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

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Comment 148 of 618, added on February 8th, 2006 at 5:14 AM.

"And Miles to go before i sleep" is my favorite line
A very thoughtful poem which will make you to realise the responsiblities.
An inspiration telling that a long road ahead so be prepared to face it
Senthil kumar

Senthil Kumat from India
Comment 147 of 618, added on February 2nd, 2006 at 11:11 AM.

I need it in Czech language..

Hanka from Czech Republic
Comment 146 of 618, added on January 30th, 2006 at 3:16 AM.

As a student of literature,I have read the poem.This poem is very
beautiful,short and describes Frost's strong imaginative power.I have got
much pleasure from it. It IS also full of spiritual divinity.

Soukarja GHOSAL from India
Comment 145 of 618, added on January 29th, 2006 at 6:32 AM.

The poem has a lot of interpretations, but I think we should see it as a
mental journey. If you read the text thoroughly, you must realise that all
the things given in the text are in Frost's mind. He has created a world to
see if he could live away from reality. The horse, the night, all is in
Frost's mind. For example, the woods (lovely, dark and deep), symbolize a
mental stage immersed in darkness, most like a depression. But he thinks
about his promises, his miles to go, so he go on and keep living in this
world, where nothing toughs him, and all his as if it was lost.

Francisco from Spain
Comment 144 of 618, added on January 28th, 2006 at 11:01 AM.

Apparently, this poem is simple and even boring...but if you do a close
reading of it, you can discover a poem full of meanings.
From my point of view, I think that it is associated with the suicide. In
addition, God is a figure important here, because in my opinion I think
that the friend of the speaker is he. Night is something important here,
because it is related with death: night is the last moment in a day, in the
same way that death is the last event in a life.
These are some particular ideas that I have supposed after read the poem,
but it has many others interpretations.
Thanks!

Irene from Spain
Comment 143 of 618, added on January 25th, 2006 at 6:13 AM.

Indeed a mind blowing piece of Frost, and one of the best poems i have ever
come across. It is positive, and inspiring to every human and i personally
feel that the description of the purpose of life in just few lines is
awesome. A must for every student and the ones who are depressed in life as
the poem also says that life offers plenty of oppotunities than death. read
it, get revived, and have the most wonderful experience of your life. I
just love it!!!!!!!

Nidhi Bubna from India
Comment 142 of 618, added on January 25th, 2006 at 3:19 AM.

i first came across this poem as a kid when i was in class ix and it still
remains one of the greatest poems that i ever read.
The poem is very simple and lucid, yet it carries a great meassage.
The last lines "i have many promises to keep... and miles to go b'fore i
sleep..."..
conveys that whatever bond, whatever obstacles be , one should keep
performing one's duties, keep moving towards one's goal till the end of
one's life.In a nutshell one should never retire from one's duties. one's
struggle for betterment, one should always keep moving.

md arshad hussain from India
Comment 141 of 618, added on January 25th, 2006 at 3:24 AM.

we think that this poem is very hard to understand..
we read it alot of times and find it pretty scary..
and its weird...

Megan , Mable and Fiona from Ireland
Comment 140 of 618, added on January 25th, 2006 at 12:58 AM.

This e-version of this poem (my favorite of all poems) does not separate
the stanzas properly. Each stanza consists of 4 lines, thus there are 4
stanzas.

Thom from Thailand
Comment 139 of 618, added on January 22nd, 2006 at 1:59 AM.

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening is a poem which teaches us to be
hopeful and appreciate the opportunities. Robert Frost has written 'and
miles to go before I sleep' implying that he is not afraid to die. 'I have
promises to keep' implies that he is conscious of his resposibilities
towards his family,career etc. A very thoughtful and inspiring composition.


Rupinder Singh Madan from India

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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: 1947 times
Poem of the Day: Jun 26 2000


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