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Analysis and comments on Fire and Ice by Robert Frost

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Comment 41 of 481, 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 481, 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 481, 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 481, 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 481, 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 481, 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 481, 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.

Comment 34 of 481, added on February 24th, 2005 at 11:32 PM.

Fire and Ice: well this is a very good poem. Frost ponits out that we all
have a choice on ways we want the world to end

Loretta from United States
Comment 33 of 481, added on February 23rd, 2005 at 8:47 PM.

This is an interesting peom. I think the world will end in ice though.

Connie from United States
Comment 32 of 481, added on February 10th, 2005 at 6:34 PM.

When I read this poem I had to stop and think for a second and figure out
what he was trying to get across to the reader. Then I figured it out. It
is a great poem and also my favortive poem by him. To figure out what it
means you'll have to read it and figure it out by yourself. It is the best
poem I have ever heard and Robert Frost inspired me to go into poetry and
it will probably inspire yu too.

Amanda 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: 554 times
Poem of the Day: Feb 1 2003

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