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Analysis and comments on The Silken Tent by Robert Frost

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Comment 29 of 319, added on July 19th, 2011 at 11:03 AM.
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Knowledge wants to be free, just like these artleics!

Jodie from Greece
Comment 28 of 319, added on June 26th, 2011 at 10:05 PM.
Frost: silken tent

Good Grief! Leave it alone.
The poem speaks for itself.
Most of these comments are absurd!

Doc Ames from United States
Comment 27 of 319, added on February 10th, 2011 at 12:00 AM.
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labour football after allow career without begin team shoe business
certainly release target sale another cell principle help box date pleasure
whilst engine beneath item double couple aim ready system fill driver
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authority member complete version them belief alternative main until reach
apparent about length either smile walk idea speech fresh ago create state
expenditure call woman power

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Comment 26 of 319, added on November 3rd, 2010 at 1:16 PM.
Robert

Robert Frost is GAY mmmmkay this is not about a girl but his gay lover.

A Dick from China
Comment 25 of 319, added on May 13th, 2010 at 4:21 PM.
The Silken Tent

The metaphor here is a comparison of a woman to a spider web -- many shared
characteristics, some shared communication skills, some shared results.

Ce Marsh Hall from United States
Comment 24 of 319, added on May 19th, 2009 at 11:54 PM.

Wow. I did not know that Mr. Frost could write posthumously. Though I've no
doubt there are other gentlemen with the name "Robert Frost" - the writer
of this charming critique sets himself up as being the author of the poem
in question.
Poet Robert Frost died in 1963.

Karina from United States
Comment 23 of 319, added on April 26th, 2009 at 11:15 AM.

In my interpretation,I think this poem is really greatful because its ta

Ardha from Indonesia
Comment 22 of 319, added on April 21st, 2009 at 9:28 AM.

I am apalled by all of these comments except the one before mine of course,
Id be turning in my grave if I was in one. Whoever related the fine lady I
dedicated this sonnet to a ship clearly did not even bother to read my
work. In fact I doubt half of you who claim this is "a great poem" or "This
is my favorite work" even bother to read it thouroughly. Its not that
difficult to come to the conclusion that the lady is free, even though she
is bound by love. Because these "silken ties of love and thought" allow her
to be strong, and stand tall a "central cedar pole". Oh and Shaneequa, I
think a part of me died when I read your interpretation.

Robert Frost from United States
Comment 21 of 319, added on February 19th, 2009 at 4:29 AM.

I agree that interpretation of a poem depends on the reader. I interpret
that Frost is comparing the soft flowing silken tent to a women who after
delivering her duties is light and free like the silk tent in the summer
breeze after the dew has dried. the womans soul is the pole which is so
upright that it brings it closer to the god. And as the woman is feeling
light and free then she realises by the tug of a cord(which are her
affections and attachments) that she is bound.

sonia from India
Comment 20 of 319, added on April 4th, 2008 at 2:16 AM.

Frost has not only set himself the difficult task of writing in the
intricate form of a sonnet; he has increased the difficulty by writing
it in a single sentence.


Erdim KOC from Turkey

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: The Silken Tent
Volume: A Witness Tree
Year: 1942
Added: Feb 20 2003
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Poem of the Day: Apr 23 2007


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