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Robert Frost's "Design" is a Petrarchan sonnet that questions God's style of nature and if there is a style to life which is exemplified through the use of irony, simile, strong imagery, and a rhetoric question. The sonnet is composed of an octave with the rhyme scheme of ABBAABBA and a sestet with the rhyme scheme of ACAACC. The theme of the poem is written with a sense of admiration for character, but a skeptic mind for its meaning behind the plan of existence. The tone at the beginning of the poem is intended to be one of awe than somber because the main components of the sonnet: the spider, moth, heal-all flower, and fabric are all white. The reader can also be provided a fresh perspective since the speaker, Robert Frost, is celebrating this in the morning. During the initial stanza, Frost utilizes euphony to place the scene and tone as he describes that the spider as dimpled and also on a flower. Since the third and second lines persist, the use of simile is depicted when Frost compares a white blossom to a satin cloth. A heal-all blossom is usually shades of purple (Kansas Herbs), although maybe not entirely white, which symbol...