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Analysis and comments on The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

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Comment 491 of 1111, added on May 22nd, 2007 at 10:51 PM.

The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost is a poem that consists of strong
imagery and interesting diction. It ties in nature with individuality.
When Frost states that he took the road less traveled it reflects his
thoughts of individuality. Frost thinks that those who choose their own
path and are not swayed by the decisions of others are the most successful.

Conlan Tereschuk p.3 from United States
Comment 490 of 1111, added on May 22nd, 2007 at 7:25 PM.

The poem "i carry your heart with me" by E.E. Cummings is saying how much
someone cares for someone and that they can't be without that person and
care very much for them. No matter where they are they will always be with
him because, he carries thoughts of that person with him all the time.

ariel a. from United States
Comment 489 of 1111, added on May 22nd, 2007 at 7:22 PM.

The poem "Fire and Ice" by Robert Frost seems like the author has a lot of
mixed feelings and doesn't know what he wants to say. In this poem I think
he is trying to say that there are some mean people in the world who would
be like fire and the nice people would be like ice. So he is hoping the
world will end in ice.

ariel a. from United States
Comment 488 of 1111, added on May 22nd, 2007 at 7:17 PM.

The poem "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost seems like a confused person
to me. Saying that he does not know which road to take, or what is best for
him. I think this poem can apply to a lot of people and how they feel about
life never knowing which way is good for them.

ariel a. from United States
Comment 487 of 1111, added on May 18th, 2007 at 10:47 PM.

I believe that this poem is all about making life choices. I also believe
that when Frost was writting this poem "The Road Not Taken" he means the
road or choice that most people dont take when making choices. The road
that nobody takes is the road that most people wish they could have taken.

Alexandra Corredor from United States
Comment 486 of 1111, added on May 18th, 2007 at 10:02 PM.

I believe that this poem is all about making life choices. I also believe
that when Frost was writting this poem "The Road Not Taken" he means the
road or choice that most people dont take when making choices. The road
that nobody takes is the road that most people wish they could have taken.

alexandra corredor from United States
Comment 485 of 1111, added on May 18th, 2007 at 10:54 AM.

i thought that this poem was an out look on life. the road frost took was
going away from the pack, and doing his own thing. that is what made him
succesfull.

jeff k from United States
Comment 484 of 1111, added on May 18th, 2007 at 1:23 AM.

This poem seems to illustrate that once someone takes a certain road or
path, there's no turning back, although that someone might change paths or
future later on, they still can't change the past. By knowing this, this
poem reminded me the story "The Great Gatsby" . In the story, although
Gatsby chose certain path or road that changed his life, but he still can't
change his past.

Alice Hsu from United States
Comment 483 of 1111, added on May 18th, 2007 at 1:17 AM.

Everyone in life has to make decisions whether or not they pick the right
way to go. Everything happens for a reason. We may pick one way because
our gut feeling tells us to or the other way because you want to experience
something. And if you make the wrong choice you shouldn't get all upset
becuase of it but use it to your advantage, learn from it. In the poem
"The Road Not Taken" he realizes that he took the wrong road. He has
chosen to take the green path for which no one has been through, and found
out that it was the wrong way to go. He can't go back into the past to
change his decision of what path to take but next time he will know what to
do.

Klara Hardin from United States
Comment 482 of 1111, added on May 18th, 2007 at 1:18 AM.

This poem tells the story of the poet who is traveling on a road in a wood
when he comes upon a fork in the road and, even though he would like to
travel both, he has to make a choice.The important thing to learn from The
Road Not Taken is that one must follow his or her own way in life and not
follow the path that other people have taken before. Taking the road less
traveled by is taking a risk, but ultimately could turn out to be a
decision that one would not regret.

Alice Hsu 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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