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    The spider went inside his den and wove a “subtle web, in a little corner sly.” He then set his table ready to dine upon the fly. Read summary of The Spider and the Fly

    The spider went inside his den and wove a “subtle web, in a little corner sly.” He then set his table ready to dine upon the fly.

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    The spider turned back into his den as he knew that the fly would very soon fall into his trap. He went inside the den to weave “a subtle web” so that once the fly falls in his trap, he could devour her. Read summary of The Spider and the Fly

    The spider turned back into his den as he knew that the fly would very soon fall into his trap. He went inside the den to weave “a subtle web” so that once the fly falls in his trap, he could devour her.

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    The poem, “The Spider and the Fly”, tells us that one shouldn’t believe in “idle, silly flattering words.” Such words will only make one miserable later on so it’s better to avoid it from the beginning. Flattery and false words means nothing so one shouldn’t give in to them fully as they are nothingRead more

    The poem, “The Spider and the Fly”, tells us that one shouldn’t believe in “idle, silly flattering words.” Such words will only make one miserable later on so it’s better to avoid it from the beginning. Flattery and false words means nothing so one shouldn’t give in to them fully as they are nothing but traps.

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    The first 3 stanzas show how materialistic exploits fall short in front of flattery and false words seen in the fourth stanza. The spider tried in vain to lure the fly by offering a “prettiest little parlour”, “little bef with pretty curtains drawn around” and a brilliant “pantry.” It shows not allRead more

    The first 3 stanzas show how materialistic exploits fall short in front of flattery and false words seen in the fourth stanza. The spider tried in vain to lure the fly by offering a “prettiest little parlour”, “little bef with pretty curtains drawn around” and a brilliant “pantry.” It shows not all people fall prey to the charms of materialism.

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    The poem shows one important lesson that proper judgment is very important. Had the fly shown careful and proper judgment throughout the poem, she would not have met the tragic end. One should show proper judgment not only for materialism but also for flattery and false words. Read summary of The SpRead more

    The poem shows one important lesson that proper judgment is very important. Had the fly shown careful and proper judgment throughout the poem, she would not have met the tragic end. One should show proper judgment not only for materialism but also for flattery and false words.

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    The title of the poem is aptly justified. The poem highlights the evils in society quite prominently through a spider and a fly. The spider portrays the manipulative men in the society who uses silly flattering words to trap the naive women, portrayed by the fly. Read summary of The Spider and the FRead more

    The title of the poem is aptly justified. The poem highlights the evils in society quite prominently through a spider and a fly. The spider portrays the manipulative men in the society who uses silly flattering words to trap the naive women, portrayed by the fly.

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    Personification is the attribution of human characteristics to animals and non-living things. In this poem, the spider is personified to represent the manipulative men who uses false words and trickery to trap innocent and naive women, personified by the fly. Read summary of The Spider and the Fly

    Personification is the attribution of human characteristics to animals and non-living things. In this poem, the spider is personified to represent the manipulative men who uses false words and trickery to trap innocent and naive women, personified by the fly.

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    This poem is very relevant in today’s times. The poet teaches the readers a very valuable lesson, which is applicable to both the children and the adults. She says one should never give in to flattery and false words as they mean nothing. Men have been trapping women for centuries with false words oRead more

    This poem is very relevant in today’s times. The poet teaches the readers a very valuable lesson, which is applicable to both the children and the adults. She says one should never give in to flattery and false words as they mean nothing. Men have been trapping women for centuries with false words or praises and it has done nothing but harm. She requests the readers not to be as innocent and foolish as the fly in the tale but to be careful in the big bad world that’s waiting for them. One should only believe in oneself and not what others say or think of them.

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    In the poem, “The Spider and the Fly”, written by Mary Howitt, the poet talks through metaphors (hidden meanings) about how a spider can put a fly under its spell by being polite and sweet. She personifies man as the spider and woman as the fly and talks about how innocent women are to the sweet talRead more

    In the poem, “The Spider and the Fly”, written by Mary Howitt, the poet talks through metaphors (hidden meanings) about how a spider can put a fly under its spell by being polite and sweet. She personifies man as the spider and woman as the fly and talks about how innocent women are to the sweet talks of men and that they should be more cautious.

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    The spider’s bed had “pretty curtains drawn around” and the fly could rest awhile with the fine and thin sheets, warmly tucked in. It was a comfortable place to rest but the fly very well knew that whoever slept in the bed “never, never wake again.” Read summary of The Spider and the Fly

    The spider’s bed had “pretty curtains drawn around” and the fly could rest awhile with the fine and thin sheets, warmly tucked in. It was a comfortable place to rest but the fly very well knew that whoever slept in the bed “never, never wake again.”

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