Vintage light fixtures, organic cotton towels, environmentally friendly cleaning products, organic food choices and a selection of local, earthy retail choices round out the eco-offerings. Metaphorically, the ropes of this girls life would. With too much love and thoughts and slightly tied to everything on earth that guide her to truth. Bondage so diffused is barely experienced as a constraint; the lover does not wander from the choice of his beloved. I like to come away from a reading experience being relatively sure I know what the poet meant to say. The cedar pole in the centre has erected the tent and the pole is the symbol of the sureness of the soul.
These reflect the aesthetic effect the girl has on him. I had to write an explication about The Silken Tent today so I googled it after the exam to see if I was close to the intended meaning. Robert Frost's early childhood was further disorganised by domestic chaos, frequent moves and patchy education; at the age of eleven he tried to offer comfort during the final stages of his father's death from tuberculosis. The central cedar pole represents the girl and the silken tent represents her dress which is made of a very rich, soft, smooth fabric- silk. The movement of the tent in the capriciousness of summer air.
Though, they are only to hold the cedar pole in place during trying times she stands straight usually. Nowhere in the poem is the lady free. He wants to bring this particular woman to his tent in the middle of the woods in hopes of having sex with her. Her love and thoughtfulness for others and her own happiness shines clearly. As winds blow events that may cause chaos and disruption, she remains strong and stead fast, all the while, maintainng her Femininity and beauty.
Posted on 2012-06-22 by a guest. This is also shown when Frost has written the whole poem in one sentence - the lack of full stops also show freedom and movement until the very end. And Sukie is to be commended. On one hand, this means that one must be wary when thinking by means of metaphor, and one must be wary when reading or hearing the metaphors of others. The poem displays utter restraint, and the seething sexual undertone is strengthened because of this restraint. The silken tent is a sail. Thanks for taking the time to consider this and for contributing your insightful comment.
Back to the reading which is laid out in a Chinese 'essay' style. I really enjoy this poem and to me it is a lot like Nothing Gold Can Stay, not just because it was written by again, Frost, but because the way the words flow and what they can relate to make sense in both pieces. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2001. Great hub and a smart student! Because he used demotic language, people see him as a children's poet, and that's fine, but he has many layers which dip into our archetypes. It is only when one of these goes taught the boat ships out , that the real tethers become visible again.
Eleven-year-old Robert, a California boy, grew to become New England's most famous poet. Personal Experience My experience allows me to suggest that the poem indicates the sense of security that those of us who live in the developed world have. The Silken Tent is an extended metaphor for the ties of moral fiber that urge us to a higher morality, and the capricous nature of our own integrity. I m a great fan of Robert Frost, my love for poetry started after I read his poems during school and college days and indeed his poetry has so many levels and deeper meanings, when people cannot get those meaning they say that his poems are childish which surely his poems are not. I would never have guessed that this poem had anything to do with women and oppression, and would not have even noticed the pole and tent imagery. The patterns of the poem, its tempo and rhythm, brilliantly suggest that labour has drained the narrator's energy. This poem is an extended metaphor for relashinships.
These demonstrated 'his simple woodland philosophy', as a reviewer put it at the time, but also gave glimpses of the more troubled spirit to be further expressed in later collections. She is unobtrusively strong and sure of what she does. And what is the woman's character? The poet had one love that inspired his love poetry this was his wife. Posted on 2009-08-23 by a guest. No requests for explanation or general short comments allowed.
The Silken Tent is an immense metaphor, comparing woman and tent in a multitude of ways. The man compares his desire for the woman as being a silken tent. It is about its freedom and that the part of the soul that connected to god was its sturdiness, its way of freedom but with loose bounds. The Silken Tent Analysis Robert Frost Characters archetypes. In the poem bondage means the condition of being under some power or influence.
The significance of the ryhming couplet is a resolution, a reassurance by conveying stability and emphasising our strength in one another. Bound by family and relationships on earth. Summer air is the passionate side of her nature. The full meaning of the poem is A good woman will never tighten things up, and will free the members of her house hold and herself to be all that they can be in the guy wires of her love which anchor and secure them so they can go out into the world. It is a beautiful poem that affects each person differently. What is the mood of this poem? At one specific point, line 7, the poet steps outside of the concrete description and points toward its abstract meaning. She has tried to dry her tears but she still cry ropes relent.