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Analysis and comments on The Rose Family by Robert Frost

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Comment 26 of 143, added on January 5th, 2011 at 2:21 AM.

Robert Frost describes how a rose is so complex, which makes it beautiful.
People often say simple is beautiful as well and like by others, for
example apples(round), pear(curve). A Rose(unique). Well I say this poem
describes our music nowadays because it is not about lyrics any more its
about a hot beat and a catchy hook(simple). The music before(complex) more
lyrical and artist had more perception of music and knew how to wax their

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Comment 25 of 143, added on November 24th, 2010 at 9:15 AM.

everyone has his own rose in his mind whether beautiful or ugly

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Comment 24 of 143, added on May 7th, 2010 at 1:54 AM.
The Rose Family

I believe that Robert Frost was adressing the concept of love and being
loved but also adressing value.Roses are beautiful to look at but they can
signify many other thoughts and/or emotions (friendship, hope,
faith,happiness,jealousy...etc.)and all the pear, plum, and apple have to
offer is substance and that's all they would be able to offer-substance. He
seems to covet the rose (thoughts, feelings, emotions...)more than the
pear, apple, or plum (substance)and goes on to say that some are starting
to choose substance over true 'substance'-intelligence. And finishes off by
saying that (to whom ever he was 'talking' to)has REAL substance and teh
one he feels for.

Cynthia from United States

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 3. The Rose Family
Volume: West-Running Brook
Year: 1928
Added: Feb 1 2004
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Poem of the Day: Dec 13 2013

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