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Analysis and comments on The Need of Being Versed in Country Things by Robert Frost

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Comment 11 of 37, added on January 8th, 2009 at 4:30 PM.

This poem (like many of Frost's poems) is about the differences between
humans and nature. The plants and animals do not mourn the loss of the
farmhouse, they continue to live, even making their homes in the reckage.
The central idea is that, although many other poets talk of nature as being
gentle and beautiful, we shouldn't sentimentalise it as it is, in fact,
brutal and uncaring. The birds have not 'wept' after the destruction, they
barely notice. This veiw of nature being savage present in other poems of
Frost's.

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Comment 10 of 37, added on January 3rd, 2009 at 1:20 PM.

robert frost grew up on a farm and rode a pig and had a fight with a
doctor. also his lovers climbed mountains and thats what this poem is truly
about.

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Comment 9 of 37, added on January 13th, 2008 at 9:50 AM.

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Comment 8 of 37, added on December 5th, 2007 at 4:57 AM.

If you grew up in the country, truly, you understand natural decay and "to
every season turn, turn," and you do not grieve too long and certainly know
that the birds don't.

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Information about The Need of Being Versed in Country Things

Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 45. The Need of Being Versed in Country Things
Volume: New Hampshire
Year: 1923
Added: Feb 1 2004
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