Essays Tagged: "The Road Not Taken: A Selection of Robert Frost's Poems"

Diction in "THE ROAD NOT TAKEN" by Robert Frost

Robert Frost's "THE ROAD NOT TAKEN" talks about the everyday choices that one makes while traveling down the road of ... poem by saying "Two roads diverged in a yellow wood"This is interesting because it is suggests that there are two "actual" roads, as opposed to figurative roads. Then the speaker goes on to say "And s ... speaker goes on to say "And sorry I could not travel both"This is one of the most powerful lines in the poem; because no matter whom the reader is they will relate to the feeling of regret, and sadnes ...

(2 pages) 189 2 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

an analysis of Robert Frost's " The road not taken"

'Do not follow where the path may lead... Go instead where there is nopath and leave a trail.'-Robert FrostEveryone is a ... stEveryone is a traveler, choosing the roads to follow on the mapof their continuous journey, life. There is never a straight path thatleaves one with but a sole direction in which to head. Regardless ... hich to head. Regardless of theoriginal message that Robert Frost had intended to convey, his poem,'The Road Not Taken', has left its readers with many differentinterpretations. It is one's past, pres ...

(3 pages) 445 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Poem analysis essay of Robert Frost's poem "the road not taken".

The poet basically says that everyone is a traveler and choosing the roads to follow on the map of l ... map of life is never a straight path that leaves someone with one single direction in which to head.The poet's point of view in this poem is his belief that it is the road that one chooses that makes ... e telling this with a sigh, somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by," in this passage, Robert Frost shows an inspiring mood. Taking a road that ...

(2 pages) 276 0 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Langston Hughes and Robert Frost as Role Models.

"The Road Not Taken" and "Mother to Son" are both parables meant to teach lessons already learned by ... eant to teach the lesson that life is precious and once a decision is made it cannot be taken back. Therefore, make decisions careful because they will steer the course of your life.Also, both poems a ... ourse of your life.Also, both poems are narrated by a single person, implying that the choices that they have made and the hardships they have endured have been alone. This implies a strength and indi ...

(4 pages) 45 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Interpretation of "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost

Choices are never easy- men face multitudes of them in their lifetime. Some decisions to these choices are clear while others are sometimes more di ... oem "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost is a first person narrative tale of a monumental moment in the speaker's life- Frost can be considered the speaker. Frost is faced between the choice of a mome ... ced between the choice of a moment and a lifetime manifested in his poem. Walking down a rural road the narrator encounters a point on his travel that diverges into two separate similar paths. In Robe ...

(3 pages) 250 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of Robert Frost's "An Old Man's Winter Night"

What is the goal in a poem? Why do writers write? Most poems are an attempt to pass on a message, to give a ... 874-1963) wrote An Old Man's Winter Night, perhaps his most well conceived work and published it in the book 'Mountain Interval', released in 1920 as a fine peak to his career. The poem tells the stor ... n's death. This man is portrayed as being lonely, and without meaning to anyone except for himself. The old man seems to realize this in a certain point in the poem, and decides that he no longer want ...

(6 pages) 71 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Line by Line Analysis of The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,The key word here is "two". Throughout our lives we constantly face decisions where we have two choi ... e decisions where we have two choices. Even when it seems there is only one choice, we can decide either to DO it, or NOT do it; so there are STILL two alternatives.And sorry I could not travel bothAn ... s we wish we could do BOTH; HAVE our cake and eat it too! We know we can't, so we must agonize over the choices; weigh the possibilities.And looked down one as far as I couldTo where it bent in the un ...

(2 pages) 79 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Brief notes on 'The Road Not Taken' by Robert Frost

The Road Not TakenA journey can be defined as a physical, imaginative or inner experience that leads ... aginative or inner experience that leads to the accomplishment of intended goals hence resulting in the growth and maturity of an individual.Within the context of Robert Frost's The Road Not Taken the ... bert Frost's The Road Not Taken the physical journey taken by the persona is used as a metaphor for the inner journey he is actually experiencing by choosing between two different paths. Thus the road ...

(1 pages) 53 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

An analysis of Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken". Teacher asked for us to pick a poem and defend why it is the most interesting or thought-provoking.

The Road Not takenThis poem, written by Robert Frost, was the most interesting, thought-provoking, d ... ge adds thought and depth to each and every poem. At first glance it might appear that Frost writes the kind of romantic poetry often associated with 1800 American and English writers because of his p ... poets of this era believed that people and nature could live in harmony. Adversely Frost felt that the purposes of people and nature are never the same and so their actions could never equal (Costell ...

(3 pages) 125 3 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Analysis of The Road Not Taken: Robert Frost

Everyone is a traveler, choosing the roads to follow on the map of their continuous journey, life. There is never a straight path tha ... is never a straight path that leaves one with but a sole direction in which to head. Regardless of the original message that Robert Frost had intended to convey, his poem, "The Road Not Taken", has l ... Not Taken", has left its readers with many different interpretations. It is one's past, present and the attitude with which he looks upon his future that determines the shade of the light that he will ...

(3 pages) 65 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"The Road Not Taken" and Other Poems by Robert Frost

"The Road Not Taken" and Other Poems by Robert Frost"Robert Frost, born March 26, 1874" (Robert Frost ... be "one of America is leading 20th century poets" (Frost 15). Some of his most famous work includes The Road Not Taken, Design, and Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening. "Frost won an unprecedented nu ... readers from all different experiences to relate to his poems. "Frost's poetry is based mainly upon the life and scenery of rural New England," (Frost 15) and the language of his verse reflects the co ...

(7 pages) 134 0 4.2 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"The Road Not Taken in the Choices of Life"

"The Road Not Taken in the Choices of Life" I shall be telling this with a sigh somewhere ages and ag ... ence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - I took the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference. (Frost 1-5) On the surface, Robert Frost's poem is a story about a walk on a wooded ... m is a story about a walk on a wooded road, but it had deeper meaning to him and how he feels about the road. Also, the poem has a universal meaning about life and the choices it presents. Further, th ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Analysis of "The Road Not Taken"

Robert Frost's poem, "The Road Not Taken" is a poem that depicts the narrator standing in the woods. He is faced with a fo ... n the woods. He is faced with a fork in the roads, and has to choose to travel one of them. Both of the paths are equally worn. The narrator contemplates a long time and chooses "the more traveled one ... traveled one", making a note to himself that he would take the other path later. Yet, he knows that the probability of that is unlikely. In the end, he concludes with a sigh that if he had the chance, ...

(3 pages) 122 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Analysing and opininons on the poem "The Road not Taken" by Robert Frost

Everyone, throughout the course of their lives come across life altering decisions. Sometimes when faced with these decis ... when faced with these decisions we are unsure of what to choose or what we are choosing between and the choice can be harder than the action itself. We must choose the path we feel is right for us. Ou ... h we feel is right for us. Our choices must be based on our own instincts. We cannot simply follow others' paths but rather must pave our own. Most importantly once we have finished that vital process ...

(9 pages) 121 1 4.5 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The road not taken 2

"The Road Not Taken" In analyzing the poem "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost, it represents "the c ... ert Frost, it represents "the classic choice of a moment and a lifetime."(pg 129) He relies much on the reflections of nature to convey his theme. However, this poem seems to be in essence very simple ... ch one will make. Frost uses unique ability to see an ordinary, everyday activity to portray such a theme. By using such simple endeavors, Frost reaches his audience on a more personal level. However, ...

(5 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Dark Side Of Robert Frost

st has written many works of art and to show his achievement, he has won several awards and honors. The first time that I was introduced to poetry was in my freshmen year of high school. I remember th ... because I thought it was a poem that could be related to every decision that you must make in life. The name of the poem is "The Road Not Taken". As I was introduced to Frost all over again this year, ...

(6 pages) 21 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

When Reality Kicked In

It was not until my 21st birthday this past week that I realized which path I was going down. The typical sorority girl, I had to celebrate my birthday in style; going to the bar and getting tra ... e; going to the bar and getting trashed as any other 21 year old in this country would do. However, the next day, after all the vomiting and being fatigue; I came the conclusion that I didn't want my ...

(4 pages) 355 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

In 1916, a poet by the name of Robert Frost

In 1916, a poet by the name of Robert Frost released a book of poems entitled, Mountain Interval. In this book was writ ... ot Taken", a poem that has been my favorite since I first read it in third grade. When I first read the poem I was captivated by the fact that it was a sort of adventurous poem. The speaker was a trav ... enturous poem. The speaker was a traveler and had come to a fork in the road and had chosen to take the least traveled road. To a third grader this was adventurous, but as I continued to grow and make ...

(5 pages) 632 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Road Not Taken Literary Analysis

To take or not take the road, this is what you should think about as you read the poem by Robert Frost entitled ?The Roa ... ?The Road Not Taken.? Many of us have taken a ?wrong turn?, but somehow we always seem to end up on the right road. At a young age you are at the crossroads that may decide your future life. Robert Fr ... rost referred to a road or path when describing a direction someone has taken in life. In this poem there are three literary elements that are used to enhance the poem. They are Imagery, Diction/Conno ...

(2 pages) 83 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Analysis of "The Lockless Door" by Robert Frost

The Lockless Door” by Robert Frost shows how an individual is either running away from his cons ... opportunity. Although there are two sides in this poem, both sides are actually connected to each other in a way so that they make a circle. “The Lockless Door” show the past and the future ... Door” show the past and the future at the same time.If the poem is the case of his conscience, then the individual is perhaps tortured or agonized by something of the past. Frost shows this theme ...

(5 pages) 10 0 3.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry