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Analysis and comments on Fire and Ice by Robert Frost

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Comment 44 of 474, added on April 14th, 2005 at 10:10 AM.

I think Robert from Canada is right about this poem....i also think he ment
to say "buddha" in stead of "bohta".....but i would just like to say marry
me robert...i love U!

Jessica from United States
Comment 43 of 474, added on March 31st, 2005 at 10:20 AM.

This poem is talking about the destruction of our world. The author wrote
this poem in opinion, not in fact. The author wrote this to express how he
felt about the world ending. Anyways the world is not going to end anytime
soon.

Glen Wollney from United States
Comment 42 of 474, added on March 24th, 2005 at 11:01 AM.

My interpretation of the poem is that death is inevitable. People can
argue back and forth on how we will perish but, in the end, we all will
sometime and it makes no difference whether it is by 'fire' or 'ice'.

Lynn from United States
Comment 41 of 474, added on March 17th, 2005 at 7:42 AM.

i dont know what others think but from my understanding the poem is saying
that some think the would will in in "fire"(aka our desires) and some say
"ice" (aka hate) but the writer says he "holds with those who favor fire"
saying our own desires will lead us to our end, people in this world who
want too much power and will ultilmently destroy themselves and us along
with them. i dont realy get the "if it had to perish twice" part but he
says he knows enough of HATE and our hate for each other will destroy us
just as well as desire and it would "suffice".

Avril from China
Comment 40 of 474, added on March 15th, 2005 at 1:59 PM.

the bible says in the end the world will be destroyed by fire then God will
make the heavens fall and the chosen will live even though im only 13 that
does not mean i am not as smart as you and that im engnerant becouse i am
as skilled as you and i hope that you will understand may God bless you and
your family

micheala from United States
Comment 39 of 474, added on March 14th, 2005 at 11:15 AM.

I think that the poem is extremly magnificent. The way he captivates
people's opinions. He is just the messenger listening and jotting down
notes. Its just extravagant! Robert Frost really outdone himself in this
poem so good im gonna write one right now.
Notice how i'm using the same format he used. Here it goes:
Heart To Heart
Heart to heart is how I feel
When ever you are near me
Heart to heart is how we are
I never will fear thee
Our love is strong
As long as you remember
and will last so long
Donít be a pretender
Heart to heart,
mind to mind,
Part to part
We are entwined


Bryonna from United States
Comment 38 of 474, added on March 9th, 2005 at 4:49 PM.

I think this is a peacful poem about nature. As bohta once said nature is
with one

Robert from Canada
Comment 37 of 474, added on March 9th, 2005 at 3:18 PM.

This poem is so meaningful, yet it also gets you thinking on what he is
talking about and how it is possible. I used this poem, along with many
other's with the same "nature" theme for an english research paper.
some people over look its meaning, and they dont look closely, they never
read between the lines.

dillon from United States
Comment 36 of 474, added on March 9th, 2005 at 2:56 PM.

I think that he might be saying in a way, that death is inevitable and the
cause of or the way that one dies matters little, for in the end, death is
still death.

dillon from United States
Comment 35 of 474, added on March 6th, 2005 at 7:25 AM.

I believe that Amir is correct. Thanx Amir it helped me b/c i am tryin to
write a critical lens DBQ analysis on it.

Brian

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 17. Fire and Ice
Volume: New Hampshire
Year: 1923
Added: Feb 1 2004
Viewed: 1604 times
Poem of the Day: Feb 1 2003


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