The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke - Book 1, The Selected Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke : Chapter 3, New Poems II Summary & Analysis

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Book 1, The Selected Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke : Chapter 3, New Poems II Summary

Many of the women who were socially among men frequently and publicly were often unmarried and tended to be more highly educated than the so-called normal women of their culture. Rainer has created a poem dedicated to this special type of women.

This poem is more than three times the length of the previous one. It also has only four stanzas. The first of these is 32 lines long. The second is only 4 lines long. The third stanza is 9 lines long. The final stanza has 7 lines.

The next poem is titled Orpheus. Eurydice. Hermes

Like the one immediately before it, this poem is based upon the poet's imagination combined with knowledge of the literary tradition that comes from the Grecian region of...

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