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Analysis and comments on Desert Places by Robert Frost

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Comment 17 of 177, added on May 20th, 2008 at 6:41 PM.

ok the poem looks iambic to me and I would guess on a pentameter. except
for that we have four stanzas with a rhyme scheme of aaba,ccbc,ddbd,eebe.
the whole thing has a song like quality- see the repetitions. the exterior
solitude is compared to the speakers inner solitude and so on. too sleepy
to continue, maybe if someone begs for it...

Abdulcabbar from Turkey
Comment 16 of 177, added on May 13th, 2008 at 12:39 AM.

I'm just saying the poem makes me sleepy.....



Gan from Taiwan
Comment 15 of 177, added on March 30th, 2008 at 3:28 PM.

haha. i love that first comment.
i am writing a five page response to this poem,and im just b.s.ing my way
through it.
this poem sucks

it has a message: the message is to honor i tin your own soul and feel the
despair he felt.

it is not ment to be put into any other words than those that frost used.

if you can't understand his message ur on crack i swear.

and i hate all english teachers that think that explicating a poem helps us
understand it, when the author intended their writing to be enjoyed and
interperated according to the listener, and enjyed.
not picked apart.



screw english courses.

kari from United States
Comment 14 of 177, added on August 5th, 2007 at 9:30 AM.

i seriously hate alllllllll of robert frosts poems!
ive been trying to research poems so i can do my essay on them and all i
got was jack shit from u guys!
for real tho how can u guys even cum up with any meanings of any poem let
alone robert's poems of absolute shit!
anyway thanx for the help guys....NOT!
i guess im gna go and fail my essay!

billy from Greece
Comment 13 of 177, added on April 23rd, 2007 at 3:59 PM.

This poem has twenty verses and 4 stanzas. It rhymes which are a: fast,
past, and last, c: theirs, lairs, and unawares, e: loneliness, less, and
express, and f: spaces and places. He also use alliteration such as "Snow
falling and night falling fast, oh, fast:. His tone towards this poem is
sadness, loneliness, and quiet.

Tanyarat from United States
Comment 12 of 177, added on April 26th, 2006 at 9:17 PM.

this is so magical i love it

zarka from United States
Comment 11 of 177, added on February 26th, 2006 at 7:39 AM.

i think that we can feel the magic of this poem in the last line!!!!!

assma alatwna from Palestine
Comment 10 of 177, added on February 23rd, 2006 at 9:20 AM.

in this poem the author uses 'desert' as a metaphor for lonliness. he
trying to say that in his world he has nobody to share it with. he is
comparing his life to a desert.

Olga from United States
Comment 9 of 177, added on October 3rd, 2005 at 9:30 PM.

You are so funny Ritvik,
i read your whole massage to get some thing about the peom, but you have
written nothing. i am wondering what made you change in doing some thing
else for the rest of your life.
You might never get achance to read these but you are waiting forever,
interesting

nadia from United States
Comment 8 of 177, added on September 26th, 2005 at 8:12 PM.

ppl... guess what.. I wanted to read this poem but soon i found out that
the poem is not that interesting as the comments u guys wrote.. hehehe...
and the marijuana one.. god.. i was laughing like hell.. and specially when
that person says.. if i didn't get laid.. i will hit the monkey... gosh it
made me crazy...hehehe.. ok bye.. have a good one guys.... now after this
messege.. i might be doing something else for the rest of my life and might
never get chance to read these again... well it just made my day for
today.. damn... i m gonna miss this.. isn't it weird... that a person from
a different country can be so near sometime and read ur messeges..
unbelievable.. and yeah... lets hope.. some1 ..some where will read these
messeges.. and might try to get back to me... waiting rightnow.. will wait
for ever... just to let u guys know... desting might be not that important
to some1 among u.. but guys belive me.. i really is a main purpose of
life... shit.. i wrote so much.. i think i should .. would.. could have
wrote my english essay instead,,,,, have a good one.. love..Ritvik Singh...

Ritvik from India

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: Desert Places
Volume: A Further Range
Year: 1936
Added: Feb 20 2003
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