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Analysis and comments on Noblesse Oblige by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Comment 1 of 1, added on August 27th, 2005 at 2:59 PM.

This poem is awful...... it makes a simple and beautiful concept seems
foolish and convoluted. Noblesse Oblige is simple: you are obliged to be
noble because you are noble ( whether that be by birth as in the concept of
the nobility, or because you are gifted in some way, or because you are
you.... the fact is if we practiced this we'd be better off
The idea requires that you help others in any way you can =small or large=
because os a member of the human race you are obliged to do so. Wheeler
Wilcox has it wrong !

DIANE from United States

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Poet: Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Poem: Noblesse Oblige
Added: Mar 18 2005
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Poem of the Day: May 24 2014


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