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Analysis and comments on Ghost House by Robert Frost

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Comment 44 of 164, added on April 15th, 2006 at 1:54 PM.

"I know not who these mute folks are who share this unlit place with me" I
believe that frost is speaking from the point of view of a man already
dead. Possably even foreseeing his own death.Frost is Known for his ability
to mix the cycle of mans life with that of natures, here again he has
splendly meshed the natural rythm of both.

g. Kats from United States
Comment 43 of 164, added on April 1st, 2006 at 9:29 AM.

This poem is something worth reading over and over again... i enjoyed the
use of words he chose along with how he made the rhythm run so smoothly.
One of my favorite from him so far.

mike from United States
Comment 42 of 164, added on March 23rd, 2006 at 10:38 AM.

I interpreted this poem to be about Frost revisiting his old house that he
had once had many memories, loved ones, and a lot of his life. He is seeing
it again and expressing his lonlyness. He is a lonly man and says he will
forever be there with them and never forget. The imagery he uses shows how
important this place was to him and the ppl in it. He had good memories but
then again they are only memories and cannot be relived. Hope that helps
some ppl.

Jenna from United Kingdom
Comment 41 of 164, added on March 10th, 2006 at 12:03 PM.

I love dis one holla back

Keekee from United States
Comment 40 of 164, added on March 7th, 2006 at 8:12 PM.

its my fav...so good.... i love the 3rd word very muihc\

Curis from Australia
Comment 39 of 164, added on February 22nd, 2006 at 8:42 AM.

i think i found out what the poem is actually talking about, in the first
part he's just talking about the old house thats has been forgotten, and
then it goes on to the the grave yard, that has also been forgotten, and
then he talks about the forgotten people lying inside the grave yard

erik umland from United States
Comment 38 of 164, added on February 18th, 2006 at 12:01 PM.

I want to know what the poem means and find a site that has any information
about the poem and thanks if you show me one because i really need one for
my research paper, because i got a 50 on the rough draft and i need to get
an A on the final to keep from failing the class, Honors English II

Ry from United States
Comment 37 of 164, added on January 23rd, 2006 at 12:55 AM.

what significants does this poem have on robert frosts life???

john doe from Canada
Comment 36 of 164, added on January 5th, 2006 at 3:21 PM.

I'm 14, and I'm using this poem as part of my essay on ghost stories. When
I first read it, I didn't quite understand it - I imagined it, but I didn't
understand what my thoughts meant. After reading it through a few times, it
became clear to me that there are several possibilities, not just one
particular one. My initial thought was that the persona's a ghost, he's
full of sorrow from the loss of his life, his family, his home that has now
been captured by nature. He's sad that the house has been left derelict,
no-one to care for it, but happy that he's still the only occupant, apart
from the two other ghosts, his family that also died.
It's very how Robert Frost has written this, I love the rhyming, the
pattern of the lines and the stanzas. In a way, I wish it could be more
clear, but then I like the mystery of it, it's so intriguing.

Kelly Duggan from United Kingdom
Comment 35 of 164, added on November 27th, 2005 at 12:26 PM.

I don't know why people like the ones who last commented even bother.
Robert Frost was a great poet, and everyone stands to learn something from
his works. So if your not serious why comment at all?

Courtney from United States

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 2. Ghost House
Volume: A Boy's Will
Year: 1913
Added: Feb 1 2004
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Poem of the Day: Dec 13 2006


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