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by Robert Frost

Design Questions

Bring on the tough stuff - there’s not just one right answer.

  1. How does the form of the poem match the theme and title of the poem?
  2. Why does the speaker emphasize the color of the flower, spider and moth so much?
  3. What images in the poem hint at death?
  4. At the end of the poem, do you think the speaker believes in "design"? Why or why not?

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