Metaphorry Depicted In Robert Frost's Design'

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Robert Frost's "Design" is a two stanza poem that paints a sinister scene that is unfolding in nature. At the dawn of morning, there is a "dimpled spider, fat and white, on a white heal-all holding up a moth." The moth is holding onto this white flower called the heal-all trying to escape the spider but death is surely to come. The white heal all flower is regarded as a safe haven or refuge with the power to heal. How ironic to die on a flower with medicinal capabilities. Frost uses these three characters as a metaphor of the beautiful and sometimes cruel world that we all live in. The color white is often used to represent purity. Why does Frost describe the spider, moth and heal-all as white? It is easy to accept the moth and flower

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