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The Naked and the Nude

The Naked and the Nude

by Robert Graves

Analysis: Tough-o-Meter

(3) Base Camp

Once you get past the fact that Graves is sorting through some pretty intricate distinctions between the naked and the nude in art, the poem is pretty easy to take in…that is, until you have to start searching the interweb to figure out just who a Gorgon might be.

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