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Comment 24 of 64, added on May 1st, 2009 at 11:24 AM.
Or maybe you're not thinking deeply enough. Chances are if he's making a
reference to a Roman or Greek goddess, then there probably is some deeper
meaning. Robert Frost did not become a well-known and well-respected poet
by writing simply about stars and nature. That's not interesting. It's his
use of imagery, symbolism and metaphor that made him such a phenomenal
kelsey from United States
Comment 23 of 64, added on March 28th, 2008 at 12:56 PM.
This poem closely relates to Bubba Sparxx Song Miss New Booty-Check it out
Jack from Chile
Comment 22 of 64, added on December 11th, 2007 at 7:44 PM.
The poem clearly contrasts the placidity of the stars, blind observers of
human conflict as well as a means of telling the future (Frost clearly
references astrology ). The stars are amoral. They guide us into the
ground by destiny without being aware of their higher function.
Tevye from United States
Comment 21 of 64, added on December 2nd, 2007 at 4:40 PM.
this poem is bogus, if it is called stars then frikin talk about the stars
dont go talkin bout the snow or whateva, who here thinks spongebob is
berto algozomi from Italy
Comment 20 of 64, added on August 4th, 2007 at 6:28 AM.
i agree with that GEE guy~
daniel from Japan
Comment 19 of 64, added on May 18th, 2007 at 1:49 AM.
This poem from Robert Frost is about humans and Minerva “the stars” and
goddess of wisdom.
How countlessly they congregate – There are so many gathered that it’s
impossible to count them. Means they are present.
O'er our tumultuous snow - Tumultuous means noisy and disorderly so he’s
probably just talking about the humans on earth in general and how chaotic
and disorderly they are. O’er means over, Minerva is over us.
Keenness for our fate - Meaning grief for our fate.
Our faltering few steps on - Faltering is to be unsteady in purpose due to
lack of courage or will so It means that humans hesitate and are do
And yet with neither love nor hate - Minerva “the stars” doesn’t help us to
stay alive or anything, but he has never shown hate either, she is
Minerva's snow-white marble eyes – Minerva is the goddess of wisdom, she
judges what is right and what has to happen.
Without the gift of sight – She can’t see us to help us
Gee from Canada
Comment 18 of 64, added on February 26th, 2007 at 7:47 PM.
makes no sense
blubber from United States
Comment 17 of 64, added on February 15th, 2007 at 11:54 AM.
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Comment 16 of 64, added on February 9th, 2007 at 12:56 PM.
i think we should all direct our focus to what really matters...Jake and
hannah accioning! thats right you know what im talking about and you know
why its vital..so yea who wants arbys.
Roberto accion! from Italy
Comment 15 of 64, added on February 8th, 2007 at 4:29 PM.
Jeepers! You guys are all thinking too deeply. Its just talking about the
stars! frost is a pascal poet. he talks about the country side, nature,
countlessly they congregate- just look at the stars. There are too many to
count and they are all clustered there, They congregate together.
O'er the tumultuous snow-hes again describing them how theyre noisy and
disorderly. Theyre not arrnged in some type of pattern. DISORDERLY.
u can find shapes in them, some as tall as trees. Theyre invisible to us at
dawn. they dont love or hate. they are as white as miinervas eyes.(ivory)
and they of course cannot see!
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