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Analysis and comments on A Time to Talk by Robert Frost

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Comment 16 of 86, added on April 4th, 2009 at 1:59 PM.

The speaker of the poem i believe is to be someone who is a hard labor
worker, but even though he has to get his job done. he doesnt decline the
oppurtunity to meet up with some friends because friends matter more in
life than hard labor! i am in high school and i just had to write this out
to realize what i was trying to say for my english examm !
(:

Julie from United States
Comment 15 of 86, added on February 9th, 2009 at 10:04 PM.

Hmm... Symbols. Frost shows that there Is a time 4 everything. BC

Butt Crack from United States
Comment 14 of 86, added on September 27th, 2008 at 8:40 AM.

I really enjoyed this poem. This poem talks about the importance of
friendship and making time for friends, even if it means postponing your
work for a while, to take care of your friend.

omar tawil from Egypt
Comment 13 of 86, added on March 18th, 2008 at 9:24 AM.

I think Frost shows one of the most important values of the real world. He
describes the human desires through his thoughts and feelings to find and
meet a real friend where no friends could not find...

Shuaib Nasarat from Jordan
Comment 12 of 86, added on May 25th, 2007 at 1:41 AM.

This poem paints the picture of frienship. It shows that a friend in need
can stop time. It forces you to wonder how it would make the person who
wants to talk feel by the way you answer him. It may be easier to just call
over and ask what they want but to be a true friend is to give up your own
time to be there for someone else and really try to listen. This is the
kind of thing that friendship is valued on.

laura woods from United States
Comment 11 of 86, added on February 27th, 2007 at 1:30 PM.

I really like this poem. We all know that work will help us live life...but
so will friends. They help us through many times of lonelyness and
depression. To give have it given back to them can mean the world to
them...

Alec Jordan, 13 from United States
Comment 10 of 86, added on April 17th, 2006 at 9:13 PM.

I would have to agree with one of the comments stated previously. I do
believe that this poem is saying that there is a Time do your work, and try
to be beneficial and prosperous with your time. But that is not all that
matters in life. When someone calls out for help- dont just stand at a
distance and see what is wrong, you need to take time out of your busy life
and go and see what they need. I mean, wouldnt you want them to do the same
for you?


Theresa
Comment 9 of 86, added on March 9th, 2006 at 4:27 PM.

we all die, don't waste your life on nothing but work. learn to enjoy and
respect other people

Rachel
Comment 8 of 86, added on February 11th, 2006 at 2:05 PM.

Either This poem is telling you to be friendly or its telling you not to
let the oppurtunity for a good rest go by.Ha!

Nereyda Hinojosa
Comment 7 of 86, added on January 27th, 2006 at 8:36 AM.

I think in this poem, Mr Frost shows his that he has his priorities as a
human being straight. Human interaction. We thrive on it.

Shelly from Canada

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Information about A Time to Talk

Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 15. A Time to Talk
Volume: Mountain Interval
Year: 1916
Added: Feb 1 2004
Viewed: 26946 times
Poem of the Day: Apr 12 2003


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