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Can we interpret 'Birches' by Robert Frost as having sexual innuendo?

 

sandra a #167797
Feb 05, 2011 4:12 AM

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Can we interpret 'Birches' by Robert Frost as having sexual innuendo?

'Like girls on hands and knees...'

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Huck Finn #181051
Apr 22, 2011 11:52 AM

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well thats not what i got from it, although the
"girls on hands and knees"
"riding them"
"took the stiffness out of them"
"hung limp"
COULD be interpretted like that.

you could maybe sat that the possible sexual undertones is somewhat childish humour and reinforces childishness but in the context of something very adult?

bla bla therefore reinforcing the themes of childishness but also being an adult?

i don't know i wouldn't say it myself.
 

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