Robert Frost "A Road Not Taken"

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Nicole Clark
English
Elizabeth Myers
2013
Assignment 2: Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken”
Nicole Clark
English
Elizabeth Myers
2013
Assignment 2: Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken”

Robert Frost ever timeless poem “The Road Not Taken” has spanned all time because of its ability to appeal to the basic and inevitable necessities of adulthood –making tough decisions and living with the consequences of said choices in the quest for happiness. [Type the company name]

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Robert Frost ever timeless poem “The Road Not Taken” has spanned all time because of its ability to appeal to the basic and inevitable necessities of adulthood –making tough decisions and living with the consequences of said choices in the quest for happiness. [Type the company name]

[Type the company address]
[Type the phone number]
[Type the fax number]

Robert Frost ever timeless poem “The Road Not Taken” has spanned all time because of its ability to appeal to the basic and inevitable necessities of adulthood –making tough decisions and living with the consequences of said choices in the quest for happiness.

Robert Frost used the symbol of two roads to show a young man’s need to make a very difficult decision. In breaking the poem down in terms of reading and re-reading the poem in its entirety, one can’t help but be immediately placed in the shoes of the speaker in terms of one’s own life choices.

The poem begins with th speaker standing in the middle of two roads. The imagery used in the poem “diverged in a yellow wood” (Frost, 1916), leads the reader to believe the poem takes place in the fall probably when the leaves are turning yellow. He then proceeds to say that he wishes that he could travel both roads, but of course that is physically impossible. He stands for a long time trying to decide which road to take. He looks down the path in attempt to see where it leads....
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