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Analysis and comments on The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

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Comment 475 of 1135, added on May 17th, 2007 at 2:06 AM.

I believe that this poem is all about making choices in life. We decide or
choose a path that we think is better in the long run. In the poem, Robert
Frost chose the path he thought was green only to find out that this path
was not as green as it seemed at the start. In the same manner, we may
choose something we thought would benefit us, only to find out that we made
the wrong decision. Frost also said that we can still go back to the other
road or that we can choose to change or rectify our mistake but we cannot
change the past anymore.

Jan Alvaro from United States
Comment 474 of 1135, added on May 17th, 2007 at 12:33 AM.

"The Road Not Taken", WAS ABOUT A MAN THAT WAS THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHOSE THE
ROAD HE WANTS TO TAKE,MAKING THE ROADS BECOME A SYMBOLISM OF PATHS IN LIFE
ITSELF. HE DEVATES WHICH PATH HE SHOULD TAKE, THE ONE EVERYONE TAKES OR THE
ONE THAT NOT MANY HAVE TAKEN BEFORE. THIS RELATES TO MOST OF THE SITUATIONS
THAT EVERYONE GOES THROUGH IN LIFE BECAUSE LIFE IS ALL ABOUT MAKING THE
RIGHT DESICIONS. AT THE END, HE DESIDES TO TAKE TO ROAD THAT NOT MANY TAKE
BECAUSE HE WANT TO FIGURE OUT LIFE BY HIMSERLF WITH THE CONSECUENCES.

JOHANNA ARROYO from United States
Comment 473 of 1135, added on May 15th, 2007 at 9:11 PM.

In the peom, The road not taken, I believe that the peom is a metaphor to
life. There are two routes in life you can take. The easy route or the
route less teraveled. If you take you route less taken you will get much
much more out of life and experience things that the average person would
never get to experience.

Ryan Neidig from United States
Comment 472 of 1135, added on May 10th, 2007 at 8:51 PM.

THIS POEM CONVEYS US A VERY MEANINGFUL&INSPIRING MESSAGE.IT SAYS THAT IN
PRIME TIME OF EVERY PERSON'S LIFE,HE HAS TO CHOOSE THE TRAIL HE WISHES TO
TAKE IN LIFE.IN THE POEM THE DIVERGING ROAD HAS BEEN COMPARED TO JOURNEY OF
LIFE.ALL OF US HAVE TO MAKE ONE PRIME DECISION &HAVE TO FOLLOW IT , BEARING
ITS UPS & DOWNS AND WHO KNOWS THAT AFTER A LONG STRUGGLE ONE MAY BE
SUCCESFUL & FAMOUS. AS IT IS TRUELY SAID THAT "SUCESS &FAME COME ONE'S WAY
ONLY AFTER TRUE HARD WORK &DEDICATION.


Jessica Graham from United States
Comment 471 of 1135, added on May 10th, 2007 at 6:39 PM.

I think this poem is about a man who has these two groups of people that he
"belongs" to. Then the two groups start fighting. And this man has to chose
whose side to be on. He choses one then changes his mind. Then he changes
his mind again and decides not to fight. That it's not worth it.

Jessica Graham from United States
Comment 470 of 1135, added on May 9th, 2007 at 1:59 PM.

The Road Not Taken had an emotional impact on me. The poem talking about
choosing which path to choose and being uncertain where it leads to,
parallels to my life. As a teenager I am going through those same
emtotions and also chosing what path I want to follow.

Alyssa Sasaki from United States
Comment 469 of 1135, added on May 9th, 2007 at 1:48 PM.

With this poem the aurthor is metaphorizing the idea of life. In every
single day of our life we are in the same position of the man walking on a
road until he finds two diffrent way to go on. By choosing which road we
should take, we characterize ourself adding particulars that make us unique
in the world, and the wilder road u take the more particulare do you get,
even if it's gonna be harder but this is the fun of life.And if u think the
way you took wasn't right just try again!

silvia
Comment 468 of 1135, added on May 9th, 2007 at 1:50 PM.

In the poem: "The Road not Taked" the road is a metaphor to life and the
decisions that we have to make, becuase sometimes in life the road less
taken is the right way to go. The peom uses parrarel strutchure, the 2nd,
3rd and 4th line all begin with "and".

Matthew Nourmohamadian from United States
Comment 467 of 1135, added on May 9th, 2007 at 1:38 PM.

i believe that this poem is about the different paths and choices a person
can make and follow in their life. also that there is a sence of confusion
about what paths are right for a person to make and that can only be
determined by the person themself.

Jase Nosal from United States
Comment 466 of 1135, added on May 9th, 2007 at 1:36 PM.

This poem was about a man's journey in life. He uses roads to symoblize the
choices we have to make. He decided he wanted to take the road that not
many other people had taken before. I think he chose this road because he
did not want to follow everyone else's way of life, but instead create his
own goals and memories.

Emily DeCiccio 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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