A Noiseless Patient Spider
by Walt Whitman
A Noiseless Patient Spider Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
This adorable arachnid is the title character of the poem. A description of its web-building dominates the first five lines, and its image lingers throughout the poem.Line 1: The image of the quiet...
Here’s the other half of the poem’s big comparison. In the last five lines, we switch over to the spiritual side, although the image of the spider remains important.Line 6: Here’s...