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Analysis and comments on Fire and Ice by Robert Frost

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Comment 87 of 467, added on December 29th, 2005 at 5:00 PM.

Congradulations!
This is the number 1 most dislike, hated, despised, loathed, despicable,
shameful, Appalling, horrendous,alarming, astounding, awful, bad, bummer,
daunting, dire, disheartening, dismaying, downer, dreadful, fearful,
formidable, frightening, frightful, ghastly, grim, grody, gross, harrowing,
heavy, hideous, horrible, horrid, horrific, intimidating, mean, petrifying,
scaring, shocking, terrible, terrifying, unnerving.
Thank you

Nick B. from United States
Comment 86 of 467, added on December 12th, 2005 at 6:00 PM.

God, morons you are truely so clueless? This poem symblolizes so much.
Fire, represents the hatred in the world, as Ice represents the "I don't
care" of the world. Fire is the power hungry mongrels of this world who
want power and are greedy, Ice represents the people who wont do anything,
and wont stand up for anything. He isn't just blabbering about some random
things, this has true meaning in it. As people try to predict how this
world will end, will it end by the Sun fading out and turn this world into
a second ice age? Or will our own people, the power hungry mongrels bring
the earth to it's downfall? People these days, if this keeps up we will be
our own deaths. The economic problems, natural resources, they will
deplenish and we will eventually die. As for the Ice, those people wont do
anything and wont do anything to solve the problems. So which will be our
downfall? Fire or Ice?

AzNx from United States
Comment 85 of 467, added on December 11th, 2005 at 7:57 PM.

I thought this was a really lame poem. its short and i didnt get it even
though i thought about it for like an hour. there are many better poems
then this. I think R. Frost had nothing to do when he wrote this poem.

Dre from United States
Comment 84 of 467, added on December 11th, 2005 at 5:43 PM.

when you consider "the end of the world" as mentioned in this poem as the
end of the soul, ti brings a lot more into perspective. The 'inner death'
will be brought about by one of two things: desire (fire) or hate (ice).
the 'inner death' isn't permanent, however, because it only leads to a
rebirth of the soul, in a newer, purer form. Thus desire and hate aren't
bad, but simply a means of growth.

chris mccomb from United States
Comment 83 of 467, added on December 8th, 2005 at 4:46 PM.

Wilford, your ideas look very similar to the website:
http://www.geocities.com/sir_john_eh/fireice.html

seen that before???


susan from United States
Comment 82 of 467, added on December 6th, 2005 at 11:08 AM.

Poems are usually vague so that people can interpert them the way they
wish, like a painting. One can not read the mind of Robert Frost so one is
left to the interpertation. Reading these comments, people say its about
love or the destruction of the world, if thats what you believe then thats
what you believe. Robert Frost is an exquisite writer, whose poetry touched
alot of people. He could be writing about his wife or he may just as well
be writing about the apocalypse. No one truely knows. So if you can,
basically, back up what you think than your positively correct.

aaron from United States
Comment 81 of 467, 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 467, 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 467, added on November 10th, 2005 at 12:29 PM.

this poem is a nice poem

slip from United States
Comment 78 of 467, 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

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 17. Fire and Ice
Volume: New Hampshire
Year: 1923
Added: Feb 1 2004
Viewed: 1347 times
Poem of the Day: Feb 1 2003


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