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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
    The literary meaning of the poem 'The Silken Tent' by Robert Frost lies not in the idea of 'connectedness' but in that of control. The poem was written when the world was concerned by the Nazi...

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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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