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Analysis and comments on Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost

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Comment 65 of 1065, added on July 5th, 2005 at 11:32 PM.

nothing can be made without efforts and hardwork . this poem indicates the
tale of horse which remind his master that he has a lot of work (to reach
to his destination) by his bells(horse bells) . one should follow the
message given in the poem that "donot stop till u reach ur goal" .


satinder paul singh from India
Comment 64 of 1065, added on June 27th, 2005 at 2:09 AM.

Robert Frost's poem Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening critically
examines the rationality of human beings. He postulates that the
intelligence of animals is far higher than that of the human beings.

The speaker stops by a wood mainly for quenching his pleasure. In a sense
there is a suspension of rationality and the speaker is overwhelmed by the
beauty. He forgets time and space in which he is. It is only after the
horse's bell the speaker realizes the responsibility. The poem is thus a
valorization to animal's rationality.

Khagendra Acharya from Nepal
Comment 63 of 1065, added on June 25th, 2005 at 12:22 AM.

Wow! Suicide? Really? I've always loved this poem and that's NEVER
occurred to me! This poems always made me feel very happy. I've always
kind of thought it was about Santa Clause...

Al from United States
Comment 62 of 1065, added on June 23rd, 2005 at 12:10 PM.

This poem written by Robert Frost is just nice. Its like 'The Road Not
Taken'. For me, Robert Frost is the best poet I know. His poem is simple
and touching. And he adds in rhymes and rhythms to spice it up. Just nice.

Redzuan from Malaysia
Comment 61 of 1065, added on June 23rd, 2005 at 3:01 AM.

the last 3 lines are so inspiring. they tell that we have responsibility in
life and we shouldnt expect luxury all the time

shabana from Singapore
Comment 60 of 1065, added on June 21st, 2005 at 12:45 AM.

Life is like coming in too late for a film,
Trying to find out what happened,
without bothering a lot of people with a lot of questions,
And then being suddenly called away
before you know how the film ends.

Biraj Singh Thapa from Nepal
Comment 59 of 1065, added on June 20th, 2005 at 9:41 AM.

i enjoy this poem becsuse i can relate because i have many things to
accomplish in life so i am going to stick it out because i have miles to go
before i sleep and miles to go before i sleep

kiaama from United States
Comment 58 of 1065, added on June 6th, 2005 at 5:06 PM.

Yeah, this is a really nice poem. I love all Robert Frost poetry. I'm
actually doing a project on it. I have to read three of his poems and do
one just like it with my own words. Mine is about the sunset. It's
beautiful. These poems require thought, though. They're really deep and
emotional. U can tell how Frost feels about nature. Think about it...

runnergirl716 from United States
Comment 57 of 1065, added on May 29th, 2005 at 11:37 PM.

Prose mechanism enabled by Robert Frost both astonishes and awes the
sentiments of the reader. The global connection conjured is simplistic yet
remarkable. Thus, Frost is considering the sin of suicide, but entertains
the literal thought of vivid scenery of the inherent New England region.
His poem is, therefore, a vehicle of compassion, depression, and distress.

Joe Mugz from Rwandese Republic (Rwanda)
Comment 56 of 1065, added on May 23rd, 2005 at 7:33 PM.

Having lived in New Hampshire, I can see where his feelings are coming
from. Enjoying nature is not very common, and this poem paints an image in
my mind of peacefulness, and serenity. Robert Frost enjoyed the simpler
things in life, like a light snowfall just as the sun sets behind the
mountains, and the woods take on a beautiful look, with the bright
whiteness of the snow contrasting with the dark night sky, creating a calm
and subtle gray atmosphere. Yet at the same time, he is not in complete
solitude, for there is a house nearby with light shining from it, showing
warmth close by as a friendly reminder that he is not far from comfort, but
far enough away from people to enjoy nature all by his lonesome self. Maybe
he was contemplating suicide, as many people believe, but I solely believe
he was dreaming of a lifetime of serenity away from it all yet in only one
moments time, and as his dream fades away he is reminded of the long
journey of life ahead of him before he reaches his tranquil paradise.

Zac from United States

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Information about Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 24. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Volume: New Hampshire
Year: 1923
Added: Feb 1 2004
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Poem of the Day: Jun 26 2000


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