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Analysis and comments on Wind and Window Flower by Robert Frost

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Comment 19 of 59, added on March 5th, 2010 at 10:34 AM.

I'm not a poem critic.but it seems to me ‘he marked her through the pane’
means simply to notice the flower.like we notice someone special.Ofcourse
here the flower is the girl,living in a small world,calm & quiet,allowed to
watch the world from inside the window.her love is silent.And the boy is
the winter wind,the proof reader of destruction.he shows his love in every
way he can.Their differences in nature & limitations to stay aside made the
flower to refuse the wind in silence,in pain.

Faria from Bangladesh
Comment 18 of 59, added on November 30th, 2009 at 9:40 AM.

Im having alittle trouble analysing this poem. I have estaablished the fact
the the winter breeze is the boy and the window flower is the girl, but im
not understanidng the relationship beween the two line for line.
I know that their is a love connection between the two,
"when the frosty winter veil was melted over at noon, and the caged yellow
bird hungover her in tune"
these lines have to do with imeragery, i can imagine the winter frost blew
by the flower at night, but by noon, any proof of him being there was
melted away.
"he marked her through the pain, he could not help but mark, and only
passed her by, to come again at dark"
i dont understand these lines? is he hurting her???

Shannon from Canada
Comment 17 of 59, added on October 29th, 2009 at 12:00 AM.

I see this poem differently. I see it as the wind(boy) sacrificing his love
for her, as he could only hurt her. And the window flower, in a way wanted
to be with him, but didn't because he hurt her. "He marked her through the
pane, he could not help but mark" As she leaned aside he left. She would
not go against nature, they were too opposite for love.

Bec from Australia
Comment 16 of 59, added on March 16th, 2009 at 9:40 AM.

Used this poem and three of my own for the Speech Competitions in Iowa. Got
3 I's thank you Robert Frost.

Michael from United States
Comment 15 of 59, added on February 9th, 2009 at 2:43 PM.

Makes me miss a boy that I loved once. Met 9 years again and yet to have
lost and found him recently. How my heart aches still from it. Bittersweet
reunion. My heart longs, hopes, and looks forward to our next meeting. Who
knows when? Hopefully not nine years from now. :-)

Halo from United States
Comment 14 of 59, added on April 23rd, 2007 at 8:19 PM.

i think this poem is the best that is why i am doing a report on it

gary and connie from United States
Comment 13 of 59, added on February 15th, 2006 at 4:06 PM.

i think its absoulutly marvoulessssss!!!!! how bout you molly--i think its
vantasticly fabulistic

Betty from United States
Comment 12 of 59, added on February 7th, 2006 at 12:32 PM.

Im Anna, This poem reminds me of my girlfriend who tragicly dumped me just
because I dated another girl fora month only!That looser...oh wellI am now
strait and IN LOVE with Robert frost! XOXOX

Anna from United States
Comment 11 of 59, added on January 30th, 2006 at 5:59 PM.

i loved this poem. definetly my favvorritee.

props to old frosty. :]

sniicckkaa. from Australia
Comment 10 of 59, added on December 8th, 2005 at 8:08 PM.

I can relate myself thru this poem very much. My heart has been broken too
a lot of times already to the only girl whom I love the most. She's the
first and last girl for me I guess. Though it takes a lot of sacrifice to
win her heart. Whenever she takes me for granted I feel upset. Therefore
this poem suits my love experience as well. Moreover, this fine piece of
work by Mr. Frost is absolutely touching.

Christopher from Philippines

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Information about Wind and Window Flower

Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 8. Wind and Window Flower
Volume: A Boy's Will
Year: 1913
Added: Feb 20 2003
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Poem of the Day: Apr 12 2011

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