Comment 8 of 18, added on May 6th, 2009 at 8:55 PM.
The poet Edwin Arlington Robinson often used rhyming techniques and meter
in his poetry. In this poem, “The House on the Hill,” we see that Edwin
Arlington Robinson uses a refrain or the repetition of a line or phrase of
a poem at regular intervals, especially at the end of each stanza. The
usage of a refrain reminds me of a very famous poem Edgar Allan Poe wrote
that is called “The Raven.” Edgar Allan Poe repeats the line, “quoth the
raven Nevermore” in his poem as Edwin Arlington Robinson repeats, “they are
all gone away” and “there is nothing more to say.” The way Edwin Arlington
Robinson used a refrain in “The House on the Hill” allows for a better
understanding of the poem.
Sarah Landry from United States
Comment 7 of 18, added on May 6th, 2009 at 7:39 PM.
In the poem The House On The Hill, Edwin Arlington Robinson seems to be
writing about his childhood, where he experienced the early death of
several family members. He also grew up under the shadow of his two
brothers, he often felt ignored by his parents and the local community. The
refrain he writes about "There is nothing more to say,They are all gone
away", refers to those close to him being dead or away and that he can say
no more to them. His repeated refrence to the house on the hill is a way of
expressing his lonley, sad memories of his family and house. This is a sad
poem that seems to reflective his inability to put his childhood in the
ashley engeln from United States
Comment 6 of 18, added on May 7th, 2007 at 1:31 PM.
This poem is really good! I'm using it for a project!
Comment 5 of 18, added on June 11th, 2006 at 5:46 AM.
sex with edwin is SO good.ooohhhhh that feels hot.
Comment 4 of 18, added on February 3rd, 2006 at 12:06 AM.
After reading intensively Robin's Biography,my analysis to the poem goes as
Robins sadness from His mother dying from Black Diphtheria, to his
brother dying of Drug Overdose, and father having mental depression, it
makes the writer state that he is just shouting out loud that he is alone
and he can't prove to his family that he finally became successful in
becoming a known poet.He feels that he has gone on and beyond and not need
to prove himself to the world what a excellent, perfectionist, analytical
writer he became.
Comment 3 of 18, added on September 18th, 2005 at 7:09 AM.
I have to do i poetry analizion on this poem, and i was wondering is any
one could help me understand what "our poor fancy-play for them is wasted
Comment 2 of 18, added on January 10th, 2005 at 8:23 PM.
I like this poem
Comment 1 of 18, added on December 19th, 2004 at 3:00 PM.
my presentation is about it....wat else can ı say???
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