Robert Frost's Design

Robert Frost's Design - What had that flower to do with...

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“Design” by Robert Frost I found a dimpled spider, fat and white, On a white heal-all,* holding up a moth Like a white piece of rigid satin cloth— Assorted characters of death and blight Mixed ready to begin the morning right, Like the ingredients of a witches’ broth— A snow-drop spider, a flower like a froth, And dead wings carried like a paper kite.
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Unformatted text preview: What had that flower to do with being white, The wayside blue and innocent heal-all? What brought the kindred spider to that height, Then steered the white moth thither in the night? What but design of darkness to appall? If design govern in a thing so small. *a heal-all is a type of flower, usually blue...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course ENGL 285 taught by Professor Shields during the Spring '07 term at South Carolina.

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