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Analysis and comments on Fire and Ice by Robert Frost

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Comment 81 of 271, added on November 12th, 2005 at 10:29 PM.

this poem was pretty good i give it a 3 out of 5

mass from United States
Comment 80 of 271, added on November 11th, 2005 at 12:47 PM.

This poem is a reflection of his wanted revenge and hate from his
childhood. He was humiliated and he stated how he would some day show them.
This poem is about the way things will end between his humiliators and him.

katie
Comment 79 of 271, added on November 10th, 2005 at 12:29 PM.

this poem is a nice poem

slip from United States
Comment 78 of 271, added on November 8th, 2005 at 7:19 PM.

I Honestly don't know what Robert Frost was trying to convey in his poem
"Fire and Ice". I think perhaps he was really talking about the end of the
world. I know for a fact that he wrote this poem during a war. World War
one stands out but I am not sure. Nevertheless, maybe he was trying to
express the opinions of the people during the war, concerning how the
world would end. To me fire symbolizes desire to be the best or greater
power. The battle of the fittest in other words. Finally, ice symbolizes
hatred against the countries. For example the United States disliking the
spread of communism.

Yanilly from United States
Comment 77 of 271, added on November 8th, 2005 at 7:09 PM.

I first read this poem in my late twenties, and only because my fifteen
year old sister had to read it and analyze it for her school project. When
I first read it, obviously, I thought of the end of the world, but after
really paying some more attention and re-reading it over and over again, it
became more apparent to me that this poem is about an ill-fated romance
that by Frost's account could either end very tragically with the desire to
hate one another and cause each other much pain (fire) or simply give each
other the "I don't care attitude" (ice) and go on with their lives while
inside dying to perhaps embrace one another.

Kate from United States
Comment 76 of 271, added on November 4th, 2005 at 10:45 AM.

Very original content. I really like your site. Discontent makes rich men
poor: http://www.bartleby.com/100/ , A false friend and a shadow attend ,
forming such opinions

Nicholas Moore from USA
Comment 75 of 271, added on November 2nd, 2005 at 9:46 AM.

This is my favorite poem by Frost. It is short yet powerful in words and
meaning. 'Tis all...

Peace

Lorena Marie from United States
Comment 74 of 271, added on November 1st, 2005 at 7:30 PM.

THis is my favourite poem of all.

Freya from Canada
Comment 73 of 271, added on October 23rd, 2005 at 8:38 PM.

i think the poem means the nanny is a good show

maxwell sheffield from Germany
Comment 72 of 271, added on October 20th, 2005 at 4:33 PM.

love...falalalalalalalalalalalala ta tee ta tee ta... that is love

Sorry I know that was random and had nothing to do with this umm... *cough
cough* intersting poem!

Bob from United States

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Information about Fire and Ice

Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 17. Fire and Ice
Volume: New Hampshire
Year: 1923
Added: Feb 1 2004
Viewed: 1159 times
Poem of the Day: Feb 1 2003


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