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Analysis and comments on The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

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Comment 349 of 899, added on February 9th, 2006 at 1:04 PM.

this poem rox!!!!!

April from United States
Comment 348 of 899, added on February 7th, 2006 at 4:25 PM.

Hey just wanted to say that the poem touched my heart because it made me
realize what my life meant. It also made me realize that everything that
happens is for a reason because God has this plan for us. Also don't
follow everybody because you are suppose to be your own person and if you
follow everybody else you will get what they get. If you do your own thing
then you will get what you should get for yourself because if everybody
travels the easy road with no difficulties then they won't realize what its
worth. But if you travel the hard road you will realize the importance of
the life you have.

Amber from United States
Comment 347 of 899, added on February 7th, 2006 at 2:37 PM.

Every day is a new horizen to look
Every day is a new way to take..

and

time,oh time....never come back again...

what we take,this or that.. it MAY be no sigh in it..!


Neda from Canada
Comment 346 of 899, added on February 6th, 2006 at 4:10 PM.

Here is another interpretation in my own words of this poem:

As are the sands in an hourglass
These are the days of our lives
As are the ripples in a pond
These are the days of our lives

Thank you. John Mark, your wife delivered the figgy pudding the other day.
It was quite scrumptious.

Joodie from Bulgaria
Comment 345 of 899, added on February 6th, 2006 at 8:43 AM.

This poem fits me and my life in more than just one way or more than just
touching my heart. It fits how I had to choose a road to take to make me
happy for the rest of my life.

Emily from United States
Comment 344 of 899, added on January 31st, 2006 at 1:20 PM.

For me, the poem is more about the decisions we make from moment to moment,
sometimes taking the more "common" or traveled route and sometimes not.
Taking the road less traveled is similar to being independent, both in
action and thought. If you travel the same path as everyone else you will
arrive at the same place as well. If you let your feet (or your mind)
diverge from well traveled routes then the possibilities of seeing and
thinking things that others could not become greatly enhanced. And that
WILL make all the difference.

Larry from United States
Comment 343 of 899, added on January 27th, 2006 at 8:57 AM.

i'm suppose to do a presentation on this poem so I did a search and came to
this site.
And wow... i didn't know there would be so many interpretations on this
poem.
I have to agree that this poem is a bit ironic, Anyway, here it is a
requirement for all secondary students (O-levels) to learn this poem, And
the teachers are all saying this is an inspirational poem (hahaha)

Mic from Malaysia
Comment 342 of 899, added on January 26th, 2006 at 3:23 PM.

this poem kicks a..!!!!!!

ronnie from United States
Comment 341 of 899, added on January 19th, 2006 at 4:32 AM.

It's interesting to discover, as I did recently, that the whole thing was
just a dig at his friend who he walked with. The friend would sigh over
what economists call, 'opportunity cost': missing out on the benefits of
the alternatives you could have chosen. That he considered the sighing
quaint and romantic makes me enjoy the poem more; really he's poking fun at
someone who refuses to live in the moment and wastes their imagination on
worry.

Logan from New Zealand
Comment 340 of 899, added on January 18th, 2006 at 12:53 PM.

Read this at my grandmas funeral. Great poem.

Me

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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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