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Analysis and comments on Now Close the Windows by Robert Frost

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Comment 5 of 271, added on November 24th, 2008 at 11:57 PM.

This poem by Robert Frost is about the persona separating himself from the
outside world through the act of "closing the windows". Be it a literal or
metaphoric interpretation, it shows deliberate intention on the part of the
persona. Using the various literary devices, this analysis will seek to
explain the key issues of this poem.

The poem shows deliberate separation of the persona from the secular world.
The persona is aware of the on goings outside his window, but refuses to
partake in them. Instead, he chooses separation through the act of
"clos[ing] the windows". This phrase is repeated twice in the passage,
reflecting on the persona's intention to keep himself away from the

The persona's awareness of his surroundings is blurred in his mind.
Although awareness of his surroundings is shown, it reflects a very
haphazard scope on his part. He reflects uncertainty about whether or on
the "birds [are] singing, and if there is/Be it my loss". The tone of the
persona reflects an uncaring and semi-conscious attitude to his

OK, I'm done:) Tell me what you think!

Ana Lam from Singapore
Comment 4 of 271, added on October 11th, 2007 at 1:03 PM.

This song reminds me of night time when everything is settling down. and it
reminds me of hope like having hope that tomorrow these things will be
doing the same thing:)

Kendra from United States
Comment 3 of 271, added on March 21st, 2006 at 9:35 AM.

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Comment 2 of 271, added on February 11th, 2006 at 2:13 PM.

I don't know why this poem made me think of a politician that wants to hide
while everything settles after a turmoil caused by him.You know, no birds
singing might be no one talking.

Nereyda Hinojosa

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 25. Now Close the Windows
Volume: A Boy's Will
Year: 1913
Added: Feb 1 2004
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Poem of the Day: Jun 20 2002

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