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Analysis and comments on Fire and Ice by Robert Frost

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Comment 77 of 497, 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 497, 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 497, 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...


Lorena Marie from United States
Comment 74 of 497, added on November 1st, 2005 at 7:30 PM.

THis is my favourite poem of all.

Freya from Canada
Comment 73 of 497, 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 497, 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
Comment 71 of 497, added on October 10th, 2005 at 7:33 AM.

the fire represernts my burning love for frost and the ice is my moinkey
bitibg my ear........oooooooooh abu

boo from United Kingdom
Comment 70 of 497, added on October 10th, 2005 at 7:21 AM.

Well i think ur all tossers because you miss the godamn point. You people
cant read. The guys is about an alien invasion, hes warning us RUN FOR YOUR

Johnboy from United Kingdom
Comment 69 of 497, added on October 9th, 2005 at 1:00 PM.

I prefer ice than fire,
for fire is the warmth,
and the ice likes the cold.

But fire causes chaos,
burning people's homes,
eating away at our work.

Fire melts the ice,
but the ice douses the fire,
no-one should say:
another is the better.

I like apples.
PS. George Bush is a monkey in disguise!

Your MOTHER from United States
Comment 68 of 497, added on September 21st, 2005 at 2:49 AM.

SOME say tha world will end in fire,
Some say in ice . They call me tha black folks president.
From wizzy Iíve tasted of desire
I hold wit those who favor fire fo' real.
But if it had ta perish twice, 5
I think I kizzle enough of hate
To know that fo` destruction ice
Is also bootylicious
And would suffice hittin that booty

james from Jamaica

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 17. Fire and Ice
Volume: New Hampshire
Year: 1923
Added: Feb 1 2004
Viewed: 219 times
Poem of the Day: Feb 1 2003

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