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

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Comment 176 of 1056, added on April 29th, 2006 at 1:37 PM.

I love this poem. It is my favorite poem. I like to read it every day
because it has so much feeling to it. This poem is the greatest!

Tim from United States
Comment 175 of 1056, added on April 28th, 2006 at 8:51 PM.

I came to know about Robert Frost while at school.
I think that the woods are the comforts and pleasures of a known place
like our home. But a home is only a temporary stop in our journey of life.
May be our life itself is a temporary stop in a larger journey

Huzefa from India
Comment 174 of 1056, added on April 27th, 2006 at 8:04 PM.

I think this poem is great.Robert Frost has a great Explenation and gives
great details.Robert Frost is one of my favorite poets.

kailas from United States
Comment 173 of 1056, added on April 26th, 2006 at 5:15 PM.

I be a rappa and i just love findin sweet rhymes that put me in da mood for
relaxin and dis be one of them poems

GMONEY from United States
Comment 172 of 1056, added on April 25th, 2006 at 12:20 PM.

I'm not sure what the meaning in maybe it is about Santa Claus, maybe about
life, but I like this poem alot.

Danielle from United States
Comment 171 of 1056, 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 1056, 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 1056, 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 1056, 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 1056, 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

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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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