearean sonnet: a) 14 lines; b) iambic pentameter:...

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  • The Silken Tent
    Naturally, with any poem, different interpretations and reads can be present. I think that the main theme of Frost's "The Silken Tent" is that there is a strength and individuality within the soul...

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  • The Silken Tent
    Robert Frost's one sentence iambic metered sonnet Silken Tent is a poem, which starts with a pronoun "She". Fantastic food for imagination as there is no proper person or the thing to whom/which...

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  • The Silken Tent
    An interesting question. For the much of the poem, it seems odd to ask the question; the narrator is describing a woman. Since I don't know her, it would be hard to say if it is accurate or not. In...

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