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

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Comment 106 of 1056, added on November 14th, 2005 at 10:58 AM.

i think it is the best poem i have ever read in my life
it explained life and its problems and happiness so i love it so much

zeina from Egypt
Comment 105 of 1056, added on November 10th, 2005 at 11:20 PM.

A deceptive poem, "Stopping..." begins rather innocently: simple rhymes
describing a brief pause in the narrator's light, horse-carriage evening
journey through a peaceful, snowy forest. But then come the final lines,
four stanzas that convey the impression of staring into an abyss, or of
wandering endlessly into a deep and unfanthomable blankness.

A very clever, ominous, and powerful poem, indeed.

shnaggletooth from United States
Comment 104 of 1056, added on November 9th, 2005 at 2:04 PM.

I have heard this poem/song a lot in my life and i really think that this
poem has a deep meaning into it besides just having someone stop in the
woods. The poem is saying to have courage and to take chances. this poem
really inspired me.

Ashley from United States
Comment 103 of 1056, added on November 9th, 2005 at 12:37 AM.

This poem has been a guiding force in my life.It has given me courage
during the bad phase of my life and encouraged me to stick to my goal at
all circumstances and keep moving.

stuty from India
Comment 102 of 1056, added on November 8th, 2005 at 12:02 PM.

ROBERT ROBERT ROBERT ROBERT FROSTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT i love this
poem...it means a lot to me...SAnta really does not like christmas i think
hes trying to say

Michael JettyTown from United States
Comment 101 of 1056, added on November 7th, 2005 at 2:59 AM.

This is one of my favorite poem and I have kept the last stanza "Woods are
lovely ....before I sleep" beside my work place. It used to give me
inspiration when I was a student and still gives me the same inspiration at
this age of 42.
Although it is difficult to stick to our goal in this fast changing world,
at least we can get some courage from this poem.



Amitabha Thakur from India
Comment 100 of 1056, added on November 6th, 2005 at 6:39 PM.

how in the world does this poem mean suicuid it sound so peacefuland full
of life

flora from United States
Comment 99 of 1056, added on November 3rd, 2005 at 4:58 PM.

I learned this poem somewhere between 5 to 10 years ago. I think that this
is one of the best poems I've ever read in my life.

Kayla from United States
Comment 98 of 1056, added on November 2nd, 2005 at 12:37 PM.

i love this poem... !!! i remember this was part of our syllabus in
school... i loved it then and i love it even now!!! :) :) :)

yangzom from India
Comment 97 of 1056, added on October 25th, 2005 at 11:44 PM.

My english teacher, a big, bald, irishman, says that this poem is about
Santa Claus. He says Santa is delivering presents, that is the "promise" he
must keep. The miles to go before he sleeps are the many houses he must
visit to give presents to. The horses harness bells are really sleigh
bells. Its quiet because everyone is sleeping and waiting for Santa to
come. No suicide here... can anyone argue against that logic> (>.>) lol...

Will 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
Viewed: 2175 times
Poem of the Day: Jun 26 2000


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