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

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Comment 268 of 1098, added on December 21st, 2009 at 12:00 AM.
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Comment 267 of 1098, added on December 21st, 2009 at 12:00 AM.
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southern answer engineering least rise winter place route

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Comment 266 of 1098, 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 1098, 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 1098, 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 1098, 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
Comment 262 of 1098, added on May 6th, 2009 at 9:59 PM.

Robert Frost liked to write about his family. This poem is about him going
though the woods. He has to get through the woods to get to his family.
He lived on a farm in New England. In the poem it talks about how he has
to make choices to get farther in life.

Matt Perry from United States
Comment 261 of 1098, added on May 6th, 2009 at 7:51 PM.

Like Thoreau, Frost is a great admirer of nature. They both use nature as a
subject in their works. Many of Frost’s poems are filled with natural
imagery. He expresses many of his emotions using imagery of nature. In the
poem, “Stopping by Woods in a Snowy Evening”, the speaker is attracted and
tempted by the beauty of nature. Even though he wants to stay longer in the
woods, he has responsibilities and other obligations he has to attend. It
is impossible for him to rest because he still has to travel. In the poem
Frost uses rhyming and rhythm. For example, he rhymes queer, near, and
year.



Alma Rivera from United States
Comment 260 of 1098, added on May 6th, 2009 at 6:18 AM.

Robert frost’s life has reflected upon his poetry; when writing this poem,
Frost was on his way home with groceries for his family, but was delayed by
the beauty of snowy road; In the last two stanzas displays the commitment
to his family but also the commitment that the every day person carries and
has to complete before our closure in life. Frost uses traditional style to
write poetry but his expansion of everyday words creates imagery, and
everlasting classic pieces.

Elizabeth from United States
Comment 259 of 1098, added on May 5th, 2009 at 9:41 PM.

Robert frost’s life has reflected upon his poetry; when writing this poem,
Frost was on his way home with groceries for his family, but was delayed by
the beauty of snowy road; In the last two stanzas displays the commitment
to his family but also the commitment that the every day person carries and
has to complete before our closure in life. Frost uses traditional style to
write poetry but his expansion of everyday words creates imagery, and
everlasting classic pieces.

Elizabeth Aguilera 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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