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Analysis and comments on Dust of Snow by Robert Frost

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Comment 83 of 673, added on July 18th, 2011 at 4:31 AM.
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Great thinking! That rellay breaks the mold!

Latricia from Lithuania
Comment 82 of 673, added on July 18th, 2011 at 1:07 AM.
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Got it! Thanks a lot again for hleping me out!

Lynsey from Mongolia
Comment 81 of 673, added on July 3rd, 2011 at 11:37 AM.
COMMENTS

I am always like the poem by Robert Frost.When I read this poem a someone
changes also came in my life.I think that this is about someone vrey
pessimistic.

SITANSHU from India
Comment 80 of 673, added on April 9th, 2011 at 1:09 AM.

I have taught this poem to three different groups of stdents. I found a new
meaning in these lines. In my opinion that is where the true beauty of this
poem.

sachin kharat from India
Comment 79 of 673, added on January 15th, 2011 at 11:34 PM.
a dust of snow

one of my favorite poems- I like the fact that it was written as a sort of
"dare" i.e. can you write a poem from any phrase? the phrase was "Dust of
snow"

John Carver from United States
Comment 78 of 673, added on March 1st, 2010 at 7:13 AM.

My favourite poem of all time! Reminds you that hope can be found in the
darkest of places. The images of the crow and hemlock tree (which are
symbolic of death) would (we naturally suppose) provoke a feeling of
melancholy. Instead, 'it saved some part of a day I had rued.' Lovely,
warming and musical!

Emily from United Kingdom
Comment 77 of 673, added on February 12th, 2010 at 8:31 PM.
Dust of Snow

The hemlock tree Frost knew in New England was probably Tsuga canadensis --
a lovely evergreen, not to be confused with poison hemlock -- conium
maculatum, a tall flowering plant that looks a little like elder (Sambucus
sp.) seen in roadside ditches.

rosemary from United States
Comment 76 of 673, added on February 12th, 2010 at 10:04 AM.
Dust of Snow

While walking in the woods the other day, a dust of snow fell down on me
from the feathery branch of a hemlock tree and reminded me of the Frost
poem. I have always loved its brief and joyous experience. Why analyze it
to death? It's a bit of perfection in every way!

Lyn from United States
Comment 75 of 673, added on May 12th, 2009 at 12:31 AM.

This poem is all about death. Hemlock trees were poisonous, and while
sitting under one, the crow shook dust onto his head.

When Frost mentions the day he "rued", he meant the day he lived. By the
end of this poem, the subject was dead. It's a very sad, dark poem, and
it's said that this was how Frost thought of his life when it was written.

Rachel from United States
Comment 74 of 673, added on April 5th, 2009 at 2:30 PM.

I think this is about someone very pessimistic but then the snow falls on
him and his life gets turned around. a good poem, strange, but good :)

Judy from United States

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 19. Dust of Snow
Volume: New Hampshire
Year: 1923
Added: Feb 1 2004
Viewed: 2278 times
Poem of the Day: Jan 22 2004


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