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Analysis and comments on The Runaway by Robert Frost

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Comment 10 of 340, added on June 14th, 2007 at 7:29 PM.

I think when Robert Frost wrote this poem, he was painting a picture of how
young people get scare and never stop to think about their next move but to
runaway. They do this because they think their parents don't know.All in
all, when too much problems takes place the young ones runaway from them or
you can say their fears.

Charlene from Samoa
Comment 9 of 340, added on May 17th, 2007 at 12:21 PM.

this is a great poem. i relly liked is

matthew from United States
Comment 8 of 340, added on May 5th, 2006 at 1:31 PM.

Robert Frost is such a great poet. at the end of this poem when he talks
about someone should have taken him (the runaway) in, i think hes trying to
say that everyone needs someone to take care of them, especially babies,
like the runaway colt. and hes afraid of the snow, i think, because hes
afraid of trying or facing new things. the unknown is scary. this is a
great poem and write a comment back about what you think this poem means

chung seb from Algeria
Comment 7 of 340, added on May 1st, 2006 at 10:45 AM.

I absolutely love this poem. Frost is one of my all time favorites. I
remember reading this growing up and loving it. I can recite it completely
from memory. as for who he's talking about...kim...he is probably talking
about a runaway. Go figure!

liz from Bangladesh
Comment 6 of 340, added on January 16th, 2006 at 7:43 PM.

I find the whole rhyme scheme very unusual. I also agree that th poem
stresses th eimportance of staying with your family while you are young. I
sure could'nt have made it without my family! Go Robert Frost!

rachel from United States
Comment 5 of 340, added on October 5th, 2005 at 9:10 AM.

I think that this poem is telling about our instincted to run away from
what we don't want to face/ or things that scare us. And maybe that running
is all you can do some times, you may not have time to stop and think that
it might not be that bad.

Sarah from United States
Comment 4 of 340, added on May 9th, 2005 at 3:19 PM.

many people think that this poem is talking about a child beingafraid. i
think that it is how your fear is everywhere and that you can't get away
from it, and that the things you fear aren't nessesary the same things
other people fear.

melissa from United States
Comment 3 of 340, added on January 9th, 2005 at 5:42 PM.

i agree with the person above me that he was trying to show the importance
of staying with your family when your still young.

sheril from United States
Comment 2 of 340, added on November 1st, 2004 at 6:40 PM.

The reason why I think Robert Frost wrote this poem to tell kids to feel
strong and don t runaway from your problems and face them even though they
are scary problems or troubles ever since I read this poem it changed the
way i face my fears and my problems or I should of say my troubles that is
why i think Robert Frost wrote the poem "The Runaway".

Sharnisha from United States
Comment 1 of 340, added on October 15th, 2004 at 6:29 PM.

who is robert frost talking about in his poem the runaway?

kim from United States

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 22. The Runaway
Volume: New Hampshire
Year: 1923
Added: Feb 1 2004
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