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Analysis and comments on The Rhodora by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Comment 5 of 15, added on April 21st, 2006 at 8:56 PM.

Wow. What I wouldn't give to have a man tell me that! - Leslie

Isn't that the message of the poem? It's great how we didn't expect to find
grace from a man, and it's analogous to the poem's message of finding
unexpected beauty.

Jason from United States
Comment 4 of 15, added on November 20th, 2005 at 5:03 AM.

ıt is the most meaningfull poem we have ever read.ıt reflects the
differences between looking and seeing. Rhodara is the beauty among bad
things. how many of us can see this kind of beauty?

eylül, gülriz, gülşah from Turkey
Comment 3 of 15, added on November 13th, 2005 at 10:05 AM.

whence is the flower?

Marlena
Comment 2 of 15, added on August 24th, 2005 at 8:44 AM.

I have memorized the last few lines of this poem many, many years ago for
one of my classes. Beauty can be discovered where we thought there could
be no beauty.
Joan

Joan from United States
Comment 1 of 15, added on January 3rd, 2005 at 1:03 AM.

Wow. What I wouldn't give to have a man tell me that!

Leslie

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Poet: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Poem: The Rhodora
Added: Jan 31 2004
Viewed: 1396 times
Poem of the Day: Jul 16 2002


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