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Analysis and comments on The Aim was Song by Robert Frost

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Comment 4 of 14, added on February 16th, 2006 at 12:57 PM.

I'm not sure this poem is as simple as you're making it out to be. It seems
to me that the Wind could represent an adult while the Man is a child. The
Wind, knowing how to blow already, allows the Man to do it himself, giving
the Man confidence.And the Wind is forced to do as many adults do and just
sit back and smile while the Man shows off his new found skill.

Jeannie from United States
Comment 3 of 14, added on December 27th, 2005 at 9:24 AM.

My dear guidi this poem is actually very ironic, as it talks about man and
how he wanted to show the wind how to blow. the wind has been blowing for
ages and yet here comes the man who thinks that he knows it all and tries
to teach the wind!

Anastasia from Cyprus
Comment 2 of 14, added on February 5th, 2005 at 5:14 PM.

This poetic masterpiece reminds me of back when me and my Zimbabwian
mistress pretended that the windows of my Alfa Romeo car were the windows
of a time machine and that our arms became fossils.

McGilicutty Jones
Comment 1 of 14, added on January 5th, 2005 at 7:15 PM.

This poem is ironical because the wind knew how to sing all along, while
the mans foolishness is seen -(because he was trying to teach him).

Diane from United States

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 23. The Aim was Song
Volume: New Hampshire
Year: 1923
Added: Feb 1 2004
Viewed: 15018 times
Poem of the Day: Dec 25 2001


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