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

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Comment 171 of 611, added on April 21st, 2006 at 8:10 PM.

I adore this poem, coming from the UK I have wealth of poets at my disposal
(as do we all), Shelley, Keates, Tennyson and Byron to name but a few!
However, Robert Frost is one of my all time favourites, he ranks with them
all! The imagery he portrays in so few lines is sheer mastery, I studied
the poem at school and still after all these years, it never fails to
conjure up the most invocative of meanings. I also love The Road Not
Taken, but that is another story....

Charlotte from United Kingdom
Comment 170 of 611, added on April 21st, 2006 at 9:57 AM.

I think this poem means that you need to every once and a while you need to
stop and be thankful for what is around you because in the poem he
quotes,''the horse must think it queer to stop without a farmhouse
near'',then he says, ''I have promises to keep and miles and miles to go
before I sleep.''I am a 4th grade reader and I like this poem.

hunter mcferrin from United States
Comment 169 of 611, added on April 20th, 2006 at 9:12 AM.

this poem is one of my best heard ones.first of all,Robert Frost is one of
the best poets,he is also a nature poet.he has good ideas and imageneries
and the readers too can get some asthetic sense also.

prathya from India
Comment 168 of 611, added on April 15th, 2006 at 9:32 PM.

Sometimes, life presents individuals with situations which allow for both
an easy and difficult exit, the choice depending only upon the person. I
feel the "dark woods", can be the throws of addiction. Though the woods are
"lovely, dark, and deep", we as people have "promises to keep" in
fulfilling our life's purposes as willed by God. This cannot be done with
a life slaved to our drug. Although the easy choice is "lovely", we must
know to choose the better path.

Leeann from United States
Comment 167 of 611, added on April 14th, 2006 at 1:29 AM.

He wants to lay down and sleep, but he still has things he must accomplish.
He is too attached to let go and lay down his head... Yet he's stopped in
this wood on the darkest eve of the year. The little horse is worried. They
are stopped.

This poem never really made much sense to me until I heard it as composed
by Eric Whitacre. It was really hard to connect with the emotion; now I
find it hard not to.

Lie from United States
Comment 166 of 611, added on April 12th, 2006 at 1:13 PM.

I am not sure in specific what he is contemplating, wether it be suicide,
affair, crime, ect. But my opinion on this, is that he is faced with the
easy way out. But he knows his responsibility and must go on. I find it
absolutely beautiful and optimistic, saying that it will get better and
must find happiness.

Lara from United States
Comment 165 of 611, added on April 10th, 2006 at 8:31 PM.

very cute!

Michol from Sweden
Comment 164 of 611, added on April 4th, 2006 at 7:42 PM.

This poem makes me feel cold. I also feel sad. It is about cows in a forest
and they need some hay. They want to go to sleep in a warm barn but the
man on the horse wants to go to the village to drink some coffee. He will
need to go many miles and then come back to put the cows to bed.

Sawa Pinniko from Bangladesh
Comment 163 of 611, added on April 3rd, 2006 at 10:19 PM.

his poems are my love
his poems are my dreams
when i read them i fly like a white dove

and when i read
one that makes me feel
that i may need
his poems to make me real

poem writter from Australia
Comment 162 of 611, added on March 29th, 2006 at 9:10 AM.

i reqest to you send chemistry book. i am very thankful to you. this addrss
{main nasira bad gulbrag 3 h#102 st#5 pakistan lahore}

kamran from Pakistan

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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
Viewed: 1897 times
Poem of the Day: Jun 26 2000

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