The Spider and the Fly

The Spider and the Fly

by Mary Botham Howitt

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Who do you blame for the tragic end of the Fly in the poem “The Spider and the Fly” by Mary Botham Howitt?

Last updated March 2, 2021

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How does the use of dialogue help enhance the theme in Mary Howitt’s poem “The Spider and the Fly”?

Last updated August 19, 2019

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Comment on the theme of Mary Botham Howitt’s poem “The Spider and the Fly”.

Last updated August 19, 2019

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How does the poem “The Spider and the Fly” by Mary Botham Howitt depict black humour?

Last updated August 18, 2019

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Why does the Spider call the Fly ‘witty’ in the poem “The Spider and the Fly” by Mary Botham Howitt?

Last updated August 15, 2019

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In Mary Howitt’s poem “The Spider and the Fly” why does the Spider refer to its web as a parlour?

Last updated August 14, 2019

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Explain ‘subtle web’ in Mary Howitt’s poem “The Spider and the Fly”.

Last updated August 14, 2019

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Mary Botham Howitt’s poem “The Spider and the Fly” cautions us against the power of flattery and against vanity. Elaborate.

Last updated August 14, 2019

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What is the character sketch of the fly in Mary Howitt’s poem “The Spider and the Fly”?

Last updated August 14, 2019

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In Mary Botham Howitt’s poem “The Spider and the Fly” why is the Fly described as a “poor foolish thing” and the Spider as “cunning Spider” and “wily”?

Last updated August 13, 2019

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