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Analysis and comments on The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

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Comment 418 of 898, added on February 23rd, 2007 at 11:11 AM.

I love this poem and am doing it for my poetry presentation. I love the
mystery of which road to take although I don't understand it because I have
never read it.

Big Zach from United States
Comment 417 of 898, added on February 5th, 2007 at 10:20 AM.

i think this poem is pretty...really good but its so long and we had to
memorize it for comm. arts grade =(

N_I_K_K_I from United States
Comment 416 of 898, added on January 4th, 2007 at 1:29 PM.

Hudsno I think you and so many others miss the point entirely its not about
which path he took or didnt take and hes not patting himself on the back
for going down the one that most people dont chose. the pome says "and
both that morning equally lay in leaves no step had trodden black." both
the paths were the same. earlier in the peom he says "tho as for that the
passing there had worn them really about the same." hes just talkin about
when you make a choice (choise?) any choise it makes a really big
difference to your whole life and everybody elses. thats why he sighs
because we are not supposed to no if he was happy or sad like there are
happy sighns and sad ones and we dont no which he is talking about here.
thats why he sighs.

Florin from Romania
Comment 415 of 898, added on January 2nd, 2007 at 12:07 PM.

i went hiking the other day and i think that Robert Frosty is definately a
genius. what i dont get is this: why did he have to stand out and do what
noone else was doing. If i were him, i would probably walk down each path a
little way and see which one was better.I was a boyscout. If i like saw
bear tracks on one path then i would definately go down the other path.
OH... and i would name it "the road not traveled by bears"

Hudson from United States
Comment 414 of 898, added on May 18th, 2006 at 7:43 PM.

I was a freshman in High School when I first read this poem I didn't know
what it meant then but now I understand. There are many interpretations
about his message, but in my opinion I think The poem is definitely about
making choices and I believe the Road not taken is about breaking away from
everyone else is doing and living how you want to. I have decided to becom
an artist that is one route many dont take and for me "That has made all
the difference" I was unsure about becoming an artist but after memorizing
and reciting excerpts from JFK's speech at Amherst College "Praising
american poet Robert Frost it allowed me to see how important an artists
place in society is so "Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one
less traveled by" thank you Robert Frost

Devon from United States
Comment 413 of 898, added on May 5th, 2006 at 1:37 PM.

i can really relate to this poem because in 8th grade i had to choose which
secondary school i wanted to go to. so many of my friends and classmates
were going to Loomis Chaffee, but i took the road less traveled by and went
to Miss Porter's. it was possibly the best choice of my life and this poem
helped me.

Comment 412 of 898, added on May 1st, 2006 at 7:50 PM.

this poem is so..how you say... amaz-za-zing i cannot believe it. i love
the robert frost. i am the big fan. i am loving the work. i live in panama.
i have got to go...but i hope that you will enjoy my comment.

staub from Panama
Comment 411 of 898, added on April 29th, 2006 at 12:34 PM.

I loved your poem. I would of chose the same path that you did. Your Poem
inspired me. I would like to see nature growing, not just smooth dirt.

Judy Lu from United States
Comment 410 of 898, added on April 27th, 2006 at 2:10 AM.

The first time I read this poem, I was a school going kid now I am a
working professional, but still this poem forms the crux of all that I do
and achieve, I still remember it verbatim. It has been the most incredible
enlightment for me towads choosing the right path always.

Swati from India
Comment 409 of 898, added on April 26th, 2006 at 10:59 PM.

The Road not Taken is about making a decision in life. There is a turning
point in every living creature where it must make a decision. The road
taken by most is a boring choice. Not going to colledge playing around,
living in poverty. Would you take that road?

oitas okki from Japan

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 1. The Road Not Taken
Volume: Mountain Interval
Year: 1916
Added: Feb 1 2004
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