Comment 6 of 6, added on September 4th, 2014 at 4:57 PM.
This poem was written about the Von Trapp family when they moved to Stowe
VT. There were 10 children and Maria and Georg Von Trapp. They all loved
the land and forest where they were living and it is a tribute to their
life up on the mountain.
Ann from United States
Comment 5 of 6, added on November 2nd, 2010 at 11:35 AM.
Frost was absolutely Christian. His wife was atheist, but he did not share
her atheistic views. The trans substantiation informed his philosophy of
natural dualism. Read Peter Stanlis for more.
from United States
Comment 4 of 6, added on November 5th, 2009 at 7:02 PM.
There is no "Christian side." Frost was an atheist.
Kate from United States
Comment 3 of 6, added on July 8th, 2005 at 1:37 AM.
Well, Amanda, as Frost, himself, once said, "Poetry permits one possible
way to say one thing and mean another." He really meant to impart profound
messages about life and human nature in his poems. Fortunately, he was
gifted with a genius for diction and tone that evokes emotion and thought
in us as we read them, making his thoughts all the more palatable,
evocative, and communicative for us. You are free, of course, to only skim
the surface when you read poetry, but you will miss out on a great deal of
pleasure and knowledge that is free for the taking. You just have to be
willing to meet the poet half way, and the more you try to do it, the
easier and more rewarding it will become.
Terry from United States
Comment 2 of 6, added on May 17th, 2005 at 11:20 PM.
tO Me ThIs PoEm mEaNs So mAnY DiFfErEnT ThInGs BuT i AlWaYs TaKe It FrOm
tHe ChrIsTiAN SiDe. oH aNd FyI fOr A LoT of pRoJeCtS sTuDeNtS hAvE to gEt
tO tHe ReAl mEaNiNg I kNoW tHaTs WhAt i HaD To Do fOr mY lAsT PrOjEcT !!
Ami from United States
Comment 1 of 6, added on April 13th, 2005 at 11:36 PM.
i really hate how people just rip apart poems to see if there is a "real"
meaning. why cant people just read poems and just enjoy them for what it
says and not for what they think it says?
amanda from Canada