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Analysis and comments on The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

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Comment 318 of 898, added on December 10th, 2005 at 2:42 AM.

i love this poem as well!!
whenever we need to make a decision, we will have confusion whether our
choice is true or not.
i think this poem gives you a tip---trust yourself!~

Veronica from China
Comment 317 of 898, added on December 7th, 2005 at 1:39 PM.

I had to memorize this it is a great poem just like Robert Frost

Ashley Merrigan from United States
Comment 316 of 898, added on December 6th, 2005 at 6:53 PM.

i have to say this poem before lang.arts and i have to say it is one of my
favirotes. when ever i think of taking one path i always think of this poem
and it helps me make the right desion.

sammy from United States
Comment 315 of 898, added on December 6th, 2005 at 1:08 AM.

The poem is intensely philosophioc despite looking so basically simple.It
has the message of 'Indian Mysticism'- that choices made in life may be
guided by destiny- which determines one's life.we think that we choose the
way but all the time it is a divine force which leads us on.The road we
take is pre-destined.

SHARADA ALVA from India
Comment 314 of 898, added on December 5th, 2005 at 7:47 PM.

This poem has helped me to relize that, my life depends on the decisions i
make not the ones that other people make for me or help me make. Sometimes
in life your friends and/or family wont always be their so you have to get
used to making decisions by yourself. He's not single he's dead.

Dulcie from United States
Comment 313 of 898, added on December 5th, 2005 at 3:36 PM.

How does he do all this? I'm doing a English project on Robert Frost and it
would be really good if someone can leave me some useful informations on
this guy's poems. Like some of his signiture sentence structures (if he has
one)and stuff. Thanx.

Yong Zhang from Canada
Comment 312 of 898, added on December 4th, 2005 at 5:41 AM.

It does seem to me that Jordan is right. Frost repeatedly points out that
the two roads are equally well travelled by.
I was listening to Radio 4 yesterday and a commentator said that Frost was
pointing out our very conformist idea of all being "individualistic".
In fact there is only one truth..and a limited number of ways at arriving
at Truth. We like to boast that we have chosen our "own" way...but in fact
we have chosen from a limited number of options before us.Our lives are
actually far more circumscribed/planned for us than we like to believe.
Perhaps we can rejoice that actually we are not obliged to beat our ways
through the undergrowth. We can rejoice that we are not so individual as we
like to believe but are, in fact, part of a much larger plan.

TwirlySam from United Kingdom
Comment 311 of 898, added on November 26th, 2005 at 8:22 PM.

I believe that Robert Frost realized that the greatest choices we make will
sometimes be the ones in which we must stand alone/apart from the crowd.
Sometimes we cannot take the easy road and follow along with the ways of
the world, but we must forge ahead on a much rougher course in which we are
led by a stronger, higher power, our Creator, God.

Rachel
Comment 310 of 898, added on November 26th, 2005 at 6:11 PM.

heyy this poem is sweet!! i know exaclty what this poem means. It means
when you are going down the road (of your life) and everyone takes one road
but you wanna be different so you end up taking the other road and so on
and so yeh. Im doing rob frost for a project at school and i think he is a
good poet!1

I love poems my ex boyfriend would write me them and my boyfriend now
writes me them i love them!!

Stef
Comment 309 of 898, added on November 26th, 2005 at 11:04 AM.

I've read a lot of explanation of this poem. But no one said that the
speaker took the road less travled by because he want to show up. This is
one of the human characters that when it comes to something we take the
less doen to say that we take the challange that made all the differnce.

omar faraji from Morocco

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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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