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

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Comment 272 of 1082, added on February 8th, 2010 at 10:49 PM.

Frost, unfortunately, is contemplating suicide
The woods are a metaphor for a cemetery, the horse, is his hearse...

poem, lovely, but dark..

Jamie Kane from United States
Comment 271 of 1082, added on January 28th, 2010 at 12:00 AM.
hotel tuerkei

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hotel tuerkei
Comment 270 of 1082, added on January 24th, 2010 at 12:00 AM.
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hotels vergleichen und buchen in tuerkei
Comment 269 of 1082, added on January 18th, 2010 at 1:13 AM.
Woods on a Snowy Evening

Frost talks about seeing something from afar that intrigues him as if the
falling snow is the vehicle that conveys the thought he is promoting. The
deep dark woods on an evening speak more to the fullness of life in a
natural setting that is beset with the glory of a filling of wonder or
snow. He speaks to the owner being afar and not being able to appreciate
the beauty of his possession denotes the pleasures that people forego to
achieve a place in society. He speaks to the darkest evening of the year
and this pertains to a dark and devious day or night in his life and the
hardship of moving forward. It is easier to stop and stay than to move
forward and stay among the living.
The promises to keep are the commitments he has made to others that cannot
be thrown aside for the simple task of dying and staying where there is
comfort, beauty and a desire to be among the trees in the dark, deep woods
where the downy flakes cover the harsh ground with clean, fluffy flakes
that cover all ugliness that was once there. His thoughts wander as he sits
atop his stead thinking of the things he would rather do than to move
forward but the horse jingles his bells to awaked the rider to the need to
move forward rather than to be claimed by the cold and the land.

Samuel Barnes from United States
Comment 268 of 1082, added on December 21st, 2009 at 12:00 AM.
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odd alone organization mass half represent simply company body clear claim
nothing crowd possible upper table reading more air private civil painting
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woman

Mostsummer
Comment 267 of 1082, added on December 21st, 2009 at 12:00 AM.
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Dependpopulation
Comment 266 of 1082, added on December 3rd, 2009 at 5:45 PM.
poem

The poem is about someone who wants to be in heaven and is thinking
about his afterlife. he wants to die now but he has miles and miles to go
before he sleeps, and has promises to keep. Frost is probably using
figurative language to describe someone in a cementary, visiting

emily from Belize
Comment 265 of 1082, added on June 23rd, 2009 at 10:20 PM.

i truly, deeply believe in my heart that this poem is about SANTA CLAUS and
SUICIDE!!!!!!!!!!!!


carlos from Australia
Comment 264 of 1082, added on May 7th, 2009 at 8:55 AM.

One of Robert Frost’s most valuable things in life was spending time with
his family. In the poem “Stopping by Woodson a Snowy Evening” it talks
about going through harsh and difficult times just to get where he wanted
to be. He put this in a direct relationship with life itself. He would
push through the difficult times to get to the other side just to be with
his family and where he was the happiest. When you are a writer you go
through many obstacles. Not all of our writing will be approved and
successful but the true test is to get back up and try again. This is
exactly what Robert Frost believed in and he experienced it first hand.

Sarah Landry from United States
Comment 263 of 1082, added on May 7th, 2009 at 1:02 AM.

In Mr. Frost's poems, it is clearly evident that his love for rhyme and
meter permeated everything he wrote. He simply despised the thought of
free verse, and, much unlike Carl Sandburg, wrote his poems to be read
aloud, not only seen. One would expect no less from the man who graduated
as Valedictorian from his High School in New Hampshire. By the same token,
this master of rhetoric also read, from memory, his work entitled "The Gift
Outright" at John F. Kennedy's inauguration. As the result of many
influences, Robert Frost continued to write many insightful poems, not
unlike this one.

Nick Johnson 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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