Poem Analysis of Fire and Ice by Robert Frost

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Most people know the poem “Fire and Ice” by Robert Frost. It is pretty famous. But do most people know the meaning of this unique poem? What does Robert Frost mean when he writes “if the world had to perish twice?” Although it is short, “Fire and Ice” is a puzzling poem filled with words that hold a meaning that we have to unlock.
In the poem, Frost is the narrator and he is speaking to the readers. The issue that Frost discusses is if the world will end in a blazing fire or in freezing ice. Based on the poem, Frost believes he would perish by fire because in verses 3 and 4 he wrote: From what I've tasted of desire, I hold with those who favor fire. But in verses 5, 6, 7, and 8 Frost wrote: But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate to say that for destruction, ice is also great. So, to summarize, he thinks humans would die by the hands of fire, but thinking twice, he thinks that ice is also very destructive and could kill us, too.
The two things that are shown in this poem are the elements of nature- fire and ice. The denotations of fire is that it is red and orange, with some yellow mixed in and that it is very hot. The connotations of fire is desire as he said in verses 3 and 4: From what I’ve tasted of desire, I hold with those who favor fire. The denotations of ice is that it is cold and it is frozen water. The connotations is hate because in verses 6, 7 and 8 Frost says: I think I know enough of hate to say that for destruction, ice is also great.
A metaphor that is shown in the poem is when Frost compares desire with fire and ice with hate. When he wrote “From what I’ve tasted of desire, I hold with those who favor fire,” he is referring to human desires. By comparing it to fire, we have a sense that he believes desire is a sin. He also compares ice with hate when he writes “I think I know enough of hate to say that for destruction, ice is also great.” In these lines, Frost refers to mankinds hate for each other.
The rhyme scheme of

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