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Analysis and comments on The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

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Comment 507 of 1117, added on May 25th, 2007 at 1:43 AM.

In this poem the author explanes that he had seen two paths and took the
one that looked nicer because, he had thaught that many people had travled
on it.near the end he relized that both paths were the same and i it realy
matter what one he choosed. In the end the one he took was the one that
many did not travel on.

Christine Fissella from United States
Comment 506 of 1117, added on May 25th, 2007 at 1:00 AM.

The traveler had a choice to make in which path to follow, as we often do
in life. He knew he was not going to be able to follow both roads so he
based his decision on not following the crowd. He was very pleased with his
choice and lived a happy life not regretting anything. He showed courage by
doing what he thought best for himself and not letting the pressure of
others influence his choice.

laura woods from United States
Comment 505 of 1117, added on May 24th, 2007 at 11:21 PM.

This poem is written by Robert Frost, and shows that in life you may have
many obstacles in your way and you have to make certain decisions based on
facts or gut feelings. If you end up making a decision that is not right
for you then you cannot turn back and have to live with it, but something
good may come of it. Things come your way for you to learn and gain
knowledge from. With every wrong turn you make, you learn more about life
and whats right for you specifically.

Nicole Beck from United States
Comment 504 of 1117, added on May 24th, 2007 at 10:33 PM.

This poem shows that Richard was a normal appearing man to most everyone
and had a lot of money. When he went home he was depressed and would hide
his inner feelings. The author uses words to make you almost feel sorry for
richard.

brandon kreindel from United States
Comment 503 of 1117, added on May 24th, 2007 at 10:29 PM.

what this poem says is that you can make choices in life, but once you made
a choice you can not go back on your decision.Robert Frost says that he
picked the road less traveled on. In life you often look back on decisions
but if you go with what you feel you should feel confident about the "road
you take"

Andrew Lara from United States
Comment 502 of 1117, added on May 24th, 2007 at 10:25 PM.

This poem not only applies to nature, but also to life in general. It
describes the ups and downs in life
pretty well. I also remember this poem from the book the "Outsiders." It
shows that good moments sometimes don't last as long as they should.
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brandon kreindel from United States
Comment 501 of 1117, added on May 24th, 2007 at 10:29 PM.

what this poem says is that you can make choices in life, but once you made
a choice you can not go back on your decision.Robert Frost says that he
picked the road less traveled on.

Andrew Lara from United States
Comment 500 of 1117, added on May 24th, 2007 at 10:20 PM.

For me this poem show the need to be openminded as with most of his poems
it can be looked at differently by optomistic people. Frost does not tell
us whether his outcome was good or bad rather I believe he wishes for us to
think upon and decide for ourselves.Also he creates a sense of finality
which shows that he knows he is not able to go back and accepts this as a
part of life.

brandon kreindel from United States
Comment 499 of 1117, added on May 24th, 2007 at 10:13 PM.

This poem has showed me that its not a road that you have to take
necessarily. It can also be the choice that you make like making a good
decision or a bad one. There is always the path that you want to take but
then there is the one that can inter fear and contort your decision. This
poem has truly opened my eyes to making a good choice on where my life is
headed.

Tabari
Comment 498 of 1117, added on May 24th, 2007 at 9:13 PM.

I think that this poem is saying that we are free to choose but dont know
what we are choosing between. The title suggests anticipation of remorse.
It is "The Road Not Taken" which sounds a little strong.

Marc DIckson from United States

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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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