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Analysis and comments on Fate by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Comment 7 of 7, added on December 25th, 2011 at 10:08 AM.

i think this poem was diffcult

naz from Iraq
Comment 6 of 7, added on November 23rd, 2011 at 2:32 PM.
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Thanks alot - your answer sovled all my problems after several days
struggling

Mavrick from Cyprus
Comment 5 of 7, added on October 1st, 2010 at 1:26 AM.

Poem basically supports all the transcendentalists historical path of the
american dream and also has a sentence where describes the revolutionaries
of belief of god and optimistic,the poem is a great poem to use to compare
with the "Self-Reliance" text i believe fate is one great poem to use to
describe transcendentalists.

Evelin Diaz from El Salvador
Comment 4 of 7, added on May 4th, 2010 at 12:51 PM.
Poem

Well this poem is amazing and I have to agree with the eprson who stated
that tis meanign si the show inner beauty and i also have to agree that
most disregard that at times, i do it all the time and this poem inspired
me to make others look beyond hwo I look and actually know who i am !

Ana from United States
Comment 3 of 7, added on March 27th, 2010 at 5:39 PM.
strange

How strange it was after googling this link - the poem was on one side of
the web page and an advertisement directly to the right of it with a girl
laying down her lush breasts popping out of black lingerie - the internet
is a strangely perverse thing at times...

frodo
Comment 2 of 7, added on January 20th, 2005 at 8:36 PM.

Wow, this is a truly beautiful poem. I love the poems of the
Transcendentalists. I believe what he is saying (summed up) is that
fortune, in ways that are not superficial, favors no one. People, though,
think otherwise and scorn those "not favored" and praise those "fortunate
ones". But all people are born with the ability to see true beauty, inner
beauty, though too often people never do this. And at the end of the poem,
Emerson tells us that success (which is "forever good") can only be
acheived by finding that beauty within yourself. And once you have been
able to understand yourself, only then can you "carry the eagles, and
master the sword."

Caitlin from United States
Comment 1 of 7, added on November 24th, 2004 at 1:57 AM.

Yeah I am very confuzzled also.

Lindsey from United States

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Poet: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Poem: Fate
Added: Feb 21 2003
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