Symbols in Robert Browning’s Poem, “Patriot into Traitor”

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Ardent Learner 56 Rep.

Has Robert Browning used any symbols in the poem, Patriot into Traitor? If yes, then please mention.

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English Tutor 2.76K Rep.

 

Yeah, this poem is rich with symbols including,

Roses: Symbolize honor, respect and passion.

Path: Symbolic of political career

Myrtle: Symbolize love, purity, generosity and innocence

Spires: A symbolic term for strength and hopeful gestures

Sun: Represents something beyond access or unreachable

Window: Stands for freedom

Forehead: A symbol of good luck but bleeding forehead symbolize bad luck

Rope: Symbolizes restrictions, devoid of power and confinement

Rain: A symbol for period of despair and trial

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