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Analysis and comments on Ghost House by Robert Frost

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Comment 25 of 165, added on September 25th, 2005 at 9:56 AM.

I think that this poem is very good and it shows how this old hou8se how
no one lives in is steal alive in away.

Jessica Gardner from United States
Comment 24 of 165, added on September 18th, 2005 at 8:45 AM.

this is a very beautiful poem in the fact of forgotteness and he yet still
wanders and lives there. he is the one that will look after his

angela from United States
Comment 23 of 165, added on September 15th, 2005 at 5:55 PM.

I don't understand the poem.

anne from Germany
Comment 22 of 165, added on September 12th, 2005 at 12:54 PM.

I read the poem and i believe it is very sad because of this poor ghost
struggling in his deression and lonelyness. I feel like hed be a ghost in
real life because the way he feels really shows you that.

Logan Tullett from Canada
Comment 21 of 165, added on July 20th, 2005 at 9:08 PM.

this poem is allright. is not that scary.

Elizabeth from United States
Comment 20 of 165, added on July 20th, 2005 at 6:33 AM.

Very inspiring.

He is truly talking about soul.

CP from United States
Comment 19 of 165, added on July 7th, 2005 at 4:32 PM.

I know that Frost's implications were much more pervasive, but all I could
think of as I was reading this poem was my mother, who suffers from
Alzheimer's. She dwells in a "ghost house" from which she cannot escape,
at the end of a "road" by which I can no longer reach her. All that she
has left are vague memories of long ago (the cellar). Her nights are full
of fears and nightmares (bats), and in her shadowy mind, she is often
visited by long-dead friends and companions. The whipporwill, I believe,
is Death coming closer as the poet anticipates his arrival. On some level,
my mother also hears this call, but for her it is a siren's song.

Terry Berg from United States
Comment 18 of 165, added on June 6th, 2005 at 1:25 PM.

ahhhhhhh. It's okay, he could have done ALOT better.

Mario & Luigi from Italy
Comment 17 of 165, added on June 2nd, 2005 at 6:07 PM.

this poems title is alright but the actual poem is very good. I would
suggest this poem to any one, robert frost is a great poet.

mackits me fergy from Azerbaijan
Comment 16 of 165, added on May 22nd, 2005 at 12:18 PM.

My English professor is a big fan of Frost “The Ghost House” I believe
Robert Frost was referencing the emptiness felt while living at the farm
house his grandparent left to him and his family. The house was old and
seemed to be lonely during his struggles with becoming a know poet. I felt
the poem because I can relate to living in an old house that seems empty
after everyone left. The eerie feeling inside about struggling to make
ends meet to raise a family can contribute to the ghostly feeling of the

Tamika Sanders 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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